World  /  Published 12.05.21

9 killed in Russia school shooting

A gunman attacked a school on Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan, sending students running out of the building as smoke poured from its windows. At least nine people were killed — seve...
By AP in Moscow

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.21

School teachers flag Covid threat

An organisation of head teachers of government-aided schools in Bengal has appealed to the state project director of cooked midday meal scheme to suspend the distribution of dry midday meal items from...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.05.21

School focus on mental well-being

Several schools in the city have decided to address the mental health of students, especially those in junior classes, as they are forced to stay indoors for a second year in a row. Many of these stu...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 09.05.21

Kabul: 40 die as blasts target girls’ school

President Ghani blamed the Taliban. “The Taliban, by escalating their illegitimate war and violence, have once again shown that they are not only reluctant to resolve the current crisis peacefu...
By Reuters, AP in Kabul

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

HS as scheduled, from own schools

The higher secondary examinations will be held as scheduled in June, the state council of HS education said in a notice to the heads of all institutions on Friday. Unlike other years, the candidates ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


North East  /  Published 19.04.21

Covid: School curbs in Assam

The first case in Assam was detected on March 31, 2020 and till Saturday 2,23,816 people have tested positive while 1129 have died. At present, there are 4,794 active cases. Given the surge in positi...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.21

Something is rotten in the schools

My work email inbox often looks like a marketplace where I am exhorted to buy goods or services — supposedly for the betterment of my school. One look at the kind of mail that I receive will con...
By Devi Kar in

India  /  Published 09.04.21

Covid: Delhi schools shut

Schools in the national capital will remain closed for all classes till further orders due to the rise in Covid-19 cases, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday. The national capital has ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.04.21

Schools: no campus classes

Most private schools of  Ranchi have decided not to resume in-person classes from the new academic session owing to the alarming rise in Covid-19 cases and continue online teaching  until th...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 04.04.21

J&K shuts schools amid Covid surge

Schools for students of classes 10, 11 and 12 will also be closed for a week, it said. "Further, all gatherings for social and customary functions will be restricted to 200 only and after follow...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Srinagar


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