Jharkhand  /  Published 22.02.21

'Inoculate school staff first'

A group of parents has urged the state government to ensure all staff of schools are vaccinated against the coronavirus in the interest of students since schools have been allowed to open for classes ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

Back at school

Thanks, but no thanks Despite the temptations of face-to-face classes, many, if not most, students have opted to continue online. Rudroprasad Bandyopadhyay of HVM is one such. “It’s not w...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.02.21

Cinema halls to reopen in March

Coaching centres, cinema halls with 50 percent capacity and public parks will reopen in Jharkhand from March 1 after remaining shut for about a year due to covid-19 pandemic. Also, all government offi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.02.21

Schools sweat over safety gaps

Government schools are finding it difficult to rearrange tables and benches to ensure physical distancing among students, the heads of several institutions said. The authorities are managing because ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

States  /  Published 15.02.21

Primary class resumption in Sikkim on Monday

All primary schools, both government and private, in Sikkim will reopen on Monday after almost 11 months of Covid 19-induced shutdown. Classes from VI to XII had resumed earlier as part of the state ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


Jharkhand  /  Published 14.02.21

Model schools in each district

The Hemant Soren government has already taken definitive steps towards providing quality education and converting government schools into model schools in keeping with the promise made by the chief mi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.21

Tell the world: Farmers' protest on Trevor Noah show

Sir — It is a relief that the popular television chat show host, Trevor Noah, dedicated a lengthy segment on his show to the farmers’ protests in India. Noah’s show garners high view...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 13.02.21

Hostel shut, class inaccessible

In-person classes resumed at schools across the city on Friday but many students who depend on government hostel accommodation do not know when they can get back to schools. The state government&rsqu...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.02.21

Schools record poor turnout on day one

Schools across the city recorded a low attendance — much lower than what they had expected — on the day campuses reopened after remaining shut for almost a year because of Covid-19. The l...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.02.21

Parents sceptical of school reopening

Thousands of students who are set to return to school after almost a year went to sleep with uncertainty as Left parties have called a 12-hour bandh on Friday. The state government has allowed school...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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