Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.20

Minister gifts cars to JAC science toppers

“Whenever I get free time, I study; in the car while travelling from one place to another.  I may be a minister, but I am also a student now. Who knows, I may be one of the topper’s n...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Parent-teacher meet relief

Many parents are relived that parent-teacher meetings are taking place online because it has reduced the waiting time to meet a teacher at school. Several schools are allocating specific time slots t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.09.20

Rs 5 lakh from JU alumna to bridge gap

A Jadavpur University alumna who taught at the university for 36 years donated Rs 5 lakh to her alma mater to help it buy smartphones and data packs for poor students facing Net connectivity problems....
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

North East  /  Published 15.09.20

Peasant body’s unity call deadline

Peasant organisation Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) has set a deadline of September 20 for the AASU, AJYCP and the AJP to respond to their appeal for a united fight by regional forces to oust the...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 14.09.20

New regional party named in Assam

The new regional party backed by the influential All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) has been named Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) and its slogan wil...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 13.09.20

Parents not ready for in-person classes

Pandemic-wary parents are hesitant to send their wards to school, even those who are in senior classes, conversations the city institutions have had with guardians and pupils have revealed. Teachers ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.09.20

NEET turnout touches 90% in city

The attendance was 80 to 90 per cent at many of the venues of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), through which all medical colleges in India admit students to their undergraduate cours...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

When school goes online

Mischief managed As if technology wasn’t enough, teachers now have to deal with students determined to stir trouble even during online classes. Puloma Sen of Hariyana Vidya Mandir removes anyo...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 10.09.20

UK: visa tweak to aid students

The UK has announced a new points-based immigration system that will replace the previous Tier 4 visa route and promises to make the process “more streamlined” and simplified for students ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 06.09.20

New party taking shape in Assam

Assam could witness the birth of a “strong and inclusive” regional political party this month. The ball for the formation of the regional alternative, backed by the two leading youth orga...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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