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The Telegraph School Awards For Excellence
West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.19

The Telegraph School Awards for Excellence

Md. Samir’s heart said “study”, but the mind spoke of shouldering family responsibility. To strike a balance between his desire and reality, Samir decided to work as well as study.A Class X stud...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.10.18

Beating odds, boy triumphs

A cruel twist of fate, leading to the death of both his parents, has not bogged down Jubaraj Das Upadhyaya. It has, instead, spurred him on to achieve more.Jubaraj’s parents died in a road accident ...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.19

Parents join hands for kids with special needs

Homemaker Pompi Sarkar travels with her nine-year-old son Prantik from Budge Budge for two hours to reach a nondescript house in a bylane in Jadavpur, where the two attend classes for the next five ho...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.19

Driver feeds patients’ kin in hospitals

A pool car driver by day and a good Samaritan who feeds hungry mouths by night — Partha Kar Chowdhury juggles the two roles with ease. Kar Chowdhury, 50, who was honoured at The Telegraph School Awa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Teen alerts adults on matters of mind

A Class X student reminded an audience of adults on Saturday that they should not ignore the warning signs when a child seems lonely or is not eating properly.The theme for this year’s The Telegraph...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Imagine a Lennon teaching English at 94

The audience at Nazrul Mancha gave a standing ovation to birthday girl Olive Lennon who turned 94 on Saturday. The nonagenarian Lennon still teaches English to her nephew and a small group of children...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.19

The 24th Telegraph School Awards

 It’s time again to celebrate children who have triumphed over odds and teachers who have been guiding lights.The Telegraph School Awards for Excellence 2019, presented by IIHM and powered by S...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 05.10.18

Salute to a brilliant mind

Amit Saikia’s body may be wasting away but his indomitable spirit refuses to be conquered. He aspires to become an IAS officer.Amit won the award for courage at the first edition of the IIHM Present...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.09.18

Jatiya Bidyalay adorns Hall of Fame

Back in the nineties, paediatrician Narayan Sarma had seen a Frankenstein’s monster in the heavy schools bags that children in private schools lugged to class every day —and the heavy ‘homework...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.19

Teacher who never stopped learning in Calcutta

A teacher who prepared himself for class till the last day of his 30-year career and never hesitated to admit to students if he did not know the answer to a question has been flooded with messages fro...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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