Health  /  Published 06.01.21

Live fit, Live long

If you increase your heart rate, will your lifespan follow? That possibility is at the heart of an ambitious new study of exercise and mortality. The study, one of the largest and longest-term experim...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Books  /  Published 16.12.20

Children’s writing is just developing

How does it feel to have won this award? It feels nice and thrilling to have won this award. Honestly, I was taken aback to hear about it. As a professional, to have your work mentioned is gratifying...
By Shrestha Saha in

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.20

Strange idea: tweaking the National Anthem

A maverick leader may be a political liability in an election season. The prime minister and his colleagues in the Bharatiya Janata Party — they have their eyes fixed on the approaching assembly...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 10.12.20

Help for women in Covid crisis

Soumita Kayal, 25, who has a masters in English has enrolled for the training. She has had no source of income for the last eight months. “I used to teach English to school students for the las...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.20

Network problem: Divide by digitizing education

This article is about educational deprivation owing to the digital divide. It is emphatically not an attack on digital instruction as such. The digital medium is an invaluable pedagogic asset. It can ...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri in


India  /  Published 03.11.20

Cyber crime training for Odisha policemen

The National Digital Crime Resource and Training Centre (NDCRTC), Hyderabad, a unit of the National Police Academy, on Monday started imparting training on tackling cyber crime to police officers from...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.20

NEP: Get to the heart of the matter

Even in the middle of the pandemic there was reason for school teachers to rejoice. The National Educational Policy 2020 was announced and we learnt that the curriculum content for school students wou...
By Devi Kar in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Calcutta High Court inaugurates a virtual training programme

Calcutta High Court Chief Justice T.B.N. Radhakrishnan inaugurates a virtual training programme for members of West Bengal Judicial Academy in New Town on Monday. In-person training is not possible be...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.09.20

Arunachal folktales travel to Rajasthan

Khandu tweeted on September 13: “Happy to know that folktales from Nyishi tribe of Arunachal from the book ‘Uiimok’ will be introduced in Rajasthan’s govt schools under #EkBhar...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 08.09.20

‘Mirror’ books in Andhra Pradesh for English shift

Many school textbooks in Andhra Pradesh are now being printed with their first page on the left side, breaking with publishing tradition. These books will have one page in Telugu and the facing page ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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