North East  /  Published 17.09.20

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 07.09.20

‘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

Cricket  /  Published 30.08.20

Post break, even Kohli gets jittery at practice

For professional players, being away from the game is worrisome and that is true for even the best of the lot. That is why Virat Kohli, India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain, was “...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.08.20

Piracy hunt for BJP leader kin

The police are looking for the nephew of a BJP politician whom they accuse of illegally printing NCERT school textbooks in Meerut and selling them to wholesalers and retailers in several states. Sach...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 27.07.20

KIIT offer for kids of Covid deceased

The Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University has announced a plan to offer free technical and professional education to the children of Covid-19 patients who have died...
By Our Bureau in Bhubaneswar

Education  /  Published 21.07.20

NCERT adds scrapping of Article 370 to Class 12 syllabus

The NCERT has revised a chapter in its Class 12 political science textbook to drop a paragraph on separatist politics in Jammu and Kashmir and to add a brief mention of scrapping of its special status...
By PTI in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 15.07.20

Skills youngsters have discovered during the lockdown period

1. Turja Basu Mallik, a final-year MBA student of NITIE, Mumbai, spent the lockdown in his Calcutta home, learning some data analytics tools to upskill himself. “I enrolled in courses offered by...
By Vedant Karia, Ravjit Singh, Priyanka Roy , Hia Datta in

India  /  Published 15.07.20

Screen time limits for pupils

The Centre has advocated limited screen time for students and teachers in guidelines for digital learning issued on Tuesday. It has also advised teachers not to rush to complete the syllabus and emph...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

Centres to prepare youths for police jobs

The district police opened six centres — one at the district police lines here and others at five police stations — on Sunday to train youths who are interested in joining state and centra...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Health  /  Published 01.07.20

Fun way to train muscles without visiting a gym

Now that stay-at-home restrictions are easing, those of us interested in strong, healthy muscles but wearied by burpees in the living room may want to consider heading to the nearest reopened park or ...
By Gretchen Reynolds in


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