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

Odisha  /  Published 20.11.18

From scrap to Terminator model

Inspired by sci-fi films Predator and Terminator, students of multi-trade in the state government-run Industrial Training Institute (ITI) here have made two models out of waste and scrap materials of ...
By Sunil Patnaik in Berhampur

India  /  Published 25.08.19

Funds for literacy dry up

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 17.08.19

Hamstring strains — anatomy, function and prevention

Hamstring (posterior thigh) strains are one of the most common non-contact injuries documented in sports. They are also the most reoccurring injuries among athletes (12-33 per cent). But it’s alarmi...
By Kaushik Talukdar in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.19

Less-taxing syllabus advice for CISCE

The national child rights protection agency has asked the ICSE council to “revoke” its syllabus for classes I to VIII and switch to the curriculum prepared by the national or state education counc...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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