North East  /  Published 17.12.18

Assam sets norms for schoolbag weight

The Assam government has set guidelines on the maximum weight of school bags following a recent order by Madras High Court on the load a child can carry.A notification by the commissioner and secretar...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

43 held for Dibrugarh violence

Dibrugarh police have arrested 43 people for vandalism and violence during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests in chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s home district in Upper Assam. Talking ...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.06.19

Meet quiz whizzes in business suits

Which company made toilet soap with a huge lump and why? Who are anchor babies? What is a String of Pearls? Why do those on the topmost floor of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s skyscraper with 1...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 17.08.19

Educationist Tabu Taid passes away

Assam educationist, author and administrator Tabu Ram Taid passed away at a private hospital here on Saturday morning after a brief illness. He was 77. Family sources said he was admitted to the hospi...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 03.03.20

To stay in shape, exercise and lift weights

To stave off obesity, we might want to both stride and lift, according to an important, large-scale new study of how different types of exercise affect the incidence of obesity. The study, which invol...
By New York Times News Service in

North East  /  Published 19.02.20

Training for volunteers under Mahila Shakti Kendra

The Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) Project office of Udalguri district organised a two-day training programme for Capacity Building of Student Volunteers under the Mahila Shakti Kendra of ...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

India  /  Published 30.09.19

Bengal skips Niti Aayog rankings

Bengal has boycotted a first-of-its-kind Niti Aayog initiative to rank the states on the basis of the quality of their government schools, with those placed higher expected to receive extra central fu...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 10.05.20

How to make your dog a good canine citizen

From not being able to take your dogs on a walk to dealing with their frequent mood swings to rescuing dogs and puppies during lockdown, there are multiple issues to deal with for animal lovers. Param...
By Malancha Dasgupta in

North East  /  Published 16.09.19

Indo-Thai Army meet focuses on anti-terror operations

A joint military exercise between the Indian and the Royal Thailand armies that focused on various operational strategies began at Joint Training Node at Umroi cantonment, about 30km from Shillong, in...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Umroi(Meghalaya)

India  /  Published 28.05.20

Older children to return to school first

Children of classes 9, 10, 11 and 12 are likely to return to schools earlier than younger students as they can comply with social distancing and masks rules, a news report has said.The Indian Express ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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