India  /  Published 07.08.20

Unesco recognises two Odisha villages as Tsunami Ready

Two coastal villages of Odisha, the first in the country, were on Friday declared “Tsunami Ready” by Unesco. With this India has become the first country in the Indian Ocean region to ach...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.20

Young minds in dark times

With the declaration of Covid-19 as a pandemic on March 12 following the rapid spread of the coronavirus across the world, several countries announced the closure of schools even before lockdown. The ...
By Sabir Ahamed in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.18

UK steam for toy train

A four-member team from the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway will fly to the UK next week to learn about conservation measures for the 137-year-old heritage network.Sources said the decision followed prod...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Twitter rejoices as Jaipur declared a World Heritage Site

Pink has bloomed in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, which was declared a World Heritage site by Unesco on Saturday. The UN agency broke the news on Twitter:...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.20

Out of class: Online courses exclude many

Government authorities seem to believe that teaching online is a smooth solution to the disruption of classes caused by Covid-19. The University Grants Commission, which is expected to be attuned to t...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

Our apathy towards our intangible heritage

René Goscinny, the witty comic book writer who created Asterix along with the illustrator, Albert Uderzo, was wrong. The Gauls are not crazy; but visitors to Gaul can be loony. Maurice, a cockerel, w...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Glimpses of Calcutta icons at London puja

A corner of Ealing Town Hall in London will showcase a slice of Calcutta this Puja. London Sharad Utsav (LSU), one of the most popular Durga pujas in the UK, will recreate some typical areas of Calcut...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.10.18

Post-Brexit push for EU pact

India and the European Union are likely to enter into fresh negotiations for a free trade and investment pact, or a broad-based agreement which has eluded them since the talks began in 2007.The discus...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Publishers warn of action against copyright violators

Publishers and booksellers have warned of legal action against those who circulate PDF files of Assamese classics, an emerging trend during the lockdown. The warning came on World Book and Copyright D...
By Neelim Akash Kashyap and Rinkumani Pathak in Guwahati

World  /  Published 22.04.20

Over 154 crore students affected by schools, colleges closure: Unesco

Over 154 crore students are severely impacted by closure of educational institutions across the world amid the Covid-19 outbreak due to which girls will be the worst hit as it will lead to increased d...
By PTI in New Delhi


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