West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.22

I have a dream for India: Mamata

"On the completion of 75 years of Independence, India must awaken to the real essence of Independence," Banerjee said. "We, the people of India, must preserve their sacred legacy and u...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.08.22

Eighth Schedule: 'Nirahua' bats for Bhojpuri

JP MP Dinesh Lal Yadav 'Nirahua' Tuesday made a strong pitch in the Lok Sabha for the inclusion of Bhojpuri in the list of official languages mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Constituti...
By PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 02.08.22

Why did the Roman Empire fall?

"Romam salvete": Welcome to the Roman Empire. The ancient kingdom stretched from Britain to the Black Sea and from Spain to Egypt. Its military capabilities and technical and cultural achiev...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.22

War Over Soup: borshch declared Ukrainian

History and territory are not the only things Russia and Ukraine are fighting over. Last week, Unesco added the Ukrainian preparation of the beetroot-based borscht soup — whose variati...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.22

What lies ahead

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus harboured by bats crossed over to humans. The trigger for every viral pandemic in this century, including HIV, the influenza pandemic of 1918, and now Covid-19, has been a &...
By Partha P. Majumder


States  /  Published 20.06.22

Trash removed from trekking trail

The Sikkim forest department and members of the Friends Forever Sporting Club, Yuksom, jointly collected about 150km of garbage from the Dzongri-Goechala trekking trail inside the Kanchenjungha Nation...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

News  /  Published 19.06.22

CIET wins UNESCO award for use of ICT in school education

King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for Use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) in Education recognises innovative approaches in teaching ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Not just a mask, Chhau is a lot more

It was clear the words came from the heart. And, perhaps, a sense of relief too. The message — more an unspoken appeal — was hard to miss. Behind the animated chatter about the ethnic rea...
By Saurav Roy

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.22

Smart choice: Gender bias in education

Sons generally have a better time of it than daughters in South Asia, especially in India and Pakistan. The preference for sons manifests itself in almost every household decision, as can be seen agai...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 07.05.22

Parental son bias on private schools

Indian parents preferentially enrol their sons over their daughters in private schools, which tend to be expensive but are deemed to offer better-quality education than government schools, the United ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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