Dhaka: At least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on early childhood education in their critical pre-school year as COVID-19 shuttered childcare and early education facilities, according to a new research brief published today by UNICEF.
She was 94 when I last met her in her apartment in Ballygunge. Though a bit frail , she had been suffering from fever a few days ago Amala Shankar told me, she was as gracious as ever and was ready for a chat. What was striking was how simple she was, with no air despite being so famous in her heyday as a danseuse and choreographer and carried on her legacy till late into life.
New Delhi: The Mahindra Group on Friday launched Mahindra University (MU), which is focussed on offering a world-class, futuristic education in India. Its mission is to develop multi-skilled leaders, capable of reflection as well as innovation, and ones who are ethical and empathetic.
Amid Covid-19 pandemic, people across the world are stressed and anxious about their future. But lifestyle coach-author Luke Coutinho has some unique way to get rid of the emotion which he calls a "wasted" one. As a guest at Kitaab, an initiative of Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Ehsaas Women, Luke launched his book 'The Magic Immunity Pill : Lifestyle'- which is co-authored by Indian actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra- and spoke about stress, health and wellness. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpt of the interaction
Kolkata: As we edge towards the fifth month of lockdown with the pandemic, our lives have been flung in a constant mood of work and lockdown with industries opening and being subjected to periodic closures with health and safety concerns.
New Delhi/IBNS: Lakshyam, a non-government organization (NGO) working for destitute and suppressed communities, set up a helpline number after the countrywide pandemic-related lockdown was implemented, so that victims of domestic violence could seek immediate help at times of distress.
Stories of people caught in socio-political conflicts on the background of the turbulent years in the Brahmaputra Valley are at the heart of the newly published book The Loneliness of Hira Barua by Pan Macmillan.
Kolkata/IBNS: Tucked into the fourth floor of the Fort Knox building on Kolkata’s popular Camac Street is Zobet, one of the newest gastropubs in the city.
Kolkata/IBNS: Did you know that India’s first management institute is ready to give itself a nature-friendly makeover ahead of its Diamond Jubilee celebrations and has roped in Padma Bhushan architect Hafeez Contractor for the job?
This year’s annual event of Vibrant Brampton heritage festival from July 21 to Sep 3, to be presented by Arts & Culture Initiative of South Asia (ACISA), would present performances of more than 100 artists in a digital format, owing to the current COVID-19 pandemic. In an email interview to Asha Bajaj of Canadian-Media, ACISA co-founder and president Ricky Bajaj talks about the mission, vision, challenges during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Excerpts:
Paint is one of the first things which people notice when they look at a building. As much as the external appearance of a building is important, the interiors of a building are equally important. When you incorporate the tips suggested to paint the interiors of your home, then it will turn out to look very gorgeous.
New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission was in the midst of conducting the Personality Tests (PTs)/Interviews for 2,304 candidates for the Civil Services Examination, 2019 (CSE-2019) when the Government of India decided to impose a lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The best way to set your TV up is to mount it on the wall. Getting a TV installed on the wall is the safest option to keep it out of reach of children and pets. Specifically, it helps you save a lot of space and provides you a comfortable viewing. But definitely, by now you might be wondering; what is the best way to mount the TV on the wall and at what height should I mount my TV?
Jaipur/IBNS: Member of Parliament, Princess Diya Kumari appreciated the efforts of the Bhartiya Skill Development University (BDSU) towards empowering students, during her visit to the institute’s campus.
Kolkata/UNI: Ohho Express launched their first online delivery with a range of products across Kolkata.