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Hit by pandemic and paucity, Kolkata's young hearts struggle to paint dreams at art workshop

Kolkata/IBNS: During the 30th Apeejay Anand Art workshop, 15-years-old Mohammad Rihan Manzoor was trying to express his covid induced lockdown experiences through paintbrush along with 1,000 other students, including children from Nepal and Pakistan, who joined the event in online and offline mode.

Gradually reopen schools, hold offline classes with adherence to SoPs: JK's LG told officials

Jammu/IBNS: Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha Friday observed that the pandemic situation has cimproved and authorities can gradually move ahead for reopening of schools.

CBSE to conduct second term board exam for classes 10 and 12 in offline mode

New Delhi/IBNS: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct its second term board exams for Classes 10 and 12 offline from April 26.

Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2022 wraps up

Kolkata/IBNS: The 13th edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, held virtually amid COVID-19 pandemic, was wrapped up on Sunday.

13th Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival to begin virtually on Jan 21

Kolkata/IBNS: The 13th edition of Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival to begin in virtual mode amid COVID-19 on Friday.

Over 60 pc MBA colleges likely to open and offer only offline classes by February 2022: Survey

New Delhi/IBNS: At least 60 percent of colleges will be open and offer only offline classes by Februar 2022, according to a survey by online career and college selection platform, Shiksha.com.

NEET-PG Counselling for medical admissions to begin from Wednesday

New Delhi/BNS: Counselling for medical admissions under the National Eligibility/Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET-PG) will start from Wednesday, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said today.

45th International Kolkata Book Fair to be inaugurated in Jan 2022

Kolkata/IBNS: The 45th International Kolkata Book Fair will be inaugurated on Jan 31, 2022, announced Publishers and Booksellers Guild secretary Tridib Chatterjee here on Friday.

Vijaya Dashami: Bengal bids adieu to Goddess Durga, five-day festival ends

Kolkata:  At the end of the five-day mega festival that witnessed the entire Bengal wallow in a frenetic celebration, despite COVID-19 fears, people bid adieu to Goddess Durga on Friday, the Vijay Dashami day, wishing she returns the next year bringing in happiness.

Teachers are driving force behind ‘global education recovery’ from COVID-19

New York: For the education system to recover from the COVID pandemic, it requires more investment in the well-being, training, professional development and working conditions of the world’s 71 million educators, UN agencies chiefs said on Monday, just ahead of World Teachers’ Day.

Colleges in Kashmir permitted to open for vaccinated students

Srinagar: After a gap of five months, the colleges and other higher education institutes in J&K were today permitted to resume on-campus teaching with certain preconditions. The order comes days after the J & K Government allowed in person attendance for Class 10 and 12 students.

IIPK holds panel discussion on COVID-19 impact on films and filmmaking

Kolkata/IBNS: The International Institute of Photography and Arts, Kolkata (IIPK) held a panel discussion on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on films and filmmaking as a part of its Foundation Month Celebrations, and in remembering its founder, eminent photographer and mentor, the late Sanat Ghosh.

Amid alarming COVID surge, SC pauses Kerala's Class 11 offline exams

New Delhi/IBNS: Worried by the alarming COVID-19 situation in Kerala, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the state government's decision to hold the offline exams for Class 11.

Final year classes of educational institutions to reopen in Assam from Sep 6

Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam government has decided to reopen the educational institutions for physical classes in Higher Secondary and Post Graduate level in the state from Sept 6.

Delhi schools to reopen for students of seniors classes from Sept 1

New Delhi/IBNS: All schools in Delhi are scheduled to reopen from Sept 1 for Classes 9-12, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Friday, adding that students will need parents' permission to attend.