Bihar parents still wary of sending kids to school to get their doubts cleared

Sitamarhi: Bihar’ schools reopened a month ago to clear the doubts of students from classes 9 to 12, but the attendance is still below 15%. Prakash Kumar, a student of Hellen’s Public School, Sitamarhi, informed The Observer: “I am a class 12 student and have a lot of doubts but still can’t visit the school to […]

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Shillong grads face grim job scenario

Unsure whether to seek employment or study further Students should register at employment exchange to increase their chances for employment” says R. Rapthap, IAS officer With unemployment rising in the time of Covid, new graduates are searching for jobs. Deepkala Ghale, a student of mass media at St Anthony’s College, Shillong, informed The Observer: “The pandemic has provided […]

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Pandemic hits tuition centres hard

Low enrolment, plummeting revenues pose a big challenge Panchkula: Tuition centres in Panchkula are struggling to sustain their business due to low enrolment for online classes amid the Covid-19 pandemic.  Tuition centres were forced to stop classes in March because of the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Ritu Gupta […]

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Pandemic takes a toll on rural education

The shutdown of schools due to the Covid pandemic has adversely impacted the students of rural Bengal. Students from villages do not have access to smartphones or laptops at home, leaving them at a disadvantage during online learning. They have depended solely on schools for education, but since the lockdown was imposed, they have lost […]

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