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The Bachendri Pal interview: Recalling how she braved odds to climb the mighty Mount Everest 

Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest, takes us down memory lane to narrate instances from her childhood, developing a mountaineering spirit to serve people and help out

Published on 6th June 2020
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Good habits will pay off: How Harappa Education is motivating COVID warriors

The Harappa Habit Heroes initiative had nominations from anyone who has brought about and encouraged change around them — they may have taken the lead in helping senior citizens, fed migrant labourers

Published on 3rd June 2020
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The story behind the viral photo that showed the world how badly Kolkata was hit by Amphan

Innumerable photos, videos flooded the internet after the super cyclone Amphan pummeled it's way through Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal. The amount of damage is still being assessed

Published on 21st May 2020
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IIM Calcutta features in Financial Times Executive Education Ranking 2020 for its customised executive education programmes

IIM (C) is among one of the three Indian schools featured in the global ranking in customised executive education category and ranks 65 among 85 schools from all over world

Published on 13th May 2020
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Statue, statue? Why the demolishing of the Vidyasagar statue should worry India today

The frenzy of vandalising statues had gone viral after a BJP mob uprooted Lenin's statue in Tripura quite the same way as US Marines uprooted Saddam's statue in Baghdad

Published on 15th May 2019
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Academicians request PM to recruit science graduates, use biology labs to fight COVID-19 

A letter in this regard signed by more than 600 scientists, professors and research scholars across the country was sent to the Prime Minister

Published on 22nd April 2020
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Calcutta HC sets aside Centre's 'Leave India' notice to Polish student for allegedly participating in anti-CAA rally

The high court had earlier restrained the central government from giving effect to its 'Leave India' notice to the Polish student

Published on 18th March 2020
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Fantasy with folktales: Here's how Nura Hatid's book The Adventures of Norbu can be interesting for children

Author Arundhati Bhattacharya, famously known as Nura Hatid, speaks about her first book written for children that is full of adventure, fantasy combined with a folktale concept

Published on 16th March 2020
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Calcutta HC stays Centre's 'Leave India Notice' to Jadavpur University's Polish student  

The student Kamil Siedczynski claimed that he did so unwittingly and out of curiosity and soon got separated from the others and stood on the sidelines as an onlooker

Published on 6th March 2020
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Polish student served with 'Leave India notice' moves Calcutta High Court

In his petition before the high court, the student prayed for restraining the authorities from giving effect to the notice, which asked him to leave India within 14 days of its receipt

Published on 5th March 2020
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After being forced to leave two convocations, WB Governor Dhankar to preside over WBSU graduation ceremony

The governor had recently faced massive protests by students and non-teaching staff during the annual convocation ceremonies of Jadavpur University and Calcutta University

Published on 23rd February 2020
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Here's why college and university teachers in West Bengal are unhappy with Mamata's New Year pay hike

The teachers demanded that the revised pay scales must be implemented effectively and not just notionally from January 1, 2016, as per the UGC recommendation

Published on 17th February 2020
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WB Governor leaves Calcutta University convocation after students raise 'go back' slogans, wave black flags

The protesters claimed that Dhankhar was "the (BJP- led) Centre's representative, who doesn't deserve to be on the dais for CU's convocation ceremony"

Published on 28th January 2020
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Calcutta University to confer DLitt on Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, Governor to preside over ceremony

Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee said the senate, the highest decision-making body of the institute, has unanimously cleared the proposal to confer honorary D Litt on the Nobel laureate

Published on 28th January 2020
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Odisha gears up for first-ever Khelo India University Games at KIIT Bhubaneswar

The event, which aims to create a platform for youth to showcase their sporting prowess at the varsity level, will witness 176 universities. It will witness over 5000 athletes vie for top honours

Published on 27th January 2020

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