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Kolkata: CNI directs city schools to reopen from June 20, curtail summer vacation

The summer vacation was extended in schools by 11 days on account of hot and humid weather conditions

Published on 18th June 2022
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What makes shared transport to school attractive for parents in a city like Kolkata? IIT Kharagpur researchers explore 

Findings justify shift from the current fare-centric approach to an improvement of the overall service with adequate emphasis on relevant qualitative and quantitative attributes, shared the professor

Published on 14th May 2022
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Student bodies at Presidency University demand entrance tests, threaten to intensify stir 

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board used to conduct entrance examinations for UG and PG courses at Presidency University

Published on 9th May 2022
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SIT probe rules Anis Khan's death "not a homicide", Calcutta HC asks his father to file objection

HC Justice Mantha had ordered a SIT probe into the case on March 14 and had directed it to be completed by April 18

Published on 25th April 2022
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West Bengal contemplates state education policy; forms committee to study NEP

Earlier this week, Tamil Nadu had also formed a panel to formulate a state education policy, in line with its vehement opposition to the centralised NEP

Published on 8th April 2022
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After agitation over fee payments, two premier private schools in Kolkata were shut down

The Calcutta High Court had directed that none of the 145 schools, which are in connection with the petitions regarding school fees during the pandemic, will deny promotion to any student

Published on 8th April 2022
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Jadavpur University teachers threaten to boycott exam process if VC gives in to students’ demands

The VC was gheraoed for ten hours earlier this week by students who demanded online exams. The teachers say their demands are not justified

Published on 31st March 2022
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Logo on new West Bengal school uniforms is of govt, not TMC: CM Mamata Banerjee

If it was in Delhi, they would have used their photographs on the uniform, Banerjee said without elaborating any further on the statement

Published on 24th March 2022
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Visva-Bharati students boycott exam, demand hostel immediately

VBU officials said that it takes a minimum amount of time to get rooms into shape and that this is the fastest turnaround one can expect

Published on 11th March 2022
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A film institute for Tripura? State Minister of Information and Cultural Affairs says it will be made "possible at the earliest"

The minister also went on to share how the film industry creates several job opportunities for professionals and youngsters as well. Here's more on what he said about the upcoming film institute  

Published on 23rd February 2022
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This professor from Kolkata's Indian Statistical Institute won the Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians

The award is given to mathematicians who are under 45 years of age, who hail from a developing country and have conducted outstanding research

Published on 23rd February 2022
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US Consulate partners with Bengal Education Department to train English teachers

This is for the first time that the US Consulate in Kolkata is directly working with the West Bengal School Education Department

Published on 11th February 2022
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What happened on February 2: India's oldest museum opens its doors and London gets its first toilet with a flush!

Located in the City of Joy, Indian Museum is, indeed, a joy to behold along with every artefact that it houses. Also, here's about London's 'public waiting room' and Ulysses

Published on 2nd February 2022
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Students block rail tracks claiming discrepancies in Railway Board's NTPC result in Bihar

The aspirants are alleging that the Board messed up the results of Group D in the state's NTPC exam, thus putting their futures in jeopardy

Published on 25th January 2022
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Bengali cartoonist, writer and illustrator Narayan Debnath passes away

He was the creator of characters like Bantul the Great, Handa Bhonda, Nante Fonte and Bahadur Beral

Published on 18th January 2022

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