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West Bengal Guv takes a dig at CU Vice-Chancellor's absence at St Xavier's convocation

Turning to the vacant chair of the CU VC at the convocation podium, Dhankhar said during his address that he has been informed that VC (Chakraborty Banerjee) has fallen ill

Published on 16th January 2020
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WB Governor might have to skip Calcutta University convocation: Education Minister Partha Chatterjee

The higher education department would not have, usually, thought about not inviting the governor, who is the chancellor of state universities, from a programme like a convocation, said Chatterjee

Published on 14th January 2020
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IIM Bangalore students win Accenture B-School Challenge to identify disruptive digital strategy

In each round, the participating teams demonstrated their innovative ideas to reshape businesses for the digital era in all aspects such as customer experience, internal operations and more

Published on 5th November 2019
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Kashmiri students boycott AMU founder Sir Syed's birth anniversary celebrations over valley's situation

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, was a Muslim pragmatist, Islamic reformist, philosopher of nineteenth-century British India

Published on 16th October 2019
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JNU, Presidency College alumni Abhijit 'Jhima' Banerjee wins Nobel in Economics for his work to alleviate poverty

His wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were joint winners of the 2019 Nobel for Economics for their experiment-based approach that has transformed development economics

Published on 14th October 2019
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Soon, IIM Calcutta to offer online courses in management science, supply chain analytics

The prestigious B-school has partnered with Coursera, a global online learning platform, to launch the courses which will be delivered fully online

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Why everyone should watch this documentary on Chandannagar's grandest festival — Jagadhatri Puja

The producer of SAMAYITA (The Healer) explains to us why this docu-feature is not just a mere day-to-day documentation of Chandannagar's Jagadhatri Puja celebrations

Published on 1st October 2019
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IIM Udaipur gets listed among top global MBA schools in the QS 2020 Masters in Management (MIM) Rankings

It is one of the youngest institutes in the world to receive this ranking. The management is understandably chuffed by the development

Published on 27th September 2019
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Vidyasagar turns 200: Why Bengal's most iconic education reformer was way ahead of his time

Ishwar Chandra Bandyopadhyay was the perfect amalgamation of the Western logic and Oriental culture. We revisit his thoughts that his time couldn't comprehend and we fail to implement 

Published on 26th September 2019
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Bengal Governor visits Jadavpur University's VC, promises suitable environment for students

Dhankar, who is also the chancellor of the university, however, had earlier taken serious note of the fact that Das left the campus on Thursday evening, even as Supriyo remained gheraoed 

Published on 21st September 2019
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Calcutta HC asks Shah Rukh Khan to file an affidavit explaining links with IIPM that shut down 4 years ago

The Calcutta High Court has asked IIPM's promoter and Shah Rukh Khan to file affidavits explaining their stand

Published on 6th September 2019
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Saint Teresa of Calcutta: 15 reasons why we remember the Mother of the City of Joy

Pope Francis had recognised a second miracle attributed to Teresa — the healing of a Brazilian man with multiple brain tumours in 2008 — and was canonised for that

Published on 5th September 2019
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Independence Day: Three I-Day movies that will give every patriotic Indian goosebumps

As we enter the 73rd year of independence we contemplate where we are since the British left us but we also chill with flix. We love drama after all

Published on 15th August 2019
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She Ain't Horsing Around: How these women have set a precedent in this male-dominated sport

Women horse trainers are a thing. They have been for a while and they will continue to be — no matter what you've been led to believe about the elite sport. Its a real career option for women now

Published on 12th August 2019
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#PhDMeToo: Bipolar Calcutta University scholar harassed by colleague, alleges inaction by guide and VC

A former PhD researcher in the Department of Microbiology, he has accused a colleague and his guide of mental harassment — but other researchers say that his guide was absolutely not at fault

Published on 8th July 2019

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