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This Kolkata start-up's sanitary products aim to erase period poverty while also saving the environment

FabPad by childhood friends Shripriya Khaitan Dhelia and Upasana Todi Prakash donates one pad to disadvantaged girls for every 25 they sell

Published on 5th October 2021
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They didn't even listen to us: Kolkata students demanding reopening of campuses detained

While the movement, Hok Unlock, named after the Hok Kolorob movement of 2014 in Kolkata, started at Jadavpur University, a few other Kolkata universities and colleges have joined in

Published on 5th October 2021
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Here's how this artist from Kolkata 'collaborated' with Abanindranath Tagore for an exhibition on a post-deluge city

The young artist, Soumyadeep Roy, feels that Abanindranath, who laid the foundation of the Bengal School of Art, was misunderstood over the centuries as a staunch, monostyled artist

Published on 30th September 2021
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Here's why students from West Bengal's universities are demanding immediate #CampusUnlock

The students said that the plan is to hold a demonstration at Bikash Bhavan, which houses the Education Minister's office and submit a memorandum to his office

Published on 30th September 2021
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How this young artist painted the journey of a city on one subway wall in Kolkata

The 240 feet long subway adorns Sayan’s rendition of both Kolkatas – the colonial and iconic structures that one associates with the city and the new Kolkata that is still growing

Published on 20th September 2021
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HC sets aside rustication of Visva-Bharati University students, rues politics in educational institutes

Holding that only three students couldn't have caused 'mayhem' at the varsity without support of influential outsiders, the court said educational institutions are being misused by politcal parties

Published on 16th September 2021
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When are India's top universities fully reopening? Update on protest-ridden JNU, PU, Jamia, JU here

Students across all universities raise a valid question—when almost everything else has reopened, why are the universities still on lockdown?

Published on 16th September 2021
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Buddhadeb Guha, eminent Bengali writer, passes away at private hospital in Kolkata

Guha, 85 left behind two daughters. Some of his notable works include Madhukari, Koeler Kachhe, Sobinoy Nibedon and Baba Howa

Published on 30th August 2021
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SFI protest in Kolkata against expulsion of Visva-Bharati students

The protestors carried placards blaming the VC of exhibiting "fascist temperament'' and expelling the three VB students without giving them a chance to defend themselves

Published on 26th August 2021
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International Kolkata Book Fair in December-January if pandemic situation eases, hope Guild officials

According to one estimate around 580 publishers and booksellers take part in the fair, stated to be the biggest in the world in terms of footfall

Published on 17th August 2021
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IIM Calcutta residential course in Healthcare Management now goes entirely online. Here’s all you need to know about it

This course is also open for mental health professionals, health-policy researchers, and medical insurance employees

Published on 14th August 2021
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Eastern Railways launches mobile vaccination coach in Kolkata for employees and their families

The mobile health unit, to be manned by doctors and paramedical staff, will be moved independently in any direction to any railway station or shed within the jurisdiction of Sealdah division

Published on 28th June 2021
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How Entrepreneurs of Kolkata came together to help the city breathe when it was being choked by COVID

With their initiative, Breathe Again, they are partnering with leading government and private hospitals or organisations to provide facilities like beds, oxygen cylinders and more

Published on 17th June 2021
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These young Kolkatans' concert with Rapper EPR will help feed the flood-affected in the Sunderbans 

The team is now working with a local NGO, Sandhi, to feed the people of the region. They are also doing doorstep pick up of food grains, oil and potatoes for the kitchen

Published on 2nd June 2021
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Kolkata's Jadavpur University ranks 18th among Indian higher educational institutions in CWUR rankings

Another premier state university of West Bengal, Calcutta University occupies the 20th rank among the Indian higher educational institutions in CWUR

Published on 27th May 2021

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