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Chennai records the highest number of cyberattacks in India: Report by global cybersecurity Major K7 Computing

Patna, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kolkata were some of the most targeted cities by cyber hackers during the Q4 2019-20

Published on 23rd 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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Here's why Corona Khichdi, a short film by 11 IISc students and alumni is hilarious  

All the actors have shot their parts while staying at home during the lockdown, maintaining strict social distancing. All of them live in different parts of the world, from Texas to Kolkata

Published on 19th May 2020
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This Kolkata NGO will help celebrate your birthday by using Rs 3000 to feed 100 families for a day

The Kolkata Gives Foundation began the initiative on May 1 and they have already received over a dozen calls for donations on birthdays this month

Published on 12th May 2020
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This drone by Jadavpur University researchers can detect a COVID cough when it hears one

The device, when demonstrated to doctors from ICMR Kolkata and those who are treating COVID-19 patients, received a very positive response, said Dr Venkateswaran

Published on 30th April 2020
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Paralysis hasn't stopped this 49-year-old Kolkata teacher from delivering his daily dose of current affairs to students. Here's how

Rajeev Poddar teaches economics and accountancy to higher secondary students in Kolkata and also runs his own website, YouTube channel to keep his students abreast with current affairs

Published on 22nd April 2020
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Hospital hopping in the age of corona: How Ujjal Karmakar, the second COVID-19 survivor from Kolkata, made it through

We spoke to Ujjal Karmakar, the second Coronavirus positive patient to have recovered in Kolkata. He tells us how he won over the deadly virus with the help of healthcare workers and will power

Published on 20th April 2020
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This group of friends is trying to feed the marginalised amid lockdown, all they want is Rs 100

While Debottam and Soumyadeep provide the backend support from Kolkata, Debayan is on the ground, distributing the ration to localities in Bengaluru with the help of the police

Published on 6th April 2020
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This website by two young professionals in Kolkata is creating hope in the 'Times of Corona'. Here's how

The website 'The Times of Corona' was launched recently by two youngsters in Kolkata. The platform aims to create, educate, share and empathise in the time of distress

Published on 3rd April 2020
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I clapped for myself on Janata Curfew: Why this Glasgow student quarantined herself in a Kolkata flat

Pritha Sen, hailing from Kolkata, currently, a student at the University of Glasgow takes us through her journey from the airports to being self-quarantined at home. She explains why it is important

Published on 26th March 2020
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Hundreds of research scholars working at chem, bio labs across India want to help test COVID-19. But the govt isn't letting them

Hundreds of researchers from Pune, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Varanasi, Kolkata, Mohali and even tier-II and tier-III cities are willing to contribute as volunteers in any way possible

Published on 26th March 2020
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Kolkata's Maulana Azad College student arrested from India-Bangla border has Facebook chat history with LeT chief Hafiz Sayeed

She has allegedly been in touch with LeT mastermind Hafiz Sayeed as well along with other members of the terrorist organisation through Facebook

Published on 20th March 2020
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2019, a physically inactive year for Indians: HealthifyMe app's physical activity report

A report shows how Indians have taken fitness lightly last year. 45 percent of Indian women and 37 percent of Indian men were 'inactive' in 2019. Kolkata becomes the least active city

Published on 5th March 2020
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This Kolkata teacher started a footpath dispensary for doctors to treat slum kids' ailments. Inspiration much?

The footpath dispensary falls under the aegis of his organisation Feed (food, education and economic development), which began its journey three years ago in parts of Kolkata

Published on 23rd January 2020
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Kirti Singh's film Mamatva won her a top spot at the national film festival of NIRDPR. Here's why

Kirti Singh wrote the script, did the research for the film and directed it as well, while it was produced by Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata 

Published on 30th November 2019

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