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Kuttikol Vivek

Of Theyyam, alcoholism, casteism and civil dreams: Meet Kuttikol Vivek, the first Vannan man to crack UPSC

Vannans are a Scheduled Caste in Kerala, who traditionally perform Theyyam. Vivek belongs to the community and says how the caste's issues prompted him to try a hand in Civil Service

Published on 10th April 2019
IIM Bangalore

NIRF Ranking: IIM Bangalore breaks IIM Ahmedabad's two-year streak, dethrones by less than a point

IIM Indore is on the top five list for the first time this year with a seven-point hike in the overall score. The IIMs did very well for themselves

Published on 8th April 2019
Dr Sugata Marjit

Excellence is something that democracy should not step into: Sugata Marjit

Economist Dr Sugata Marjit talks about choosing the right bureaucrats, the Indian education system and what can be done about the never-ending unemployment scenario

Published on 3rd April 2019
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India-born mathematician and wife give $1mn to UCLA to honour Srinivasa Ramanujan

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has received the amount from mathematics professor emeritus VS Varadarajan and his wife Veda

Published on 7th March 2019
Seema Waghmode

Nobody’s children: Why Seema Waghmode is educating kids born to sex workers in Maharashtra

Seema Waghmode is a woman from Pune who has been working with Commercial Sex Workers and their children since 1993

Published on 21st February 2019
Indian Constituent Assembly

Who drafted the Constitution? Here's a look at some of the most important members of the drafting committee

The drafting committee of the Constitution was appointed on August 29, 1947. The 389-member assembly took almost three years to draft the Constitution

Published on 24th January 2019
Scholars UGC NET 2019

Why Dalit MPhil, PhD students will now have to clear NET to get fellowships ​

The new regulation mandates the clearance of NET, unlike the previous policy that only required students to have a post-graduation degree

Published on 5th January 2019
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2018 in review: These 12 campus protests rekindled our belief in dissent

2018 was the year of solid dissent as far as colleges were concerned. We've listed the protests, the people, the campus politics and all the things that rocked our colleges

Published on 31st December 2018
Indian youths latest news update

Not caste, creed, colour or religion: India's youth now engaged in learning more languages

According to recently released census data, 52 per cent of India's urban youth are now bilingual and 18 per cent of them speaks three languages

Published on 22nd November 2018
Justice Wanted

Despite int'l student unions protesting Bengal court slaps activists 'on social survey' to four more days of custody

The student organisations have released a joint statement signed by 16 student organisations where they strongly condemn the arrests and "demand immediate and unconditional release" of the four

Published on 23rd November 2018
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Aiming higher: West Bengal's changing Higher Education landscape  

Female enrollment in higher education has increased from 5.62 lakh in FY 2010-11 to 9. 53 lakh in 2016-17. The gross enrollment ratio for female candidates has risen from 10. 9 in 2010-11 to 17.3 in 2

Published on 11th November 2018
Frantik Krantik

Frantik Krantik's music uses sounds from all around you that you don't ever hear

He is working on his EP Surface Tension, which is a collection of his music and ideas. It started with a college project that he did where he needed to record sounds from around the city

Published on 8th November 2018
Kolkata Durga Puja news update

This Durga Puja is going to be extra special for Kolkata's queer community, and these are the people responsible for it

Just like saline is used to stabilise the diseased, one installation tries to pump in the light of knowledge through projections and 700 saline bottles

Published on 10th October 2018
CENTA - Teaching Professionals Olympiad

Teachers, are you CENTA certified? Give the Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad to find out 

Dear teachers, sign up for CENTA's TPO 2018 exam to update yourself with the latest skills and knowledge

Published on 19th September 2018
cafe positive in Kolkata

This Kolkata cafe is entirely run by teens living with HIV. How's that for positivity?

Cafe Positive is an enterprise operated and maintained by ten youngsters who are HIV positive and it encourages conversations and add — to help change the mindset

Published on 12th September 2018

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