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Three schools in Kolkata shut down their campuses after COVID cases detected

St Lawrence High School announced that its campus will remain closed till March 29 as a teacher was found to be COVID-positive though she was working from home

Published on 24th March 2021
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How serial entrepreneur Riki Biswas made the best use of Kolkata's e-rickshaws during the lockdown

There are opportunities everywhere, one just has to look really hard. And looks like entrepreneur Riki Biswas has nailed the art of spotting opportunities. And this is his TEDx-talk worthy story

Published on 17th March 2021
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Nine-year-old girl's body recovered from residential building in Kolkata, cops suspect sexual abuse

Preliminary investigations suggest that the nine-year-old, who went missing on Wednesday evening, was sexually abused and then murdered by a person or a group of persons, the officer said.

Published on 4th February 2021
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Now, children in Kolkata can read books while cruising through the Hooghly river

Kolkata gets its first children's boat library called Young Readers Boat Library, with over 500 books in English and Bengali

Published on 27th January 2021
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This Kolkata filmmaker will be featured at the Berlin International Film Festival. Here's why you should check out his work

Every year, around 200 filmmakers from 65 countries are featured at the Berlin International Film Festival. This year, Kolkata's Tathagata Ghosh is one of them

Published on 26th January 2021
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Guess who’s been selected as Berlinale Talent at BIFF? This director from Kolkata and we are psyched!

Hyash Tanmoy has come a really long way and has a solid body of work including direction, producing, nurturing upcoming talents and a whole lot more. Check out what it means to be selected for it 

Published on 21st January 2021
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This Kolkata School gets a Student Justice Cell to fight human trafficking

 

The Cell is part of the Anti-Human Trafficking Club (AHTC) programme to build safe communities for women and children in vulnerable pockets of the city

Published on 7th December 2020
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Here's your chance to 'shadow' this Kolkata start-up and learn all that there is to learn about entrepreneurship

Reading Right is turning the gears when it comes to their latest venture, their app. And you can be a part of this change by applying for their latest programme, Shadow A Startup. Are you ready?

Published on 1st December 2020
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Class XII student dies by suicide in Kolkata, police continue to investigate

Officials of the detective department of Kolkata Police visited the complex to investigate if there was any foul play behind the incident

Published on 30th November 2020
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US Consulate in Kolkata launches project for women entrepreneurs in the northeast

This global programme will help the women to explore not just the fundamentals of business and capital, but build a better future for families, communities, and their states

Published on 21st November 2020
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Meet the Potterhead law professor from Kolkata who designed a Harry Potter curriculum

We spoke to Shouvik Kumar Guha, a Law professor from Kolkata who designed a curriculum on Harry Potter

Published on 17th November 2020
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Young readers' tramcar library to start rolling on Children's Day in Kolkata

The tram would run on Shyambazar-Esplanade and Esplanade-Gariahat routes spanning north and south Kolkata and children up to 18 years would get a free ride on it,

Published on 13th November 2020
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These Kolkata twins' satirical sketches on everything from democracy to COVID are trending all over the virtual world

From Umar Khalid's arrest to Indians not taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, they have covered it all through their sketches which were frantically shared across social media platforms

Published on 26th September 2020
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Kolkata's first-of-its-kind tram library will traverse 4.5 km through city's education hub

The specially designed tram library will have books and magazines, including those on competitive examinations such as the civil services, WBCS, GRE and GMAT

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Kolkata police arrest three for refusing guest rooms to 10 madrasa teachers on religious grounds 

The trio was detained on Monday evening for interrogation on the basis of a complaint lodged with the Bidhannagar East police station by the madrasa teachers

Published on 22nd September 2020

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