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WB govt organises grand poetry fest with 600 poets across seven venues in Kolkata

Seven renowned poets including Srijato Bandyopadhyay, Binayak Bandyopadhyay, Pranab Kumar Mukhopadhyay and Subhra Bose would be felicitated in the festival

Published on 4th March 2020
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CBSE students post change.org petition seeking leniency in Physics paper evaluation

The CBSE Class 12 Physics paper was difficult for most candidates and most students claimed that the toughest was the MCQ section

Published on 3rd March 2020
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Leave India Notice served to Bangladeshi student from Visva Bharati for "anti-government activities"

The woman, who hails from Kustia district of Bangladesh, got enrolled in the Bachelor of Design course at the varsity in 2018. She received the notice dated February 14 on Wednesday

Published on 27th February 2020
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West Bengal government increases pension for school teachers, despite 'limited financial capacity'

The minimum revised basic pension is fixed at Rs 8,500, it said. The order will be effective from April 1, this year

Published on 23rd February 2020
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Bird population in India sees a dip, but peacocks stands apart with a dramatic rise in population

House sparrow population has gone up in rural areas, although declining in metropolitan cities, according to the State of India's Birds Report 2020

Published on 18th February 2020
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Here's why college and university teachers in West Bengal are unhappy with Mamata's New Year pay hike

The teachers demanded that the revised pay scales must be implemented effectively and not just notionally from January 1, 2016, as per the UGC recommendation

Published on 17th February 2020
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Kolkata Publishers and Booksellers Guild pays tribute to Vidyasagar with a special calendar

The calendar traces Vidyasagar's life's journey in a chronological order. The calendar curates the photocopy of the petition made by Vidyasagar for the remarriage of Hindu widows

Published on 14th February 2020
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'Walking Postbox' man becomes show-stopper at International Kolkata Book Fair

The presence of postbox man, a person donning giant red cardboard model of a postbox has increased footfall in the stall

Published on 8th February 2020
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Coronavirus in India: Four myths about the virus you shouldn't fall for 

According to the several news reports, the Chinese health authorities have confirmed at least 7,711 cases of Coronavirus in China

Published on 30th January 2020
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Kerala confirms India's first positive coronavirus case

The patient is a Keralite student studying in Wuhan University in China. The patient is in isolation and is stable

Published on 30th January 2020
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Indian student who returned from Wuhan in Ujjain hospital isolation ward for possible coronavirus infection

The student, who was residing in China's Hubei province of Wuhan, reported to be the origin of the dreaded novel Coronavirus, arrived in Ujjain on January 13

Published on 29th January 2020
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Got a PhD from a CSIR institute? You can't get a job in some NITs. This is why

A few NITs in the country accept candidates for the faculty position, only if they have at least one degree from a CFTI. No CSIR institutes are included in the list of CFTIs

Published on 24th January 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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Everything you need to know about the 11th Indian Film Festival of Bhubaneswar

The movies of the Indian Film Festival of Bhubaneswar are being screened at the Odissi Research Centre. For the schedule, check out their Facebook page 

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Dream Run: How Priyanka Nag used Dreamcatchers and art to tide over Multiple Sclerosis

Priyanka Nag is currently learning how to play the guitar and rediscovering her love for it. She also loves listening to 70s and 80s Bollywood music in her free time 

Published on 22nd January 2020

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