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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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SFI demands additional time, free internet to write Calcutta University final exams from home

Calcutta University had on Monday said undergraduate students will be given two hours to write their final semester exams, scheduled to be held from October 1 to 8, from their homes

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Trafficking Jam: Why India's human trafficking problem has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Every time there has been a crisis, the number of trafficked children have erupted and this pandemic might not paint a different picture but are we equipped enough to handle it?

Published on 7th September 2020
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Jadavpur University final semester exams in digital mode but no dates fixed

Jadavpur University has decided that the final semester examination in arts and science stream will be held in digital mode but the date for the tests has not been fixed, an official said on Monday

Published on 7th September 2020
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Teen coach Abhilasha Nagori has finally launched her dream project to counsel children online 

The coach also offers to teach kids techniques on how to manage time, boost their self-regard and morale, learn to visualise and work on their strategies  and understanding their strengths
 

Published on 23rd August 2020
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IISc prof Biman Bagchi receives Joel Henry Hildebrand Award, 2021 for Chemistry

A chemistry graduate from Kolkata's Presidency College in 1974, Bagchi obtained master's degree in chemistry from Calcutta University in 1976 and went to the US where he did PhD from Brown University

Published on 18th August 2020
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How English prof Mohammad Azam is making Telangana's young more environmentally lit 

An Assistant Professor of English might be Mohammad Azam's designation but he does a whole lot more. We find out more about the prof who teaches environmental consciousness through seminars 

Published on 16th August 2020
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This Kerala youth, from a family of theyyam artists, cleared UPSC in 2018 and 2019 because he wanted a 'better rank'

Vivek KV who hails from Kannur now hopes to make it to the IAS. He was previously working with the railways and began tutoring UPSC aspirants while writing the exam himself

Published on 10th August 2020
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IIM Calcutta to conduct classes online starting from August 2020, students to attend in the direct-to-device mode

The institute will use TalentSprint’s digital platform iPearl.ai and the classes will start online in August. Students will attend the term in the direct-to-device mode

Published on 8th July 2020
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Check out this start-up's IoT-driven cooking machine that can cook 20 types of sambhar, rasam

The name Buchuk is derived from buchuki, a Telugu term of endearment used for children. The founders wanted a catchy name for their unique device which stays with whoever hears it - at one shot
 

Published on 14th June 2020
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NIRF 2020: IIT Madras, IISc and IIT Delhi top rankings for second year running. Check list of top institutes here

The NIRF 2020 rankings were announced by the Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank via a webcast. These are the top colleges in the country according to the rankings this year

Published on 11th June 2020
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The Bachendri Pal interview: Recalling how she braved odds to climb the mighty Mount Everest 

Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest, takes us down memory lane to narrate instances from her childhood, developing a mountaineering spirit to serve people and help out

Published on 6th June 2020
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Good habits will pay off: How Harappa Education is motivating COVID warriors

The Harappa Habit Heroes initiative had nominations from anyone who has brought about and encouraged change around them — they may have taken the lead in helping senior citizens, fed migrant labourers

Published on 3rd 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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IIM Calcutta features in Financial Times Executive Education Ranking 2020 for its customised executive education programmes

IIM (C) is among one of the three Indian schools featured in the global ranking in customised executive education category and ranks 65 among 85 schools from all over world

Published on 13th May 2020

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