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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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Good marks in exams are not everything: PM Modi to students during 'Pariksha Pe Charcha'

PM Narendra Modi also said that children should be pursued not pressured into studies and parents should see that they also have ample amount of time to commit to extra-curricular activities

Published on 20th January 2020
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West Bengal Guv takes a dig at CU Vice-Chancellor's absence at St Xavier's convocation

Turning to the vacant chair of the CU VC at the convocation podium, Dhankhar said during his address that he has been informed that VC (Chakraborty Banerjee) has fallen ill

Published on 16th January 2020
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Jadavpur University teacher puts FB post condemning hooliganism, BJP member 'threatens' him

Santwan said that he had posted the message after he got to know that Pinaki was beaten up but had not named any organisation or individual in his status update

Published on 2nd January 2020
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Group of women protesting against CAA/NRC in Kolkata allege they were attacked by BJP goons. Here's what happened

Feminists in Resistance is an autonomous collective, created during the Lok Sabha elections 2019, which consists of people from different aspects of life

Published on 23rd December 2019

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