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Teaching from the ground up: How these teachers from Kolkata are taking classes on the road to educate the marginalised

Bose and Biswas work as teachers at the Nabadisha programme, started by the Kolkata Police in collaboration with a few NGOs

Published on 9th October 2021
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They didn't even listen to us: Kolkata students demanding reopening of campuses detained

While the movement, Hok Unlock, named after the Hok Kolorob movement of 2014 in Kolkata, started at Jadavpur University, a few other Kolkata universities and colleges have joined in

Published on 5th October 2021
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How this young artist painted the journey of a city on one subway wall in Kolkata

The 240 feet long subway adorns Sayan’s rendition of both Kolkatas – the colonial and iconic structures that one associates with the city and the new Kolkata that is still growing

Published on 20th September 2021
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HC sets aside rustication of Visva-Bharati University students, rues politics in educational institutes

Holding that only three students couldn't have caused 'mayhem' at the varsity without support of influential outsiders, the court said educational institutions are being misused by politcal parties

Published on 16th September 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: Over 400 women harassed in India's shelter homes during COVID pandemic

Jaipur had reported no cases of harassment at shelters in 2019. Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata also reported no cases this year

 

Published on 15th September 2021
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Calcutta University confers PhD in Development Economics to West Bengal Chief Secretary H K Dwivedi

The 1988-batch IAS officer has completed the PhD under the supervision of Prof (Dr) Achin Chakraborty of the Kolkata-based Institute for Development Studies

Published on 29th July 2021
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Delhi's NO2 pollution increased by 125 per cent in just a year, finds Greenpeace India study

NO2 pollution has increased in all the eight capitals studied – Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur and Lucknow – but Delhi has seen the “most dramatic increase”

Published on 7th July 2021
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How this 26-year-old is feeding home cooked meals to Kolkata's COVID patients and elderly

Srabasti is not doing it alone. While her mother, Ajanta Ghosh, does the cooking her father, Subir Ghosh, a retired government employee, is overseeing the shopping every morning

Published on 22nd May 2021
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These Kolkata students are running down leads via their COVID resource website and flagging the frauds

Students from premier institutions in Kolkata including Jadavpur University, St Xavier's College, Scottish Church College and others came together to mitigate fraud and ensure resources reach people

Published on 25th May 2021
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COVID takes down IPL: League suspended indefinitely after multiple cases in bio-bubble

On Monday, Chennai Super Kings bowling coach L Balaji along with Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers Sandeep Warrier and Varun Chakravarthy had also returned positive results

Published on 4th May 2021
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Reading made 'cool': How this Kolkata teacher is running a street library out of a refrigerator

Patuli Street Library is based out of a grocery stall in Kolkata and will let you borrow a book for a month. All you have to do is write down your name, phone number and the name of the book

Published on 27th April 2021
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Bill introduced in Lok Sabha to grant six pharmaceutical institutes a national importance tag

The Bill provides for granting the status of national importance to the six institutes in Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Hajipur, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Raebareli

Published on 15th March 2021
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Women's Day: How this 28-year-old med student overcame her fears to fight the Coronavirus

We spoke to a med student from Kolkata who was serving on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what she had to say

Published on 6th March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: 11 years ago today, corporal punishment allegedly pushed a student to suicide. But did it change anything?

In today's #TBT, we bring up the case of Rouvanjit Rawla, a student from Kolkata who died by suicide after being caned by his principal. Indeed, corporal punishment is a reality of our country...

Published on 12th 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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