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India sees a spike in online search for education 

Sulekha’s recent study reveals that education in January 2017 has seen a considerable increase in demand, especially across three distinct categories

Published on 1st March 2017
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#HikeResearchFellowship: Five months after protests, only 10 IITs have actually hiked stipends for researchers

A crowdsourced list says that most public institutes of higher education in the country are yet to disburse the hiked stipends 
 

Published on 1st June 2019
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#HikeResearchFellowship: Why it doesn't pay to be a research scholar in India

India's much-touted youth are great when it comes to IT, engineering and so much more. But our researchers are still under-funded and face a societal stigma that runs deep. This is why

Published on 7th November 2018
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#NoToNMC: AIIMS Resident Doctors call for an indefinite strike

The doctors also conducted a march towards the parliament and claimed that the health minister wasn't ready to listen to them

Published on 1st August 2019
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'Sweden Makes in India': IIM Indore to host Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz

Apart from Indore, the qualifying rounds will be held in Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, and New Delhi

Published on 26th July 2017
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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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'Your SRFTI is a sexual harassment zoo': Chilling note from Kolkata Film Institute student before she attempted suicide

According to a note she wrote before attempting suicide, this is Kunjila's second attempt and she accuses the Institute of not taking action against her sexual harassers and hushing it up

Published on 5th July 2017
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2018 poses challenges for B-schools with a drop in placements and poor quality of education: ASSOCHAM

According to the Assocham Education Council (AEC), root cause of the problem is that institutes only focus on filling up seats and do not consider the quality of students

Published on 11th December 2017
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2019, a physically inactive year for Indians: HealthifyMe app's physical activity report

A report shows how Indians have taken fitness lightly last year. 45 percent of Indian women and 37 percent of Indian men were 'inactive' in 2019. Kolkata becomes the least active city

Published on 5th March 2020
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60 percent of women say Indian schools have inadequate facilities to dispose sanitary pads: Annual Menstrual Hygiene Survey

In workspaces too, 41 percent women felt their office needed better cleanliness and facilities to change and dispose sanitary pads off in toilets

Published on 27th May 2020
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80 per cent of men have become cautious in their interactions with women at work post #MeToo

When asked whether or not men are facing their #MeToo, many respondents feel that possibility cannot be denied

Published on 29th November 2018
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A day after he released book on homosexuality, Kolkata teacher fired from job

The teacher says he was issued a termination order without a notice period which has left him without any other sort of back up 

Published on 21st March 2018
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A Rags-to-Viral story: Kolkata slum kids somersaulting in video hailed by Olympic gold medallist Nadia Comaneci

The video that has over five lakh views on Twitter was taken by the duo's mentor Shekhar Rao. He uploaded the video on his Facebook page

Published on 4th September 2019
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A Tale of Two Teams: Aizawl FC lads sleep near train toilets to get home, while U19 cricketers travel club class 

​Social media is abuzz with the triumphant U-19 cricket team posing with their trophy after their recent win and the U-15 Aizawl FC team wrapped in shawls, asleep next to toilets on a Guwahati train

Published on 13th February 2018
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ABVP calls Jadavpur University students cooking for daily wagers 'carriers of Chinese virus' in FB post

The post was later deleted from the Facebook page. The AFSU has condemned the act and urged people not to believe it

Published on 31st March 2020

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