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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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'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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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 film institute for Tripura? State Minister of Information and Cultural Affairs says it will be made "possible at the earliest"

The minister also went on to share how the film industry creates several job opportunities for professionals and youngsters as well. Here's more on what he said about the upcoming film institute  

Published on 23rd February 2022
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A month of protest later, Kolkata's Aliah University allows UG students to retain their rooms if they return for PG

The core demand of the protesting students is an increase in the number of hostels. The university only has three hostels, two are for women and all three are unevenly divided between two campuses

Published on 18th November 2021
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A mystery how the university accessed those pictures: St Xavier's prof who was forced to quit for posting pics in swimsuit

Responding to the professor's legal notice, the university said that it is an ''ill-motivated'' and ''dishonest'' attempt to open a close case

Published on 11th August 2022
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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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After agitation over fee payments, two premier private schools in Kolkata were shut down

The Calcutta High Court had directed that none of the 145 schools, which are in connection with the petitions regarding school fees during the pandemic, will deny promotion to any student

Published on 8th April 2022
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After Jadavpur sit-in, students of Presidency University in Kolkata protest over hike in counselling fee

The students of Presidency University in Kolkata have been on a sit-in over the hike of counselling fee from Rs 100 to Rs 500

Published on 13th July 2018
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Aliah University students have been protesting for over a month. And one of their issues involves cattle

While the varsity has accepted the demand for a fee waiver, they are still in negotiations with the students about other issues

Published on 8th November 2021
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Bengal playwright Sudipto Chatterjee arrested for molesting student, using finger penetration as acting exercise

An FIR was filed against Sudipto Chatterjee based on which he was arrested on October 18, three days after he resigned from his institution

Published on 18th October 2019
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Bengali cartoonist, writer and illustrator Narayan Debnath passes away

He was the creator of characters like Bantul the Great, Handa Bhonda, Nante Fonte and Bahadur Beral

Published on 18th January 2022
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British Council Library in Kolkata opens doors for its members after a long time

What are you waiting for? Get, set, ready to go and enter the most resourceful library in Kolkata and grab your favorite piece to read 

 

Published on 11th December 2021
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Buddhadeb Guha, eminent Bengali writer, passes away at private hospital in Kolkata

Guha, 85 left behind two daughters. Some of his notable works include Madhukari, Koeler Kachhe, Sobinoy Nibedon and Baba Howa

Published on 30th August 2021

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