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Why ragging is still a thing in colleges

Picking through the data to find that despite sterner measures and the unerring eye of social media, ragging is still rampant in UP, MP and West Bengal
 

Published on 27th February 2017
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Minister says NEET questions in Bengali were tougher than the ones in English

West Bengal's State education minister Partha Chatterjee, says questions set in Bengali for aspirants from the state appearing for the NEET exam for MBBS and BDS were different and tougher

Published on 8th May 2017
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IIT Kharagpur to make Eastern India students aware of NPTEL courses

To boost enrolments from the region, IIT-KGP is talking to various institutes of West Bengal, Odisha and North Eastern states to offer credit transfers to the students

Published on 16th July 2017
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Jharkhand announces plans for India's 12th women's university, a hundred years after SNDT

The country surprisingly has approximately 188 women's colleges in various States with West Bengal and Tamil Nadu topping the list

Published on 21st November 2017
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West Bengal school bans carpooling, insists on parents dropping their own kids 

In the aftermath of the incident of sexual assault in West Bengal, schools have decided the best way to prevent similar events is to ban carpooling

Published on 6th December 2017
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Rahima Khatun has been liberating rural Muslim women in Bengal for three decades. This is her story

With women comprising 85% of its board members, Nari-O-Sishu Kalyan Kendra has been working for the cause of vulnerable women and children in southern West Bengal for more than two decades

Published on 5th March 2018
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Do schools need to change their approach to homosexuality?

The school in West Bengal, which asked ten "lesbian" students to tender a written confession accepting their sexuality brings to the fore the divide between understanding and ignorance to the LGBTQ

Published on 22nd March 2018
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West Bengal Education Minister asks for revised curricula to ensure students bag a job along with a degree

West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee has stressed the importance of English in the curricula so students can be easily recruited in the future

Published on 28th May 2018
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Football Fever: Messi fan from Bengal paints house in Argentina colours

53-year-old Shib Shankar Patra, a tea-stall owner in West Bengal’s 24 North Parganas district, saved the most from his earnings to make it to the FIFA World Cup being held in Russia

Published on 14th June 2018
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Blind Poets Society: How this Braille Poetry Magazine in Bengal has been inspiring the visually impaired for two decades

Sparshanandan Drishtihinder Braille Patrika is a West Bengal-based annual publication that was first published in 1999

Published on 19th July 2018
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India's Oldest Old Age Homes: How Navanir has been helping elderly women in Bengal

Navanir was set up by Gandhian Renuka Ray and was West Bengal's first old age home for women on the Eastern seafront. Read all about it here

Published on 7th August 2018
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Students of Bengal Engg College lathicharged for asking for results quicker

Students at an engineering college in Malda, West Bengal have been protesting after some of them were lathicharged by the police and security guards at the college

Published on 23rd November 2018
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India needs more fellowships: JNU prof who donated Rs 2.5 lakhs of his award money to Bengal's Kalyani University

Dhar comes from a semi-urban setup of Bardhaman town in West Bengal and has seen his share of hurdles and complications throughout his journey

Published on 27th February 2019
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IIM Kozhikode announces full tuition fee waiver for top-ranked candidates 

Top 10 states representing these students' profile are Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Telangana and Gujarat

Published on 29th April 2019
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Our lives are at stake every minute we're on duty: Why med students, doctors in WB are on strike after the NRS incident

The AIIMS Resident Doctors' Association appealed to all doctors in West Bengal to suspend all activities till the perpetrators are arrested and the demands met

Published on 11th June 2019

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