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#AmphanCyclone: Here's how you can donate to relief funds to help cyclone-ravaged Bengal and Odisha

Students, local groups, NGOs, and people from around the world are providing financial support to West Bengal after the super cyclone pummeled through the state leaving behind a trail of destruction

Published on 22nd May 2020
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'Sexist' Jadavpur University prof Kanak Sarkar barred from taking classes; students push for dismissal

Kanak Sarkar, professor of International Relations at JU recently got into trouble for posting a Facebook status where he stooped down to likening a virgin woman to a 'sealed bottle'

Published on 17th January 2019

50 per cent rise in children from EWS studying in private schools: Javadekar

Due to numerous schemes, policies and Acts, the number of students from economically weaker sections has increased dramatically in just 4 years

Published on 4th January 2019
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52,509 fresh infections push India's COVID-19 tally to 19,08,254, death toll climbs to 39,795 

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 2,14,84,402 samples have been tested up to August 4 with 6,19,652 samples being tested on Tuesday

Published on 5th August 2020
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54 per cent youth are not job-ready: AICTE, UN development prog led survey finds

The report also states that even though MBAs are still at the top of the employability list, the employability of a Bachelors is Arts has doubled since 2014

Published on 10th December 2019
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75% of candidates in Bengal could not write JEE on Sept 1 due to COVID situation: Mamata Banerjee

The engineering Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main began at 9 am across the country on September 1, 2020

Published on 2nd September 2020
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95 senior doctors sign resignation letter; seek unconditional apology from CM Mamata Banerjee

Their resignation comes after 18 senior medics from Sagar Dutta Hospital quit the job on Thursday

Published on 14th June 2019
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A illustrated manual on classical Indian dances

Artist Parwati Dutta tells us about her first graphic novel and her experience writing it 

Published on 24th February 2017
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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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Aadhaar Explained: Is the Big Daddy really watching?

The Aadhaar and its potential to be dangerous for everyone across socio-economic groups has been the talk of the town for more than a few years now, but there has been no conclusive verdict

Published on 7th August 2019
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Academicians request PM to recruit science graduates, use biology labs to fight COVID-19 

A letter in this regard signed by more than 600 scientists, professors and research scholars across the country was sent to the Prime Minister

Published on 22nd April 2020
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Active COVID-19 caseload in India falls below 4 lakh, 32,981 new cases emerge

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5

Published on 7th December 2020
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Activists, doctors accuse K’taka govt of stopping midday meals, urge it to add egg as food item

The signatories in their letter said that students have not been receiving the midday meals or dry ration from June 2020 

Published on 28th October 2020
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After almost 50-day delay in appointment, Sudhir Krishnawamy takes charge as NLSIU's new VC

Prof Krishnaswamy completed his graduation in BA LLB from NLSIU in 1998. He has been a Teaching Fellow in Law at the Pembroke College at Oxford University

Published on 26th September 2019
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After being forced to leave two convocations, WB Governor Dhankar to preside over WBSU graduation ceremony

The governor had recently faced massive protests by students and non-teaching staff during the annual convocation ceremonies of Jadavpur University and Calcutta University

Published on 23rd February 2020

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