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Now, Doctors' Association wants NEET reconducted for 11.35 lakh students because it was tougher in Bengali and Tamil

As NEET was deemed easier in some languages and difficult in others, a Chennai-based doctors' association has called for the exam to be reconducted 

Published on 10th May 2017
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West Bengal will soon make it mandatory for school students from all curricula to learn Bengali

The move comes after several complaints that Bengali was not being offered as an option in many schools

Published on 16th May 2017
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The Big Little Award invites nominations for its second edition 

The award honours the contribution of Indian authors and illustrators to children's literature

Published on 20th June 2017
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West Bengal and Tamil Nadu students got different NEET question papers: MPs in Rajya Sabha

Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, Derek O'Brien of the TMC said that until 2013, the English question paper for common medical entrance used to be translated into regional languages

Published on 24th July 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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Poems about good and bad touch distributed free to kids in West Bengal

The book that translates to 'Shout at the top of your voice' tells kids how to distinguish between good and bad touch and what to do if things get out of hand

Published on 12th February 2018
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Virtual element to be added to classrooms in West Bengal colleges, varsities

Of  1250 research papers submitted by students to the department this year, 154 have been selected for a presentation before a panel of eminent scientists at the two-day meet

Published on 4th March 2018
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This West Bengal-based author explains how translated books are conserving marginalised languages

Saubhik De Sarkar urges us to read more translated works to gain insight into other cultures and gives us tips on how to ensure that 'things are not lost in translation'

Published on 31st March 2018
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee alleges 'irregularities' in NEET, seeks action from Centre

In a letter to Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, Mamata Banerjee suggested a "coordination mechanism" at the institutional level, with the participation of the state government and CBSE

Published on 8th May 2018
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West Bengal government to set up an exclusive film academy for the state

Besides promoting development of films, WBFA will act as an umbrella body for all issues relating to the film industry, including developing the infrastructure needed for the industry

Published on 24th May 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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West Bengal student hangs himself while taking up the 'Momo Challenge'

A teacher of St. Alphonsus School, where the class 12 boy studied, warned parents to be cautious with the online activities of their ward

Published on 23rd August 2018
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Students and youth are the future of the country: West Bengal CM

August 28 is the foundation day of the Trinamool Chhatra Parishad(TMCP), the student wing of Trinamool Congress

Published on 28th August 2018
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Brave girls of West Bengal's Purulia lead by example, fight child marriage

The female literacy rate in the district is an abysmal 50.52 per cent, a figure much lower than the state average of 70.54 per cent

Published on 21st September 2018
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Aiming higher: West Bengal's changing Higher Education landscape  

Female enrollment in higher education has increased from 5.62 lakh in FY 2010-11 to 9. 53 lakh in 2016-17. The gross enrollment ratio for female candidates has risen from 10. 9 in 2010-11 to 17.3 in 2

Published on 11th November 2018

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