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SAP India launches 'Code Unnati' to impart digital literacy

The initiative is a multi-year collaboration to impart digital literacy and drive employment-led software skills development for the underprivileged

Published on 15th June 2017
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Smartphone app to help colour blind students conduct lab experiments

The app, Titration ColorCam, is a step forward in the ongoing effort to develop assistive mobile technology to aid blind students

Published on 3rd July 2017
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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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Introducing the desi Wolf of Wall Street: Vaibhav Pachisia   

That's right, meet Vaibhav Pachisia who started investing before you started college 

Published on 17th July 2017
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NCERT books to be available for all schools soon: Anil Swarup

NCERT books will be made available to students of all public and private schools for providing relief from buying them at steep prices

Published on 25th July 2017
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Hawkers outside Kolkata schools to be under the scanner after drug-laced sweets reportedly doing the rounds 

Preventive measures will include school staff mixing with hawkers to note any suspicious behaviour or identify hawkers not known to the area

Published on 13th October 2017
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Experts in Kolkata hold workshop for over 250 ICSE students on perils of smartphones and social media

Over 250 students from 62 schools attended with each school sending three student representatives and one teacher

Published on 19th November 2017
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Exam Warrior: PM Modi's book on exam stress is hitting the roof at the Kolkata Book Fair

 Exam Warriors, a guide to trick your stress by PM Narendra Modi is priced at Rs 100 and a customary discount of 10 per cent is being offered at Kolkata book fair

Published on 8th February 2018
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Can a guy who scores good marks but can't communicate get a job: Chetan Bhagat asks students in Kolkata

The author of 'The 3 Mistakes of My Life' and '2 States' said there is a need to change the current education system to enable students to connect their knowledge with real life

Published on 23rd February 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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When you're gay, your gender is under scrutiny. Not your work: Kolkata teacher after sacking 

After being  denied a teaching position when he shifted from full-time to part-time employment, gay teacher Avijit Kundu says he has no plans to sue the school just yet

Published on 23rd March 2018

Kolkata NGO conducts matrimony and companionship meet for senior citizens

The NGO will also soon organise a 'Togetherness Tour' to an outstation destination for interested senior citizens

Published on 24th April 2018
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Protesters throng outside Kolkata's Dumdum Metro Station after couple attacked for being 'too close'

The young couple was reportedly bombarded with embarrassing questions followed by punches, kicks, and slaps by an unidentified group of elderly men

Published on 2nd May 2018
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Young Kolkata hugs it out: Moral policing does not define my city, say the protestors 

Many protesters felt the incident brought a bad name to the city, which otherwise has welcomed people from across the world with an ounce of moral policing 

Published on 3rd May 2018
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Kolkata set to host transgender literary meet in July

Five writers, from different walk of life, have expressed their willingness in participating in the event

Published on 19th June 2018

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