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NRI medical quota quashed
Bengal's maiden attempt to introduce courses for enhanced fees ' an euphemism for capitation fee ' suffered a blow with Calcutta High Court striking down a special quota in the lucrative arena of medical education. ...  | Read.. 
 
Home truths for sick PSUs
Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today conceded that it was a mistake to take over 56 sick companies under pressu ...  | Read.. 
 
Durgapur student held for ragging
A second-year student of the National Institute of Technology has been arrested from his hostel here on charges of ragging. ...  | Read.. 
 
Chilli powder break-out
Three undertrials threw chilli powder in the eyes of five armed escorts as their van stopped at a railway level-crossing ...  | Read.. 
 
Push for private hospitals
Health minister Surjya Kanta Mishra today called for a public-private partnership (PPP) policy to set up hospitals, especial ...  | Read.. 
 
Vote for controlled college autonomy
Academics, teachers' bodies and education experts across Bengal today favoured granting more autonomy to institutions of ...  | Read.. 
 
Mamata shuns Bengal lobby
Members of Parliament from all mainline parties in the state, barring the Trinamul Congress, came together today to evol ...  | Read.. 
 
Aparna Sen after inaugurating dancer Madhuboni Chatterjee's first painting exhibition at a gallery in Calcutta. Picture by Amit Datta
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