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Indigo researcher digs out nuggets from past

 A famous tea company in Calcutta traded in indigo in British India. That's how its office on RN Mukherjee Road, Nilhat House, got its name.
A Staff Reporter Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

NAAC announces review rule change

Students will give their opinions on the strengths and weaknesses of their institutes to the National Assessment and Accreditation Council during assessments.
Mita Mukherjee Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

App cab service

Uber launched a service named Premier in place of UberX on Friday.
Our Special Correspondent Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

'Suicide' after assault

A man beaten up for allegedly molesting a woman died on Friday morning after apparently jumping off the third floor of the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital, where he was being treated for multiple injuries.
Our Special Correspondent Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

Heart transplant called off

Bengal's first proposed heart transplant had to be cancelled because the family of the intended recipient expressed their inability to bring her to Calcutta from Ranchi on Friday.
Our Special Correspondent Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

2 fever deaths in Baduria

Two women from Baduria in North 24-Parganas died over the past 24 hours after suffering from fever.
Our Special Correspondent Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

Fresh date for dengue hearing

A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday failed to hear the public interest litigation on the spread of dengue in Bengal because of lack of time.
OUR LEGAL REPORTER Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

Job officers at IIEST

The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology will recruit two placement and internship officers, the decision coming two days after fourth-year students met director Ajoy Kumar Ray over poor campus placement.
Subhankar Chowdhury Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

Toothed mushroom at garden

They grew with their white hats sprouting out of the base of a tamarind tree trunk at the bicentennial gate to the Indian Botanic Garden in Shibpur, Howrah.
Anasuya Basu Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

Rally roars to life

A Maruti Gypsy moves out of the The Sonnet in Salt Lake's DD Block on Friday after Kumar Shanu flagged off the 18th Kaviguru Rally, presented by Xtra Premium, in association with The Telegraph. The rally will see 25 four-wheelers and 10 two-wheelers starting from Banalata Resort in Bankura's Joypur forest range on Saturday and covering 200km through dirt tracks and metal roads before ending in Santiniketan
Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

Students as innovators

A bunch of students used plastic containers, ice cream sticks, nails and other scraps to make prototypes of daily usable objects like pencil stands and air coolers at a workshop at the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum on Friday.
Debraj Mitra Nov 11, 2017 00:00 IST

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