Noni Deb sits in class, one hand raised to hold an umbrella, the other furiously jotting down notes. The 13-year-old's classroom has no roof and umbrellas are the students' only protection from sun and rain.
Crossover passages every 250m, passenger walkways and ventilation shafts - the underground tunnels of East-West Metro will have provisions for emergency evacuation, something the current Metro link lacks.
Presidency University has told the state information commission that it had to replace the 144-year-old gate at the entrance to the campus on College Street and fell a banyan tree to comply with fire safety norms.
Inhalers and pills could give children suffering from diabetes freedom from daily insulin injections, if research succeeds, doctors from British universities said at a conference in the city on Sunday.
Sujoy Sen was drenched in sweat but couldn't stop jumping in joy. His parents have little idea about rowing and think their son pulls boats. The gold-winning rower thinks his real prize will be when they see him in action.