A postdoctoral researcher who quit his fellowship in Israel to join Kalyani University so that he could be closer to home was told two days after taking up the new assignment that his appointment as an assistant professor was the result of a "mistake" and so his service was being terminated.
Subhankar Chowdhury and Sanat Kumar SinhaJul 21, 2018 00:00 IST
Titir Banerjee, the woman who had captured on video a scooter rider stopping to pick up a stone and smash the windshield of her car at Esplanade a week ago, received a call from a police officer on Friday asking for stills of the incident and pictorial evidence of the damage.
Pranab Mondal and Snehal SenguptaJul 21, 2018 00:00 IST
If you plan on going anywhere on Saturday, the one place to avoid is the heart of the city when supporters of the Trinamul Congress converge there for the party's annual martyrs' day rally. All roads leading to the city centre will remain closed till the rally is over and the crowd disperses late in the afternoon.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday expressed disappointment at the "distressingly low" presence of women in IITs and called for immediate measures to increase their participation in higher technical learning.