Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.21

Lighter roster for JU non-teaching staff

Jadavpur University has told its non-teaching employees that they can attend office on the campus three days a week, instead of five as told earlier, following a sharp rise in Covid cases. JU registr...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.21

Protest forces Burdwan university to revoke attendance order

The University of Burdwan on Wednesday issued an order asking teachers and non-teaching staff of 62 degree colleges under its jurisdiction to join duty on the campus but had to withdraw the directive ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Darjeeling: Tea jobs plenty, few takers

At a time of mounting job cuts across sectors amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Darjeeling tea industry stands out with jobs available by the hundreds, but very few takers. Darjeeling gardens have been...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Business  /  Published 08.07.20

3-day strike halves Coal India output

Output at Coal India fell more than 50 per cent during the three-day strike from July 2 to July 4, based on data released by the PSU. The public sector miner in a statement said that despite the stri...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Schools told to scrap attendance awards

The state government has asked schools in Jharkhand to do away with awards for students with 100 per cent attendance in a bid to discourage those who are unwell from attending classes, officials of th...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Technology  /  Published 07.04.19

AI to mark attendance

Face recognition, using a biometric, artificial intelligence-based application, is gaining global popularity. And unlocking mobile phones is not the only use it is being put to. Last year, an American...
By Santana Fell

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Kalyani University biometric protest

A section of Kalyani University teachers demonstrated in front of the vice-chancellor’s office on Thursday demanding withdrawal of a new biometric attendance system.Tapas Banerjee, general secretary...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.19

CU turns down principals’ plea on attendance

Calcutta University has turned down requests from a number of college principals to scrap the system of barring students from writing exams because of inadequate attendance.The university authorities ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in College Street

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.18

Daribhit School reopens but attendance thin

Daribhit High School resumed classes on Monday after a hiatus of 52 days but only around 400 of the 1,900-odd students were present. A clash on the school premises on September 20 seemed to have left ...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Bihar  /  Published 02.12.18

Attendance norm irks Bihar doctors in state-run health-care facilities

The Bihar Health Services Association (BHSA), the association of government doctors, on Sunday opposed the attendance norm for physicians working in state-run health-care facilities. The Association‚Ä...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna


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