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 in

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...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.19

Andre Russell: man on fire

Sir — The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League is underway. It appears that bowlers of nearly every team are finding it impossible to contain Andre Russell of the Kolkata Knight Riders. The Jam...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.05.20

RIMS vows tech leash on staff

The Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences here, Jharkhand's only state-run super-speciality hospital, will take the tech route to improve attendance of doctors and other staff.The RIMS management has...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi


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