West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.22

Offices ready for 100% staff

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to take up for early hearing the special leave petition filed by Trinamul Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira challenging the Enforcement D...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.02.22

Step towards smart policing

Jharkhand police have taken a step towards smart policing with the introduction of a QR-code-based digital e-beat attendance system along with the conventional logbook system. The pilot project has b...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 04.02.22

Outgrown uniform says it all for students in Kolkata schools

Transport: Classes have resumed but not all schools have rolled out buses, a challenge for parents, many of whom have gone back to work and could not make arrangements to send their children to school...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

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


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