News  /  Published 22.07.22

Fr Nirmol Vincent to be ordained as the bishop of Krishnanagar Diocese

Educationist Fr Nirmol Vincent Gomes would be ordained as the new bishop of Krishnanagar diocese on July 23.  He will be ordained at a function at the Cathedral of the Holy Redeemer in Krishnana...

Places  /  Published 28.06.22

Church where Charnock lies: Colonial heritage of historic St. John’s Church

What intense deliberations would these walls have witnessed? I imagined an anxious Warren Hastings, sitting and brooding in his chair, surrounded by his coterie all sweating in the heat while they plo...
By Adil Ahmad

Opinion  /  Published 24.06.22

Rainy Days

Prescience can sometimes be utterly disappointing. In May, educational institutions were closed till June 15 so that students were spared the scorching heat. Predictably, on June 13, the West Bengal g...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

News  /  Published 18.06.22

CNI schools to reopen on Monday

Two other private schools, Modern High School for Girls and The Future Foundation School, will also resume in-person classes on Monday. These two are not CNI institutions. The decision to resume on-c...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

World  /  Published 16.06.22

Italy approves first legally-assisted suicide

A 44-year-old man died by medically assisted suicide in Italy on Thursday, in the first case of its kind in the country. While it is technically against the law to help someone take their own life in...
By Deutsche Welle


News  /  Published 07.06.22

West Bengal government mulls panel to regulate private school fees

The state government is planning to constitute a commission to look into complaints against private schools about fee hikes, said an official of the education department. A retired judge is likely to...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.22

The hot seat

Swiftly clearing the heap of files which were waiting for him, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan shot off to Thrikkakara immediately after returning from the United States of America where he had gone f...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

Campus  /  Published 26.05.22

City students deliberate policies at CaleMUN 2022 by Scottish Church College

Over 100 students took part in the on-ground event held over two days...
By Subhadrika Sen

World  /  Published 17.05.22

Shooting triggered by anti-Taiwanese hate

Authorities say the suspect was a Chinese immigrant who harbored grievances against Taiwan. He is facing one count of murder and five counts of attempted murder. The gunman who carried out a shooting...
By Deutsche Welle

Places  /  Published 04.05.22

Do you know the story of the charred cross of Bangladesh inside St Paul’s Cathedral?

The tireless relief work for Bangladesh refugees under Canon Biswas continued till the end of 1972. Biswas’s work was acknowledged by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who wrote to him on ...
By Somen Sengupta


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