West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.21

Jab drive for teachers & students

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Alok Roy, Chairman of Medica Group of Hospitals and Chair FICCI Health Services Committee said, “As responsible caregivers it is our utmost priority to inoculat...
By Our Bureau in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.21

NSHM starts vaccine drive for Calcuttans

NSHM Knowledge Campus, Calcutta, in collaboration with Medica Superspeciality Hospitals has started its Covid-19 vaccination drive for citizens above 18 from Monday, where it plans to inoculate up to ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.20

But Where Is that Kaimraa?

The one that does not lie. But the one that can be lied to. It’s a thing to be used. Or abused. It is used to that. Being put to use and abuse. Happens all the time. Just ask the Kaimraa. It do...
By Sankarshan Thakur

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.19

The government should fund basic research

An oft-heard argument has been that the Indian government must increase its funding for science and technology research. The government’s research and development funding as a fraction of overall gr...
By Rakesh Kumar

Opinion  /  Published 17.05.19

The state of education is frighteningly dark

West Bengal has been slipping and sliding down the school education ladder for some time. The 2017-18 Performance Grading Index report of all states and Union territories on school education, publishe...
By The Editorial Board


Jharkhand  /  Published 07.01.20

700 students get INSPIREd

Class X student Bittu Das of Upgraded High School, Marigora, in East Singhbhum had no idea what farming was but a little guidance from his bicycle mechanic father helped him make a bicycle water pump ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.19

Call for water meter to curb wastage

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Bihar  /  Published 28.09.18

At Aryabhatta varsity, Malaviya turban, women gold medalists dominate

Girls bagged 10 of the 15 gold medals as students dressed in Indian attire and Malaviya pagdi — popularised by Madan Mohan Malaviya, the late founder of Banaras Hindu University — collected their ...
By Roshan Kumar in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.19

Surgical strike against science and scholarship

A term greatly beloved of the Narendra Modi government is ‘surgical strike’. It was first invoked in September 2016, after a cross-border raid undertaken by the Indian army on camps in Pakistan. N...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.19

The hollowness of the new education policy

For the last couple of months, the country has been occupied in a discussion on the draft national education policy. Academics and academic institutions are worried about the impending spectre of havi...
By G.N. Devy


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