Business  /  Published 24.02.19

World Bank weaves a billion-dollar Bengal vision

The World Bank group’s investments in Bengal are set to cross the $1-billion threshold soon — and it is looking to raise commitments by another $1 billion once it rejigs the mechanism through whic...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.07.19

People averse to life jackets in Guwahati

Commuters as well as water transport department employees travel on boats and ferries in Guwahati without life jackets, which was made mandatory by the Assam government.Issuing a notice on May 27, the...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

How we can reduce the impact of disasters

I was undergoing my district training as an IAS probationer in Uttar Dinajpur, a district in West Bengal, which witnessed its worst-ever floods in August 2017. The distraught people did not quite know...
By Jitin Yadav

Science  /  Published 14.01.19

Little field mouse spotted in Ladakh

Scientists have for the first time spotted the little Indian field mouse in farms and granaries in the cold, high-altitude region of Ladakh and called for surveillance and management of this crop pest...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.01.19

Jamshedpur gets its 1st scientific landfill

The city has become Jharkhand’s first urban centre to dispose of garbage at a scientific landfill site, which eliminates the risks of groundwater contamination, methane emission, uncontrollable fire...
By Our Special Correspondent


West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.19

Office car crash kills PwC executive

A young employee of the multinational consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) was killed and two of his colleagues injured when an office pool car ferrying them to Sector V on Wednesday morning mount...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.01.19

Why belling the CAT alone is not enough to ensure IIM admission

The Common Admission Test carries much less weight than many people imagine in admissions to the two-year postgraduate courses in the Indian Institutes of Management.For instance, CAT scores will rece...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.19

How to turn trash into cash

As many as 30 youths from across the country will receive a 10-day training on waste management, which in turn will help them become successful entrepreneurs in the future.National Research Developmen...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 31.12.18

Govt bows to IIMs on PhD entry norms

The Centre has bowed to a demand from the Indian Institutes of Management and relaxed the eligibility norms for BTech graduates seeking direct admission to PhD courses in these premier B-schools.The h...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.18

Winter is a state of mind in Calcutta

Grey spotsSir — We were surprised to learn that a statue of Mahatma Gandhi had been removed from a university in Ghana after students and faculty argued that Gandhi’s views of Africans were deroga...
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