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News  /  Published 23.06.22

Letter requests UGC for offline test order

West Bengal’s largest body of college and university teachers has written to the UGC that some universities are holding online exams despite the resumption of on-campus academic activities and h...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.06.22

Panel approves Jadavpur University entry exams

The Telegraph had reported on Monday that four out of the five undergraduate science departments at JU have informed the admissions committee of the science faculty that they want to screen students t...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

India  /  Published 22.06.22

Covid: active cases up by over 2300

India reported 12,249 new coronavirus infections and 13 deaths, while active cases went up by over 2,300 in a 24-hour span, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. The lates...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 21.06.22

'Omicron less likely to cause long Covid'

The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is less likely to cause long COVID than the Delta strain, according to a study published in The Lancet journal. Long COVID is defined as having new or ongo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

News  /  Published 21.06.22

YouTube music video to empower girls post-pandemic

Korbo Na Biye is a 5 minute 20 seconds music video that was launched on June 9. Till Monday evening it had almost 1.7k views on YouTube. The commission is hoping that the video would reach remot...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 21.06.22

Online class at government schools in Kolkata, ‘under wraps’

Some of the government-aided schools are holding classes over online platforms during the summer vacation so that they can complete the syllabus on time. The heads of the institutions, however, do no...
By Subhankar Chowdhury

News  /  Published 21.06.22

95 per cent students attend schools in Kolkata on Day 1 after summer break

Many private schools that resumed physical classes on Monday recorded almost full attendance, something that teachers said showed how keen students were to attend in-person classes. Teachers also spo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 20.06.22

Covid: 12,781 cases, 18 deaths

India on Monday logged 12,781 fresh COVID-19 cases that pushed its infection tally to 4,33,09,473, while the daily positivity rate went past 4 per cent after 130 days, according to Union health minist...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 20.06.22

Four undergraduate science departments at Jadavpur University opt for entry test

Four out of the five undergraduate science departments at Jadavpur University have informed the admissions committee of the science faculty that they want to screen students for undergraduate courses ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

News  /  Published 20.06.22

Engineer’s body found floating in Behala pond

The body of a 55-year-old man was found floating in a pond at Parnasree in southwest Kolkata’s Behala late on Friday. Police have identified the deceased as Anupam Roy Chowdhury. Residents of t...
By Our special correspondent in Kolkata


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