India  /  Published 16.07.20

Professor: kin cite Covid-hit jail

The family of G.N. Saibaba, a disabled Delhi University professor serving a life term in a Covid-infested Nagpur jail for links with Maoists, issued a public appeal on Wednesday for bail or parole so ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Premchand’s Nirmala in Santhali

A Sanskrit professor is using his time during the lockdown to translate a Hindi masterpiece into Santhali. Sunil Murmu (44), a professor with Singhbhum College, Chandil, has translated Premchand&rsqu...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

Precious resources: Mining in Cook Islands

Sir — It is unfortunate that at a time when activists are urging authorities to protect the environment, the government of Cook Islands is planning to allow mining operators to mine manganese an...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 15.05.20

Popular page-turners on digital platforms

There is always something fun to do online thanks to initiatives by bookstores like Starmark who are trying their best to add value to their patrons’ lives in the middle of this pandemic. The doors ...
By Shrestha Saha in

India  /  Published 21.09.19

Professor fights for Kashmir, armed with pamphlets

On September 9, retired IIT Delhi professor Vipin Kumar Tripathi took a long walk from his home in south Delhi’s Sarvodaya Enclave with a bagful of Hindi and English pamphlets.The 71-year-old freque...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

Professor life savings for aid of students

The husband of a Visva-Bharati professor who died last year has set up a trust with her life savings to assist underprivileged school and college students from rural backgrounds.Barsha Dutta, the husb...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.20

Letters for teachers on hold

The state college service commission is yet to send appointment letters to only 200 of the 2,000 teachers it has recruited recently.The state college service commission had selected 2,000 teachers as ...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 22.12.19

Team Shanku shares Amazon anecdotes and travel tales

Team Professor Shanku O El Dorado got together for a special t2 chat at Barbeque Nation in Lake Mall recently over kebabs, biryani, salads and more. Snapshots....Sandip Ray, directorFeluda films have ...
By Hia Datta (Intern) in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Harass slur on Jadavpur University professor

A former research scholar at Jadavpur University has accused a professor who had been her guide of “body shaming” her and making “sexually coloured remarks” that caused “trauma that I could ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.19

Mamata’s pay hike gift dashes teachers’ hopes

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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