Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

IIEST norms for test on digital platform

IIEST has set a slew of conditions so students could be brought under invigilation during the semester exams from Monday, which the Shibpur institute will conduct through a digital platform.  &l...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.20

35 students test positive in IISER

Thirty-five students of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)-Calcutta’s Mohanpur campus near Kalyani in Nadia have been detected Covid positive during a mass RT-PCR tes...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Mohanpur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.20

Varsity offers BSc in tea science

North Bengal University (NBU) on Monday introduced a three-year undergraduate course in tea science. So far, the varsity had been offering postgraduate and post-doctoral (PhD) courses in the field. ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 13.12.20

IIEST sets rules for digital examination

The BTech students of the IIEST will get 45 minutes to write their mid-semester papers and 15 minutes to upload the scanned copies of their answer scripts, failing which the scripts will not be evalua...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Worst air on BT Road

The air quality recorded on the BT Road campus of Rabindra Bharati University has been the worst while that of Rabindra Sarobar has been the best in the city, a study of the last fortnight’s res...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 10.12.20

Honey trap: fight against food fraud

Sweetness can leave a bitter taste in the mouth. Researchers from the Centre for Science and Environment have alleged that the honey produced by major Indian brands is adulterated with sugar syrup. Th...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

Air pollution: worst week in two years

The city suffered its worst air pollution in two years in the first week of December, says a study by the Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). According to the study, the average PM2...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

IIEST semester exams in digital mode

IIEST will hold the upcoming semester exams through a digital platform after students in Monday’s senate meeting expressed their fear about writing the tests on the campus because of the raging ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Shibpur

Calcutta  /  Published 07.12.20

Covid halts IISER research

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, has decided that all research activities will remain suspended for 21 days from Monday because of a rise in the number of Covid...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.12.20

Calcutta air ‘poor’, ‘very poor’, ‘severe’

At 11am on Friday  Severe: Rabindra Bharati University (BT Road campus) Very poor: Ballygunge, Bidhannagar, Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Jadavpur  Poor: Rabindra Saroba...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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