West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.19

Calcutta University facility hurdle to more BTech seats

Calcutta University has failed to increase the number of BTech seats because of infrastructure inadequacies. The university had received funds to develop infrastructure, though.Last week, the joint en...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Heritage  /  Published 21.11.19

Science dances to Longfellow’s tune

Scientists have provided the strongest evidence yet for what American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow had declared 184 years ago — that “music is the universal language of mankind”. ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.19

CU puts on hold tech seat increase plan

Calcutta University cannot increase the number of BTech seats from the 2019-20 session because of infrastructure problems, university officials said on Friday.The heads of the nine engineering departm...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.02.20

Fake science label on Ayush tip

The homoeopathic medicine that India’s ministry for traditional medicines has said could help prevent coronavirus infections had featured in a nationwide school science Olympiad on February 1 where ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.20

Rs 1cr pledge by alumnus

An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology has pledged Rs 1 crore, which will be spent on upgrading the infrastructure on the Shibpur campus.Sunandan Narayan Basu, 86, a ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.20

Global dais for Jharkhand teen gamer

A schoolboy gamer who found it tough to download games with limited data, Subhigya Priyansh did not sit and crib. He worked out a solution. Now, this 14-year-old student from DBMS English School will ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.03.20

Covid-19 in local transmission stage, 92 cases in 24 hrs: Govt

Ninety-two new cases and four deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in India since Sunday, the health ministry said on Monday while reiterating that there has been no community transmission of the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.19

The future of science fiction in India

The story, “The City of Silence”, by the Chinese author of science fiction, Ma Boyong, presents the vision of an Orwellian future, where all forms of communication are strictly controlled by a tot...
By Shruti Sonal

Science  /  Published 23.06.19

Storm over essay on physics-mind link

Sections of scientists are questioning the decision by an Indian Academy of Sciences journal to publish an “opinion” essay that cites connections between physics and the human mind.The essay by Su...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 19.03.20

Arati Kadav on exploring sci-fi with Cargo

Fascinated by the science-fiction genre ever since she was a kid, Arati Kadav has received accolades for her maiden feature film Cargo. The sci-fi film that stars Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi, h...
By Priyanka Roy


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