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West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.18

Marathon veteran who has done Antarctica back for Route 55

Nihar Ray has run marathons in all seven continents, the one in Antarctica culminating in the additional challenge of a dip in icy waters.At 70, his eyes still light up at the opportunity of running a...
By Rith Basu in Kolkata

Education  /  Published 25.11.19

Career of the century: Financial analyst

If the previous century belonged to engineers, it can be argued that the current one will be ruled by finance professionals. We are talking about jobs and careers. Three decades ago, a qualification i...
By Sankar Chakraborti

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

IIEST seeks ‘generous funding’

The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) has sought “generous funding” from the Centre for the renovation of many of the buildings on the 160-year-old campus.IIEST direct...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

Show to foster scientific spirit

Visitors to Science City will get a glimpse of an upcoming observatory in Maharashtra’s Hingoli district equipped to detect ripples generated from the most violent events in space. A prototype of th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Appeal to flush out dungology

Over 110 scientists on Wednesday appealed to the science and technology ministry to withdraw its offer to fund research to pinpoint ingredients in cow dung, urine and milk for use in medicines, toothp...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

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West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.19

JU move to curb alcohol & drug abuse

Jadavpur University has issued a circular calling for making the campus free of alcohol, drug and tobacco, the move following a meeting vice-chancellor Suranjan Das held with teachers to discuss alleg...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Education  /  Published 18.03.19

Computer science skill wake-up call in study

The average final-year undergraduate computer science student in the US, assessed for subject skills, outperforms his counterparts in China, India and Russia, according to research released on Monday....
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 18.11.18

Here's how you evaluate a nutritional study

Confused about what to eat and drink to protect your health? I’m not surprised. For example, after decades of research-supported dietary advice to reduce saturated fats to minimise the risk of heart...
By Jane E. Brody/ New York Times News Service

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.20

Science college united in protest

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By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 21.01.20

Make a career predicting risk

They predict how long you are going to live. Or, calculate how likely you are to have an accident. And what your chances of getting a lifestyle disease are. They are called actuaries. Their job is to ...
By Chandana Chandra


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