India  /  Published 25.04.20

Needed: Science and politics in one boat

Covid is an orphan virus and is using one strategy till such time comes when human beings, its only target so far, acquire an immune response strong enough to repel or keep it at bay.It has united a d...
By Abhijit Chowdhury

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Pick of products at Trade Fair

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 18.06.19

Tune in to tech

As a result of the mushrooming of degree engineering colleges across India as well as West Bengal, at least 60 per cent engineering seats has remained vacant over the past few years. The fact that, du...
By Jagannath Banerjee

Books  /  Published 24.05.19

Women scientists who changed the world

Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World By Catherine Whitlock and Rhodri Evans, Robinson, Rs 599 ...
By Debashis Gangopadhyay

India  /  Published 06.01.19

Science searches for myth filters

When a vice-chancellor told the Indian Science Congress last week that the Kauravas were test-tube babies, the usual expressions of shock were somewhat muted by a sense of déjà vu as well as a shrug...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.19

Global alumni meet for funds

The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, will institute a distinguished alumnus award to raise funds for infrastructure development during its global alumni convention in F...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

Entertainment  /  Published 08.11.19

A lot scientific Kunaal

Sony BBC Earth is set to bring an anthology Not Rocket Science consisting of three science-based shows — Secrets of Everything, Factomania and Bang Goes the Theory — that will provide answers to a...
By Ushnota Paul

Opinion  /  Published 07.12.18

Guidelines on hiring foreign faculty are vague

Pushkar is a PhD in political science (McGill University) and currently director of The International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. The views expressed here are personal...
By Pushkar

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


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