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News  /  Published 20.12.21

Jadavpur University convocation scrapped, certificates to be uploaded on varsity’s website

Jadavpur University’s executive council on Saturday has decided that degree certificates of the graduating students would be uploaded on the university's website because convocation could no...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

News  /  Published 17.12.21

Bengal college eligibility test centres closer home, Kolkata not on list

The College Service Commission will hold the State Eligibility Test (SET) for appointment of college teachers on January 9 at sub-divisional levels so that the 83,000-odd candidates can write the exam...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

World  /  Published 14.12.21

Survey: Social distancing on a decline

Complacency towards following social distancing as a "social vaccine" continues to high in India even though the country has recorded over 50 cases of the Omicron variant within the last 10 ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 23.11.21

Students back on Kolkata school campuses for ISC semester exam

A batch of students who last wrote an unfinished ICSE (Class X) in March 2020 were back on campus for their ISC (Class XII) semester 1 exam on Monday. Many schools in the city said they had a full at...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.11.21

Fans drop Covid shield at Eden Gardens

Covid cases are continuing to rise in the city along with other parts of Bengal after Durga Puja. But many people still lack awareness, said government officials. Many people were seen gathering outs...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 22.11.21

Covid cases go up in Kolkata as protocol goes for a toss

The numbers had only briefly touched 270 for few days in late October and early November. KMC officials, who are involved in the management of Covid in Kolkata, said the numbers started to rise since...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.11.21

Test of patience for elders at provident fund offices in Kolkata

Despite four visits to the centre in the past year, a 46-year-old schoolteacher has not been able to complete the documentation for a change of surname in her pension account. After waiting for close ...
By Debraj Mitra, Pinak Ghosh in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.21

Metro to increase trains

Metro Railway will increase the number of daily trains if the passenger count shoots up substantially following the resumption of local trains. The carrier runs 266 trains every weekday now. Before t...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.11.21

More invigilators for spaced out examinees during boards in Kolkata schools

Several private schools in the city will require more teachers for invigilation and on-campus duty during the board exams, the heads of these institutions said. The board exams will extend into the w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 10.10.21

Covid norms nowhere in sight amid festivities

As India enters the festival season, a survey by a digital community-based platform that has measured basic COVID-19 safeguards found that only 13 per cent people rated mask compliance in their area a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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