Calcutta  /  Published 06.02.21

CU labs to remain open

The laboratories of Calcutta University that have remained open for postgraduate students since January 18 will continue to be functional, vice-chancellor Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee said on Friday. ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.02.21

What schools need to keep in mind

Students will take time to get back to the pre-Covid “normal” once in-person classes resume and schools need to be more relaxed on discipline and rules in the initial months, psychologists...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.02.21

No in-person classes at colleges, varsities

Colleges and universities in Bengal will not reopen for in-person classes in the ongoing semester that will end in March, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Wednesday after a meeting with vi...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.21

Campuses not to reopen immediately: Partha

Colleges and universities in West Bengal, closed since mid-March due to the Covid-19 outbreak, will not reopen campuses immediately, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Wednesday. The vice c...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Revival of business, on time salary - a lease of life

Deepak Shaw, usher at a cinema hall July 2020: Shaw was then getting half his salary and had to depend on help from several NGOs to run his family. January 2021: His situation has worsened, Shaw sai...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 07.12.20

Optional foreign travel rises

Non-essential international travel from Calcutta has started picking up again, although slowly, airlines and tour operators said. People are travelling to the US and the UK to visit family members, w...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.12.20

Schools await parents' views

A consent from the state government to reopen schools may not be enough to resume in-person classes, parents have to feel comfortable about sending their children to school, the heads of several insti...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.12.20

Metro trains: 7am to 9.30 pm

Metro Railway is inching towards its pre-pandemic timings. Starting Monday, the first trains will leave the terminal stations at 7am, instead of 8am, the carrier said in a slew of announcements made ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.11.20

IIT arms itself with clean chit

A research scholar at IIT Kharagpur prior to his/her return to the campus has to sign an undertaking that says among other things: “That in case of emergency, the non–availability/inadequa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 28.11.20

Partha to meet VCs over campus unlock

Education minister Partha Chatterjee will hold a videoconference with vice-chancellors on Saturday to discuss the prospect of reopening colleges and universities in December, a higher education depart...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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