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CU undergraduate admission date extended till July 31: Partha

The West Bengal Education department has extended the date of admission for undergraduate courses in Calcutta University till July 31. DNA, 2 months ago

The Enigma of Return

WHEN MY FRIEND’S father, a journalist of three decades, drives me around Calcutta, we visit the train crossing next to the Hoogly river, the Chinese breakfast market at dawn, the ferry to Howrah, and the idol-maker’s workshops in North Calcutta. This is ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago

Guv invokes Syama Prasad Mookerjee to stress varsities' role

Bihar Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi today invoked Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee to stress that universities should always remember its importance in reconstruction of the country. He quoted from a speech by Mookerjee when he was vice-chancellor of ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Ink thrown at Kanhaiya Kumar in Kolkata rallies

Ink was thrown at former Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union President Kanhaiya Kumar and other participants of rallies here on Tuesday allegedly by members of a right-wing organisation.The ink missed Kanhaiya, but hit others present on the stage at the ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Engineering student drowns in Kolkata pond

An engineering student on Wednesday drowned while bathing in a pond in Kolkata, police said.Souvik Chandra, a second year student at Jadavpur University, drowned while bathing in the pond at Ganguly Banagn's Ramgarh, a police officer said.According to locals, ...
 Prokerala22 hours ago
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Why insistence on only one language must be resisted

An insistence on only one language will inevitably be resented as a form of imperialism and resisted. Such narrow-mindedness also breeds a destructive and, at times, violent competitive linguistic nationalism, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com.   It seems especially bizarre in London where I am writing this. Those few British who think of India at all are convinced that popularising English was the Raj’s greatest achievement. Language is ...
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Google celebrated her 100th birthday. Who was Dr Asima Chatterjee?

An organic chemist, she is best known for her path-breaking research that helped in developing chemotherapy and in epilepsy and malaria treatment. Here's 5 things you must know about the scientific trailblazer who inspired a Google Doodle.   We are still reaping the benefits of the rich scientific legacy of Dr Asima Chatterjee, but not many even know her name. The Google Arts & Culture lab is trying to change that with its Women Scientists of India Series. On September 23, the birth ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Google honours Indian chemist Asima Chatterjee on birth centenary  Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago Google Doodle celebrates centenary of celebrated Indian chemist  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Old 'Barowari pujas' of North Kolkata turning to theme puja

With theme puja becoming the trend, some old community Durga pujas in north Kolkata known as 'Barowari Pujas', are turning to the theme puja concept this year. Unlike the household pujas, including 'Bonedi' ones (pujas organised by erstwhile zamindar ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us

'Men of the calibre of Shri Ramana Maharishi, Satya Sai Baba, Shri Aurobindo -- you don't get that level of excellence in the West.''The quality of Indian saints is unmatched.'Bill Aitken came to India nearly 60 years ago. He never returned.An Indian citizen since 1972, he speaks to Rediff.com's Archana Masih about finding a religion, a country and discovering India on steam engines and motorbikes.   IMAGE: Writer and scholar of Hinduism, Bill Aitken arrived in India in 1959 and took ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

RSS back story: Men and events behind its rise

FC Bureau City: New Delhi The history of RSS dates back to September 27, 1925 when Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, popularly known as “Doctorji”, laid the foundation of the “Sangh” on Vijaydashmi. The humble beginning was made in Doctorji’s own house ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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