Presidency University

Type: Organization
Name: Presidency University
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

8/28/2014: Metro: Fire at historic Baker Laboratory

KOLKATA: There was panic at the Presidency University as a fire broke out in the historic Baker Laboratory, disrupting classes. Police and fire brigade officials said the blaze was “minor” and there was no damage or injury. Four fire tenders brought. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Fire catches Presi napping

A small fire in Presidency University’s physics department on Wednesday exposed big flaws in the institution’s fire-fighting preparedness — its alarms don’t work, several labs don’t have sprinklers and there’s been no fire drill yet to test an automatic ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Students should be given patient hearing to resolve issues: BESU Vice-Chancellor

Statesman News ServiceKolkata, 27 AugustIn view of frequent agitations in state-run colleges and Universities, the vice-chancellor of Bengal Engineering and Science University, Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray, adviced all professors and teachers to patiently listen ... [Published The Statesman - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Fire destroys equipment at Presidency lab

KOLKATA: A minor fire broke out in Baker Building at Presidency University on Wednesday afternoon.The blaze was brought under control by the teachers and other staff members. "There were no injuries as no student or teacher was present in the laboratory ... [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Sweden-India Nobel quiz to travel through 10 cities

The eighth edition of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz, an annual inter-college competition, will begin its ten-city course across India from Kolkata's Presidency University Sep 5.The competition, a part of The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week organised ... [Published ProKerala.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Clusters of Excellence

As I watched Germany lift the FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro last month, I realised that Germans won not because they had one “centre of excellence,” like Messi or Neymar, but because the whole team was a “cluster of excellence.” This is a common trait ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Biological pathways: Designing genetic circuits from scratch

By Hari PulakkatViral infections are difficult situations to tackle. At the Presidency University in Kolkata, assistant professor Sangram Bagh is using a new set of tricks to study them. He is engineering systems that can let him study the problem, make ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

?Presidency registrar?s transfer routine?

Kolkata, 8 August: State Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today ruled out allegations of bias in the transfer of Presidency University Registrar Prabir Dasgupta and said it was a routine transfer.It may be mentioned that a day after the registrar ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

8/8/2014: METRO: Presi students protest registrar’s removal

KO L KATA : T he students of Presidency University staged a protest against the transfer of registrar Prabir Dasgupta on Thursday and demanded that the erstwhile professor of geology be reinstated. But varsity vice-chancellor Anuradha Lohia ruled out ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Protest over Presi registrar transfer

students want Prabir Dasgupta to be reinstatedStatesman News ServiceKolkata 7 AugustA day after the Registrar of Presidency University, Mr Prabir Dasgupta was transferred to Durgapur government college in the zoology department, University students  protested ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Presidency students protest against transfer of registrar

Students of Presidency University today protested against the transfer of registrar Prabir Dasgupta.Shouting slogans and carrying flags, the students demanded that Dasgupta be brought back to the university. He was yesterday transferred to Durgapur government ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 3 reports

8/1/2014: HT METRO: Standoff in Presi over post-graduate admissions continues

KOLKATA: The Presidency University refused to bow down under the pressure of the students’ council as the vice-chancellor, Anuradha Lohia, ruled out any possibility of admitting the students who could not manage to get admission in the postgraduate.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 01 2014]

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A lab inspection report will be submitted to vice-chancellor Anuradha Lohia on Thursday by the department as well as the experts. "We still do not know the extent of damage that seems to be very little though. We saw so much smoke due to chemicals" Konar said
"Genetic engineering is through trial and error," says Bagh. "Synthetic biology starts with design and then goes to experiment."
She said that the best stage of Indo-US relationship is yet to come and both the countries have a common goal. "I stayed in Kolkata for two-and-a-half days. I am impressed with the beauty of Kolkata and especially honoured to meet the CM. We are proud of the history of Bengal."
"I am aware of all that took place in the past and I would want to meet those in the government. I have a very good schedule for Thursday. I will leave it at that. If I do meet the chief minister, consul general Helen LaFave will brief you" Stephens said

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8/28/2014: Metro: Fire at historic Baker Labora... [Published Hindustan Times - 2 hours ago]
Partha 'strict' mantra for varsity and college ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 2 hours ago]
Fire catches Presi napping [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 2 hours ago]
Fire in Baker Laboratory [Published The Statesman - 4 hours ago]
Students should be given patient hearing to re... [Published The Statesman - 4 hours ago]
Fire destroys equipment at Presidency lab [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
Fire at historic Baker Laboratory, no damage [Published ProKerala.com - 11 hours ago]
Sweden-India Nobel quiz to travel through 10 ci... [Published ProKerala.com - 14 hours ago]
Fire at Presidency laboratory [Published Press Trust of India - 14 hours ago]
Modi's focus on the India-Japan relationship [Published Japan Times - Aug 25 2014]
Pluralism in economic thought should be the goal [Published DNA India - Aug 20 2014]
Clusters of Excellence [Published The Statesman - Aug 17 2014]
Biological pathways: Designing genetic circuits... [Published Economic Times - Aug 15 2014]
US Envoy Calls on West Bengal CM [Published New Indian Express - Aug 15 2014]
US diplomat meets CM, discusses development [Published Times of India - Aug 14 2014]
US diplomat to meet Mamata [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 14 2014]
US official hopeful of strong ties with Bengal [Published Times of India - Aug 13 2014]
Cloud over Presi teachers' quit plea [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 09 2014]
?Presidency registrar?s transfer routine? [Published The Statesman - Aug 08 2014]
8/8/2014: METRO: Presi students protest registr... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 08 2014]
Presi protest over registrar [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 08 2014]
Protest over Presi registrar transfer [Published The Statesman - Aug 07 2014]
Register of Presidency University sent back to ... [Published Times of India - Aug 07 2014]
Presidency students protest against transfer of... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 07 2014]
8/7/2014: State: Presidency registrar transferred [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 07 2014]
Protest price whiff in Presi registrar move [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 07 2014]
Presi registrar transferred [Published The Statesman - Aug 06 2014]
8/2/2014: Metro: Presi students go on indefinit... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 02 2014]
8/1/2014: HT METRO: Standoff in Presi over post... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 01 2014]
Presi turns down entry demand [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 01 2014]
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