University of Calcutta

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Name: University of Calcutta
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Land availability no problem, Mamata tells Singapore

Comment · print · T TT+· T-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee speaks at a Business Summit in Singapore on Wednesday. Photo: PTIThe land issue had featured prominently during her interaction with the Singapore Premier on Tuesday too.Aware ... [Published The Hindu - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Mamata Banerjee meets Singapore PM

Unencumbered land is available for industry in West Bengal, a state that has made a name for intransigent land laws in the recent past, chief minister Mamata Banerjee assured Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday.Banerjee is on a five-day ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

PG Diploma admissions in Media Studies at Calcutta University commences

| UPDATED 17:56 ISTApplications are invited from eligible candidates for postgraduate diploma course in media studies (Film and Television), commencing in 2014. The Institute of Mass Communication Film and Television Studies, a non-profit society, is ... [Published India Today - Aug 19 2014]
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 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

92-yr-old veteran fighter recalls tryst with freedom

Guwahati: The euphoria of the first hour of Independence on August 15, 1947, is still fresh in the mind of nonagenarian freedom fighter Krishna Kanta Sharma.Sharma, who now leads a secluded life with his wife in the city's Chenikuthi area, said, "It was ... [Published Times of India - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

?CU one of the best universities in India?

Statesman News ServiceKolkata 12 AugustCalcutta University has been ranked one  of the best Universities in India by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).Under a programme with  the United States India Educational Foundation (USIEF), MHRD ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Panel to review 'terror' tag

The state government on Monday set up a six-member committee to probe the allegation that freedom fighters Khudiram Bose, Jatindranath Mukherjee and Prafulla Chaki had been labelled “terrorists” in the Class VIII history book at Madhyamik schools. “The ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

New law to keep varsities on government leash, say experts

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Universities Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2014, introduced in the state assembly on Friday, appears to be another attempt by the government to enjoy more powers in the functioning of state universities as it includes provisions to remove ... [Published Times of India - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Power 20:20 - Profiles | Alstom Ltd

Rathin Basu holds a BTech (Electronics) degree from Science College, Calcutta University and a BSc (Honours in Physics) from St Xavier's, Calcutta University. ... [Published ASAPP - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Department of law, Calcutta admission 2014

Applications are invited for the admission to master of law (LLM) course at the University of Calcutta commencing in 2014. Fifty per cent of the total number of seats in the 1st Year shall be reserved for B.A.LL.B (Hons.) candidates of this university ... [Published India Today - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Partha barb stings Panda

Education minister Partha Chatterjee has said student leaders who are no longer students should stay out of campuses and, even if let in for any reason, not misuse the opportunity to trigger or lead a demonstration. “Universities are seats of learning, ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Youth held for calling up CU V-C as TMC MP

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICEKolkata, 24 JulyPolice arrested a 22-year-old youth who called up the VC of Calcutta University in the name of Trinamul Congress MP Avishek Banerjee and asked him to increase the marks of a student.Police said they arrested Souvik ... [Published The Statesman - Jul 25 2014]

Quotes

"I stand before you truly, truly humbled," Das said in her acceptance remarks. "There are many here at Elon who have inspired me. Thanks to all my friends and colleagues who have courageously put up with me. You continue to be awesome To my students, I'm touched by them every day. They mean the world to me. And to the entire Elon community, for accepting me as one of your own and for nurturing and supporting my passion. I could not have done it without you."
...that land is not a problem in Bengal," Mamata told reporters at the end of the 30-minute meeting with Loong at his office on Istana, Orchard Road. "We have lots of land banks in our state. He wanted to know what these land banks are all about and I told him that these were large parcels of undisputed land that were readily available for investors."
"The prime minister asked me if free land was available in Bengal. I assured him that there was thousands of acres of land that was readily available. There is no encroachment on these lands" Mamata told the media after the meeting
"We have a lot of scope for tourism. We told him (Mr Lee) about the scope of investment in our Financial Hub and informed him about the urban cities that are being developed" said Banerjee, who also told the Singapore Prime Minister that this was her first foreign trip in the last 15 years

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Land availability no problem, Mamata tells Sing... [Published The Hindu - 15 hours ago]
Tina Das delivers acceptance remarks for Lincol... [Published Elon University - Aug 20 2014]
On investment hunt, Mamata hardsells Bengal in ... [Published Indian Express - Aug 20 2014]
Singapore PM asks Mamata about free land [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 20 2014]
Kolkata to get joint biz centre: Mamata [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 20 2014]
Bengal & S?pore to set up business centre in K... [Published The Statesman - Aug 19 2014]
Land no hurdle, Mamata assures Singapore PM [Published Times of India - Aug 19 2014]
Mamata Banerjee meets Singapore PM [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 19 2014]
PG Diploma admissions in Media Studies at Calcu... [Published India Today - Aug 19 2014]
West Bengal, Singapore to Set Up Business Centr... [Published Outlook India - Aug 19 2014]
Singapore to set up business centre in Kolkata:... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 19 2014]
Mamata Banerjee: One of the Most Capricious Pol... [Published NDTV - Aug 18 2014]
Clusters of Excellence [Published The Statesman - Aug 17 2014]
Nalanda university to start two new disciplines... [Published Times of India - Aug 17 2014]
India-China Connectivity: Past and Present [Published Observer India - Aug 16 2014]
Look like students, act like thugs [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 15 2014]
A parrot-like recital of CM?s response? [Published The Statesman - Aug 14 2014]
Some Thoughts On Resilience And Transition [Published Counter Currents - Aug 14 2014]
92-yr-old veteran fighter recalls tryst with fr... [Published Times of India - Aug 14 2014]
DU opens gates to third sex [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 12 2014]
?CU one of the best universities in India? [Published The Statesman - Aug 12 2014]
Mamata plans major cleansing for INTTUC [Published Times of India - Aug 12 2014]
Panel to review 'terror' tag [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 12 2014]
Sailajaranjan 115 [Published The Statesman - Aug 10 2014]
New law to keep varsities on government leash, ... [Published Times of India - Aug 08 2014]
Center for American Progress Launches India Age... [Published India-West - Aug 08 2014]
BJP Promotes "Akhand Bharat" through Indian Tex... [Published Pakistan Link - Aug 08 2014]
Power 20:20 - Profiles | Alstom Ltd [Published ASAPP - Aug 08 2014]
Trilegal Counsel, Sakya Singh Chaudhuri joins H... [Published Bar & Bench - Aug 07 2014]
JU takes a break for NAAC 'hard work' [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 05 2014]
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