University of Calcutta

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Name: University of Calcutta
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 2 reports

Jadavpur Universit students to hold referendum on VC's removal

KOLKATA: Jadavpur University students will hold a referendum Oct 30-31 in their bid to establish that students are unanimously demanding the resignation of vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarty.They have been demanding removal of Chakrabarty since Sep 17 ... [Published Times of India - 50 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Kurseong maths teacher wins nat?l honour

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICEKurseong, 21 OctoberA mathematics teacher from Saint Alphonsus HS School in Kurseong, Anand Pradhan, has been honoured with the National Best Teacher Award-2014. The award was handed over to him during the 9th National Mathematics ... [Published The Statesman - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Appeal for students' security

A group of Left-leaning actors met the Calcutta University vice-chancellor on Monday and requested him to ensure that physiology students and research scholars named in a police complaint in connection with a clash between CPM and Trinamul supporters ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers meet Calcutta V-C

Kolkata, 20 October: The teachers under the banner of CPI(M)-backed West Bengal Government College Teachers Association (WBGCTA) along with some cultural personalities today met the  Calcutta University V-C and urged him to take proper steps so that all ... [Published The Statesman - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

Noted academician, national professor Salahuddin Ahmed passes away

Noted academician and national professor Salahuddin Ahmed died on Sunday morning in his apartment at Banani in the capital, family members said. He was suffering from various old-age complications.He was 93.He was born in 1924 in the town of Faridpur ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Jadavpur University unrest: Students continue hunger strike; demand Vice Chancellor's removal

Kolkata, Oct 17: Agitating Jadavpur University students on Friday continued their 24-hour hunger strike to step up their demand for the vice chancellor's removal following an alleged police attack on demonstrating students.Students shouted slogans as ... [Published Oneindia - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Top of the class

With 1.90 lakh students registering for CAT this year, plans for setting up six new IIMsand focused specialisations such as ruralMBA, sports MBA and even luxury MBA coming into the market, one might think that the future of management education is well ... [Published India Today - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Build upwards

| PioneerThe infrastructure building and real estate sectors have boomed to emerge as the second largest job providers in India. And the good thing about these sectors is that they are seeking out job hunters at all levels — be it an architect or a plumber ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

Assam seeks CU chair for Bezbaroa

Guwahati: To honour the doyen of Assamese literature, Lakshminath Bezbaroa, whose 150th birth anniversary is being celebrated across Assam, the state government has requested Calcutta University (CU) to establish a chair in his name, said education minister ... [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 5 reports

Jadavpur University row: Girl's father against VC's resignation

KOLKATA: In an interesting turn of event, the father of the Jadavpur University (JU) student, who was molested inside the campus, joined a rally organised by the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday. The party has been making frantic efforts to neutralise ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 4 reports

Panel set up to probe Jadavpur varsity molestation

KOLKATAThe West Bengal gov-ernment on Monday announced a five-member panel headed by Calcutta University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das to probe the alleged sexual harassment of a female student of Jadavpur University.While the student’s father exuded confidence ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 4 reports

WB govt to probe Jadavpur University molestation

After wide protests by students, the West Bengal government Monday announced a probe into the alleged sexual harassment of a female student of Jadavpur University."The panel headed by, Suranjan Das, vice-chancellor of Calcutta University will submit its ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 22 2014]

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"Many have said that 80 percent of students are not bothered about the issue but through the referendum, we will prove that all students stand unanimously in demanding the vice chancellor's removal" Gitashree Sarkar, general secretary of the univerity's students' union, told IANS Wednesday
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...So, in order to be politically accepted by the public, the new way of running the economy should have the character of a new model of prosperity "(1992, 12). The changes Transition wants to bring about have also been desired and striven for by previous generations of Green and social movement activists since the early 1980s. Their perspective has been called “restructuring industrial society”, “sustainable development”, “sustainable growth”, “green growth”, and “green capitalism”."

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Jadavpur varsity students to hold referendum on... [Published ProKerala.com - 2 hours ago]
Kurseong maths teacher wins nat?l honour [Published The Statesman - 11 hours ago]
A cross to pay homage to [Published Times of India - 12 hours ago]
Kolkata prof finds 42,000-yr-old human remains ... [Published Millennium Post - 14 hours ago]
Appeal for students' security [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 21 2014]
Bengal just got older by 22000 yrs [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 21 2014]
Teachers meet Calcutta V-C [Published The Statesman - Oct 21 2014]
Once More On Transition -- Critical Thoughts On... [Published Counter Currents - Oct 20 2014]
National prof Salahuddin passes away [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 19 2014]
Prof Salahuddin Ahmed: One of the finest is gone [Published Bdnews24.com - Oct 19 2014]
Tributes pour in for National Professor Salahud... [Published Bdnews24.com - Oct 19 2014]
Noted academician, national professor Salahuddi... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 19 2014]
National professor Salahuddin Ahmed passes away [Published Bdnews24.com - Oct 19 2014]
National professor Salauddin Ahmed passes away [Published Bdnews24.com - Oct 19 2014]
Faiz rediscovered [Published Pakistan Today - Oct 17 2014]
Jadavpur University unrest: Students continue h... [Published Oneindia - Oct 17 2014]
Jadavpur unrest: Students continue hunger strike [Published Jagran Post - Oct 17 2014]
Top of the class [Published India Today - Oct 17 2014]
Sun Pharma's Dilip Shanghvi has become the stuf... [Published Forbes India - Oct 17 2014]
Syed Walliullah, the first philosopher of Bangl... [Published Dhaka Courier - Oct 16 2014]
ICANN Announces Appointment of Head of India [Published Intellectual Property News Agency - Oct 15 2014]
Build upwards [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Oct 15 2014]
University of Calcutta MBA admissions 2015 [Published India Today - Oct 14 2014]
Assam seeks CU chair for Bezbaroa [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
Bridging generations then and now [Published The Statesman - Oct 13 2014]
State moves Calcutta varsity for Bezbaroa chair [Published Assam Tribune - Oct 13 2014]
Matua MP from Bongaon passes away in city hosp [Published Times of India - Oct 13 2014]
CU notifies for MBA admissions [Published India Today - Oct 13 2014]
Prof. Roshanara to seek extra security [Published The Statesman - Oct 13 2014]
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