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Jadavpur University VC agrees to step down after Mamata intervenes

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announces the removal of Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University Abhijit Chakraborty in front of the University students in Kolkata on Monday. Photogrph:......

Sony World Photography Awards 2016: 16 images that will blow your mind

The 2016 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition, organised by the World Photography Organisation, announces the shortlists for its......

First Lady Suvra Mukherjee cremated

Friends and family, besides top dignitaries on Wednesday bid farewell to President Pranab Mukherjee's wife Suvra whose mortal remains were consigned to flames in New Delhi. The body was taken to......

Then VC asked cops to enter Jadavpur Univ: RTI reply

  Last year, Jadavpur University, one of the premium educational institutes of Kolkata, had hit the headlines for the wrong reasons. On September 17, a group of students who were sitting on......

Lalgarh: Once a Naxal hotbed, today riding towards development

About 170 km from Kolkata, it is mid-afternoon in Lalgarh and the Kansabati riverbed is bustling with activity. It is a mega construction site, with cranes and trucks roaring and workers carrying......

Budget 2018: What economists want from Jaitley

The economists who signed the letter included Jean Drèze , Abhijit Banerjee, Ajit Ranade, Jayati Ghosh, Kirit Parikh, Mihir Shah, Rohini Pande, and Vijay Joshi Sixty prominent economists on......

What Modi needs to do about jobs

If the country is to meet its jobs and income challenge, there has to be a parallel focus on jobs in the formal sector, notes T N Ninan. Narendra Modi offered interesting glimpses of his state of......

Poll results will help expedite economic reforms: India Inc

The mandate will help further the development agenda in these states, with good governance and policy reforms taking centrestage India Inc, on Thursday, pinned hopes on early passage of GST bill......

Path-breaking ideas? Try reading these books, Mr Modi!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi might find it fruitful to spare some time to look for ideas in the world of books, suggests TN Ninan The prime minister has spent New Year's Eve asking his senior-most......

An anti-poverty guide for Modi

A programme that endeavours to graduate the poorest people could have seminal implications for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, says Prachi Salve, A chicken, goat or......

Does Priyanka love Rhinos?

Or does Priyanka Chopra's love for Assam go beyond that? Priyanka Chopra is the latest actor to join the list of actors promoting different Indian states. The Quantico actor will reportedly promote......

It's a baby girl for Ali Zafar, Ayesha

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar has become a father for the second time. His wife Ayesha Fazli gave birth to a baby girl in......

Here's why 'BAD' films do TERRIFIC business at box office

Good reviews do not always make a film a hit, like we saw with Dibakar Banerjee's Shanghai.   Likewise, bad reviews may not always turn the audiences away.   Films like Rowdy Rathore......

Maradona mesmerises children but Dada disappointed

IMAGE: Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona shows his skills during a football workshop at Barasat. Photograph: Ashok Bhaumik/PTI Diego Maradona showed glimpses of his famous dribbling......

Ranji round-up: Gambhir leads Delhi's strong reply vs Mumbai

Gautam Gambhir scored a patient half-century, but Virender Sehwag failed again, as Delhi put up 191 for 3 in reply to Mumbai's 324 in their Group A Ranji Trophy match in Mumbai on Friday. At stumps......

Ranji Trophy: Badrinath hits double ton; Sejwag, Gambhir fail

Subramaniam Badrinath (248) slammed a double hundred as Tamil Nadu amassed a massive 532 for 8 against Madhya Pradesh on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match. On Friday, he......

National junior champion Aravindh stuns GM Sengupta

Junior national champion Aravindh Chithambaram, pulled off a big surprise by defeating compatriot and GM Deep Sengupta in the 4th Mayor's Cup International Chess Tournament in Mumbai on Saturday.......

Advani conferred Khel Ratna

Amidst glitz and glamour, Pankaj Advani was on Tuesday ceremonially conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- by President A P J Abdul Kalam, marking a......
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Legendary artists enthrall audience at Bengal Classical Music Festival

Dhaka, Dec 28 (IANS) Santoor maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma was the cynosure of all eyes alongwith khayal artist Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar on day... ...
Doyens of Indian classical music to strike a chord in Bangladesh music fest (Preview)

Dhaka, Dec 25 (IANS) A good number of Indian classical music stalwarts will enthrall the discerning audience during the four-day sixth edition of... ...

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