The number of Indian students attending Cambridge has considerably increased in the last decade,said Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University Professor Alison Richard in Kolkata on Friday.
Out of the box debating - thats what a United Kingdom-based institute wants children to learn.
Even as government offices across Darjeeling district remained closed for the third consecutive day due to the Gorkha Janamukti Morchas renewed shutdown,the Animal Resources Department has been spared the diktat.
As the Gorkha Janamukti Morchas renewed shutdown of government offices in the Hills entered its third day,state Minister for Municipal Affairs and Urban Development Ashok Bhattacharya slammed the outfit for not adhering to its assurance of suspending its movement.
A counsel of the Bar Association of Calcutta High Court on Friday urged the Division Bench headed by Chief Justice S S Nijjar to witness the video footage of the November 17,2007 rally...
Tatas have declared that they will leave the state. Nothing good can happen to the state.
The West Bengal government is paying 134 per cent extra on coal extracted from its own mines,which has resulted into a higher cost of power supply in the state.
Even though Information Technology minister Debesh Das expressed his concern over fate of 10,000 employees of Satyam from Bengal,the state government will not block the land deal with Satyam.
Refusing to extend the six-month time limit for implementing its ban on polluting auto-rickshaws...
The mother of a teenage boy killed in police firing in Nandigarm has defeated the Left candidate by nearly 40,000 votes in the assembly by-election for the seat...
With the transport operators nationwide strike entering fifth day,the city faces the prospect of acute shortage of LPG.
The oil strike was called off in the evening. But before that,the city petrol pumps presented a picture of deep gloom.
Parvathy Omanakuttan may have lost by barely a whisker at the Miss Universe contest,but another Indian beauty has managed to walk away with top honours at the Miss Tourism International 2008 event,held in Malaysia over New Year.
Today,baul music of Bengal has proponents in the likes of Paravathy Das Baul and Paban Das Baul,both of whom are world renowned musicians.
Quick,name a famous Italian chef. Sure,maybe a French chef or three will roll off your well-trained tongue with ease. Italian is harder.
Punjab Police were stretched to the fullest before upsetting title favourites Indian Oil 5-4 (1-1) to set up a summit clash with Punjab and Sind Bank in the 113th All-India Beighton Cup hockey tournament at SAI Complex here today.
Bibaswan Deb from Bengal and Shreya Pasricha from UP are in line for a double crown at the AITA BTA Championship Series 2009 being played in memory of late Dilip Bose at the BTA Complex.
It was a walk down memory lane at the Cricket Association of Bengal tonight. Talks centred around Col. CK Nayudu and Douglas Jardine and everybody listened with rapt attention.
Noted feminist and legal scholar Catherine MacKinnon presented a talk on Trafficking,Prostitution,and Inequality: Confronting the Demand on Thursday in a seminar hosted by Apne Aap Women Worldwide and The American Center.
Months after the Tata Motors withdrew from the small car project in Singur,the State Commission for Women plans to prepare a proposal concerning alternative modes of livelihood for those women,who were to be employed under the project.