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One student injured while escaping fire at Presidency University

In October 2010 a major fire had broken out at the Baker building of the university.

E-cigarettes can help eliminate smoking in 30 years: Research

 Smoking, which can cause several ailments including cancer, can soon become a thing of the past if quality and diversity of vaping products continue to increase, and costs continue to fall, economists have estimated.

Presidency University registrar under gherao

A group of students of Presidency University has gheraoed the varsity's registrar demanding greater transparency in the admission process.

Need tolerance in India very badly, says Amartya Sen

Need tolerance in India very badly, says Amartya Sen

Sen discussed the influence and contributions of early 19th century poet Henry Louis Vivian Derozio in education and society.

Debt is like a dynamite, RBI Gov Raghuram Rajan warns corporates

Debt is like a dynamite, RBI Gov Raghuram Rajan warns corporates

Warning corporates against ill-effects of over-borrowing, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Thursday said debt is like "dynamite" which can harm at times with its "explosive" nature.

Presidency University holding 2-day referendum on campus issues

 A two-day referendum by Presidency University students on campus issues began on Tuesday.

Protests only by small section of students: Presidency VC

Presidency University Vice Chancellor Anuradha Lohia on Saturday said she is under gherao by a small section of students while a majority have no issues.

Presidency University VC under gherao since Friday evening

Presidency University VC under gherao since Friday evening

Presidency University Vice Chancellor Anuradha Lohia remained under gherao by protesting students since Friday evening, putting a question mark over its third convocation ceremony scheduled for later in the day.

Presidency University VC gheraoed, spends night in office

Presidency University students have gheraoed Vice-Chancellor Anuradha Lohia since Thursday night, in a protest against giving autonomy to departments on holding admission tests.

Am still a Marxist, says Dalai Lama

 Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama Tuesday described himself as a "Marxist" in the context of socio-economic theory.

Presidency University student found dead

A girl student of Presidency University was found dead in a house Sunday where she was staying as a paying guest while her roommate was also unconscious, police said.

US varsity students attend lectures at Presidency

One of India's prestigious educational establishments, Presidency University, here is hosting a batch of students and faculty from a top-ranked US university as part of a student exchange programme, a statement said.

'Kiss of Love' spreads to Kolkata

After Kochi, the City of Joy witnessed its own 'Kiss of Love' edition by students of two universities to protest moral policing and promote gender sensitisation.

Presidency University students express solidarity with Jadavpur University

Students of Presidency University on Friday took out a rally in the city to express solidarity with their counterparts in Jadavpur University who were allegedly beaten up by the police, and demanded an impartial probe into the incident.

Presidency raises Rs 2 crore from corporates and alumni

To upgrade infrastructure and attract international faculty, the Presidency University here has successfully raised Rs 2 crore from corporate houses and its many well-placed alumni spread all over the world.

Students to rate teachers at Kolkata’s Presidency

In a role reversal of sorts, students of the elite Presidency University here would rate the performance of their teachers through a unique feedback system.

Dutch varsity ties up with Presidency University

Selected students of the Presidency University here can now head to the Netherlands for an internship, an official said Thursday.

Presidency University,correctives required

West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan on Thursday observed that despite the new model of learning introduced in the Presidency University, "some correctives" may be required.

Now, a course on love at Presidency University

Come New Year, students at the Presidency University in Kolkata can opt for a course on the enigma of love, its vice-chancellor said on Sunday, adding that this was part of the new interdisciplinary studies programme.

Presidency University to offer interdisciplinary courses

Come July, science students can get a taste of liberal arts and those delving into humanities can take up a science subject at Presidency University.