The new tram library gets mixed reactions

Some passengers have accepted the renovated air- conditioned tram library. But others miss the vintage essence of Kolkata trams. Kolkata: Bibliophiles of Kolkata have mixed reactions to the world’s first tram library, which was introduced on Children’s day. Though some of them welcomed the modern transformation of the tram, others felt the old spirit of […]

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Newspapers cope with dwindling readership

Reports show that the Average Issue Readership (AIR) percentage has declined from 16.1  percent to 13.8 percent. KOLKATA: The newspaper industry struggled to make ends meet as its sales went down in the financial year 2019-20. The latest report by the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) indicates the changing trends in the print media.  Ramesh Singh, […]

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Uncertainty looms over the future of medical students

Medical students are grappling with mental health issues due to sudden disruption in their studies. They are also not receiving adequate training from their institutions they say.    Kolkata: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, medical students say they are struggling with their mental health as they are not receiving practical lessons and sufficient online theoretical classes […]

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