Calcutta Protest

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Students Protest Outside Calcutta University Demanding Online Exams

Students protested at Calcutta University (CU) on May 27 in outrage at the university's online examinations. Nearly 200 students protested outside the university's main campus on College Street, arguing that two months of classroom training was insufficient to complete a six-month semester's coursework and hold offline exams. Similar protests occurred twice in the previous week. Two high-power organizations suggested that undergraduate and… read-more

Sat, 28 May 2022 - 01:04 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Calcutta University, Protests, online exams, University Students, Examination

Courtesy: Zee news

People feeding Hanuman langurs with their hands

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Langurs Are Adapting To Food Habits Of Humans, Finds Study

A study funded by Department of Science and Technology and headed by Calcutta University has observed 'hanuman langurs' are adapting to food-habits of people. Generally used to scare monkeys in cities, the herbivore animal is now eating bread and processed peanuts as they co-exist with humans. Scientists fear that this adaptation might not be good for the langurs in the long run as they may develop diseases due to obese.

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 11:48 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Langurs, monkey, Department of Science and Technology, Calcutta University, Herbivores

Courtesy: Hindustan Times