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  • Presi mentor group to wind up?

    Presi mentor group to wind up?

    Presidency Mentor Group chairman Professor Sugata Bose today said he has requested chief minister Mamata Banerjee to dissolve the group as it has served its purpose. The mentor group was formed by Mamata Banerjee in 2011 and was chartered to provide recommendations and a roadmap to establishing Presidency University as a pre-eminent institution of learning. …

    January 21, 2018
  • To bridge the talent gap

    To bridge the talent gap

    According to recent statistics, approximately 64 per cent of school students today choose a major that does not fit with their academic strengths, orientations and interests, leaving them misaligned with the external world. To address these concerns and transform the way about their next steps, CogitoHub created a StudentNext Programme to make informed decisions regarding …

    May 29, 2017
  • Turkish academic arrested for alleged coup links

    Turkish academic arrested for alleged coup links

    Police in Turkey arrested economics professor Mehmet Altan on Thursday amid an ongoing crackdown since July’s failed military coup, the Turkish media reported. Altan faces several charges, including an "attempt to overthrow the government of Turkey and prevent its function, and being a member of a terrorist organisation", state-run news agency Anadolou said.  Turkish and …

    September 22, 2016