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  BANGLAPEDIA: Presidency College
Since Presidency College was the first college to be affiliated to the University, it became an institution preparing candidates for the BA examination.
The college soon expanded its campus and the present edifice was officially opened by the Lieutenant Governor on 31 March 1874 in the presence of the Viceroy.
New dimensions were added to the college with the reorganisation of the Library in 1908 and the introduction of a college union in 1914.
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 Presidency College, Kolkata   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Presidency College is a college in Kolkata, India which offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in pure sciences and arts.
It was established as Hindu College on January 20, 1817 and was renamed to Presidency College in 1855.
It was one of the first colleges in India to admit girl students with the first girl student joining in 1897.
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 Presidency College - Kolkata (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The foundation of Hindu College was laid on January 20, 1817 in a rented house at Garanhatta.
It was established as Hindu College, with the foundation being laid on January 20, 1817 in Calcutta, the capital of British India, thus making it the first Western style college in Asia and of course, India.
The Presidency College Union (PCU) is comprised of the students, teachers and non-teaching staff of the college.
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 :::Presidency College, Kolkata ::: (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The illustrious history of academic excellence of Presidency College, Kolkata is intimately entwined with the intellectual history of Bengal and India.
The college was renamed as Presidency College and brought under the direct control of the Government in 1855.
The college was founded with the expressed intention of providing modern education to the Indian students.
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 College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Since the colleges are all fully independent legal entities owning their own buildings, employing their own staff, and managing their own endowments, it is entirely possible for some colleges to be in better financial health than the universities of which they are a part.
Shue Yan College, or United College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong), or a residence hall of a university (as in British usage, e.g.
Christ's College, Canterbury is still in theory organised as a body of fellows, and was a College of the Universities of New Zealand and Canterbury.
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 Presidency College, Kolkata - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Presidency College, Kolkata is one of the leading Indian institutions for undergraduate studies in the liberal arts.
Presidency College was established as Hindu College, on January 20, 1817 in Calcutta, the capital of British India.
The process of the land acquisition for having its own campus started in September 1865 and by 1870 the Principal of the Presidency College was in a position to submit a plan for the erection of a building for the College on the premises where it was located now.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on college   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Since the colleges are all fully independent legal entities owning their own buildings, employing their own staff, and managing their own endowments, colleges vary widely in wealth.
Generally, however, its colleges are not financially independent and do not have any teaching duties as part of the university, though they do provide meals, libraries, computers, and recreational facilities for their members.
For example, at many institutions, the undergraduate portion of the university can be briefly referred to as the college (such as The College at Brown or Harvard College at Harvard) while at others each of the faculties may be called a "college" (the "college of engineering^", the "college of nursing", and so forth).
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 Presidency College, Kolkata - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It was established as Hindu College, on January 20, 1817 in Calcutta, the capital of British India.
It was one of the first colleges in India to admit female students with the first female student attending class in 1897.
Between 1868 and 1900, twenty-five students of the college were awarded the Premchand Roychand studentship, the highest honour for academics given by Calcutta University.
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 Presidency College Kolkata, Presidency College Calcutta, Presidency College, Presidency College Kolkata India, Top ...
Presidency College, Kolkata is one of the oldest and most prestigious colleges of India.
It was later renamed as Presidency College in 1855.
Presidency College was one of the first colleges in India to admit female students with the first girl student attending class in 1897.
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 Presidenti i Republikes se Shqiperise
President Moisiu holds high level meetings during the official visit to Poland.
The President of the Republic, Alfred Moisiu began the two days long official visit to Poland on the invitation of the polish President, Lech Kaczyński.
The President of the Republic, Alfred Moisiu a congratulatory message to Mr.
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 Presidency College autonomy on fast track - India News
Four West Bengal government-run colleges were accredited by the NAAC for the first time Sunday, with Presidency College getting the highest rating of A+.
Placing its report at a meeting in Bangalore, the NAAC executive council praised Presidency College for its outstanding performance in the field of research and the academic excellence of its various departments.
Presidency was established as Hindu College on Jan 20, 1817 in Kolkata, the then capital of British India.
www.indiaenews.com /education/20060522/8740.htm   (431 words)

  
 Educational Institutions in Kolkata
Headquartered in Kolkata where research in statistics and related disciplines is the primary activity, its two centers in Delhi and Bangalore undertake teaching activities.
Presidency College, Kolkata, a premier educational institution is intimately entwined with the intellectual history of Bengal and India as the history of the college merges into the history of the Bengal, and by extension, the Indian Renaissance.
Established as Civil Engineering College, Calcutta - a deemed university, the Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, was elevated to the status of a University with its present name in 2004.
www.indianground.com /kolkata/educational_institutions_in_kolkata.aspx   (258 words)

  
 TIME.com -- Joe Klein: The Blink Presidency
His presidency has been exhilarating and nerve-racking, imprudent and visionary—and now we learn that it is another thing as well: it is a prime example of the latest fad.
Kuo, who is a friend of mine and truly believes in the President's commitment to the policy, remains mystified by the disconnect between passion and action.
The President's attention span may be haphazard, but the immediate satisfactions are difficult to dispute.
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 BANGLAPEDIA: Ahsanullah, (Khan Bahadur)
Ahsanullah, (Khan Bahadur) (1873-1965) educationist, litterateur, Islamic theological scholar and social worker, was born in Nolta village in the district of satkhira.
He established a publishing house in Kolkata named Makhdumi Library, from which famous novels like bisad-sindhu, Anowara and Manowara, written in Bangla by Muslim authors, were published.
In recognition of his contribution to bangla literature, he was nominated a Fellow of the bangla academy in 1960.
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 Activities (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The topic of the debate was: In the opinion of the house: Indian judiciary is developing a habit of overstepping its jurisdiction.
Shri Subir Raha, Chairman and MD, ONGC, was the President and Prof.
The programme consisted of a flute recital by Shri Dilip Naha, presently Head of the Department of Bengali, Presidency College and a research-based collage scripted by Shri Nityapriya Ghosh, entitled Sami-r Prithivi.
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 Ideological Insurgency by Dr. Prasenjit Maiti
Student intellectuals of Kolkata were inspired by the revolutionary teachings of Mao Ze Dong (Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party).
These student activists mainly joined the Naxalite Movement from the famous Presidency College of Kolkata that was established as the Hindu College way back in 1817 even before Calcutta University was founded in 1857.
The high point of this period of mis-governance was reached during the infamous Baranagar Cossipore Killings in North Kolkata when allegedly CPI (M) and Congress activists rounded up and massacred several Naxal supporters (supported by the police authorities) during one single night.
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 UK Presidency of the European Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
On 1 July 2005, the UK began its six-month Presidency of the Council of Ministers of the European Union (EU).
Improving the European regulatory environment was highlighted as one of the key policy priorities for the UK Presidency.
As part of the UK's Presidency of the European Union, the Better Regulation Executive hosted a conference in Edinburgh on the 22nd and 23rd September on 'Competitiveness and Consultation'.
www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk /regulation/europe/presidency/index.asp   (278 words)

  
 Study Abroad in India with ELI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It is one of the three oldest universities in India, along with those in Mumbai (Bombay) and Kolkata (Calcutta).
Because the bachelor's degree in India is a 3 year degree, the University has agreed to allow visiting "study abroad" students who are juniors or seniors in a U.S. university to enroll in their courses.
As a study abroad student, you may wish to concentrate your coursework in areas related to India, or you may simply wish to take courses in your major: math, chemistry, business, etc. This is why study in India is a smart choice.
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 subhash
He was the catalyst in sowing the seeds of independent India and revolutionary ideals in the impressionist mind of the youngster.
As a brilliant student Subhas was admitted to the Presidency College in Kolkata.
He passed the exams in flying colours and was offered an ICS role from which he resigned and on his returned to Kolkata established and became the principal of the National College.
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 The Imperial Presidency
This by no means exhaustive catalogue should trouble all Americans who believe in the democratic process and the preservation of constitutional limitations on the power of the executive.
The Nation Institute establishes the Spira-Lopez Journalism Internship for college students and graduates of Hispanic or Latino origin.
He should be reminding voters that the President who has sent more than 3,000 US soldiers and allies and untold thousands of Iraqis to their deaths deserted his post during the Vietnam War.
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 College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Nevertheless, a few of America's most prestigious universities, such as Boston College and Dartmouth College, have retained the term "college" in their names for historical reasons though they offer a wide range of higher degrees.
(Previously, only the four research institutions were called universities.) Other states have changed the names of individual colleges, many having started as a teachers' college or vocational school (such as an AandM — an agricultural and mechanical school) that ended up as a full-fledged state university.
The first liberal arts and sciences college in India was the Presidency College, Kolkata[estd.
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 Dr Rajat Kanta Ray new vice chancellor of Vishva Bharati
The President, who is a visitor of the university, approved his appointment to the office that fell vacant on June 26 following expiry of the five-year term of the previous Vice Chancellor Dr Sujit K Basu.
Educated from Presidency College, Kolkata and Cambridge University, he has had about 32 years of teaching experience mainly at Presidency College, Kolkata, though he also served at institutions like Indian Institute of Management and Australian National University, Canberra, for short spells.
He has been working as Professor and Head of the Department of History, Presidency College, Kolkata, since 1981.
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 Anil K Ghosh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
I received B. Sc.(Hons) in Statistics from Presidency College, Kolkata in 1996 and M.Stat and Ph.D. degrees from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in 1998 and 2004, respectively.
Before joining IITK, during 2004-2006, I was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan and at the Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra.
I was also a visiting scientist in ISI, Kolkata for a few months in 2005.
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 PIB Press Release
The President has approved the appointment of Dr. Rajat Kanta Ray as the Vice Chancellor of the Visva Bharati for a period of five years.
The President of India is the visitor of the University.
Currently, he has been working as Professor and Head of the Department of History, Presidency College, Kolkata, since 1981.
pib.nic.in /release/release.asp?relid=18578   (156 words)

  
 Joy Mustafi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Joy Mustafi received his BSc degree with honours in Statistics from Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur (University of Calcutta, India) in 2000.
He is working on Natural Language Processing at Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit in the same institute as researcher under the supervision of Prof.
He had worked as a lecturer in the Dept. of Computer Application, RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata; in the Dept. of Computer Science, College of Ceramic Technology, Kolkata and in the Dept. of Information Technology, B.P. Poddar Institute of Management and Technology, Kolkata.
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 The Hindu : Development issues
It is also quite gratifying to note that the old students of this college have been bringing out, at regular intervals, commemorative volumes on their former teachers.
Rakshit's former students (14 of them) in Economics Honours at the Presidency College, in the post-1965 period.
The first by Pradip Maiti of the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, deals with the theory of national income accounting and the estimates of various aggregates by the CSO.
www.hindu.com /2001/06/17/stories/1317017q.htm   (2514 words)

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