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Observatory

150-year-old St Xavier's College's observatory restored
The 150-year-old observatory atop St Xavier's College, that was lying defunct for many years, has been repaired as a result of the college's revival efforts. more...
The Times of India, Kolkata , Mar 11, 2014

Xavier’s eye to look at sky
Stargazers ahoy! St. Xavier’s College has a new star in its midst, a CGE Pro 1400 HD Celestron telescope which is one of the best in the world. more...
The Telegraph, Kolkata Tuesday , March 11 , 2014

Rajarhat - Foundation Stone Laying

Xmas cheer for 2nd Xavier’s campus
St. Xavier’s College is set to celebrate Christmas by casting its dream of a new campus in stone.
Mamata Banerjee will lay the foundation of the Park Street institution’s Rajarhat campus on December 27 and the plan is to start construction immediately. There is still uncertainty over the larger goal of setting up a St. Xavier’s University, but the authorities apparently have a Plan B.  more...
The Telegraph, Kolkata Friday, December 6 , 2013

CM lays foundation stone of St Xavier’s university campus
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the trend of students leaving Kolkata for Bangalore or Hyderabad for higher education will be reversed in a couple of years as the state capital will will became a education hub.  more...
The Indian Express,  Express News Service : Kolkata, Sat Dec 28 2013

CM asks Xavier's to run medical college
St Xavier's has always been a preferred destination for students in Bengal. On Friday, it unfolded the dream of a state-aided university at Rajarhat on 16.64 acres of land the government gave to the college, at a discounted rate of Rs 1 crore per acre, for the second campus of the autonomous college.  more...
The Times of India, Kolkata , Dec 28, 2013