Aranya Shankar


Four get JNU notice after trying to meet V-C on attendance issue
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

The notice, dated January 8, was issued by Chief Proctor Kaushal Kumar Sharma to JNUSU president Geeta Kumari, vice-president Simone Zoya Khan, general secretary Duggirala Srikrishna and joint secretary Shubhanshu Singh.

This Delhi University course has students but no syllabus
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

While they had studied SECs designed by the Delhi School of Economics (DSE) in their previous semesters, they are now left in the lurch as the department has said it would not be designing the course.

Khan Market sealing: Some deny action, others say NDMC gave no prior notice
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

While NDMC officials and police did enter eating joints such as The Big Chill Cafe and Smokey’s BBQ and Grill, the restaurants maintained that “nothing was sealed”.

Khan Market salons, eateries face heat as NDMC comes knocking
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

After sealing, managers of these establishments were given a notice signed by Rajeev Sood, chief architect of the Department of Architecture & Environs, NDMC, asking the civic body to seal the areas.

Polls in Jamia won’t violate High Court order: JAC
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Students’ union polls at Jamia have been banned since 2006, allegedly because students had started interfering in administrative matters.

Attendance software to cost Delhi University college Rs 1 crore till 2020: RTI
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

College principal Savithri Singh also said the software has 22 different functions in the college, including in admission, grading and examination, library and placement.

Burglary bid at DU’s Law Faculty, Dean says linked to earlier CPU theft
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

In a similar incident, Dean Ved Kumari had, on December 1, 2017, lodged a complaint after the CPU of a computer that contained attendance details of all students was stolen from the Law Centre-1 office.

From IIT-Delhi, a Rs 10 filter that goes in your nose
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

The product, called Nasofilter, is meant to protect users from air pollutants, including PM 2.5 particles, and reduce risk of respiratory diseases.

MPhil, PhD courses: Discomfort over pass marks for JNU admissions
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

Authorities say benchmark set to maintain the quality of Centres

Noida sisters ‘murder’ case: Day before deaths, father rebuked one of the girls, said don’t spoil family name, says mother
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

The family members said the father had asked the girl not to “spoil the family name” by talking to her distant relative. On Tuesday, the family claimed that the relative wanted to marry her — a request that the family steadfastly refused.

NCC bars 10 Jamia students ‘over beard’
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

The 10 students also alleged that they asked the authorities to mention the reason for their “eviction” on the notice, but were simply given notices for 'indiscipline'

Attendance app cost DU college Rs 60 lakh: RTI
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

According to the RTI reply, Rs 9,61,400 was spent on the ERP in 2014-15; Rs 14,42,100 in 2015-2016; a similar amount in 2016-17; and Rs 10,08,100 till September this year.

Class XII student held for assaulting teacher of govt school in Sagarpur
Sat, Dec 23, 2017

According to police, the 19-year-old boy was upset as the teacher had scolded him for “consuming drugs” during a school trip a few days earlier.

In JNU, separate test for MPhil, PhD catches students by surprise
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

The declaration was made in admit cards provided to students for the entrance exams, scheduled from December 23-27.

Desilting work left: Two years on, migratory birds make their way to Dheerpur wetland
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

While a professor associated with the project claimed that the DDA is yet to carry out desilting work in the wetland, he said their intervention has started yielding results.

Delhi University rejects 101 names picked by government for governing bodies of 28 colleges
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Dean of Colleges Devesh Sinha said, “I met Manish Sisodia a week ago. He asked for more names and we will be sending the list soon. The Election Commission had unanimously rejected the earlier panel, so we sent a list of 157 names to the government.”

JNU cancels Babri anniversary event to ‘maintain communal harmony’
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Subramanian Swamy was supposed to deliver a talk on ‘Why Ram Mandir in Ayodhya’ at the Koyna Hostel. He was invited by the Vivekanand Vichar Manch – a group of 1o students, who had organized the event to “salute legendary fighter and martyrs” of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement.

Girl ‘sexually assaulted’ in class pulled out of school
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

The school, meanwhile, maintained it is cooperating with the police in their investigation. “Schools are refusing admission. They are saying there can be no admission after August 31. I had asked for academic refuge on compassionate grounds,” she said.

JNU academic council gives nod to turn Sanskrit centre to school
Sun, Dec 03, 2017

Girish Nath Jha, a professor from SCSS, said they had pushed for the conversion earlier as well, but were better prepared to present their case this time. “We have been given this chance to set up a world-class School.

No one has right to insult jauhar: RSS leader
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

Jauhar was once a Hindu self-immolation practice among women who wanted to escape from the hands of invaders.