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IIT-Gandhinagar director Sudhir Jain appointed Banaras Hindu University vice-chancellor

November 15, 2021 3:48 am

Sudhir K Jain in 2020 was awarded Padma Shri for distinguished service in the field of science and engineering. He served as president of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering from 2014 to 2018

V-Cs for JNU, BHU: Year into search, govt issues new advts, calls for applications

October 03, 2021 7:51 am

Applications for the post of JNU V-C, under the re-advertisement that was issued on Saturday, will be accepted till October 11. Fresh applications for the post of BHU V-C were accepted between September 15 and September 24.

BHU researchers find bacteria that can kill toxic metal in water

September 19, 2021 5:04 am

Hexavalent chromium is a heavy metal ion that could result in myriad health complications in humans, including different types of cancers, kidney and liver malfunctioning and infertility.

BHU student says harassed, assaulted on campus; protest breaks out

August 22, 2021 3:52 am

An FIR under IPC sections 354 (assault to outrage modesty), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) has been lodged against the accused on a complaint filed by the 22-year-old woman student.

This is what’s wrong with state-backed educational institutions offering courses in astrology

July 29, 2021 8:16 am

Rajesh Kochhar writes: They should equip their students for productive and enlightened roles, not propagate discredited ideas and train them to cash in on other people’s insecurities

BHU suspends offline classes, declares 'Holi' holidays amid Covid-19 surge

March 23, 2021 12:22 pm

The decision to reopen campus will be taken in the first week of April after reviewing the Covid-19 situation in the campus

BHU plans to start PG course on ‘Kashi Studies’ soon

March 17, 2021 1:49 am

Confirming that a course has been prepared at the department, Dean of the Social Sciences Faculty, Professor Kaushal Kishore Mishra said the subject will be a part of the MA history course.

BHU to start ‘Kashi Studies’ postgraduate course from July

December 14, 2020 11:42 am

The first session of the course under the Faculty of Social Sciences will begin in July next year, the government said.

BHU UET, PET answer key 2020 released: Steps to download

September 09, 2020 9:29 pm

BHU UET, PET answer key 2020: The candidates can challenge the provisional answer key online upto September 11. The processing fee is Rs 100 per question challenged

BHU entrance test rescheduled for UG, PG admission

August 09, 2020 11:30 am

BHU UG, PG entrance test 2020: The entrance exam will be conducted in two phases between August 24 and September 14. The admit card for the entrance test will be released soon at


Student slapped during BHU convocation ceremony

February 22, 2016 11:33 am

Varanasi, Feb 22 (ANI): A Banaras Hindu University (BHU) student was slapped on Monday while he was protesting against the BHU authority for not allowing students’ union election in the university. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was leaving the stage after finishing his address at the convocation ceremony when the boy was slapped.

PM Modi attends BHU's convocation ceremony

February 22, 2016 8:03 am

Varanasi, Feb 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the centenary convocation of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Monday. The university celebrated its foundation day on February 13 and a number of events have been organised to mark the anniversary for the past many days. PM Modi also visited the Sant Ravi Das temple at Seer Govardhanpur area of Varanasi to offer prayers on the occasion of the 639th birth anniversary of the saint.

PM Modi arrives in Kolkata

February 21, 2016 4:46 pm

Kolkata, Feb 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in Kolkata to attend the inauguration of Centenary Celebration of Gaudiya Mission and Math. The Prime Minister will thereafter reach Varanasi. In the morning he will pay a visit to the Ravi Das Mandir - a temple dedicated to the mystic who holds a special place in the hearts of Dalits. He is then scheduled to visit the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) where he has been invited as the chief guest in the centenary convocation of the university.

Vasundhara Raje inaugurates international astrology, physiological conference

February 18, 2016 2:59 pm

Rajasthan, Feb 18 (ANI): Inaugurating the 5th International Astrology and Physiological conference at Vailshalinagar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje emphasised on the scientific value of astrology. CM Raje urged the public to understand the concepts of astrology in a scientific way rather being superstitious about it. Bharatiya Janata Party MP Manoj Rajoria, MLA Kailash verma, Rajasthan Sanskrit University former vice-chancellor Ramanuj Devnathan and Banaras Hindu University Dean Ramchandra Pandey were among others present on the occasion.