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Punjab University’s Indian Coffee House bids farewell

As the university bid farewell to the coffee house, students were left with a heavy heart. With the increase in the number of eateries, the footfall at the iconic coffee house had fallen of late.

Amid tension, balm from Pakistan: university in Lahore sets up Guru Nanak Chair

It also comes at a time when the Punjab government on the Indian side has made elaborate arrangements to celebrate 550th birth anniversary of the Sikh Guru, who was born at Nankana Sahib in Lahore.


Rose festival at Panjab University from Feb 8

University vice-chancellor Prof Raj Kumar will inaugurate the three-day event to be held at an estimated of Rs 15 lakh at 2pm on February 8. Professor Karamjeet Singh, registrar, Panjab University, will be the guest of honor.

Chandigarh: More than 200 girls protest at Panjab University, demand 24-hour open hostels

“The 11 pm curfew is a sham. The authorities like to boast about it but we can only enter till 11 pm. We cannot exit the hostels after 9 pm,” said a protester, who refused to be named. The slogans of the night were “Hostel kholo”, “PU prashasan murdabad” and “Naari mukti, sabki mukti zindabad”.

Panjab University: ‘Restrictions necessary in hostel... institutions need discipline to function’

The girls at PU pay Rs 6,000 per semester as hostel fee. However, their canteen and mess bills are charged on a monthly basis on which they end up spending Rs 4,000.

Heritage status for PU: Tough task before the committee to convince centre

A member of committee that prepared the blueprint for the central status for PU said they gave a report on the pros and cons of getting central university status, but there were other issues such as the central government’s decision not to elevate any state university to a central university.


PU Syndicate complies with HC stay, research scholar to continue PhD

The scholar had also lodged a complaint against former V-C Grover on July 20, alleging that he had intimidated her and tried to favour the person who she had accused of sexually harassing her.

Panjab University students protest against Hindi circular: ‘Punjabi should be given priority’

The committee for the promotion of the rajbhasha discussed three issues, including the MHRD circular. One of them is also the formation of a directorate of Hindi or a cell that could take up matters related to the use of Hindi.

Punjab University: Students for Society journeys from margins to centre stage in four years

The student group has been known among students for holding plays, debates and open general body meetings inside the campus on populist issues. But it has also remained aloof from other groups and never sought votes in an alliance like other groups.

Punjab University polls: BJP councillors to campaign for ABVP candidates in their areas

First such off-campus campaigning; DSW says they have no control over what leaders do outside campus.

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Eminent Scientist And Academician Yash Pal Passed Away At 90

Eminent Indian scientist and academician Professor Yash Pal passed away at his residence in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida district late Monday night. The 90-year-old scientist had earlier battled with lung cancer and overcame the disease around five years ago. He was admitted in hospital due to age-old ailments at the time of his death. Professor Pal was […]