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UNIVERSITY NEWS

Assam down town University (AdtU) hosts its 8th convocation ceremony

September 30, 2021 10:35 am

The university conferred honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) to Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, former Chief Minister of Assam and social activist.

Expedition discovers island believed world’s northernmost

August 30, 2021 3:34 pm

The yet-to-be-named island is 780 meters north of Oodaaq, an island off Cape Morris Jesup, the northernmost point of Greenland and one of the most northerly points of land on Earth.

CBSE, university toppers to witness Republic Day parade from PM's box

January 24, 2021 8:57 pm

The education ministry also organised various virtual events for school students from essay, quiz, poetry competition in both Hindi and English languages. The events will be concluded on January 30

Colleges, universities in Haryana to open from November 16

November 03, 2020 12:03 pm

If a student needs to clarify his doubts, he can visit the college keeping in mind the norms of social distancing and following the coronavirus guidelines, the official said

Haryana govt allows universities, colleges to reopen from September 26

September 24, 2020 12:01 pm

According to the schedule prepared by the Haryana higher education department, Bachelor of Arts (BA) first-year students may visit the colleges and universities between 9 am to 12 noon on Mondays and Tuesdays

Pune University exam department to be reviewed by 'confidential' committee: VC

July 29, 2017 5:27 pm

There have complaints such as no response from staffers at the exam department despite repeated queries, and multiple paper leaks in the engineering stream through social media platforms in the past in the University.

Maharashtra to have a skill development university: CM Devendra Fadnavis

March 27, 2015 2:25 am

The chief minister’s ambitious project promises employment to 5 lakh youths every year.

Dehradun professor sets world record for 130 hours of non-stop lecture

March 06, 2014 6:23 pm

Professor Arvind Mishra surpassed the previous record of 121 hours set by a Polish teacher in 2009.

UoP okays autonomy to Fergusson

December 06, 2013 2:56 am

Proposal to be sent to UGC now.

Dissolve CMJ University: SC

September 15, 2013 1:11 am

The controversial CMJ University of Meghalaya has received another major blow,with the Supreme Court dismissing a petition filed by its Chancellor.

UNIVERSITY VIDEOS

Treasury benches scared of what I will speak in Parliament: Rahul

February 24, 2016 7:57 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Reaching the Parliament to attend the ongoing Budget Session, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said he will raise the JNU issue in the Parliament but the treasury benches are scared of what he will speak and won’ t let him speak. Speaking to reporters, Rahul said that the government said they are open to a discussion but they will not let him speak as they are “scared” of him. Gandhi had yesterday accused the Modi government and RSS of crushing voices of dissent of college and university students across the country.

JNU row: Umar, Bhattacharya surrender

February 24, 2016 6:32 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans, surrendered before the Delhi Police last night. Following a medical check-up, the two were interrogated on Wednesday for around five hours and will be presented before the magistrate later in the day. Khalid and Bhattacharya are among the five students who, along with JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, had allegedly shouted anti-national slogans at an event organised in the university campus on February 9.

Delhi police is competent to handle JNU unrest: Bassi

February 22, 2016 8:10 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday said he is confident that his team is competent enough to handle the Jawaharlal Nehru University unrest.He further said that the world is full of opportunities and options when asked whether the police will enter the JNU campus and arrest students.

JNU row: Umar return to campus, cops hover outside

February 22, 2016 5:45 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Five students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, including Umar Khalid, who were being looked by the police for making ‘anti-national’ statements on the campus earlier, surfaced at the varsity on Sunday. The five students, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, Rama Naga, Ashutosh Kumar and Anant Prakash, had gone missing since February 12 after JNU Student Union president leader Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges. Khalid was seen addressing over 200 students outside the administration block on Sunday night. Police teams have been positioned outside the University and have been asked to wait for the students to surrender themselves.

Irani ‘lied’ to nation over Dalit scholar’s death: Congress

January 21, 2016 8:22 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Thursday attacked Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Smriti Irani for “lying” and giving “false” information to the nation about the Dalit scholar suicide case. Randeep said both Irani and her Cabinet colleague Bandaru Dattatreya should be sacked immediately for allegedly putting pressure on the university to suspend five Dalit students, including Rohith Vemula who committed suicide.He added that this shows that BJP and its government can go to any extent to support their people.

Congress accuses BJP of politicising Ram Temple issue

January 09, 2016 7:28 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): President of All India Mahila Congress Shobha Oza on Saturday condemned the ruling party of politicising educational institutes to fulfill its political aspirations. She said that the Films and Television Institute of India (FTII) and now Delhi University (DU), are its latest arenas. Oza accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramaniam Swamy for bringing various controversial issues in the DU. She further said that the Vice Chancellor of the university should take a note of it and stop such things within the university.