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Friday, May 07, 2021

Aranya Shankar


Irregularities in purchase of books: DU’s College of Vocational Studies issues notice to principal, 9 others
Fri, May 07, 2021

The governing body had on April 10 accepted the inquiry report by retired Delhi High Court judge Justice S N Dhingra and decided to issue showcause notices.

DU suspends online classes
Tue, May 04, 2021

In a notice Tuesday, Registrar Vikas Gupta said, “In view of sudden surge in Covid-19 cases, online teaching shall remain suspended till May 16, 2021 in the Departments and Colleges of the University. This is issued with the approval of the Competent Authority.”

Delhi University suspends online classes till May 16
Tue, May 04, 2021

Earlier students of various colleges including St Stephen’s College, Hansraj College, Gargi College among others had written to the Principal demanding that classes be temporarily suspended and the academic calendar be reworked keeping in mind the current crisis.

IIT-Delhi students want semester halted due to rising COVID-19 cases
Thu, Apr 22, 2021

A majority of IIT Delhi students want the current semester to be halted for now because of the stress they are under because of the Covid situation in the country, according to a survey by the Board of Student Welfare. The students have suggested that the rest of the semester be conducted in July.

As Covid cases spike, IIT-Delhi tells students: Safer to go home to family
Sun, Apr 18, 2021

IIT-D Director V Ramgopal Rao told The Indian Express around 25 students on campus have tested positive in the last one month, and that the quarantine facility inside the campus was “small” and could accommodate “10 people at best”.

As Covid cases rise, JNU ‘advises’ students to return home
Fri, Apr 16, 2021

The university had 21 active cases on April 5, which has tripled to 64, according to an advisory issued by Registrar Anirban Chakraborti Friday.

Delhi: ‘This school year has been far too long’
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Most students said the repeated postponement of exams was adding to the stress and leading to burnout. Several students said the exams should have been cancelled like in the case of Class X.

Students uncertain over admissions to foreign universities and DU as Board exams are postponed
Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Education counsellors say most foreign universities are “adaptable”; DU may consider giving 100% weightage to CUCET scores.

Accepts Inquiry Report: CVS governing body to issue notice to principal, librarian on missing books
Sun, Apr 11, 2021

The Governing Body has decided to issue show-cause notices to those indicted in the inquiry report, including Principal Inderjeet Dagar. The principal did not respond to calls and texts.

CIC raps Delhi University’s College of Vocational Studies for denying info to RTI applicant
Sat, Apr 10, 2021

The Indian Express had reported in September 2020 on how 180 books worth Rs 1 lakh had been bought for the library but never reached it. In March this year, Retd Delhi High Court judge, Justice S N Dhingra, upheld that there had been “irregularities” and indicted the principal for hushing up the matter.

Delhi: SAU students boycott classes, demand disbursal of scholarship money
Thu, Apr 08, 2021

SAU is governed jointly by all SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) countries, and comprises students of all these countries too.

Dengue results now within the hour: IIT-Delhi develops new handheld device
Wed, Apr 07, 2021

IIT Delhi said the device had been “successfully tested” on clinical blood samples collected from hundreds of people in collaboration with the National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR).

Explained: What is Delhi Technology University’s ‘Lab on Wheels’ programme?
Wed, Apr 07, 2021

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia has inaugurated Delhi Technological University's 'Lab on Wheels' programme. What is the concept, and when will it hit the road?

JNU imposes night curfew: Dhabas to close early
Tue, Apr 06, 2021

As part of the curfew, dhabas and canteens will close at 9 PM and library timings will be restricted. JNU is a residential and closed campus.

Delhi’s St Stephen’s College to set up Covid testing camp for all members
Tue, Apr 06, 2021

This comes after 13 students and two officials tested positive following a ‘chapel trip’ to Dalhousie in the last week of March.

‘Service termination arbitrary’: Artists, teachers demand RLA College to reinstate G N Saibaba
Tue, Apr 06, 2021

Delhi’s Ram Lal Anand College terminated the services of Assistant Professor G N Saibaba who is currently serving a life sentence in Nagpur Jail after being convicted for “Maoist links” in 2017.

‘Irregularities’ in books purchase at CVS: Pressure builds to make probe report public
Sun, Apr 04, 2021

Retired Delhi High Court judge Justice S N Dhingra had found alleged irregularities in the purchase of 180 books worth Rs 1 lakh from 2015-18, which never reached the college library.

Saibaba fired by college, wife says will move court
Sat, Apr 03, 2021

Delhi’s Ram Lal Anand College terminated services of Assistant Professor G N Saibaba who is currently serving a life sentence in Nagpur Jail after being convicted for “Maoist links” in 2017.

Delhi: 13 students test positive, Stephen’s tightens norms
Sat, Apr 03, 2021

In the evening, St Stephen’s Principal said the “inner perimeter” of the college was “out for bounds for all”.

Uncertainty at Rohingya camp amid detentions
Thu, Apr 01, 2021

Rohingya refugees claim police have been patrolling the area at night too.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Registrar pick illegal, says teachers’ body
Thu, Mar 25, 2021

They also alleged that for the first time in the history of JNU, the Registrar was named as a member of the Executive Council (EC), even though university statutes say the Registrar is the secretary of EC. A meeting of the EC is scheduled on March 26.

Missing books at CVS: Delhi college probe panel points to ‘irregularities’
Mon, Mar 22, 2021

The Indian Express had reported last September that the college purchased 180 books worth Rs 1 lakh from 2015-18 that never reached the library.

DU-affiliated College of Art to be merged with Ambedkar University
Wed, Mar 03, 2021

Earlier in 2009, the Delhi College of Engineering was similarly de-affliated from DU and made a separate university — called the Delhi Technological University.

Explained: What is Delhi University’s proposed new method of admission?
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Delhi University is considering a new admission process. How has it conducted admissions till now, and what is proposed new method? What was the issue with the old system?

New posters put up by Delhi Police at Tikri ask protesters to disperse
Wed, Feb 24, 2021

"We are not taking any action against them. We put the boards at various junctions for protesters as a precautionary measure after the violence near the border. In case the farmers breach the law again, they should know it's illegal," Sudhanshu Dhama, Additional DCP (Outer).