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Deepu Sebastian Edmond


Deepu, a 2015 Asia Journalism Fellow, has been based in Ranchi since 2012 as the newspaper’s Jharkhand correspondent. He tweets at @deepusebastian

‘US will have to rethink strategy on war against terror’
Fri, Jan 22, 2010

It is not feasible for the US to try to win the war on terror the conventional way,said British academician Paul Rogers on Thursday.

Look East: Language no barrier,Japan woos students with scholarships
Tue, Jan 12, 2010

A New player has signalled its intention to enter the overseas education “market”. The Study in Japan Education Fair at Delhi University’s Daulat Ram College...

Even at pre-school,Big Brother is watching
Mon, Jan 11, 2010

Cashing in on parental anxiety in these troubled times,a pre-school in Vasant Kunj has gone on to broadcast live feeds of its students to parents through the Internet.

Wait still on for Delhi University’s e-learning portal
Sun, Jan 10, 2010

The Delhi University’s New Year gift for its students is still in the pipeline at the Institute of Life Long Learning (ILLL).

Breaching barriers,girls spout Vedic chants at school fest
Thu, Jan 07, 2010

Eight all-girl teams lined up on a foggy Delhi morning,raised their faces towards the sun and chanted Vedic suktas (prayers).

Strike over,almonds shed bitter taste
Tue, Jan 05, 2010

If you wondered about the high prices of sweets,and almond in particular,in the festive Christmas-New Year weekend,the answer would take you to the markets and godowns of Karawal Nagar in Northeast Delhi.

What the world is reading
Tue, Jan 05, 2010

If you finished off the whole of in a single sitting,then lists are probably what you read over the New Year.

Dual admission system in JNU leaves OBC seats vacant
Mon, Jan 04, 2010

With a tailor-made admission procedure in place,the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has managed to fill only 14.2 per cent of its 18 per cent seats reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBC) for the academic year 2009-10.

‘Scrap recheck of answer papers in DU’
Sat, Dec 19, 2009

The Empowered Committee for the Implementation of Semester System (ECISS) on Friday proposed that the Delhi University (DU) discontinue revaluation of answer scripts from the next academic year.

DU to go Wi-Fi,get 1GB bandwidth soon
Fri, Dec 18, 2009

Delhi University students are set to get a firmer,and faster,grip on the Web. The university plans to upgrade its bandwidth from the current 100 MBPS to 1 GBPS in the next six months.

Audit report charges IIT with poor fiscal discipline
Tue, Dec 15, 2009

An audit report of IIT-Delhi by the office of the Director General of Audit,Central Reserves,accuses the institute of “deficient procurement planning” that cost IIT-Delhi Rs 434.5 lakh due to “idling of equipment.”

Have learnt my lesson,says Muraleedharan
Thu, Dec 10, 2009

Amidst speculation of his return to the Congress,K Muraleedharan on Wednesday said he had “learnt his lessons”.

In AMU,Rahul talks of inclusive politics
Tue, Dec 08, 2009

During his visit to the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) here on Monday,Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi chose to speak on his vision for a “new India”.

In AMU,Rahul talks of inclusive politics
Tue, Dec 08, 2009

At the Aligarh Muslim University on Monday,Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi chose to speak on his vision for a “new India”.

St Stephen’s forms team to find trouble-shooter judge
Fri, Dec 04, 2009

At its 221st meeting on Thursday,the St Stephen’s College’s governing body picked out three of its members to identify a retired judge who would conduct a thorough inquiry into the recent controversies that have beset the college.

PM’s daughter wins inaugural Infosys social sciences award
Wed, Dec 02, 2009

Upinder Singh,professor of History at Delhi University and the second of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s three daughters,will share the inaugural Rs 50 lakh Infosys Prize for Social Sciences with MIT economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee.

Kerala pavilion wins gold at Trade Fair
Sat, Nov 28, 2009

Kerala won the gold medal for the best state pavilion at the India International Trade Fair,making it the state’s 12th consecutive medal at the fair.

No reservation for OBCs,no grants: UGC tells Jamia
Fri, Nov 27, 2009

The debate on securing a minority character for central university Jamia Millia Islamia grew sharper on Thursday when it was revealed that the University Grants Commission...

DU plans ‘credit transfer’ for undergrads
Wed, Nov 25, 2009

Interesting times are round the corner for undergraduate students of Delhi University. The varsity plans to introduce a “credit transfer” system...

Delhi Archdiocese celebrates 50 years
Mon, Nov 23, 2009

Holy Family Hospital,under the management of the Delhi Archdiocese,will soon have a medical and a law college.

DU professor’s last lecture was on suicide,says student
Mon, Nov 23, 2009

On November 16,Achyut Mandal discussed Badal Sarkar’s existentialist play Ebong Indrajit with his MA students. He talked for 40 minutes on death and suicide.

Signing in from China
Fri, Nov 20, 2009

Two women had all the attention of Chinese student Guan Xuesong (24) and his 20 odd friends at the IGNOU convention centre during the university’s silver jubilee celebrations.

States promote export-worthy services
Fri, Nov 20, 2009

The theme of the 29th India International Trade Fair,the largest exhibition of South Asia,is ‘Export of Services’.

Mean Mizoram knives draw admirers,buyers
Thu, Nov 19, 2009

At India International Trade Fair,if you happen to buy a product from Zothanpuia’s stall,be sure to collect your certificate from the director of the Mizoram stall.

Rock salt lamps draw curious visitors,few buyers
Wed, Nov 18, 2009

The rock salt lamps on sale at the National Small Industries Corporation pavilion of the IITF are drawing curious visitors,but few buyers.