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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

At IITF,products by Tihar inmates on sale
Wed, Nov 18, 2009

Items made by inmates of Tihar Jail are part of the attractions at the India International Trade Fair this year.

St Stephen’s: Issues settled amicably
Wed, Nov 18, 2009

All issues were “amicably” settled at the St Stephen’s College governing body meeting on Tuesday,with all items on the agenda being discussed at length,according to top college officials who were part of the meeting.

New CCTV camera system for Parliament soon
Wed, Nov 18, 2009

Bharat Electronics Limited is in the process of revamping the security set-up at the Parliament with its CCTV surveillance system with video analytics.

Trade Fair ‘Space Odyssey’ finds few takers
Tue, Nov 17, 2009

One of the most advertised events at the IITF ‘09 has been the ‘India: A Space Odyssey’ exhibition set up at the Nehru Pavilion.

For smooth visit,families buy costly business tickets at IITF
Mon, Nov 16, 2009

<i>November 14 to 18 were meant exclusively for business visitors</i>

Tradition and modernity: Kerala fest showcases changing cultural mores
Mon, Nov 16, 2009

A couple in a kitchen,Kerala tea shops,men preparing an Onam feast,a barbeque and even a witch boiling a cauldron.

Extra classes,accreditation issue on the anvil at DU Academic Council meeting today
Mon, Nov 09, 2009

Acknowledging the failure of its remedial classes for SC/ST undergraduate students,the Delhi University is planning to introduce an extra period of classes per paper for reserved category students.

DU plans switch to semester system,proposal ready
Thu, Nov 05, 2009

The Delhi University on Wednesday put in motion the implementation of the semester system for its undergraduate courses,inviting objections and suggestions from students and University faculty alike.

Mind your language: Home Guards get ready for 2010
Wed, Nov 04, 2009

Delhi Home Guard Surender Singh sceptically looked at the outstretched hand of a younger colleague,Ajay Kumar,who was sitting next to him.

Brushing the dust off trivia on Delhi University colleges
Tue, Nov 03, 2009

On Saturday,a group of 10 people came together to uncover trivia,anecdotes and moments about the North Campus of Delhi University,which usually remain hidden in college archives or in people’s memory.

Management institute ropes in public firm to sponsor festival
Tue, Nov 03, 2009

At a time of shortage of jobs and slow economies,a group of management students have managed to organise a college fest double the size of the previous one.

Delhi University campaign now targets beedi smokers
Tue, Nov 03, 2009

The Delhi University Smoke-Free Initiative,after being extended to all DU colleges,has now turned its focus to beedis,as its usage among the youth is increasing.

Gurudwaras in Trilokpuri remember ’84 martyrs
Mon, Nov 02, 2009

In trilokpuri,the Trans-Yamuna resettlement colony that was the site of the worst Sikh killings in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi’s assassination...

Do not follow us politicians: Omar to Jamia
Sat, Oct 31, 2009

At the Jamia Millia Islamia annual convocation on Friday,Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah...

Thampu walks out of Stephen’s meet
Thu, Oct 29, 2009

Principal Valson Thampu walked out of the 220th Governing Body meeting of St Stephen’s College on Wednesday after being accused of misappropriation of funds.

Delhi University academic council may reconsider its accreditation norms
Tue, Oct 27, 2009

The next meeting of the Delhi University Academic Council (DUAC) will also have on its agenda a proposal to reconsider its 2004 decision to not allow the National Assessment and Accreditation Council to accredit DU colleges.

St Stephen’s to introduce three new courses
Tue, Oct 27, 2009

As the St Stephen’s Governing Body meets on October 28,on its agenda is a proposal to start three new courses.

Traffic drive: end of road for ‘unfit’ wheels
Sun, Oct 25, 2009

The traffic police is on an overdrive to remove vehicles that are not roadworthy from city roads. Vehicles that appear ‘unhealthy’ are being stopped and booked by the police under various offences even though they may have valid fitness certificates.

St Stephen’s governing body raises more questions
Wed, Oct 21, 2009

The struggle for control of St Stephen’s College will take a new turn on October 28 when the 220th governing body of the college convenes.

ABVP raises storm in JNU with posters of ‘love’ in the name of Jihad
Mon, Oct 19, 2009

The Jawaharlal Nehru University is abuzz with a term imported from the Kerala High Court: ‘Love Jihad’,states a pamphlet released by the BJP’s student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in the campus last Wednesday.

Rahul takes on Left at bastion to raise pitch at JNU
Thu, Oct 01, 2009

Rahul Gandhi went to JNU on Tuesday for a bout. He brought along the paraphernalia too: armed guards,Member of parliament Meenakshi Natarajan’s research and a truckload of tenacity.

DU sociology dept faculty members split over European study centre
Tue, Sep 29, 2009

As Delhi University’s Department of Sociology celebrates the clearance it recently received for European Study Centre Programme,the faculty members and Academic and Executive Councils of the University seem to be irked at being kept in the dark about the move.

What the world is reading
Tue, Sep 15, 2009

The Sunday Leader,famous for its slain editor Lasantha Wickrematunge,takes on the Sri Lankan government’s policy on “terror”.

Big varsities like DU need indirect polls for student union: Lyngdoh
Tue, Sep 15, 2009

The Delhi University committed contempt of court by holding direct elections to its student’s union for the past two years,says former chief election commissioner J M Lyngdoh who had chaired the committee that framed guidelines for students’ union elections across universities in the country.

Wall posters outdated,IITians design e-notice board
Tue, Sep 15, 2009

An e-notice board,conceptualised by two IIT Delhi alumni who were tired of sticking posters all over their vast campus,was launched at two city campuses on Sunday by an NGO also launched by the same team.