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Oindrila Mukherjee


Punjab: Experts raise alarm over water pollution
Sat, Jun 09, 2018

Pollution of water resources in Punjab, surface and underground, is rampant and hardly any measures are being taken to keep a check on it or to study its effect on biodiversity.

Teachers don’t make classes more interesting: Chandigarh Class X student
Mon, Jun 04, 2018

Chandigarh became the worst performer in the Tricity as students sat the boards for the first time since 2009 after the government scrapped the Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system last year.

CBSE Class 10 results: Chandigarh students are missing the mark in board examinations
Mon, Jun 04, 2018

Experts say Chandigarh schools should own responsibility and help children come out of failure

CBSE Class 10 results: Massive drop in Chandigarh govt school pass per cent
Wed, May 30, 2018

With Chandigarh becoming the worst performer in the Tricity with a pass percentage of 66.21 as compared to 96.27 last year, a significant factor could be the fact that all 90 government schools in Chandigarh are affiliated to the CBSE.

CBSE Class 10 results: Four students top Tricity, three of them from Panchkula
Wed, May 30, 2018

Four students, all IIT aspirants, emerged Tricity toppers with 98.8 per cent in the Class 10 board examination, the results of which were declared by the CBSE two hours before the scheduled time at 4 pm on Tuesday. 

Panjab Univ Senate decides to terminate service of prof found guilty in sexual harassment cases
Mon, May 28, 2018

This is the first time that the varsity has terminated the service of a teacher for sexual harassment.

CBSE Class XII results: National-level footballer Kush scores 98.8% to top Chandigarh Tricity
Mon, May 28, 2018

"...You should find something of your own that you’re passionate about,” said Bansal, who has scored a perfect 100 in political science, sociology and physical education.

Chandigarh’s Beant Singh Memorial Library: A space to study in peace
Mon, May 21, 2018

This library can seat over 400 members daily and is used more as a study space. With three reading halls on the ground floor, the main library and computer centre are located on the first floor along with an auditorium, exhibition hall and conference room on the top floor.

Panjab University: ‘Starting Shahmukhi script progressive step… will help us know each other’
Mon, May 21, 2018

While there is a plan to teach the first batch of students for free, the first draft of the syllabus will be submitted to the V-C on Tuesday.

UT issues notice to 135 college teachers
Sat, May 19, 2018

Sources claimed that the Vice Chancellor told the finance secretary that while increments were being given to college teachers, the auditor was holding back increments of university teachers. So, the increments of college teachers have been withdrawn too.

ICSE, ISC results 2018: Two Class X toppers want to become engineer, the third a doctor
Tue, May 15, 2018

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) declared the ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) results at 3 pm yesterday. Tricity recorded a pass percentage of 100 in ICSE this year.

‘Disability is not a barrier, it motivates me to do better’
Mon, May 14, 2018

"As a country, we are still not able to make it accessible due to attitude of the government. Another thing is that we live in a country where we don’t have enough to feed the poor."

Panjab University’s ‘young’ dental college on top in India
Fri, May 11, 2018

The university’s HS Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital is a relatively young venture having been established in 2006. It started its postgraduate course three years ago.

Punjab JBT-TGT 2015 paper leak: Education dept to decide fate of 800 teachers in two weeks
Thu, May 10, 2018

The exam was held for 1,150 posts of Junior Basic Teacher (JBT), Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) and Nursery Training Teacher.

Panjab University ranked 130 in Emerging Economies University Rankings
Thu, May 10, 2018

Last year, PU had an overall score of 23.9 with 46.2 in citation, 32.3 in industry income, 23.8 in teaching, 15.2 in international outlook and 9.2 in research

Transfer policy not implemented: Teachers in rural schools do not get to teach in city schools
Tue, May 08, 2018

Teachers further said that due to this practice, students in rural schools suffered the most and teachers did not get the exposure to various backgrounds that students belonged to.

PU senators ask V-C to withdraw his affidavit on reforms from High Court
Mon, May 07, 2018

The Syndicate’s recommendations, including withdrawal of the V-C’s powers and the affidavit, were widely debated with senators finally extracting a favourable decision, in which the registrar will now file a fresh representation to start the process of withdrawing the affidavit from the High Court.

Senate nod to 10 per cent fee hike for new students, five per cent for old
Mon, May 07, 2018

Senators, however, managed to reduce the hike in examination fee down from Rs 200 to Rs 75 per semester

New UGC formula for reservation of SC/ST: PU panel to make department-wise roster, to be ready in a week
Fri, May 04, 2018

Earlier, the roster was made taking the whole university as a unit. But the only difference now is that the roster will be made according to departments or subjects and even the vacancies will be filled up accordingly.

New UGC Norms: 60% Panjab University departments may not have SC/ST faculty posts soon
Thu, May 03, 2018

According to information, there are 1,400 sanctioned faculty posts in 78 teaching departments of the university. Out of these, 950 are for assistant professors, 300 for associate professors and 200 for professors.