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Delhi University assures HC on biometric attendance for teachers


September 19th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi University (DU) Wednesday assured the Delhi High Court that it would "expeditiously" adopt and implement the biometric attendance system for teachers to ensure punctuality.Following ... Read more...

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Saudi money helping spread of harsher Islam: Rushdie


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Well-known writer Salman Rushdie Monday said that a harsher version of Islam was spreading with the help of Saudi Arabia's oil money."What has developed now ... Read more...

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Rainy weekend in store for Delhi (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Heavy showers lashed Delhi Friday bringing down the temperatures and providing relief to residents after a sultry week. The met office has forecast the pleasant ... Read more...

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DUSU polls end, results on Saturday (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The electoral fate of 38 candidates contesting the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections were sealed Friday as the polling ended peacefully. Results will ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Delhi University and JNU


September 14th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Polling for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) began here Friday.In JNU, around 30 candidates are in fray ... Read more...

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Man held 14 years after using forged mark sheet


September 13th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A 32-year-old man, who evaded arrest for 14 years after taking admission in a Delhi University college on the basis of a forged mark sheet, ... Read more...

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Delhi University all set for polls Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The elections for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) will take place Friday with a total of 38 contestants for the posts of president, ... Read more...

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Tighten security for DU polls, says Delhi BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Apprehensive of violence in Delhi University during the upcoming university elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday "appealed" to Delhi Police to depute more ... Read more...

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Make new rules for chess quota seats, court tells DU (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed Delhi University to lay down fresh physical standard criteria for students who take admission under the sports quota for ... Read more...

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DU told to make new rules for chess quota admissions


September 12th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi University to lay down fresh physical standard criteria for students who take admission under the sports quota ... Read more...

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I trained with rats for ‘Life of Pi’: DU student Suraj Sharma (Interview)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Training, training and training! Delhi University student Suraj Sharma swam for hours, worked on his body and his dialect and even had rats run all ... Read more...

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Gutka ban welcome, needs to be effective, say Delhiites


September 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government's decision to ban gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, and related products has been widely welcomed though there is scepticism over how ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on DU sports quota guidelines (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a student's plea seeking the quashing of Delhi University guidelines for a mandatory fitness test to ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on DU sports quota guidelines


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a student's plea seeking the quashing of Delhi University guidelines for a mandatory fitness test to ... Read more...

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NEC to construct hostel for northeast students in Bangalore


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC), the nodal agency for economic and social development of the region, Monday announced that it would construct a hostel exclusively for ... Read more...

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Unmukt allowed to move to second year: VC (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) U-19 cricket World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has been allowed to move to his second year at St. Stephen's College, but he has to ... Read more...

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Sibal backs Unmukt, requests DU to allow him for exam


August 31st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said he had requested the Delhi University vice chancellor to use his discretionary powers and allow U-19 World ... Read more...

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Sports minister to bat for Unmukt at Delhi University (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he would take up U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand's case with the Delhi University.Maken said it ... Read more...

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V-empowerment! New marketing mantra sparks new debate


August 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) So you think getting an education, a job and being self- reliant were steps towards women's empowerment? If you were to go by the ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi University on teachers’ attendance


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) on a plea for introducing biometric attendance system ... Read more...

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Two President’s Bodyguards get life term for rape


August 24th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Two armymen, members of the President's Bodyguards, were Thursday sentenced to life term for gangraping a college girl here in 2003 by the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Posts for SCs, STs lie vacant in central universities


August 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as the government is pushing for affirmative action for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the field of education, most ... Read more...

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He fought darkness to give reading solutions for blind (Feature, With images)


August 20th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Over two decades back, visually impaired student Dipendra Manocha stood outside Delhi University's Hindu College waiting to get an application written. After the life-altering struggle ... Read more...

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Man kidnaps friend for Rs.1.5 crore ransom, held


August 17th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A 24-year-old man was arrested Thursday for abducting his friend here and demanded Rs.1.5 crore as ransom from her father, police said Thursday.Abhishek Deep, a ... Read more...

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Dikshit gets new parliamentary secretary


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has appointed Congress legislator Mukesh Sharma as her parliamentary secretary, an official statement said Tuesday.The post had been vacant since ... Read more...

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TV is stepping stone to films, says actor Gautam Gulati (With Images)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) He may be playing second lead in the popular TV show "Diya Aur Baati Hum" but Gautam Gulati is happy with his supporting role ... Read more...

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Notice to DU, St. Stephen’s on principal’s appointment


August 1st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to Delhi University and St. Stephen's College on an appeal challenging the single judge's order that upheld the ... Read more...

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Participation low, spirits high at Team Anna fast


July 25th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Numbering far less than last year but exuding zeal, people from across the country Wednesday gathered at Jantar Mantar in the national capital ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets court notice on dalits’ admission (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi University on a plea challenging the allegedly discriminatory policy adopted for admitting students from the ... Read more...

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Day one at DU: New students get a feel of campus


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Hordes of animated first-year students thronged the Delhi University colleges on the new academic session's first day Monday that was dominated by interactions with seniors, ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets ready to curb ragging


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi University will put in place strict measures to counter ragging when the new session starts July 24, said an official.The university will set up ... Read more...

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Join hands with cops, police chief says


July 20th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Police Chief Neeraj Kumar urged students Friday to help his force educate children from economically weaker sections.Speaking at an orientation for new students ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi confidante P.N. Dhar dead


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Well-known economist and principal secretary to prime minister Indira Gandhi in the 1970s, Prithvi Nath Dhar died here Thursday.Dhar, 94, died of old-age related ... Read more...

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Daily soaps? No way, says Ranvijay


July 18th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Veejay-turned-actor Ranvijay Singh, who has tried his hand at acting in both Hindi and Punjabi films, says he does not want to do daily ... Read more...

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Changing professions - to become police officers


July 13th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Till a few years ago, Shweta Chauhan was a lecturer at Delhi University and analysed Shakespeare and John Keats with her students. Now she spends ... Read more...

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