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Indian students in Canada more than double in a year


June 15th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 15 (IANS) The first Canada-India Education Summit this week in Ottawa is set to boost research and educational ties between the two countries.With Canada reportedly registering more than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

To protest or not to protest - Panjab University debates


May 4th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) A move to ban protests in front of the Panjab University (PU) vice-chancellor's office has evoked strong opposition from both students and teachers who see ... Read more...

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For a change, spotlight on arts at job fair


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 3 (IANS) A job fair at Panjab University starting Friday will, for a change, provide a platform for students from arts and non-vocational streams - besides those from ... Read more...

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Panjab University teacher resigns


February 17th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) A Panjab University (PU) professor, who was accused by his students of making derogatory remarks, Thursday submitted his resignation to the varsity vice chancellor. Dinesh Kumar Gupta resigned ... Read more...

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Girls outshine boys at Panjab University convocation


February 14th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Girls clearly outnumbered boys at the 60th annual convocation function at Panjab University (PU) here Monday. Out of the 479 students who were awarded degrees, 351 were ... Read more...

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Dental college students call off stir as principal removed (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 7 (IANS) Students of a dental college affiliated to Panjab University Monday ended their six-day-old strike as the varsity authorities agreed to remove the institute's director, who had asked a ... Read more...

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Dental college students call off stir as principal removed


February 7th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 7 (IANS) Students of a dental college affiliated to Panjab University (PU) Monday ended their six-day-old strike as the varsity authorities agreed to remove the institute's director, who had asked ... Read more...

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Dental college strike over T-shirt tiff continues


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 3 (IANS) Students of a dental college affiliated to the Panjab University (PU) Thursday refused to end their indefinite stir to demand the resignation of their institute director who had ... Read more...

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Dental college strike over T-shirt tiff continues


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) Students of a dental college affiliated to the Panjab University (PU) continued their strike here Wednesday to demand the resignation of their institute's director who had asked a ... Read more...

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Panjab University to hold ‘Job Fair 2011′


December 21st, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) The Panjab University will organise a mega job-fest 'Job Fair 2011' here for students of all 75 teaching and research departments in March 2011, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Panjab University to host its pre-1970 alumni, including PM


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) It's an institution that has had the likes of a president, prime ministers, union cabinet ministers, Nobel laureates, governors, chief ministers, actors and other ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No Panjab University hostel for freshers using cars


November 25th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Freshers wanting hostel room in the Panjab University here will have to give up the comfort of their cars. Pitching in for eco-friendly bicycles, the university administration has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Central funds to help Panjab University clear deficit


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 2 (IANS) Panjab University (PU) Vice-Chancellor R.C. Sobti Tuesday announced that the central government has agreed to provide a grant to clear the financial deficit of the varsity."The centre ... Read more...

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Panjab University mulls ‘Centre for Pakistan Studies’


October 27th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) The Panjab University (PU) here is considering setting up a 'Centre for Pakistan Studies' for the systematic study of India's relations with its neighbour.PU Vice Chancellor R.C. Sobti ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Panjab University teachers reject UGC regulations


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) The Panjab University Teachers' Association (PUTA) has rejected new rules issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) which nullify promotions of 40 faculty members. The new UGC regulations, dated ... Read more...

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Panjab University struggles to declare exam results


July 1st, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Panjab University (PU), the alma mater of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, is struggling to declare the annual results of several courses because many teachers are ... Read more...

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Embarrassed Panjab University to probe US-based NGO


March 4th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Finding itself in hot water after 25 of its students managed to go on an educational trip to the US by showing bogus papers, Panjab University ... Read more...

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Now, get Panjab University attendance records on SMS


December 14th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) Bunking classes at the Panjab University would not be a cake-walk any more. Students' attendance records and academic performance would be available to parents through an SMS. Three students ... Read more...

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Chandigarh people walk for cancer awareness


December 9th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) More than 100 residents of this union territory took part in a cancer awareness walkathon Wednesday to sensitise the masses about the perilous disease of cancer. The walkathon ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Swine flu cases cross 100 in Chandigarh


November 17th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) With swine flu cases crossing the 100 mark in this Union Territory, the health authorities have ordered the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) and six other schools to close ... Read more...

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Panjab University degrees to carry students’ photos


November 9th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Panjab University will publish photographs of students on detailed mark sheets and degrees to avoid discrepancies and tampering of results, an official said here Monday. "This initiative would streamline ... Read more...

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PU to let students see answer-sheets after evaluation


October 28th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) In a bid to introduce more transparency in the examination system, the Panjab University (PU) Wednesday said it will allow its students to see their answer-sheets after evaluation, ... Read more...

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Gambia varsity approaches Panjab University for teaching help


August 26th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) A delegation from a West African university met the officials of the Panjab University (PU) here Wednesday with a proposal to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). A ... Read more...

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PM’s alma mater sets up chair in his name


August 4th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's alma mater Panjab University (PU) has set up a chair in his name. The Dr. Manmohan Singh Chair will be in the economics department, ... Read more...

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Panjab University hails budgetary grant (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) The faculty and students of Panjab University, where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was both a student and a teacher, Monday hailed the budgetary grant of Rs.50 crore ... Read more...

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Relief, cheer at Panjab University over budgetary grant


July 6th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) A wave of cheer and hope went out among faculty and students at Panjab University Monday as the union budget announced a grant of Rs.50 crore (Rs.500 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Panjab University offers dropouts chance to graduate


June 10th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) Panjab University announced Wednesday it will give students who dropped out of their courses mid-way a chance to complete their studies. "We were working in this direction for a ... Read more...

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We were left out from voting, say many Chandigarh VIPs


May 15th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Though the union territory of Chandigarh registered its highest turnout of voters in the last 20 years, scores of valid voters, who included a significant ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Second World Punjabi meet brings together 400 delegates


March 17th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, March 17 (ANI): A two-day World Punjabi conference to discuss pertinent issues related to propagation of Punjabi language and culture was hosted here. Over participation of 400 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Traffic rules from a vice chancellor, no less!


January 2nd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) It isn't often that the vice chancellor of a university stands at the campus gate himself to teach traffic rules to students. But that's exactly what is happening ... Read more...

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58 Panjab University professors retired in one day


November 1st, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 1 (IANS) Panjab University Saturday retired 58 professors from various teaching departments following a high court order dismissing petitions seeking to increase the retirement age of teachers from 60 to ... Read more...

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Panjab University to give medal in Abhinav Bindra’s name


August 12th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) To honour shooter Abhinav Bindra for his Olympic gold medal at Beijing, the Panjab University has decided to set up a medal and a cash award of Rs.100,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

When photos speak for the cause of water conservation


July 13th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) A photograph is worth a thousand words - is what a young lecturer from Panjab University (PU) is out to prove with his exhibition here on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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