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Replicas of Tagore’s houseboats to be given to Indian varsities


September 8th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Replicas of two houseboats, which Rabindranath Tagore used during his stay in locales now in Bangladesh, will be handed over to two Indian universities Sep ... Read more...

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Police release MP’s son held for impersonating in Jamia exam


June 8th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The son of a Rajya Sabha MP from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was allegedly caught impersonating at an entrance exam of Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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President to visit Kashmir


November 5th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will be on a three-day visit to this winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir later this month, sources said Saturday.She is scheduled ... Read more...

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Agra varsity’s private candidates’ exams cancelled


May 31st, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government, citing irregularities, has cancelled the private candidates' examinations being conducted by the Agra University, sources said Tuesday. More than a lakh students, ... Read more...

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Troopers arrested for harassing, assaulting girl students


February 6th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Two troopers of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) were arrested in West Bengal's Birbhum district Sunday for allegedly assaulting two girl students of Visva-Bharati University, police said."Acting ... Read more...

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Presidency fire causes major damage (Second Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) A major fire raged for three hours at the Presidency University, housed in the erstwhile Presidency College, here Friday destroying computers, documents and research material.There were no ... Read more...

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Fire in Presidency University causes extensive damage (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) A major fire broke out early Friday at the famed Presidency University housed in the erstwhile Presidency College here that has a galaxy of luminaries as its ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out at Presidency University in Kolkata


October 29th, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) A major fire broke out early Friday at the newly formed Presidency University housed at the erstwhile Presidency College here which cradled the Bengal renaissance in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM’s son’s graduation to be probed


October 7th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The graduation degree of Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son is being probed after he took the examination from a centre that was not allotted by ... Read more...

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Hyderabad varsity denies chess champ Anand doctorate over citizenship doubts


August 24th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.24 (ANI): The University of Hyderabad has denied world chess champion Viswanathan Anand an honorary doctorate after the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) said that it is confused ... Read more...

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Retired judge to probe Jamia recruitment irregularities


May 5th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia is launching an independent inquiry into suspected irregularities in appointments and promotions during the tenure of the previous vice chancellor, Prof Mushirul Hasan, it ... Read more...

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Basanta Utsav celebrated in Tagore’s Shantiniketan


February 28th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of people Sunday celebrated Holi or Basanta Utsav (spring festival) with songs, dance and other cultural programmes in West Bengal's Shantiniketan, 'an abode of peace' established by ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik gets hate mail from newly formed central varsity


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has received some vicious mail from the newly-formed central University of Koraput's official email account, university sources said. The mail was sent Monday ... Read more...

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UP ATS hunt 21 students of Lucknow University after Salim’s arrest


August 30th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Aug 30, (ANI): The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the Uttar Pradesh Police is searching for 21 students of Lucknow University who studied with suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Mohammad Aslam alias Salim.Salim, ... Read more...

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First female Oxford Professor of Poetry resigns over smear scandal


May 26th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): The first woman to become the Oxford Professor of Poetry has resigned following allegation that she was involved in a smear campaign against a rival.Ruth Padel, a great-great ... Read more...

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Jailed Bihar legislator gets doctorate for non-violence thesis


March 5th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) Jailed Bihar legislator Sunil Pandey, sentenced to life imprisonment for kidnapping a doctor, was awarded a PhD Thursday for his research on Lord Mahavir's philosophy of "Ahimsa (non-violence)". ... Read more...

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PM to begin two-day Kolkata visit today


December 6th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will begin his two-day visit to Kolkata from today. Soon after his arrival at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport, Dr. ... 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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Mayawati blessing for cancelling Rahul’s address to students?


October 25th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) While the Uttar Pradesh government has denied its role in preventing Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from addressing university students in Kanpur, informed sources say that the move could ... Read more...

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University legal advisor shot dead in Uttar Pradesh


August 26th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 26 (IANS) The legal advisor of the Deen Dayal Upadhyay University died after being shot by two unidentified motorcycle borne men in Gorakhpur town of Uttar Pradesh, police said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Vice-chancellor takes ill after ‘house arrest’ by students


July 24th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) The vice-chancellor of Jadavpur University fell ill Thursday after students at the campus put him and other varsity officials under 'house arrest', university official said here Thursday. "Vice-chancellor ... Read more...

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