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Chennai varsity students win prizes in space contests


September 18th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Students of the SRM University near here have won prizes in two international student aerospace competitions held in the US and China, an official said here ... Read more...

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VHP files case over JNU beef festival


September 13th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Thursday filed a police complaint demanding the arrest of those organising a Beef Festival here, saying the proposed event had ... Read more...

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Sepsis killing more people than AIDS: Experts (Sep 13 is World Sepsis Day)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Sepsis, a condition caused by infections leading to multiple organ failure, is among the leading causes of deaths in India - killing more people than ... Read more...

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IGNOU to concentrate more on research activities


September 12th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With a three-day workshop on research methodology for its faculty inaugurated Wednesday, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be focusing more on research ... Read more...

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Check illegal migration from Bangladesh: Experts


September 9th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung and other intellectuals have urged the government to take steps to tackle the presence of illegal ... Read more...

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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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Nashik open university launches web radio


September 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) has launched its interactive live web radio from a studio in the sprawling 150-acre campus in Nashik, an ... Read more...

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Separate AMU union for girls


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Girls in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will now have a union of their own.AMU vice chancellor Lt Gen Zameeruddin Shah said the university will have ... Read more...

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The questions that Unmukt Chand raised (Comment)


September 2nd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
On Aug 26, at 12.47 on the Sunday afternoon, Udit Bhatia, an old student of St. Stephen's College, became the first man on the planet to link Unmukt Chand, the ... 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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Bihar’s potatoes to be exported to Russia


August 31st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Farmers in Bihar's Nalanda district are happy that potatoes grown by them through organic farming will be exported to Russia, an official said Friday.R.K. Sohane, director, ... Read more...

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Join armed forces, AMU chief says


August 30th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor Lt. Gen. Zamir Uddin Shah has urged students to consider armed forces as a profitable career option. Gen Shah said ... Read more...

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IGNOU to focus on student support


August 15th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) vice chancellor Wednesday said strengthening the student support services at the regional centres is the university's priority."We would ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Himachal varsity, students miss classes


August 13th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) Over 100,000 students of the Himachal Pradesh University had to miss their classes Monday owing to a day- long strike called by various student outfits over ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari sworn in as vice president (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Hamid Ansari took oath as India's vice president for a second consecutive term at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan here Saturday.Ansari was administered ... Read more...

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`Canada must aim to attract top Asian students’


August 10th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 10 (IANS) Canada must brand itself as a partner of choice in higher education and research and attract Asian students and researchers to the country, the head of ... Read more...

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AMU suspends 21 engineering students


August 8th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 8 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has suspended 21 students for allegedly using fraudulent means to secure admission into engineering courses. A probe has been ordered.The students are ... Read more...

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Girl power in Jamia (To go with: Turkish language course flavour at Jamia)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
There has been increase of about 12 percent in girl students in Jamia Millia Islamia, following a 10 percent reservation for girls. With this, the percentage of girls on the campus ... Read more...

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Five Tripura University students expelled for ragging


August 5th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) Five students of Tripura University here were expelled for assaulting several junior students in the hostel, officials said Sunday."Five students of the university were expelled after ... Read more...

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Turkish language course flavour at Jamia


August 5th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Indicative of the growing interaction between India and a nation that straddles the Asian and European continents, Turkish language courses are the hot flavour at ... Read more...

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Gopinath Pradhan is new IGNOU vice-chancellor


August 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Gopinath Pradhan is the new vice- chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), a statement released here said Wednesday.Sixty-year-old Pradhan joined IGNOU in ... Read more...

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Modi appreciators being victimised, says BJP


July 30th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday said those appreciating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi were becoming "victim of the worst kind of vote bank politics" ... Read more...

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Graft case: Former IGNOU chief denies wrongdoing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, former vice chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University who is facing a CBI probe for alleged graft, Saturday denied wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia open to students’ union poll, court told


July 24th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that an experimental attempt could be made for holding elections to the students' union which ... 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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AMU lodges FIR against 27 for using unfair means


July 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University has lodged a police complaint and demanded stern action against 27 candidates who used unfair means or impersonators for admission ... Read more...

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Vishva-Bharati row: Court issues contempt notice against PM, others


July 13th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday issued a contempt notice against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is the chancellor of Visva-Bharati University, and other officials in ... Read more...

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Shantiniketan school girl made to drink urine for bedwetting (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) A four member fact-finding committee has been constituted to look into a complaint that a class five student of Visva-Bharati's Patha Bhavan school in West ... Read more...

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Shantiniketan school girl made to drink urine for bedwetting


July 8th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) A four member fact-finding committee has been constituted to look into the allegation that a class five student of Visva-Bharati's Patha Bhavan school was forced to ... Read more...

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Portion of Rajasthan University’s science wing collapses


July 5th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 5 (IANS) A portion of a three-storey building that housed the University of Rajasthan's science laboratories for research scholars collapsed here about an hour before the classes were ... Read more...

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Exploring India’s national diversity - by train


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) One thousand students and teachers from Delhi University (DU), all women, will travel throughout central and western India in a train to study the national ... Read more...

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University of Tokyo seeks collaboration with IGNOU


June 27th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In a bid to attract more Indian students to study in Japan, the University of Tokyo has sought collaboration with the Indira Gandhi National Open ... Read more...

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‘India should take on Chinese investment blitzkrieg in Africa’


June 5th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) India needs to pull up its socks in the race with China for investments in the resource-rich African continent, a former Ugandan diplomat said Tuesday.Speaking during ... Read more...

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‘Forge commonalities of the past into Asia-Africa bond’


June 5th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) India and Africa should both ride on their religious, cultural and colonial linkages to forge an even stronger bond for collective development and prosperity of the ... Read more...

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