Banaras Hindu University

  • 17 Indian universities in Asia's top 300 but much room for improvement 13-05-2014 01:10 PM

    A discreet toast, perhaps, but hold the fireworks and confetti. In the latest edition of the reputed Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings for Asia, an unprecedented 17 Indian universities and institutions of higher learning from India figure in the top 300. However, only seven of these have made it to...
  • Narendra Modi drives through; Benaras comes to stand-still 08-05-2014 11:20 PM

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday held an unprecedented drive-through in this temple town known for its narrow bylanes, after a stand-off with local administration and election authorities. After addressing a rally in nearby Rohaniya, Modi arrived in Varanasi in a helicopter and landed at Banaras Hindu University...
  • Watch: BJP workers protest outside BHU over no permission for Modi's rally 08-05-2014 11:02 AM

    The BJP workers on Thursday protested outside Banaras Hindu University over denial of permission to Narendra Modi for addressing a public rally in Varanasi. ...
  • Varanasi: BJP to protest against denial of permission to Modi's rally 07-05-2014 06:54 PM

    Varanasi: Soon after the Election Commission denied permission to the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to hold a rally in Varanasi, the party lashed out at the Returning Officer in Varanasi for his biased behaviour. "This is an attempt to interfere in free and fair elections. I...
  • Security beefed up a day before Narendra Modi files nomination from Varanasi 22-04-2014 04:14 PM

    Security in this temple town has been tightened significantly ahead of filing of nomination by Narendra Modi on Thursday and a high-level police team from Gujarat has arrived here to ensure a fool-proof cordon around the BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee. Additional security forces have been deployed across the city including...
  • We condemn AAP's poster showing Malaviya carrying broom: BHU VC 26-03-2014 06:39 PM

    Banaras Hindu University vice chancellor Lalji Singh, on Wednesday, criticised the Aam Aadmi Party over a poster at its party rally which showed the univarsity founder Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya carrying a broom. Singh termed the incident as unfortunate and condemned the act. "I will look into the matter....
  • JNU and BHU keen to open centres in Bihar, says PK Shahi 19-02-2014 06:49 PM

    Delhi-based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) are keen to open their centres in Bihar, state Education Minister PK Shahi on Wednesday said. "JNU's official has informed us that they will open a centre in Bihar after permission from the union human resource ministry," Shahi said. Shahi...
  • Widows to share experience at BHU seminar on Monday 16-02-2014 06:52 PM

    Hundreds of widows exchanged their experiences - mostly bitter and some sweet - as they prepared to participate in a seminar in Varanasion Monday. "It's a lifetime experience for us," said Manu Ghosh, a widow in her eighties, and recalled how she and a dozen others from Vrindavan enjoyed a...
  • After AMU, Banaras Hindu University wants to set up a centre in Bihar 01-02-2014 12:46 PM

    After Aligarh Muslim University, now Banaras Hindu Universityis keen to open a centre in Bihar, officials said on Saturday. Two days after Congress president Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone of an off-campus branch of the AMU in the state's Kishanganj district, BHU has shown its willingness to set up...
  • BHU withdraws fee hike for all courses following protests 29-01-2014 10:32 PM

    The Banaras Hindu University on Wednesday withdrew the hike in fees for all the courses following a protest by students at the varsity premises over the demand. The students' demand was conveyed to the academic council after which the Vice-Chancellor withdrew the hike, BHU's Press, Publication and Publicity cell Chairman...
  • News briefs: New academic session at KGMU begins 02-08-2013 11:41 PM

    The new academic session of King Georges Medical University (KGMU) began on Thursday. The students are taken for a tour of the three departments " Biochemistry, Physiology and Anatomy in the campus to acquaint them with the campus. Later the students were taken to their respective departments. Lucknow: Govt declares...
  • Indo-American scholar to study Ayurveda at Banaras Hindu University 28-07-2013 01:10 PM

    At a time when Americans are increasingly looking at alternative medical systems, particularly those from oriental countries, the United States is sending a renowned Indian-American scholar to study Ayurveda in India. Bhaswati Bhattacharya, 37, would be based at the holy city of Varanasi to explore various fields of Ayurveda at...
  • India, US announce eight educational partnerships 13-06-2012 01:23 AM

    Washington: In a milestone in the educational partnership between India and the United States, eight institutional partnership projects, four each led by either country, were announced for the first Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative awards. The goal of the initiative is to further strengthen, through faculty exchanges, joint research, and...