Colleges

  • Noida: Fresher stripped, beaten up by college seniors 18-04-2014 12:05 PM

    Noida: In an apparent case of ragging, a first year student in an animation institute in Noida was badly beaten up and stripped by his seniors. Police have registered a case against the three accused. The accused captured the whole incident which took place in the college hostel on camera...
  • Delhi: Assam student beaten up by college mates 15-04-2014 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old Delhi University undergraduate hailing from Assam was on Tuesday beaten up by his fellow students inside the college canteen over a petty issue, police said. The main accused has been arrested. BA final year student Pran Saikia, who studies in PGDAV College in the south campus,...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor talk about '2 States' 10-04-2014 04:21 PM

    Directed by Abhishek Verman, '2 States' starring Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor is a romantic drama film based on the 2009 novel of the same name written by Chetan Bhagat. CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand caught the entire cast of the film at LS Raheja College in Mumbai and talked...
  • Open Mike: Is there a 'Modi wave' in Western Uttar Pradesh? 08-04-2014 11:03 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits DN College in Meerut to take youth's opinion on 'Modi wave' and the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Government to rap 316 students who cleared PMT exam by unfair means 08-04-2014 06:35 PM

    Government Medical Colleges in Madhya Pradesh will be sending notices to over 300 students facing charges of adopting unfair means including impersonation during the Pre-Medical Test (PMT) exams between 2006-2012. Notices would be served to a total of 316 students in six government medical colleges across the state, Directorate of...
  • Open Mike: Does any political party really care for the safety of women? 07-04-2014 08:52 PM

    Ever since the brutal Delhi gangrape of December 2012, our national discourse has been dominated by the quest for gender justice for security of women. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi as part of a special series 'Open Mike' to take...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested 07-04-2014 08:02 AM

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said. Meanwhile, his sonKundan Verma,...
  • 14 lakh engineering aspirants take JEE (Main) exam 06-04-2014 07:54 PM

    About 14 lakh students appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2014, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday. Students who clear the exam will be eligible to take admission in the undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutes in India....
  • Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow: Empowering India 06-04-2014 03:19 PM

    Infosys joins hands with Network 18 in bringing forth fascinating stories behind innovations that have transformed India. The Barefoot college under the leadership of Bunker Roy is training thousands of illiterate women across India to assemble solar panels to light up their village. ...
  • Rape victim immolates herself out of frustration 03-04-2014 05:39 PM

    A married woman immolated herself on Thursday in frustration after a kangaroo court asked a young man who allegedly raped her to seek her forgiveness instead of punishing him in Malda district. The woman, a mother of two children, died at the Malda Medical College and Hospital after battling for...
  • Principal gets threat letter similar to received by Police demanding release of IM terrorists 02-04-2014 06:39 PM

    A principal of a girls college in Kota on Wednesday received a threat letter, similar to the one received by Kota police SP few days back, demanding the release of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists arrested from the state recently. Principal of Janki Devi Bajaj (JDB) Girls College, Hari Singh Meena...
  • Three students arrested in connection with PMT scam 02-04-2014 08:30 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Tuesday arrested three students and their fathers in connection with the multi-crore pre-medical test (PMT) scam, police said. Amit Kanse and his father Satyam, Ravindra Kharte and his father Madan and Rinki Jhauvri and her father Ramprakash, all residents of adjoining Dewas district,...
  • A New York college is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus but students will have to learn how to twerk on their own time 28-03-2014 11:40 AM

    A college in upstate New York is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus and won't even make students do any class twerk. The Saratogian newspaper reports the course will be offered by Skidmore College, a private liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs. Visiting Assistant Professor Carolyn Chernoff calls the...
  • Is there no end to human cruelty? Students charged with animal abuse after holding dog upside down, forcing it to drink beer 13-03-2014 11:19 AM

    Authorities say two students at a New York state college were charged with animal abuse after a dog was held upside down over a keg and forced to drink beer. Police say one of the College at Brockport students held the black Labrador retriever over a keg and apparently forced...
  • Doctors' strike: High Court directs government to transfer SHO 13-03-2014 12:08 AM

    Allahabad High Court on Wednesday directed the UP Government to transfer the SHO of Swaroop Nagar police station in Kanpur where striking doctors were beaten up by police. The Lucknow bench of the court also directed SSP Kanpur and the principal of GSVC medical college to appear before it on...
  • Gujarat: Case registered against MBBS students for alleged ragging 12-03-2014 12:25 PM

    Ahmedabad: The police have registered a case of ragging against seven senior MBBS students of Darpur Medical College in Patan, north Gujarat for allegedly ragging their juniors. The seniors allegedly asked five to seven juniors (all boys) to take off their shirts and trousers and dance to music that was...
  • Student barred from board exam after he refused to pay bribe, kills self 10-03-2014 06:15 PM

    A 17-year-old student committed suicide by setting himself ablaze allegedly after a board examination centre in charge demanded money from him to let him sit for the test. According to the police, Neeraj, the victim, apparently could not sit in the exam on Saturday and ended his life in his...
  • Bad weather forces emergency landing of Sharad Pawar's chopper 09-03-2014 09:40 PM

    Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's helicopter on Sunday made an emergency landing in Beed district because of bad weather, police said. The chopper made emergency landing at 3.11 pm, police said, adding that later the NCP chief left for Parbhani, where he was to attend a political meeting, by...
  • 1000 JAC certificates, mark sheets seized in raid at Kolhan Inter College 08-03-2014 11:34 PM

    About 1000 blank certificates of Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), mark sheets and candidates registration related documents were seized in a raid conducted in a college in Saraikela-Kharswan district on Saturday, official sources said. The raid was conducted at Kolhan Inter College, Chaliama in Saraikela-Kharswan district a day after two teachers...
  • Patna doctors refuse to operate on hepatitis patients, demand insurance cover 07-03-2014 11:24 AM

    Doctors at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) are allegedly refusing to treat hepatitis patients due to fears of infection, and have demanded insurance cover. "In the last one month, six hepatitis patients have returned without surgery after doctors refused to operate on them," said a doctor of the...
  • UP: 24 doctors released, threaten hunger strike if charges not dropped 06-03-2014 02:06 PM

    Lucknow: The doctors in Uttar Pradesh have threatened to go on strike with more demands. The 24 doctors arrested in Kanpur are out of jail but have threatened to go on hunger strike if all charges against them are not expunged by 6 pm. All resident doctors in Kanpur and...
  • Uttar Pradesh doctors call off strike after Allahabad HC orders probe 06-03-2014 08:20 AM

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh has been called off a day after the Allahabad High Court stepped in. The HC had on Wednesday taken suo motu congnizance of the strike and had ordered a probe into the incident that had led to the strike. The Lucknow Bench of...
  • End strike for patients' sake: NHRC to UP doctors 05-03-2014 09:07 PM

    The NHRC on Wednesday urged the Uttar Pradesh doctors to end their strike for the sake of suffering patients. Junior doctors and medical practitioners across the state went on a strike following police action and arrest of two dozen junior doctors of GSV Medical College, Kanpur as a result of...
  • Lawyers go on day-long strike to support doctor's stir in Kanpur 05-03-2014 05:01 PM

    Lawyers in Kanpur on Wednesday extended their support to the doctors' stir by going on a day-long strike. By boycotting work we are not only supporting the affected doctors but also those patients who are left to wander around in need for medical services, Kanpur Bar Association, President Suresh Chauhan...
  • UP doctors' strike enters Day 5, patients bear the brunt 05-03-2014 08:55 AM

    Kanpur: It is Day 5 of the doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh, which has crippled the state. The protest broke out after 24 junior doctors at Kanpur medical college were held for getting into a scuffle with Samajwadi Party workers. Caught in the crossfire are the patients, with no access...
  • 200 junior doctors in Agra quit over Kanpur row 04-03-2014 06:18 PM

    The doctors' stir that started in Kanpur today spread with 200 junior medicos of Agra Medical College tendering their resignation to Uttar Pradesh government. The development came as the protest against the attack on junior colleagues in Kanpur entered the fifth day today crippling medical services in the district. "The...
  • 300 teachers of GSV Medical College resign, Akhilesh appeals to end stir 04-03-2014 08:11 AM

    Nearly 300 teachers of a medical college resigned on Tuesday in the wake of agitation by junior doctors against the arrest of their colleagues paralysing medical services in Uttar Pradesh, even as Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav appealed to them to call off the strike. "The CCTV footage of whatever happened...
  • Doctors protest against SP legislator for forcing hundreds of patients to fend for themselves 03-03-2014 06:57 PM

    Doctors at the SN Medical College in Agracontinued their protest on Monday against a Samajwadi Party legislator, forcing hundreds of patients to fend for themselves. The doctors formed a human chain on MG Road on Sunday evening and took out a candlelight procession, the strikers said. More than 2,500 private...
  • TN: Engineering students create record for making pollution masks 03-03-2014 05:59 PM

    Coimbatore: Students of a local engineering college on Monday created a world record by making 2,493 handmade pollution masks in 30 minutes. Three hundred students of the Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology entered into the UK-based 'Elite World Records' on achieving the feat, for which they were awarded...
  • College in Japan allowed students to wear anything they want to their graduation ceremony, predictably someone came as Iron Man 03-03-2014 01:51 PM

    A college in Japan allows students to wear anything they want to their graduation ceremony. And predictably, someone came as Iron Man. ...