Colleges

  • Nawada jailor, 3 others booked in undertrial burning case Yesterday

    An FIR has been lodged against the jailor of Nawada jail and three others following the death of an undertrial Rupesh Paswan, who was allegedly set on fire inside the jail on Sunday, police said. Paswan's mother Chandmuni Devi lodged an FIR with the Nawada Town police yesterday accusing the jailor...
  • West Bengal: Encephalitis toll rises to 111 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Two more persons died of encephalitis in West Bengal since Saturday, taking the toll to 111 as six more were admitted to hospital with suspected infection. "Two persons have died of encephalitis since yesterday, while six new admissions have been made with suspected infection," West Bengal Health Services director Biswaranjan...
  • WB: 2nd year college student attacked with acid in Burdwan 1 week ago

    Kolkata: A second year college student was attacked with acid on Thursday morning in Burdwan district of West Bengal while she was at home. The attackers knocked on her door and fled after throwing acid on her. The girl has been admitted to the hospital and her condition was stable. However, the reason...
  • CBI, MCI joint team conducts surprise inspection of a private medical college July 23, 2014

    A joint team of CBI and Medical Council of India (MCI) officials on Tuesday conducted a surprise inspection of a private medical college to probe into alleged irregularities in the allocation of seats and anomalies in basic infrastructure facilities in the college. A senior CBI official said that a 15-member team...
  • Violence grips Gangtok as government college students protest over fee hike July 16, 2014

    Sikkim: The city of Gangtok in Sikkim has been gripped in violence as the students of a government college in Tadong has been protesting over four-fold increase in the fee. Violence was reported from various parts of the city and even from the main hospital. Even as the college has...
  • West Bengal: 30 die of encephalitis July 15, 2014

    Jalpaiguri: Thirty people died due to encephalitis in the past ten days at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, a top official said on Tuesday. "Thirty patients died of encephalitis here in the last ten days. More than a hundred people hailing from the districts of North Bengal were admitted...
  • VHP leader Giriraj's body donated to Army Medical College July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of veteran VHP Leader Giriraj Kishore was donated to Army College of Medical Sciences on Monday in the capital for education and research purposes. As per the last wish of Giriraj, who was popularly known as Acharya, senior VHP leaders along with his family members delivered the...
  • Medical Council of India to restore 6,387 medical seats July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Medical Council of India (MCI) has agreed to restore 6,387 medical seats in government colleges which were cancelled earlier this year after state governments promised to upgrade infrastructure and comply fully with the Council's guidelines. MCI chairperson Jayshreeben Mehta said all the state governments have given an undertaking that...
  • Telangana government sanctions 200 additional medical seats July 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana government has sanctioned 200 additional medical seats across three medical colleges in the state from the current academic year. Deputy Chief Minister and Medical Education Minister T Rajaiah on Saturday said that Rajiv Institute of Medical Sciences in Nizamabad was allotted 100 additional seats, while Gandhi Medical College in...
  • Old-fashioned polio jab better than drops? July 11, 2014

    London: Re-introducing a type of polio vaccine that became unpopular in the 1960s could hasten eradication of the crippling disease, according to a new study conducted in India. The study, by Imperial College London and the Christian Medical College in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, suggests that the injected polio vaccine (IPV), which...
  • Manali dam tragedy: HC rejects engineering college's plea July 9, 2014

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition of Hyderabad's VNR engineering college seeking recalling or modification of its order, directing it to pay Rs 2.5 lakh each to the kin of all the 24 students who were washed away by gushing waters of Beas river last...
  • Rajasthan sets up task force for 7 new medical colleges July 8, 2014

    The Rajasthan government has set up a separate task force to complete the land allotment process for seven new medical colleges in the state, Medical and Health Minister R S Rathor said. New medical colleges' land allotment and building construction would be completed in the next two years and the academic...
  • Campus Calling: Is there any hope for a 70 percenter? July 6, 2014

    On the last episode of this year's Campus Calling, Additional Group VC Amity Gurinder Singh takes your calls on queries on college admissions. ...
  • MPPEB scam probe turns murkier: Dean of medical college 'commits suicide' July 4, 2014

    Dean of the Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, allegedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire at his official residence this morning, police said. The deceased identified as Dr DK Shakalye, was alone at home at the time as his wife was out for a morning walk, Garha police...
  • Excited to have gotten through to SRCC: CBSE topper Sarthak Aggarwal July 1, 2014

    The first cut-off lists of the Delhi University were released on Monday and believe it or not, it has hit a 100 per cent in three colleges. SRCC announced a cut-off of 98.2 per cent. ...
  • DU releases first cut-off list, 100 per cent mark in three colleges July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The first cut-off list of Delhi University for its undergraduate courses has for the third time touched the 100 per cent-mark with three rank outsider colleges this time putting the ceiling at maximum for admission to its B.Sc (Computer Science) course. After much delay due to the row over...
  • Nearly 190 dead due to suspected encephalitis June 30, 2014

    Nearly 190, mostly children from poor families, have died due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar in the last month with three more deaths on Monday, an official said. The maximum number of deaths took place in the state's Muzaffarpur district. Most of these children died at the government-run Sri Krishna Memorial...
  • Two killed, six injured in attack on family by armed unidentified people June 29, 2014

    Two persons were killed and six others injured following an attack by armed unidentified people on a house here, police said on Sunday. Armed possibly with sticks, there intention was to loot, they said. Two of the victims, identified as Iqbal (27) and his uncle Majeed Khan (50) succumbed to their...
  • Delhi University admissions likely to begin on July 1 June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The much delayed admissions to Delhi University for undergraduate courses is likely to begin from July 1 with the first cut-off list expected to come out on June 30. While it comes as a breather to all the students aspiring to get a seat in the prestigious varsity, there...
  • DU admissions likely to begin next week, pro-FYUP students protest June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Admissions in Delhi University are likely to begin from next week, now that the week long deadlock between the university and the University Grants Commission has finally come to an end. This came after DU agreed to revert to the three-year undergraduate system, rolling back the Four-year Undergraduate...
  • Bihar CM rules out involvement of Maoists in Rajdhani Express derailment in Chhapra June 25, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday ruled out the involvement of Maoists in the Rajdhani Express derailment in Chapra which left four persons dead and said the incident appears to be a result of "error" on the part of Railways. "Prima facie it does not appear to be the...
  • Chennai: Medical student found dead; senior girl student arrested June 24, 2014

    Chennai: A second-year paramedical girl student of a private medical college in Chennai was found dead in her hostel room under mysterious circumstances and a senior student has been arrested in connection with the case, police said on Tuesday. The body of the 19-year-old girl was found last night and a...
  • SRCC follows other DU colleges, takes back cut-off list, defers admissions June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Falling in line with other Delhi University-affiliated colleges, Shri Ram College of Commerce on Monday withdrew its first cut-off list and deferred the admission process. The move came hours after it issued a provisional cut-off list for its undergraduate Commerce course. There has been an open war between the...
  • Factory worker battling for life after friend's heinous prank June 21, 2014

    An ordnance factory worker is struggling for life after a friend played a practical joke on him. He filled compressed air into the worker's intestine through his rectum by a high-power compressor, police said on Saturday. The incident took place Thursday in Muradnagar area of Ghaziabad but was reported on Friday...
  • Delhi's St.Stephen's College sets cut-off at 98 per cent June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The cut-off for admissions to the four-year undergraduate economics and English programmes for students with commerce background in Delhi University's St.Stephen's College has been set at 98 per cent, according to figures released by the college Tuesday. "This cut-off set is determined on the basis of the marks scored...
  • 'DU's almost 100% cut off. That's why the world is there at Sharda University': The funniest Twitter reactions to St. Stephen's 98% cut-off marks June 18, 2014

    The cut-off for admissions to the four-year undergraduate economics and English programmes for students with commerce background in Delhi University's St.Stephen's College has been set at 98 per cent, according to figures released by the college. Admit it, if you were a student in these times, you would not have...
  • West Bengal: Four more children die in Malda hospital June 17, 2014

    Malda: Four fresh child deaths were reported in Malda Medical College and Hospital taking the toll in the unspecified illness to 20. Medical college vice-principal-cum-hospital superintendent MA Rashid on Tuesday said that the four, aged between two years and six years, were among six children admitted on Monday and died...
  • Violence against women: CM mulls martial arts training for girls in schools, colleges June 17, 2014

    Amidst rise in cases of crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday directed that martial arts training for girls should be introduced in schools and colleges so that they can learn self-defence. Yadav, who was reviewing the 24X7 1090 women helpline, asked Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan to...
  • This is awesome! Starbucks to provide free college education to thousands of its workers June 16, 2014

    In a move that will definitely improve the lives of its employees, US coffee chain Starbucks will provide a free college education to thousands of its workers through an arrangement with the Arizona State University, the New York Times reported adding that the company and the university will announce this...
  • Kerala: 9 students arrested for anti-Modi remarks in campus magazine June 15, 2014

    Guruvayur: Nine students of the Sree Krishna college were on Sunday arrested in the case pertaining to their campus magazine containing unsavoury remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, police said. Those arrested, and let off on bail soon, included Student Editor of the magazine, its sub-editors and editorial advisory...