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  • AMU professor suspended for using objectionable language against VC on Facebook 6 days ago

    An associate professor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was on Wednesday suspended by the vice chancellor for allegedly using objectionable language against him on social networking site Facebook. "There is a prima facie case of gross misconduct against Dr Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi, Associate Professor in the Department of History at...
  • Suspended DU professor GN Saibaba's family will not be evicted: DU July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University (DU) on Saturday assured a court here that family members of its suspended professor G N Saibaba, arrested for his alleged Maoist links, will not be evicted from their residence provided by DU. "He (DU's counsel) is assuring orally that he will inform the authorities about the...
  • It's a black day in the history of DU: Dr Anil Jha June 28, 2014

    The Delhi University Academic Council on Saturday ratified the rollback of its Four-year Undergraduate Programme, going back to the three-year course. Pro-FYUP professors and members of the Academic Council, who attended the meet, protested outside the Vice Chancellor's office accusing him of damaging Delhi University's autonomy. "There was no discussion...
  • Pakistan afflicted with blowback effects of nurturing terrorism: Professor TV Paul June 13, 2014

    After the Karachi attack, Pakistan grapples with the issue of whether to continue talks with the Taliban, Professor TV Paul weighs in on the bigger picture, and what he calls the country's "geo-strategic curse". ...
  • Suspended police inspector declared absconder in woman professor's suicide case June 11, 2014

    A local court has declared a suspended police inspector, charged with abetting suicide of a woman professor, as an absconder. Judicial Magistrate First Class APS Chouhan's court issued the order on Tuesday declaring the suspended inspector, Upmanyu Saxena, as an absconder after police informed that he could not be traced despite...
  • Washington: Indian scientist inducted into elite group of professors June 9, 2014

    Washington: An eminent Indian-American space scientist has been inducted into an elite group of professors by the University of North Dakota for his contribution in the field of space research. Dr Santhosh K Seelan of the Department of Space Studies at the University of North Dakota (UND) was inducted recently into...
  • DU professor arrested on charges of working for banned Naxal organisation May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University professor G Saibaba was arrested by the anti-Naxal squad of Maharashtra Police on charges of working covertly for banned Naxal organisations. The move sparked protests against the arrest of the differently-abled professor of the prestigious varsity. The driver of the professor recounts the arrest. Deepak said, "They...
  • India is facing huge cancer crisis: Experts April 13, 2014

    London: India is facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment causing large-scale problems, experts said. Every year in India, around one million new cancer cases are diagnosed and around 600,000 to 700,000 people die from cancer in India, with this death toll projected to...
  • Manipur: BJP to field two professors in upcoming LS polls March 6, 2014

    Gangmumei Kamei and R K Ranjan, former professors of Manipur University, will be the BJP candidates in the coming Lok Sabha elections in the state, party sources said on Thursday. While Ranjan will contest from inner Manipur constituency (Valley districts), Kamei will be the candidate in the outer Manipur constituency (Hill...
  • The inventions of Professor Shonku: It's time someone invented the coffee pill February 15, 2014

    Among all the characters scripted by author and director Satyajit Ray, none is as loved as elderly scientist Professor Shonku. The Bengali science fiction hero, whose real name is Trilokeshwar Shonku, is an inventor by profession. Professor Shonku is a resident of Giridih, has a male-servant named Prahllad and a cat...
  • The CJ Show Teaser February 1, 2014

    Coming up on the Citizen Journalist show: A victim of racial abuse turns CJ to narrate his ordeal, Mumbai University professor who took classes on street following his termination shares his experiences and a CJ impact story. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Governor asks Mumbai University VC to resolve Prof Hatekar issue at the earliest January 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor today asked Mumbai University Vice Chancellor to resolve the issue arising due to suspension of economics Professor Neeraj Hatekar at the earliest, in an "amicable manner". Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar was asked to follow due procedure and resolve the issue in the larger interest of students and the...
  • Delhi Univ Professor again questioned over alleged links with Maoists January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Professor G Saibaba, an English professor with the Delhi University, is once again being questioned by the Maharashtra police. According to reports he is being questioned about his alleged links with the banned Maoists. This is not the first time he has been questione for his alleged links...
  • AAP students wing protests against Mumbai Univ professor's suspension January 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party students wing on Thursday held protest outside the Maharashtra Raj Bhavan to protest the suspension of Mumbai University professor Neeraj Hatekar. The AAP protestors were detained up by police and prohibitory orders under Section 144 have been imposed in the area. Professor Hatekar was suspended by Mumbai...
  • Heartened by the support: Suspended Mumbai University Professor January 8, 2014

    Mumbai University Professor Neeraj Hatekar was suspended for speaking out against alleged irregularities. There have been protests at the Mumbai University campus. The Aam Aadmi Party in Mumbai too has reportedly joined the demonstration that is being held by students at Mumbai University's Kalina campus. ...
  • Protests in Mumbai University over professor's suspension, AAP joins in January 8, 2014

    Mumbai: There have been protests at the Mumbai University campus after Professor Neeraj Hatekar was suspended for speaking out against alleged irregularities. The Aam Aadmi Party in Mumbai too has reportedly joined the demonstration that is being held by students at Mumbai University's Kalina campus. Professor Hatekar was suspended by Mumbai...
  • Court raps activist for her children's PIL against Bharat Ratna to Rao December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Activist Nutan Thakur got a rap from the court after it dismissed a PIL filed by her children challenging the Bharat Ratna awarded to Professor CNR Rao. The court reprimanded her daughter, a law student, saying it was evident it was drafted with the help of Nutan, who...
  • Top US Congressman condemns attack on Sikh professor in New York September 26, 2013

    A top US Congressman on condemned the attack on a Sikh professor in New York asserting that this kind of continued hate and violence against the community must end. "I am deeply troubled by the events that took place on Saturday near Central Park," Congressman Joe Crowley, Vice Chair of the...
  • News 360: 2 Indians among 69 people killed in Kenya mall attack September 23, 2013

    The terror attack in Nairobi is still on with ten hostages still being held as hostage. The 2 Indians among 69 people have died so far in the attack and the fear of an increase in the death toll persists. ...
  • 81-year-old IIT professor gives up water to save Ganga river September 22, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh: Environmental engineer and former IIT professor GD Agarwal, continuing his fast unto death to save the Ganga river for the 102nd day on Sunday, has now given up water too, a close aide said. Agarwal, 81, has been on fast in the Matr Sadan Ashram of Haridwar in Uttarakhand....
  • House of disabled DU professor raided for 'storing stolen property' September 13, 2013

    A joint team of Maharashtra and Delhi police on Thursday raided the house of a disabled DU professor for allegedly using the residence to store stolen property, police said. The residence of Delhi University English professor G N Saibaba, teaching at Ram Lal Anand College, was raided by a team of...
  • Woman professor robbed near MP Home Minister's residence September 10, 2013

    Two motorcycle-borne riders robbed a woman professor of Rs 1.25 lakh near Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Uma Shankar Gupta's residence, police said in Bhopal on Tuesday. Professor Anita Jain, Head of the Chemistry Department of Vidyapeeth Institute, who resides in Professor Colony, had gone to TT Nagar in order to withdraw...
  • Indian American professor receives top US environmental award August 18, 2013

    An Indian American professor of biological and agricultural engineering has been recognised by a top US environmental and water resources institute for his pioneering work in hydrology. Vijay P Singh, professor and Caroline ~~amp;amp; William N Lehrer distinguished chair in the department of biological and agricultural engineering at Texas A~~amp;amp;M...
  • HC directs CBI to conduct probe into IIT-M appointments July 26, 2013

    Chennai: Madras High Court on Thursday directed CBI to conduct a probe into appointments made in the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology-Madras between 1995 and 2000 for its correctness and legality. The court further directed the agency to prosecute the persons responsible, if it was found that any case of...
  • India Positive: Citizens become agents of change June 15, 2013

    Sometimes, it takes one person to stand up to tradition and bring change when the community refuses. An IIT professor just doing the same and acting as an agent of change by bringing tradition and modernity closer. ...
  • IIT professor conducts Maths, Science workshops for madrasa teachers June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A professor from IIT Delhi, Dr VK Tripathi, has been spreading communal harmony by teaching 400 madrasa teachers Maths and Science over the past seven years. As a teacher at the Madrasa Dar-ul-uloom Rahmania, Maulana Abdul Jabbar dedicates his entire day to the teaching of Urdu, Quran and the...
  • NIPER students protest against alleged corruption by administration April 2, 2013

    Students of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research or NIPER in Punjab's Mohali protested against the alleged large-scale corruption in the institute that was highlighted by an assistant professor, who was later sacked following the allegations. ...
  • NIPER students call off protest, await institute's response April 2, 2013

    Mohali: Students of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research or NIPER in Punjab's Mohali have called off their protests for 15 days, awaiting action from the management on the alleged large-scale corruption that was highlighted by an assistant professor and who was later sacked following the allegations. The assistant...
  • Vivekananda was the father of political Hinduism: Jyotirmaya Sharma March 18, 2013

    Author and Professor of Political Science, University of Hyderabad Jyotirmaya Sharma joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his book 'Cosmic Love and Human Apathy'. Q. How much of Vivekananda's legacy is a result of how what is attributed to him has been strung together by those that came after...
  • India's 'dolphin man' does his best to save the aquatic animal February 27, 2013

    Patna: Professor RK Sinha of Patna University is popularly known as India's dolphin man. Thanks to him, dolphins have now been declared as the National Aquatic Animal. Ganga is the lifeline to millions of its devotees. But along one of its many banks is a man who has devoted his life...