Professors

  • India is facing huge cancer crisis: Experts 13-04-2014 06:35 PM

    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 06-03-2014 12:00 PM

    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...
  • The inventions of Professor Shonku: It's time someone invented the coffee pill 15-02-2014 12:18 PM

    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...
  • The CJ Show Teaser 01-02-2014 01:45 PM

    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 16-01-2014 10:06 PM

    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...
  • Delhi Univ Professor again questioned over alleged links with Maoists 09-01-2014 05:03 PM

    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 09-01-2014 04:39 PM

    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...
  • Heartened by the support: Suspended Mumbai University Professor 08-01-2014 03:59 PM

    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 08-01-2014 01:11 PM

    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...
  • Court raps activist for her children's PIL against Bharat Ratna to Rao 05-12-2013 03:21 PM

    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 26-09-2013 08:13 AM

    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...
  • News 360: 2 Indians among 69 people killed in Kenya mall attack 23-09-2013 09:07 PM

    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 22-09-2013 08:26 PM

    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...
  • House of disabled DU professor raided for 'storing stolen property' 13-09-2013 10:34 AM

    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...
  • Woman professor robbed near MP Home Minister's residence 10-09-2013 02:34 PM

    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...
  • Indian American professor receives top US environmental award 18-08-2013 02:29 AM

    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 26-07-2013 02:00 AM

    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 15-06-2013 04:53 PM

    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 11-06-2013 09:50 AM

    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...
  • NIPER students protest against alleged corruption by administration 02-04-2013 08:53 AM

    An assistant professor was sacked after he highlighted that government funds were being misappropriated by the administration. ...
  • Now, glasses that prevent jet lag and insomnia 22-11-2012 04:39 PM

    London: Here is good news for frequent flyers. Researchers have developed new 'time-control' spectacles which they claim reset the body clock to overcome jet lag and insomnia. The high-tech glasses emit a soft green glow which works on the human body clock to change our sleep patterns. Using the device,...
  • Professor arrest: Mamata, the Nero of Bengal

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    The path of self-destruction, that West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has embarked on since May, 2011, has been concrete-reinforced by her government's actions over...

  • Ujjain Professor murder: acquitted kills self 20-11-2011 03:20 PM

    Gwalior: Vimal Tomar main accused in Professor HS Sabharwal murder case in Ujjain, who was later acquitted, committed suicide, sources said on Sunday. A Nagpur court had acquitted Tomar and five others three years after the murder due to lack of evidence. The Supreme Court in 2010 had refused to...
  • Indian scientists decode arhar dal genome 03-11-2011 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: In a big breakthrough in genomics, Indian scientists claim to have decoded the genome of the arhar dal, which is also known as pigeon pea. Scientists say this will help in developing new varieties. They also say it will enhance productivity and possibly bring down the soaring prices...
  • 50 students get a chance to live their IIM dream 10-10-2011 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: Not everybody gets to walk up the famous steps of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. But the IIM dream just got true for these 50 lucky youths - if only for one day. They spent one full day on the IM-A campus, attending classes and getting a...
  • Real Heroes: Professor runs home for mentally challenged 11-08-2011 09:43 AM

    Prof Bhanumati runs a home for the mentally challenged in Thrisur. The children call her amma. ...