BANGALORE UNIVERSITY

  • Bangalore University sets up separate hostel for Northeastern students February 9, 2014

    Bangalore: After the tragic death of Arunachal boy Nido Taniam in Delhi, one the largest varsities in India the Bangalore University has now set up a separate hostel for Northeastern students. The university said that the idea behind it is to protect students from racial discrimination. "We will build...
  • 'Tigerman' takes on monkeys at Bangalore University November 27, 2012

    Bangalore: Authorities in the Bangalore University have been using the help of a tiger to get rid of the monkey menace. H Jagadeesh, a gardener at the Bangalore University, dresses like a tiger and in his majestic stripes, goes around trying to scare away the monkeys that have become a...
  • Bangalore law student gangrape: No breakthrough for police yet October 15, 2012

    Shock and anger at Bangalore's prestigious National Law campus after a student is allegedly gangraped. ...
  • Bangalore: Law student raped inside university campus October 15, 2012

    Bangalore: A 21yearold student of National Law School of India University in Bangalore was allegedly gangraped by eight men inside the adjacent Jnanabharathi campus of Bangalore University, police said on Monday. The secondyear student, staying in the university hostel, in her police complaint said the incident took place when she...
  • Terror trail: BU to keep eye on its students September 5, 2012

    Bangalore: Bangalore University plans to bring students, who take long leave and spend lavishly, under its scanner. The move comes in the wake of the arrest of terror suspect Shoaib Mirza, a final year MCA student at AlAmeen College recently. Speaking to Express, ViceChancellor Dr N Prabhu Dev said, Looking at...
  • Bangalore: Another BEd College under BU scanner July 28, 2012

    Bangalore: In a drive to expose erring teaching colleges, the Bangalore University Task Force Committee cracked down on yet another BEd College in the city on Friday. But this time, Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheets and partially written answer scripts of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science (RGUHS) were seized...
  • Exam Adalat to settle over 4,500 cases April 27, 2012

    BANGALORE: After a long wait, the Bangalore Universitys (BU) Examination Adalat was inaugurated on Thursday on the Central College campus to deal with grievances related to valuation, revaluation, issue of marks cards and declaration of results.Inaugurating the adalat, ViceChancellor Dr N Prabhu Dev made a few remarks and announcements related...
  • Bangalore: Road to BU ideal to test your spine April 17, 2012

    BANGALORE: If the political leadership is the mirror of how good a nation should be, then the roads of a city clearly mirrors its progress. Despite the plaudits Bangalore gets for being an IT hub and what not, the citys roads are truly a mess.Now, if we are talking about...
  • Bangalore University wakes up to Rs 5 crore junk February 13, 2012

    BANGALORE: Bangalore University ViceChancellor Dr N Prabhu Dev has woken up to the fact that the varsity houses scrap items worth at least Rs 5 crore. In response to the report published in The New Indian Express on Saturday, Prabhu Dev called in to say that he would look into...
  • Bangalore varsity to start course on civic sense January 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Alarmed by the increasing lack of civic sense in this garden cityturnedIT hub, Bangalore University plans to educate thousands of undergraduate students to be responsible citizens through a customised course at the undergraduate level. "The course topics are practical and relevant and focus on manifestations and consequences of citizens'...
  • BU VC mulls legal action against smear campaign January 3, 2012

    BANGALORE: In the wake of allegations that he was trying to sell 50 acres land in Jnana Bharathi campus for the proposed School of Economics, Bangalore University (BU) ViceChancellor Dr N Prabhu Dev is contemplating legal action against all parties involved in the smear campaign. A day after he sought...
  • Public vehicles banned on University campus? December 14, 2011

    BANGALORE: Sooner or later, Bangalore Universitys (BU) Jnana Bharathi campus roads may be closed for public vehicles. BU ViceChancellor Dr N Prabhu Dev proposed this plan to BBMP Commissioner M K Shankarlinge Gowda on Tuesday. I have met the commissioner and requested him to declare Jnana Bharathi roads as University...
  • Bangalore University denies affiliation renewal November 16, 2011

    BANGALORE: The fate of students studying in 12 colleges in the city hangs loose as Bangalore University (BU) is denying renewal of affiliation to them.This despite the respective colleges submitting checklists to the Local Inquiry Committees (LIC) appointed to look into the renewals.One such college is RBANMs First Grade Evening...
  • Students now grade professors at Bangalore Univ December 14, 2007

    Bangalore : In a bid to improve the quality of education, Bangalore University has decided to grade not just the students but the teachers as well. Starting this year, students in Bangalore University will rate each of their teachers in a confidential record, as part of a faculty quality check program....
  • K'taka to enhance IT grads' skills April 21, 2007

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government is looking to enhance the IT skills of its graduates. It is tying up with the private sector and launching finishing schools. They will offer postgraduate courses in communication skills, problem solving and voice training and etiquette. Says Secretary, Dept of IT, Karnataka, M N Vidyashankar "MeritTrac, a...
  • Bangalore prof in plagiarism row September 1, 2006

    Bangalore: While the bizarre incident of a professors murder in broad daylight by a group of students in Madhya Pradesh has shocked the nation, in Karnataka, a professor from the prestigious Bangalore University is being investigated on plagiarism charges. The Director of correspondence courses at the...