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  • What Disney characters would look like if they were college students 3 hours 55 minutes ago

    Ever wonder what Ariel, Aladdin, Peter Pan or Snow White would be like in college? Rubén, a talented artist from Spain made illustrations of our favourite Disney characters in terms of what they would look like if they were collegiate. ...
  • What would college placement interviews look like if everyone suddenly became brutally honest February 25, 2015

    Imagine a world without any kind of pretense and lies. Where honesty is the only policy. Our own world is pretty much the opposite of that. Diplomacy, political correctness, flattery and white lies are all that we have. And that is pretty much at it's peak during job interviews. You...
  • Swine flu under control, says Maharashtra health minister February 19, 2015

    Nagpur: The Maharashtra government on Thursday claimed that all is well on the swine flu front though it has officially admitted 83 deaths so far. Swine flu which broke out in Maharashtra is under control though some deaths have been reported, Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant told in Nagpur. He claimed...
  • 'If I were FM, I would increase the number of government medical colleges' February 18, 2015

    Dr Manoj Gumber, a nephrologist based in Ahmedabad, has worked in both the government sector as well as the private sector that delivers healthcare to people. He says the number of government medical colleges that have been set up over the past four decades is grossly low, medical insurance still...
  • Monkey fever claims woman's life in Kerala February 11, 2015

    Kozhikode: In a first such case in Kerala, 'monkey fever' has claimed the life of a 50-year-old woman in Wayanad. Omana of Kattunayakkan colony near Pulpally was admitted to Sultan Bathery Taluk hospital two weeks ago with symptoms of the Kyasnur forest disease also known as monkey fever, District Medical...
  • Bangladesh: 10 newborn die mysteriously within 12 hours February 10, 2015

    Dhaka: Ten newborn babies have died mysteriously within 12 hours at a major state-run hospital in Bangladesh, prompting authorities to launch a probe into the incident. "Five of the 10 babies were neonatal who were born only yesterday and the oldest among the children was a one and half year...
  • Madras High Court bans beauty contests in schools and colleges in Tamil Nadu February 6, 2015

    Chennai: The Madras High Court banned beauty contests and peagents in schools and colleges across Tamil Nadu on Friday. Following the orders, students across Tamil Nadu will no longer be allowed to walk the ramp or flaunt their beauty and fashion sense. An interim order said a circular must be issued...
  • Bihar: Three-year old found hanging on tree, rape suspected January 31, 2015

    Madhubani: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and found unconscious in naked condition hanging upside down from a tree at Banka in this district of Bihar on Saturday. The villagers brought the girl with serious injuries down from the tree after they discovered her on Saturday morning. She was rushed to...
  • Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman accorded state funeral, tributes pour in January 27, 2015

    Pune: Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman, who died at the age of 94 after suffering multi-organ failure, will be cremated in Pune on Tuesday. The Maharashtra government has announced that Laxman will be accorded a state funeral. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will attend the last rites of Laxman, who will be...
  • Mark-sheets with fake seals of Rajasthan college found in Kolkata January 17, 2015

    Jodhpur: Engineering mark-sheets bearing fake seals and signatures of a state-run university were found to be trading in Kolkata, police said. Mark-sheets of B.Ed with fake seals and signatures of Jodhpur-based Jai Narayan Vyas University were found by a student in Kolkata under an RTI inquiry, they said. After having a couple...
  • Delhi: Fire breaks out in IGL pipe line, traffic affected on Ring road January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A fire broke out on Friday morning at 9:30 am in an Indraprast Gas Limited pipeline supplying cooking gas located near Venkateshwara college in south Delhi area. At least three cars parked near the pipeline caught fire. Eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot to stop the fire that...
  • DU agrees to hand over medical college to Delhi government January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A row is brewing within Delhi University over its acceptance of a central decision for the transfer of University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) to Delhi government with its Executive Council (EC) members slamming the move as being "unilateral" and "undemocratic". "The decision (was) communicated to the ministry on...
  • UK college offers selfie course for $160 January 5, 2015

    London: A UK college is offering its students a new course on the art of selfies and chance to become fully qualified selfie-takers. City Lit College will offer a first ever 'selfie course' for Euro 132 (USD 160) starting this March called "The art of photographic self-portraiture". The month-long course consisting of...
  • Law colleges could help in shaping good judges: Justice Oka December 23, 2014

    Thane: Justice AS Oka of Bombay High Court has called upon the law colleges to teach the students how to become good judges, in addition to being good lawyers. Stressing the need for more judges in the country's courts, he said law colleges could help in shaping them up. Justice...
  • Smriti Irani lays foundation stone of east Delhi campus of GGSIPU December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday laid the foundation stone of an 18.75 acre east Delhi campus of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), which will be equipped with modern facilities including solar power panels and geo-thermal cooling systems. The Rs 285-crore campus to come up in the...
  • Sherwoood college death: Mother asks Centre to intervene, demands school principle's resignation December 1, 2014

    The mother of Shaan, the class nineth student who died at the prestegious Sherwoood college in Nanital, met Women And Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday and called for a thorough probe into her son's death. She has demanded the principal's resignation saying he refused to take her sons...
  • Sherwood College student's death: Family meets Maneka Gandhi, seeks justice December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Family of the Sherwood school student Shaan Shreshta, who died of septicemia in November, met Union Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi in Delhi on Thursday. The grieving family has demanded action against the college's principal. Maneka Gandhi has assured the family members that she would...
  • Hyderabad: Scuffle between college students turns fatal, one dead November 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: A scuffle between students in a prestigious institute in Hyderabad turned fatal for one of them who died of head injuries on Saturday. The 20-year-old deceased got into a fight with his senior after the latter allegedly harassed one of his classmates. Police have registered a case against the accused...
  • Kolkata: Mentally-challenged man killed in NRS Medical College, no arrests yet November 21, 2014

    Kolkata: Five days have passed since a mentally challenged patient was brutalised and murdered inside the premises of one of the premier state run medical colleges and hospitals in Kolkata and the police is yet to arrest a single suspect. The victim, Kurban Shah, a resident of the Ulberia in Howrah...
  • Delhi University student killed for honour: How do we change mindsets? November 20, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country, assesses views on honour killing. ...
  • Kolkata: Mentally-challenged man brutally murdered in NRS Medical College, no arrest yet November 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Four days have passed since a mentally challenged patient was brutalised and murdered inside the premises of one of the premier state run medical colleges and hospitals in Kolkata and the police is yet to arrest a single suspect. The victim, Kurban Shah, a resident of the Ulberia in...
  • Delhi University girl murdered by parents over inter-caste marriage November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. The deceased, identified as Bhawna Yadav, a final year student of Sanskrit Honours at Venkateswara...
  • Odisha: College student kills classmate over love affair November 19, 2014

    Cuttack: A 20-year-old college student was arrested by Cuttack city police on Wednesday for allegedly killing his classmate and throwing his body into river water over a triangular love affair. Police said that they arrested Amulya Sahoo (20), a student of Stewart Science College and a...
  • Thief lynched, allegedly bobbitised by junior doctors in Bengal November 17, 2014

    Kolkata: A man in his mid-20s, suspected to be a cellphone thief, was lynched and allegedly bobbitised by a group of students and junior doctors in the state-run NRS Medical College and Hospital. Some junior doctors and others have been detained in connection with the incident. Hospital sources said the man was...
  • WB: 1st year student found dead near railway tracks in Howrah after being ragged by seniors November 16, 2014

    Kolkata: A first year college student from Bihar was found dead near railway tracks at the Uluberia station in Howrah, West Bengal on Sunday. The student was allegedly being ragged and beaten by some seniors in his college. The victim's father claimed that he was murdered and the body was...
  • Yes, I was ragged, called 'Gujju Ben' by boys who'd often block my way, says Dalmia College alumnus Deepshikha Nagpal November 13, 2014

    Deepshikha Nagpal may not have been a bookworm who'd score a perfect 100 in all her subjects at school and university exams, but with her consistent and unswerving efforts, she succeeded in being a performer, something she takes huge pride in. Currently in Chandigarh to shoot for her upcoming film,...
  • Defence forces should cut dependence on imported wares, says Pranab Mukherjee November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The defence forces should reduce dependence on imported equipment, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said, noting that they should be equipped with modern weapons to counter complex security threats, including the scourge of international terrorism. Citing recent increase in FDI ceiling in defence from 26 to 49 per...
  • Factors likely to determine polling pattern in Jharkhand November 11, 2014

    Ranchi: Jharkhand is well known for two things: rich mineral wealth and oldest tribes. Much has been said about the development of this backward region but no party has come up with a clear vision to take the state forward. We spoke to students, young executives, writers and people from all...
  • Karnataka: Pre-University Principals' Association issues diktats for girl students November 9, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Pre-University Principals' Association in Karnataka has issued a controversial set of guidelines to pre-university colleges in South Bengaluru over safety and security of women. Colleges will be expected to monitor the time when female students enter and exit the college. College authorities also have to ensure that birthday parties...
  • JNU sets up panel to check pollution, accidents on campus November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Jawaharlal Nehru University has set up a committee to implement policies which will help check rising pollution and regulate traffic on the campus. The decision to set up 'Traffic Planning Committee' was taken by the administration recently and was informed to JNU Teachers' Association (JNUTA), which had raised...