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  • Kolkata: Mentally-challenged man killed in NRS Medical College, no arrests yet 1 week ago

    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...
  • Bangalore: 'Guidelines' on snooping on students mere recommendation, says official November 9, 2014

    Speaking on the controversial guidelines to south Bangalore colleges over snooping on students, the Secretary of pre-University principal's association, Manjunath told CNN-IBN, "These are not guidelines, these are merely recommendation. We are not monitoring internet activities of students every time. Its just only when they are inside college premises." ...
  • Karnataka: Pre-University Principals' Association issues guidelines, colleges to snoop on students November 8, 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...
  • Photos: These 9 posters are a hilariously accurate description of the two kinds of engineering students you'll find in an Indian college November 8, 2014

    There are two kinds of students you'll find in an engineering college. You're either a back-bencher or the first one to grab the front seat. There are those who always take notes in class and then there are those who rely completely on the Xerox machine to get them through...
  • 'Beta, will you also get a 91 lakh package?' 11 struggles every engineering college student goes through during the campus placement season November 5, 2014

    A month away from final placements, IIT Kharagpur students are being flooded with pre-placement offers with a 20 per cent increase this year. The highest offer made till date stands at a staggering 91 lakh!The figures are as unreal as a unicorn for the average engineering student. Every engineering student...
  • Over 30 dengue cases reported in Bihar October 24, 2014

    Patna: With more than 30 dengue cases reported in Bihar till Friday, the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) here has set up a separate ward for dengue patients and the state government has sounded an alert, officials said. "Nearly half of the dengue patients detected so far are from Patna...
  • West Bengal: 11 infants die over three days in Malda Medical College October 23, 2014

    Kolkata: The ghost of crib deaths returned to haunt West Bengal with 11 infants losing their lives at the Malda Medical College and Hospital in the past three days, an official said on Thursday. Confirming the deaths, medical superintendent and vice principal MA Rashid said all the infants were underweight and...
  • Cyclone Hudhud damages seven colleges in Odisha October 23, 2014

    Odisha: Seven colleges in three southern Odisha districts have been damaged in cyclone Hudhud. Four colleges in Koraput district followed by two in Nararangapur and one in Gajapati were affected by the cyclone, officials said. "We have received damage reports from principals of the concerned colleges over telephone in the aftermath of...
  • Agra medical college to be upgraded: Harsh Vardhan October 7, 2014

    Agra: Union Health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday announced generous financial support to upgrade the century-old S.N. Medical College to AIIMS level. He asked the college administration to submit a Rs 200 crore plan to broadbase amenities and open up new super speciality departments so people not only from Agra but...
  • Patna stampede: Action against 8 doctors for absence when victims were brought to hospital October 7, 2014

    Patna: Days after 33 people were killed in a stampede in Patna, the Bihar government has acted against doctors for allegedly not being available when the victims were brought to the hospital. The Bihar government has suspended the Superintendent of the Patna Medical College and Hospital. It has also taken...
  • Patna stampede: CM Manjhi stunned during surprise visit to hospital October 5, 2014

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was left fuming during a surprise visit in the evening to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) to meet the Dussehra stampede victims as he found doctors unavailable in the Emergency Ward and the place wearing a filthy look. The chief minister was angered...
  • Gurgaon college girl's immolation attempt: ABVP seeks PM's intervention October 2, 2014

    Gurgaon: The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and HRD minister Smriti Irani seeking their intervention into the immolation attempt by a college girl here. ABVP activists at a meeting in sector 12 demanded high-level inquiry into the self-immolation attempt by Pinky Chauhan a...
  • Abetment of suicide: Bail plea of DU college employee rejected September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of a DU college employee in an abetment of suicide case of a woman, saying it earlier gave the relief to the co-accused principal but complete facts were not brought before it. Additional Sessions Judge Hemani Malhotra, who had...
  • College donates Rs 1.5 lakh towards Jammu and kashmir flood relief September 27, 2014

    Coimbatore: The city-based Rathinam College on Saturday handed over a cheque for Rs 1.5 lakh to the District Collector, Archana Patnaik, towards the Jammu and Kashmir Flood Relief Fund. The amount, contributed by the students, was handed over by the students' representatives and Chief Executive Officer of the college, an official...
  • Age at first drink linked to binge drinking risk September 24, 2014

    Washington: Teenagers who have their first drink at an early age are more likely to become a binge drinker or even an alcoholic, a new study has warned. An early age of onset of drinking is a risk factor for subsequent heavy drinking and negative outcomes, scientists found. The study found...
  • Police plan to turn Kerala capital 'tobacco-free' September 23, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala capital may turn into a tobacco-free city soon with city police taking several initiatives, including strict implementation of anti-tobacco laws. Close on the heels of the state government increasing the tax on cigarette, the city police has joined hands with "janamaithri" personnel, the community police wing of the...
  • First medical college in Palakkad under the Scheduled Caste department inaugurated September 20, 2014

    Palakkad: Kerela Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurated the first Medical College, started under the scheduled caste department, with majority of seats reserved for the backward classes. Speaking on the occasion, Chandy said, by starting a Medical College under SC department, Kerala has become a model for the country. The objective...
  • United Singhs thrash Yo Yo Tigers in World Kabaddi League September 15, 2014

    Bhatinda: The United Singhs thrashed Yo Yo Tigers 6735 in the Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) at Rajindra College Hockey Stadium on Monday. The 32point margin of defeat for the Tigers is the highest in the league. The opening quarter witnessed the United Singhs make five successful raids while skipper Sandeep Singh...
  • Seniors at Kirori Mal College locked me in a room, used foul language; it was an emotional torture, says popular singer Sanam Puri September 15, 2014

    My first interaction with Sanam Puri has been a lot like his music. Fun and unforgettable. And because he hasn't learnt the ropes of how to speak only 'appropriate' things while being interviewed, the discussion gets more enjoyable. From being ragged in Delhi University to his inability to use cuss...