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  • This tribute to life at an engineering college is just too perfect Yesterday

    Life at an engineering college, from the moment you enter the gates, to the moment you leave is a beautiful thing. Classes, assignments, friends, love, interviews and placements; everything that happens in a span of 4 years is a thing to be cherished, and this video sums it up beautifully! ...
  • Caught on camera: Principal thrashes students at a Bengaluru engineering college 4 days ago

    Principal of Sea college of engineering Padmaraju has been caught on camera beating a group of students. The college students say the Principal has been abusing students for the past several years, often using canes or rods. No case has been filed so far. ...
  • Kerala: 13 convicted for chopping off professor TJ Joseph's hand in 2010 5 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Thirteen people have been found guilty in connection with the attack on professor TJ Joseph by religious extremists in 2010. Popular Front of India members attacked and chopped off the professor's hand as they felt a question in a paper set by him had derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammed....
  • This man's poem on when his rapist showed up on his 'people you may know' tab on Facebook, is so powerful 6 days ago

    A lot of times we, as a society, seem to be living in denial about a thing that is very much prevalent. Even though rapes and rape culture has been addressed so often in recent times, we somehow miss out that even males can be a victim of this.Kevin Kantor...
  • Session VI: Full lecture of Dr. Valson Thampu on identity, violence April 26, 2015

    St Stephen's principal Dr. Valson Thampu delivered the sixth lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was identity and violence. The lecture focused on antomy of violence, identity and religious fundamentalism and the cultural matrix. ...
  • This video sums up the whole craze of the entire internet going gaga over nostalgia April 26, 2015

    Of late the whole internet has just become one giant pot of nostalgia. Being nostalgic about the 90s and #ThrowbackThursday has just about reached it's saturation point. Nostalgia used to be an emotion that was spontaneously felt; not a trend that it has become today. This video perfectly sums up the...
  • Australian Islamic college bans girls from running fearing they will lose 'virginity' April 24, 2015

    Melbourne: An Islamic college has banned its girl students from participating in running competitions as its principal believes it may cause them to "lose their virginity", prompting an investigation by an Australian regulatory body. According to 'The Age', the issue of banning the girls from running by the Al-Taqwa College...
  • Part 6 of St Stephen's lecture to be on Identity and Violence April 24, 2015

    In part six of St Stephen's and Network18 joint initiative where the former will offer a certificate course in 'Citizenship & Cultural Richness' with weekly classes conducted by its regular faculty and distinguished alumni, the discussion will on identity and violence. The lecture will be delivered by St Stephen's principal Dr....
  • Don't give MBA admissions till April 28, Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra private colleges April 23, 2015

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday restrained the private colleges in Maharashtra from granting admissions to MBA courses on the basis of common entrance test (CET) held in March this year till April 28. The order was passed by a division bench headed by Justice...
  • Session V: Full lecture of Giti Chandra on identity, violence April 19, 2015

    The English professor at St Stephen's college Giti Chandra delivered the fifth lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was identity and violence. The lecture focussed on nature of different kinds of violence, how they are narrated and by whom and how...
  • Relief for St Stephen's Devansh Mehta, SC stays his suspension order April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: In a relief for St Stephen's student Devansh Mehta, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed his suspension order. Mehta was suspended by the college on Wednesday for launching an online magazine. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court has sent a notice to the prestigious college of the Delhi University. Students...
  • Rohtak college expels 13 Kashmiri students studying under PM's scholarship scheme April 17, 2015

    Rohtak: Thirteen Kashmiri students enrolled in the Prime Minister's special scholarship scheme have been expelled from their college hostel in Rohtak. The students were studying at the Rohtak Engineering College under the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship. The college has said that they have not been receiving the fees promised to them...
  • Session IV: Full lecture of Justice Madan B Lokur on social justice, public interest litigation, civil society April 12, 2015

    The Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur delivered the fourth lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was social justice, public interest litigation and civil society. Justice Lokur gave a brief introduction to the Constitution, importance of various courts, role of...
  • Part 4 of St Stephen's lecture to be on social justice, public interest litigation, civil society April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: In part four of St Stephen's and Network18 joint initiative where the former will offer a certificate course in 'Citizenship & Cultural Richness' with weekly classes conducted by its regular faculty and distinguished alumni, the discussion will be about social justice, public interest litigation and civil society. The...
  • West Bengal: 10 dead, 50 injured in a bus accident in Burdwan April 10, 2015

    Burdwan: At least 10 people were killed and 50 others were injured in a bus accident in West Bengal's Burdwan district. The bus was on its way to Nabadwip when it lost control and turned turtle. The injured are being treated at Burdwan Medical college. ...
  • West Bengal: Spurned lover throws acid at classmate April 6, 2015

    Canning: A girl suffered burn injuries when her college classmate threw acid at her for rejecting his proposal in South 24 Parganas district, police said on Monday. The girl, a BA first year student was returning from tuition at Belegachii village when her classmate Enamul Sardar intercepted her and proposed to...
  • Session III: Full lecture of Dr Valson Thampu on Individual, Family and Society April 5, 2015

    The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the third lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness. The theme of discussion was Society. Every individual takes a position within the social framework which can be either passive or active and one gets the society s/he deserves. It is...
  • Kenyan survivor of school killings is found in hiding April 4, 2015

    Garissa: A survivor of the killings at Garissa University College was found on Saturday, two days after the attack by Islamic extremists killed 148 people. Cynthia Charotich, 19, said from her hospital gurney that she hid in a large cupboard and covered herself with clothes, refusing to emerge even when some...
  • Part 3 of St Stephen's lecture to be on society, one's position within social framework April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: In the part three of St Stephen's and Network18 joint initiative where the former will offer a certificate course in 'Citizenship & Cultural Richness' with weekly classes conducted by its regular faculty and distinguished alumni, the discussion will be about the society and our position within the social...
  • Expand education infrastructure to create employment opportunity for youngster: President April 3, 2015

    Kolkata: There is a need to expand primary and higher education facilities in the country to increase employment opportunities for younger generations, President Pranab Mukherjee has said. He has expressed concern that none of India's over 700 universities and around 36,000 degree colleges finds place in world's top 200 educational institutes...
  • Over 70 dead as masked gunmen attack Garissa University: Kenya interior minister April 2, 2015

    Nairobi: Al-Shabab gunmen stormed a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn on Thursday, killing more than 70 people in the group's bloodiest attack in the East African country, officials said. Four of the gunmen were killed by security forces. In the attack, which turned into a hostage siege that continued into...
  • Bengaluru: Office assistant accused of firing at two girls arrested April 1, 2015

    Bengaluru: College office assistant who shot dead a 17-year-old girl and injured her friend in South East Bengaluru has been arrested by the police on Wednesday afternoon. The injured friend has been admitted to a nearby private hospital. Reportedly, the incident took place inside college premises. The deceased is a second-year pre-university...
  • Bengaluru: 17-year-old girl shot dead by college office assistant, another girl injured April 1, 2015

    Bengaluru: A 17-year-old girl was shot dead and her friend injured by a college office assistant in South East Bengaluru on Tuesday when she was on her way to college. The girl succumbed to her injuries on the spot while the injured friend has been admitted to a nearby private...
  • Session II: Full lecture of Dr Valson Thampu on Individual, Family and Society March 22, 2015

    The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the second lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness. The topic of discussion was Individual, Family and Society. He highlighted the importance of time, saying, "The way we manage time is a very reliable index to our personality." ...
  • Kerala: Seeking gender equality, 250 girl students sit in protest against college March 19, 2015

    Thiruvanthapuram: In a unique protest in Kerala, a group of 250 girls held a sit in seeking gender equality. The girls from the College of Engineering in Thiruvanthapuram broke their 6.30 pm hostel curfew and protested in front of their college. The girls are seeking that that their hostel curfew...
  • IMF for greater say to India; US not ratifying reforms: Christine Lagarde March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Pitching for greater say to India at the IMF, its chief Christine Lagarde on Monday said the US is "not ratifying" the quota reforms that would facilitate larger roles of emerging economies at the multilateral institution. The International Monetary Fund is looking at alternatives to realign quotas that...
  • Full lecture of Dr Valson Thampu on Individual, Family and Society March 15, 2015

    The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the first lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness on Saturday. The topic of discussion was Individual, Family and Society. Dr Thampu stressed on the fact that we need to make our growth the most important thing in life. ...
  • Dr Thampu delivers 1st lecture on Individual, Family and Society, says one should be committed to their own growth March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the first lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness on Saturday. The topic of discussion was Individual, Family and Society. Dr Thampu stressed on the fact that we need to make our growth the most important thing in life....
  • AAP facing & growing-up problems, says party leader Ashutosh March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh on Thursday compared the on-going crisis in the party as "growing-up problems" and said the outfit's transition from agitation mind frame to a political party was yet to complete. He also termed the party's current phase as most "vulnerable" and compared it to a...
  • Justice Madan Lokur tells CNN-IBN he's proud to be part of citizenship and cultural enrichment course March 11, 2015

    Network18 and St Stephen's college have joined hands to offer the citizenship and cultural enrichment course which is aimed at harnessing the educational resources of the media fraternity. Justice Madan Lokur is proud to be part of the initiative. He told CNN-IBN, "I'm very happy that St Stephen's College has...