Colleges

  • Old-fashioned polio jab better than drops? 11-07-2014 04:33 PM

    London: Re-introducing a type of polio vaccine that became unpopular in the 1960s could hasten eradication of the crippling disease, according to a new study conducted in India. The study, by Imperial College London and the Christian Medical College in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, suggests that the injected polio vaccine (IPV),...
  • Manali dam tragedy: HC rejects engineering college's plea 09-07-2014 10:43 PM

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition of Hyderabad's VNR engineering college seeking recalling or modification of its order, directing it to pay Rs 2.5 lakh each to the kin of all the 24 students who were washed away by gushing waters of Beas river last...
  • Rajasthan sets up task force for 7 new medical colleges 08-07-2014 03:15 PM

    The Rajasthan government has set up a separate task force to complete the land allotment process for seven new medical colleges in the state, Medical and Health Minister R S Rathor said. New medical colleges' land allotment and building construction would be completed in the next two years and the...
  • Campus Calling: Is there any hope for a 70 percenter? 06-07-2014 03:23 PM

    On the last episode of this year's Campus Calling, Additional Group VC Amity Gurinder Singh takes your calls on queries on college admissions. ...
  • MPPEB scam probe turns murkier: Dean of medical college 'commits suicide' 04-07-2014 03:45 PM

    Dean of the Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, allegedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire at his official residence this morning, police said. The deceased identified as Dr DK Shakalye, was alone at home at the time as his wife was out for a morning walk, Garha...
  • Excited to have gotten through to SRCC: CBSE topper Sarthak Aggarwal 01-07-2014 03:44 PM

    The first cut-off lists of the Delhi University were released on Monday and believe it or not, it has hit a 100 per cent in three colleges. SRCC announced a cut-off of 98.2 per cent. ...
  • DU releases first cut-off list, 100 per cent mark in three colleges 01-07-2014 07:53 AM

    New Delhi: The first cut-off list of Delhi University for its undergraduate courses has for the third time touched the 100 per cent-mark with three rank outsider colleges this time putting the ceiling at maximum for admission to its B.Sc (Computer Science) course. After much delay due to the row...
  • Nearly 190 dead due to suspected encephalitis 30-06-2014 04:46 PM

    Nearly 190, mostly children from poor families, have died due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar in the last month with three more deaths on Monday, an official said. The maximum number of deaths took place in the state's Muzaffarpur district. Most of these children died at the government-run Sri Krishna...
  • Two killed, six injured in attack on family by armed unidentified people 29-06-2014 04:13 PM

    Two persons were killed and six others injured following an attack by armed unidentified people on a house here, police said on Sunday. Armed possibly with sticks, there intention was to loot, they said. Two of the victims, identified as Iqbal (27) and his uncle Majeed Khan (50) succumbed to...
  • Delhi University admissions likely to begin on July 1 28-06-2014 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: The much delayed admissions to Delhi University for undergraduate courses is likely to begin from July 1 with the first cut-off list expected to come out on June 30. While it comes as a breather to all the students aspiring to get a seat in the prestigious varsity,...
  • DU admissions likely to begin next week, pro-FYUP students protest 28-06-2014 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: Admissions in Delhi University are likely to begin from next week, now that the week long deadlock between the university and the University Grants Commission has finally come to an end. This came after DU agreed to revert to the three-year undergraduate system, rolling back the Four-year Undergraduate...
  • Bihar CM rules out involvement of Maoists in Rajdhani Express derailment in Chhapra 25-06-2014 12:36 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday ruled out the involvement of Maoists in the Rajdhani Express derailment in Chapra which left four persons dead and said the incident appears to be a result of "error" on the part of Railways. "Prima facie it does not appear to be...
  • Chennai: Medical student found dead; senior girl student arrested 24-06-2014 11:43 PM

    Chennai: A second-year paramedical girl student of a private medical college in Chennai was found dead in her hostel room under mysterious circumstances and a senior student has been arrested in connection with the case, police said on Tuesday. The body of the 19-year-old girl was found last night and...
  • SRCC follows other DU colleges, takes back cut-off list, defers admissions 23-06-2014 10:40 PM

    New Delhi: Falling in line with other Delhi University-affiliated colleges, Shri Ram College of Commerce on Monday withdrew its first cut-off list and deferred the admission process. The move came hours after it issued a provisional cut-off list for its undergraduate Commerce course. There has been an open war between...
  • Factory worker battling for life after friend's heinous prank 21-06-2014 01:46 PM

    An ordnance factory worker is struggling for life after a friend played a practical joke on him. He filled compressed air into the worker's intestine through his rectum by a high-power compressor, police said on Saturday. The incident took place Thursday in Muradnagar area of Ghaziabad but was reported on...
  • Delhi's St.Stephen's College sets cut-off at 98 per cent 18-06-2014 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: The cut-off for admissions to the four-year undergraduate economics and English programmes for students with commerce background in Delhi University's St.Stephen's College has been set at 98 per cent, according to figures released by the college Tuesday. "This cut-off set is determined on the basis of the marks...
  • 'DU's almost 100% cut off. That's why the world is there at Sharda University': The funniest Twitter reactions to St. Stephen's 98% cut-off marks 18-06-2014 12:27 PM

    The cut-off for admissions to the four-year undergraduate economics and English programmes for students with commerce background in Delhi University's St.Stephen's College has been set at 98 per cent, according to figures released by the college. Admit it, if you were a student in these times, you would not have...
  • West Bengal: Four more children die in Malda hospital 17-06-2014 05:37 PM

    Malda: Four fresh child deaths were reported in Malda Medical College and Hospital taking the toll in the unspecified illness to 20. Medical college vice-principal-cum-hospital superintendent MA Rashid on Tuesday said that the four, aged between two years and six years, were among six children admitted on Monday and died...
  • Violence against women: CM mulls martial arts training for girls in schools, colleges 17-06-2014 02:57 PM

    Amidst rise in cases of crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday directed that martial arts training for girls should be introduced in schools and colleges so that they can learn self-defence. Yadav, who was reviewing the 24X7 1090 women helpline, asked Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan...
  • This is awesome! Starbucks to provide free college education to thousands of its workers 16-06-2014 03:30 PM

    In a move that will definitely improve the lives of its employees, US coffee chain Starbucks will provide a free college education to thousands of its workers through an arrangement with the Arizona State University, the New York Times reported adding that the company and the university will announce this...
  • Kerala: 9 students arrested for anti-Modi remarks in campus magazine 15-06-2014 04:51 PM

    Guruvayur: Nine students of the Sree Krishna college were on Sunday arrested in the case pertaining to their campus magazine containing unsavoury remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, police said. Those arrested, and let off on bail soon, included Student Editor of the magazine, its sub-editors and editorial advisory committee...
  • Kerala: College Principal arrested for 'defaming' Narendra Modi in magazine 13-06-2014 11:26 PM

    Thrissur: The principal of a government polytechnic college has been arrested for defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi by featuring his photo in the college magazine under a list of "negative faces" with Adolf Hitler, George W Bush, Osama bin Laden and a few others. The principal M N Krishnan Kutty,...
  • PM Modi's picture in 'negative faces' list: 4 students among 7 booked 10-06-2014 08:34 PM

    Thrissur (Kerala): The principal of a government polytechnic in Kerala and four students were among seven people booked by police on Tuesday over putting a photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their campus magazine under a list of "negative faces" that also included Adolf Hitler and Osama bin Laden....
  • Is the stage where you belong? Study dramatics!: 7 offbeat courses that every student wants to know more about 10-06-2014 12:51 PM

    The CBSE results have been announced and the toppers seem to be inching closer to the perfect score every year. For an average student, the top courses in Delhi University are out of reach as even the fourth list for admission to most courses requires 95%! Don't be disheartened if...
  • Encephalitis spreads to other parts of Bihar, death toll climbs to 31 09-06-2014 10:55 PM

    Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), so far limited to Muzaffarpur district, has now spread to neighbouring districts of Vaishali, Samastipur, Sitamarhi, Sheohar and East Champaran as 33 cases were reported from these districts recently. Confirming the spread of the disease, Principal Secretary of Health Department, Deepak Kumar, said, "Cases have been...
  • Watch: How the Manali dam tragedy unfolded 09-06-2014 05:58 PM

    Twenty six tourists including twenty four engineering students from Hyderabad were missing after a river surge near Manali in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place after extra water was released from the Larji Dam at around 6 PM. The students were from VNR Vignana Jyothi College of Engineering...
  • Eight children die in West Bengal hospital 07-06-2014 12:56 PM

    Kolkata: As many as seven children in West Bengal's Malda district have died due to the litchi syndrome, a viral infection leading to sudden death, in the last five days, an official said Saturday. The deaths of the children aged between two and four years were reported at the state-run...
  • Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims 4 lives, 16 kids under treatment 05-06-2014 04:12 PM

    Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has claimed the lives of four children in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar in the last one week, district civil surgeon Dr Gyan Bhushan said. "According to our data, there have been four casualties till Wednesday evening, while 16 others are undergoing treatment at Sri Krishna Medical...
  • Cheap roof tile coating can clear heavy smog 05-06-2014 01:39 PM

    California: What if you can clean the air inside your home with roof tiles? This may soon be a reality with a roof tile coating that when applied to an average-sized residential roof breaks down the same amount of smog-causing nitrogen oxides per year as a car driven 17,600 km....
  • College lecturer, cousin stabbed by jilted lover 04-06-2014 11:22 PM

    A woman lecturer and her cousin were stabbed and injured allegedly by her jilted lover at the copper town of Musaboni in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on Wednesday, the police said. Mahi Mardi, the lecturer of Ghatsila College and a married woman, had rejected the marriage proposal of the...