Courses

  • Delhi University clears 3 year format for under graduate courses 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi University's Academic and Executive Councils on Saturday approved the courses restructured from the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme to fit the new three-year format. Emergent meetings of the two statutory bodies of DU were held to clear the resolution on approval of the courses in order to facilitate the commencement...
  • Now, girls can pursue graduation for free July 13, 2014

    Girls doing graduation courses in government colleges will no longer have to pay their fees, Chhattisgarh government announced on Friday According to a report in Chattisgarh Khabar, the education for girls till class 12 has been free and with the new order, the education for their graduation will become free as...
  • DU asks department heads to expedite restructuring process July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University has asked heads of various departments to expedite the restructuring of undergraduate courses in the three-year format days after it had scrapped the controversial four-year programme. The Assistant Registrar of DU on Thursday instructed the concerned department heads to work in tandem with the Committee of Courses...
  • Fate of students at stake as DU scraps 4-year B Tech, BMS courses June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Delhi University bowing to UGC directives and scrapping the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), no more admissions will be taking place for the 4-year B Tech and Bachelor in Management Sciences (BMS) courses. The university's Principals' Association on Saturday cancelled the B Tech and BMS courses. Fate...
  • Delhi Metro again shuts one station June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday shut down its Race Course station for indefinite time due to the ongoing protest by UPSC aspirants against changes made in the pattern of the civil services examination. The Metro station was shut down at around 5 pm on Friday. "As nearly 1,200 protesters are still...
  • While many students cheer, those enrolled under FYUP feel betrayed by DU June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: While the Delhi University's decision to scrap Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP)has brought cheers to many DU aspirants, the students who are already enrolled under the programme are a worried lot. These B Tech students are holding protests outside the office of University Grants Commission demanding a written assurance...
  • UGC writes again to Delhi University seeking FYUP roll back June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: UGC has once again sent a letter to DU asking it to roll back the FYUP and immediately begin undergraduate admissions even as it sought legal opinion on the compromise formula proposed by the varsity. The development came after a day of hectic negotiations between the varsity and...
  • Delhi University FYUP row: Students suffer, ask if they are guinea pigs June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: With the fate of FYUP still in limbo, a group of Delhi University teachers and students in favour of the programme on Wednesday announced to continue their hunger strike for another 24 hours. Accusing the UGC of hatching a conspiracy to destroy the federal character of the Delhi...
  • 57 Delhi University colleges ready to admit students to the 3-year course June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has sent another letter to Delhi University on Tuesday asking it to admit students to the 3-year course. Out of 64 colleges, 57 has sent reply agreeing to comply with UGC directives. The press release issued by the UGC listed the colleges which have agreed...
  • Academicians raise voice against UGC order on 4-year course rollback June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the row over Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) raged, a group of academicians on Monday came out in support of it and dubbed the UGC's order for its rollback as a "blatant transgression of DU's academic freedom and autonomy". Addressing a press conference here, a member...
  • Watch: What students have to say about DU's proposed 4-year UG programme June 22, 2014

    Students applying to Delhi University colleges are anxious about the varsity's proposed 4-year Under Graduate programme. ...
  • Crocodile hazard on Aussie golf course June 6, 2014

    Sydney: Golfers are facing an unusual feature on a links in tropical northern Australia - crocodiles that live in the course's lakes. Two or three crocodiles of just over a metre (three feet) in length have recently been spotted at the Half Moon Bay Golf Course near Queensland state's coastal...
  • Uncertainty among DU students as government considers scrapping the 4-year UG course June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as students stand in long queues for admission forms, the question on everyone's mind is that whether the four year course in the Delhi University will be scrapped. The newly appointed Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani is in consultation with various stakeholders for reviewing the course. However,...
  • Grumpy? Now, a free online course on happiness! University of California, Berkeley, will teach 'The Science of Happiness' May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Bookstores, online shopping websites and social media are full of quotes, excerpts and videos about happiness -- or the quest for happiness. According to Huffington Post, there are over 75 million Google search results for the term and 40,000 happiness-related books available for purchase on Amazon.com. It is clear...
  • PM Modi to move to his official residence 7 RCR today: sources June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • PM Narendra Modi likely to move to 7 RCR on Friday: sources June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • Timeline: Narendra Modi's journey from 9 Ashoka Road to 7 RCR May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: From an outhouse of an MP's bungalow adjoning the BJP headquarters at 11 Ashoka Road to 7 Race Course Road, the official residence of the Indian prime minister, is just about five kilometers, but it just symbolises the long journey of prime minister-designate Narendra Modi and his rise...
  • Narendra Modi to shift to 7 RCR on Monday night May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi's much vaunted address 7 Race Course Road will get its newest occupant on Monday night when Narendra Modi will shift to his new official residence barely hours after taking oath as India's 15th prime minister. Sources said that Modi will move to the house after he attends...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 30 students who lost their families to get scholarships May 22, 2014

    A total of 30 children who lost their families in the riots in Muzaffarnagar last year, will get monthly scholarships, District Magistrate said The district authorities have identified 30 students who would be provided scholarships under the scheme. While school students will be provided a monthly scholarship of Rs 1000, students...
  • 7 RCR prepares to bid farewell to PM, 3 Motilal ready to host May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: There is a flurry of activity at two of the VIP bungalows in the Lutyen's Zone of the national capital, with one preparing to bid farewell to its special guest of 10 years while the other is being decked up to welcome its new resident. A sprawling bungalow at...
  • Andhra Pradesh Intermediate first year results out April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The results of first year Intermediate Public Examinations for general and vocational courses are out. Results are available on government-run website like http://examresults.ap.nic.in/ The results for both the General and Vocational Courses are available online. Candidates can view their results by entering their roll numbers. Nearly 19.78 lakh students registered...
  • A New York college is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus but students will have to learn how to twerk on their own time March 28, 2014

    A college in upstate New York is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus and won't even make students do any class twerk. The Saratogian newspaper reports the course will be offered by Skidmore College, a private liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs. Visiting Assistant Professor Carolyn Chernoff calls the course...
  • Rashid Khan leads the field by four strokes in SAIL-SBI Open February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A double bogey threatened to spoil his card but Rashid Khan made a superb recovery as he scored a three-under 69 to lead the field by four strokes at the halfway stage of the SAIL-SBI Open at the Delhi Golf Course on Thursday. The 23-year-old Indian, who launched his...
  • Delhi: 2 Metro stations to be closed in view of Telangana protests February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Two Metro stations near Parliament House will remain shut on Monday in view of possible protests over the Telangana issue. Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan stations will remain closed from 9 am to 5 pm, while Race Course and Patel Chowk stations will be kept open, a DMRC spokesperson...
  • Delhi Metro service to be curtailed on Republic Day January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro said on Thursday that its services will be partially curtailed on Republic Day for security reasons. It said the Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhavan stations will remain closed from 6 a.m. to 12 noon but the interchange facility at the Central Secretariat will be available. Patel Chowk and...
  • All four central Delhi metro stations reopened January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: All the four metro stations in north block which were closed upon the directions of Delhi Police in view of a dharna by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have been now reopened. "All four metro stations reopened at 8.08 pm," a DMRC official said. The four stations - Central Secretariat,...
  • Prince William given discount on fee at Cambridge: Report January 19, 2014

    Prince William has been given a hefty discount on his fees for a special course at Cambridge University, a media report said on Sunday. William, 31, is paying around 10,000 pounds to study agricultural management but the Mirror quoted sources as saying that they had expected the cost to be...
  • Sharmila Nicollet leads in Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour October 29, 2013

    Bangalore's Sharmila Nicollet fired a five under 67 to lead after Day 1 at the Rs.5 lakh Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour in the Jaypee Greens Golf Course in Greater Noida on Tuesday. Trailing Sharmila by a stroke was Delhi’s Vani Kapoor. Sharmila had a brilliant round scoring the lowest total. With an...
  • Vani Kapoor favourite for 13th leg of Hero Women's Professional golf October 28, 2013

    Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor will look to continue with her stellar form when she tees off at the 13th leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour 2013 to be held at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course in Greater Noida from October 29 to 31. The INR 5,00,000 event will also mark...
  • Noida City Centre Metro station to remain closed on Sunday October 19, 2013

    The Noida City Centre Metro station will remain closed on Sunday due to ongoing civil maintenance work, said a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation official on Friday. Trains will not run to and from the station from 6 am to 2 pm. During this period, the train service will be available up...