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  • 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 28-03-2014 11:40 AM

    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...
  • Rashid Khan leads the field by four strokes in SAIL-SBI Open 27-02-2014 08:12 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: 2 Metro stations to be closed in view of Telangana protests 17-02-2014 10:01 AM

    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...
  • All four central Delhi metro stations reopened 21-01-2014 08:43 PM

    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...
  • Prince William given discount on fee at Cambridge: Report 19-01-2014 05:02 PM

    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 29-10-2013 06:47 PM

    Bangalore's Sharmila Nicollet fired a five under 67 to lead after Day 1 at the Rs.5 lakh Hero Womens Professional Golf Tour in the Jaypee Greens Golf Course in Greater Noida onTuesday. Trailing Sharmila by a stroke was Delhis Vani Kapoor. Sharmila had a brilliant round scoring the lowest total....
  • Vani Kapoor favourite for 13th leg of Hero Women's Professional golf 28-10-2013 07:32 PM

    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 Noidafrom October 29 to 31. The INR 5,00,000 event will also...
  • Noida City Centre Metro station to remain closed on Sunday 19-10-2013 09:11 AM

    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...
  • Norway's Espen Kofstad leads Wales Open 30-08-2013 03:31 PM

    Newport, Wales: Espen Kofstad of Norway closed his round with three straight birdies and an eagle, shooting a 7-under 64 on Thursday that gave him a two-stroke lead after the first day of the Wales Open. Kofstad, ranked No. 305, went out in the first group of the day and...
  • IGNOU introduces online services to help students during admissions 30-08-2013 01:14 PM

    The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has introduced website based students' services, an official statement said on Friday. Information on admissions, re-registration details, status of re-admission, change of elective courses, address checking, credit transfer effected, study centre opted, prospectus and application forms of various programmes is uploaded on the...
  • FTP: Should journalists have to pass an exam before they enter journalism? 21-08-2013 11:41 PM

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday said the media industry should consider holding a common exam for journalists, on the lines of that conducted by the Bar Council, after which they could be given licence to pursue the profession. ...
  • Protests over division of AP compel students to migrate to other states 21-08-2013 11:02 AM

    Prolonged agitations in Andhra Pradesh since 2009 for and against the division of the state have hit the student community hard with many of them migrating to other states for pursuing professional courses. Frequent bandhs, rallies, road blockades and strikes have been a regular phenomenon ever since the issue of...
  • Kolkata: Now, a course on love at Presidency University 04-08-2013 07:42 PM

    Kolkata: Come New Year, students at the Presidency University in Kolkata can opt for a course on the enigma of love, its vice-chancellor said on Sunday, adding that this was part of the new interdisciplinary studies programme. "The new course on love will deal with its sociological implications and will...
  • News briefs: Patna University extends hostel allotment date 03-08-2013 11:02 PM

    The final date of hostel allotment for the girls hostel of Patna University has been extended to August 24. The hostel rooms are still being allocated to the senior students. The first year students will be allotted hostel rooms after this. Rooms are allotted in Ganga Hostel, Mother Teresa Hostel,...
  • Delhi University's 10th list out, colleges still far from filling up seats 30-07-2013 01:49 AM

    Even though Delhi University accepted a record number of applications in 2013, the varsity seems to be finding it difficult to fill up seats as a number of colleges reopened admissions in the 10th cut off list issued on Monday night. With a deadline assigned to colleges by the university...
  • Govt to file review plea on SC order on common medical entrance 19-07-2013 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry will be filing a review petition on Supreme Court order on common medical entrance examination. The apex court on Thursday quashed the common medical entrance - National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) - for admission to MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses in medical colleges. Health Minister...
  • SC quashes NEET for medical courses, Health Minister upset 18-07-2013 09:19 PM

    New Delhi: It's been a nerve-wracking wait for over eight lakh medical aspirants out of whom seven lakh were hoping to get one of the 31,000 MBBS seats available in the country. But the Supreme Court's verdict has shattered their dreams of sitting for only one entrance test - the...
  • SC verdict on medical college admissions gets mixed response 18-07-2013 02:21 PM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India does not have the jurisdiction to hold a unified examination. The verdict evoked mixed response from members of medical...
  • SC to give final verdict on medical eligibility and entrance examination today 18-07-2013 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday is expected to deliver its final verdict on the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) which will decide the process for admissions into all medical and dental courses. In an interim order passed in May this year, the apex court had directed the...
  • Delhi University announces sixth cut-off list 15-07-2013 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi University (DU) on Sunday announced the sixth cut-off list for admissions to its various four-year undergraduate programmes. Courses up for grabs for general candidates include commerce, economics and English. There are 17 DU colleges where admission is still open for commerce programme with the cut-off ranging between...
  • Mumbai: Congress corporator assaulted by Shiv Sena leaders 26-06-2013 12:55 PM

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday was virtually converted into a battle-ground over the fate of the prestigious Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai. The deliberations turned ugly when a woman Congress corporator was assaulted by two Shiv Sena women colleagues and the matter reached the Azad Maidan Police Station...
  • Stick to the course and not to a college: Seema M Parhihar 06-06-2013 05:37 PM

    Dr Seema M Parhihar, associate professor of Geography at Delhi University's Kirori Mal College joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on admissions in humanities stream. Q. Will 4 yr degree course in English, lead to a job? Asked by: yamini A. Yamini there will be many avenues open for you...
  • 42,000 forms sold on first day of DU registration 06-06-2013 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: On day one of registration to Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), over 42,000 admission forms were sold, a university official said on Thursday. "There has been a record sale this year as 42,860 forms were sold compared to last year where the figure stood approximately at 30,000,"...
  • Phil Mickelson tuning up for US Open in Memphis 06-06-2013 12:02 PM

    Memphis, Tennessee: Phil Mickelson is playing the week before the US Open to make sure his game is sharp as possible, particularly after not playing very well at the Masters after taking off before that major. "I know that for me to be sharp mentally, especially into a tournament where...
  • Maharashtra CM denies giving Shiv Sena any assurance for a theme park 04-06-2013 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan says that he has not given any assurances to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for setting up of a theme park at the Mahalakshmi Race Course in Maharashtra. Uddhav had claimed on Sunday that a theme park will be set up at the...
  • Manassero nears 2nd straight win on European Tour 01-06-2013 06:17 PM

    Stockholm: Matteo Manassero remains on track for a second consecutive European Tour victory after taking a two-shot lead at the Nordea Masters on Friday. The 20-year old Italian, who won last week's BMW PGA Championship, added a 7-under 65 to his opening 66 for a 13-under total for two rounds...
  • Manassero birdies first 6 holes in Stockholm 30-05-2013 11:08 PM

    Stockholm: Matteo Manassero birdied his first six holes en route to a 6-under-par 66 and a share of the clubhouse lead on the first day of the Nordea Masters on Thursday. Four days after winning the BMW PGA Championship, Manassero's equal lowest score of the year tied with Pablo Larrazabal...
  • Delhi: HC quashes AICTE notices against IIPM 30-05-2013 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday quashed show-cause notices issued to the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) by the All India Council for Technical Eduction (AICTE) for running MBA and BBA courses without its approval, saying the technical body has no jurisdiction over the institution. "We...
  • Academicians lend support to DU's four-year programme 27-05-2013 01:41 AM

    New Delhi: With just days left for Delhi University's admission process to begin, over 80 academicians on Sunday issued a statement in support of the new four-year undergraduate programme and said detractors were spreading false and misguided propaganda. In the statement issued by DU Registrar, the academicians said a handful...
  • Matt Kuchar stays in lead at Colonial on a busy Saturday 26-05-2013 09:17 AM

    Fort Worth, Texas: Matt Kuchar finished a long Saturday at Colonial exhausted and still a stroke in front. "This morning feels like a day ago," Kuchar said. "It's hard to believe it's the same day." After making a 12-feet birdie putt at the par-3 16th hole, the same place where...