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  • DU sets up weather station on Delhi School of Economics' terrace March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Finding the data provided by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) inadequate for studying the national capital's "micro-climate", Delhi University has set up its own weather station for more accurate and detailed weather updates. The varsity has also claimed that the weather station, which will record temperature, humidity, wind speed, rainfall...
  • World Cup 2015: South Africa seek clinical UAE job before quarters March 11, 2015

    South Africa came into the 2015 World Cup labelled as favourites and have largely lived up to the tag, notching up consecutive 400-plus totals in the tournament en route to booking their quarter-final berth. But their recent loss to Pakistan has thrown a spanner in the works. Come Thursday (March 11),...
  • World Cup 2015: Amla, Du Plessis star as South Africa thump Ireland March 3, 2015

    Ireland came into the match at the Manuka Oval high on confidence after victories in their first two games. South Africa, one of the pre-tournament favourites, presented a far sterner test than West Indies and United Arab Emirates, however, and ruthless batting from Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis...
  • ICC World Cup: Mountain fires worry Dale Steyn ahead of landmark match March 2, 2015

    Cape Town: South African fast bowler Dale Steyn plays his 100th one-day international on Tuesday looking to regain top form despite being distracted by mountain fires raging near his home in Cape Town. "Massive fire behind my house in Stonehurst! Plz be safe and watch out for the mountain animals trying...
  • Now, free legal advice, training at DU's legal aid clinics March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: To extend free advice on questions of law and offer consultations on matters like property rights, Delhi University is hosting legal aid clinics which will not be restricted only to the varsity fraternity but open to all. The clinics, which will also impart para-legal training to DU students and...
  • World Cup: South Africa slowly building up momentum, says Du Plessis February 10, 2015

    Christchurch: South African batsman Faf du Plessis Tuesday said they are slowly building up intensity ahead of their opening match of the World Cup against Zimbabwe in Hamilton on Sunday. South Africa play their last warm-up game against co-hosts New Zealand here Wednesday. "With New Zealand tomorrow we will play with a...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd T20 at Kingsmead January 14, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies won the toss and elected to field first. Teams: South Africa: MN van Wyk, RR Hendricks, RR Rossouw, JP Duminy, JL Ontong(c), F Behardien, D Wiese, WD Parnell, KJ Abbott, M de Lange, AM Phangiso West Indies: LMP Simmons,...
  • Proteas rest captain Du Plessis for final Twenty20 January 13, 2015

    Cape Town: South Africa will rest captain Faf du Plessis for the final Twenty20 international against West Indies in Durban on Wednesday as they seek to manage his long-term hip injury ahead of the 50-over World Cup. Du Plessis scored the second fastest century in Twenty20 internationals, off 46 balls, on...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 2nd T20 at Wanderers January 11, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies won the toss and elected to field first. Teams: South Africa: F du Plessis*, MN van Wyk†, RR Rossouw, DA Miller, JL Ontong, F Behardien, D Wiese, KJ Abbott, M de Lange, Imran Tahir, AM Phangiso West Indies: Darren...
  • Gayle, Pollard back as West Indies face South Africa in 1st T20 January 9, 2015

    After suffering a humiliating 2-0 Test series defeat, the West Indies will look to bounce back against South Africa in a three-match Twenty20 international series starting on Friday at Newlands. South Africa have rested their key players and have opted for an experimental squad for the shortest format of the game...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 1 January 2, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: West Indies opt to bat against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Alviro Petersen, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla (capt), AB de Villiers (wk), Stiaan van Zyl, Temba Bavuma, Simon Harmer, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel West Indies: Kraigg...
  • 2nd Test: Faf du Plessis reaches hundred before rain on Day 2 December 27, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: Faf du Plessis' century and subsequent dismissal were the only highlights of the rain-hit second day of the second Test between South Africa and West Indies at St. George's Park with just six overs of play possible on Saturday. South Africa added 19 runs to their overnight total for...
  • Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis punish West Indies for fielding lapses December 26, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: Dean Elgar and Faf du Plessis punished West Indies for fielding lapses as South Africa built a strong position on the first day of the second Test in Port Elizabeth, on Friday. South Africa were 270 for two at the close after being sent in to bat in overcast...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2 December 18, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla plundered centuries for South Africa as the West Indies made poor use of favorable bowling conditions on day one. After winning the toss and electing to bowl on the back of some...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1 December 17, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: West Indies opted to field against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Dean Elgar, Alviro Petersen, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla (capt), AB de Villiers, Stiaan van Zyl, Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Kyle Abbott West Indies:...
  • Indian women's team poised to win Test November 18, 2014

    Mysuru: The Indian women's team was on the threshold of victory against South Africa who, following on, were 83 for six, still 84 runs in arrears, at stumps on the third and penultimate day of the one-off Test, here Tuesday. India, after making 400 for six declared in their first innings,...
  • South Africa can break World Cup jinx: Du Plessis November 13, 2014

    Sydney: South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis believes they have a team that can win the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand Feb 14-March 29. Talking about his team's chances in the quadrennial One-Day International (ODI) tournament, du Plessis said, "It's too...
  • DU's School of Open Learning yet to implement semester system November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Four years after Delhi University implemented semester system for various courses, its distance education wing still continues to operate in the annual mode, hindering the prospect of meritorious students seeking migration to regular colleges. After the row over the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), DU students and teachers are now...
  • DU students to be trained for 'Swachh Bharat' campaign November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University students will now be trained to work in the five villages adopted by the varsity as part of the Centre's Swacch Bharat campaign. The DU has adopted five villages -- Majra Dabas, Jatkhore, Sevapuri, Timarpur, Nandnagri -- on the outskirts of the northern part of the national...
  • HC seeks DU response on plea questioning Ph.D, M.Phil entrance process October 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court has sought the response of Delhi University (DU) on a plea by a lawyer who has alleged that the varsity's admission process for M.Phil and Ph.d courses is "arbitrary". Justice Manmohan issued the notice to DU and sought its reply by March 16, 2015, the next...
  • Abetment of suicide: DU college principal summoned as accused September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The principal of a Delhi University college has been summoned as accused by a court in an abetment of suicide case of a woman employed with the institution, saying there was sufficient prima facie material to proceed against him. Metropolitan Magistrate Jagminder Singh summoned Bhim Rao Ambedkar College principal...
  • Concerned CSA vows to crack down on balltampering by its players September 15, 2014

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) is concerned about its national players gaining notoriety for balltampering and vowed not to tolerate such behaviour. At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Sunday, CSA board member Vusi Pikoli, a leading figure in South Africa's legal industry, said he was "deeply concerned" with allegations...
  • BJP president congratulates ABVP on its victory in DUSU polls September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday congratulated the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad for sweeping the Delhi University Students' Union elections by winning all the four posts after a gap of 18 years. "I congratulate ABVP for winning all 4 panels in DUSU elections. The students & karyakartas of DU...
  • Election fever grips Delhi University September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University authorities are gearing up to ensure smooth conduct of the September 12 students union polls for which campaigning process has intensified. "With the nomination process coming to an end, we have started making the arrangements for the EVMs. DU is the only Indian university to use electronic...
  • Du Plessis leads South Africa to triseries win at Harare September 6, 2014

    Harare: Faf du Plessis led South Africa to a sixwicket win over Australia in the final of the oneday international triseries at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. Du Plessis hit 96 from 99 balls and just missed out on his fourth century in five innings in the tournament as South Africa...
  • DU student alleges rape by traffic police constable September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A 21yearold Delhi University student has accused a Delhi Traffic Police constable of raping her two months ago. The constable, Giriraj Singh (23), has been detained for questioning. Singh, a resident of Ghaziabad, was posted in Samai Pur Badli area since 2013 and had befriended the girl, who is pursuing...
  • Triseries: South Africa cruise past Zimbabwe to enter final September 4, 2014

    Harrare: South Africa eased to a 63run win over Zimbabwe on Thursday and will play Australia in the oneday international triseries final at Harare Sports Club. Faf du Plessis hit his third century in four games to take South Africa to 2716 batting first and just about guarantee them a place...
  • NSUI, AISA aim to garner northeast students' votes using racism as issue for upcoming DU polls September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Students organisations are trying hard to garner votes of northeast students in the upcoming Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) polls, with "ending racial discrimination" becoming an important issue in their manifestos. In their manifestos, the Congress' student wing National Students' Union of India (NSUI) and Leftwing All India Students'...
  • Faf du Plessis fills Jacques Kallis void, says can get even better September 3, 2014

    Faf du Plessis has cemented his number three position in South Africa's oneday international (ODI) lineup with successive centuries against Australia but the batsmen believes he can get even better before next year's World Cup. "I'm hitting the ball nicely, but I feel I can still improve quite a bit," he...
  • Triseries, Match 5: Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs to reach final September 2, 2014

    Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs in their triangular series oneday international on Tuesday as Mitchell Marsh served up a matchwinning display with bat and ball. The big victory stopped Australia's minislump of two straight losses and put them into Saturday's final of the threeteam tournament at Harare Sports Club....