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  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Students hold protest, demand fresh probe 5 hours 43 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The students of Jadavpur University in Kolkata held a massive protest outside the university campus on Tuesday night. The agitating students were demanding a fresh probe into a molestation incident in which a woman student was dragged to the men's hostel and sexually assaulted by a group of ten...
  • Want to convert Kerala into global destination for higher studies, says CM Chandy 6 hours 39 minutes ago

    Thrissur: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday said that his Government wanted to convert the state into a global destination for higher studies with institutions of international standards. Speaking after declaring St Thomas' College of Thrissur Catholic Archdiocese, as an autonomous college, he said it...
  • Scientists study how fear is processed in brain 10 hours 16 minutes ago

    Washington: Scientists have mapped brain activity to illustrate how fear arises when individuals are exposed to threatening images. Researchers from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas built on previous animal and human research to identify an electrophysiological marker for threat in the brain. "We are trying...
  • Working long hours may increase risk of heart disease 10 hours 20 minutes ago

    Seoul: Are you a workaholic? Your habit may increase your risk of heart disease! Working for more than 40-hours a week may increase one's risk of developing coronary heart disease, or narrowing of the blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart, a new study has warned. "The longer...
  • Ujjain: University V-C attacked for appeal to help Kashmir flood victims 10 hours 40 minutes ago

    Ujjain: A group of alleged right wing activists went on the rampage at a university in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh over an aid appeal for victims of devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, the vice chancellor said on Tuesday. The mob of young men stormed the Vikram University campus on Monday,...
  • This robot can do your dishes 12 hours 21 minutes ago

    London: Tired of housemaids' tantrums? Soon try this robot who can load dishwasher for you. Developed by scientists at the University of Birmingham, "Boris" is capable of intelligently manipulating unfamiliar objects with a human-like grasp. The robot sees objects with depth sensors on its face and wrists. In 10 seconds, it calculates up...
  • Telangana: Medak Lok Sabha constituency bypoll vote counting on Tuesday Yesterday

    Sangareddy: Counting of votes polled from the Medak Lok Sabha constituency during the September 13 bypoll is scheduled to begin on Tuesday morning 8 am at Rudram village's Gitam University campus near Sangareddy town, official sources said on Monday. Medak parliamentary constituency comprises sevenassembly segments like Sangareddy, Patancheru, Narsapur, Medak,...
  • Left-backed AISA sweeps JNUSU elections, wins all four posts 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Left-backed All India Students Association (AISA) swept Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) elections as won all 4 posts on Sunday. More than 54 per cent students exercised their franchise in the students' union polls of JNU, where women's safety and hostel facilities surfaced as the key issues. While...
  • ABVP trumps NSUI in Delhi University elections 3 days ago

    Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, BJP's students wing swept the Delhi University elections by winning all the four crucial posts of President, Vice President, Secretary and Joint Secretary. ...
  • Complete accreditation process, HRD ministry asks Central universities 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Ignoring opposition from some quarters, HRD Ministry has asked all central universities to complete their National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation as per UGC regulations. "UGC will take up the matter with NAAC for opening the Regional Centers to expedite the process of accreditation," said a government statement...
  • Prevent sexual harassment, Irani tells vice chancellors 3 days ago

    Chandigarh/New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday exhorted all vice chancellors (VCs) of central universities to ensure prevention of sexual harassment. Irani said this at a two-day retreat of vice chancellors of central universities in Chandigarh Sep 12-13. "The minister exhorted all VCs to ensure prevention of sexual...
  • ABVP wins all 4 seats in DUSU elections 3 days ago

    Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarti Parishad (ABVP) won all four seats in Delhi University Student Union elections on Saturday. Mohit Nagar won the president post, Pravesh Malik - vice president, Ameet Sidhu - secretary and Ashutosh Mathur - joint secretary. Nagar said, "This result is a victory for all the University students...
  • Scientists capture the sound of an atom, open a new door into the quantum world 3 days ago

    London: For the first time, scientists have used sound to 'talk' to an artificial atom, demonstrating a curious phenomenon in quantum physics that sees sound waves take on the role of light. The interaction between atoms and light is well known and has been studied extensively in the field of quantum...
  • DUSU polls witness Modi wave, BJP-affiliated ABVP wins all 4 seats 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi wave was witnessed in the Delhi University Student Union polls as the Bharatiya Janata Party affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarti Parishad (ABVP) won all four seats on Saturday. Mohit Nagar won the president post, Pravesh Malik - vice president, Ameet Sidhu - secretary and Ashutosh Mathur -...
  • UP to include cycling tracks in future town planning 3 days ago

    Greater Noida: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to include cycling tracks while planning new towns in the future, a senior government official said. Cycle tracks will be developed in the state, Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Industrial Development) Sanjiv Saran said. Cycling is pollution free, it improves health and is...
  • DUSU polls: Sunny day but similar manifestos keep voters away 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the four student bodies campaigned intensively ahead of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls on Friday, it wasn't enough to attract a vast majority of the almost 1 lakh eligible voters of the university to the ballot boxes. The voting to elect the representatives of...
  • Polling for student body elections in DU and JNU underway 4 days ago

    Student body elections are being held in Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University. The results will be announced on Saturday. ...
  • Visva Bharati molestation case: Victim quits university 4 days ago

    Kolkata: The student who was allegedly molested in the Visva Bharati University has decided to quit the university. She is currently completing exit formalities. The victim's father had lodged a complaint with the Birbhum Police. She was allegedly sexually harassed by her seniors. The victim's father had also accused the police and...
  • DU, JNU go to polls, results to be announced on Saturday 4 days ago

    New Delhi: It is a big day for the student unions as elections in Delhi University (DU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are being held on Friday. The results of the student union polls will be announced on Saturday. In a different pattern that seems to be emerging in the elections,...
  • Tripathi Hindi Bhavan to come up in Mumbai University 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The stone laying ceremony of Dr Rammanohar Tripathi Hindi Bhavan and Dr Zakir Hussain Urdu Ghar was held at University of Mumbai. Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane and Minorities Minister Arif Naseem Khan laid the foundation of the twin buildings on the university's Kalina campus on Monday. The district...
  • HC notice to college, Maharashtra government on issue of 'cheated' law students 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday issued notices to Maharashtra government, Chairman of a Law College in the city and the University of Mumbai on a PIL highlighting the plight of 60 students who had been granted admission but cannot appear for examination this year. The PIL filed by Ketan...
  • West Bengal: Visva Bharti denies allegations in harassment case 1 week ago

    Santiniketan: A day after filing of a police complaint by the father of a girl student of the Visva Bharati, who was allegedly molested and sexually harassed by three of her seniors, the university on Tuesday "unequivocally" denied the allegations. "Certain media reports of yesterday and today have come to light...
  • J&K floods: Kashmir University shelters displaced refugees September 8, 2014

    As floods ravage the state of Jammu and Kashmir, hundreds of displaced refugees who had to leave their homes in the dead of night were sheltered by Kashmir University. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called the recent flooding in the state as the worst in 50 years. There is a massive...
  • 'God particle' could destroy the universe: Hawking September 8, 2014

    London: The elusive 'God particle' discovered by scientists in 2012 has the potential to destroy the universe, famed British physicist Stephen Hawking has warned. According to Hawking, 72, at very high energy levels the Higgs boson, which gives shape and size to everything that exists, could become unstable. This, he said, could...
  • Learn charkha spinning like Gandhi in Delhi University September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Endorsing Gandhian principles and aiming to inculcate similar values in its students, Delhi University is offering a free certificate course in 'charkha spinning'. "Come dressed in khadi clothes and learn how to spin the wheel, is all what is needed to pursue the recently introduced course at Delhi University,"...
  • 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...
  • J&K floods: 100 Awantipore University students stranded in Pulwama September 6, 2014

    Pulwama: A total of 100 students- 60 girls and 40 boys- are stranded in Awantipore University hostels in Pulwama. According to the police, the girls have been shifted to another hostel which is safer and with the provision of food. They will be sent home once the highways are through. The situation...
  • NSUI wins Panjab University student union poll September 5, 2014

    Chandigarh: Congress' student wing, the NSUI-led alliance dominated the Panjab University Campus Students' Council (PUCSC) election on Friday winning three out of four office bearers' post. Divyanshu Budhiraja of the University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), from the National Students Union of India (NSUI), was declared elected as president after...
  • Visva-Bharati university student sick, statement to be recorded later September 4, 2014

    Santiniketan (WB): The student of Visva-Bharati University, who was allegedly molested and sexually harassed by three of her seniors, could not record her statement in front of a magistrate as she is unwell. The girl, who hails from Sikkim, is undergoing treatment at Burdwan Medical College and Hospital (BMCH). "The girl is...
  • Delhi: Nomination process ends for DUSU polls September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The nomination process for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) polls concluded on Wednesday, with the varsity declaring 144 nominations valid for four posts. "While 37 nominations were found valid for the post of President, 32 nominations were validated for the post of Vice President," said DS Rawat,...