Universities

  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Governor seeks report as students continue protests 3 hours 16 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The protests at Kolkata's Jadavpur University over the hostel molestation incident continued on Thursday with the students boycotting their classes and holding demonstrations outside the campus. The police said that the University's Salt Lake campus also witnessed a protest rally by students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation. Governor KN Tripathi...
  • Microsoft launches Universal Mobile Keyboard; compatible with iPad, iPhone, Android and Windows devices 10 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has announced the launch of a new Universal Mobile Keyboard that works with iPad, iPhone, Android devices and Windows tablets. The new Mobile Keyboard has an OS switch that lets you change from one operating system to another while maintaining a fully functional keyboard. The keyboard features...
  • Jadavpur University protests: Students allege TMC workers attacked them 11 hours 44 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Protests in Jadavpur University over alleged molestation of a student continued on Thursday as the issue took a political turn with no lead on the culprit. Students have alleged that Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers attacked them late on Wednesday night and switched off the lights tactfully to catch them...
  • Golden Temple inspires US students to organise langar 12 hours 1 minutes ago

    Washington: Inspired by the "langar" of the Golden Temple, where they visited early this year, a group of US students are organising their free meal day at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Students of the University of Michigan who are back in Ann Arbor after their summer trip...
  • University of Mumbai donates Rs 25 lakh for J&K flood victims Yesterday

    Mumbai: The University of Mumbai donated an amount of Rs 25 lakh on Wednesday to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund to rehabilitate victims of devastating floods in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. University of Mumbai's Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar met Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of the University Ch...
  • DU's postgraduate English students protest against 3 teachers, want them removed Yesterday

    New Delhi: Several post-graduate students of Delhi University have written to the university complaining about three English professors. According to the students, the three newly-appointed teachers for English postgraduate studies at the Department of English have been extremely dissatisfactory in their classroom lectures. The students allege that the three teachers - Anju...
  • Some protestors who turned violent were outsiders, claims Jadavpur University V-C Yesterday

    Kolkata: Hours after clashes at the Jadavpur University over the alleged molestation of a student, Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty has claimed that there were some outsiders in the group of students who protested. His claims came after students alleged that policemen and teachers and staff, who are TMC supporters, beat...
  • Ujjain: 13 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists arrested for attacking Vikram University V-C Yesterday

    Ujjain: Thirteen Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal activists were arrested on Wednesday in connection to the commotion caused by a group of allegedly right wing activists at the University of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. Vice Chancellor of Vikram University Jawahar Kaul suffered a minor attack and had to...
  • Policemen came without female constables and pushed us: Jadavpur University student protestor Yesterday

    Students of the Jadavpur University held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. Police resorted to lathicharge to break the protests. Students allege that teachers and staff, who are TMC supporters, beat up the protesters. More than 30 students...
  • World's first water-based nuclear battery developed Yesterday

    New York: Researchers at the University of Missouri have created a long-lasting and more efficient nuclear battery that could be used as a source of reliable energy in automobiles and space flight. The battery uses a radioactive isotope called strontium-90 that boosts electro-chemical energy in a water-based solution. A nano-structured titanium dioxide...
  • Jadavpur University impasse can be solved through discussion: Partha Chatterjee Yesterday

    Kolkata: Asserting that the West Bengal government will not tolerate student indiscipline under any circumstances, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday said that the impasse at Jadavpur University can be solved through discussions and negotiations. Chatterjee said that students should vent their grievances in a democratic way and not resort...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: 35 students arrested after protesting on campus Yesterday

    Kolkata: Thirty-five students from the Jadavpur University have been arrested after they held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. The students surrounded the Vice Chancellor of the university alleging that the internal probe being conducted by the university...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Students hold protest, demand fresh probe Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days ago

    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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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...