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Ramesh Pokhriyal

'Scientific Blasphemy!' cry IIT Bombay students after HRD Minister's remark on 'scientific' Sanskrit

An article in their in-house journal points out that Pokhriyal had misquoted Rick Briggs' paper. Sanskrit, Briggs said, is one of many languages fit for programming. Not the only one

Published on 4th September 2019
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1,494 Indians among top two per cent scientists in the world: Stanford University list

Apart from faculty members from IIT-G and Tezpur University, the list also features faculty members from Cotton University, Gauhati University and Assam University

Published on 7th November 2020
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Academics debate anomalies in NIRF ranking, recommend ways to make process more credible

NIRF maintained that the rankings were based on the data submitted by varsities, academia raising red flags, pointed out glaring gaps in the process

Published on 10th June 2019
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After Jadavpur sit-in, students of Presidency University in Kolkata protest over hike in counselling fee

The students of Presidency University in Kolkata have been on a sit-in over the hike of counselling fee from Rs 100 to Rs 500

Published on 13th July 2018
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Amish Tripathi launches new book 'Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved India

Set in 11th century India, Legend of Suheldev, begins with the shattering invasion of Mahmud of Ghazni, and his Turkic hordes, as they destroy the holy Somnath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva

Published on 20th June 2020
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Andhra University has 294 fewer PhDs to give away this convocation

IIT Delhi Director V Ramgopal Rao will be receiving an honorary doctorate from the university as well

Published on 9th January 2019
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Anna University launches two-year post-doctoral fellowship with Rs 45,000 stipend

The university is looking for candidates who are ardent on publishing papers and can compete with ongoing global research

Published on 27th May 2019
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Appointment made on the basis of academic credentials and probably favorable ideology: ABVP's Dr Subbiah on AIIMS Madurai row

The ABVP National President Dr Subbiah S was appointed as a board member of AIIMS, Madurai. This drew a lot of flak online

Published on 29th October 2020
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Artivism ahoy: Inside the colourfully political illustrations of Sonaksha Iyengar

Sonaksha Iyengar tell us how people can connect with her beautiful illustrations around mental health, the LGBTQIA+ community, body positivity, feminism and much more

Published on 25th September 2020
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As Health Ministry proposes to axe NEET-PG for admission to MD/MS, medicos cry foul

Every year 80,000 students take admission into MBBS courses in about 480 medical colleges in the country, while 1.5 lakh students appear for entrance exams for admission to PG seats

Published on 15th July 2019
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Association of University Teachers urges state governments to take action against ‘unscrupulous' management of private colleges

Association of University teachers is urging the respective state governments to take action against the unscrupulous admission process by conducting demonstrations in various cities

Published on 28th May 2018
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B'luru's Dhaatu International Puppet Festival is trying to revive the ancient form of storytelling and entertainment

Puppeteers from around the world were at the Dhaatu International Puppet Festival in Bengaluru recently. We speak to a few of them about reviving the artform

Published on 11th January 2019
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Beware! Now recycling your own work will amount to 'self-plagiarism', UGC warns

The UGC has defined self plagiarism as republishing the same paper already published elsewhere without due and full citation

Published on 23rd April 2020
Bharathiar University

Bharathiar University VC post applicants write to Governor slamming shortlisted candidates 

When the university waits for two years it can as well wait for few more months to get a leader of highest morals and honest VC, ACTA president R Sankarasubramanian said in a release

Published on 8th October 2019
Central University of Gujarat

BHU prof Rama Shanker Dubey appointed VC of the Central University of Gujarat

The order issued MHRD stated the appointment for a term of five years from the date on which he enters the office, or until he attains the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier

Published on 20th November 2019

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