Left Unity Sweeps JNUSU Election Result, ABVP Decimated

After much chaos and tension, finally the JNUSU election results have been declared. Left unity has emerged victorious by clinching top 4 central panel posts. The results were expected early this morning. However the counting process had to be suspended as few students, reportedly ‘ABVP’, barging into the counting room and attempted to snatch away ballot papers. 14 hours Read More

IIT Kharagpur Signs MoU With 2 US Varsities For Research Collaborations

The IIT Kharagpur has signed MoUs with the University of Houston and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for joint academic and research collaborations. The MoU with University of Houston was signed on Friday at Houston in the presence of Chancellor Renu Khator and Director P P Chakrabarti, an IIT Kharagpur statement said on Saturday. The Read More

Ask Alumni For Help, Instead Of Coming To Government ‘With A Bowl Seeking Help’: HRD Minister

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar asked educational institutes to utilise their alumni associations for betterment instead of coming to the government “with a bowl seeking help”. The Union Human Resource Development minister was speaking on Friday at a function organised here by the Jnana Prabhodini School. “Worldwide, who run educational institutes? It is the former students. Read More

On Engineer’s Day 2018, here’s the list of top 5 engineering colleges in India

Engineer’s Day 2018: As the country celebrates contributions of eminent engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary, here is the list of top five engineering colleges in India, as per the NIRF ranking 2018 Happy Engineer’s Day 2018: As the country celebrates contributions of eminent engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary, we bring you the Read More

Participants from 10 countries attend 2-day training programme at NIPER

A total of 20 participants from 10 countries — with background of drug regulatory, pharmacist and quality control attended this course. (File) The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) organised a two-week intensive training programme on ‘Pharmaceutical Quality by Design: A Risk Based Approach’. The programme which was sponsored by the Ministry of Read More

Disruptions, jibes and delay mark JNUSU presidential poll debates

The debate had to be stopped several times as clashes seemed to erupt between both camps. (Express photo/Tashi Tobgyal) There was no dearth of drama at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Wednesday night during the presidential debate for the upcoming students’ union polls, with speeches of both the Left Unity Panel and the Right-wing ABVP being disrupted. The Read More

Delhi University Students’ Union polls

ABVP’s winning candidates at the Vivekananda statue in Arts Faculty, Thursday. (Express photo/Tashi Tobgyal) The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) made a comeback this year in the Delhi University Students’ Union polls, winning the post of president, vice-president and retaining the position of joint secretary. The Congress-backed National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) won only Read More

Madras High Court Stays Government Order On Admission In Minority Institutions

The Madras High Court has stayed a state government order stipulating that all minority educational institutions should admit not less than 50 per cent of students from the minority community every year to retain the minority status. Justice SS Sundar granted the interim stay Tuesday while admitting a petition from the Institute of the Franciscan Read More

IIT Kharagpur Signs MoU With Carleton University, Canada

The IIT Kharagpur has signed an MoU with Carleton University of Canada to support research collaboration, capacity building and other forms of academic partnerships. Under this MoU, signed on Tuesday at IIT Kharagpur extension campus here, both institutions will focus on opportunities in student exchange, faculty exchange and professional development programmes, an IIT Kharagpur statement Read More