Educational institutions closed in Sopore

Educational institutions were closed in Sopore due to exchange of fire between security forces and militants. Representational Image Authorities on Tuesday closed educational institutions and suspended mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town following a firing exchange between the security forces and militants. The brief gun battle took place in Nowpora village of Read More

IIT Kharagpur Develops Supply Of Potable Water Project

IIT Kharagpur has developed a community supported supply of purified drinking water project at Porapara in West Midnapore district of West Bengal. Dr Somnath Ghosal of the Rural Development Centre of IIT Kharagpur has installed a fully-automated multi-filtered UV treated drinking water facility which can provide close to 1000 litres of purified drinking water to Read More

JNU asks teachers to explain why they were at peace march

JNU saw post-polls violence during the students’ body elections. (PTI/File) The JNU administration has asked around 20 teachers, who participated in a peace march on September 17 against post-poll violence, to explain why they “ignored” the administration’s “appeal” to not hold gatherings and processions on campus. The march had seen participation from hundreds. In response, Read More

DU’s Buddhist Studies dept to verify degrees of all 202 students

Ankiv Basoya (centre) is accused of using a forged degree. Amid allegations that DUSU president Ankiv Basoya used a forged degree to gain admission, Delhi University’s Buddhist Studies department has decided to verify certificates of all 202 students admitted in the Masters programme this year. The department head called a meeting of the admission committee Read More