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Bangalore-based National Law School of India University (NLSU).(Mint file)

Students and alumni of law university arranged flights for stranded Chhattisgarh workers

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 09:46 PM IST
Total 274 stranded workers of 13 districts of Chhattisgarh will be ferried by flights from Bangalore on Thursday.
PEC director Dheeraj Sanghi (left) and dean alumni Divya Bansal with 97-year-old alumnus BS Grewal of 1943 batch during an alumni meet in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)
PEC director Dheeraj Sanghi (left) and dean alumni Divya Bansal with 97-year-old alumnus BS Grewal of 1943 batch during an alumni meet in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Homecoming 2020: Alumni reminisce their student days at Punjab Engineering College meet in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 12:35 AM IST
Unlike previous alumni meets that were organised by PEC old students’ body since 1965, this year, the event was conducted by college
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. (HT file)
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. (HT file)

IIT Madras congratulates its professors, alumnus on being conferred with Padma awards

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2020 11:27 AM IST
Noted industrialist and TVS Motor Company Chairman, Venu Srinivasan who is an honorary professor at the premier institute was conferred with the Padma Bhushan -- the third-highest civilian award in the country.
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PEC alumni body to not organise reunion for the first time since 1965

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 01:08 AM IST
The Chandigarh district court while upholding lower court’s November 2019 order, declared the elections of the executive council of PECOSA for the year 2018-2020 null and void
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Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora at Hostel No. 1 on the PU campus, where he stayed in 1979.(HT PHOTO)
Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora at Hostel No. 1 on the PU campus, where he stayed in 1979.(HT PHOTO)

PU global alumni meet: Once lived like a refugee, says CEC Arora

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 01:41 AM IST
An IAS officer from the 1980 batch from the Rajasthan cadre, Arora did his postgraduation in English from the PU-affiliated Government College, Hoshiarpur, in 1976.
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PU’s oldest ‘old boys’ are stars of global alumni meet

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 01:40 AM IST
Alumni members strike a pose during the two-day global meet on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
Alumni members strike a pose during the two-day global meet on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)

PU global alumni meet: When social media platforms helped reconnect long lost friends

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 01:15 AM IST
Social media was flooded with images of the illuminated alumni house in the university.
A file photo of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. (PTI photo)
A file photo of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. (PTI photo)

US-based alumnus donates Rs 52 lakh for IIT KGP’s Classical and Folk Arts Academy

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 06:14 PM IST
A US-based alumnus has donated Rs 52 lakh for IIT Kharagpur’s Academy of Classical and Folk Arts, an official said.
The library will remain open twenty-four hours a day and is equipped with five computers, free internet connection and books to help students prepare for competitive exams.(HT Photo)
The library will remain open twenty-four hours a day and is equipped with five computers, free internet connection and books to help students prepare for competitive exams.(HT Photo)

IIT-Delhi alumni set up library in Pahari village

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 07:54 AM IST
Members of the association said the aim is to expand rural children’s horizons of thinking and improve their knowledge base.
According to a university official, between 80 and 100 students apply for transcripts every day.(Hindustan Times)
According to a university official, between 80 and 100 students apply for transcripts every day.(Hindustan Times)

Digitise document verification for alumni abroad: Mumbai University senate members

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 10:03 AM IST
According to members, belonging to the Yuva Sena, an online system will make the verification process faster, cheaper and more convenient for the students. With the digital transcription system in place, the students will be able to finish the process within a week and will no longer have to run around to get their work done.
Vishal Chillar(HT File)
Vishal Chillar(HT File)

Five DAV College students, alumni held for killing former student in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 10:23 PM IST
The weapon used for shooting Vishal has not been found but police have recovered some swords and rods used by the assailants.
Gaurav Mehta, co-founder of Quidich Innovations.(HT/PHOTO)
Gaurav Mehta, co-founder of Quidich Innovations.(HT/PHOTO)

Alumni connect: “I was more into engineering projects at COEP” Gaurav Mehta

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Gaurav Mehta, 27, is the co-founder of Quidich Innovations Lab Pvt. Ltd
Vahbiz Boman Bharucha says that her team is working hard for the 36th National Games which will take place in Goa in March 2019.(HT Photo)
Vahbiz Boman Bharucha says that her team is working hard for the 36th National Games which will take place in Goa in March 2019.(HT Photo)

Alumni connect: Pune’s Vahbiz Bharucha, Indian women’s rugby captain, leads parallel lives

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 02:49 PM IST
Bharucha is a physiotherapist and also the captain of the Indian Women’s Rugby
I will remain a student of architecture for life, says Aniket Parekh.(HT PHOTO)
I will remain a student of architecture for life, says Aniket Parekh.(HT PHOTO)

Alumni connect: Right orientation helped me succeed in my career path, says Aniket Parekh

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 04:48 PM IST
He owes all his success to his professor Ashvini Pethe from the Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Architecture, Pune.
Samiha Dabholkar has recently taken up a project with Asian Football Conference in Singapore.(HT PHOTO)
Samiha Dabholkar has recently taken up a project with Asian Football Conference in Singapore.(HT PHOTO)

Alumni connect: ILS helped in shaping my formative years, says Samiha Dabholkar

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2018 02:41 PM IST
The lawyer turned sports management consultant talks about her journey so far and her plans for the future
In future, Gaikwad says he would like to come back to India and establish a numerical simulation group to plan the scientific goals and address the problems in Astrophysics through observations.(HT Photo)
In future, Gaikwad says he would like to come back to India and establish a numerical simulation group to plan the scientific goals and address the problems in Astrophysics through observations.(HT Photo)

Alumni connect: As COEP club activity we used to have night sky party, says Prakash Gaikwad

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 04:05 PM IST
He has studied at the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics and College of Engineering, Pune. Gaikwad is a scientist who works on cosmology, large scale structure and galaxy formation in the universe.

Alumni connect: Creative work excited me and so I worked with theatre group in college, says Partha Thakur

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 04:10 PM IST
He recently completed a show for YouTube called ARRived with music director and composer A R Rahman and singers Shaan, Clinton Cerejo and Vidya Vox.
Pankaj Nande studied architecture in Bharti Vidyapeeth .(HT Photo)
Pankaj Nande studied architecture in Bharti Vidyapeeth .(HT Photo)

Alumni connect: Happy to give back to Pune city which gave me good education, says Pankaj Nande

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 04:15 PM IST
Says he considers himself fortunate for having got the opportunity to develop the Metro project for the city
Satyajit Hange graduated with an Economics degree from Fergusson College in 2002 and went on to do MBA in Marketing from Pumba - Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune(HT PHOTO)
Satyajit Hange graduated with an Economics degree from Fergusson College in 2002 and went on to do MBA in Marketing from Pumba - Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune(HT PHOTO)

Alumni connect: Summer internships honed my skills, says Satyajit Hange of Two Brothers Organic Farms

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 05:00 PM IST
Hange’s venture has won global recognition for spreading the awareness to opt for organic food.
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(Representative image)

Chandigarh’s #MeToo: Another alumnus speaks up against St Stephen’s founder, Carver calls it conspiracy

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aneesha Bedi
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 10:17 AM IST
Delhi-based freelance journalist Sanjay Austa posted the initial allegation shared the transcript of a video chat he had with Navin Chettri, who studied at the school between 1982 and 1988 and is currently based in Colorado, US.
A file photo of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. (PTI photo)
A file photo of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. (PTI photo)

Alumnus to donate $1 million to IIT Kharagpur to set up Academy of Leadership

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 05:37 PM IST
Partha S Ghosh, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT–Kgp) has promised to donate US dollar 1 million to the institute for the setting up of an Academy of Leadership.
The alumni, including IAS and IRS officers, engineers and social workers, shared their work experiences with their juniors and also promised to work for the improvement of their school.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The alumni, including IAS and IRS officers, engineers and social workers, shared their work experiences with their juniors and also promised to work for the improvement of their school.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Government schools in Delhi to hold alumni meets: Manish Sisodia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 04:06 AM IST
Delhi education minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday said that all the government schools in the national Capital will organise regular alumni meetings.
Siddharth Menon’s first film was Peddlers which was directed by Vasan Bala in 2011.(HT PHOTO)
Siddharth Menon’s first film was Peddlers which was directed by Vasan Bala in 2011.(HT PHOTO)

Alumni Connect: ‘I have always wanted to be a professional actor,’ says actor Siddharth Menon

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 03:21 PM IST
Actor Siddharth Menon says he is open to experimenting and giving every kind of role a try.
Noted lyricist and poet Sahir Ludhianvi began his affair with the pen at Satish Chander Dhawan Government College, Ludhiana.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Noted lyricist and poet Sahir Ludhianvi began his affair with the pen at Satish Chander Dhawan Government College, Ludhiana.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Ludhiana college named after alumnus strikes a nostalgic note

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2018 11:02 AM IST
Region’s older schools of learning: From leading space scientist Satish Dhawan to lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi, Satish Chander Dhawan Government College is replete with examples to emulate.
Milind Date is a flutist and music composer who plays the bansuri.(HT Photo)
Milind Date is a flutist and music composer who plays the bansuri.(HT Photo)

Alumni Connect: Magician who made music from wind

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 03:10 PM IST
Milind Date studied under Ajit Soman and Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and is known for his exquisite blowing technique and musical styles.
Niranjan Reddy, founding member of the National Information Security Summit (NISS).(HT Photo)
Niranjan Reddy, founding member of the National Information Security Summit (NISS).(HT Photo)

Alumni Connect: Opportunities for young entrants to make a mark

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2018 03:58 PM IST
A person with several international accolades and national responsibilities like being the official cyber crime expert for the Indian police, assistant to the Indian Army in Maharashtra region and advisory in cyber forensics, Reddy speaks to Ananya Barua about his journey into cyber security and the opportunities it holds for the future.

Alumni connect: ‘Make a substantial impact in the society through research and innovation’

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 03:33 PM IST
From meeting Anand Deshpande, head of Persistent Systems on a flight and discussing shared goals in terms of R&D- industry research to establishing the Smart India Hackathon(SIH) in 2016, it has been great going says Abhay Jere, a prominent scientist.
Nishith Shah, co-founder of 18th Parallel.(HT PHOTO)
Nishith Shah, co-founder of 18th Parallel.(HT PHOTO)

Alumni Connect: 18th Parallel makes video games accessible to all

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 07:05 PM IST
18th Parallel introduced a technology to transfer mobile games to a larger screen - the television.
Anil K Rajvanshi(HT PHOTO)
Anil K Rajvanshi(HT PHOTO)

Need to sensitise students to rural innovation, says Anil Rajvanshi an alumnus of IIT Kanpur

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2018 03:39 PM IST
An alumnus of IIT Kanpur and University of Florida, Anil K Rajvanshi has dedicated his life to the application of science and technology for rural development. A recipient of the Jamnalal Bajaj award, Rajvanshi has extensive experience in renewable energy research, rural and sustainable development. As the director of Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Phaltan, Rajvanshi initiated a number of technology-based projects for rural development. He shares his thoughts on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Nari on March 17.
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