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Delhi University.(HT file)

DU, College of Art faculty oppose merger with Ambedkar University Delhi

UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 12:12 PM IST
DU will write to the Delhi government on Thursday, asking it to follow the “due process”, said Dean of Colleges Balram Pani.
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Delhi University.(HT file)
Delhi University.(HT file)

DU, Singapore Fine Arts Society sign MoU on collaboration in Indian music

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Delhi University, Singapore Fine Arts Society sign MoU on academic collaboration in Indian music
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The MoU was signed at a two-day international webinar, "Traditional Music in Different Cultures: Opportunities and Challenges in the Changing Global Scenario", hosted by the Delhi University's Department of Music on February 25 and 26.(Pixabay)
The MoU was signed at a two-day international webinar, "Traditional Music in Different Cultures: Opportunities and Challenges in the Changing Global Scenario", hosted by the Delhi University's Department of Music on February 25 and 26.(Pixabay)

DU, Singapore Fine Arts Society sign MoU on collaboration in Indian music

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 01:52 PM IST
The Delhi University's Faculty of Music and Fine Arts and the Singapore Fine Arts Society have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for "cultural, academic and research collaboration agreement in Indian music".
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The university awarded 670 doctoral degrees, 44 super-specialty DM/M.Ch course degrees, 156 medals and 36 prizes in multidisciplinary fields.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo. Representative image)
The university awarded 670 doctoral degrees, 44 super-specialty DM/M.Ch course degrees, 156 medals and 36 prizes in multidisciplinary fields.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo. Representative image)

DU awards over 178,000 degrees at mixed format convocation

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 04:18 AM IST
Addressing the ceremony, Delhi University acting vice-chancellor (V-C) PC Joshi said, “It is not just the first in the history of DU but also across the country that nearly 180,000 students received their degrees digitally.”
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Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal who was addressing the 97th annual convocation of Delhi University, said the new education policy that has been brought into place after "much deliberation" will see India "reform, perform and transform".(PTI file)
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal who was addressing the 97th annual convocation of Delhi University, said the new education policy that has been brought into place after "much deliberation" will see India "reform, perform and transform".(PTI file)

Foreign countries want to implement India's NEP: Education Minister Pokhriyal

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 08:00 PM IST
Top most institutes as well as various countries have hailed India's National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 as the world's "biggest reform" and shown interest in implementing it, said Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal "Nishank" on Saturday.
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Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 97th convocation ceremony of DU was conducted in a hybrid manner -- a mix of both online and physical mode.(Handout image)
Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 97th convocation ceremony of DU was conducted in a hybrid manner -- a mix of both online and physical mode.(Handout image)

DU's 97th Convocation: Digital degrees awarded to nearly 1,80,000 students

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:18 PM IST
The Delhi University became the first institution in the country to award "digital degrees" to its 1,78,719 students during its 97th annual convocation on Saturday, its acting vice-chancellor P C Joshi claimed.
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Officials at the Venkateswara College said they have not received any communication either from their management or the Andhra government yet.(HT file photo)
Officials at the Venkateswara College said they have not received any communication either from their management or the Andhra government yet.(HT file photo)

Andhra govt seeks to affiliate Venkateswara College with Andhra University

By Fareeha Iftikhar, Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 08:20 AM IST
According to an official from the Andhra Pradesh(AP) chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy’s office, the CM had written a letter to Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on February 12.
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Delhi University.(HT file)
Delhi University.(HT file)

Delhi University to train 2,000 Singapore students in Indian dance, music

PTI, Singapore
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 06:06 PM IST
University of Delhi to train 2,000 Singapore students in Indian dance, music
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DU Recruitment 2021.(Screengrab )
DU Recruitment 2021.(Screengrab )

DU Recruitment 2021: 1145 non-teaching vacancies on offer, here's direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 12:36 PM IST
  • DU Recruitment 2021: Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the DU Recruitment test 2021 online at recruitment.nta.nic.in on or before March 16, 2021, until 11:50 pm.
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DU currently follows the merit-based admission process for admission to all undergraduate programmes excluding nine courses for which NTA conducts entrance exams every year.(HT file)
DU currently follows the merit-based admission process for admission to all undergraduate programmes excluding nine courses for which NTA conducts entrance exams every year.(HT file)

DU ready to consider combination of test, Class 12 marks for UG slots

UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 08:31 AM IST
Last December, the Union ministry of education constituted a seven-member committee to recommend modalities for the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) for admission to undergraduate courses across central universities in accordance with the National Education Policy (NEP), 2020.
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Delhi University.(HT file)
Delhi University.(HT file)

Delhi University reopens 4 more libraries for research scholars, faculty members

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 11:06 AM IST
It announced that users will have to make prior registration to use the library facilities from 10 am to 4 pm on weekdays.
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Delhi University.(HT file)
Delhi University.(HT file)

AAP teacher association to fight DU polls

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 12:19 PM IST
AAP MP Sushil Gupta said just the way the Kejriwal government had made "significant improvements" inside government schools, the party wanted to make similar qualitative changes in Delhi University.
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In line with the guidelines, several colleges have said they will only conduct practical classes in small batches of students initially.(HT file photo)
In line with the guidelines, several colleges have said they will only conduct practical classes in small batches of students initially.(HT file photo)

Colleges reopen today for final-year students

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 02:53 AM IST
The decision to allow students only for “practicals, skill, library and related activities” – announced on Saturday – also mandates the attendance of all staff members of the colleges.
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The university had announced earlier this month that it would allow final-year students to return to campus in small batches.(HT Photo)
The university had announced earlier this month that it would allow final-year students to return to campus in small batches.(HT Photo)

Final-year DU students can return to campus in ‘small batches’ from Feb 1

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2021 04:06 AM IST
The decision was taken after a meeting with principals of DU colleges and heads of departments. The University has also made it compulsory for teaching staff to attend in-person classes.
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Delhi University(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Delhi University(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

DU working on SOPs for phased re-entry of final year students, next semester likely to be offline

By Kainat Sarfaraz | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 11:34 AM IST
Delhi University is working on framing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the phased return of final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students with officials also hinting that the next semester may be taught offline.
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Delhi High Court.(Mint file)
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)

Delay in declaration of results: DU graduates move HC for direction to JNU

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2021 09:19 AM IST
The students claimed that despite achieving a higher score in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) entrance examination, the varsity was not granting them admission due to delay in publication of their graduation results by the DU.
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Three students, whose graduation results were declared by Delhi University (DU) with a delay during the COVID-19 pandemic, have urged the Delhi High Court to direct JNU to give them admission in post-graduate courses.(Mint /File)
Three students, whose graduation results were declared by Delhi University (DU) with a delay during the COVID-19 pandemic, have urged the Delhi High Court to direct JNU to give them admission in post-graduate courses.(Mint /File)

Delay in declaration of results: DU graduates move HC for direction to JNU to grant admission

By PTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 05:44 PM IST
Three students, whose graduation results were declared by Delhi University (DU) with a delay during the COVID-19 pandemic, have urged the Delhi High Court to direct JNU to give them admission in post-graduate courses.
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Shards of glass near a gate of the Sabarmati hostel at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after a mob attacked students, teachers and damaged property on January 5 last year.(Vipin Kumar/HT archive)
Shards of glass near a gate of the Sabarmati hostel at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after a mob attacked students, teachers and damaged property on January 5 last year.(Vipin Kumar/HT archive)

One year since violence in JNU, no arrests yet

By Fareeha Iftikhar and Kainat Sarfaraz | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 02:21 AM IST
On January 5, a group of students and teachers had organised a march at the T-point near Sabarmati hostel when a mob, armed with hammers, sticks, and rods and wearing face masks, allegedly attacked them. The mob broke into several hostels, including Periyar and Sabarmati, and beat up the students.
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Delhi High Court.(Mint file)
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)

Delhi HC asks DU to provide timeline for results, mark sheets and holding convocation for students

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 01:26 PM IST
The high court said DU shall file a comprehensive affidavit providing the timeline and procedure regarding these issues so that students are not inconvenienced every semester and are not forced to approach the court for obtaining their transcripts, mark sheets and degree certificates, as was done in this matter.
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Police barricades placed in front of the University Plaza on the day the first cut off list for admissions to Delhi University was released, at North Campus in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Police barricades placed in front of the University Plaza on the day the first cut off list for admissions to Delhi University was released, at North Campus in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

No admissions under new seats plan in Delhi University

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 10:37 AM IST
Delhi University officials said no college has approached the administration with a request for admission on these seats.
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Farmers raise slogans during their protest against the Center's new farm laws at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.(PTI)
Farmers raise slogans during their protest against the Center's new farm laws at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.(PTI)

Students join farmers in protest at Delhi’s borders

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 03:05 AM IST
Most of these students are from Delhi University (DU), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Punjab University, Jamia Millia Islamia, and Ambedkar University.
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Delhi University.(HT file )
Delhi University.(HT file )

DU approves supernumerary quota; teachers and student groups allege move aimed at corruption

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 06:28 PM IST
Four members of the varsity’s Academic Council (AC) claimed that the supernumerary seats will be like management quota as the power to select candidates has been left with principals and the university.
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Delhi High Court.(Mint file)
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)

Delhi HC directs AAP govt to release DU professors’ salaries

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 08:42 PM IST
The High Court was hearing a petition filed by Assistant Professor Udaibir Singh and other staff of different colleges of Delhi University seeking direction to the respondent colleges to pay the petitioners’ salary due from several months.
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Students were allowed four hours to download the question paper, complete the exam, and upload the answer script. Now, students will have five hours to complete the entire process.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Students were allowed four hours to download the question paper, complete the exam, and upload the answer script. Now, students will have five hours to complete the entire process.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

After niggling troubles, DU students to get an extra hour to upload scripts

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 01:31 AM IST
Sunday’s announcement comes after several students, on the first day of the exams on Saturday, complained of troubles while uploading answer scripts.
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The total number of trees in the area has gone down from 787 to 731, despite the addition of 21 new trees. The first tree census was conducted in 2012, and second one between 2018 and 2019 in the neighbourhood, the results of which were compiled this year.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The total number of trees in the area has gone down from 787 to 731, despite the addition of 21 new trees. The first tree census was conducted in 2012, and second one between 2018 and 2019 in the neighbourhood, the results of which were compiled this year.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Sarvodaya Enclave loses 77 trees in 7 years

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 05:37 AM IST
A survey showed that fully grown Ashoka, Amaltas, Neem, Bougainvillea, Saptaparni, Peepal trees had been lost.
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The university has already published an advertisement seeking applications for the post of V-C.(Amal KS/HT file photo)
The university has already published an advertisement seeking applications for the post of V-C.(Amal KS/HT file photo)

Delhi University sets the ball rolling for appointment of new vice-chancellor

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 06:10 AM IST
The university administration will now select two names out of seven and send them to the University Grants Commission (UGC). The selection committee for the recruitment of V-C consists of three people — two of them will be suggested by the DU administration and one will be recommended by the Union education ministry.
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In DU, while colleges offer undergraduate courses, the departments and faculties for postgraduate courses are situated on the campuses.(Amal KS/HT file photo)
In DU, while colleges offer undergraduate courses, the departments and faculties for postgraduate courses are situated on the campuses.(Amal KS/HT file photo)

Delhi University may set up its third campus in east Delhi

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 08:52 AM IST
Delhi University has two campuses -- North and South, besides several affiliated colleges spread across the city. DU pro-vice-chancellor (VC) PC Joshi, who is also the acting vice-chancellor, told HT that the new campus will come up in Surajmal Vihar area of east Delhi.
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Frogs of the new genus have a 2-3cm long body.(Courtsey: SD Biju)
Frogs of the new genus have a 2-3cm long body.(Courtsey: SD Biju)

New tree-frog genus offers hope of uncovering many more amphibian species in India

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 07:53 AM IST
The identification of this new genus has created ripples in amphibian research and highlighted so much that is left to be discovered in the amphibian world. The research work was carried out by SD Biju, professor and researcher, Delhi University, along with a team of researchers from the Zoological Survey of India–Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre, National Centre for Cell Science and scientists from Indonesia, China and Thailand.
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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar asked TMC govt to restore rule of law in the state.(Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar asked TMC govt to restore rule of law in the state.(Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)

News updates from Hindustan Times: West Bengal governor says state government distancing itself from rule of law and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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(From left) Manta Sindhu with a juvenile female Asian koel, that came with paralysed legs; Prepping a yellow-footed green juvenile pigeon for its surgery; Rescued Alexandrine parakeet and blue rock pigeon at foster homes in Delhi-NCR
(From left) Manta Sindhu with a juvenile female Asian koel, that came with paralysed legs; Prepping a yellow-footed green juvenile pigeon for its surgery; Rescued Alexandrine parakeet and blue rock pigeon at foster homes in Delhi-NCR

An eye out for birds

By Karishma Kuenzang | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 08:16 AM IST
Musician Manta Sidhu takes up the cause of fostering birds that need help, and tells you why you should too!
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