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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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Prof Brij Gopal(Pic: India Water portal)
Prof Brij Gopal(Pic: India Water portal)

Ecologist, architect of river regulation zone, Prof Brij Gopal passes away at 76

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 02:08 PM IST
He conceptualised the river regulation zone which would offer legal protection to river floodplains from various activities which can be detrimental to river health and ecology
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Teachers conducting online and offline classes simultaneously to teach students(HT File)
Teachers conducting online and offline classes simultaneously to teach students(HT File)

How a virus turned the classroom upside down

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 01:23 PM IST
The pandemic upended academic calendars across the country as fears of infection forced authorities to shut schools and colleges and shift all teaching online.
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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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Back on campus for research, scholars say samples destroyed during lockdown

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 09:47 AM IST
The university campus, which had been shut for students since March in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, recently allowed research scholars of science courses to return and resume their work.
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Delhi High Court.(Mint file )
Delhi High Court.(Mint file )

Delhi HC quashes parts of JNU adverts for appointment to posts of professor, associate professor

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 04:34 PM IST
The high court directed the university to revisit the issue and work out the roster points afresh with regard to the two posts challenged by the teachers, and complete the exercise within three months.
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JNU students’ union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh, a resident of Koyna hostel, also received a notice on Thursday.(File photo)
JNU students’ union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh, a resident of Koyna hostel, also received a notice on Thursday.(File photo)

JNU students fined for ‘illegal’ entry into hostels

By Kainat Sarfaraz | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 03:09 AM IST
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration has imposed fines amounting to Rs 2,000 on several students for allegedly entering hostels before the varsity officially allowed the re-entry of hostellers, students alleged on Thursday.
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Eight professors of the Jawaharlal Nehru University have written to President Ram Nath Kovind alleging irregularities in appointment process at the School of Physical Sciences.(PTI file)
Eight professors of the Jawaharlal Nehru University have written to President Ram Nath Kovind alleging irregularities in appointment process at the School of Physical Sciences.(PTI file)

JNU professors urge President Kovind to look into ‘irregularities’ in recruitment process

By PTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 08:20 PM IST
Eight professors of the Jawaharlal Nehru University have written to President Ram Nath Kovind alleging irregularities in appointment process at the School of Physical Sciences.
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In their letter, the professors have listed several violations in recruitments done by the university earlier this month.(PTI)
In their letter, the professors have listed several violations in recruitments done by the university earlier this month.(PTI)

Eight JNU professors write to President, allege “misconduct” in faculty appointments

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 05:57 AM IST
The letter was sent ahead of the university’s 290th Executive Council (EC) meeting held on Wednesday.
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JNU administrative building.(HT file)
JNU administrative building.(HT file)

JNU to organise week long ‘Swami Vivekananda Youth Festival’ every year

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 07:11 PM IST
Various programmes such as sports, cultural events, technical festivals, exhibitions, academic events, including lecture series, seminar, conference, debate and discussions, will be conducted for students and prizes distributed to winners.
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JNU administrative building.(HT file)
JNU administrative building.(HT file)

JNU forms committee to deliberate upon measures needed for implementation of NEP

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 08:08 PM IST
The decision to form a committee to deliberate upon measures needed for the implementation of the new National Education Policy (NEP) was taken at the Academic Council meeting of the varsity.
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President of India Ram Nath Kovind.(PTI file)
President of India Ram Nath Kovind.(PTI file)

Universities of Takshashila, Nalanda can provide inspiration to deal with today’s challenges: President Kovind

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 06:17 PM IST
Addressing the fourth annual convocation of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, he said said Indian scholars of today should try to create an original body of knowledge which would be useful in dealing with contemporary global challenges.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)

PM Modi unveils Swami Vivekananda statue in JNU campus

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 08:21 PM IST
Giving priority to one’s ideology over national interest has harmed the democratic system of the country a lot, he said in his address to students after unveiling the statue through video conferencing.
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JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar (HT File Photo )
JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar (HT File Photo )

Confident that teachings of Vivekananda will be followed by JNU students: VC Jagadesh Kumar

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2020 06:20 PM IST
A statement released by the University earlier read that Prime Minister Modi will through video conferencing unveil the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda installed on the University campus on November 12, at 6:30 pm.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at BJP headquarters after the party’s victory in Bihar election.(AP Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at BJP headquarters after the party’s victory in Bihar election.(AP Photo)

PM Modi to unveil life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda on JNU campus on Thursday

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The ceremony will take place at 6:30 pm, the university said in a statement on Sunday. The unveiling of the statue will be preceded by a programme on Swami Vivekananda.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)

PM Modi to unveil Swami Vivekananda’s statue at JNU campus

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 10:22 AM IST
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil (through video-conference) the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda installed in the university campus on November 12, at 6:30 pm. The unveiling of the statue will be preceded by a programme on Swami Vivekananda,” the VC said in an official statement on Sunday.
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JNU has been physically closed since March 13 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic and all classes since have moved online.(File Photo)
JNU has been physically closed since March 13 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic and all classes since have moved online.(File Photo)

Section of JNU students announce boycott of online classes, exams

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 12:32 AM IST
The university on October 22 had announced that it will only reopen science schools and special centres in a phased manner from November 2 for final-year Ph.D. scholars and project staff, who require laboratory access.
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‘Committed academician; indecisive administrator’: Academicians on DU V-C Yogesh Tyagi

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 08:13 PM IST
People familiar with Delhi University (DU) vice-chancellor (V-C) Yogesh Tyagi -- who was suspended by the President on Wednesday on charges of dereliction of duties, abuse of power and lack of commitment – had mixed reactions to offer on his tenure as an academician.
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The Jawaharlal Nehru University campus(PTI File)
The Jawaharlal Nehru University campus(PTI File)

Centre invites applications for new JNU vice-chancellor

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 05:44 AM IST
The appointment would be made from a panel of names recommended by a committee constituted under the provisions of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Act, 1966
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File photo of Umar Khalid(Pic: Hindustan Times)
File photo of Umar Khalid(Pic: Hindustan Times)

‘Not allowed to meet anyone’: Delhi riots accused Umar Khalid tells court

By Richa Banka | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Khalid was arrested under the anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in connection with the communal violence that took place in Northeast Delhi in February this year.
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While day scholars can enter the campus from November 2, hostellers will have to wait longer.(PTI)
While day scholars can enter the campus from November 2, hostellers will have to wait longer.(PTI)

JNU allows phased entry for PhD scholars, staff in science schools and special centres

By Kainat Sarfaraz | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 02:10 AM IST
The decision comes three days after JNU students’ union leaders camped at the north gate of the campus as a part of an indefinite round-the-clock sit-in to demand phased entry of research scholars. A small area inside the campus has been barricaded by the students.
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JNU administrative building.(HT file)
JNU administrative building.(HT file)

JNU to reopen from November 2 in phased manner for PhD scholars, check details

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 08:20 PM IST
According to the notice, the varsity will be opened on November 2, 2020, for final year PhD research scholars, including 9B students and project staff who require laboratory work in Science schools and special centres.
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Understanding past moisture source for rain and snowfall over the Himalayan glaciers can also help understand how climate change will impact them in the future, authors of the study said.(Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology/HT Photo)
Understanding past moisture source for rain and snowfall over the Himalayan glaciers can also help understand how climate change will impact them in the future, authors of the study said.(Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology/HT Photo)

Lake sediment study gives clues to glacier health and Indus valley civilisation

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 09:18 AM IST
The results, published in Nature journal last month, indicate that summer monsoon dominated precipitation 21% of the time, whereas the mid-latitude westerlies dominated precipitation 79% of the time and hence have been the main source of moisture during the last 1,100 years
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Wildlife rescuers take a snake back to its natural habitat, after it was spotted in an autorickshaw.
Wildlife rescuers take a snake back to its natural habitat, after it was spotted in an autorickshaw.

Snake in your backyard? Wildlife rescuers say don’t panic!

By Mallika Bhagat | HIndustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2020 12:25 PM IST
Monsoon might be at its fag end, but there’s still at least another month till when there are high chances of you spotting a wild animal or reptile when in Delhi-NCR. Here’s what you ought to do in such a situation.
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The Allahabad Hugh Court said there was no question of depriving Kanhaiya Kumar of citizenship merely because he is facing trial before the court in Delhi on charges of allegedly raising the inflammatory slogans.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The Allahabad Hugh Court said there was no question of depriving Kanhaiya Kumar of citizenship merely because he is facing trial before the court in Delhi on charges of allegedly raising the inflammatory slogans.(HT FILE PHOTO)

HC junks PIL to revoke Kanhaiya Kumar’s citizenship, fines petitioner Rs 25K

By Jitendra Sarin | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2020 09:42 AM IST
The court imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 on the petitioner for casually filing the plea to gain “cheap publicity” and for wasting precious time of the court which was working with “limited strength due to the pandemic”.
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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI file)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI file)

JNUSU write to Delhi CM, urges him to facilitate phased return of students to campus

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2020 08:40 AM IST
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) had advised students to return to their homes in March after the commencement of the lockdown and closure of all universities.
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Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar (PTI Photo )
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar (PTI Photo )

NEET, JEE main exams should be held in September as scheduled: JNU VC

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 08:08 AM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said that educational institutes were ready to admit a new batch of students and move on with their academic programmes.
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Delhi police vehicles are seen parked at admin block of JNU Campus in New Delhi. The JNU administration had announced the provisional registration for the monsoon semester from August 21 to August 31.(PTI)
Delhi police vehicles are seen parked at admin block of JNU Campus in New Delhi. The JNU administration had announced the provisional registration for the monsoon semester from August 21 to August 31.(PTI)

Allow research scholars to return to campus, delay semester registrations, JNU students urge admin

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 12:59 AM IST
JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) also held a protest outside the dean of students office on Monday, while maintaining social distancing norms, before handing over the memorandum at the office.
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A view of the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
A view of the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)

JNU asks students to clear dues before registering for next semester; students object

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 01:06 PM IST
Students say that most of them neither availed mess nor hostel facilities since the pandemic hit, but are being arbitrarily and unjustly charged for the same
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