PM Narendra Modi's metro ride is going viral across all the social media platforms. On June 30, PM Narendra Modi, who laid the foundation stone of three buildings at Delhi University, took a ride on the Delhi Metro to reach the university. On his way, he had detailed interaction with the commuters. Later, Modi shared that during his ride, he discussed topics like OTT, series and others with students.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to be the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the Delhi University's (DU) centenary celebrations on June 30. As per officials, the centenary year of the university began on May 1, 2022, and several events were organised throughout the year. In addition, June 30, will be the closing ceremony, said the Delhi University officials on June 20.
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The Delhi University (DU) decided to remove passed a motion to remove a chapter on Pakistan’s national poet Muhammad Iqbal from the political science syllabus. The Academic Council of DU passed a resolution in this regard, confirming members of the statutory body. Born in 1877 in Sialkot in undivided India, Iqbal wrote the famous song Saare jahan se achcha. He is often credited with giving the idea of Pakistan.
Manipur violence intensifying and reaching to other regions of India. After the state burnt down, the flames are reaching Delhi, as Delhi University students got into a clash. A group of Kuki students residing in Delhi University North Campus area alleging that they were attacked by a group of Meiteis. They further said, they tried to register a case with the police, but they refused to file an FIR.
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The Delhi University announced to offer of two seats each under supernumerary quota to orphans in all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from the next academic year. In addition, the DU Administration also announced that such students will also be exempted from payment of any kind of fees, after a varsity's Executive council meeting held on February 3. The Welfare Board of College will bear the expense.
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The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court acquitted former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba in an alleged Maoist links case. On October 14, the bench reviewed his case and ordered his immediate release from jail. Notably, GN Saibaba was arrested in Maoist Link Case in 2017, after a trial court convicted Saibaba for his alleged links. Saibaba, who is on wheel-chair is lodged in Nagpur Prison Jail.
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One of the most prestigious universities in India, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is having extremely poor conditions for its students. In a media interview, a student Umesh Chandra Ajmeera, who was luckily saved after a chunk of plaster fell on him, said “We are living in very poor condition. We don't even get basic facilities for living." Besides poor, dangerous infrastructure, the JNU hostlers complain lack of facilities.
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Delhi University students, teachers and officials held a rally in the North Campus under the "Har Ghar Tiranga" campaign, to celebrate 75 years of India's independence, on August 15. Notably, the rally, led by Delhi University Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh, covered a distance of four kilometres, with over 5,000 participants, including teachers and non-teaching staff and students. The DU authority said the rally has strengthened the spirit of… read-more
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From next year, Delhi University will offer variety of certificate courses to students from other universities. DU's academic council will meet on August 3 to examine the scheme's implementation. Competence Enhancement Scheme will allow people from "different walks of life" to register in the institution. Admissions will be based on merit, and candidates will be able to enroll for a maximum of two courses and eight credit topics every… read-more
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Rajesh Kumar Rawat, 70, has been given another chance to complete his Masters of Law (LLM) under the University of Delhi's "centenary chance" project. Rajesh dropped out of DU roughly 42 years ago. Mr. Rawat received his LLB from Lucknow and thereafter joined the CBI as an investigator. He was unable to complete his degree due to his frequent outstation postings while working with CBI.
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