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Most people prefer not to think about what lies ahead: Amitav Ghosh brings up climate change during A K Ramanujan lecture
The author said that 'very few seem to be listening' when it comes to climate crisis.
CWC demands withdrawal of CAA, stopping of NPR process
The Congress top brass meeting, chaired by party chief Sonia Gandhi, deliberated upon ...
More time to chill with exercise pill
Pollution, climate change, Netflix and other factors put off lazy lumps from even stirring outdoors.
HRD keeps a close eye on JNU as classes set to resume today
Having pushed through a resolution formula with the agitating students and the varsity administration, the officials are confident that students would choose to attend classes rather than boycott them.
JNU professor withdraws from panel citing situation in university
Eminent economist and JNU professor C P Chandrasekhar on Monday said he had withdrawn from the newly-constituted 28-member Standing Committee on Statistics (SCES), chaired by former chief statistician Pranob Sen, citing the situation in the university.
Odisha to host first edition of Khelo India University Games
The event, to take place from 22 February to 1 March, 2020, was announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik along with union Minister for Human Resources and Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan.
Khelo India University Games to be held from February 22 in Bhubaneswar
"I am truly delighted to announce that the first edition of the Khelo India University Games will be held in Bhubaneswar. I am sure the true spirit of sportsmanship will be showcased during this event," Patnaik said at the launch of the Games, in the presence of sports minister Kiren Rijiju.
208 academicians blame 'Left-wing coterie' for deteriorating academic environment in country
"We observe with dismay that in the name of student politics, a disruptive far-left agenda is being pursued. The recent turn of events in campuses from JNU to Jamia, from AMU to Jadavpur alarms us to the deteriorating academic environment due to the shenanigans of a small coterie of left-wing activists," the academicians wrote to the prime minister.
Resignation of Allahabad University VC accepted: HRD Min
The resignation of Allahabad University Vice Chancellor Ratan Lal Hangloo, who was under the scanner over alleged financial and administrative irregularities, has been accepted. He was under the scanner since 2016 over irregularities. Hangloo was also summoned by the National Commission for Women (NCW) last week over several allegations.
IIT Kharagpur develops AI system to read legal judgments
A team of researchers at the premier engineering institute’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering used a novel method to automate the reading of a legal document by using a more evolved Machine Learning technique.
View: Students should beware the risky romance of protests
Protest has its own romance. The problem is that it has been tried before and invariably led to disenchantment and subsequent anger. The slow self-realisation that some people are — what Lenin called — ‘useful idiots’ in a larger game can trigger bitterness. In the wider world, it can provoke a vicious reaction. We may be on the cusp of experiencing such a backlash.
View: Why the protests remind us of Gandhi’s Khilafat movement
What is remarkable about these protests is their organic nature. Muslim students took the lead. Having watched the government and Hindutva organisations push their divisive agenda since 2014, the CAA broke the dam of fear and intimidation.
It all started with Kashmir lockdown: Aishe Ghosh at Jamia protest
President of Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Student Union, Aishe Ghosh, joined the students’ protest at Jamia Millia Islamia on January 15. A...
3 reasons why BJP is defiant on 'non-negotiable' CAA
The Centre uploaded the gazette notification for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act, ensuring the Act comes into play with immediate effect. This has been seen as a defiant move by the government. PM Modi launched the counter campaign where he stated, #IndiaSupportsCAA as CAA is about giving citizenship to persecuted refugees & not denying it.
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