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Delhi University classes begin, hostels yet to be ready

Thursday 26 July '12

Delhi University has managed to offer only 50 per cent of seats in its newly-built 1,500-seat hostel complex in Mukherjee Nagar on North Campus —- a week before the new session.
Owners too have jumbo problems

Wednesday 25 July '12

Elephant owners in Delhi said they live in fear because most often they were “unnecessarily” persecuted.
Only 18 captive elephants left in Delhi, down from 40 a decade ago

Wednesday 25 July '12

The freak accident recently on Noida Expressway, in which a speeding truck killed one of Delhi’s captive elephants and injured another, has put the focus on the condition of elephants in captivity and...
Haryana Oppn, activists disrupt public hearing on n-plant plan

Wednesday 18 July '12

A public hearing for environmental clearance to the proposed Gorakhpur nuclear power plant in Fatehabad district of Haryana came to an abrupt end today when members of the Opposition INLD led by Abhay...
Haryana Oppn, activists disrupt hearing on n-plant plan

Wednesday 18 July '12

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has planned four pressurised heavy water reactors for 2,800 MW, each generating 700 MW in the energy-hungry state.
The mobile Braille library

Sunday 15 July '12

More than an hour after they started from the headquarters of Delhi Public Library (DPL) opposite the Old Delhi railway station, Devinder Kumar ( and team make their stop at the All India Confederatio...
Delhi zoo looks to Gambusia fish to check mosquito menace

Tuesday 10 July '12

With rain comes mosquitoes.
After four years, Delhi zoo begins breeding of white tigers

Tuesday 3 July '12

After a gap of nearly five years, the Delhi Zoo now plans to begin breeding of one of its star attraction — the white tiger, officials said on Monday.
Twin sisters with same marks bag B Com (Hons) seats at SRCC

Wednesday 27 June '12

Twin sisters Nikita and Nikhila secured identical marks in their Class XII exams, and with their 95.6 per cent they found seats on the first day of admission to DU’s popular college SRCC.
Ramjas to get experts to detect fake marksheets

Tuesday 26 June '12

After being dogged by a fake marksheet scam during 2011 admission season, Delhi University’s Ramjas College is not taking any chances this year.
PG accommodation to burn a hole in students’ pockets

Monday 25 June '12

With most Delhi University colleges having limited number of hostel seats for undergraduate students, the demand for paying guest (PG) accommodations and private hostels are on the rise.
Cut-offs likely to be high as DU colleges prefer to remain in ‘cautious’ mode

Monday 25 June '12

Expect no miracles this year from the “cautious” Delhi University colleges.
DU opens doors to madrasa students

Sunday 24 June '12

Starting this year, Delhi University will open its doors to students of recognised madrasas that have established boards on par with state education boards.
Hansraj College opens ‘enabling unit’ to help physically challenged students

Saturday 23 June '12

Meant for students with disabilities to work outside of their classrooms, said Principal Dr V K Kawatra.
Hindu College fast-tracks plans for a girls’ hostel

Friday 22 June '12

With clearances in the final stage, Delhi University’s Hindu College hopes to begin construction of its first hostel for girls by September this year, the acting principal of the college said.
DU hones English skills of SC/ST, OBC students

Friday 22 June '12

Neetu Chaitanya, a student of BA English (Honours) in Dyal Singh College, used to get tongue-tied when it came to speaking English until she enrolled herself at the English Language Preparatory Course...
2,100 apply for eight quota seats at Hansraj College

Thursday 21 June '12

Delhi University’s Hansraj College will put together its most elaborate extra-curricular activities trials this year with 2,100 candidates applying for a mere eight ECA seats available in the college,...
Students left breathless as trial timings clash

Thursday 21 June '12

Many aspiring to make it to Delhi University under sports quota were left panting on Wednesday.
Zoo wolf climbs tree to escape from cage, caught after hour-long search

Wednesday 20 June '12

A female wolf recently gave Delhi Zoo authorities tough time after she climbed up a palm tree inside her enclosure and escaped from the cage.
Four law students give SOL lessons in crowd control

Tuesday 19 June '12

At Delhi University’s School of Open Learning (SOL) in North Campus where thousands of students have been queuing up for admission every day since June 1, four law students for the first time are atte...


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