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Participating in sports during childhood benefits bone health

A recent study, performed at Curtin University, followed 984 children into young adulthood. Males who were ‘consistent sport participators’ from ages 5-17 years had significantly greater whole body and leg bone mineral content at age 20 years than those who dropped out of sport , whereas males who ‘joined sport  had significantly greater leg bone mineral content than those who

Alert for students! Jamia Hamdard, IISc Bangalore, IIFT, others to lose university tag

In a major directive, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has ordered a total of 123 deemed-to-be varsities to drop the university tag from their name. This comes after the Supreme Court in its November 3 ruling directed the cancelling of engineering degrees given by deemed universities through the correspondence course. In addition to the same,

For the first time in History, Afghanistan’s University has Graduates in Women’s Studies

Afghanistan’s first graduates in women’s studies donned caps and gowns on Sunday to collect their unusual qualifications in the patriarchal country. Kabul University is the country’s first higher education institute to offer a degree focused on gender and women’s issues, according to the United Nations Development Programme and university officials. Feminist theories, media, civil society

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Plagiarism software must: University of Madras

Plagiarism software must: University of Madras. Professor P Duraisamy, Vice-chancellor of University of Madras, has implemented the mandatory use of plagiarism software in evaluation process of PhD programmes. Orders have been given to the colleges and research institute affiliated under the university 10 days ago, following a resolution of the syndicate on May 29.All theses has to undergo through URKUND anti-plagiarism

See how students celebrated after exams.

Students of famous England university, Cambridge university were seen celebrating after the completion of exams. Every year after exams, ‘May Ball’ event is organized. The students are found drinking and dancing by the river side. The students set up their camps by the river side and drink heavily till late night. After the celebrations, a

Congress-sponsored shutdown disrupts life in Tripura

Congress-sponsored shutdown disrupts life in Tripura. Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Normal life was severely affected in Left-ruled Tripura on Thursday due to a 24-hour shutdown called by the opposition Congress in support of its 12-point charter of demands, including CBI probe in chit fund activities.”Most shops and markets were closed and attendance in the government


Punjab is coming up with Oxford University modeled ‘Educity’.

New Delhi: Punjab is coming up with the most powerful education project of Punjab Government at new Chandigarh, Mullanpur , Educity,. The Educity will be modeled on the Oxford University. With a variety of institutions, several constituent colleges and a wide range of academic departments, the Educity would house schools, colleges and universities offering state

New Varsity in Haryana to be named after Guru Gobind Singh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that a university would be set up in the northern part of the state and named after Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru. Besides, a great memorial, an arts school and Sikh museum would also be established at Lohgarh in Yamunanagar district in the memory

Sikhs protests outside UN headquarters

University employees protest

Patiala: The ongoing agitation of employees of Punjabi University here entered into eighth day on Wednesday. Employees organised protest dharna in front of the office of Vice Chancellor, demanding immediate removal of re-employed staff–both teaching and non- teaching. Vice Chancellor Dr Jaspal Singh has decided to stay away from the university campus. Sources in the

Fire breaks out in Bangladesh’s top medical university

Dhaka: A fire broke out on Saturday in Bangladesh’s Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in the capital, with no immediate reports of casualties, a media report said. The fire started around 11.20 a.m and soon razed the underground of a building in the Cabin Block area of the hospital in Shahbagh, destroying valuable goods

World University committed to cause of helping poor: V-C

Fatehgarh Sahib: SGPC run Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib on Friday distributed free blankets to the needy, in and around the city to mark Guru Nanak Dev Ji birth anniversary. Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr Gurmohan Singh Walia, who personally distributed blankets in the slums of Bassi-Pathana said that one of

Patel’s birth anniversary celebrated at Shanghai University

Beijing: Indian Consulate in Shanghaicelebrated the 141st Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel at Shanghai University, highlighting the “pivotal role” played by him in India’s independence movement. Floral tributes were paid to Patel at the event orgainsed yesterday by the Indian Consulate in Shanghai and Consul General Prakash Gupta addressed the gathering highlighting the pivotal

DUSU polls: ABVP bags three top posts

New Delhi: The BJP-affiliated ABVP has won three top posts of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU), it was announced on Saturday. The Congress-backed National Students Union of India (NSUI) got one seat. Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad’s Amit Tanwar, Priyanka Chabri and Ankit Sangwan were elected DUSU President, Vice President and Secretary respectively. Mohit Sangwan of

Anti-National posters published in Punjabi University Patiala

Patiala: After the Kanhaiya Kumar’s anti national speech in JNU, now the student union of Punjabi university raised their voice for democratic rights of Kashmir residents. The members of student have published anti national  posters in the university campus on Wednesday. Students leaders of Punjab Student Union and Democratic student organisation spoke in the favour

Cops conduct flag march ahead of polls at Panjab University

Chandigarh:Keeping in view the forthcoming Election of the ‘Panjab University Campus Students’ Council and various students bodies in the affiliated colleges at Chandigarh, a “Flag March” was carried out at Panjab University, Sector-14, Chandigarh by the Chandigarh Police here on Tuesday afternoon. The flag march was carried out under the supervision of Ramgopal, DSP Central

IISc Bangalore remains India’s top university, global ranking drops

London: Even as the Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore remains the country’s top university, its global ranking has dropped two notches to 152 in the latest QS World University Rankings 2016-17 released on Tuesday. Founded in 1909 as a result of the joint efforts of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the Government of India and the Maharaja

Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 12 dead

Kabul: A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early today after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul’s outskirts, a government spokesman said. The attack underscored how despite efforts by the Afghan authorities to improve security, militants in

Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 7 dead

Kabul: An attack on the American University of Afghanistan has ended, a senior police officer said today, after at least seven people were killed and more than 30 were wounded. Kabul police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said the dead included one guard, and that about 700 students had been rescued. Rahami said one foreign teacher

Panjab University Student Centre cries for facilities

The student centre at Panjab University which has always been the hot spot for the students can be seen in bad shape recently. The litters, the mud, the broken seats, non availability of proper sitting arrangements in rainy and sunny weather are some of the issues that are visible. Others include the bad conditions of

University scientists, state department of agriculture putting efforts to control whitefly: Dr Dhillon

Ludhiana: Stressing his words on ‘whitefly incidence’ here on Friday, Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and Head, Inter-state Monitoring Committee on Whitefly, said that the University scientists and the State Department of Agriculture were making all out efforts to control whitefly. He stated, “We expect we can manage whitefly incidence.” In Khuian Sarwar