In a first, Guv sets convocation dates for universities

Governor Ram Naik, who is also chancellor of state universities, has also stressed on Indian dress code instead of the British era gowns at convocations. Attributing the dress code change as a befitting tribute to late president APJ Abdul Kalam …

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Indian attire for convocations will be a tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam: UP Governor Ram Naik

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has asked state universities to use “Indian attire” for the convocation dress code in place of existing ‘colonial era’ gowns as a tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam. Earlier in this year, Kalam, during his …

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Indian attire for university convocations real tribute to Kalam: Ram Naik

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has asked all the universities in the state to shun the “colonial era” ceremonial gowns during convocations use “Indian attire” as “a real tribute” to former President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam. “The convocation …

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Genpact Signs Agreement with Jadavpur University to Develop and Deliver Analytics Program

Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in designing, transforming, and running intelligent business operations, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of India premier universities, Jadavpur University. With this MoU, the two …

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Top 10 Mechanical Engineering Colleges in India 2015

IIT Delhi is the country’s foremost reputed and ranked engineering institute. Founded in 1961, it is located at the heart of the capital in Hauz Khas, South Delhi. Its experienced faculty, premium quality education and highly successful alumni with names …

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2 of 4 Indian Teachers Released by Islamic State, an SMS Says ‘We Are Safe’

Trying for other two.” The men, who has been working for more than a year at the Sirte university, were detained at a checkpoint about 50 km outside the town late on Wednesday while on their way back to India. Gopikrishna’s wife said she had spoken to him …

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Yakub Memon execution: India needs to become more humane and abolish capital punishment

A recent report from the University Colorado said that 88 percent of the criminologists … Although only three have been executed in India, including Memon, in the last decade, more than 1300 convicts have been handed death sentences by various courts.

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Indian American Named Dean at University of Illinois College of Law

An Indian American law professor is moving to the Midwest after being named the next dean of the University of Illinois College of Law. Vikram David Amar will assume the new post, as well as Iwan Foundation professor of law, on Aug. 16. Ilesanmi Adesida …

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UP Technical University renamed after Dr APJ Kalam

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government today announced that it will rename Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU … July 27 following a massive cardiac arrest during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management. Dr. Kalam was buried yesterday with …

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Libya: 4 Indian University Teachers Abducted in Isis-controlled Area

Four Indian university teachers have been reportedly abducted near the Libyan city of Sirte, raising serious concerns over the safety of foreign nationals still working in Libya which has plunged in chaos and violence since the fall of the Gadhafi regime …

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