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Protest in Aligarh Muslim University over registrar's 'forceful' resignation

Sep 29, 2014

Protest in Aligarh Muslim University over registrar's 'forceful' resignation

Student protests erupted at the Aligarh Muslim University on Monday after the registrar claimed that he had been "forced to resign under duress". #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Aligarh #Aligarh Muslim University #AMU #registrar #university authorities
Black holes are mathematically impossible, says a new study

Sep 29, 2014

Black holes are mathematically impossible, says a new study

For decades, black holes were thought to form when a massive star collapses under its own gravity to a single point in space called a singularity. #NewsTracker #Astronomy #Physics #Stephen Hawking #University of Toronto #Space #Black holes #universe #Singularity #Astronomers #quantum mechanics #new study #University of North Carolina #physicists
California adopts 'yes means yes' law in sexual assault cases

Sep 29, 2014

California adopts 'yes means yes' law in sexual assault cases

The legislation says silence or lack of resistance does not constitute consent. Under the bill, someone who is drunk, drugged, unconscious or asleep cannot grant consent. #US #Law #ThingsWeLike #Rape #California #sexual assault #Sex crimes #Rape Law #Rapes on University campuses
US university wants to confer honorary doctorate on PM Modi

Sep 27, 2014

US university wants to confer honorary doctorate on PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be conferred with an honorary doctorate by the Southern University System of Louisiana in the US. #NewsTracker #Modi #PM Modi #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #Southern University System of Louisiana
Bengal governor says outsiders brought trouble to Jadavpur University

Sep 25, 2014

Bengal governor says outsiders brought trouble to Jadavpur University

Bengal governor K N Tripathi, who is also the chancellor of Jadavpur University said "outsiders" had fomented trouble inside the prestigious institution. #India #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Kolkata #Crime #Sexual harassment #Jadavpur University #West Bengal CM #molestation case #probe panel
Fresh protests after Jadavpur University VC enters campus

Sep 25, 2014

Fresh protests after Jadavpur University VC enters campus

Fresh protests were triggered on the Jadavpur University campus on Thursday when ViceChancellor Abhijit Chakraborty stepped foot inside, one week after the alleged episode of use of force against the varsity's students during a stir. #West Bengal #Kolkata #Jadavpur University #VC #JU #Abhijit Chakraborty #students gherao
Kolkata Fresh protests after Jadavpur University VC enters campus

Sep 25, 2014

Kolkata Fresh protests after Jadavpur University VC enters campus

Fresh protests were triggered on the Jadavpur University campus today when ViceChancellor Abhijit Chakraborty came back on campus. #NewsTracker #Jadavpur University #JU protests #JU Vice Chancellor #Jadavpur University protests #JU students protests #Abhijit Chakraborty
Modi makes first move But with no leadership, can Muslims take advantage?

Sep 25, 2014

Modi makes first move But with no leadership, can Muslims take advantage?

The leadership vacuum within the Muslim top brass has indeed proved to be a fertile ground for clergies with vested interests to push themselves in the forefront and be important stakeholders. #Politics #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Jamia Millia Islamia #Aligarh Muslim University
Obese teenage boys likely to earn 18% lesser than their peers Survey

Sep 24, 2014

Obese teenage boys likely to earn 18% lesser than their peers Survey

The price of obesity may be much higher than earlier thought as researchers have found that men who are already obese as teenagers could grow up to earn up to 18 percent less than their peers of normal weight. #obesity #Sweden #teenagers #Swedish National Service #Linkoping University
Unfortunate what happened, hope good sense prevails, says Jadavpur VC

Sep 23, 2014

Unfortunate what happened, hope good sense prevails, says Jadavpur VC

"It is unfortunate what has happened. Let good sense prevail among the students. Let them come for discussion. I hope all problems will be solved," the VC said. #NewsTracker #Mamta Banerjee #JU #Jadavpur University molestation case #JU protests #JU students arrested #KN Tripathi