India’s most loved storyteller, Chetan Bhagat’s new novel is now open to booking on eCommerce website Flipkart. The book is about a love story set in Bihar and is called ‘Half Girlfriend’. The site announced that is taking pre-orders of the book. Last night Bhagat tweeted, “Tomo. New book announcement. Super excited.(sic)” He further added, […]

CWG 2014, Day 5: Jitu Rai wins gold, silver for Gagan Narang, Vikas Thakur

Glasgow: Pistol King Jitu Rai kept his reputation intact by clinching the gold medal before Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each to continue the shooters` heroics while young Vikas Thakur overcame pain to bag silver in weightlifting on the fifth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Monday. The […]

‘Shashi Tharoor deleted BBMs to Mehr Tarar, Sunanda Pushkar wanted to retrieve them’

New Delhi: In an explosive revelation, senior journalist Nalini Singh has said that Sunanda Pushkar was tensed and crying hard hours before her death. Notably, the TV journalist was the last person Sunanda called from her mobile. In an exclusive conversation with Media, Singh said she received a call from Sunanda at 12:10 am on January 17, hours […]

Delhi University agrees to scrap FYUP, Admissions likely to start from Monday

New Delhi: Facing severe criticism from various students’ organisations, academicians and political parties for delaying the admission process, the Delhi University (DU) on Friday agreed to comply with the University Grants Commission’s order to scrap its Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). According to reports, the DU has written a fresh letter to the UGC informing it […]

DU Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh resigns over FYUP row.

New Delhi: In a significant development in the DU-UGC row over Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), the Vice Chancellor of the University of Delhi, Dinesh Singh, resigned on Tuesday. The VC’s resignation is likely to further complicate the issue. The resignation came shortly after the Supreme Court refused to intervene in the row. The SC dismissed a plea moved […]

Students protest as Centre refuses to intervene in DU admissions row.

New Delhi: Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Monday said that her ministry will not intervene in a row between the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Delhi University regarding admissions under its controversial Four Year undergraduate Program. Talking to reporters, the Minister said, “St Stephens and Delhi University are fully aware that […]

Delhi University retains four-year undergraduate programme.

New Delhi: Delhi University on Saturday rejected University Grants Commission (UGC) directive to scrap the controversial four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) and instead tweak it a little to make it compliant with the National Policy on Education (NPE). DU’s Academic Council passed a resolution saying students seeking admission to undergraduate programmes would be admitted in three-year Bachelor’s […]