Former bureaucrat appointed acting VC of UP Univ
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday
appointed retired IAS officer Anees Ansari as vice-chancellor
of Urdu, Arabic and Persian University, an official spokesman
"Ansari, who had retired from the post of agriculture
production commissioner equivalent to the chief secretary,
would get three years tenure," he said.
Besides being a senior bureaucrat, Ansari is also a poet
with eight collections to his credit.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- DNA: APJ Abdul Kalam's last journey, India bids a tearful adieu
- DNA : Justice delivered; India hangs 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon
- Exclusive interview with Usman Majid, MLA, J&K Congress
- 14-year-old pregnant rape survivor allowed abortion by Supreme Court
- Four Indians kidnapped in Libya; Islamic State hand suspected
- Why did you choose Smriti Irani as HRD minister? Congress leader asks PM Narendra Modi
- Yakub Memon: The two men who lead police to 'House of Memons'
- Rajnath slams UPA for coining 'Hindu terrorists', Congress accuses BJP of playing politics on terror
- Meeting called by Speaker fails to end Parliament logjam; government indicates all-party meet
- Watch video: The epic battle between 'Machli' tigress and a 14-foot-long crocodile!