St Stephen's molestation case: HRD Ministry seeks report from DU

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has sent a notice to the Delhi University, seeking a report in the molestation case of a research scholar allegedly by a St Stephen's College professor.

St Stephen's molestation row: Accused resigns as Bursar
St Stephen's molestation row: Accused resigns as Bursar

St Stephen's professor Satish Kumar, who is facing charges of molesting a PhD student working under his supervision, has resigned from the post of college Bursar following which the Governing Body on Wednesday made a new appointment for the administrative position.

IIT-Kanpur student attempts suicide

A student of IIT-Kanpur allegedly tried to commit suicide by slitting his wrist here, official said on Tuesday.

UGC likely to allow PhD enrolment under distance education

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is actively considering relaxing its norms which would enable distance education institutions to offer MPhil and PHD programmes, benefiting nearly 10,000 students.

St Stephen's administration queried on sexual harassment case

The administration and internal probe committee of Delhi University's coveted St Stephen's College were questioned on Saturday over a sexual harassment case filed by a research student, police said.

St Stephen's professor accused of sexual harassment, DUTA seeks his resignation
St Stephen's professor accused of sexual harassment, DUTA seeks his resignation

A representative of the Delhi University Teachers Union (DUTA) on Saturday demanded an impartial probe into the alleged molestation incident of girl by a Bursar of the prestigious St Stephens College.

Woman, 102, to get doctorate, 77 year after Nazis blocked it

 A 102-year-old German woman is set to become the oldest person to receive a doctorate which will be awarded to her by the Hamburg University next week, 77 years after the Nazis blocked it because she was Jewish.

DU eases PhD norms for those working at space, def institutions

Scientists and professionals working at defence and space institutions and aspiring to pursue doctoral studies from Delhi University will now be able to do so while continuing with their full-time jobs.

TIFR — Research at TIFR

From working on subatomic particles to combining Algebra and Geometry, students at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research are doing it all. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports.

James Franco indulges in self-mockery

Actor James Franco is not bothered by criticism, and says his healthy perspective on life helps him to be able to make fun of himself.

Last month`s circular on research, doctoral programme is fake: UGC

In a big relief to those pursuing research and doctoral programmes, UGC said a circular issued last month recommending stringent guidelines for completing the programmes was "fake".

Magistrate moves HC against DU`s study leave condition for PhD

A metropolitan magistrate on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking relief from Delhi University`s mandatory requirement of taking two years` leave from work for pursuing PhD.

Kashmiri scholar accuses Pakistani supervisor of threats

A scholar from J&K has accused his supervisor at the Quaid-e-Azam University here of blackmail, torture and threats.

Pak: Rehman Malik to get PhD for peace

Pakistan`s Interior Minister Rehman Malik will be conferred an honorary doctorate for "bringing peace" to Karachi, a city that has hit by spiraling violence, a media report said Friday.

Govt panel suggests free research at PhD level in IITs

The Kakodkar committee, set up
to suggest broad areas of reforms in IITs and bring research
to the forefront in these elite institutes, is believed to
have suggested free research and studies at the PhD level.

100-year-old freedom fighter enrols for PhD

Age is no bar for this centenarian
freedom fighter from Assam Bholaram Das, who announced on his
100th birthday that he has enrolled for a PhD programme.

In a first, Chief of Army Staff clears PhD viva

Army Chief General V K Singh
on Friday cleared his Research Degree Committee (RDC) viva as a
prelude to obtain a PhD in Military Science from Barkatullah
University here.

Inflation won’t affect economic recovery: PHD

The Indian economy is on a very “positive direction” and the growth momentum will continue in the second half of the fiscal, said a leading industry chamber on Wednesday.