Sexual harassment case registered against private university chancellor, 2 others

One woman professor working in a private university here was allegedly sexually harassed by the university's chancellor and two others, following which a case has been registered on Tuesday against the three in this connection.

Tarun Gogoi inaugurates Assam Women's University in Jorhat
Tarun Gogoi inaugurates Assam Women's University in Jorhat

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi inaugurated first women's only university - Assam Women's University - in Jorhat.

Tamil Nadu Governor tells varsities to focus on knowledge creation

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah stressed on the importance of knowledge creation and making universities research-oriented and asked Vice-Chancellors to take steps in this regard.

Odisha to get its second Agriculture University: Minister

Odisha will soon get its second Agriculture University in the poverty stricken KBK (Kalahandi-Balangir-Koraput) region of the state.

Himachal university pensioners observe black day

Pensioners of an agricultural university in Himachal Pradesh observed the Independence Day as a `black day` because they have been deprived of their monthly pension for five months.

University students throng to Red Fort to hear PM Modi`s speech

Hundreds of students from several colleges of Delhi University, Jamia Millia Islamia University, IP University and others, thronged to the historic Red Fort in large numbers to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech on Independence Day.

Tamil Nadu has maximum number of universities in country

Tamil Nadu has the maximum 59 universities in the country and there was no need for a new one, the government informed the Assembly.

Chile mulls ditching university tuition: Minister

University tuition, which has sparked violent protests in Chile over spiraling increases, could be scrapped under a new government plan, a top official said.

Clashes near Tikrit as Iraqi troops strike back

Iraqi forces pressed a campaign Saturday to retake militant-held Tikrit, clashing with Sunni fighters nearby and pounding positions inside the city with air strikes in their biggest counter-offensive so far.

Egypt to try nearly 100 Morsi backers over bombing, murders

Egypt`s prosecution service on Saturday referred nearly 100 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to trial for alleged murders, a bombing and torching a university building, in two separate cases.

Iraqi troops push to retake Tikrit from rebels, parties pursue talks

Iraqi government forces backed by helicopter gunships began an offensive on Saturday to retake the northern city of Tikrit from Sunni Islamist militants while party leaders pursued talks that could end Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki`s divisive rule.

Punjab moots food processing university

Punjab government today said it has mooted a proposal to set up a Food Processing University on the lines of National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM).

Iraq forces fight for militant-held Tikrit

Iraqi forces fought for a strategically located university campus outside Tikrit Friday and bombarded the city in an effort to retake it from Sunni Arab insurgents.

Iraq helicopters fire on university campus in insurgent-held city

Iraqi helicopters fired on a university campus in Tikrit on Friday to dislodge insurgents who overran the city in an onslaught that has given them control of most majority Sunni regions and brought them close to Baghdad.

Baghdad car bombs kill 60; militants storm Ramadi university

A wave of car bombs exploded across Baghdad on Saturday, killing more than 60 people, and militants stormed a university campus in western Iraq, security and medical sources said.

Tony Iommi appointed University music professor

Black Sabbath star Tony Iommi is to pass on his rock `n` roll knowledge to students in his native UK as a university music professor.

Jim Carrey receives honorary degree from university

Hollywood funnyman Jim Carrey received an honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts Honoris Causa from Maharishi University of Management on Saturday.

Dating site`s campaign for lecturers to have sex with students gets banned

A campaign, dubbed `Shag At Uni`, that encouraged lecturers to have sex with students on a university dating website has been forced to stop.

Billionaire Vinod Khosla`s daughter blackmailed by ex-boyfriend over nude pics

A former boyfriend of Indian-American billionaire investor Vinod Khosla`s daughter has been charged with threatening to publish her naked photos as part of an extortion plot.

DTU admission irregularities to be probed

A three-member committee has been constituted to conduct a probe on alleged irregularities involved in the admission process of the Delhi Technological University.