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JNU students boycotting exams won’t be eligible to register in next semester

JNU students boycotting exams won’t be eligible to register in next semester

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JNU students, who are boycotting exams, will not be eligible to register in the next semester if they fall short of the academic requirements of the institution, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has warned. Students, who are boycotting exams, will not be eligible to register in the next semester if they fall short of the academic requirements of the institution, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has warned. The students have called the boycott over the hostel fee hike issue. In a circular issued to students on Thursday, JNU said, “This is to inform that an alternative mode of conducting the end-semester examinations in the university has become imperative in view of persistent student strike, calls for boycotting the examinations and physical prevention of holding of
Things to do in Winter season

Things to do in Winter season

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November is halfway through and is being accompanied by a sharp drop in the temperature. Now opinions may differ from person to person about the famous ‘Dilli ki sardi’, but one cannot possibly escape the fun that the short span of winters bring in the otherwise scorching hot weather of Delhi. Here are a few things which come along the cold: 1. Morning Classes Blues Yes I know. Half of our population simply dreads the idea of letting go of the heavenly warm morning bed and that too to attend the early morning classes. A bit over sensitive to the cold, the attendance of morning lectures of these people drop faster than the temperature outside. 2. The DU winter break If you have friends in other universities, you will certainly know how lucky you are to have an extended,
Internship Update : Bangalore based Start-up is offering INR 1 Lakh to sleep

Internship Update : Bangalore based Start-up is offering INR 1 Lakh to sleep

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A Bengaluru-based startup is offering an incredible Rs 1 lakh for interns to sleep for 9 hours for 100 days! Wakefit Innovations Pvt. Ltd. has come up with a "sleep internship" in order to monitor people's sleeping patterns. The company website even says that the dress code for the job is "pajamas". The sleep internship is an attempt to bring back focus on sleeping health and "is another step towards making sleep an integral part of maintaining work-life balance in our lives" Chaitanya Ramalingegowda, the director and co-founder of Wakefit, told Business Insider. Interns will be expected to sleep on the company-provided mattress for 9 hours for 100 days and 7 nights a week at home itself. Their sleeping pattern will be monitored using a sleep tracker before and after using th...
DU law students not accepting nominees to gender panel

DU law students not accepting nominees to gender panel

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Students of DU’s Campus Law Centre (CLC) have alleged that the student election to the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) for sexual harassment at the centre were not conducted as per the rules. According to students, the Tier 1 election, where the class representatives for the ICC were selected, was done without proper notification and informing the students. On Monday, students will be protesting against the anomaly and demanding that the election be held as per law. Shivank Trivedi, the vice president of CLC’s students’ union, said, “In September, the university had asked the departments to select the CRs for the ICC. These CRs are different from the CRs elected for coordinating the day-to-day matters. But our centre did not notify this. When Law Centre-1 uploaded the matter on th
Delhi air pollution: AQI in ‘Poor’ category; Odd-Even rule suspended for 2 days

Delhi air pollution: AQI in ‘Poor’ category; Odd-Even rule suspended for 2 days

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After a few days of good air, Delhi's air quality seems like plunging once again because the Pollution levels in the national capital remained in the 'poor' category on Monday morning. At 5 AM, Delhi's the air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 232, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 251 & PM 10 at 232, both in 'poor' category in Lodhi Road area, according to AQI data. An AQI between 201 and 300 is ''poor'', 301-400 ''very poor'' and 401-500 ''severe''. An AQI above 500 falls in the severe plus category. With the winter setting in, a dip in the minimum temperature makes the air cold and heavy leading to accumulation of pollutants close to the ground, the System for Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) said. ...
Research activities taken aback at DU, as Subscription to more than 40 databases not renewed

Research activities taken aback at DU, as Subscription to more than 40 databases not renewed

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Subscription to over 40 online databases which provide access to journals and other resources has not been renewed by the Delhi University, and thus resulted in cutting scholars off from vital research material. This void of research material in the university has taken place through two contemporaneous processes. Direct Subscription to as many as 29 online databases has been stopped by the University since 2015. These databases included IEEE Xplorer which provided access to material on computer science, electric engineering and electronics, and has not been accessible since 2016. Another Journal source named Emerald Management Extra, which provides access to management journals, and not been accessible since 2015; and Science Direct, which provides research material in physical sci...