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CBSE aligns with DU

CBSE aligns with DU

EDITORIAL
Every year the time gap between the revaluation process and the DU application is an issue for the students. Those who applied for revaluation lost their chance of being in DU as the result of the revaluation comes  after 28 days from the declaration of the CBSE results. Last year also a student filed a complaint against the CBSE saying that due to the delay in the revaluation he lost his chance of filling DU forms. This year the results were announced early by the CBSE due to the directions given by the court regarding the declaration of results and speedy revaluation process. Now the CBSE is trying to convince DU authorities to close the registration process after the declaration of Revaluation results. However the process has not even begin yet . It was said that it may be s...
Bubble Parade New Delhi 2019 is here to break the bubble of silence

Bubble Parade New Delhi 2019 is here to break the bubble of silence

EDITORIAL
Sunday, 26th May 2019 | Connaught place In India, every second child is sexually abused. 90% of cases go unreported. There is silence around the topic of child sexual abuse. It is crucial to break the bubble of silence. To spread awareness about the issue of child sexual abuse, Our Voix and Those In Need have collaborated to bring ‘Global Bubble Parade’ in New Delhi this 26th May 2019. Our Voices are powerful. Our Voice has the power to make a dent into this world. There is still a generation whose voices are not heard by society, a section whose voice was missing from me too campaign. Let’s be their voice today. Let’s be the voice for our younger brother and sisters, cousins and nephews, etc. The Bubble Parade, a fundraising initiative for Our Voix will be based on the theme of
DELHI UNIVERSITY: SANITATION WORKERS PROTEST AGAINST THEIR HAPHAZARD DISMISSAL

DELHI UNIVERSITY: SANITATION WORKERS PROTEST AGAINST THEIR HAPHAZARD DISMISSAL

COLLEGE BUZZ, EDITORIAL
On International Workers Day, The Sanitation Workers  at  Delhi University organized a protest outside the Arts Faculty in North Campus after their contract was abruptly cancelled by the administration. The move, effective from Wednesday, will leave hundreds of workers unemployed. Most of the karamcharis have been working in the university for 10-15 years and said they were informed a week ago through various sources about their possible termination while others were not even given any official information. The DU has terminated the contract with Sulabh International and engaged a private company, Nex Gen Manpower Services Pvt Ltd. This company has refused to employ the existing workers. It will reportedly employ a set of “well-trained workers”. On Wednes
Funds trouble: Delhi University blames government for delaying GB Nod

Funds trouble: Delhi University blames government for delaying GB Nod

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A day after deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia told the Delhi University vice-chancellor that the government is stopping the funding of 28 colleges, DU on Thursday cited a letter claiming the government has not verified the names sent by it. Out of these 28 DU colleges, 16 get only 5% of their funds from Delhi government while 12 receive 100% funding. A senior university official claimed that DU had sent the names of its nominees to Delhi government around April 8. “We have sent the list with more than the required names. On April 24, we sent a reminder asking the government to finalise the list so that the university can carry out the process of the GB selection. Once we get the list back, we will immediately take action,” said the official. Despite repeated attempts, the gover
Plea regarding DU records adjourned by High Court

Plea regarding DU records adjourned by High Court

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On Tuesday a plea was adjourned by HC regarding the disclosure of students who passed Bachelor of Arts course in 1982 under RTI act. The hearing is postponed to July 25 by Justice V. Kameswar Rao as DU's Lawyer was in Gujarat to caste his vote in elections. It's the same year when Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi also cleared his exam. Advocate Trideep Pais, representative of RTI activists argued that convocation is a public event but DU is denying to disclosethe results of a particular year only. The petition was filed by varsity challenging CIC's order allowing activist Neeraj to check the records. After getting a stay on the orders on 23 January 2017, the hearing was up on tuesday which is now adjourned till July 25. The University argues as the information is related to a th...
DU mulls online marks calculator, hike in admission cancellation fee

DU mulls online marks calculator, hike in admission cancellation fee

CAMPUS BULETIN, EDITORIAL
The standing committee of Delhi University’s Academic Council (AC) on Thursday recommended introduction of an “online calculator” in the admission software to help students automatically calculate their “best-four” percentage required to get admission in undergraduate courses. In a meeting on Thursday, members of the standing committee also recommended that the “same formula” should be set and followed by all DU colleges while calculating the best-four percentage for any course. Colleges across the DU consider the marks of the “best-four” subjects of students to calculate their percentage for the cut-offs. “Every college has its own criteria of selecting “best-four” subjects while calculating percentage of candidates during admissions. For instance, some colleges make it mandator