Panjab University Campus Election 2017

In a bid to ensure that they emerge victorious in the upcoming campus elections, the Punjab University Student Union (PUSU) has made special teams of leaders from each community who would be interacting with students in their mother tongue. Talking to Chandigarh Newsline, PUSU president Nishant Kaushal, said, “ We are just focusing on the sharing the achievements of our party among the new voters and for this purpose we have thought of interacting with the students in their mother tongue. As I belong to Himachal, so I would interact…

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Delhi University (DU) takes steps to ensure ragging-free campus

New Delhi With the academic year about to begin, the Delhi University has taken a slew of measures to ensure ragging-free and disciplined campus. At a proctorial meeting with officials of the DTC, Delhi Metro and the Delhi police held on Friday, decisions to make the campuses women-friendly were also taken. The university will set up two control rooms in North and South campus from July 20 to August 2 for easing the induction process of the freshers. The Delhi police will deploy women police personnel in plain clothes in the…

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Baby falcon named Lux, born on UC Berkeley campus, dies after window mishap

Berkeley , California One of two baby peregrine falcons born on the University of California, Berkeley campus, died after flying into a window, university officials said Wednesday. The chick, named Lux by the campus community, flew on Tuesday onto a 10th-floor balcony and got trapped. The bird hit a window as it tried to escape the balcony and died from the impact, the university said in a statement. The birds hatched in May at the university’s Campanile and were the first to be born on campus in recent memory. Lux and…

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DU tales: Sites in North Campus that will make you inquisitive about history

Who said history is boring? Did you know that the vice-chancellor’s office in North Campus is the place where Bhagat Singh was held captive for a day? There are many such nuggets of history hidden in the monuments in and around the North Campus of Delhi University. Though K- Nags (Kamla Nagar) and Hudson Lane will pop up as popular hang out options during conversations; use the breaks between your classes to get acquainted with the hidden gems of history on campus and feel the old stone on your skin.…

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