Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicAshoka university

Topic: Ashoka university

Ashoka University student found dead outside campus, police say he consumed poison

Police said the student told a passerby about his condition after he had consumed poison. An ambulance was called but he passed away on his way to the hospital.

A Carnatic singer, historian, Sanskrit professor revive Ashoka as India turns to Kautilya

Magsaysay awardee and musician T.M. Krishna launched an ambitious second edition of The Edict Project with Ashoka University Tuesday.

Eminent geneticist, neurobiologist K. VijayRaghavan to helm Ashoka University’s research wing

An alumnus of IIT-Kanpur, VijayRaghavan was awarded the Padma Shri in 2013 and the inaugural Infosys Prize in Life Sciences in 2009.

‘Embezzlement, violations’ — Haryana issues notice to Ashoka, 2 other private universities

Ashoka University, SRM University and World University of Design have been sent showcause notices for allegedly violating Haryana Private Universities Act. Universities deny allegations.   

With new campus & IIT collaboration, ‘liberal-arts hub’ Ashoka University eyes big science push

At present, the Haryana varsity offers some programmes in science, but with the expansion, the founders plan to offer a 'unique blend' of research in science and humanities.

Economist Arvind Subramanian to join Brown University months after quitting Ashoka University

Arvind Subramanian will join Brown University's Watson Institute as a senior fellow on 1 July.

Ashoka professor Mahesh Rangarajan appointed V-C of Krea University, will take charge in July

Rangarajan is currently professor of history at Ashoka University and a well-known columnist. He was previously director of Nehru Memorial Museum & Library.

No one is asking the right questions about Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s ouster from Ashoka University

We pick soft targets, we discuss inanities, but do not talk about the elephant in the room when it comes to Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s resignation.

What institutions like Ashoka University forget when hiring a Pratap Bhanu Mehta

If you choose a PB Mehta or a Ramachandra Guha, you are effectively choosing other faculty who vibe well with their own ideas, not those who challenge you.

Circumstances around Ashoka exit won’t change for foreseeable future, says Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Noted academician Pratap Bhanu Mehta had resigned from Ashoka University last week stating that his association with the institution might be 'considered a political liability'.

On Camera

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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