Thursday, 11 August, 2022

Topic: DUTA

Over 35 Delhi University teachers succumb to Covid in a month, DUTA says

DU Teachers’ Union said each college has seen at least three deaths and demanded jobs for the kin of the deceased, along with medical facilities for ad hoc teachers.

85% DU students don’t want online open book exams, survey by teachers’ body finds

The DU Teachers' Association surveyed over 51,000 students from undergraduate and postgraduate courses to understand how well received the idea would be.

Kejriwal government releases Rs 18.75 crore for salaries of employees of 12 DU colleges

The Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) said the grant released was 'inadequate' and that it will continue to pursue the matter.

Delhi University ad hoc teachers’ protest points to a deep rot in our undergraduate system

A university cannot achieve any sustainable excellence unless it has a strong undergraduate programme. And that needs good, stable teachers.

Teachers’ Day: Professors who teach to question are the first ones to go

As Narendra Modi felicitates teachers, we must pay attention to their fight for basic rights and respect.

UGC’s graded autonomy for DU colleges gives primacy to management, not academics

The UGC scheme attempts to cut the colleges from the very umbilical cord, which has been providing them with the required buoyancy and vibrancy. In...

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Taliban confirms Al-Qaeda chief Ayman-al-Zawahiri's killing; condemn US drone attack

Al-Zawahiri dispatch from heaven: I am reunited with Osama. This is the new Muslim Brotherhood

Before you read any theory about how I, as the CEO of terror group al-Qaeda, was killed by Joe Biden, let me walk you through my own story of love, lust and betrayal.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.