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Delhi government cuts funding of 28 Delhi University colleges

The Delhi government today ordered a freeze on funding of 28 Delhi University colleges which are either fully or partially funded by it following the varsity’s failure to appoint governing bodies since months. As first reported by The Indian Express on July 20, even after 11 communications in the past… Read more »

Change in hostel curfew irks students in Delhi

Women students of a postgraduate hostel of Delhi University have expressed anger at new rules, which have reportedly brought forward the ‘curfew’ timing by an hour to 9 pm. The rules also state that hostel residents cannot interfere in the “management of the hostel”. But boarders said they cannot protest… Read more »

About 28 Delhi University colleges to be audited over graft complaints: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday wrote to CAG demanding an audit of 28 Delhi University colleges, wholly or partially funded by the state government, after receiving complaints of corruption against them. The move comes a day after the Delhi government ordered a freeze on the funding of the… Read more »

Delhi University’s special admission drive to fill up vacant reserved seats

Delhi University will conduct a special admission drive for applicants under the reserved categories and bring out two more cutoffs for about 1,500 seats. Officials said some colleges still have seats in the reserved categories, including SC, ST, OBC, Person with Disability (PwD), Children/Widows of Armed Forces, sports and extracurricular activities… Read more »

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Meal for two: Rs 1800 (including taxes) Address: 3rd Floor, DLF Mall of India, Sector 18, Noida. 8860030323 Much like the city it is inspired by, the menu at Cafe Delhi Heights has no cultural or geographical segregation. A Sindhi Kadhi sits cheek by jowl with an Indonesian Lamb Rendang… Read more »

From apple jalebis to macarons: Six places in Delhi where you can eat amazing desserts

Who doesn’t like to tuck into a plateful of sinfully gooey chocolate cakes, especially on a rain soaked day? It’s the stuff dreams are made of where you can just stare at the downpour through the window, share a laugh with friends and chomp away to glory! If you are… Read more »

Hypertension and diabetes kill more people in Delhi than other diseases, says report

Each year, more people die of hypertension and diabetes in Delhi than dengue or malaria, says a new report released on Wednesday. The ‘State of Health of Delhi’ report was released by the NGO Praja Foundation. In 2015, 3,890 hypertension-related and 1,356 diabetes-related deaths were reported from hospitals and dispensaries… Read more »

Delhi government launches ‘merit cum means’ scholarship scheme

Delhi government on Tuesday launched ‘merit cum means’ scholarship scheme in the national capital, with an aim to benefit the students from poor and moderate means of income group. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, while making the announcement in New Delhi, said the scholarship scheme would be a fee waiver… Read more »

Delhi University colleges announce fifth cutoff, 10% seats left for those yet to make the cut

Delhi University colleges released the fifth cutoff list for admissions on Monday, which saw most sought-after colleges close admissions to popular course choices. With only about 10% of the seats still up for grabs, the cutoffs for the few seats that are still available at these colleges for the some of the… Read more »

Delhi Police, college students and authorities brace for day one of Delhi University

The new academic session at Delhi University (DU) begins on July 20. And freshers have mixed feelings — nervousness about whether they’ll ‘fit in’ and excitement to step into a more chilled-out phase of their lives. Some even fear being bullied. But here’s what: From the various college authorities and… Read more »