BHU (Banaras Hindu University) is a university in the city of Varanasi in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in India.
BHU (Banaras Hindu University) is a university in the city of Varanasi in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is a central university and it commands the distinction of being largest university in India in terms of residential campus. And this central university houses some 24,000 students in its sprawling campus 1350 acres. The university was founded in the year 1916 with the efforts of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya.
The BHU is situated on the land donated by Kashi Naresh, the then ruler of the region. You can find students from different parts of the India and neighboring countries residing in a large number of hostels situated in and outside the campus. The institute offers a large number of courses in the streams like engineering, arts, commerce, science, management, visuals arts, Sanskrit, dental sciences and agriculture. Most of its colleges and institutions are pioneer in the field of education. In a recent survey of Indian universities conducted by India today the Banaras Hindu University was ranked second in India. Recently, the institute has started its south campus named Rajiv Gandhi South Campus in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. In brief, the institute is realizing the goals of its founder Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Sharad Pawar will confer awards on four farming communities for their outstanding work in conservation of genetic resources, in a ceremony here today.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Qualcomm Incorporated has developed SootSwap, a mobile application for monitoring the adoption of clean cooking technologies, a company official said here Friday.
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) In a first, citizens of Varanasi Friday lodged police complaints against "unknown" people for polluting the Ganga.
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) After travelling over 5,000 km and covering 27 places across seven states in two months, the central command of the Indian Army Monday bade farewell to the "Surya Kiran" torch, which was immersed in the Ganga at Varanasi.
Varanasi, May 5 (ANI): People in Varanasi and areas around in northern India are reeling under heat wave as temperatures are still soaring.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The US Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador, Eric Goosby, is on a three-day visit to India this week to recognise the successful health partnership between the two nations.
Varanasi, April 30 (ANI): A school in Varanasi celebrated 'Watermelon Day' on Tuesday, in a bid to promote greater consumption of the summer fruit among children as well as to educate them on the ill effects of junk foods and aerated drinks.
Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) An assistant engineer with the Uttar Pradesh irrigation department has been shot at by some unidentified assailants in Balia town, police said Sunday.
Varanasi, April 28 (IANS) As the sun rose across the sandy banks of the Ganga at the Rajendra Prasad ghat at Varanasi Sunday, life turned a new leaf for the 100-odd widows of Kashi -- NGO Sulabh international launched a pension and medical welfare scheme for them.
Varanasi/Allahabad, April 26 (ANI): A large number of Hindu devotees took a holy dip in River Ganges during the lunar eclipse to achieve salvation.
The first trailer of much-awaited film "Raanjhanaa" starring tamil superstar Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor in the lead roles is out. Raanjhanaa is a romantic love story directed by Anand L. Rai of Tanu Weds Manu fame, written by Himanshu Sharma and produced by Krishika Lulla under the banner Eros International. The film is scheduled to release on June 21 this year.
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) She is from Varanasi, but Shanvi Srivastav is quite popular in southern films and now yearns to play rural characters that are contrary to her real personality.
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh Police constable and his lover, also a cop, committed suicide in Varanasi late Sunday, police said.
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) Over 7.50 lakh cable TV sets went blank in seven major cities of Uttar Pradesh Monday, a day after the deadline to get set top boxes installed expired.
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) Over 7.50 lakh cable TV sets went blank in seven major cities of Uttar Pradesh Monday, a day after the deadline to get set top boxes installed expired.
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Donations to the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi will now enjoy 100 percent income tax exemption.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Thai Airways Wednesday announced direct non-stop flights from New Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad to two key cities in the south-east Asian country with a tariff to cater to the growing traffic between the two countries.
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Donations to the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi would now get 100 percent income tax exemption, an official spokesperson of the state government said. A decision to this effect was taken by the state cabinet Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) It wouldn't be too hard to stick out in a simple white shirt and black pants amid a crowd of glamorous dresses, jazzy shirts, colourful trousers and high heels. Varanasi-based Badruddin and Hanumanta were a duo with a mission of creating awareness of the charm of India's age-old handloom work - and its growing problems.
Varanasi, March 15 (IANS) A sadhu was arrested here Friday for trying to molest an Italian woman, police said.
Varanasi/ New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Hindu devotees are celebrating the festival of Mahashivratri with traditional and religious fervour across the country today.
New Delhi/Varanasi, Mar. 2 (ANI): Highlighting the need for strengthening the law enforcement agencies in the country, Union Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday condemned the rape of a seven-year-old girl in Mangolpuri, and said there is a need to change the mindset of the people at large.
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb.24 (ANI): Silk weavers in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, have expressed their ire over the government's false promises of providing them with basic amenities.
New Delhi/Mumbai/Varanasi, Feb 22 (ANI): All major cities across India have been put on high alert after twin blasts in Hyderabad, in which at least 14 people killed and several others injured.
Lucknow, Feb 20 (IANS) Spicejet has announced flight services between this Uttar Pradesh capital and Varanasi to Sharjah from next month.
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Smita Patil and Raj Babbar's son Prateik is taking a long introspective sabbatical from the public eye until his next release "Isaaq", a North Indian take on Shakespeare's "Romeo And Juliet", which would be the actor's do-or-die bid to consolidate his precarious position as an eclipsed star son.
Sarnath (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 2 (IANS) It's a trip down the Buddha's lane, into antiquity and serenity. Tracking the Buddha's path, the Mahaparinirvana Express is for the historian, the tourist and, of course, the pilgrim seeking salvation in retracing the footsteps of the man who walked this land some 2,400 years ago.
Varanasi, Feb 2 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar came out in support of Kamal Haasan after his film "Vishwaroopam" was forced out of cinemas by the Tamil Nadu government and gave rise to a debate on limits to freedom of expression.
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan.20 (ANI): Artists in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, have created sand sculptures that showcase burning issues affecting the common man.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Gursharan Kaur, the wife of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate an exhibition-cum-sale "Textiles from Rajasthan and Gujarat" as part of the 'Handloom Month' tomorrow at Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Ltd. (CCICL) showroom at Janpath.
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Shares of budget carrier SpiceJet gained around five percent in intra-day trade at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Tuesday on the back of reports that Middle East-based Qatar Airways is planning to invest in the company.
Varanasi, Jan.7 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama will preside over a special congregation and prayer sessions for global peace here.
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) Three policemen, including an additional superintendent of police (ASP), were killed when a speeding truck rammed into their official vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district Tuesday, police said.
Lucknow, Dec 26 (IANS) A mother and daughter hailing from Tamil Nadu were found dead Wednesday in a 'dharamshala' in Uttar Pradesh's temple city of Varanasi, police said. A suicide note has been recovered.
Varanasi, Dec.21 (ANI): Threatened by rumours of doomsday, devotees and tourists thronged the holy city of Varanasi on Thursday for shelter and to offer prayers.
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): An Indian man has been living on a guava tree for the past nine months because his wife refused to say sorry for cheating on him.
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) In a setback to the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government's move to release the accused in the 2006 Varanasi blasts, the district administration has strongly opposed "any such action".
Varanasi, Dec 16 (IANS) The 18th century Kashi Vishwanath temple, one of India's most famous pilgrim spots, is all set for a golden makeover, the area around it cleaned and widened and smaller shrines around it beautified.
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) Sidharth Srinivasan, known for his critically acclaimed debut feature film "Pairon Talle", has confirmed that his next Hindi outing is titled "Traas (The Profane)", a fever-dream horror fable.
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Dec.11 (ANI): Expectant parents are visiting maternity homes in Varanasi, and asking doctors to deliver their babies on 12/12/12, the once-in-a-century date, which is also being hailed as a very auspicious day by astrologers.
Varanasi, Nov.25 (ANI): Hundreds of people participated in a unique Owl Festival in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, to highlight the current state of the country's political class.
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his father, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, have time and again expressed their indebtedness to Muslims for voting them to power in the assembly elections earlier this year.
Mumbai/Patna/Varanasi/New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): A large number of devotees across India observed fasts, worshipped Sun God and took holy morning dips on the occasion 'Chhath', a Hindu festival dedicated to Sun God.
Varanasi/Siliguri, Nov.19 (ANI): Devotees in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh and in Siliguri, West Bengal, observed the 'Chhath' Festival, a Hindu festival dedicated to Sun God, on Monday on the banks of the River Ganges.
Varanasi, Nov 14 (ANI): The people of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on occasion of Diwali prayed for the well being of Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai, whose campaign for girls' education made her a target of the Taliban.
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Telugu producer Bujji Babu says his upcoming romantic entertainer "Chamak Challo" will focus on the modern-day perspective towards relationships.
Varanasi/Allahabad/Kathua, Oct.30 (ANI): Fear of an epidemic lurches in Uttar Pradesh due to an increase in the number of cases of dengue fever.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 (IANS) A special train that takes tourists on a weeklong spiritual tour through different Buddhist centres in north and east India will cover such sites in Odisha from late December, an official release said Monday.
Varanasi, Oct. 22 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murali Manohar Joshi on Monday refused to react on allegations that children of senior BJP leaders had or were indulging in improper business dealings.
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) "Save Your Legs!", an Australian feature film around the theme of cricket, is set for its India premiere at the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) Sunday.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct.19 (ANI): Australian feature film, SAVE YOUR LEGS!, will screen in India for the first time at the Mumbai Film Festival as part of Oz Fest, the biggest Australian cultural festival ever staged in India.
Varanasi/Kolkata, Oct. 15 (ANI): Devout Hindus converged on the banks of River Ganges in Varanasi on Monday to take holy dip as part of their annual ritual of 'Pind Daan' and prayed for the salvation of their ancestors.
Varanasi, Oct.12 (ANI): At least five students died in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, on Friday after their institute's bus collided with a speeding truck.
A farmer is getting mobile phone text messages from his cows in the middle of the night telling him they are in the mood for love.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The government Thursday decided to upgrade five airports -- Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Mangalore, Lucknow and Varanasi -- to the international level.
Lucknow, Sep 30 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday flagged off a bicycle rally in Lucknow to create awareness about healthy lifestyle and fitness and promote cycling culture across the state.
Varanasi, Sep 29 (IANS) Tourists from countries having a sizeable Buddhist population such as Thailand and Malaysia would be provided visas on arrival, Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai said Saturday.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Some take to sport simply for sheer pleasure of playing and some others strive to excel in a competitive world. The Suresh Kumar is seen as a star runner by the fans, but the defending champion of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in the elite category for Indian men says he runs only for the money.
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who plays a 17-year-old in Aanand Rai's "Raanjhanaa" is trapped in a strange dilemma. Her character can't get older until a ghost voice is found to sing a song for her.
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) took to the streets across the Uttar Pradesh Friday to protest the diesel price hike.
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) A trooper of the Central Reserve Police Force shot and injured himself Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh, police said.
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Army in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday flagged off a group of 25 people from a town near the Line of Control (LoC) in the state's Rajouri district for an industrial awareness tour to enable them to see how development schemes had worked in other parts of the country.
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday asked officials to complete all arrangements by Sep 11 for the departure of Haj pilgrims from the state.
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will host a two-day international Buddhist conference in Varanasi Sep 29-30.
Lucknow/Varanasi, Aug.20 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday lashed out at Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma for saying that farmers are benefiting from inflation.
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug.16 (ANI): Authorities her have installed 14 close circuit television cameras at major intersections to ward off possible militants attacks.
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Four crude bombs were recovered in the civil court complex here Thursday, police said.
Film: "Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part 2"; Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Richa Chadda, Rajkumar Yadav, Zeishan Quadri; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Rating: ****
Varanasi, July 28 (ANI): Students across various schools and colleges on Saturday formed a human chain here to spread awareness about environment conservation among the masses, and vowed to conserve theorests.
London, July 27 (IANS) The Indian government will notify allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail after building a wider political consensus and there is no question of "revisiting" the decision taken last November, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Friday.
The prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case, who had flown from state capital and was spotted at different points in India Monday finally surrendered to police in Varanasi city, Uttar Pradesh, city Police said. An Assam Police team will leave for Uttar Pradesh Tuesday to bring him back to the state.........
Varanasi, July 23 (ANI): Prime accused in the ignominious Guwahati public molestation incident, Amar Jyoti Kalita, was arrested here on Monday.
Lucknow/Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) The prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case has surrendered to police in Varanasi city, Uttar Pradesh Police said Monday. An Assam Police team will leave for Uttar Pradesh Tuesday to bring him back to the state.
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case has surrendered to police in Varanasi city, police said Monday.
Allahabad/ Varanasi, July 23 (ANI): Nag Panchmi, the annual festival dedicated to the serpent divinity was celebrated with full religious fervour across Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
Washington, July 19 (ANI): A Professor from Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi will collaborate with a scientist at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research to investigate treatments for a fatal disease affecting some of the world's poorest people.
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) A "Fish-on-Wheels" project that serves up delectable sea food delicacies in cities across the state is proving to be a hit across Uttar Pradesh. There is now a growing demand for franchises of the mobile fish parlours scheme undertaken by the Uttar Pradesh Fisheries Development Board.
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai today said that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries should explore ways and means for more exchange of tourists amongst them.
Varanasi, July 5 (ANI): Over one thousand children from the city will form a parliament of their own to take up issues concerning them.
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) First it was Geoff Dyer who spun the heady glamour of the Venice Biennale with the magic of the holy temple town of Varanasi into "Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi" in 2009.
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Writer Geoff Dyer had spun the heady glamour of the Venice Biennale with the magic of the holy temple town of Varanasi into "Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi" in 2009.
Kanpur, June 28 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl succumbed to bullet wounds here Thursday after a tipsy Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector opened fire during a marriage procession, officials said.
BHU BA (Hons) Social sciences, BSC (Hons) Bio group and BCom (Hons)/ Financial Markets Mgt entrance results 2012 have been declared. The results are available on the institute website http://bhu.ac.in
BHU BA, BSc (Ag) entrance results 2012 has been declared. The students can check their results on the Banaras Hindu University website http://bhu.ac.in
Patna/Varanasi, June 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday backed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's recent comment that the NDA's Prime Ministerial candidate should be somebody with 'secular credentials'.
BHU B. Ed. result 2012 has been declared. The candidates can check their results on the Banaras Hindu University website http://bhu.ac.in
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A two-day festival of African culture opened at the Kamani Auditorium in the capital Monday with music and dance performances by troupes from Zambia, the Seychelles and Ghana.
Varanasi, June 14 (ANI): Gitanjali, a young gymnast hailing from the city has plans to win laurels at the International Children's Gymnastic Championship in Russia.
UP CPMT results 2012 have been declared. The results are available on the website http://csmmu.in/cpmt12/get_result.php
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Artistes from as many as five African countries - the Seychelles, Zambia, Sudan, Ghana and Senegal - will bring to India their folklores, dances and music during a two-day Africa Festival in the national capital June 18-19, it was officially announced.
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Passengers who escaped the derailment of the Doon Express at Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh arrived in the state capital here early Friday and recounted their ordeal and horror of the previous afternoon.
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Rattled by the opposition attack for failing law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) A.C. Sharma and Principal Home Secretary R.M. Srivastava would begin touring the state Saturday, officials said here Friday.
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown call against the petrol price hike, supported by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), disrupted life in all cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh Thursday.
Varanasi, May 31 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees converged on the banks of River Ganga in Varanasi on Thursday to celebrate the Ganga Dussehra festival which marks the day when the Goddess Ganga descended on earth through the locks of Lord Shiva.
Jhajjar/Varanasi, May 30 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh over his perceived hesitancy in tackling endemic corruption.
Varanasi, May 30 (IANS) Taking pot shots at the prime minister, firebrand BJP leader Uma Bharati Wednesday said if Manmohan Singh quits public life over allegations of corruptions she would gift him saffron robes.
Vrindavan/Mumbai/Varanasi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated across the country on Sunday and on Saturday with the usual gaiety, fevour and tradition associated with it.
New Delhi, Mar.2 (ANI): Thousands of devotees flocked to temples across India today to celebrate the Hindu festival of Maha Shivaratri.
Varanasi, Feb 14 (ANI): Valentine's Day fever has gripped the city of Varanasi again.holesalers of flowers, in particular are doing brisk business.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that India remained "vulnerable" to terrorism as new groups were suspected to be behind some terror attacks that took place in recent years.