Everything you need to know about World University Centre: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about World University Centre: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Rajya Sabha MP and Former Union Minister Vijay Goel today expressed his concern over the sky rocketing cut-offs of Delhi University. The confusion regarding FYUP and delayed admissions has resulted in confusion and tension amongst students and administration alike.
The Delhi University Vice-Chancellor has been rightly forced to roll back his ill-thought and unjustified decision of implementing the Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP).
Global cinema icon and champion of various social causes, Mr Amitabh Bachchan has often sparked laudatory initiatives towards the betterment of society, such Polio Eradication
Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has struck a note of warning, saying there will be no tolerance for vandalism in protests during the FIFA World Cup, starting Thursday.
Sao Paulo, June 12 (IANS) Didier Drogba has given Ivory Coast an injury scare ahead of their World Cup Group C opener against Japan Saturday after leaving training early with a thigh injury.
New York, June 12 (IANS) A specific group of neurons found in a region of the brain are involved in detecting and maintaining adequate levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in blood and in modulating the activity of the neuronal groups that control respiratory activity, a study showed.
Sao Paulo, June 12 (IANS) Neymar says he is not interested in personal glory and his only aim is to help Brazil to a sixth World Cup title on home soil.
Madrid, June 12 (IANS) Andres Iniesta was the hero of the 2010 World Cup as the Barcelona and Spain midfielder scored the 116th minute goal which took the Spanish to their first World title with a 1-0 win over Holland.
Zagreb, June 12 (IANS) Croatia arrived in Sao Paulo Wednesday afternoon and few hours later had a training session at the Arena Corinthians where Niko Kovac's troops will try to stop Brazilians in the World Cup opener.
Amid the speculation to which country will be king of Football in the world, the much awaited FIFA World Cup 2014 is all set to begin today in Brazil. However each and every match of the World Cup is crucial and much hyped, but the first one of the tournament which will be played between Croatia and the host Brazil will be crucial one.
Sao Paulo, June 12 (IANS) Brazil, host team and big favourites to win World Cup 2014, are looking to begin the campaign with a victory in Thursday's opening match, and the underdogs Croatia would need do quite a bit to avoid a defeat in Sao Paulo.
Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has travelled to Brazil to party with friends on yacht during the World Cup.
Buenos Aires, June 12 (IANS) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said Wednesday she hoped the trophy of the Brazil World Cup, which begins Thursday, "stays in Latin America".
The Hague, June 12 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced that South Africa skipper Marsha Cox, England's Anne Panter, Germany's Moritz Furste and Australia's Liam De Young were elected by the World Cup players to the FIF Athletes Committee.
Berlin, June 11 (IANS/EFE) German football giants Bayern Munich have extended contracts with defender Philipp Lahm and midfielder Thomas Muller.
Paris, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Despite winning a lot of trophies and playing in many top tournaments, Spanish head coach Vicente del Bosque underlined that winning the FIFA World Cup is still the best.
Madrid, June 11 (IANS/EFE) While Brazil are the tournament favourites, the majority of Spanish fans believe that the Spain would successfully defend the title like Italy in 1938 and Brazil in 1962.
Sao Paulo, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that the "pessimists" who questioned her country's ability to host the FIFA World Cup have "lost".
Sao Paulo, June 11 (IANS/EFE) FIFA President Sepp Blatter has called on Brazilians to halt their protests ahead of the World Cup which will kick off Thursday.
Paris, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Recent polls showed that only nine percent of French fans think that France will win the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India's pistol shooter Jitu Rai won the silver medal in the men's 10-metre air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Munich, Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Different ministries need to work together if India wants to deal with cardiovascular diseases (CVD) - one of the main causes of death in the country, an official of the World Heart Federation (WHF) said Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Stung by the team's poor show in the ongoing World Cup, Hockey India (HI) Wednesday set-up a 11-member committee to evaluate the performance at the Hague, in the Netherlands.
Tokyo, June 11 (IANS) Top Indian doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa continued their good run when they proceeded to the women's doubles second round at the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series here Wednesday.
Caracas (Venezuela), June 11 (IANS/EFE) Football legend Diego Maradona has expressed confidence that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will be able to settle the strikes in her country ahead of the start of the FIFA World Cup in Sao Paulo Thursday.
Sao Paulo, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Honduras is eyeing more than just a draw in its FIFA World Cup opener against France on Sunday.
Sao Paulo, June 11 (IANS) Defending champions Spain and hosts Brazil start as favourites for the 2014 FIFA World Cup crown but South American giants Argentina and new kids on the block Belgium can spring a few surprises.
Rio de Janeiro, June 11 (IANS/EFE) After recovering from his injury, Dutch midfielder Jonathan de Guzman has joined the last training session of his team ahead of the FIFA World Cup which kicks off Thursday.
Curitiba (Brazil), June 11 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish team is concerned about the temperature changes during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil which kicks off Thursday.
Lille (France), June 11 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Winfried Schaefer said Jamaica's humiliating 0-8 loss to World Cup-bound France exposes the 'Reggae Boyz's' unpreparedness to compete with regular participants on football's biggest stage.
New York, June 11 (IANS) Know why married men go for more health check-ups than younger, unmarried adults? Kudos to their wives for "nagging" them into visiting the doctor.
New York, June 11 (IANS/CMC) Two-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica has withdrawn from the Adidas Grand Prix, the New York leg of the Diamond League circuit, set for Saturday.
Sao Paulo, June 11 (IANS) The two-day 64th FIFA Congress opened here with proposals for amendments to the FIFA statutes, regulations governing the application of the statutes, and standing orders of the Congress figuring high on the agenda.
Rio de Janeiro, June 11 (IANS) Seven out of the 32 teams which will play in the FIFA World Cup will have the highest level of security available.
New York, June 11 (IANS) The 'love hormone' not only triggers emotions when you see your beloved but also helps old muscles work like new.
Mexico City, June 11 (IANS) The Mexican Football Federation has said the city of Santos in Sao Paulo state welcomed their national team for the FIFA World Cup with celebration.
Rio de Janeiro, June 11 (IANS) The Dutch national team's line-up for the FIFA World Cup Group B match against Spain seems almost clear except for one spot in the midfield.
Dortmund, June 11 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund footballer Marco Reus will be sidelined for longer than expected as his injury is worse than initially thought.
Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus' friendship with Selena Gomez reportedly "turned sour" in 2008 because of Nick Jonas.
Salvador (Brazil), June 11 (IANS) Spain captain Iker Casillas believes his side are favourites to win the FIFA World Cup which kicks off Thursday.
New York, June 11 (IANS) Using a type of human stem cell, researchers have now created a three-dimensional (3D) functional human retinal tissue in the laboratory for the first time.
New York, June 11 (IANS) Love ready-to-eat oat cereal in breakfast but do not get that feeling of "fullness"? Switch to instant oatmeal.
On June 6 was celebrated the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the allied landings on Normandy that marked the beginning of the end of World War-II, a war that was supposed to end all wars. July 28 will be the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War-I, at that time called the Great War. And yet, today, the world is in greater conflict than at any previous period in its history.
Rio de Janeiro, June 11 (IANS) Victory for Brazil in their World Cup opener against Croatia Thursday is vital to the team's chances of winning football's most coveted trophy for a record sixth time, according to Selecao boss Luiz Felipe Scolari.
Rio de Janeiro, June 11 (IANS) Luis Suarez moved a step closer to proving his fitness for the FIFA World Cup by training with the Uruguay squad.
Rio de Janeiro, June 11 (IANS) Germany captain Philipp Lahm says Cristiano Ronaldo's fitness has no bearing on his team's preparations for their World Cup opener against Portugal Sunday.
Rio De Janeiro, June 11 (IANS) FIFA has confirmed that pop star Jennifer Lopez will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony.
Kabul, June 10 (IANS) Eight Afghan de-mining pesonnel were killed in a Taliban attack in the eastern province of Logar Tuesday, the presidential palace said.
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Beijing has abandoned a plan to rename subway stations after the 32 teams competing in the World Cup in Brazil amid fears that it would confuse passengers, the subway operators said Tuesday.
Zagreb, June 10 (IANS) Four years ago the Croatian national team didn't make it to the World Cup in South Africa. This year, luckily, Croatian football lovers don't have to go through that agony again and their focus will be on their team under coach Niko Kovac.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) "Pepsi Beats of the Beautiful Game", a music album comprising anthemic songs by chart-topping musicians like Timbaland and Rita Ora, was unveiled Tuesday to capture the energy and spirit of football ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Curitiba (Brazil), June 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish defender, Raul Albiol has expressed his worries about the playing surfaces at the 2014 World Cup.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Rising Spanish star Jese Rodriguez leads the brigade of most searched young football stars in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
New York, June 10 (IANS) Farmers could help combat climate change by applying more-precise amounts of nitrogen-based fertilisers, a study shows.
London, June 10 (IANS) Permanent hair dyes and perming treatments at salons may contain banned aromatic amines called toluidines that have carcinogenic properties, researchers warn.
London, June 10 (IANS) Tomatoes have many health benefits, but a new study finds that a daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease.
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (IANS) An English football fan, riding a Vespa scooter, covered 24,000 kilometres (15,000 miles) to see his country take part in the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
London, June 10 (IANS) Do you have a habit of keeping your cellphone in your trouser's pocket? It could damage your chances of becoming a father.
It may be seems something like bizarre, but the latest research shows that if you wish to protect your kids from obesity, make sure you get enough sleep on a daily basis. According to the study a parent's sleep has an effect on the likelihood that their children will be overweight or obese.
California, June 10 (IANS) For the first time, NASA has beamed a high-definition video via laser from space to ground. "Hello, World!" came the message from the International Space Station (ISS).
Sao Paulo, June 10 (IANS) The 64th FIFA Congress gets under way here Tuesday and football fans can watch the opening ceremony live on FIFA.com, according to the official website of the International Football Federation.
Sao Paulo, June 10 (IANS) Brazilian authorities have given clearance to Sao Paulo's Itaquerao stadium to host the World Cup opener between Brazil and Croatia Thursday.
New York, June 10 (IANS) If you wish to protect your kids from obesity, make sure you get enough sleep on a daily basis as a study has shown that a parent's sleep has an effect on the likelihood that their children will be overweight or obese.
London, June 10 (IANS) Late-life depression could become a major risk factor for developing Alzheimer's faster than others, a study says.
Accra (Ghana), June 10 (IANS) Ghana will sponsor 500 fans to cheer the national team, the Black Stars, at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, a senior official has confirmed here.
Montevideo (Uruguay), June 10 (IANS) Uruguay have left for Brazil to compete in the 2014 Brazil World Cup.
Paris, June 10 (IANS) Winning with a large score against "Reggae boys" at home, Les Bleus finished in a blaze of victory their preparation for World Cup games that boosted their confidence to make victory in the international tournament.
Santiago (Chile), June 10 (IANS) Chilean national football team midfielder Marcelo Diaz has described Australia as the team to beat at the preliminary group phase of the 2014 Brazil World Cup.
Zagreb (Croatia), June 10 (IANS) Walking through the streets of Zagreb, Croatia's capital city, you can sense that the start of the World Cup is just around the corner. Seeing everybody getting ready you would think that Brazil is Croatia's neighbour and not some country almost 10,000 km away.
Quito, June 10 (IANS) Ecuador called up a last-minute replacement to their 2014 World Cup squad after Segundo Castillo got injured in a warm-up match ten days ago.
United Nations, June 10 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has confirmed a total of 1, 459 cholera cases, including 31 deaths, in South Sudan by Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (IANS) Heavy rains and flooding in Brazil's southern state of Parana have claimed the lives of nine people and affected more then 51,418 residents across 74 towns, authorities said Monday.
Washington, June 9 (IANS/EFE) David Villa, former Valencia, Barcelona, and Atletico Madrid player, announced Monday that he will retire from international football after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
The Hague, June 9 (IANS) India's group campaign in the FIH Hockey World Cup came to an end with a 0-4 thrashing by defending champions Australia at the Kyocera Stadium here Monday.
Madrid, June 9 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's 22-year-old midfielder Jesus Resurreccion 'Koke' admits that when as a boy he watched the World Cup on TV, he thought it would be "impossible" to play in the tournament, but now he could play a major role in Spain's defence of their World title.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 9 (IANS) The Kerala assembly Monday, for a record fourth time, passed a unanimous resolution demanding that the Centre act as a mediator for building a new dam at Mullaperiyar.
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS) Poverty and unsustainable use of natural resources are the biggest challenges facing the humanity in the 21st century, parliamentarians from across the world who gathered here for a legislators summit said.
The Hague, June 9 (IANS) India suffered their third defeat in the FIH Hockey World Cup getting thrashed 0-4 by defending champions Australia in their last group match at the Kyocera Stadium here Monday.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Fashion designer Rocky S has associated with Miss India Organization to style the delegates representing India at Miss World 2014 and Miss Universe 2014.
New York, June 9 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, scientists have designed nanoparticles that can deliver drugs directly to a tumour.
New York, June 9 (IANS) Regenerating bone tissue through stem cells can now be easier and more precise.
London, June 9 (IANS) Years of neglect and indifference have led to thousands of deaths in the developing world because of some infectious diseases, a study shows.
Lille, June 9 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica suffered a humiliating 0-8 annihilation at the hands of France, as Les Bleus warmed up for Thursday's start of the FIFA World Cup in style.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) To develop digital vernacular content and disseminate classic literature in different languages, President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said an online platform "e-Bhasha" will be developed to preserve rich Indian languages.
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Despite the increasing penetration and influence of social media, policy researchers abstain from using it to share their works and rely on traditional media, a research says.
United Nations, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The UN has urged the international community to commit itself to keeping the oceans healthy and productive for current and future generations.
London, June 9 (IANS) Large animals in Ice Age that included Sabre-toothed cats, huge kangaroos, and a leopard-sized marsupial lion became extinct because of human hunters and not climate change, says a new study.
Tehran, June 9 (IANS) Iran's national football team defeated Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 in a FIFA World Cup warm-up match.
Rio De Janeiro, June 9 (IANS) Holders Spain were among three former World Cup winners to arrive in Brazil ahead of football's showpiece tournament.
Nairobi, June 9 (IANS) Kenya's Olympic champions David Rudisha and Ezekiel Kemboi will lead a star-studded Kenyan team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and subsequent Marrakech Africa Athletics Championships following the conclusion of the selection event here.
Rio de Janeiro, June 9 (IANS) Ciro Immobile bagged a hat-trick as Italy warmed up for the FIFA World Cup with a 5-3 victory over Brazilian Serie A club Fluminense.
Moscow, June 9 (IANS) Russian football team manager Fabio Capellp said his players were in a positive mood and determined to give their best in the FIFA 2014 World Cup but didn't want to predict anything.
Rio de Janeiro, June 9 (IANS) Robin van Persie had a disappointing season with Manchester United, suffering from several injuries, but is ready to conquer Spain in the first match of the Netherlands at the World Cup June 13 in Salvador, he said here Sunday.
Paris, June 8 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Rafael Nadal won his record ninth men's singles title at the French Open by beating second-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic in four sets at Court Philippe Chatrier here Sunday.
Paris, June 8 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal won his ninth men's singles title at the French Open beating Novak Djokovic in four sets here Sunday.
Montreal, June 8 (IANS) Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez qualified 11th and 13rd, respectively, for the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix at the 4.3 km Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve here.
Moscow, June 8 (IANS) Russia's national football team headed by manager Fabio Capello left for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil Sunday.
Miami, June 8 (IANS/EFE) The English national football team's last FIFA World Cup warm-up match ended in a goalless draw against Honduras here Sunday at the Sun Life Stadium.
Paris, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Spain's monarch Juan Carlos showed his support for compatriot tennis great Rafael Nadal via a phone call ahead of the French Open men's singles final against Serb Novak Djokovic.
The Hague, June 8 (IANS) The Indian hockey team is geared up to take on defending champions and current World Cup Group A toppers Australia at the Kyocera Stadium here Monday.