A China-initiated alliance of 12 leading universities from nine countries on six continents vowed on Monday to enhance cooperation on research related to climate change. Universities bear special responsibilities and missions in tackling climate change, He Jiankun, chairman of a committee at Tsinghua University's Institute for Climate Change and Sustainable Development, said on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations climate change conference in Madrid. "Just as other sectors, they should carry out climate actions with initiative," He said. "Meanwhile, universities are tasked with conducting scientific research. They should offer new knowledge and solutions for climate issues by working on new technologies and looking into policies." The Global Alliance of Universities on Climate, initiated by Tsinghua, was established in Beijing in May. "The coming decades will be the key era for coping with climate change and the youth on campus are going to be backbones of this combat," He said. … [Read more...] about University alliance to enhance cooperation on climate change research
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A 45-year-old senior journalist of a Chandigarh-based English newspaper fought off an unidentified man who molested her at Panjab University’s Botanical Garden here while she was on a routine morning walk around 7.30am on Monday.The journalist, who lives on the campus, said the man, who appeared to be in his mid-forties, stealthily sneaked up behind her, pushed himself on to her, groped her and entered into a scuffle that lasted 15 minutes before she escaped his clutches and ran towards the gate of the garden traumatised, while he vanished “into nothingness”. “Nearly 15 minutes of grappling with him alone, I screamed for someone to hear me, hoping this is not the way my life will end. I hit him with one hand as I, pushed to the ground and on my knees, balanced myself against falling flat to give him more control over me,” she wrote in an account.She suffered injuries on her face and bruises on her arms in the attack.HE HAD STALKED HER TWO DAYS AGO, TOOThe … [Read more...] about Senior journalist on morning walk fights back molester for 15 minutes in Chandigarh’s Panjab University Botanical Garden
Dual degree or integrated courses are simply better than any regular course. After successful completion of the course candidate gets two degrees. Now, we come to our topic BA LLB or BBA LLB. Actually it depends on the candidate's choice or what he/she wants to do after completing his/her studies. Both BA LLB and BBA LLB are five-year integrated courses with the eligibility of 10+2 with any subject with minimum 50% marks. Subjects, apart from the Law, you study in BA LLB - History, Sociology, Economics and Political Science - while in BBA LLB the subjects like Business Environment & Ethical Practices, Human Resource Management and Strategic Management are taught. In BBA LLB, the candidates get specialized knowledge about corporate law, acquisitions and mergers while in BA LLB arts (Humanities) subjects are covered with law. BBA LLB is relatively a new concept, if you wish to work as a Corporate Lawyer, then you should opt for BBA LLB as it will help you understand Corporate Laws … [Read more...] about BA LLB or BBA LLB: Which one is better option for bright career?
A Sanskrit professor at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has been allegedly attacked by students for supporting his Muslim colleague, Firoz Khan, whose appointment as assistant professor had sent students on protests for the past one month.The Dalit professor is a senior faculty member in the Sanskrit Vidya Dharam Vigyan (SVDV) department where Mr. Khan has been appointed.“I was sitting in a classroom when some students barged in and started abusing me in foul language. They asked me to stop supporting a Muslim’s appointment to the faculty. “I felt unsafe and came out. Some of the students then hurled stones at me and later caught up with me and shoved and pushed me. I could escape because a stranger gave me a lift on his scooter,” Professor Shanti Lal Salvi told reporters .Mr. Salvi alleged a colleague had instigated the students and that he has complained to Vice-Chancellor Rakesh Bhatnagar against the professor.A student, who was a part of the group that … [Read more...] about BHU professor attacked for supporting Muslim colleague
A controversy has erupted in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), with some students opposing the appointment of an assistant professor in the Sanskrit faculty, allegedly because of his Muslim identity.Pressed to issue a clarification on the matter, the BHU late on Thursday in an official statement stated that it had “unanimously” appointed the “most qualified candidates” through a “transparent” screening process headed by the Vice-Chancellor (VC).The varsity also stressed that it was founded with the objective that “equal opportunity would be provided to all to study and teach” for the purpose of nation-building “by rising above discrimination” on the basis of religion, caste, sect and gender.Protesting against the appointment of Firoz Khan as an assistant professor in the Sahitya (literature) department of the Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vigyan (SVDV) of the central university, a section of students staged a loud sit-in at the … [Read more...] about Muslim teacher in BHU Sanskrit faculty makes some students’ hackles rise