Thursday, May 28 2020 | Time 20:51 Hrs(IST)
  • Migrants wanting to return to UP need to hurry up: Yogi
  • BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra hospitalised after showing Corona virus symptoms
  • Shah pays tribute to Veer Savarkar on his 137th anniversary
  • COVID-19 cases in Chhattisgarh rise to 315
  • India peacefully engaged with China on border issue: MEA
  • Covid toll touches 223 in Bengal; 344 new cases
  • Thunderstorm likely over Uttarakhand in next 24 hours
  • HRD Min Pokhriyal interacts with heads of 45,000 higher educational institutions
  • Andhra CM showcases strength, seek investments
  • Covid 19: Odisha reports more recoveries than positive cases for the second day today
  • UP likely to witness relief from intense heat
  • Railways distributes 85L free meals and 1 25 cr water bottles to 50 lakh migrants Shramik Specials
  • India reports over 6k cases for seventh day in row, SC makes migrants fare free
  • 1745 passengers arrived at Kolkata Airport after 64 days
  • Sweltering heat grips India, all hopes pinned on WD to bring showers
India


Modi's trusted aides & Ministers Sitharaman, Jaishankar to get JNU awards

Modi's trusted aides & Ministers Sitharaman, Jaishankar to get JNU awards

New Delhi, June 12 (UNI) The country's prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday decided to confer Distinguished Alumni Award on two of its "illustrious alumni" Nirmala Sitharaman and Dr S Jaishankar.

The decision was taken by the Executive Council of the varsity, an announcement said here adding the award will be bestowed on two Union Ministers during the convocation of JNU in August.

A statement from the University said the two Union Ministers will be the first recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award to be conferred by the esteemed seat of learning.

Incidentally, the JNU is known in the academic and political circle as an institution dominated by left liberals.

The statement said the new Finance Minister Ms Sitharaman completed her MA and M Phil degree programmes in the School of Social Sciences and School of International Studies, respectively.

Dr Jaishankar did his M Phil and Doctoral Research in the School of International Studies, where he also specialised on Nuclear Diplomacy.

"Their highly distinguished career and achievements have made the University very proud and they are a great source of inspiration for JNU students and researchers", the statement said.

UNI KNA DEVN 2038

More News

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra hospitalised after showing Corona virus symptoms

28 May 2020 | 8:48 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (UNI) BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra was admitted to a private hospital in Gurgaon after he showed symptoms of Covid-19.

see more..

India peacefully engaged with China on border issue: MEA

28 May 2020 | 8:39 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (UNI) India is peacefully engaging with the Chinese side to resolve the border issues along the Line of Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said.

see more..
India reports over 6k cases for seventh day in row, SC makes migrants fare free

India reports over 6k cases for seventh day in row, SC makes migrants fare free

28 May 2020 | 8:24 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (UNI) India on Monday recorded over 6,500 fresh cases for seventh consecutive day, taking the Covid tally to 1.58 lakh cases, much due to enhanced testing, more relaxation in lockdown and movement of migrants from cities to hinterlands.

see more..
Sweltering heat grips India, all hopes pinned on WD to bring showers

Sweltering heat grips India, all hopes pinned on WD to bring showers

28 May 2020 | 8:19 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (UNI) As the country experienced severe heat wave conditions on Thursday, the citizens were pinning all their hopes on the Western Disturbances, which were expected to bring showers of relief, as soon as on the last day of May.

see more..

Railways distributes 85L free meals and 1 25 cr water bottles to 50 lakh migrants Shramik Specials

28 May 2020 | 8:17 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (UNI) Reacting to several migrants' claims that neither water nor food was served to them on trains, Indian Railways on Thursday said it has distributed more than 85 lakh free meals and about 1.25 crore free water bottles to migrants travelling in Shramik Special trains since May 1.

see more..