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Indian astronomers discover supermega river of galaxies, name it Saraswati

T V Venkateswaran New Delh: A team of Indian astronomers has identified a cosmic behemoth – a supercluster of galaxies – about 4 billion light-years away from us. The new discovery has been named Saraswati – which in Sanskrit literally means ‘ever-flowing stream with many pools’. The supercluster spans over 650 million light years in

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University World Rankings: Punjab University does it again

Rajiv Lochan Punjab University does it again. Outranks the other great universities of India. For such consistently great performance we need to notice that Punjab University is the quintessential old fashioned university, made up of a variety of characters, ideas and behaviour patterns, each jostling with each other for space within the campus and hopefully

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Supreme Court comes down heavily on UGC for delaying physical inspection of deemed universities

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 13: From the ongoing hearing in a writ petition in Supreme Court relating to the deemed universities created by the Central government, it has come to light that the University Grants Commission continues to delay inspections and had adopted the “innovative modus operandi” of inspecting the concerned institutions through photographs and video

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