Delhi University Current Affairs, GK & News
1987 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) batch officer Vini Mahajan became the Chief Secretary of Punjab on 26th June 2020. With this, she became the First Woman to hold the position of Chief Secretary in Punjab. She replaced Karan Avtar Singh who took over as Special Chief Secretary for Governance Reforms. Vini Mahajan is also the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
A team of scientists from Delhi University (DU) and Wildlife Institute of India (an autonomous institution under Union Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate change), in collaboration with researchers from the United States and Indonesia, have discovered a new species of ‘Paddy Frog’ from Northeast India, primarily in Assam. Key Highlights Background: The first known ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Aishani • Delhi University • genus Micryletta • Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot • Micryletta aishani • New Frog Species in Assam • PeerJ • Union Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate change • Wildlife Institute of India
Researchers from Delhi University and the Wildlife Institute of India in association with researchers from Indonesia and the US have discovered a new species of paddy frog from Assam in Northeast India. Aishani The new species has been named Aishani derived from the Sanskrit word which means North East. Aishani belongs to the genus Micryletta ..
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings have been released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The rankings list the best institutions and universities of India. The NIRF ranking framework instituted in 2016 evaluates institutions on five broad generic groups of parameters, including Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: AIIMS • All India Institute of Medical Sciences • Banaras Hindu University • BHU • Delhi University • Hindu College • IIM • IIM Ahmedabad • IIM Bangalore • IIM Calcutta • IISc Bangalore • IIT • IIT Delhi • IIT-Madras • Indian institute of technology • Indian Institutes of Management • Jamia Hamdard • Jawaharlal Nehru University • JNU • Ministry of Human Resource Development • Miranda House • National Institutional Ranking Framework • National Law School of India University • NIRF • Presidency College
Delhi University’s fifth edition of Gyanodaya Express has set off for North-East with 870 students and teachers aboard. Dharohar-Gyanodaya Express was flagged off from Safdarjang Railway Station by Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Sarbanda Sonowal, MoS Youth Affairs and Sports. The educational trip started from December 18 and will end ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs