Delhi University Current Affairs, GK & News

Vini Mahajan become the First Woman Chief Secretary of Punjab

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 ..

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Scientists discover New Frog Species in Assam

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 ..

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New Species of Frog Discovered in North-East

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 ..

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National Institutional Ranking Framework 2019

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 ..

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5th edition of Gyanodaya Express sets off for North-East

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 ..

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