Side Stories

· British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be conferred an honorary doctorate (honoris causa) by Delhi University in recognition of his achievements in the field of academics and public services.

· The foundation stone of the auditorium of Gargi College was laid by the Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dixit on Jan 17th, following a ‘puja’ in the morning, which was attended by the governing body of the college.

· A young man of 25 died after being hit by a Metro at Chawri Bazar station, at 2.35 pm on Thursday. The train operator attempted to brake on noticing him walking in the tunnel, but could not prevent the train from hitting him before it stopped.

· DU and GGSIPU are engaged in a tussle over the affiliation of post graduate courses at the Safdarjung Hospital and the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. The courses were affiliated to DU before 2008 and have been passed on to GGSIPU this year. However, there is confusion about the percentage of seats earmarked for students who have completed their MBBS from either of the two Universities.

· For the upcoming events this week, turn to page 7.



Journalism has been called the “first rough draft of history”. D.U.B may be termed as the first rough draft of DU history. Freedom to Express.


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