Author: Loknath Das

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Should Publishing Journal Articles Be Mandatory for PhD Students?

A University Grants Commission (UGC)-appointed committee has recommended that it should not be mandatory for PhD students to publish journal articles (in addition to writing their dissertation) in order to earn their doctorates, Nature reported. UGC regulations currently require that: Ph.D. scholars must publish at least one (1) research paper in refereed …

Lens on illegal sale of ex-PM Chandra Shekhar’s society

The Haryana Government has ordered probe into the sale of land by the housing society floated by former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar in Gurugram. The Haryana Police’s Economic Offences Wing and Divisional Commissioner and Co-Operative Department have ordered the probe into the illegal sale of five acres of …