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Tag: Ravenshaw University

Professor in Odisha's Ravenshaw grows flowers without soil
Professor in Odisha's Ravenshaw grows flowers without soil

After converting a small portion of Green House located at Botany department into a beautiful garden, Khirod has adopted hydroponic farming to grow flower plants like marigold, gerbera and petunia even without soil. 

These Differently Abled Students Of Ravenshaw University Chasing Their Dreams; Know Their Struggling
These Differently Abled Students Of Ravenshaw University Chasing Their Dreams; Know Their Struggling Story 

The common thing that unites this octuplet is that they are all visually impaired and differently-abled people and are chasing their dreams despite the impediment.

Large Gatherings At Ravenshaw University & Pallishree Mela Raise Concerns

These images are from the Annual Athletic Meet held at Ravenshaw Universitys campus. The meet saw a huge gathering of students and teachers. Similar scenes were also witnessed at Pallishree Mela' held at Khallikote University ground in Berhampur.

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Watch: Covid Norms Go For A Toss At Ravenshaw University, Pallishree Mela In Berhampur Amid Omicron
Watch: Covid Norms Go For A Toss At Ravenshaw University, Pallishree Mela In Berhampur Amid Omicron Threat

In a similar incident in Cuttack's Ravenshaw University, students were seen carelessly flouting the COVID norms during the Annual Athletic Meet held at the varsity campus.

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Ravenshaw University Students Taking Classes On Floor Sparks Row

A viral photo of some students reportedly of Ravenshaw University in Cuttack taking classes on floor sparked a row.

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Ravenshaw Scholar Shaping Future of Kandhamal
Ravenshaw Univ History Researcher Sets Out To Change Future Of Kandhamal Village

Rajesh Bagarty who studies and researches History at Ravenshaw University in Cuttack has decided to change the future of his village by imparting education to the children.

Will University & College Classes Resume From June 1? Odisha Govt’s Big Clarification

As per the Odisha Higher Education Department, functioning of all public Universities and degree colleges will commence from June 1. The institutions will reopen following completion of summer vacation, informed the State Higher Education Department on Friday.

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Odisha CHSE Plus 2 Exam Form Fill-Up Date Extended
Odisha: Covid Concerns For Students During Exam Season

Bhubaneswar: A sudden surge in the number of Covid-19 positive cases especially at various educational institutes across Odisha has become a major cause of concerns for the students as examinations for various courses have begun at different institutes. Even as the institutes have conducted examinations amid strict adherence to the Covid guidelines, the situation still […]

Ravenshaw Varsity Puts UG, PG Exams On Hold After Two Test Covid-19 Positive

Cuttack: The Ravenshaw University authorities have postponed the examinations for Under Graduate (UG) and Post-graduate (PG) students scheduled for today. The decision to put the test on hold was taken following detection of two Covid-19 positive cases in the varsity, Examination Controller Trilochan Mishra said. The exams would be rescheduled after the covid situation improves, […]

Professor Sanjay Nayak Appointed Ravenshaw University VC
Professor Sanjay Nayak Appointed Ravenshaw University VC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor Prof Ganeshi Lal on Friday appointed Professor Sanjay Kumar Nayak as the new Vice-Chancellor of Ravenshaw University. “In exercise of powers conferred by Sub Section(1) read with Sub Section(7) of Section 6 of Odisha Universities (Amendment) Act 2020, Honble Governor and Chancellor of Universities,  Odisha Prof. Ganeshi Lal appointed Prof. […]

Odisha Govt Invites Applications For VCs Of 3 Varsities

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha higher education department on Wednesday issued notification for appointment of new vice-chancellors of three State universities – Ravenshaw University, Sambalpur University and Odisha State Open University. Three separate notifications have been issued by the State government for the appointment of VCs who are expected to be academicians of repute with adequate administrative […]

UG, PG Exams 2020: Ravenshaw University To Conduct Final Semester Exams In Online Mode

Cuttack: The authorities of Ravenshaw University on Tuesday announced to conduct the final semester (Regular and Back) examinations of Under Graduate (UG) and the Post Graduate (PG) students between September 15 and September 30. As per an official notification, the final semester exam of UG students (2017-18 admission batch) and PG (2018-19 admission batch) will […]

Ravenshaw students protest thrashing of UG girl student by senior

Cuttack: Students of Ravenshaw University on Tuesday staged a demonstration in front of the Vice Chancellor’s office and gheraoed him protesting inaction over thrashing of an under graduate (UG) girl student by another senior in Kathajodi girls hostel of the varsity. As per sources, an UG student staying at the Kathajodi girls hostel of the […]

Ravenshaw unrest: FIR against 2 for detaining VC, show-cause notices to 100 students

Cuttack: Acting tough on the students, authorities of Ravenshaw University today lodged FIR against two students who reportedly detained the vice-chancellor (VC) Ishan Patro for 12 hours inside his office on Monday night while protesting cancellation of the student union polls. The varsity authorities lodged the complaint at the Malgodown police station against two students […]

Students’ union polls: Filing of nominations today

Bhubaneswar: The aspiring candidates will file their nominations papers in various colleges and universities today for the students’ union elections scheduled to be held on October 11. The students can file their nominations between 9 am to 12 pm while scrutiny of the papers will be done between 2 pm and 4 pm today, reports […]

Ravenshaw will not be declared sine die: VC Ishan Patro

Cuttack: Amid growing protests of the students demanding the university authorities to hold direct election this year, Vice Chancellor Ishan Kumar Patro today made it clear that the varsity would not be declared sine die. Patro was rescued by police at around 5 am today after he was gheraoed by agitating students inside his office […]

Ravenshaw University students make film on Baji Rout

Cuttack:  A group of students of Ravenshaw University have come up with ‘Baji Rout India’s  Youngest Freedom Fighter’, a short film on the courage and valour of Baji Rout, a martyr in the history of India’s freedom struggle. The British forces had gunned down Baji Rout, who was born in Dhenkanal district, after he had […]

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Berhampur Varsity Mismanagement: Students fear chaos as no headway made in probe

Berhampur: It somehow seems the probe into the alleged irregularities in Berhampur University has lost steam and the matter suppressed as several sections of people have questioned why the Higher Education Department is yet to initiate an inquiry into the plaints even after instructions from the Governor. As per sources, the Chancellor had shot a […]

Student dies after falling from hostel terrace in Ravenshaw University

Cuttack: A PhD scholar died allegedly after falling from the rooftop of the New Hostel building of Ravenshaw University in Cuttack today. The student was identified as Kusadhar Bag of Bolangir district. He was pursuing PhD in Political Science. On getting information, officials of Malgodown police station rushed to the spot and seized his body. […]

Student alleges ragging by seniors at Ravenshaw hostel

Cuttack: A student of Ravenshaw University today lodged a police complaint alleging ragging by his seniors over a social media post. The victim identified as a second year Sanskrit student Suryakant Mohapatra, in his complaint at the Malgodown police station alleged that he was assaulted by a group of seniors from the MBA department inside […]

Ravenshaw University student suspended for hooliganism

Cuttack: Authorities of Ravenshaw University suspended a student today for allegedly attacking fellow students and indulging in hooliganism inside campus. The varsity took action against the BBA final year student after a probe, said an official of the university. The student has been suspended for four semesters. Besides, restrictions have been put on his entry […]

Guv orders HE dept to probe into ‘irregularities’ of Berhampur & Ravenshaw varsities

Berhampur/Cuttack: The Higher Education Department may soon initiate a probe into alleged irregularities in Odisha’s two most well established varsities- Berhampur and Ravenshaw. The probe will be taken up as per a letter issued by the Office of Odisha Governor. As per sources, the Chancellor has shot a letter to the Additional Secretary of Higher […]

Ravenshaw University students stage demonstration

Cuttack: Undergraduate students of Ravenshaw University staged a demonstration today protesting a notification issued by the varsity on allotment of rooms in East Hostel to Ph.D students. According to sources, the undergraduate students raised slogans against the varsity authorities and sat on a dharna in front of the hostel. The protesting students alleged that if […]

Ravenshaw University closed sine die

Cuttack: The Ravenshaw University on Tuesday closed sine die following protest by student over annual fee hike. The varsity authorities took the decision after talks with the students, who had been protesting since Tuesday morning, failed. Vice chancellor Ishan Patro said that the students have been asked to vacate the hostel by 10 pm Wednesday […]

Students stage demonstration over fee hike at Ravenshaw University

Cuttack: Tension prevailed at Ravenshaw University after hundreds of students gheraoed the vice-chancellor’s office over exorbitant fee hike and other issues on Tuesday. According to sources, the protest was launched by the students under the aegis of Ravenshaw Chhatra Kriyanusthan Committee against several ‘arbitrary’ decisions taken by the authorities of the varsity. The students are […]

20 students found admitted to Ravenshaw University without CLCs

Cuttack: In what could be a serious case of fraud, as many as 20 students have been found to have taken admission in the Ravenshaw University during the 2016-17 academic year without submitting mandatory college leaving certificates (CLC). As per reports, 20 students in the MBA department of the varsity took admission without submitting their […]

The Flip Side Of Women’s Empowerment

Yesterday, the Mahila Police Station in Bhubaneswar registered a case of rape against Saubhagya Swain, the inspector-in-charge (IIC) of the General Railway Police (GRP) station in the capital city, based on an FIR lodged by the victim, a lady sub inspector (SI) who worked under his alleged rapist at the time of the incident. Her […]

Making students job-ready will be top priority: VC Ishan Patro

Cuttack: Taking the legacy of Ravenshaw University ahead with the changing times will be the top priority including its all round development, said Prof Ishan Patro, who was appointed as the new vice-chancellor here on Saturday. Chancellor and Odisha Governor SC Jamir appointed Patro to head the premier educational institution in Cuttack. At present, Patro […]

Sexual harassment slur: Ravenshaw VC to take action against lady faculty member

Cuttack: Ravenshaw University vice chancellor Prakash Chandra Sarangi today said disciplinary action will be taken against a female faculty member of the varsity’s Hindi department for levelling false sexual harassment allegations against the Head of the Department Abhishekh Sharma. Sarangi stated, based on the varsity’s inquiry committee report the action will be taken against the […]

Sexual harassment in Ravenshaw again: Reader lodges FIR against HOD

Cuttack: A Hindi Reader of Ravenshaw University on Thursday brought sexual harassment allegations against the department’s HOD, Abhishekh Sharma. The HOD had earlier brought charges of assault against her. As per reports, both the Reader and Abhishekh complained against each other before the varsity Registrar who later formed a team to probe into the allegations. […]

Ravenshaw University sets up panel to suggest changes to campus polls

Cuttack: After failing to ground the new election model due to stiff protest by various students’ outfits, the Ravenshaw University today constituted a three-member sub-committee, which will look into the matter and decide the next course of action. The sub-committee was formed in a meeting of executive council (EC) of the varsity at vice-chancellor’s office […]

Ravenshaw poll row: ABVP seeks HRD ministry’s intervention

Bhubaneswar: A delegation of ABVP on Tuesday met HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar seeking his intervention into the cancellation of students’ union election at Ravenshaw University in Cuttack. They alleged that varsity authorities have curtailed the democratic rights of students by introducing students’ council poll instead of union elections. The student leaders urged the union minister […]

Ravenshaw Students’ Council elections put on hold till further notice

Cuttack: With students’ unrest gripping the Ravenshaw University over the new model of election, authorities on Tuesday put the Students’ Council polls on hold till further announcement. Informing to the media, Chairman, Council of Deans, Gouranga Nanda said, “Elections could not be conducted as there is an atmosphere of discontent. We could not even enter […]

Ravenshaw varsity Students’ Council election from tomorrow

Cuttack: Amid the tensed situation after introducing a new model of campus elections, the Ravenshaw University is all set to hold the students’ council election from tomorrow at the varsity campus. For this the varsity has formed nine schools, from which students’ representatives or class representatives will be elected on August 22 and on the […]

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Ravenshaw University announces students’ council election schedule

Cuttack: Even as students continue to protest the new model of campus elections, the Ravenshaw University authorities today declared that the students’ council election at the varsity will be conducted on August 22 and 23. On August 22, students’ representatives or class representatives will be elected from nine schools of Ravenshaw while the election of […]

Campus elections: Ravenshaw to constitute Presidium

Cuttack: While the students continue to protest the new model of campus elections, the Ravenshaw university authorities have decided to set up a Presidium, or a students’ council as part of their strategy to hold indirect elections to elect student representatives. The move aims to do away with the earlier norm of direct election of […]

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Ravenshaw campus poll to be held in line with general polls

Cuttack: Students’ Union at the Ravenshaw University is rechristened as Students’ Council and, henceforth, campus poll process will be held in line with general polls, said an official of the varsity today. After a meeting chaired by Vice Chancellor PC Sarangi at the university, varsity sources stated that this year students’ representatives will be elected […]

Sexual slur against Ravenshaw professor

Cuttack: An assistant professor of Ravenshaw University landed in a major trouble after a girl student leveled sexual harassment charges against him leading to his suspension. Vice chancellor Prakash Sarangi placed Dr Alekha Kumar Sutar of PG department of Chemistry under suspension after a complaint was lodged by the girl, an official release said. The […]

UGC issues new directives to universities to check ragging in hostels

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Taking cognizance of the increasing cases of ragging across the country, especially in hostels, the University Grant Commission (UGC) has asked universities to install alarm bells in hostels to nab the troublemakers. As part of the anti-ragging measures, UGC issued a circular on July 26 stating that stern action will be taken against […]

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Ravenshaw Row: Prime accused moves HC for anticipatory bail

Cuttack: The prime accused in the Ravenshaw University assault case, Subhrajit Ray, has moved the Orissa High Court today seeking anticipatory bail on the apprehension of being arrested. Ray is one of the accused in the recent assault incident on the premises of the varsity. On July 10, a video of some students beating up […]