You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> City-Jaipur

Noted historian Govind Chandra Pandey dies at 88

DNJAI24677 | 5/24/2011 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :196

Govind Chandra Pandey, a well-known historian of the Vedic and the Buddhist period studies, died after prolonged illness, on Sunday night in New Delhi. He was 88 years old.
He joined Rajasthan University as professor in 1962. In 1974, he was appointed as the vice-chancellor of Rajsthan University. He continued to work on the post till 1977 and then left for Allahabad where he held the post of vice-chancellor of Allahabad University for about one-and-a-half years.
While remembering Pandey, SN Dube, professor, Rajasthan University, said the veteran educationist had an illustrious career and edited several volumes of ancient history in Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture.
Besides his academic accomplis
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on City-Jaipur

Illicit relationship leads couple to commit suicide
DNJAI68323 | 5/30/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :206

Bundi: A man and a woman, suspected to be in extramarital relationship with each other, allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train on the Delhi–Mumbai track near Kapren railway station under Kapren police station of Bundi district.<
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

ITI holders to benefit in college admission
DNJAI68324 | 5/30/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :375

Jaipur: Making the new admission policy more job oriented, the state government has made a special provision in which Industrial Training Institute (ITI) and diploma holders from Polytechnic colleges would be considered equivalent to class 10 and 12
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Several hurt in group clash over disputed land
DNJAI68325 | 5/30/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :244

Ajmer: Several people were injured when two groups clashed over a piece of land in Kundan Nagar of Ajmer on Sunday. Armed with sticks and rods, members of both the groups clashed over a 40 beegha land resulting in law and order situation. Police offi
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Transgenders get special quota of seats in colleges
DNJAI68326 | 5/30/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : Mukesh Sharma | WC :454

Jaipur: The state government on Saturday announced the new admission policy for academic session 2016-17 for all government and private colleges and universities in state. It is for the first time that the policy provides reservation for third gender
Add To LightboxCalculate Price