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Nalanda University


Former Singapore Foreign Minister George Yeo to be new chancellor of Nalanda university

May 31, 2015 12:53 am

60-year-old George Yeo was conferred Padma Bhushan in 2012 and is currently serving as a member of the governing board of the prestigious Nalanda university at Rajgir area of Bihar.

I’ve received no salary or remuneration from Nalanda University... It’s been a labour of love, says Amartya Sen

February 28, 2015 1:16 am

In an interview with IE, Sen speaks on some of the questions that have been raised about his relationship with the university. Excerpts.

UNESCO World Heritage site: Bachchan writes to PM to endorse city’s nomination

February 26, 2015 2:04 am

A final call with regard to India’s official nomination will, however, be taken in March.

Nalanda’s cosy club

February 24, 2015 12:31 am

The revival of a university in Nalanda is a noble mission. But the past seven years have seen a hijacking of the project by a small clique.

Nalanda Board, MEA stick to their stands

February 22, 2015 1:58 am

On Thursday, in a letter to the Governing Board, Amartya Sen had “excluded” himself from continuing as chancellor.

Amartya Sen says won't reconsider decision to quit Nalanda University

February 21, 2015 9:19 pm

Asked if he was worried about minorities, he said, he was "very much worried".

Unfortunate Amartya Sen treated so ‘shabbily’: Congress

February 21, 2015 3:44 am

Congress said it was unfortunate that a 'national treasure' like Sen is treated so 'shabbily' by the government.

Faculty, students will be disheartened Amartya Sen's exit, says board member

February 21, 2015 2:47 am

Tansen Sen also said any delay in implementing the recommendations would 'impact India’s standing in international forums'.

Sen and sensibility

February 21, 2015 12:56 am

Government must explain why it held up the reappointment of Nalanda University chancellor.

No attempt to curtail Amartya Sen's tenure, says Government

February 20, 2015 4:55 pm

Sen rued that academic governance in India remains "so deeply vulnerable to the opinions of the ruling government".