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Jnumc Rock Climbing Dhauj 50+ Photos, 2012

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on April 1, 2013

JNUMC Rock Climbing programme, Dhauj (Haryana), 11-13 December 2012.

Our trainer: Suraj Sinil Singh Nagarkoti (popular as Koti; great sense of humour, genuinely devoted to sports, no-nonsense guy, always encouraging; he was with us until 1.30 am for Jumaaring, gauge his passion from that). Team Leader: Anushree Ghosh.

Names of some of members of the 25+-strong team are Anushree, Prem, Yash, Bikash, Anjali, Mausami, Shraddha Pal, Saket, Sonu (Rajesh), Javed Akhtar, Vivek, Sunita, Bhoomika, Rohan.

Starting Point (Narmada) and the bus, we alight on… Bouldering, Jumaaring, Rappelling, the long trek, Monkey temple etc. See below. Mostly random pics. See this set to decide how it is: the rock climbing experience at Dhauj. See some 2011 rock climbing pics here.

No attempt  made to make it comprehensive; it is just a quick photo documentation. Photos are copyrighted to members of the team who clicked them.

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Mixed Pics of Delhi

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on November 20, 2012

Water Crisis (near Singapore High Commission, Chanakyapuri), Vasant Kunja police station photos (South Delhi),

delhi water crisis

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Great Bombay Circus, TDI and Westgate Mall pics

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on November 20, 2012

Near Rajouri garden, Delhi, early Nov 2012 (10 Nov?). Circus was not on; only arrangements for a new start were.

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Durga Puja Pandal Photos

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on November 9, 2012

Durga Puja pandal photos, Ranchi, late October 2012.

Research Methodology Workshop (International Relations)

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on November 9, 2012

From the wall posters and email circulated by organisers:

Workshop on ‘Research Methods in International Relations’

School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

15-17 November 2012

Programme Schedule

Day 1: Thursday, 15 November 2012

Inaugural Session

Venue: Auditorium II, JNU Convention Centre Time: 10.30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Welcome address: Professor Girijesh Pant, Dean, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Special address: Professor Sudha Pai, Rector, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Key note address:Dr Marco Vieria, Department of Political Science and International Studies, University of Birmingham, UK

Venue: Cafeteria Lunch Break: 1-2 p.m.

Philosophy of Science

Venue: Lecture Hall III, JNU Convention Centre Time: 2 – 3.30 p.m.

Professor Avijit Pathak, Centre for Studies of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Professor O.P. Bakshi, Retired Professor, School Of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Tea Break: 3.30-4 p.m.

Historical Methods

Venue: Lecture Hall III, JNU Convention Centre Time: 4 – 5.30 p.m.

Professor Hari Sankar Vasudevan, Department Of History, University Of Calcutta

Day Two: Friday, 16 November 2012 Venue: Committee Room, Jnu Convention Centre Time: 10.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

QUALITATIVE METHOD

Dr Hilal Ahmed, Associate Fellow, Centre For The Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi

Quantitative Method

Dr D. Stephen Voss, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

Mixed Methods

Professor Ashok Mittal, Department Of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Professor Sudhindra Sharma, Nepa School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Kathmandu, Nepal

Day Three: Saturday, 17 November 2012 Venue: Lecture Hall I, Jnu Convention Centre Time: 10.30-5.30 p.m.

Statistical Package For Social Science(SPSS)

Mr S. Xavier, Department Of Statistics, Loyola College, Chennai

Field Research

Professor T.K. Oommen, Emeritus Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Research Ethics

Dr Lawrence S. Prabhakar, Department Of Political Science, Madras Christian College, Chennai

Participants who wish to register for the workshop are required to send the necessary details to researchmethodsworkshop@yahoo.in no later than 11 November 2012.

 

FRom the detail leaflet:

 

 

WORKSHOP  ON  RESEARCH  METHODS  IN  INTERNATIONAL  RELATIONS

 

SCHOOL  OF  INTERNATIONAL  RELATIONS, JAWAHARLAL  NEHRU  UNIVERSITY

 

 

PROGRAMME  SCHEDULE

 

Date

15 to 17 November 2012

 

Time 

10.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

 

Venue

Convention Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme Schedule

 

Day 1: Thursday, 15 November 2012

 

Inaugural Session

 

10.30 a.m.: Tea

11 a.m.: Welcome address                               Professor Girijesh Pant

Dean, School of International Studies,

Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

11.15 a.m.: Special address                               Professor Sudha Pai

Rector, Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

11.30 a.m.: Key note address                            Dr Marco Vieira

Department of Political Science and

International Studies,

University of Birmingham

 

1-2 p.m.: Lunch

Venue: Cafeteria

 

Session One

Philosophy of Science

2 –3.30 p.m.

 

Professor Avijit Pathak,  Centre for Studies of Social  Systems, School of Social                                                                                                                                       Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University  will deliver a lecture on ‘On Methods And Ethics: A Sociological Enquiry’.

   

Professor O. P. Bakshi, Retired Professor, School Of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

3.30 –4 p.m.: Tea

 

Quantitative Method

 

4 – 5.30 p.m.

 

Dr D. Stephen Voss, Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA will deliver a lecture on ‘What Quantitative Analysis Offers, And Why You Should Not Be Scared Of It’.

 

 

 

 

         

Day Two: Friday, 16 November 2012                    

 

10.30 a.m.: Tea

 

Qualitative Method

 

11–12.30 p.m.

 

Dr  Hilal Ahmed, Associate Fellow, Centre For The Study of  Developing Societies, New Delhi   will deliver a lecture on  ‘Identities and Methods: Issues and Debates on Postcolonial India’   

 

 

12.30 –1.30 p.m.: Lunch

Venue: Cafeteria

 

 

Statistical Package For Social Science (SPSS)

 

1.30 – 3.30 p.m.

 

Mr S. Xavier, Assistant Professor, Department Of Statistics, Loyola College [Autonomous], University Of Madras, Chennai

 

 

3.30 –4 p.m.: Tea

 

 

 

Mixed Methods

 

4– 5.30 p.m.

 

Professor Ashok Mittal, Department Of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

 

Professor Sudhindra Sharma, Nepa School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day Three: Saturday, 17 November 2012 

 

 

Tea: 10.30 a.m.

 

 

  Historical Methods

 

11–12.30 p.m.

 

Professor Hari Sankar Vasudevan, Department Of History, University Of Calcutta

 

 

 

12.30 –1.30 p.m.: Lunch

Venue: Cafeteria

 

 

Field Research

 

1.30 – 3.00 p.m.

 

Professor T.K. Oommen, Emeritus Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

 

 

3-3.30 p.m.: Tea

 

 

 

Research Ethics

 

3.30 – 5 p.m.

 

Dr W. Lawrence S. Prabhakar, Associate Professor, Department Of Political Science, Madras Christian College [Autonomous], University Of Madras, Chennai

 

 

WORKSHOP  ON  RESEARCH  METHODS  IN  INTERNATIONAL  RELATIONS

 

SCHOOL  OF  INTERNATIONAL  RELATIONS, JAWAHARLAL  NEHRU  UNIVERSITY

PROGRAMME  SCHEDULE

Date

15 to 17 November 2012

Time 

10.30 a.m. 5.30 p.m.

Venue

Convention Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

 

 

 


 

Programme Schedule

Day 1: Thursday, 15 November 2012

 

Inaugural Session

 

10.30 a.m.: Tea

11 a.m.: Welcome address                               Professor Girijesh Pant

                                                                                         Dean, School of International Studies,

                                                                                         Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

11.15 a.m.: Special address                               Professor Sudha Pai

                                                                                           Rector, Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

11.30 a.m.: Key note address                            Dr Marco Vieira

Department of Political Science and

International Studies, 

 University of Birmingham

1-2 p.m.: Lunch

Venue: Cafeteria

      Session One

Philosophy of Science

2 –3.30 p.m.

Professor Avijit Pathak,  Centre for Studies of Social  Systems, School of Social                                                                                                                                       Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University  will deliver a lecture on On Methods And Ethics: A Sociological Enquiry’.

   

Professor O. P. Bakshi, Retired Professor, School Of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

3.30 –4 p.m.: Tea

 

Quantitative Method

 

4 – 5.30 p.m.

 

Dr D. Stephen Voss, Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA will deliver a lecture on ‘What Quantitative Analysis Offers, And Why You Should Not Be Scared Of It’.

 

 

 

 

         

Day Two: Friday, 16 November 2012                    

 

10.30 a.m.: Tea

 

Qualitative Method

 

11–12.30 p.m.

 

Dr  Hilal Ahmed, Associate Fellow, Centre For The Study of  Developing Societies, New Delhi   will deliver a lecture on  ‘Identities and Methods: Issues and Debates on Postcolonial India’   

 

 

12.30 –1.30 p.m.: Lunch

Venue: Cafeteria

 

 

Statistical Package For Social Science (SPSS)

 

1.30 – 3.30 p.m.

 

Mr S. Xavier, Assistant Professor, Department Of Statistics, Loyola College [Autonomous], University Of Madras, Chennai

 

 

3.30 –4 p.m.: Tea

 

 

 

Mixed Methods

 

4– 5.30 p.m.

 

Professor Ashok Mittal, Department Of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

 

Professor Sudhindra Sharma, Nepa School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day Three: Saturday, 17 November 2012 

 

 

Tea: 10.30 a.m.

 

 

                                                                              Historical Methods

 

11–12.30 p.m.

 

Professor Hari Sankar Vasudevan, Department Of History, University Of Calcutta

 

 

 

12.30 –1.30 p.m.: Lunch

Venue: Cafeteria

 

 

Field Research

 

1.30 – 3.00 p.m.

 

Professor T.K. Oommen, Emeritus Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University

 

 

 

3-3.30 p.m.: Tea

 

 

 

Research Ethics

 

3.30 – 5 p.m.

 

Dr W. Lawrence S. Prabhakar, Associate Professor, Department Of Political Science, Madras Christian College [Autonomous], University Of Madras, Chennai

 

4 Photos: Dahiya Canteen, KV, Shoes, Monsoon

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on August 22, 2012

Dahiya canteen, Brahmputra, making Sattu/aloo parantha; frequented by Poorvanchal hostel area people in campus and IIMC neighbours. Ask him to slow down if you ordered paranthas because he is in a hurry to make more in the least possible time.

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Sonam Kapoor in JNU: Photos

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on May 13, 2012

Photos of Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor (April 6, 2012) at Godavari Dhaba. Taken without permission from someone’s fb account (so original credit to him/her).

Sonam was in JNU campus to learn the ropes as her upcoming film (Ranjhanaa?) has Sonam playing a JNU girl (originally from Benaras). She looks like the girl next door!

Sonam kapoor in JNU

Download gym notice

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on January 19, 2011

Uploaded 19 Nov 2012.

Gym Notice: doc format

Gym Notice: pdf format

Ignore this post if you are clueless.

Mail Today and HT err in keeping tabs on Twitter followers of popular Indians

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on December 23, 2009

Note: Cross posted from Emotionally Speaking.

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Mail Today newspaper Delhi

Have come across two major instances where Indian newspapers have made an error in reporting the number of Twitter followers for popular Indians. I am also planning to publish a post on instances of plagiarism by the Indian media/newspapers that I keep running into while surfing the internet/blogs.

For Research Scholars: UGC-NET JRF/SRF is now 18k / 21k Rupees per month

Posted in Uncategorized by Vik on December 20, 2009

Note: Read the full story on fellowship increase here on my main blog.

UGC JRF SRF fellowship increase JNU poster The University Grants Commission (UGC) has increased the Junior and Senior Research Fellowships (JRF/SRF) to 18000 and 21000 Rupees per month respectively and it will be applicable retrospectively from September 1, 2009….

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