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Call to fight for the right to dissent
The government and state are finding ways of ending the citizen’s basic rights to freedom of expression by resorting to the ‘anti-national’ ploy was the conclusion reached at a panel discussion held on Thursday ... Read More ||

JNU a metaphor for social justice: Shehla Rashid
Shehla Rashid, firebrand student leader and Vice President, JNU Students’ Union, on Friday attacked the RSS and ABVP, the student wing of the BJP, for contorting facts and branding the students ... Read More ||

Students look to Bernie and Kanhaiya
Parallels were drawn between the ideals behind the campaign by Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders for US presidentship and the national movement solidifying behind Kanhaiya Kumar ... Read More ||

9 secrets of success
Nine secrets of success were revealed on Tuesday at the valedictory function of 51 associations of SJC by the Chief Guest, Dr Bharath Chandra, Chairman, Winners Institute. The nine secrets as described ... Read More ||

Media critiqued for neglect of Dalits
Media experts on Wednesday castigated media organisations in India for their neglect and marginalization of Dalits both within their structures and the manner in which Dalit issues are reported. At a panel discussion ... Read More ||

Call to progress from productivity to sustainability at ICGTSE 2016
A clarion call to move beyond productivity to sustainability if the needs of future generations are to be taken care of was made at an International Conference on Green Technologies for Sustainable Ecosystems (ICGTSE) ... Read More ||

Workshop on the Constituent Assembly Debates
The Spectrum Association for Political Science from St. Joseph’s college, organized an interactive session on the 10th of February 2016, wherein students attended a workshop on the Constituent Assembly Debates by Professor ... Read More ||

Need to study journalism discussed at META
“Journalism is elevated common sense,” said Suresh Menon, former editor, Indian Express, speaking during the round table session held on Tuesday as part of META 2016. The panel discussion on the topic Why should journalism ... Read More ||

Christ University tops Nirvaan 2016
Christ University emerged overall champions of Nirvaan 2016, the two-day, inter-collegiate festival which showcased various forms of art, music, dramatics, dance, fashion and technology. The champions sealed their place ... Read More ||

Record number of contestants at Nirvaan
With more than 25 City colleges participating in Nirvaan 2016, the annual two-day college fest of St Joseph’s College, the event saw a record number of contestants and large audiences in all the venues ... Read More ||

Nirvaan: City colleges battle it out for fame
Tough contests were witnessed between students from leading institutions like Christ University, Mount Carmel, Jain CMS, and SJCC in the competitive events at Nirvaan 2016, the blockbuster, two-day intercollegiate ... Read More ||

Rhythm ‘n’ dance at Association Fest
Soulful music and dance performances by various teams and bands of the college enthralled the audience at the Association Fest hence marking its end on Tuesday evening. The programme kick started with the Indian music team ... Read More ||

Tips on climate change survival at Association Fest
Humans must realise that they have a better chance of surviving climate change if they can learn to adapt like orchids and plants that have survived epochal changes on the planet. The call to humanity to adapt... Read More ||

Robotic car avoids obstacles
A student of the Electronics Department has developed a prototype of a robotic car that uses sensors to avoid obstacles. The system of sensors, if implemented in cars, will help them avoid crashes and other accidents. Read More ||

K Manikandan’s rough road to a hit film
Film director K Manikandan faced several hardships and obstacles, including being beaten up and jailed while filming his award-winning movie Narai Ezhuthum Suyasaritham (Endless). The film, which won ... Read More ||

Legal Literacy Certificate Course: One day Seminar on child rights at NLSIU.
On the occasion of the Republic Day, 26th of January 2016, students pursuing the Legal Literacy course at St. Joseph’s College, Bengaluru were in for a treat in the twilight of their course.This being a visit and a day-long ... Read More ||

Ms. Nikita Sharma: You Have Made the College Proud
Miss Nikita Sharma, student of III B.Sc. MCZ, St. Josephs College, has made us proud. After a 5 day training programme for the 13 girls who were selected from the whole of south India , Nikita Sharma has won The Title Of MISS VIVACIOUS Read More ||

Capital Punishment: Changing Perspectives and Challenging Popular Notions
Professor S. Joga Rao enlightened the students of St.Joseph’s College, Bangalore on the 11th of January, 2016, with his objective and interactive talk about capital punishment in India. Professor Rao... Read More ||

St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore and the Augsburg University,Germany
Spectrum, the association for Politics and International Affairs, department of Political Science, St. Joseph’s College, Bengaluru organised an informal discussion with the students of Augsburg University... Read More ||

The Yugantar Conference
Students of St. Joseph’s College began the New Year by attending a two-and-a-half day brain storming session on “Sustainability” at the Bhoomi Network (Bhoomi College) Sarjapur, Bangalore ... Read More ||

Now, wine from Swiss chocolate!
Wine from Swiss chocolate? Of course, say the students of CBBt/CZBt (Chemistry, Botany/ Zoology, Biotechnology) who have found new ways to extract wine from different sources, especially... Read More ||

Explosion of colours, music and dance mark Ethnic Day celebrations
St. Joseph’s College was engulfed in colour on Thursday as it celebrated Ethnic Day on the eve of Sankranti, the Kannada harvest festival. It was a feast for eyes as students from different parts ... Read More ||

Change makers Week may be an annual affair
With the Change makers Week 2016 receiving an overwhelming response from the students of St Joseph’s College, the institution is planning to make the... Read More ||

‘Crusader with a camera’ focuses on honour killings
Soniya Kirpalani, a crusader for human rights, is in the process of shooting a film on honour killings in India which highlights the fact that the country does not consider such killings a crime. “Honour ... Read More ||

Entrepreneurship: Run before you crawl
When youngsters aspire to be entrepreneurs, whether commercial or social entrepreneurship, it’s like running before you could crawl, according to Aruna Raman, India Programme Director of Acara, ... Read More ||

LinkedIn links students to MNCs
LinkedIn, the social media platform for professionals, has organised a summer internship campaign, in collaboration with 12 mega companies, to provide an opportunity for the students to strengthen... Read More ||

Teach for India turns shame into opportunity
A movement to build a new generation of leaders who will eliminate educational inequality and enable all the children in the country to get a basic elementary ... Read More ||

‘Youth far from being tech-savvy’
Even though this is an era where technology is ubiquitous, a large section of the youth are not tech savvy to the detriment of the nation, according to Kavan Ganapathi, a SJC alumni... Read More ||

A feast of mushrooms from recycled waste
The Department of Biotechnology at SJC is pioneering the recycling of waste to cultivate exotic mushrooms for palates with taste. The project also focuses on the cultivation of species of mushroom... Read More ||

Students queue up to donate blood
The National Service Scheme (NSS) and the Karnataka Red Cross blood bank organised a blood donation camp at SJC on Friday with the aim of encouraging... Read More ||

Fight for LGBT rights an uphill task, say activists
Human rights activists came out strongly against the denial of basic rights in the country to persons belonging to the LGBT community. The activists also criticised the rising intolerance and injustice... Read More ||

Learning made fun the Hindi Parishad way
There were charts, posters and tableaus galore at the Hindi Parishad’s literary fest with the students breaking fresh ground by presenting their learnings ... Read More ||

Eminent Scientist-2015
On 21st December 2015, Dr. Jayarama Reddy Associate Profeesor at St. Joseph's College, was presented with "Eminent Scientist-2015" award by the Honourable Cabinet Minister Sri. Surendra... Read More ||

Sharing of Christmas Joy with HIV Infected Children
Christmas is a time for love, fun and sharing. During this time we receive gifts from a lot of people. But this year, JOSEPHS AIDS AWARENESS MOVEMENT, ... Read More ||

Tis the season to celebrate MAGI in SJC
It’s December and that can only mean one thing – It’s time for MAGI 2015! Organised by the Christian Students Association, this year’s annual 5-day inter-class Christmas fest MAGI ... Read More ||

JAAM organises first Flea Market for Xmas
Joseph’s Aids Awareness Movement (JAAM) in association with the Students Union organised SJC’s first Christmas Flea Market, from 14 December to 18 December. Stalls are put up... Read More ||

Understanding Relevance of Mental Health Illness in today’s Society
International conference that is intended to create awareness about mental health illness and the prevailing misconceptions about the same is being conducted at SJC on Friday and Saturday. Read More ||

No individual has a right to inflict pain on anyone: Mathew Philips
In commemoration of International Human Rights day, NSS (National Service Scheme) organised various session to educate students about basic Human Rights on Thursday. Read More ||

NSS organizes ‘Repeal AFSPA’
Students from NSS observed a day long fast to extend their support to Irom Sharmila who has been on hunger strike from November 2000 to repeal Armed Forces... Read More ||

Bengaluru Bulls train at SJC campus
The Bengaluru Bulls kabbadi team will be training in St.Joseph’s College (Autonomous) till Dec 15 in preparation for the next season of the Pro Kabbadi League which will be held on the January 30... Read More ||

NSS organises talk on legalities of LGBT
As part of the Human Rights Week, NSS organised a session on Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Rights led by Gowthaman Ranganathan, part of litigation team at Alterna-tive... Read More ||

Play Learn Change -‘Arivu Disha’ arrives at SJC
Around 400 students from various government schools across the state gathered at St. Joseph’s college as a part of Tackle fest held at the college campus by Headstreams...Read More ||

Dr. Guha addressing the gathering Spectrum
Dr. Guha addressing the gathering Spectrum, association for Politics and International Affairs Department of Political Science, St Joseph’s College organized an interactive session with Dr. Ramachandra ... Read More ||

A French toast at Decouvrir La France
With an aim to represent France and French culture, Decouvrir La France (Discover France) fest was held on Friday. In the view of the recent terror attacks on Paris, two minutes of silence... Read More ||

Benny Prasad Entertains SJC
Benny Prasad, Guinness world record holder for being the world’s most travelled musician, performed in the College Chapel on Thursday. The musician performed for... Read More ||

Historian Ram Guha interacts at Spectrum
Noted Indian historian and writer Dr Ramachandra Guha was invited for a talk by Spectrum, a forum the Department of Political Science here on Wednesday. Dr Guha is the managing trustee ... Read More ||

SJC’s 10th year of Autonomy
The 10th year of SJC’s autonomy was reviewed by the expert committee from Bangalore University on Wednesday. The committee headed by Vice Chancellor Dr Thimmae Gowda and Dr Seethamma, ... Read More ||

English Department Organizes School-Edition Meta
The school-edition of Meta, the literary fest organised by the Department of English, saw a number of enthusiastic participants from around the city. Children... Read More ||

Faculty Enrichment Programme. [FEP]
The Faculty Enrichment Programme was organised on 19th and 20th of November for the new faculty of St. Joseph’s college. This programme is an initiative by the Centre of Excellence... Read More ||

Public Interest Journalism Leads to Solution
Public Interest Journalism leads to solution, said V K Shashikumar, ex-Senior Editor, CNN-IBN, during a guest lecture on investigative journalism on Monday. The students of the... Read More ||

Jospehites ‘Cyclo-Walk’ for gender equality
For the first time in south India, the Student Council of St. Joseph’s College (SJC) organised a rally campaigning for gender equality on Sunday. HeForShe CycloWalk, as the event was named, was conducted as part ... Read More ||

SJC cyclists cycle to protect Ozone Layer
On the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer’, the students of St. Josephs College (SJC) held a cycle rally to create and spread awareness among the public on Wednesday. Read More ||

Students outreach programmes a must for 1st PG and UG students
Students outreach programme has been made compulsory for the first year UG and PG students of St Joseph’s College. Fr Rector Brian Pereira announced this while addressing Read More ||

MSEs future of economic growth: Dr. Mahadeva
“The timeliness of finance provided to the MSMEs are disproportionate to the amount of output and revenue these industries generate”, said Mr. Keshhav Savekar Read More ||

Make maximum use of the facilities available: Kirmani
“Make maximum use of the advanced facilities available to grow in the field of sports,” advised Syed Kirmani, former Indian cricketer and selector.
The alumnus of St Joseph’s Evening College

Physics Department conducts state level seminar
A two-day state level seminar on “Science from Space- New Findings and Challenges Ahead” sponsored by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) ... Read More ||

Be a PR Superman: Jyotsna Murthy
“Work well-crafted to differentiate yourself from the others to be a Public Relations (PR) superman,” said Jyotsna Murthy, speaking to the attendees of Allura 2015, conducted by the Department of Communication.
General Manager for Corporate Communications...

‘Allura’ 2015 inaugurated
‘Allura’, a Media Fest hosted by the Department of Communication, St Joseph’s College (SJC) was inaugurated on August 31 at the Under Graduate quadrangle. Read More ||

SJC Celebrates Teachers Day
The students of St Joseph’s College celebrated Teachers Day in the UG quadrangle at 1pm on Friday. There were over 200 people gathered for the occasion, including teachers and students. Read More ||

IIJNM wins Great debate at SJC
St Joseph’s College (Autonomous) hosted The Great Debate organised by the British Council at Xavier Hall on Friday. The debate attracted many participants from Mount Carmel College, St Anne’s College,... Read More ||

Passion for Learning should not end, British Council Asst Dir.
“Passion for learning should never end. We should encourage students to read more. Learning contemporary things will help in building mental charisma,... Read More ||

Social Impact at a Grass Root Level
Managing time, building teams, and being sensitive to global issues is an integral part of learning and development for students at undergraduate level. Read More ||

Onam Festivities Gallore at SJC
Students at St Joseph’s College celebrated Onam, festival of Kerala. A huge crowd of students sang and danced in their traditional way at the Undergraduate (UG) block on Thursday. Read More ||

Articles are Cultural Artifacts - Mr. Varghese
“Prevention is better than a law suit,” said AV Varghese, News Editor, Deccan Herald student edition, talking about the importance of editing, on Wednesday. In an interactive session... Read More ||

CSA crowned Exalted champions
In a landslide victory at the annual Gospel fest Exalted, organised by Bishop Cotton’s Women’s Christian College, the Christian Student Association (CSA)... Read More ||

AICUFers urge people to vote
All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF) organised a student rally urging students and citizens to vote in large numbers in the BBMP elections. The objective of the rally was to create... Read More ||

Hindi Parishad Plans for Upcoming Hindi Divas
The Hindi Parishad of St Joseph’s College has planned to conduct various programmes for Hindi Divas, which is to be observed on September 14. The executive committee mem bers and volunteers sat together...Read More ||

Lucia director inaugurates Rushes
Being a director and making a successful film is all about managing your team and finance, said Pawan Kumar, director of the film Lucia, while inaugurating ... Read More ||

‘Smiling Jesuit’ passes away
Fr Ronnie Prabhu was the former Rector of St Jospeh’s College (SJC) Former Provincial of Karnataka Jesuits, Fr Ronnie Prabhu, passed away due to terminal illness ... Read More ||

Principal Stresses on ‘Three H’ of Education
Education is all about character building and discipline, and that was shown and emphasised by Dr Fr Victor Lobo, Principal, St Joseph College, in his address to the first year students ... Read More ||

BU Reviews Autonomy to SJC
An expert committee of Bangalore University (BU) visited St Joseph’s College (SJC) for the review of autonomy in the last five years, on Tuesday. The main objective of the inspection was to evaluate... Read More ||

BU holds an inspection at SJC
A panel of Bangalore University (BU) officials visited the College campus on Tuesday to inspect the recently introduced Commerce course in the College. The criteria for inspection included... Read More ||

Prof. Singh Discusses India - Myanmar Borderland Issues
The postgraduate Department of Political Science organised a lecture by Prof. M. Amarjeet Singh, Jamia Millia Islamia University, on... Read More ||

Students Enjoy Day Two of Pratibha Festivities
Students in the Undergraduate and Post graduate campus were busy making food, applying mehendi and trying their hands at nail art. Read More ||

NCC Cadets Hone Combat Skills through Paintball
The National Cadet Corps (NCC) of St Joseph’s College organised a one-day workshop on war strategies near Bannerghatta on Saturday. The workshop aimed... Read More ||

Dr. Vinekar wows Josephites
“The greatest tragedy of life is not death but when you lose your hopes, dreams and ambitions when you are alive,” said Dr Sudhir L Vinekar, consulting ... Read More ||

NSS carnival raises funds for social cause
“The greatest tragedy of life is not death but when you lose your hopes, dreams and ambitions when you are alive,” said Dr Sudhir L Vinekar, consulting ... Read More ||

SJC Top User of Inflibnet Library
At a time when journals and research articles are becoming expensive and students are accused of losing interest in reading. St Joseph’s College has emerged as the top user of Inflibnet library... Read More ||

CSA prayer service unites students at College Chapel
First prayer service by Christian Students Association (CSA) for this year held on Thursday at College Chapel was attended by students from several religion and communities. Read More ||

Police best to wipe out tears: Sangliana
Police service is the best service to serve society and wipe out tears from people’s eyes,” said Dr H T Sangliana, Vice Chairman of National Commission for... Read More ||

Students Sensitised To Gender Issues through Art
The Dolls Speak’, an art exhibition conducted by the Gender Sensitisation Cell of the College showcased the works of Sr Francoise Bosteels in Xavier Hall ... Read More ||

Kannada Sangha Celebrates 125 Years
Kannada Sangha, an initiative to promote Kannada in St. Joseph’s College, marked its 125 years of establishment on Friday.
The Kannada Sangha...

Student Council Assumes Charge
The newly elected Student Council members took the solemn oath of office on Friday in the College auditorium. Fr Clarence D’Souza, officiating Principal, administered the oath to the Council members. Read More ||

Social Work Students Bond over Social Evening
The students of Social Work department had a get together for their social evening on Monday. The two hour program comprised of nearly 18 performances by II and III BSW and II MSW. Read More ||

NETF Celebrates Dalai Lama’s 80th Birthday
The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso’s 80th birthday was celebrated in the campus today by the North Eastern and Tibetan Forum members (NETF).
“The best gift I could receive from you all... Read More ||

Blood Donation Drive Held In Campus
The annual blood donation drive was held by the National Cadet Corps (NCC) and the National Service Scheme (NSS) in association with the Lions Club of Bangalore... Read More ||

Tweet, blog and read regularly: Amith Prabhu
You cannot be good communicators if you don’t tweet, blog and read books regularly, said Mr Amith Prabhu, a Public Relations (PR) professional during his interaction with the Post Graduate students of the Department of Communication on Monday. Read More ||
BNI Addresses Key Issues on Mental Health
Basic Needs India (BNI) in their very first collaboration with the Department of Social Work held .their third memorial event in memory of late D.M. Naidu, here on Saturday. Read More ||

Memories of Emergency revived
On the 40th Anniversary of the imposition of Emergency, the People’s Union for Civil Liberties, Karnataka (PUCL-K) organised a public lecture on ‘State of Emergency – Then and now’ in Loyola Hall on Thursday... Read More ||

The way you conduct yourself speaks of your upbringing: Dr Beatrice Sequiera
After attending four days of orientation at St Joseph’s College (SJC), a team of Mass Communication freshers interacted with Dr Beatrice Sequiera, Vice Principal (PG Block), on Friday about the importance of good conduct... Read More ||

PSA elects office bearers, discusses future plans
The Physics Students Association (PSA) held its first meeting of the academic year where the Office bearers of the association were elected. The meeting was presided over Prof. Dr Veena Adiga... Read More ||

Dr. Murthy Discusses Origin of Life
Origins of life were discussed at ‘Ices of the universe’, organized by chemical society an association of the Department of Chemistry on Wednesday for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. Read More ||

Fourth IOCES International Conference Discusses Education for Peace and Development
Education, peace, harmony, development, challenges, responsibilities, culture, curriculum, policies - these were the terms and expressions that echoed at the 4thIndian ... Read More

Students gear up for upcoming exams
With the end semester exams due to begin on April 1, both Undergraduate (UG) and Post graduate (PG) students are busy preparing notes and studying.
The library has plenty of students gathered around book shelves and computers. Read More
College bids farewell to outgoing batches
The farewell ceremony for the graduating students of the Undergraduate batch of 2012-15 and Post graduate of 2013 - 2015 was held at the College auditorium on Friday. Read More

Green Peace India celebrates Delhi Hight Court’s verdict in favour of Priya Pillai
In Indian democracy we have the right to dissent and one should never compromise on the freedom of speech and expression, said Vinuta, Green Peace activist, while addressing ... Read More

Footprints Showcases Northeastern States
The North East and Tibetan Forum (NETF) organized their annual fest Footprints 2015 on Saturday, despite heavy rains playing spoilsport. The event sought to... Read More

Debate on Saleability of Humanities
The Masters programme of Department of Political Science, St Joseph’s College (Autonomous) Bangalore in collaboration with the Post Graduate Research Center organized a Post Graduate... Read More

Today’s Media Reflects Society: Bharat Lal Meena
The present day media carried news with a negative angle and reflected the society, said Mr Bharat Lal Meena, Principal Secretary of Higher Education, Government of Karnataka... Read More

Talent and Creativity Merge at Singularitas Exhibition
With festivity comes a show of talent and colours. Photographs and scientific exhibits were the main attractions of the academic festival Singularitas which began on Friday. Read More

Students Interact With Directors of ‘Films of Resistance’
“The role of films is to trigger debates,” said Amudhan R P while interacting with the students after screening his documentary Seruppu at Bird Song, a two-day film festival... Read More

III BCA Knocked Out By II PMC in First Round of Boys’ Football
II PMC emerged victorious in the first round ofvthe inter-college boys’ footballvmatch, after they beat III BCAv3-2 in a penalty shootout with the scores ... Read More

Students Recommend that UN Focus on Poverty Alleviation
Students from 10 colleges across Bangalore demanded that issues such as sustainable management and availability of water, equitable quality education and resilient infrastructure be ... Read More

Dr. Cheriyan Discusses Satire and Allegory
The idea of satire is to cause offence as a way of disturbing complacency, Dr Cheriyan Alexander said while delivering a talk on ‘Satire and Allegory as Modes of Cultural and Political Resistance’. Read More

Holy Mass Conducted to Commemorate Ash Wednesday
The Holy Mass for Ash Wednesday was held in the College Chapel on Wednesday. The main celebrant for the Eucharist was Fr Clarence D’souza, Vice Principal of Humanities. Read More

Prominent Colleges Emerge as Champions in Sportstakes
The finals of the exciting three daysports fest Sportstakes came to an end on Thursday. St Joseph’s College (SJC) won the football tournament, St Joseph’s College of Commerce(SJCC) clinched the throwball ... Read More

Sports takes unites Sports Teams from across the City
The three day inter-collegiate sports fest, Sports takes, hosted by St Joseph’s College kick-started on Monday. A three day sports fest consists of tournaments ... Read More

North Eastern Students Come Together to Exhibit Their Culture
The Northeast and Tibetan students’ forum organised an exhibition on Monday to make students aware about their culture and traditions.
The fest exhibited clothing, jewellery, and musical... Read More

Social Activist Discusses Issues of Sex Trafficking and Rehabilitation
“There is always confusion between sex work, sex workers, prostitution, and human trafficking. Creating a clear distinction between these jargons is what I work for everyday (sic),”... Read More

Indo Afghan Relations in a Changing World
Guest lecture on Indo-Afghan Relations in a Changing world – The Way Forward, By Mr. M Ashraf Haidari, Deputy Chief of Mission
(Minister Counsellor)... Read More

SJC Celebrates International Student’s Day
“If Education is not affordable to people, then we cannot expect a positive change in the society,” said Mr A Sabarullah Khan, Deputy High Commissioner... Read More

Two Day State Level Seminar on Electromechanical Concept
“Electrochemical studies is a primitive subject but due to the advancement in technology there is a new interest in the subject,” said Professor Dr Vijaya Kumar Reddy, Department of Chemistry... Read More

Economics Seminar on Issues of Gender, Nutrition and Migration
Gender, nutrition, and migration were the key topics of discussion at the seminar on ‘Human Capital Formation: Issues and Challenges’ on Tuesday. The seminar was hosted by the Read More

Prominent Authors Featured Their Book on Ninth Day of Meta
On the ninth day of the ongoing literary festival Meta, conducted by the Department of English, prominent authors S Giridhar and V J Raghunath, eminent ... Read More

College Bids Farewell to Belgium Students
Students from theUniversity of Namur had an emotional farewell at Loyola hall on February 6.
The six students and their teacher, Mr Benjaminwere here... Read More

Economics Dept. Holds National Seminar on Human Capital Formation
Issues facing educational institutes and the higher education system in India were discussed in a UGC sponsored national seminar, organised by the Department of Economics on Monday. Read More

Twelve days of ‘laughter and irreverence’ begin at Meta
The third edition of the literature fest, Meta, conducted by the Department of English was inaugurated on Monday. A number of competitions and panels were held around ‘laughter... Read More

Former Ambassador sheds light on Indo-China relations
India’s status as a booming economy and the challenges it faces from China were the focus of a guest lecture on ‘India in a changing Asia’ by C V Ranganathan, former Indian Ambassador to France and... Read More

MS Comm wins inter-class cricket tournament
Students of Mass Communication scored a resounding victory in the boys’ inter-class Cricket tournament finals, despite a massive half century by Amos S of II BCA here on Saturday. Alin hit a huge six to seal a... Read More

Folk dancers entrall audience at Pongal celebration
Popular folk dances of Tamil Nadu were performed on Saturday as the Tamil Sangam celebrated Pongal on campus. Mr Prabhakaran, scientist at Defense Research and Development Organisation... Read More

Prominent companies visit College to offer summer internships
Over 160 students registered for summer internships to 12 prominent companies as part of a recruitment event held at the Undergraduate quadrangle on Thursday. Read More

India-Afghanistan relationship discussed
In order to explore India’s relationship with its neighbours, the Post Graduate Department of Political Science conducted a talk on ‘Peace process in Afghanistan’ and ‘India Afghanistan ... Read More

Mathematics enthusiasts organised a seminar for students
In an effort to make mathematics more interesting, the Abacus Club, an association of the Department of Mathematics organised a talk on ‘Mathematically modeling the public distribution system’ on Wednesday. Read More

SJC football team moves closer to the quarterfinals
The College football team qualified for the quarterfinals in the ongoing football tournament organised by Presidency College on Wednesday.
The College team played against the host team securing a... Read More

St Joseph’s College celebrates Republic Day
In order to build the spirit of patriotism, the 66th Republic day was celebrated in the College on Monday. The national flag was hoisted by Fr. Praveen Martis... Read More

Two day poster exhibition promotes anti-communalism
In memory of Gandhi’s assassination, the Karnataka Communal Harmony Forum is organising a poster exhibition till Wednesday. The exhibit features excerpts of Gandhi’s writings published... Read More

College Fest
Nirvaan, a word which means to rise from the ashes, was launched as the new name of the College’s cultural fest on Friday. The day was also celebrated as Ethnic Day, with students donning ... Read More

Kannada Sangha Commemorates
Swami Vivekananda was a great man. His deeds have inspired many; he is an icon for the youth of the country,” said Dr Fr Praveen Martis, Principal, St Joseph’s College in a programme hosted ... Read More

AICUF Holds Meeting
All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF) conducted a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the plan of action for a three day social work programme which will be held from January 24 to 26. Read More

Girls Battle it out on the Third Day
II CEB/Z defeated I PCM, and III BCA lost to II MCZ on the third day of the ongoing interclass cricket competition on Tuesday. The first match saw the III BCA girls set up a target of 54/1 in five overs. Read More

Panelists Discuss
Various perspectives of the topic ‘Understanding conflict and crisis in West Asia’ were brought to light in a panel discussion held on Tuesday. The panelists for the event were... Read More

Interclass Cricket Tournament Progresses Slowly
On the second day of the ongoing interclass cricket tournament, I EPS and MS Communication Progressed to the second round of the competition. While I EPS defeated III BCA ... Read More

III BCA triumphs over PCM in the girls volleyball finals
The final of the interclass volleyball tournament for girls was held between III BCA and II/III PCM on Wednesday, with the former emerging victorious.
Both the teams put up... Read More

CSA features a student worship leader
For the first time this academic year, the Christian student Association (CSA) introduced a student to lead worship. The theme for the CSA fellowship this week was... Read More

Dr Benny Prasad, inaugurates Humanitas
Dr Benny Prasad, the first person to travel to over 245 nations within the shortest time span of six years, six months, and 22 days and enter the Limca Books of Records... Read More

German wave sweeps across campus
Deuktschewelle (meaning German wave), the association of the Department of German, organised its first annual fest, Zimstern on Friday.
The fest was inaugurated by Dr Fr Praveen Martis... Read More

Sexual minorities are not given opportunities: Akkai Padmashali
The second day of the International Conference on ‘Higher Education in 21st century: Challenges and Opportunities’ was held at the College auditorium on Friday. The event had four sessions with six panelists. Read More

Magi week brings in the Christmas spirit
The Christian Student Association held an intracollege carol singing competition on Friday. Seven teams participated and sang different arrangements of some traditional and new carols. Read More

A game of words by the Chemical Society
What is a four letter word for hydrated iron oxide? Such questions and many more were part of the chemistry crossword competition. The Chemical Society [...] Read More

International Conference on higher education, Opportunities and challenges
The Department of Social Work and the Department of Psychology in association with the College of Education and Public Service, Saint Louis University, USA is organising a two-day... Read More

Department of Environmental Science Gears Up For Their First Fest
For the first time, the Seasons Nature Club (SNC), an association of the Department of Environmental Science will be hosting their very own fest, Enviro. The fest will be held on Saturday... Read More

Kung Fu to make entry at St. Joseph’s College
After training for more than eleven years in martial arts and acquiring a black belt in karate, Alwyn D’Souza, I MA Political Science, is all set to introduce... Read More

Solidarity in hunger
The National Service Scheme (NSS) of the College on Monday, created awareness by means of extending solidarity to victims of North-East India, for the repeal... Read More

IQAC holds induction programme for new staff
To address the need of quality and commitment for excellence in education, the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) organized an induction programme... Read More

Activist urges students to make a dent
“I am an activist and I am proud of it,” was the message from Rashi Jauhri, the Deputy Program Director of Students for Free Tibet, an organization fighting Read More

NSS creates awareness on World Disability Day
As part of the Human Rights Camapign, the Department of National Service Scheme (NSS) celebrated World Disability Day on Wednesday. An Read More

Human rights week continues with unabated support
In keeping with the effort to bring out social issues that are relevant to the youth, the human rights campaign organised by the NSS held a vigil at Town Hall on Monday evening. Read More

Students rehearse marching for upcoming Sports Day
In preparation for the forthcoming Sports Day, students from both Postgraduate and undergraduate staged a rehearsal march-past at the College grounds on Tuesday afternoon. Read More

Scholars, students throng Mediacon; discuss media challenges
Mr. Sugata Srinivasaraju, Editor-in-Chief, Vijay Karnataka, inaugurated Mediacon, a two-day national conference, at a glittering event at the Xavier Hall on November 27. Ms Sevanti Ninan, Editor, Read More

Royal finish to Mediacon 2014
One should always try to be a journalist first and not a reporter, said Pradyot Bikram Manikya Deb Burman, Head of the Royal Family of Tripura and editor of The Northeast Times, the Chief Guest... Read More

Deputy Secretary of UGC Addresses Teachers
Secondary education in India is at a deficit of funding when compared to primary and higher education said Dr Shakeel Ahmad, Deputy Secretary, University Grants Commission (UGC) in... Read More

SJC Holds 12th Governing Body Meeting
The 12th Governing Body Meeting of the College discussed about making infrastructural changes and introducing new courses in the next semester.
The Governing Body Council of 14 members also focussed on... Read More

Department of Communication Celebrates International Media Ethics Day
On the occasion of International Media Ethics Day, the Department of Communication in association with the Center for International Media Ethics organised ‘Saena’, a seminar on social media, social .... Read More

Social Zest Brings Together Cultures with a Food Fest
Social Zest, an association of the Department of Sociology organized a food fest which was inaugurated by Dr Fr Praveen Martis, Principal on Friday. He was accompanied by Dr Berin Lukas, Head.... Read More

Hunger Know More: An Awareness Campaign by World Vision
Humans need to eat. However, there are a lot people who don’t have enough to eat. This problem is called “hunger”. The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) along with World Vision... Read More

Hindi Parishad Celebrates Hindi Divas
The Hindi Parishad on Thursday celebrated the Hindi Divas with a tagline, seekho aur sikhao Hindi, jan jan tak phailao Hindi, at the Undergraduate Quadrangle focusing on the importance of th ... Read More

Lecture on Plant Taxonomy Enlightens Students
The Department of Botany organised a lecture workshop on ‘Plant Taxonomy’ on Friday. Principal Dr Fr Praveen Martis, inaugurated the event which will be held for two days. Read More

Students Present Their Suggestions at IQAC Meeting
The first Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) meeting of the year to discuss plans for the betterment of College facilities was held on Friday. The IQAC with its prime motto of ‘infrastructure... Read More

Talk on Atrocities against Christians in Iraq
Social activist T.J Abraham addressed students about the atrocities perpetuated against Christians in Iraq in a talk on Friday. The event was organised by the National Service Scheme (NSS)... Read More

College dance team featured in music video
A five member crew from the popular radio station, Radio Indigo, shot a music video featuring the College dance team on Wednesday. The video seeks to showcase the talents of the youth in... Read More

Teams Fight for a Spot in the Kabaddi Semi-Finals
As part of the ongoing kabaddi tournament, the quarter final matches in the boys’ category were held between III EPS and II HEP, and III BCA and III PCM. Read More

Allura 2014 winds up with cheer
St Joseph’s College bustled with energy as over 200 students from different colleges across the country took part in Allura 2014, a media fest held by the Department of Communication on September 5 and 6.
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CRY conducts photo campaign on child labour
Child labour is a sensitive issue in our society. Child Rights and You (CRY), an NGO, organised a photo Campaign called ‘Click Rights’ to bring forward various depictions of child labour. The Department... Read More

Inter - class kabaddi match sees III PMC defeat III BCA by one point
The inter-class women’s Kabaddi tournament which was held by the Department of Physical Instruction at the college grounds on Tuesday saw a close 1 point victory by III PMC against III BCA. Read More

‘Connect, Create, Celebrate’: Allura
Allura, the media festival of the Department of Communication was inaugurated by Dr Fr Praveen Martis, Principal, Dr Fr Richard Rego, Head, Department of Communication and the chief guest... Read More

Teacher’s celebrate their day with splendor
The quadrangle witnessed a fun filled Teacher’s day celebration which was organised by the Student Council for the faculty members on Friday.
The teachers from all departments were invited... Read More

Eight Day Inter - Class Kabaddi Tournament Begins
The inter - class Kabaddi tournament organised by the Department of Physical Instruction began on Wednesday. The competition began with a minor setback as the scheduled match between I HEP... Read More

Workshop on performing arts held for B.Voc. Students
A dance and expression workshop was held for the B.Voc. Students on Wednesday. The lecture was conducted by Ms Maja Drobac, owner of the dance company Rhythmotion in...
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Essay Competition Encourages Writing on Contemporary Issues
An essay competition was organised on Tuesday as part of the week long fest conducted by the Kannada Sangha, an association of the Department of Kannada. The fest aims at promoting young... Read More

Exodus Unites Students to Celebrate Gospel
The Christian Students Association hosted the 27 edition of Exodus, the annual intercollegiate fest from August 30-31. The theme that was celebrated this year was ‘Amore’, meaning love. Read More

Josephite Makes a Giant Leap in Space Research
The encouragement provided by St Joseph’s College results in commendable achievements by Josephites like Disha P. Kapasi, an II M. Sc. Physics student. Read More

WACC Conducts Inter-College Fest WILD 4.0
The Wildlife Awareness and Conservation Club (WACC) conducted an inter-college fest, Wild 4.0, on 25th August. The event was inaugurated at Xavier’s Hall. Read More

Final Day of Pratibha 2014 Held With Fanfare
The five-day-long fest Pratibha 2014 concluded amist much fanfare. Final rounds for Indian and Western group song, beat boxing, Indian and Western group ... Read More

Throw ball semi - finalists battle it out
Aug 19th, 2014
Candidates contesting in the Student Council elections began their campaigning on Tuesday. There are 30 students who are... Read More

Debate sparks off a question on 'dignity vs morality'
Aug 19th, 2014
The very mention of the term ‘prostitution’ triggers a moral conflict in some Indians. The second debate of the Josephite Media ... Read More

'Fresher’s Quiz' witnesses big turnout
Aug 14th, 2014
A ‘Fresher’s quiz’ was organised for the first year Undergraduate and Post Graduate students of the College by the Quiz Club on ... Read More

Pratibha 2014 inaugurated
Aug 14th, 2014
The Student Council organised the inaugural ceremony of the College cultural fest Pratibha 2014 at the quadrangle... Read More

Food fest held to raise funds for Allura
Aug 13th,2014
A ‘Fresher’s quiz’ was organised for the first year Undergraduate and Post Graduate students of the College by the Quiz Club on ... Read More

Winners of Ignatian Week felicitated
Aug 13th,2014
It was an exciting day for the winners of the Iganatian week as they received their prizes from Principal... Read More

CSA preps for Inter-Collegiate fest Exodus
Aug 12th,2014
The poster and the invites for the annual inter-collegiate fest Exodus were launched by Prof. Kiran Jeevan, staff coordinator of the... Read More

Japanese delegates promote anti-nuclear campaign
Aug 12th,2014
The poster and the invites for the annual inter-collegiate fest Exodus were launched by Prof. Kiran Jeevan, staff coordinator of the... Read More

Fr Clarence retires after 31 years of service as Vice Principal
Aug 8th,2014
Fr Clarence D’ Souza SJ retired after a 31 year term as Vice Principal on July 31. He is the longest serving Vice Principal across all Jesuit institutions in India. Read More

Glimpses of Hiroshima-Nagasaki exhibited through a collage
Aug 8th,2014
The NSS volunteers on Thursday, aimed to create awareness about the infamous nuclear bombing of the Japanese cities through a collage to commemorate ‘Anti-nuclear Day’ on August 6 and 9. Read More


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