Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
January 17, Wednesday 2018 6:49 AM       

       HEADLINES: DYFI activist hacked in Thiruvananthapuram                                              Gita Gopinath’s economic advices must be carefully approached: CPI                                              Udayamperoor Neethu murder case: Accused found hanging                                              ‘Joker’ like Uzhavoor is not needed for NCP: Mani C Kappan                                              Vigilance registers FIR against Thomas Chandy                                              SC judge in Loya case breaks down during meeting with CJI                                              SC crisis seems unresolved, will take couple days to settle: AG                                              CJI sets new five-Judge constitution bench, sans four SC judges                                              'Baby Moshe' arrives in Mumbai after nine years                                              Judge Loya death case: Maha govt. submits documents to SC                                              Couple arrested after 13 brothers and sisters held captive                                              Palestinian leaders vote to suspend recognition of Israel                                              Pak provides safe sanctuaries to terrorists: MQM                                              Centurion Test: Rain halts play on third day                                              Khelo India's official anthem released                                              ICC U-19 WC: Roy's fifer helps India crush PNG                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       CITYNEWS Next Article: Farmer killed as rock falls on him  
       Calicut University to confer DLitt on Sharjah ruler
 
         Posted on :09:19:28 Sep 10, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:09:19:28 Sep 10, 2017
         Tags: Calicut Uty, confer, DLitt, Sharjah ruler
 

MALAPPURAM: The Calicut University will confer honorary doctorate to Ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi. A function would be held on the varsity campus in Malappuram on September 26. The varsity syndicate in its meeting held on August 19 has decided to confer honorary DLitt degrees to Sheikh Sultan along with actor Mohanlal and former sprint queen P T Usha at the same function.

Later, the university has affected changes in the function taking into account the protocol and security considerations for the visit of Sheikh Sultan. The two other awardees will be conferred the honorary degrees later.

"As per the direction from the Ministry of External Affairs and the state government we have decided to confer the honorary doctorate only to Sheikh Sultan at the function scheduled to be held on September 26.The state government has formally written to the varsity on the matter. On receiving the communication, I had met the chancellor and he has asked to suggest another date to confer the honorary doctorates to Mohanlal and P T Usha ", University Vice-Chancellor Mohammed Basheer said.

He said that the changes in the function has been conveyed to Mohanlal and Usha and they have also agreed to it. "We are planning to confer the honorary degrees to them within one month after the first function”, he added.

Sheikh Sultan, who has been the ruler of Sharjah since 1972, is a celebrated writer and historian and has authorised over 500 books covering history, culture and literature.

Sheikh Sultan is also recipient of 17 honorary degrees from universities across the world.

A A
       CITYNEWS
Next Article: Farmer killed as rock falls on him
 
 
CITYNEWS HEADLINES
Sub inspector suspended  
Missing boy found  
Woman attacked, gold burgled  
Pinarayi condemns centre's move to issue Orange passport for 'labour class'  
Govt urged not to delay Ockhi relief  
Ammannur award for Girish Karnad  
Poovachal Khader chosen for award  
One more held in twin robbery case  
Three Keralites among crash victims  
Probe death of Loya, says Kodiyeri  
Justice Joseph says outside intervention not needed  
Schemes to tap diaspora investments in state: Pinarayi  
Three held on robbery charge  
Two RSS workers held in assault case  
Bus runs over woman’s hand  
BJP slams CM’s office over conduct of property cases  
Female devotees to furnish age proof at Sabarimala Temple  
Govt orders school's closure for communal syllabus  
Child, grandmother drown in canal  
Restaurant gutted  
Man held on charge of cheating bank  
Ace guitarist Emil Isaac dies  
Saritha files plea in HC against lower court verdict  
Three pilgrims die of cardiac ailments  
CPM leader booked under POSCO  
 
Do you support withdrawal of Haj subsidy?
yes
 
no
 
no opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy