JOBS/ CAREER

President Kovind stresses on quality education in country

AMN / RISHIKESH President Ram Nath Kovind has said that Young doctors should dedicate themselves to the cause of health services in the spirit of Army men taking up the challenges at the borders. He was addressing the first convocation of All India Institute of Medical Sciences at Rishikesh on Saturday. The President said it … Continue reading President Kovind stresses on quality education in country

Over 5 lakh qualify first stage of railways’ computer-based test

  WEB DESK Railway Ministry Logo Over five lakh candidates have passed the first stage of Indian Railways’ Computer Based Tests for recruitment of assistant loco pilots and technicians. The first stage of examinations were held from August to September this year in which over 36 lakh candidates appeared. The Railway Ministry said, the qualified … Continue reading Over 5 lakh qualify first stage of railways’ computer-based test

Institutes cannot keep original certificates: UGC

Agencies / NEW DELHI Following complaints of students from various educational institutes, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has warned educational institutions against keeping original certificates of students at the time of admission, directing them to return the certificates immediately after verification and be satisfied with their self-attested copies. The commission instructed that no institution will … Continue reading Institutes cannot keep original certificates: UGC

Vice President Appreciates Jamia Hamdard efforts on girls’ education

-Says Girls’ education must for women empowerment -Jamia Hamdard is a unique institution conceived and built single- handedly by its decorated Founder. It has achieved tremendous respect among the public and among all stakeholders, says VP       Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday said that girls’ education should … Continue reading Vice President Appreciates Jamia Hamdard efforts on girls’ education

Defence Journalism Making a Buzz

Our Correspondent / Chennai Defense Journalism is fast emerging as a niche area of specialization in journalism. In order to delve deep into this subject, the Defence and Strategic Studies Department at Guru Nanak College organized a special lecture on the theme “Defence Journalism – Challenges and Opportunities” on Wednesday. The resource person for this … Continue reading Defence Journalism Making a Buzz

UPSC website hacked, restored later

New Delhi In A reported incident of hacking, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)’s website showed an image of a heart and Doraemon, a cartoon character from a Japanese series. The incident came to light when some UPSC aspirants started sharing screenshots of the website on Twitter around midnight, reports Livemint. “#UPSC website is hacked … Continue reading UPSC website hacked, restored later

Govt approves 7 new IIMs in 7 states

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on thursday approved the establishment and operationalization of permanent campus of seven new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Amritsar, Bodh Gaya, Nagpur, Sambalpur, Sirmaur, Vishakhapatnam and Jammu, and their recurring expenditure at a total cost of Rs 3775.42 crore (Rs … Continue reading Govt approves 7 new IIMs in 7 states

UGC invites proposals from institutions for extension of vocational courses

AMN / NEW DELHI The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited proposals from institutions which have been running Bachelor of Vocational Courses (BVoc) and community college programmes for extension of courses being run under the said programmes. UGC official said that without due approval from the UGC for extension of their skill-based courses, the institutions … Continue reading UGC invites proposals from institutions for extension of vocational courses

QIAMS, an international academy for Media Studies

Syed Ali Mujtaba / Chennai Quaide Milleth International Academy of Media Studies, popularly known as QIAMS is a truly international academy exclusively devoted to media studies. It is producing high-quality media professionals after several months of intensive training and inculcating high moral and ethical values, which are so much missing in the contemporary media industry. … Continue reading QIAMS, an international academy for Media Studies

UGC directs varsities, institutions to ban junk food on campuses

AMN / NEW DELHI The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all varsities and higher education institutions to ban sale of junk food on their campuses. In a communication to the universities, the UGC said banning junk food in colleges will set new standards for healthy food, making the students live better, learn better and … Continue reading UGC directs varsities, institutions to ban junk food on campuses

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Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

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Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

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