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Centre forms panel to review civil services exam pattern

AMN / Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh has said that the government has formed a panel to review the civil services examination pattern. “An expert committee consisting of leading academicians, technocrats and senior bureaucrats of national repute has been constituted to revisit the entire pattern, syllabus and eligibility … Continue reading Centre forms panel to review civil services exam pattern

National Education Policy to be announced by December: Smriti Irani

AMN / Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has said that the draft National Education Policy will be announced by December this year. Talking to media persons in Agartala on Friday, she said, for the first time, a collaborative effort has been taken from the grass root level to formulate the national education policy. … Continue reading National Education Policy to be announced by December: Smriti Irani

Jharkhand to run classes in two shifts in all Universities of state

Jharkhand government has decided to run classes in two shifts in all the Universities of the state. The decision was taken yesterday in the meeting of the Cabinet. An official spokesperson said that adequate fund has been earmarked for this, and rate of honorarium have also been fixed for teachers taking extra classes. The decision … Continue reading Jharkhand to run classes in two shifts in all Universities of state

Prez Mukherjee asks young technologists to promote entrepreneurship

President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon National Institute of Technology, NITs to take the lead in creating capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship. Addressing the Thirteenth Convocation Ceremony of Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology in Nagpur today, Mr Mukherjee said the NITs must align their activities with national development goals. The President said technologists are problem … Continue reading Prez Mukherjee asks young technologists to promote entrepreneurship

Centre sanctions Rs 10 crore for hotel management institute in Rajasthan

AMN / Centre has sanctioned 10 crore rupees for setting up a hotel management institute at Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. State government has allotted 1-hectare land near the Shilpgram in Sawai Madhopur for the purpose. This will be third such institute in Rajasthan. The other two being at Jaipur and Jodhpur. MLA from Sawai Madhopur, … Continue reading Centre sanctions Rs 10 crore for hotel management institute in Rajasthan

India, Australia sign MoU on cooperation in education, research

AMN / India and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the fields of education, training and research. The MoU was signed by Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani and Minister for Education and Training, Government of Australia Christopher Pyne in New Delhi yesterday. The MoU will help intensify existing partnerships … Continue reading India, Australia sign MoU on cooperation in education, research

Puducherry CM launches Free Laptop Scheme

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy launched the much awaited Free Laptop Scheme. The scheme envisages to provide free laptops to all students who have passed Plus Two from Government Higher Secondary Schools in the last two academic years. Launching the scheme on Friday, the State Student’s Day, the Chief Minister said free laptops will be … Continue reading Puducherry CM launches Free Laptop Scheme

CBSE declares results of re-test of AIPMT Entrance Test

  The Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has announced the results of the re-test of All India Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Entrance Test, AIPMT 2015 today. More than 4 lakh students appeared for the retest. The results are available online on the official websites of CBSE and AIPMT aipmt.nic.in or cbseresults.nic.in. The CBSE conducted the … Continue reading CBSE declares results of re-test of AIPMT Entrance Test

Varanasi jail inmate awarded IGNOU gold medal

AMN / A 23-year-old prisoner lodged in Varanasi central jail has created history as he was awarded gold medal by the Indira Gandhi National Open University, IGNOU for topping in Diploma in Tourism Studies. Ajeet Kumar Saroj, a culpable homicide convict was on Saturday escorted to the Banaras Hindu University where he was awarded his … Continue reading Varanasi jail inmate awarded IGNOU gold medal

No gadgets, valuable Items allowed at UPSC prelims Test

The Union Public Service Commission has asked the candidates appearing for civil services preliminary examination, not to bring mobile phones, IT gadgets and valuable items with them. It said, these items are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. The Commission said, any infringements of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action … Continue reading No gadgets, valuable Items allowed at UPSC prelims Test

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Indian short film wins award at Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival

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