CAMPUS

Vice President calls for enhancing quality, capacity of agricultural research in country

BY ANDALIB AKHTER Stressing the need of increasing the expenditure on research and development, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today called for enhancing the quality and capacity of agricultural research so that country could achieve substantial gains in productivity and increase farmers’ income. Speaking at the Graduation Ceremony of the Agri-Business Management Programme of ICAR … Continue reading Vice President calls for enhancing quality, capacity of agricultural research in country

President Kovind inaugurates permanent Campus of Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur

Says Educational Institutes are not just mere places of Learning; It is the place which polishes the inner and sometimes hidden talents in each one of us AMN / WEB DESK President Ram Nath Kovind today said that Educational Institutes are not just mere places of Learning; It is the place which polishes the inner … Continue reading President Kovind inaugurates permanent Campus of Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur

UGC extends last date for submission of application for Common University Entrance Test 2022

WEB DESK University Grants Commission (UGC) has extended the last date for submission of application for Common University Entrance Test (CUET)- 2022 for admissions to various undergraduate programmes in central, private, state and deemed universities till the 22nd of this month. In a tweet, UGC Chairman Professor M Jagadesh Kumar said the decision will provide … Continue reading UGC extends last date for submission of application for Common University Entrance Test 2022

Vice President calls for making higher education more inclusive and equitable

ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today called for taking higher education into the rural areas to make it more inclusive and equitable. He said, education to rural youth was critical because education plays a key role in human development, nation-building, and creating a prosperous and sustainable global future. Speaking at … Continue reading Vice President calls for making higher education more inclusive and equitable

Azim Premji University opens admissions for PG Diploma in Development Leadership 2023

AMN /Bengaluru Azim Premji University, Bengaluru has opened admissions for the Postgraduate Diploma in Development leadership programme. Programme highlights The 11-month part-time Diploma programme is designed to allow participants to continue their existing work and employment while being enrolled in the programme. It offers a blend of on- campus and online learning across three terms. … Continue reading Azim Premji University opens admissions for PG Diploma in Development Leadership 2023

China willing to facilitate return of Indian students, but no timeline

AMN / WEB DESK China has said that it is ready to permit the return of “some” Indian students stranded in India for over two years following the visa and flight restrictions imposed by Beijing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a media briefing in Beijing Friday that “China … Continue reading China willing to facilitate return of Indian students, but no timeline

UGC allows students to pursue two degrees at the same time

Staff Reporter University Grant Commission (UGC) is all set to allow students to pursue two full time degree programmes simultaneously. UGC Chairman Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar in a virtual meeting with media said that students can pursue two academic programmes simultaneously in a physical mode either from same university or different universities. Prof Kumar said, … Continue reading UGC allows students to pursue two degrees at the same time

JNU Administration warns students against violence on campus

AMN Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration has warned the students that no violence will be tolerated on campus and appealed to them to maintain peace and harmony. It came in the wake of the violence between the two groups of students that took place on the campus yesterday. JNU Vice-Chancellor has asked the Wardens to … Continue reading JNU Administration warns students against violence on campus

ICCR launches India Alumni Portal for foreign students

AMN The Indian Council for Cultural Relations, ICCR, on Saturday launched an India Alumni Portal in New Delhi. It is a platform to connect with foreign students around the world who have studied in India. Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi launched the portal in the presence of ICCR president Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe. … Continue reading ICCR launches India Alumni Portal for foreign students

Education Minister launches over one lakh internship opportunities for youth

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has launched over one lakh internship opportunities for the youth. The students can access these opportunities on the All India Council For Technical Education’s (AICTE) portal. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Pradhan said that the opportunities will open up doors for students to get an understanding … Continue reading Education Minister launches over one lakh internship opportunities for youth

SPORTS

History Created: India beat Indonesia 3-0 to lift maiden Thomas Cup trophy

AMN Indian Men's Badminton team on Sunday scripted history by winning the Thomas Cup for the first time eve ...

Thomas Cup Badminton: India to face Indonesia in summit clash

India play first-ever final in 73-year-history BangkoKIn Badminton, rejuvenated Indian male shuttlers s ...

Thomas Cup: Srikanth wins second singles, India leads 2-1

In Thomas Cup Badminton Tournament in Bangkok, India's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth registered a thumping win ...

MARQUEE

National Museum to celebrate International Museum Day 2022 from 16th-20th May

By SUDHIR KUMAR National Museum New Delhi will celebrate International Museum Day 2022 for five day from to ...

Indian Railways introduces separate seats for newly-born children in trains

AMN Indian Railways has introduced separate seats for newly-born children in trains. The facility has been ...

Finland tops world’s happiest country for fifth straight year

A family tests the water at Pyynikki Beach, just a short walk from downtown Tampere. Photo: Laura Vanzo/Visit ...