JOBS/ CAREER

30,000 teaching posts vacant in universities: Govt

Staff reporter / New Delhi More than 30 thousand teaching posts are lying vacant in various universities across India. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today, Human Resource Development HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that the University Grants Commission, UGC, has framed guidelines for recruitment of faculty in universities, colleges and other … Continue reading 30,000 teaching posts vacant in universities: Govt

India’s new Education Policy

By Asad Mirza The Draft National Education Policy (NEP) 2019 prepared by a committee chaired by Dr K. Kasturirangan was shared by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development for public comments in June earlier. The policy aims at making India a knowledge superpower by equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge. It also … Continue reading India’s new Education Policy

UGC asks higher educational institutions to celebrate Constitution Day on Nov 26

AMN / NEW DELHI University Grants Commission, UGC has issued circular to higher educational institutions to celebrate Constitution Day on 26th of November. On this day in 1949, the Constitution was adopted which came into force on 26th January, 1950, marking the beginning of a new era in the history of India. The commission has … Continue reading UGC asks higher educational institutions to celebrate Constitution Day on Nov 26

Govt aims to improve Ease of Living for all citizens, says President Kovind

Our Correspondent / New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind has said that the union government has made concerted efforts to improve India’s ranking on the Ease of Doing Business Index. Now, it aims to improve the Ease of Living for all citizens. Addressing the concluding session of the Conference of Directors of IITs, NITs and … Continue reading Govt aims to improve Ease of Living for all citizens, says President Kovind

Govt starts exercise to determine fees in private medical colleges

WEB DESK The Health Ministry has started an exercise for determination of fees in private medical colleges for the next academic year. It has asked the Board of Governors, BoG, of the Medical Council of India to prepare draft guidelines for determination of fees in private medical institutions. Special Secretary, Ministry of Health, Arun Singhal … Continue reading Govt starts exercise to determine fees in private medical colleges

Kolkata students create Guinness World Records with largest astrophysics assemble

AMN / PIB / KOLKATA The Guinness World Records for the largest astrophysics lesson (45 minutes) and assembly of spectroscopes was successfully achieved at the Science City, Kolkata on the first day of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 today with the participation of over 1,598 students. Astronomers use spectroscopes to know details like temperature, … Continue reading Kolkata students create Guinness World Records with largest astrophysics assemble

President Kovind exhorts students to work with people in villages

AMN / GANGTOK President Ram Nath Kovind today asked institutions to send students to spend time in villages to improve people’s living conditions. President also urged students to work with people in improving cleanliness, health, immunisation, education and nutrition parameters in villages. The President was addressing the Sikkim University’s 5th convocation ceremony in Gangtok today. … Continue reading President Kovind exhorts students to work with people in villages

At Convocation, President praises JMI for cohesion, education

Jamia is doing excellent work in gender equality, women empowerment, innovation, says HRD minister Andalib Akhter / New Delhi The President of India Ram Nath Kovind today applauded Jamia Millia Islamia, JMI for its role in imparting education and promoting communal harmony in the country. He said that Jamia had set an example of unity … Continue reading At Convocation, President praises JMI for cohesion, education

Govt to provide employment opportunities through Hunar Haat: Naqvi

ONKAR SINGH / New Delhi Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said the Government will provide employment opportunities to lakhs of artisans, craftsmen and traditional culinary experts through Hunar Haat in the next the 5 years. In a statement, Mr Naqvi said Hunar Haat has proved to be an effective programme to … Continue reading Govt to provide employment opportunities through Hunar Haat: Naqvi

President Kovind to be chief guest at Jamia convocation

Staff Reporter / New Delhi President of India Ram Nath Kovind will be the chief guest at the annual convocation of Jamia Millia Islamia to be held on October 30. “Kovind, who is also visitor of the JMI, will be the chief guest at the annual convocation on October 30. This will be his first … Continue reading President Kovind to be chief guest at Jamia convocation

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SPORTS

Warm-up match between India and New Zealand XI ends in a draw at Hamilton

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Indian athletes clinch 3 medals in World SnowShoe Championship

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IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon 2020 receives a record 18500 entries

New Delhi The 5th edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon will see a record 18,500 ru ...

ART & CULTURE

Exhibition Showcases Kashmir’s Synthetic Sacred Architecture

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Jaipur Literature Festival begins

By A Correspondent / Jaipur The Jaipur Literature Festival has commenced here today. Chief Minister of Raj ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

South Korean film ‘Parasite’ makes history by winning Best Film Oscar

The 92nd Oscar awards have been announced and for the first time in the history of awards, a non-english film ...

Hollywood veteran actor Kirk Douglas passes away in US

Kirk Douglas PHOTO FROM SOCIAL MEDIA WEB DESK Hollywood legend and veteran actor Kirk Douglas passed aw ...

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