JOBS/ CAREER

JMI scales high in RUR World University Ranking

WEB DESK Jamia Millia Islamia has been ranked at 631 position worldwide by Moscow-based Round University Ranking(RUR) 2019 among the world’s 1100 universities assessed, improving its position from 747 last year. At India level, the university has been ranked at 11 position which is also an improvement from 16 last year. RUR Ranking Agency in … Continue reading JMI scales high in RUR World University Ranking

IIT-Madras tops national ranking of institutes

AIIMS ranked first among medical institutes and National Law School, Bangalore topped law colleges.   AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind has called for a nuanced approach to ensure that higher education not only fulfils individual aspirations but also achieves national goals and priorities. He was releasing the national ranking of higher institutes … Continue reading IIT-Madras tops national ranking of institutes

UPSC result out, Kanishak Kataria is topper

Kanishak Kataria 1- KANISHAK KATARIA 2 – AKSHAT JAIN 3 -JUNAID AHMAD  Kataria belongs to SC category and qualified the examination with mathematics as his optional subject. He is a BTech (Computer Science and Engineering). ” It’s a very surprising moment. I never expected to get the 1st rank. I thank my parents, sister & my … Continue reading UPSC result out, Kanishak Kataria is topper

Highlights of UPSC Result 2018

Highlights of UPSC Result 2018 The final results of Civil Services Examination (CSE), 2018 have been declared today, the 5th April, 2019. The following are the highlights of the result: The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 was conducted on 3rdJune, 2018. 10,65,552 candidates applied for this examination, out of which 4,93,972 candidates actually appeared. A … Continue reading Highlights of UPSC Result 2018

UGC prohibits imparting distance degree programmes in agriculture

TIA NEWS The University Grants Commission (UGC) has prohibited imparting distance degree programmes in agriculture. The decision was taken by the higher education regulator at its last meeting on the ground that a degree programme in agriculture is technical in nature as it requires practicals or laboratory courses. The Union agriculture ministry had referred the … Continue reading UGC prohibits imparting distance degree programmes in agriculture

Govt to set up 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

AMN / NEW DELHI The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA has approved the setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas all over the country. The Vidyalayas are proposed to be opened in the Civil and Defense Sector and once they are fully functional they will provide quality education to approximately 50 thousand students. The … Continue reading Govt to set up 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

Maha govt to appoint Lokpal in universities to resolve student grievances

AMN Maharashtra government will appoint a Lokpal in all universities except agricultural universities to resolve student grievances. Education Minister Vinod Tawde yesterday said the appointment of the students’ ombudsman would be made in the next two to three months. He said Maharashtra would be the first state in the country to have such a Lokpal … Continue reading Maha govt to appoint Lokpal in universities to resolve student grievances

Action taken against fake universities

The Central Government, as well as the University Grants Commission (UGC) has taken the following action against fake Universities running without recognition: UGC has issued Show Cause / Warning Notices to fake Universities cautioned that running of Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses and giving misleading advertisements shall attract severe action under the provisions of appropriate laws … Continue reading Action taken against fake universities

PM asks students not to succumb to stress, be focussed

  Our Correspondent / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked students to stay focused, manage time well and not to succumb to stress. He said that students should focus on acquiring knowledge to enrich their lives, without worrying about examination results. Mr Modi suggested that examinations should be considered as a festival to … Continue reading PM asks students not to succumb to stress, be focussed

Railways to recruit 2.30 lakh employees

WEB DESK The Railways will initiate fresh recruitment of two lakh 30 thousand more employees in the next two years. The vacancies are proposed to be filled in two phases. The first phase of one lakh 31 thousand 328 posts will be initiated in February to March this year, while the second phase of recruitment … Continue reading Railways to recruit 2.30 lakh employees

SPORTS

Eoin Morgan hits fourth fastest World Cup 100, most sixes in an ODI

  Eoin Morgan of England hit his century in 57 balls against Afghanistan on Tuesday, breaking the record f ...

FIH Series Finals: Indian Women’s Hockey team defeat Fiji to enter semifinals

India thrashed lowly Fiji 11-0 to storm into the semifinals of the FIH Women's Series Finals hockey tournament ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...