JOBS/ CAREER

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

Telangana to fill up 15,000 vacancies

Telangana government has decided to fill up 15,000 vacancies in about 15 of its departments. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao signed on a file to this effect, a release from his office said last night. Mr Rao also decided to raise the upper age limit for joining state government jobs from the present 34 years … Continue reading Telangana to fill up 15,000 vacancies

Re-examination of AIPMT conducted successfully

The re-examination of the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) was conducted successfully throughout the country yesterday without any untoward incident, the CBSE said. The Supreme Court had directed the CBSE to re-conduct the AIPMT Examination because of the report of use of unfair means. The CBSE in compliance of Court’s order conducted the AIPMT Examination … Continue reading Re-examination of AIPMT conducted successfully

HRD ministry launches Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan

Human Resource Development ministry today launched the Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (RAA) to make learning of Science and Mathematics a joyful and meaningful activity for school children. The scheme will target students in the age group of 6 – 18 years. Other schemes like Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan will be used for implementing … Continue reading HRD ministry launches Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan

SPORTS

Rijiju hails archers on their best-ever display at World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi /New Delhi Sports minister Kiren Rijiju   on Wednesday hailed the Indian archers for doi ...

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju facilitates Indian archers

    Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju today interacted with the Indian archers in New Delhi and a ...

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 ...

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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 ...