Friday, 15 Mar 2019

IIT-B names, shames start-ups for reneging on job offers

Mumbai: In an unprecedented move, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) on Thursday released the names of nine companies it has blacklisted for allegedly going back on plum job placements they offered to its students. These companies, most of them start-ups, were blacklisted for one year for various reasons, IIT-B spokesperson Falguni Banerjee-Naha said. Among […]

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School dropout biggest crisis in India, says Singapore Deputy PM

New Delhi: Drawing attention to a high dropout rate in upper primary schools, Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Friday said schools are facing the “biggest crisis” in India. Delivering the first lecture of government think-tank Niti Aayog’s ‘Transforming India’ initiative, he said the world’s second-most populous country also has the “biggest gap” between […]

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UPSC issues e-admit cards for NDA, NA exams 2016

New Delhi: The Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) has issued e-admit cards for the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examinations on its websitewww.upsc.gov.in. The exams are scheduled to be held on September 18 at 41 centres. The last date for submitting application was July 15. Selection procedure: The selection of candidates will […]

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Haryana to bar candidates carrying phones to exam centres

Chandigarh: To curb unfair means in examinations, the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) decided that any candidate found possessing mobile phone or any other aiding material in the examination room will be debarred from future examinations, a commission spokesman said on Sunday. “Candidates for written examinations have been warned not to carry any mobile phone […]

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Special education programme for disabled in Delhi govt schools

New Delhi: Every disabled child studying in Delhi government run and aided schools will now get personal attention with the AAP government asking special educators to prepare an individualised education programme (IEP). “Special educators placed in government run and aided schools have been asked to prepare an individualised education programme for every disabled child in […]

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Private schools asked to follow RTE guidelines in Odisha

Koraput: Private schools in Koraput district have been asked to follow the guidelines of the Right to Education (RTE) Act and get their doubts, if any, cleared by the district education office. A meeting in this regard was organised by the district administration recently in which principals of over 80 private schools participated. The meeting […]

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Delhi government to install CCTV cameras in schools?

Delhi: The Delhi government is planning to install CCTV cameras in schools for security purposes and to keep tabs on students and teachers’ activities inside the classrooms, an official said here on Monday. “We are bringing in CCTVs not just for the purpose of security but as tool which will help us to do a […]

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Teri university appoints Ashok Chawla as its new chancellor

New Delhi: The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri) on Wednesday officially appointed former Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla as the new Chancellor of Teri university. A statement issued here said the decision on the appointment was taken in its last meeting on August 19 by the governing council of Teri. With this, Teri ended its last […]

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