International Peace Day: List of educational institutions to study peace and conflict studies in India

In different settings, this field of study is known variously as “peace and conflict studies,” “peace and security studies,” “peace and world order studies,” “justice and reconciliation studies,” and so on, as mentioned in the University of Mysore site. Short Training Courses have been organised including three week refresher courses in Conflict Studies and four short (1-2 day) ori...

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Approve MoU on funding or lose out on grants: HRD to Delhi University

Express photo by Rohit Jain Paras 26.06.2018The HRD Ministry has written to Delhi University to approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding release of funds or lose out on the grants. Express photo by Rohit Jain Paras 26.06.2018 Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar addressing a press conference in Jaipur on Tuesday. Union Minister of Human Resource Development P...

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JNU to celebrate Surgical Strike Day: VC M Jagadesh Kumar

JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar JNU VC M Jagadesh KumarAfter Union HRD Minister clarifying the Centre’s stand on the UGC circular on the Surgical Strike Day, the Jawaharlal Nehru University VC M Jagadesh Kumar said that the varsity will observe it on September 29. Earlier on Thursday, a UGC circular asked universities to observe Septemeber 29 as “Surgical Strike Day” and encourage students to pledge...

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No politics, only patriotism: Prakash Javadekar on UGC’s Surgical Strike Day circular

UGC’s Surgical Strike Day cirular: Political reactions“It is absolutely shocking. HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar HRD Minister Prakash JavadekarFollowing a row on University Grants Commission Surgical Strike Day circular released yesterday, the Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday squashed the opposition’s charge of politicising the valour of armed forces and ...

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Educational institutes in Bengal will not observe Surgical Strike Day: Partha Chatterjee

The UGC direction to universities to mark September 29 as “Surgical Strike Day” is a part of the BJP’s “political agenda” and educational institutes in West Bengal will not observe the day, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said Friday. The University Grants Commission yesterday directed varsities and higher educational institutions across the country to observe September 29 as ...

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UPSC Civil Services prelims 2019 exam on June 2; check schedule for ESE, NDA, CDS and other exams

UPSC civil service exam 2019: The civil services preliminary examination will be conducted on June 2, and the main examination on September 20, 2019 UPSC civil service exam 2019: The civil services preliminary examination will be conducted on June 2, and the main examination on September 20, 2019UPSC civil service exam 2019: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the examination c...

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GATE 2019 registration to close today, apply at appsgate.iitm.ac.in

GATE 2019: Over the years, several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have used GATE scores to shortlist the candidates for various positions GATE 2019: Over the years, several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have used GATE scores to shortlist the candidates for various positionsGATE 2019: The registration process for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) will close today, on September...

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BSER RBSE 12th supplementary results 2018 declared: How to check at rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in

(Representational image) BSER RBSE 12th supplementary results 2018: Follow the steps written below to check marks. BSER RBSE 12th supplementary results 2018: Follow the steps written below to check marks. (Representational image)BSER RBSE 12th supplementary results 2018: The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) has announced the results of Class 12 or senior secondary supplementary examin...

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Maharashtra: Around 550 new colleges likely to come up in state

(File/Representational Image)Around 550 new colleges are likely to come up across the state in the next academic year as the Maharashtra State Commission for Higher Education and Development (MAHED) has approved the perspective plans of non-agricultural state universities for 2019-20. Apart from professional courses, there will be colleges offering courses like naval architecture and marine engine...

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Ankiv Basoya marksheet row: Delhi University calls meeting

(Source: Twitter/Ankiv Basoya) ABVP’s Ankiv Basoya won the president’s post. ABVP’s Ankiv Basoya won the president’s post. [Read | EC meeting on September 27: Approve MoU or risk losing funds, HRD Ministry tells DU]The ABVP said the university should verify Basoya’s degree. Basoya (23), a student of MA Buddhist Studies, claimed to have completed his graduation from Thiruvalluvar Universi...

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Ankiv Basoya marksheet row: DU calls meeting

(Source: Twitter/Ankiv Basoya) ABVP’s Ankiv Basoya won the president’s post. ABVP’s Ankiv Basoya won the president’s post. (Source: Twitter/Ankiv Basoya)Delhi University’s (DU’s) Department of Buddhist Studies has called a meeting of the admission committee on Monday to discuss complaints that DU’s new students’ union president, ABVP’s Ankiv Basoya, submitted a fake degree to get...

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EC meeting on september 27: Approve MoU or risk losing funds, HRD Ministry tells DU

With the varsity missing the June deadline, it has written to the Ministry stating that the same will be approved in the EC meeting. (File) Teachers have called MoU or risk losing funds clause problematic. Teachers have called MoU or risk losing funds clause problematic. On Thursday, DU informed EC members that the meeting will be held on September 27. As it is an important matter, they should sen...

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The Hindu Science Quiz: Of the great bears and female deer with antlers

Here are some of the most interesting research to have appeared in top science journals last week...

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CAT, XAT, MAT and other MBA entrance exams list and schedule

Candidates have to take at least one of the three exams” Common Admission Test (CAT), Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) and Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). CAT 2019The online registration process for the Common Admission Test (CAT) will be closed tomorrow, September 19. Here is the complete list of management entrance exams along with their schedule Here is the complete list of manageme...

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List of MBA entrance exams: CAT, XAT, MAT and other MBA exams schedule

Candidates have to take at least one of the three exams” Common Admission Test (CAT), Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) and Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). CAT 2019The online registration process for the Common Admission Test (CAT) will be closed tomorrow, September 19. The two-year course is the flagship programme of the institution and offers specialisations in marketing research, dig...

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CBSE plans to introduce sign language, braille as subjects for students with special needs

Attendance requirements in cases of children with severe disabilities can be waived,” the official added. Attendance requirements in cases of children with severe disabilities can be waived Attendance requirements in cases of children with severe disabilities can be waivedThe Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is mulling introducing sign language as a subject, computer-based tests, atte...

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Bihar BBOSE Class 10th, 12th June exam 2018 result declared at bbose.org

BBOSE result 2018 declared BBOSE result 2018 declaredBBOSE results 2018: The Bihar Board of Open Schooling and Examination has announced the results of Senior Secondary and Secondary Second exam at the official website of the board “ bbose.org. This is the Open & Distance Learning Institution, set up on the lines of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), under the Ministry of Human Re...

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‘Swachchta Hi Seva’: Pune school students get a chance to interact with scientists

In all, six students each from the 10 schools ” Lal Bahudar Shashtri School, Dr SR Prashala, Swami Vivekanand Secondary School, Mhalsakant High School, BG High School, Modern Girls High School, Moderns Boys High School, Modern High School and Genba Sopanrao Moze Prashala ” participated in the events. (Express photo) Students participated in essay writing, poster making and drawing du...

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Amid protests over marksheet, ABVP’s Basoya takes charge with a havan

Tashi TobgyalAmid protests and complaints that DU’s new students’ union president, ABVP’s Ankiv Basoya, submitted a fake degree to get admission into the university, he performed a havan on Wednesday and took charge of the DUSU office. Protests against Basoya assuming office. Tashi Tobgyal Protests against Basoya assuming office. Basoya (23), a student of MA Buddhist Studies, claimed to have...

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Hostels won’t follow order on entry of outsiders, says JNUSU

At Tapti and Sabarmati hostels, students allegedly resisted checking of ID cards, and also got the dhaba at Sabarmati to open at night. It was decided not to comply with checking of ID cards in respective hostels…,” the JNUSU said in a statement. The measures were taken by the JNU administration following reports of violence on campus amid the students’ union polls. (Express photo/Tashi Tobg...

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Job seekers beware!

The online job portal Shine.com is running a campaign#NoMoreJobFraud to help people to avoid getting duped by fake job postings. Most of us can spot a fraudulent job posting when we see one. Those associated with any genuine recruitment platform will always have the credentials of platform in these fields. According to job-search companies, job frauds have become prevalent due to the expansion of ...

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ICAR AIEEA re-examination results 2018 declared, check at icarexam.net, icar.org.in

ICAR AIEEA result 2018: All the students who had appeared for the examination can check the results through the official websites, icarexam.net, icar.org.in. (Image source: pixabay.com) ICAR AIEEA result 2018: All the students who had appeared for the examination can check the results through the official websites, icarexam.net, icar.org.in. (Image source: pixabay.com)ICAR AIEEA result 2018: India...

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CAT 2018: Weak in Maths? Here’s how to prepare

It is a myth that those weak in Maths cannot score well in CAT. How should candidates who are weak in mathematics prepare for the CAT? Students who struggle with maths need to focus more upon the evaluating factors in CAT i.e. CAT does not focus on theoretical ideas but the application of basic concepts. From here, it is quite evident that if you prepare hard, you also have a fair chance to fetch ...

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Only 1/4th of third grade students can read, understand simple short stories in India: Report

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Tuesday launched its second annual Goalkeepers Data Report, pointing to demographic trends that could stall unprecedented progress in reducing global poverty. The World Bank’s 2018 World Development Report focused entirely on the issue of educational quality,” it said. Fortunately, as the outlines of the crisis have become clearer, learning has started to ...

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DUSU president used fake marksheet: NSUI

It also circulated a purported fake marksheet from Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvalluvar University that Basoya had used. It is a fake certificate.” The NSUI is the student outfit of the Congress. The marksheet circulated by NSUI ” which they are yet to submit to the DU administration or police ” was accompanied by a letter from the TN university, saying the marksheet was fake. (Source: Twi...

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CAT 2018 registration date extended, apply till September 26

CAT 2018 registration: The registration date has been extended till September 26 CAT 2018 registration: The registration date has been extended till September 26CAT 2018 registration: The online registration process for the Common Admission Test (CAT) has been extended, till September 26, which is scheduled to be closed tomorrow, September 19. The website contains a section on Frequently Asked Que...

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UPTET 2018: Online application process begins at upbasiceduboard.gov.in

UPTET 2018: The examination will be conducted on November 4, and the candidates can apply online through the official website upbasiceduboard.gov.in UPTET 2018: The examination will be conducted on November 4, and the candidates can apply online through the official website upbasiceduboard.gov.inUPTET 2018: The online application process for the Teacher’s Eligibility Test (TET) 2018 has started ...

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Uttar Pradesh UPTET 2018: Online application process begins, check schedule

Interested candidates will have to apply online at the official website of UPTET, once the registration begins. The examination will be conducted on November 4, and the candidates can apply online through the official website upbasiceduboard.gov.in. UPTET 2018: The examination will be conducted on November 4, and the candidates can apply online through the official website upbasiceduboard.gov.in U...

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HRD Minister confers Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar, says changing India determined to achieve cleanliness

(Image source: twitter.com/HRDMinistry)Conferring the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar (2017 “ 18), Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar said that films like “Toilet Ek Prem Katha” and “Padman” symbolise a changing India that is determined to achieve cleanliness. (Image source: twitter.com/HRDMinistry) HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday presented the awa...

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CAT 2018 registration closes tomorrow: Online window for re-uploading photograph to open on September 27

(Image source: pixabay.com)CAT 2018: The online registration process for the Common Admission Test (CAT) will be closed tomorrow, September 19. CAT 2018 registration: Test format to be available from October 17Tutorial to understand the format of the test will be available on the CAT website from October 17. CAT 2018: This year, IIM Calcutta will conduct the examinations on Sunday, November 25 in ...

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