Apprenticeship Pakhwada Ends With Commitment Of 7 Lakh Apprentices For Current Fiscal Year

Apprentice Pakhwada ends with commitment of 7 lakh Apprentices this fiscal year   NEW DELHI: The 15-day Apprenticeship Pakhwada (Fortnight) which saw participation of State Governments and the Industry came to a close today with the commitment to contribute 7 lakh apprentices in the current fiscal year. It is speculated that the number of apprentices would have doubled after the 15-day Apprentice Pakhwada. Apprenticeship Pakhwada, which literally translates to Apprenticeship Fortnight, was launched in Delhi on September 30 by Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, the Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Many significant reforms were announced during this period including a…

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‘Emperor Akbar The Precursor To The Secular Values Of Modern Day India’: AMU History Symposium

Prof Habib, Prof Moosvi and Ms Safvi released the book ‘Allahu Akbar’ at the event.   ALIGARH: The Centre of Advanced Study (CAS), Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) observed the 477th birth anniversary of Mughal emperor Akbar with a symposium elaborating the Mughal as the precursor to the secular values of modern day India, an official release from the varsity said. During a technical session of the symposium chaired by eminent historian of ancient and medieval India, Professor Emeritus Irfan Habib and renowned writer and historian Ms Rana Safvi, Prof Shireen Moosvi…

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EE Main 2020 Form Correction Window To Open Soon. Details Here

The JEE Main appliction form’ data correction facility is a onetime facility. NEW DELHI: JEE Main 2020 form correction facility will be open from October 14 to 20, 2019. The appliction form correction procedure can be done through the official website hosted by National Testing Agency or NTA, at jeemain.nta.nic.in. The registered candidates may visit the official website and verify their details entered for the first edition of JEE Main exam scheduled to be held in January next year. To make corrections, candidates will have to pay an additional fee online. The JEE…

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IGNOU Revises December 2019 Term End Exam Date Sheet

IGNOU has revised date sheet for the December 2019 Term End Exam (TEE)   NEW DELHI: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released fresh date sheet for the upcoming Term End examination in December. The University had initially released the date sheet in September. But the exam dates for some of the courses have been revised and hence the University has issued a fresh date sheet. The new date sheet, which is now available on IGNOU website, is also tentative in nature. The beginning and concluding date for the December Term…

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CBSE Proposes ‘Khadi-Wearing Day’ In Schools To Commemorate 150th Gandhi Jayanti

CBSE has proposed that schools celebrate Khadi-Wearing Day to mark 150th Gandhi Jayanti   NEW DELHI: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has proposed that schools observe Khadi-Wearing Day once in a week, fortnight or month. The board has proposed the measure to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Khadi was Mahatma Gandhi’s preferred fabric. He said in ‘Young India’, “Khaddar (Khadi) can unite us as nothing else can”. ‘Young India’ was a weekly journal in English published by Mahatma Gandhi between 1919 and 1931. In its notice to…

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IIT Guwahati, AICTE Collaborate To Implement PM’s Scholarship Scheme for J&K Students

IIT Guwahati signed MoU with AICTE will provide internships to students from Jammu and kashmir   NEW DELHI: IIT Guwahati has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to provide internships to students from Jammu and Kashmir. The institute, through this collaboration with AICTE, will implement the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir students. The objective of the scheme is to provide exposure to the youth from Jammu and Kashmir to advanced academic culture at the higher learning institutes of the…

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Jharkhand Has Huge Human Resources Besides Minerals: President

President ram Nath Kovind attends 33rd convocation of Ranchi University   RANCHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said that Jharkhand possesses not only 40 per cent of the country’s minerals but also has substantial human resources. The President was addressing the 33rd convocation of the Ranchi University here. “I can say to Chief Minister Raghubar Das that your state is full of natural resources. It also has one of the largest human resource repositories,” Kovind said, congratulating about 3,000 students who were awarded degrees at the convocation. He recalled the…

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PM Modi Appreciates Student’s Idea At Singapore-India Hackathon

PM Modi appreciates student’s idea at Singapore-India Hackathon   NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday while congratulating the winners of Singapore-India Hackathon in Chennai appreciated an idea given by the students and said that he would discuss the idea with the Speaker as it would help in Parliament. The idea given by the students involves the monitoring of people sitting through an activity and helps to detect who is paying attention and who is not. “My young friends here have solved various problems today, I specially liked the solution…

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Rahul Gandhi Backs Agitating Accountancy Students

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out in support of agitating accountancy students   NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out in support of agitating accountancy students and said their demand for re-evaluation of answer sheets is justified and should be supported by all political parties. Claiming that their answer sheets were not evaluated properly, students of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) have been protesting outside its central Delhi office here and have demanded a recheck. In a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, “Across India 12…

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Bill To Scrap UGC, AICTE To Be Placed Before Cabinet In October: HRD Ministry

NEW DELHI: The proposed Higher Education Commission of India (HECI), which is set to replace the UGC, will also take over the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and a bill in this regard will be placed before the Cabinet next month, according to HRD Ministry officials. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) had last year announced its decision to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) by repealing the UGC Act, 1951. The draft bill was put in public domain and feedback and suggestions were sought from stakeholders. “The Higher…

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