• Protests flare up at Panjab University—Who are protesting and why? 05 Dec 2020 21:45 Arguments ensue between PU V-C Professor Raj Kumar and members of Syndicate regarding holding the Syndicate meeting. (Express Photo)The cessation of the present Senate’s term, coupled with the indefinite delay in elections, has propelled Panjab University’ …
  • Viijay Rupani lays foundation stone for Tapi-Karjan pipeline network 05 Dec 2020 19:56 Gujarat CM Vijay RupaniCHIEF MINISTER Vijay Rupani on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the Rs 711-crore Tapi-Karjan irrigation water pipeline network at Umarpada in Tapi district. The CM also laid the foundation stone for an Army School at Umarpada …
  • Roads will lead to rural prosperity 05 Dec 2020 19:51 What is the best way of reducing poverty? The UPA government has highlighted its rural employment guarantee scheme (NERGA). It has allotted huge sums to Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (education for all) and irrigation. It has increased spending on rural …
  • Law Violated By National Medical Commission In Framing Norms For MBBS Admissions? 05 Dec 2020 19:41 The new medical education regulator National Medical Commission (NMC) has allegedly violated the law in framing the new regulations for MBBS admissions. The new norms came into force on October 31, titled ‘Minimum Requirements for Annual MBBS Admissions …
  • ADIO’s Aim Is To Boost The Emirate’s Capabilities Across Land, Sea, And Space: Dr Tariq Bin Hendi 05 Dec 2020 19:40 H.E. Dr. Tariq Bin Hendi is the Director General of Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO). He leads ADIO’s efforts to help grow and diversify Abu Dhabi’s economy through private sector investment. Dr. Tariq oversees strategic initiatives that support the …
  • MS Dhoni Cricket Academy opens branch in Chennai 05 Dec 2020 19:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: On Saturday, the MS Dhoni-CSS High Performance Centre was launched at Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (SRIHER), Porur. This is an alliance between MS Dhoni Cricket Academy and Centre for Sports …
  • SKIMS Celebrates 38th Annual Day & 3rd Convocation 05 Dec 2020 19:17 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 1Shares Srinagar- Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, (SKIMS) Srinagar celebrated its 38th Annual Day& 3rd Convocation on Saturday at SKICC Chasm-e-Shahi. Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha  who is also Chairman …
  • Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine: What does it mean for India and most other low-and middle-income countries? 05 Dec 2020 18:19 England can justly claim the credit for inventing the T20 format in cricket. Can it claim the Covid-19 vaccine world cup too, as Gavin Williamson, the British education secretary, has declared that his country has better science than Europe or the US? He …
  • Baylor Scott & White Health to lay off 102 finance workers and outsource their duties to India 05 Dec 2020 17:51 Baylor Scott & White Health, the state’s largest not-for-profit hospital system, is laying off 102 employees in finance and accounting as part of a broader effort to contain costs for the pandemic and beyond. The company confirmed the duties would be …
  • Three IIITs to open in Uttarakhand soon: Union Education Minister 05 Dec 2020 15:12 By Express News Service DEHRADUN: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has announced to establish three Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Uttarakhand.  In a recently conducted meeting with Uttarakhand Higher Education Minister Dhan …
  • The significance of lions being spotted in Gujarat’s Jasdan area 05 Dec 2020 14:58 Prides of Asiatic lions (Panthera lio persica) usually consist a group of lionesses, cubs, sub-adults and one, or in some cases two, dominant male lions.Leaving their known habitat in Dhari in Gir (east) wildlife division in Amreli district, three Asiatic …
  • DMK cadre stage demo in support of protesting farmers 05 Dec 2020 14:23 TIRUNELVELI Expressing solidarity with the farmers protesting against the Farm Laws in New Delhi and demanding the scrapping of these Acts, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam cadre staged a demonstration here on Saturday. Led by the party’s Tirunelveli central …
  • Japan's Sends Capsule Carrying Asteroid Samples Towards Earth 05 Dec 2020 14:10 Japan's Sends Capsule Carrying Asteroid Samples Towards Earth more... US Cuts China-funded Exchange Programs more... Cargo Ship Attacked Off Yemen Under Unclear Circumstances more... Saudi Arabia Cancels Visit of …
  • FIR against Lok Sabha MP and chief of All India United Democratic Front Badruddin Ajmal 05 Dec 2020 13:32 GUWAHATI: After a BJP leader in Assam filed a police complaint against the Lok Sabha MP and chief of All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Badruddin Ajmal for allegedly receiving funds from foreign agencies having terror links, Ajmal said that such …
  • Coronavirus | M.P. schools for Classes 1 to 8 to remain shut till March 31, says CM 05 Dec 2020 13:27 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that schools for Classes 1 to 8 in the State will remain shut till March 31 next year in view of the coronavirus pandemic. He also said that no test would be conducted for the students of these …
  • VCRI conducts virtual international conference 05 Dec 2020 12:55 Research abstracts on important diseases of poultry and livestock especially trans-boundary, emerging and re-merging diseases and on zoonoses were presented at a virtual international conference organised by Veterinary College and Research Institute, …
  • What are prisons in Norway like, really? 05 Dec 2020 12:13 Prisons in Norway are known for being heavily focused on rehabilitation. Some say they’re too comfortable and forgiving for perpetrators of serious crimes, including violence. Some say they’re exemplarily humane and part of the reason Norway’s crime rates …
  • Stand up for all rights 05 Dec 2020 11:57 With Human Rights Day falling on December 10, a look at why students should be taught to value and appreciate diversity and stand up for human dignity everywhere A year ago, a video of Dalit students eating mid-day meals separately from other students at a …
  • Thugs of Hindustan: Review of Siddhartha Sarma’s ‘Twilight in a Knotted World’ 05 Dec 2020 11:34 A group of dacoits that strangles its victims, another that poisons its victims with datura, an investigator and his colleagues trying to track them down — sounds like an action-packed adventure, right? However, except for the opening chapter that offers a …
  • Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission to provide shelter to minor bride who was married in classroom 05 Dec 2020 11:17 The Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission will provide shelter to a minor girl who was married by her classmate in the college classroom in Rajamahendravaram. An Intermediate student, aged about 17 years, tied the nuptial knot to the girl in the classroom, …
  • Highway is the new home for farmers 05 Dec 2020 11:02 Tents pitched on tractors, people busy chopping vegetables to get food ready, solar panels to charge mobile phones, medical camps and even hookahs - once a thoroughfare teeming with traffic, Delhi's Tikri border resembles a 'pind' (village) now …
  • With schools closed and economy in tatters, children become source of cheap labour in India 05 Dec 2020 11:01 Ajay Tomar regularly scans the platforms of the New Delhi Railway Station, the busiest in India, running through a checklist in his head.  The social worker is trained to spot signs of children being trafficked into forced labour. One telltale sign is …
  • The student sting: the troubling inside story of Ice's fake university 05 Dec 2020 10:18 Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Ramesh used to talk to his friends in Michigan a lot on the phone. Usually it was about applications to the University of Farmington, the school where they worked and where he recruited students to attend. …
  • Include Third Gender In National Film Awards; Film Critic Utpal Datta Writes To Prez Kovind 05 Dec 2020 10:09 Assamese director and noted critic Utpal Datta says he has written to President Ram Nath Kovind requesting him to include an award for the third gender or transgender people at the National Film Awards. Datta, best known for his projects "By Lane 2…
  • The cost of inconsistent test results 05 Dec 2020 09:44 Post Views: 12 Younten Tshedup  The 47-year-old man who tested positive for Covid-19 in Kolkata, India, last week, is expected to be retested today, according to Bhutanese officials at the liaison office in Kolkata. Should he test negative, he would be the …
  • TISS MA admissions 2021: Registrations open, check details 05 Dec 2020 09:34 TISS admissions 2021: Apply at tiss.edu.in (Express Photo by Gajendra Yadav/ Representational)TISS MA admissions 2021: The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has invited applications for its MA courses at its official website admissions.tiss.edu. …
  • For second year in a row, lions camp in Jasdan 05 Dec 2020 09:21 Written by Gopal Kateshiya | Rajkot | December 5, 2020 2:22:52 pm This is the second year in a row that Asiatic lions, an endangered species, have arrived as far away as Jasdan, which is at least around 60 km away from the established territories of these …
  • Ankita Shetty Wins World Title Of Miss United Nations 2020 For Australia 05 Dec 2020 09:00 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Dec 05, 2020 (IssueWire via COMTEX) -- Melbourne, Dec 4, 2020 (Issuewire.com) - Ankita Shetty wins the WORLD FINALS of MISS UNITED NATIONS 2020/19 crown for Australia …
  • Women’s Voices Missing From News, Study Finds       05 Dec 2020 08:19 A new study into the representation of women in media says news organizations should do more to include female perspectives. The first step to achieving that equity is for journalists to acknowledge that imbalance exists in newsrooms and news production, …
  • Majority see a ‘thriving, new normal’ in the next few year: Survey 05 Dec 2020 08:00 In a survey conducted recently, an overwhelming section of respondents ― 82 per cent ― said they were confident of a thriving, new normal coming into play in the next few years. Respondents aged 41-60 were are the most confident. Among the various …
  • Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi chairs Central Waqf Council meeting in New Delhi today 05 Dec 2020 07:10 Dec-04 Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said that Waqf Boards will be established soon in Jammu-Kashmir and Leh-Kargil and the process of establishing the Waqf Boards has been started. After chairing a Central Waqf Council …
  • Locked down further in Covid-19 05 Dec 2020 06:24 By Express News Service HYDERABAD :  CBM India, a leading organisation in disability-inclusive development, in collaboration with IIPH Hyderabad and Humanity and Inclusion, conducted a study on the impact of Covid-19 on persons with disabilities in India. …
  • South Africa's active role in BRICS: Key to boosting African economy 05 Dec 2020 05:50 NEW DELHI: South Africa has an important role to play within the BRICS grouping, both as a gateway to the continent and as a catalyst for African integration. South Africa has a big role to play within the grouping and probably quite a responsibility in …
  • Ranjitsinh Disale, won Global Teacher Prize: Here's an exclusive interview 05 Dec 2020 05:18 On Thursday, a 32-year-old teacher named Ranjitsinh Disale was awarded the much anticipated Global Teacher prize and prize money of $1 million for his extensive work in the field of girl child education and revolutionising textbooks in India. His massive …
  • Ayush ministry to develop Nisarg Gram campus in Pune for Naturopathy 05 Dec 2020 04:21 The Union Ministry of Ayush has recently announced that the upcoming new campus of the National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Pune will be called Nisarg Gram. NIN, Pune, an autonomous body under the Union Ministry of Ayush is the inheritor of a unique …
  • Where Google is placing its bets in 2021 05 Dec 2020 03:55 Despite a year of tumult and a jolt to its ad revenues, Google is as important as ever. Google is the world’s fourth most valuable brand according to Interbrand’s recently released Best Global Brands 2020 report. And even though Google reported its first- …
  • The Politics of Education :: Takhellambam Donel 05 Dec 2020 03:26 Manufacturing Automatic Obedience : The Politics of Education Takhellambam Donel * In the past, if the ruler wanted to seize political power in a country, ruler had to control the army. Today a country belongs to who controls education and whoever controls …
  • Majority of Muslims Voted For Biden, But Trump Got More Support Than He Did In 2016 05 Dec 2020 01:12 A woman wears a hijab and an American flag mask during an election celebration last month in New York's Times Square. Erin Lefevre/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Erin Lefevre/NurPhoto via Getty Images A woman wears a …
  • Has Indian government allowed Chinese companies in 5G trials; EAM Jaishankar clarifies 04 Dec 2020 23:35 Canada PM Justin Trudeau backs farmers protests says,"Situation is concerning" As the Chinese Peoples' Liberation Army (PLA) continues to sit inside the Indian Territory, speculation has started over the participation of Chinese firms in 5G …
  • UTB placed top in Asia for International Faculty 04 Dec 2020 21:44 Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) has received a nod in embracing diversity and shared differences among educators with its latest achievement scoring first regionally in International Faculty, according to a report by Quacquarelli Symonds Asian University …
  • As medical colleges in TN gear up for reopening, Covid test made mandatory for medicos 04 Dec 2020 20:29 Government medical colleges are gearing up to reopen on December 7 with precautionary measures in place for COVID-19. While students have been told to undergo a COVID-19 test, arrangements are being made to provide masks and ensure physical spacing on the …
  • Presence of ISIS, Al Qaeda in parts of Yemen needs to be addressed: India 04 Dec 2020 18:31 India has said the presence of terrorist elements like ISIS and Al Qaeda in parts of Yemen and their continued attacks on civilian population needs to be addressed, stressing that the international community must unite to fight the "dark forces of …
  • Plans begin to take shape for COVID-19 vaccine rollouts starting in January 04 Dec 2020 17:37 The latest: Ontario announces members of vaccine task force led by retired general Rick Hillier. First COVID-19 vaccine doses expected to be given in January, federal officials say. Alberta announces record high number of daily cases and positive-test rate …
  • 8 out of 10 people exhibit trust in advertising, finds ASCI-ISA report 04 Dec 2020 16:29 A recent study has found that eight out of 10 people trusted advertising messages across media. Accordingly, the study commissioned by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) and the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA), which was conducted by …
  • Maha teacher to use prize money on education quality 04 Dec 2020 15:42 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray congratulated Solapur ZP School teacher Ranjitsinh Disale who has been chosen for the coveted one million dollars Global Teacher Prize 2020. Disale informed the CM …
  • 3EA co-funded Humanfirst.help in India 04 Dec 2020 15:42 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI/NewsVoir): When the lockdown was announced in the March of 2020, people rushed home from wherever they were and religiously followed the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" directive of Government of India to …
  • Zee Learn Limited Q1 FY21 results 04 Dec 2020 15:42 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The Board of Directors at its meeting held today has approved and taken on record the audited consolidated financial results of Zee Learn Limited (ZLL) and its subsidiaries for the …
  • National Education Policy to transform India into knowledge superpower: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank 04 Dec 2020 15:38 BHUBANESWAR: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Friday said that the National Education Policy-2020 (NEP) will transform India into a 'knowledge superpower' and a global leader in learning as it links the past with the …
  • 'Last wish fulfilled,' say West Pakistan refugees in Jammu on exercising franchise first time 04 Dec 2020 15:12 JAMMU: Tears well up in the eyes of 87-year-old Lal Chand and his 82-year-old wife Trivita as they hold up their inked fingers after casting their votes in the third phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections at a polling station here on Friday. …
  • 'Move with urgency': Joe Biden's economic team in their own words 04 Dec 2020 14:45 Joe Biden’s incoming economic team is filled with firsts. The lineup that the incoming president introduced this week will, if approved, place women and people of color at the controls of the US economy during one of the darkest periods in recent history. …
  • Global Rivals Not to 'Pull Punches' in Tech Race as Next Geopolitics Reshapes Markets, Futurist Says 04 Dec 2020 14:06 Abishur Prakash discussed key updates in the ongoing US-China tech and trade rivalries, as well as major shifts in next geopolitics with Sputnik. Mr Prakash is the world's leading authority on geopolitics and technology, and is a geopolitical futurist …
  • Conduct JEE Main, Advanced in local languages, degree courses in English: IIT-Delhi director 04 Dec 2020 13:25 "we must have 'study help' groups which will help these students to migrate to English over a period of time," he said.India can offer IIT entrance examinations – JEE Advanced and JEE Main — in the local languages, but having an entire …
  • Waqf Boards to be soon established in J&K, Ladakh: Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi 04 Dec 2020 11:46 New Delhi: Waqf Boards will soon be established in the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, and the process for it has already started, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Friday. After chairing a Central Waqf Council …
  • Vice President releases commemorative postage stamp in honour of late PM I K Gujral 04 Dec 2020 11:41 The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday paid rich tributes to the late Prime Minister, I K Gujral while releasing through virtual mode a commemorative postage stamp in his honor. The Vice President said Gujral was a learned man, soft-spoken …
  • World: Five things you need to know this week about global education (December 04, 2020) 04 Dec 2020 11:31 The winner of the Global Teacher Prize got a $1 million prize - and promptly gave half of it away. Find out what he did with it in our news roundup. Meet the best teacher in the world for 2020 An inspirational primary school teacher who transformed the …
  • IIT Alumni to launch India Empowerment Fund, to invest up to ₹50,000 crore 04 Dec 2020 09:44 The IIT Alumni Council is to launch an India Empowerment Fund to invest up to ₹50,000 crore over the next 10 years to revitalise the country’s research ecosystem. The fund will be launched during the IIT2020 virtual summit ‘Future is Now’, which is slated …
  • View: A case for investing in adolescents 04 Dec 2020 08:57 Adolescence is a critical period in an individual’s life that lies in the transition between childhood to adulthood. The period accounts for several multi-dimensional changes in humans that are psychological, biological, and social in nature. …
  • Well prepared, no need to panic for Covid second wave: Karnataka health & medical education minister 04 Dec 2020 08:43 Bengaluru: As Karnataka witnesses a steady decline in Covid-19 infection count, health & medical education minister K Sudhakar thinks a second wave, if one were to erupt, will not be as intense as the first one. “We need not be paranoid about a second …
  • Vice President calls upon youngsters to draw inspiration from Dr Kalam and work towards building a strong, self-reliant and inclusive India. 04 Dec 2020 07:55 The Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu called upon youngsters to draw inspiration from former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and work towards building a strong, self-reliant and inclusive India. He said that like Dr Kalam, the youth should think out of the …
  • Loss of education caused by COVID crisis can’t be compensated: Manish Sisodia 04 Dec 2020 07:38 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday distributed tablets (tabs) to Class XI students of government schools. The electronic gadgets were donated by power distribution companies (discoms) — Tata Power …
  • Statue of 1971 martyr in Dhaka University partially damaged by miscreants 04 Dec 2020 07:25 A sculpture of Madhusudan Dey, who was brutally killed by the Pakistan Army in March 1971, was partially damaged by some unknown miscreants in the Dhaka University (DU) campus premises. The incident took place on Wednesday night. Arun Kumar Dey, youngest …
  • Minor boy ties knot to a girl in Rajamahendravaram college 04 Dec 2020 05:55 RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: A video of a minor boy and girl getting ‘married’ in a classroom went viral on social media. The ‘prank’ proved costly for three intermediate students of  Government Junior College here. According to sources, when the college reopened on …
  • ‘Ads in newspapers are most trusted by consumers’ 04 Dec 2020 05:45 Eight out of ten consumers exhibited trust in advertising, according to a study commissioned by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) and the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA). In the research by Nielsen, advertising in newspapers emerged, as …
  • Nonprofit Women in Music to create university chapters, potentially including Wisconsin 04 Dec 2020 05:30 There are few initiatives that get enough credit for the work they do in improving their industries. Women In Music is one of them, but this small organization has only increased their reach and assistance in this year of crisis. They plan to continue …
  • A focus on academic entrepreneurs in India 04 Dec 2020 05:20 New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANSlife) India is the third-largest tech start-up hub globally, yet academicians are still on the fringes when it comes to entrepreneurship in the country. The gaps in academic entrepreneurship are evident in the number of data …
  • China to expand weather modification program to cover area larger than India 04 Dec 2020 05:08 According to a statement from the State Council, China will have a "developed weather modification system" by 2025, thanks to breakthroughs in fundamental research and key technologies, as well as improvements in "comprehensive prevention …
  • Roshni Nadar is India’s richest woman in 2020: Kotak Wealth Hurun study 04 Dec 2020 04:20 With a wealth of ₹54,850 crore, HCL Technologies Chairperson Roshni Nadar Malhotra is the richest woman in India for 2020, followed by Biocon Founder and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw with a networth of ₹36,600 crore. Mumbai-based pharmaceutical …
  • Consumers send out a clear message: In print advertisements they trust 04 Dec 2020 03:44 New Delhi: Advertising in newspapers emerged as the most trusted medium for communicating brand messages to consumers, according to a report by research firm Nielsen commissioned by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) along with the Indian …
  • While India Inc has become more inclusive, the pandemic makes Disability more challenging now 04 Dec 2020 03:19 As the UN calls for greater inclusion ahead of the World Disability Day on December 3, the day has higher symbolic relevance this year due to the economic stress brought about by the pandemic. The task of businesses in India is fairly cut out on this front …
  • ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education Gets Awarded as India's Most Admirable Education Brand 2020 04 Dec 2020 02:51 India's Leading University in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurial Spirit, ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE) awarded as India’s Most Admirable Education Brand for offering high-quality education, holistic development, and progressive …
  • Strikes in India 04 Dec 2020 01:54 The Indian working class has once again flexed its muscle and organised a general strike of more than 250 million workers against the anti-workers, anti- people and anti-farmers policies of the rightwing Modi government. All efforts to intimidate and …
  • Next two editions of 'Hunar Haat' to be held in UP's Rampur and Lucknow: Naqvi 04 Dec 2020 01:04 NEW DELHI: The next two editions of the Minority Affairs Ministry's 'Hunar Haat', a platform for products made by traditional artisans and craftsmen, will be held in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Lucknow, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi …
  • Study finds no job displacement effects of hiring in foreign-educated nurses 04 Dec 2020 00:32 An aging U.S. population is rapidly increasing the demand for nursing care. The number of U.S. citizens aged 65 and over is expected to almost double from 43.1 million in 2012 to 87.5 million by 2050, while the workforce is shrinking. The COVID-19 pandemic …
  • India, Australia enjoy strong bilateral relationship 03 Dec 2020 23:55 New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Amid escalating tensions between China and Australia, India on Thursday affirmed its strong bilateral ties with Australia on Thursday, stating that the two nations shared values based on commitments to a rule-based …
  • PMO Reviews Projects Implementation In J&K 03 Dec 2020 23:06 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 3Shares Jammu: Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Dr. P. K. Mishra on Thursday reviewed the sector-wise implementation of projects under the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) in Jammu and Kashmir. Chief …
  • Iraq unrest fuels spike in domestic violence cases 03 Dec 2020 21:36 Successive political and economic crises that have plagued Iraq since 2019 appear to be causing an unprecedented surge in domestic violence, the like of which the country hasn’t seen in decades.   The biggest problem, however, lies in the inability of Iraq …
  • Is this the hardest working teacher in the UK? Maths teacher from London wins £33,000 global award 03 Dec 2020 18:38 Jamie Frost (pictured above), who works in Kingston upon Thames, received the one-off prize for going above and beyond during the Covid crisis to help keep pupils learning A maths teacher from south-west London has won a £33,000 global teaching award after …
  • Govt. not in favour of night curfew to prevent spread of COVID-19, says Home Minister 03 Dec 2020 18:00 The government has convened a meeting of experts on Friday to discuss if it is necessary to impose restrictions during New Year and Christmas celebrations to stem a second wave of COVID-19, even as the debate continues on the need for a “night curfew.” …
  • Indian teacher wins $1m prize for promoting girls’ education 03 Dec 2020 17:49 Ranjitsinh Disale, selected from 12,000 nominations, opts to share Global Teacher Prize money with nine other finalists. This year’s Global Teacher Prize has been awarded to Ranjitsinh Disale for his work helping girls, most of then from poor tribal …
  • IPU launches 'first-of-its kind' course in fire and safety audit to train firefighting professionals 03 Dec 2020 15:53 NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday inaugurated a "first-of-its kind of course in India", a post graduate diploma in Fire and Safety Audit which will be offered by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University ( …
  • We will do most of our new investments in India for years to come: Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk 03 Dec 2020 15:45 South African media and Internet investment company Naspers has been investing in India since 2006-07 when the Internet ecosystem barely existed. While the initial years were a struggle and largely unsuccessful, the experience of being in the market early …
  • CBSE 2021 board exams will be held in written mode, not online: officials 03 Dec 2020 13:22 India’s Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has said the board examinations of 2021 will be conducted in the conventional written mode, adding there was no proposal to conduct the exams online. "The board examinations of 2021 will be in the …
  • Kerala sounds alert in health sector over cyclone Burevi threat 03 Dec 2020 13:07 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala Health department on Wednesday sounded an alert in the wake of the cyclone Burevi, which is expected to hit the state on December 4, and said all precautionary measures were taken to meet any emergency situation. Health …
  • HCL Tech's Roshni Nadar tops the list of India's wealthiest women 03 Dec 2020 12:53 Roshni Nadar Malhotra of HCL Technologies, followed by Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw of Biocon and Leena Gandhi Tewari of USV have topped the list of wealthiest women in India, according to the second edition of ‘Kotak Wealth Hurun–Leading Wealthy Women’ report, …
  • Hate Speech in Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed Resurrects Old Demons 03 Dec 2020 12:04 Hate Speech in Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed Resurrects Old Demons more... Arms Sale to UAE Goes Forward Even As U.S. Probes Tie Between UAE and Russian Mercenaries more... France: Police to Inspect Over 70 'Separatist' Mosques …
  • The Latest: Virus infections in Russia hit new record 03 Dec 2020 11:19 MOSCOW — Coronavirus infections in Russia hit a new record on Thursday, as the country’s authorities reported 28,145 new confirmed cases — the highest daily spike in the pandemic and an increase of 2,800 cases from those registered the previous day. Russia …
  • Efforts underway to operationalise vital infra links between India, CLMV countries: DPIIT Secy 03 Dec 2020 10:49 India on Thursday said that work is ongoing for the 1,400 km long India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway that will give a boost to trade, business, health, education and tourism ties among the three countries. “Efforts are underway to operationalise …
  • Go With Your Kids On A Virtual World Tour With The "World In Your Wallet" 03 Dec 2020 10:38 A two series webinar on money management was hosted recently by HSBC in collaboration with Times of India to impart life skills to young kids The financial challenges people are now facing may have an unintended effect on their children — it may help kids …
  • India could emerge as alternative for investment in electronics in near to medium term: Report 03 Dec 2020 10:38 India might emerge as an alternative destination for new planned investments in the electronics sector in the near to medium term. The proactive decision taken by the state governments to reform the labour laws, low wage skilled workers and India’s strong …
  • INDIA-PAKISTAN: Impossible Allies 03 Dec 2020 10:31 : December 3, 2020: The Chinese Minister of Defense visited Pakistan and met with senior officials. China said it supported Pakistani claims against India and efforts to force India out of Kashmir. Pakistani leaders then said they supported Chinese claims …
  • High drama in Congress meet, Nitin Raut targets Balasaheb Thorat 03 Dec 2020 10:22 Energy Minister Nitin Raut. (Express Photo/File)High drama was witnessed at a meeting of the Maharashtra Congress on Monday, which saw Energy Minister Nitin Raut lash out at state party president and his Cabinet colleague Balasaheb Thorat. In Mumbai on …
  • More youngsters infected in Vadodara since festive season 03 Dec 2020 10:21 Written by Aditi Raja | Vadodara | Updated: December 3, 2020 12:48:13 pm The official figures show that the number of patient in the age group of 31-40 years, which was 1,772 on September 13 has now doubled to 3,490 until Wednesday.(Representational)The …
  • 2021 board exams will be in written mode: CBSE 03 Dec 2020 09:18 Board examinations will be conducted in written mode and not online, the Central Board of Secondary Education said on Wednesday. Given that practical examinations may not be possible for many students due to the COVID-19 pandemic, alternatives are being …
  • What's happening in Canada around the world on Dec. 2 03 Dec 2020 08:45 The latest: Ontario reported more than 1,700 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as the province's health minister said the results of lockdowns in Toronto and surrounding regions won't be seen until next week. Health Minister Christine Elliott said …
  • 446 students to get degrees in IIT Bhubaneswar convocation 03 Dec 2020 07:40 BHUBANESWAR: In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, IIT Bhubaneswar will hold its 9th annual convocation on Friday in a hybrid mode where students participate with physical presence or by online. Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will grace the …
  • Australia Joins India in Boycott China Movement 03 Dec 2020 06:47 Australian lawmakers and businesses called for a boycott of Chinese goods this week after Beijing hiked trade tariffs on a number of Australian products. A falsified image published by the Chinese Foreign Ministry depicting an Australian soldier beheading …
  • Learning in many tongues 03 Dec 2020 00:29 The fault does not entirely lie with the programmes in education — linguists must accept a part of the blame.In various programmes preparing teachers for schools, language is one of the most neglected areas. It was with some difficulty it found a place in …
  • Task Force For Mother Tongue Push In IITs, NITs 03 Dec 2020 00:27 The Union education ministry has set up a task force to prepare a road map to impart technical education in the mother tongue even as its recent decision to start engineering courses in vernacular at some of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and …
  • Afghanistan's Sikh refugees try to find a new home in India 01 Dec 2020 12:07 Losing a child is never easy and losing a child to senseless violence on account of one's religious identity is a tragedy that Arinder Singh would not wish upon his worst enemy. The 36-year-old was born in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul. In …
  • GoI is clear that there shall be only one National Flag and Constitution in India: Nagaland Governor 30 Nov 2020 19:31 GUWAHATI: Nagaland Governor R N Ravi said that the Government of India is absolutely clear that there is and there shall be only one National Flag and Constitution in India. NSCN-IM is demanding separate flag and Constitution. Ravi who was Interlocutor for …