September 19, 2021 01:35 (IST)
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J&K Education department issues guidelines for holding online, offline classes in schools

Srinagar/IBNS: J&K's School Education Department Friday issued guidelines for the government as well as private educational institutions for holding classes of students through online and offline mode.

77 million children have spent 18 months out of class: #ReopenSchools, urges UNICEF

New York: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the world is facing an education crisis due to the COVID pandemic, that has left nearly 77 million children shut out of the classroom for the past 18 months.  

NIFT Srinagar celebrates Hindi Diwas

Srinagar/IBNS: The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Srinagar began ‘Hindi Diwas’ celebrations Tuesday to honour the official language of the country.

Assam govt to set up one college in each development block in coming days: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma during his visit to Jorhat laid the foundation of Jorhat Government Law College at Kaliapani in Jorhat district on Wednesday.

Ram Setu becomes part of engineering syllabus in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal/IBNS: 'Ramcharitmanas' of Tulsidas will be part of the curriculum for undergraduate students in Madhya Pradesh and students studying engineering will have to learn about the Ram Setu, which the Hindu right wing considers to be the base of engineering.

Colleges in Kashmir permitted to open for vaccinated students

Srinagar: After a gap of five months, the colleges and other higher education institutes in J&K were today permitted to resume on-campus teaching with certain preconditions. The order comes days after the J & K Government allowed in person attendance for Class 10 and 12 students.

Kashmir varsity figures among top 50 universities

Srinagar/IBNS: The University of Kashmir (KU) has figured among the top 50 universities in the all-India ranking of universities conducted by the Union Ministry of Education under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)-2021.

Protecting education, means ‘we protect the future’: UN chief

New York: The global community needs to say with one voice that “attacks on schools must stop”, the UN chief urged a virtual event on Thursday commemorating the International Day to Protect Education from Attack. 

IIT Madras tops NIRF rankings for 2021

New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has once again topped in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings for the year 2021.

BHU to become first university to teach engineering in Hindi

Varanasi/UNI: Banaras Hindu University(BHU) will teach engineering in Hindi from the new academic session, officials said here on Thursday.

British High Commission announces date for ‘High Commissioner for a Day’ competition

Kolkata/IBNS: To celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child, the British High Commission has come up with an interesting pan-India competition where the winner will get to role play as a British High Commissioner for a day.

Jammu and Kashmir: Community classes held for tribal students in Rajouri

Rajouri: Community classes were taken for children of tribal nomadic communities in the higher reaches of the Pirpanjal range in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district recently.

The Tussle Between DGPs Appointment In West Bengal And UPSC

In 2006, the Supreme Court passed a judgement that clearly stated that a Director General of Police (DGP) of a state should be appointed by involving both the state government and UPSC. Since the judgement has been passed, many states are trying to avoid involving the UPSC for selection of a DGP and West Bengal, currently is at the focus of it after Manoj Malaviya became the DGP of West Bengal. After the appointment, the government led by Mamata Banerjee demanded the autonomy of the state from the Supreme Court. DGP, which is the top police post according to the Supreme Court, should be appointed only after the state government has consulted with UPSC (Union Public Service Commission).

New Delhi: JNU reopens its campus for PhD students

New Delhi/UNI: Jawaharlal Nehru University on Monday reopened its campus for offline classes for PhD research scholars in a phased manner.

Amid alarming COVID surge, SC pauses Kerala's Class 11 offline exams

New Delhi/IBNS: Worried by the alarming COVID-19 situation in Kerala, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the state government's decision to hold the offline exams for Class 11.