New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the National Education Policy (NEP), which has been restructured by the central government very recently, will lay the country's foundation for the 21st century.
Kolkata: Amid COVID-19 outbreak and rising cases across the country, India is observing Eid-ul-Adha on Saturday.
New Delhi/UNI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the much-awaited New Education Policy 2020 that envisages major reforms in higher education, including target of 50 per cent gross enrollment ratio by 2035 and provision for multiple entry/exit.
Kolkata/IBNS: Responding to an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Kolkata-based cultural and social activist Sundeep Bhutoria, Prahlad Singh Patel, Indian Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC), has assured that the government will take suitable measures to support the poor folk artistes and artisans who faced immense hardship in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
Kolkata/IBNS: ShareChat, India’s own social media platform, has released the user insights on #9pm9minutes that replicates the sense of unity among the users on the platform.
New Delhi/Kolkata: This is the day that Kolkatans lament the most as it is time again to bid adieu to the Hindu Goddess Durga and her four children (Laxmi, Saraswati, Kartik and Ganesh) with Maha Dashami celebrations coming to an end on Tuesday, starting yet another one-year wait for the deity to arrive on Earth.
New Delhi, Sept 2 (IBNS): Indian PM Narendra Modi wished the nation on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi as the 10-day long festival started from Monday.
New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): As the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end, the Muslim community in India are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 9 (IBNS): Kolkata-based entrepreneurs Anurag Chirimar and Subrata Roy on Thursday formally announced the launch of a new social media marketing company - Digital Googly – which would provide a 360-degree social media promotion, marketing and advisory services.
Roorkee/Kolkata, Mar 5 (IBNS): IIT Roorkee recently organized the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2019, Software Edition, an initiative of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Puri, Nov 19 (IBNS): Popular sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Monday created a sand art here to mark World Toilet Day which also earned the appreciation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
New Delhi/Kolkata, Nov 9 (IBNS): People across the nation on Saturday indulged in the celebration of the Hindu festival of Bhai Fota or Bhai Dooj (Brother's Day) that cherishes the bond between brothers and sisters.
In the world’s largest democracies and across the globe, social media is enabling the rise in nationalism -- both in government and on the extreme fringes of society and especially with the post-truth leaders. The liberals are not too far behind as both sides pay each other with the same coin. Humera Lodhi and Yehyun Kim from USA and Sudipto Maity from India report
New Delhi, Mar 5 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished good luck to students appearing for the CBSE examinations.
Mumbai / Kolkata, Feb 20 (IBNS): Wadhwani AI, the world’s first artificial intelligence research institute established to develop AI solutions for social good, was formally inaugurated in Mumbai on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the institute to the nation, showing India’s commitment to exploring AI solutions to widespread societal challenges.