IIT KGP to set up Academy of Leadership: Director

Kolkata, Oct 4 IIT Kharagpur is all set to establish an ‘Academy of Leadership’ which intends to develop innovative programmes combining the core curricula in science and engineering disciplines with philosophy and liberal arts. “This academy will be based not only on scientific and technical training, but the teachings of ancient philosophies, reasoning, systems engineering […]

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Bharti Foundation mobilizes over 1 lakh rural children to support “Swacchata Hi Seva 2018” movement

New Delhi, Oct 1, 2018: More than one lakh students, 4500 teachers along with local community members, today took the “Cleanliness Pledge” in programmes organized by Bharti Foundation in 254 Satya Bharti Schools and 300 Government schools, supported by Satya Bharti Quality Support Program, across 550 villages in 11 States. The programme marked the start […]

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Launch ventures of your own: Pradhan tells youths

BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 7 Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Friday asked the youths to focus on entrepreneurship and launch their own ventures in order to play a major role in nation building. “Energetic youngsters should focus more on entrepreneurship and become employers rather than employees to be able to play a greater role in nation building,” […]

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BSE to reform HSC examination pattern

Cuttack, Aug 30 The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha today announced reforms in the pattern of the High School Certificate (HSC) Examination. Briefing media persons, BSE President Jahan Ara Begum said that the pattern of HSC examination would be changed and the new pattern would be implemented from 2020-21 session. “The system of answering […]

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Indian-Origin professor named Harvard University’s new Vice Provost for advances in learning

New York, Aug 2 (PTI) An Indian-Origin professor at Harvard Business School has been named Harvard University’s new Vice Provost for advances in learning, a role that focusses on teaching and learning innovation. Bharat Anand, who is the Henry R Byers Professor of Business Administration, will take over in October from Peter Bol as new vice […]

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Proposed Higher Education Commission to be independent: Govt

New Delhi, Jul 23: The Government today asserted that the proposed Higher Education Commission would be an “independent” body and that rights of states would not be impunged, amid concerns expressed by members over replacing the UGC. The Higher Education Commission of India Bill, 2018 seeks to repeal the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956 and […]

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Number of girls in IITs distressingly low, this needs to rise: President

Kharagpur (WB), July 20: President Ram Nath Kovind today said girls often outscore boys in board examinations, colleges and universities, but their number is “distressingly low” in the IITs and it has to increase. In 2017, of the 1,60,000 candidates who appeared for the IIT joint entrance examination, only 30,000 were girls. Of the 10,878 students […]

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Samsung Mobile Photo sending bug

Samsung phones are sending entire photo galleries of users to random contacts without their permission

If you own a Samsung phone and your photo gallery has photos you might not want others — friends, acquaintances, anybody — to see, without permission, you might just want to read this piece of information very carefully. A handful of Samsung phones, particularly in the US, have been affected by a bug that gives […]

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Choreographer and dancer Suryan Rath from Puri

Mentor with a mission – Choreographer and dancer Suryan Rath from Puri

Many young dancers from Odisha have excelled in dance reality shows, both in solo and group events. However, getting trained in dance is a costly affair these days as a result of which many talented dancers do not get enough opportunities to showcase their talent. Choreographer and dancer Suryan Rath from Puri recently organised a […]

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