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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Private engineering colleges in Odisha seek excellence centres

Private engineering colleges in Odisha seek excellence centres

BHUBANESWAR: Private engineering colleges have urged the state government to open centres of excellence in different places to make engineering students industry-ready.The centres will have high-end training equipment and talented instructors to train the students on various practical engineering trades. Members of Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) met governor Ganeshi Lal on Saturday and discussed the […]

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Cut-Off List For +3 Admission Announced by Department of Higher Education (DHE)

Department of Higher Education (DHE), Odisha has released the first admission list for degree admission. Through the process degree admission will be facilitated in 985 degree colleges affiliated with different universities in the state. As per the data released by DHE, Odisha more than 2 lakh students have registered themselves for degree admission through the SAMS […]

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NCERT suggests opening schools in minority areas

New Delhi, Jul 2 The NCERT has recommended opening schools in minority populated areas and giving their culture due representation in curriculum to address various problems like discrimination and harassment of minority community children. The National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) has also suggested that festivals related to religious minorities be celebrated in […]

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SRM University Amaravati announces 200 scholarships

BHUBANESWAR, JUNE 14 SRM University based in Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh has announced 200 scholarships for Engineering and Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences Programmes. Candidates with the family income of less than Rs 4 lakh per annum, and 60 percent and above marks in Class XII are eligible to apply. The scholarship ranges from 25 […]

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Govt may soon approve setting up a separate board for ITIs

New Delhi, June 7 A separate board on the lines of the ICSE and CBSE is likely to be established to carry out assessment and certification of around 23 lakh students passing out from industrial training institutes (ITIs) across the country, official sources said. The move will enable the ITI graduates to pursue regular courses […]

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