86 Institutes Granted Minority Status Certificate This Year, Rajya Sabha Informed

This year, 1,017 cases were registered for grant of minority status certificate. Eighty-six institutes were granted minority status certificate this year as opposed to 595 last year, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development informed the Rajya Sabha Friday. This year, 1,017 cases were registered for grant of minority status certificate, and 931 cases Read More

Tripura to introduce NCERT syllabus for class 1 to 9 from April 1

Tripura’s BJP-IPFT government would introduce National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) syllabus from the class 1 to class 9 as well as in the senior secondary section in a phased manner from April 1, 2019. Similarly, academic sessions would be revised from December-January to April-March. Over two lakh textbooks were brought from Guwahati Read More

Good Management Training Institute Needed For Aspiring IAS, IPS Officer

Good Management Training Institute Needed For Aspiring IAS, IPS Officers: Nitin Gadkari Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday underlined the need for an excellent management training institute for aspiring lAS and IPS officers, as this will help to make qualitative improvements in the system. Addressing management students at Vigyan Bhawan Read More

Gujarat Government Planning To Set Up Board To Promote Sanskrit

Terming Sanskrit as India’s heritage, Vijay Rupani called upon the people to save the language Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Monday that his government is considering a plan to introduce a ‘Sanskrit Board’ to make the ancient language popular among the masses. He made the announcement while inaugurating a two-day state-level convention of Read More

Obesity-prevention course in West Bengal school soon

In order to raise awareness about obesity-prevention among students, the West Bengal Education Department has decided to introduce lessons in the school curriculum on the importance of maintaining healthy lifestyles for addressing the health problem, a senior official said. The course will be implemented from the primary education level for which disbursal of funds have Read More

From dog psychology to history of rock music, these offbeat online courses were a hit in 2018

Education doesn’t need to be always career-oriented. One can seek knowledge by learning courses that can increase their skills or make them discover different things. This year, online teaching platforms introduced short-term courses that are fun-filled and intends to delve deeper into human psychology and the way they should take care of Nature. Online courses Read More

NITI Aayog Pitches For Enactment Of National Medical Commission Bill

NITI Aayog Pitches For Enactment Of National Medical Commission Bill Government think-tank NITI Aayog has pitched for enactment of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017, observing that regulatory bodies the Medical Council of India and the Nursing Council of India have “failed” to ensure adequate availability and quality of health professionals. In its ‘Strategy Read More