Tripura urges Centre for relaxing norms to recruit over 12,000 teachers

Agartala, April 21 : The BJP government in Tripura has urged the Centre for one-time relaxation in academic and other qualifications to facilitate recruitment of 12,222 teachers to overcome their shortage in the state, an official said on Saturday. Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb met the Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra on Friday in […]

More than 7,000 students visit IIT Delhi Open House

New Delhi, April 21 : More than 7,000 students visited the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) as it opened its gates to school children on Saturday, showcasing a number of its innovations and technologies it developed in last one year. A number of devises and gadgets were displayed at the 14th Open House, organised […]

Control your emotions and resume classes, Minister tells J&K students

Srinagar, April 21 : Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari on Saturday advised students protesting over the Kathua rape-murder case to control their emotions and resume their classes. “After the Kathua incident, we gave the students a chance to vent their emotions. Students should control their emotions and now go back to their […]

Harvard alumni, now faculty, vote to form union

Washington, April 21 : Harvard University graduates now teaching at the institution have voted to form a labour union to bargain for higher salaries despite opposition from the management. The 1,931-1,523 vote counted on Friday, following election on Wednesday and Thursday, represents roughly three quarters of the 4,500 graduates and 300 undergraduates in teaching and […]

Indian-American teen wins $100K in Jeopardy college quiz contest

New York, April 21 : Indian-American teenager, Dhruv Gaur, has won the $100,000 Jeopardy college quiz championship. The first-year student at Ivy League Brown University emerged the champion on Friday in the two-day final round of the college edition of America’s most popular quiz show televised nation-wide. He faced another Indian-American, Rishab Jain, in the […]