JNUSU office-bearers barred from varsity meetings

New Delhi, June 22 : All four JNUSU office-bearers have been barred from meetings of all committees and statutory bodies of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after a proctorial inquiry was opened against them on charges of “misconduct and indiscipline”. According to Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) President Mohit Pandey, a letter informing him about […]

Bihar board Class 10 exams results out; 50% students flunk

Patna, June 22 : The Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) here on Thursday declared the results of the Class 10 examinations held in March, with 49.88 per cent students flunking the exams. Only 50.12 of the candidates passed the exams since strict steps were taken against cheating, officials said here. Last year, the pass percentage […]

Lack of job skills in new employees widespread: IBM study

Bengaluru, June 22 : India’s higher education system is not responding well to society’s changing needs, making it difficult for the industry to find new employees with the right skills, says a study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). Only 40 per cent of Indian executives surveyed in the study indicated new […]

UP gives 147 students Rs 1 lakh, tablet for board results

Lucknow, June 22 : Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday felicitated 147 students with Rs 1 lakh and a tablet computer each for their excellent performance in the board exams this year. The students of the Classes 10 and 12 exams of the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board, Indian Certificate of Secondary Education […]

Whizzing marshmallows, kangaroos: Oz experts’ Science Circus enthrals, educates kids

By Sahana Ghosh Kolkata, June 22 : Wonder what a ‘Science Circus’ show looks like ? Well, try launching toy kangaroos with liquid nitrogen and imagine marshmallows whizzing past air straight from a vacuum cleaner. These are just some of the huge variety of interesting teaching chops showcased by Australian science communicator duo, Graham Walker […]

Ripples of GJM’s Gorkhaland agitation at Jadavpur University

[Kolkata: People of Darjeeling Hills and adjacent regions hold posters and participate in a silent rally in Kolkata on Tuesday to express solidarity with the people of Darjeeling. /PTI] Kolkata, June 20 : Ripples of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state in the north West Bengal hills were felt in the city […]