Indian children to be part of ‘Nuclear Kids’ musical in Hungary

Chennai, July 20 : Three children from the Atomic Energy Central School at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu have been selected to participate in the forthcoming “Nuclear Kids” — an international music programme in Hungary, Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom said on Friday. In a statement here, Rosatom, the equipment supplier and consultant for the […]

HRD Ministry may relax norms for teachers’ recruitment in Tripura

Agartala, July 20 : The Central government has assured Tripura that the state is likely to be granted one-time relaxation in qualifying marks and professional qualification for recruiting teachers to overcome the huge shortage of teachers, an official said here on Friday. “Union HRD (Human Resource Development) Minister Prakash Javadekar during a meeting with Tripura […]

Student beaten to death in Delhi school

New Delhi, July 19 : A 17-year-old student of a government school here died after he was allegedly beaten up by a group of students in the school compound, police said on Thursday. The incident occurred on at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday following a scuffle at Jyoti Nagar’s S.K.V school, where the victim has gone […]

Government committed to quota in faculty positions: Javadekar

New Delhi, July 19 : Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said the Modi government was committed to reservation in the faculty positions of universities and that it does not agree with a court order quashing the 50 per cent reservation. “The University Grants Commission (UGC) was forced to issue a 13-point roster after […]

Mindtree donates $2mn to Stanford University to boost academics in AI

Bengaluru, July 19 : Mindtree, a global technology services and digital transformation company, on Thursday donated $2 million to Stanford University to boost academic focus on artificial intelligence (AI). The donation would help the University’s School of Engineering to establish in perpetuity an endowed Faculty Scholar position with a preference for faculty whose academic focus […]