Course on sustainable urban planning launched at IIT Kanpur

Noida, Jan 16 : A new course on Sustainable Urban planning using remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) has been launched at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur’s outreach centre here, NITI Aayog said on Tuesday. Ratan P. Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog, inaugurated the course on Monday. “This course is being conducted under […]

UP CM to host states’ meet to review minority welfare schemes

New Delhi, Jan 16 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is going to host a coordination meeting between the Centre and various states and union territories to review the implementation on the ground of various central schemes for minorities welfare. Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday that the meeting will […]

Bhushan files complaint against CJI, requests senior judges to hold enquiry

New Delhi, Jan 16 : Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday said he had filed a complaint against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in the medical college scam case and requested five senior most apex court Judges, including the four rebel Judges, to hold an in-house inquiry into the matter. As a convenor […]

Students protest at Jadavpur University continues for second day

Kolkata, Jan 16 : Protesting the provisions of a bill that allegedly seeks an apolitical students’ union, students of Jadavpur University continued their sit-in for the second day on Tuesday. Students allege that the West Bengal Universities and Colleges (Administration and Regulation) Bill 2017 is an attempt to dissolve students’ union. The protestors were seen […]

Australian state to double exports to India

New Delhi, Jan 16 : Australian state Victoria is taking action to double the value of its annual goods export to India to AUD 1 billion over the next decade, it was announced on Tuesday. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said the new plan focusses on doubling the number of Victorian businesses engaged in India from […]

Number of new doctors inadequate for 1.3 bn people: Kovind

New Delhi, Jan 16 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said the 67,000 undergraduate and 31,000 postgraduate medical seats in India are highly inadequate for a country with a population of 1.3 billion. “Currently our medical colleges, whether run by the government or private institutions, have only about 67,000 undergraduate seats and 31,000 postgraduate […]