I-T department top official praises support of schools to green cause

Ludhiana Jan 18 : Principal chief commissioner of income tax (North-West Region), Madhu Mahajan, on Wednesday visited the Income Tax Department here, and gave away commendation certificates to about 200 principals and other stakeholders who participated in the I-T department’s recently concluded ‘Swacch Bharat, Swacch Dhan’ campaign, where…

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Course on sustainable urban planning launched at IIT Kanpur

Noida, Jan 17 :  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…

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Students protest at Jadavpur University continues for second day

Kolkata, Jan 17:  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…

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English textbooks may have passages from Kalam's memoir

New Delhi Jan 15:  English language textbooks may soon have passages from the autobiography of late president APJ Abdul Kalam.

The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), the highest body to advise the central and state governments in the field of education, is meeting tomorrow.

“To include passage from the…

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Education cap issue: Army evolving better system, says Rawat

New Delhi, Jan 13:  Army chief Bipin Rawat said that the army is working on evolving a better system for providing aid being to children of martyrs and those disabled in action, after government put a Rs 10,000 cap on the monthly fund.

He said that the system that…

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