Be passionate about teaching or face replacement: HRD ministry

NEW DELHI Jan 25:  Teaching is an art and teachers cannot afford to be impassive purveyors of knowledge at the cost of students’ interest, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday.

Speaking here at the launch of the “Model curriculum for technology and management courses”, the minister…

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MoU signed for soft skill training to make Odisha ITI students employable

Bhubaneswar Jan 19 : A tripartite MoU was on Friday signed for implementation of a soft skill training programme in some Odisha Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) under which 800 students will be trained over two years.

The agreement was inked by the Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA), Tata STRIVE of Tata…

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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.


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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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