Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Universities & Colleges in Punjab to fully open from January 21

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has decided to reopen all the government, aided and non-aided colleges including all the government and private universities from January 21. All the higher educational institutes have to follow the guidelines issued by the Punjab Government regarding Covid-19 from time to time.  The Higher Education Department, Punjab has issued a detailed letter to all the universities and colleges in this regard.

Cabinet minister encourage healthcare workers while staying with them during observation period

SANGURPUR:School education and PWD minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Saturday, kick-started the Covid vaccination drive from District Civil Hospital in Sangrur district. The cabinet minister stayed in the observation room with SMO Dr. Baljeet Singh, who has been administered first dose in Sangrur district, and nine other healthcare workers as the gesture of encouragement.

Dr Grover traces scientific heritage of Punjab

MOHALI: Department of Mechanical Engineering of University School of Engineering and Technology of the Rayat Bahra University organized an expert talk on the `Scientific Heritage of Punjab’ by eminent scholar Dr Arun Kumar Grover, a former Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Udan project' proving to be a boon for the students- mock and final tests in April

CHANDIGARH:The 'Udan Project' launched by the Punjab School Education Department to enhance the general knowledge of the students is proving to be a boon for the children and now the Education Department has come up with a plan for conducting tests in April to assess the general knowledge of the students.

IIHMR University concludes Health Next 2021 conference

JAIPUR: 40 speakers from eight countries including the USA, Germany, India, the UK, Canada etc. during the two-day 'Health Next 2021 - Global Health and Innovation Conference' organised by IIHMR University discussed about new solutions and strategies as Covid-19 has taken a toll on various sectors and areas.

Sonu Sood opens up on providing smartphones to students

MUMBAI: Actor Sonu Sood has started a new mission to ensure that students who are unable to attend online classes due to inaccessibility to smartphones, get education without roadblocks.

Grant of over Rs. 8 crore released for health care of girls studying in government schools

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab School Education Department has taken important steps for the health care of the girls studying in the schools and released a grant of Rs. 8.6 crore for 2521 high and senior secondary government schools across the state after the approval of the Education Minister Mr. Vijay Indira Singla.

Kerala prof accuses CPM MLA of intimidation during local body polls

THIRUVANTHANAPURAM: K.M. Sreekumar, a professor at the Kerala Agriculture University (KAU), has alleged in a Facebook post that he was intimidated by CPM MLA from Uduma in Kasargod district, K. Kunhiraman, while he was performing his duty as a presiding officer at a booth during the recent local body polls.

School shut after principal tests Covid-19 positive in Bihar

PATNA: A government high school in Bihar's Gaya district has suspended all its classes for an indefinite period as a precautionary measure after the headmaster of the institution tested positive for coronavirus, an official said on Thursday.

555 Degrees conferred during the sixth Convocation of Central University of Punjab

BATHINDA: Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) organised its 6th Convocation Ceremony on .5th January (Tuesday) at CUPB Ghudda Campus. Hon’ble Chancellor of the University Padma Bhushan Prof. S.S. Johl presided over the ceremony. The Chief Guest of this program was Padma Vibhushan Dr. K. Kasturiranjan, Emeritus Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore.

Colleges, varsities reopen for students in Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPUARAM: After a gap of nearly nine months, colleges and universities in Kerala reopened for students on Monday with strict Covid safety norms.

CBSE Board exams from May 4 to June 10, announces Education Minister Nishank

NEW DELHI: The dates of the the CBSE Board examinations for Class X and XII in 2021 have been announced. The examinations will kick off in May this time round. The board examinations will commence from May 4 and end on June 10. The results of the class 10 and 12 Board examinations will be announced by July 15.

2 Days Virtual Photography Workshop @ GNA University

PHAGWARA:GNA University organized a 2 day “Photography Workshop” by Sony Alpha. Nearly 50 students of Journalism and Animation participated to learn technical aspects of photography and new dimensions in Photography.

Patiala-Dakala road named after ex MLA Brij Lal Goyal: Vijay Inder Singla

PATIYALA:PWD and school education minister Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Wednesday, said that the state government has decided to name the Patiala-Dakala road after ex-MLA Brij Lal Goyal, who tirelessly worked for the overall development of the district. The cabinet minister informed that local leaders led by Patiala MP Preneet Kaur had sent a representation to name the road after Mr. Goyal who recently breathed his last after brief illness.

What Lifestyle Do NDA Cadets Follow During Training Period Of 3 Years?

NDA exam is a perfect choice for aspirants who do not want to go with a regular or sitting job. Do you want to attend the NDA Exam? If your answer is yes, then you need to grab some basic but important information related to this job.

Punjab government declares winter vacation from December 25 to 31

CHANDIGARH:School education minister Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Thursday, informed that Punjab government has declared winter vacation from December 25 to December 31 in all government and government-aided and private schools. The cabinet minister said that the schools will re-open on January 1.

KCIPS Student Kushagar Kalia Wins PTC Music Contest

AMRITSIR:Khalsa College International Public School student Kushagar Kalia has won the PTC Voice of Punjab (Season-11) music contest. The budding singer has already held the Runner Up title of `Little Champ’ by the same channel and had been making his mark in the fold and popular Punjabi singing. KCIPS Principal Nirmaljit Kaur Gill and the whole management has wished kalia good luck in his career as he apart from the cash prize would also contract for five year musical programs with the PTC. She also extended congratulations to head of the music department of the School Mandeep Kaur, proud parents of Kalia and said he is role model for the erst of the students for achieving big in life.

Punjab Government Completes Treatment Arrangements Ahead of Next Wave of COVID-19: Minister Soni

PATIYALA:Punjab Medical Education and Research Minister O P Soni, while reviewing the development works and arrangements for care of COVID-19 patients at Government Medical College and Rajindra Hospital here today, took serious note of the slow performance in the construction work and directed to complete all the ongoing development works by March 31.

Gujarat HC notice to Assembly on PIL for disclosure of proceedings

GANDHI:The Gujarat High Court has issued a notice to the Gujarat Legislative Secretariat on a PIL demanding that the Assembly proceedings and functioning be proactively disclosed and its details be posted on the Assembly's website under the RTI Act.

Demand rises for returning hospitals to non-Covid status

NEW DELHI: Delay in restarting of medical education, suspended during the pandemic at Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), even after the clear directions from Centre and National Medical Commission (NMC), has prompted doctors of the top medical college under the Delhi government, to take out a "request march" on Tuesday.

Announcement of CBSE board exams' schedule on Dec 22

AIIMS seeks list of students for Covid vaccine administration

NEW DELHI: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday sought a list of MBBS students, nursing students and fellows, from its various departments, who will be administered the Covid vaccines on priority basis in the first phase of the vaccination drive.

NSUI supports students demanding postponement of CS examinations

NEW DELHI: The National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Friday tendered full-fledged support to students demanding for postponement of the second cycle of Company Secretary (CS) examinations, which are scheduled to begin from December 21.

On the directions of Education Minister more than Rs. 2 crore 64 lakh released for repair of gymnasium halls of 45 schools

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has released more than Rs. 2 crore 64 lakh to improve the sports infrastructure of 45 schools in the state so that the budding players in the schools could continue their practice in a better way.

NCR schools increasingly becoming an option for parents

NEW DELHI: There is a never-ending struggle of the parents to get the right school for their child. In the last few years, there has been a tremendous spike in the number of admissions in the schools of the NCR region and parents are going an extra mile to get admissions in schools in Noida, Gurugram, and Ghaziabad. Some are even buying properties in these areas so that their kids can easily travel a few kilometres and get the best education.

IBM to offer free skills training to 30,000 Telangana students

HYDERABAD:IBM and the Telangana government on Tuesday announced collaboration to provide curated online courses for the state's students that will enhance their technical and professional skills.

SBI Arakkonam branch names and shames education loan borrowers

CHENNAI: The State Bank of India (SBI) in Tamil Nadu is at it again in naming and shaming of students who have taken education loans.

Webinar on “Building Brands in the Automobile Segment”

PHAGWARA:GNA University organised a Webinar on “Building Brands in the Automobile Segment” for the students of GNA Business School. The resource person for the webinar was  Vishwas Kapoor, Lead – Sales Planning at Renault India Pvt. Ltd. The webinar started with the Welcome Address of Dr. Jagdeep Singh, Deputy Dean GNA Business School.

Justice Ansari addresses Aryans Law Students on Human Rights Day

MOHALI:To celebrate Human Rights Day, Aryans College of Law, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh organized a webinar on Recover better:- Stand Up for Human Rights. Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari, Former Chief Justice Patna High Court, Chairperson, Punjab State Human Rights Commission was the keynote speaker. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the Webinar.

Central University of Punjab organized Webinar on 'Role of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in making Constitution of India'

BATHINDA: To pay homage to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. .B.R. Ambedkar on his 64th Mahaparinivaran Diwas, the IQAC Cell of the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) organized a Webinar on “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s role in making Constitution of India” on Tuesday under the patronage of Vice Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari. The keynote speaker of this programme is known social thinker Shri Ramesh Patange.

IIT-K to set up sustainable energy engineering dept

KANPUR: Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur will set up the department of sustainable energy engineering to contribute to the nation's growing clean and renewable energy sector.

Admission Deadline should be extended to 31st December in Punjab & other States:- Dr. Anshu Kataria

MOHALI: Federation of Self Financing Technical Institution of India (FSFTI) & Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) have urged Government to implement the AICTE recent notification including Punjab & other states.

Punjab Cabinet approves development of Amity University campus in Mohali

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved the establishment of a world-class university campus by the Amity Education Group in Mohali’s IT city, thus paving the way for the development of the area as a major educational hub.

BMC orders Mumbai schools to remain shut till Dec 31

MUMBAI: In a significant move, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation on Friday ordered all schools to remain shut till December 31 as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19, an official said.

PUCA Congratulates Dr. Buta Singh Sidhu on Becoming New VC of MRS PTU, Bathinda

Bihar's 'tainted' education minister resigns within hours of assuming office

PATNA: Bihar Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary, allegedly facing corruption charges in the recruitment of assistant professors and scientists, has resigned. He was sworn in as a cabinet minister just a few days ago along with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

MANUU joins hands with UNFPA to empower Bihar madrasa students

HYDERABAD:Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has joined hands with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to empower madrasa students in Bihar.

Six Member Committee will be constituted with leading scientists of CUPB, BARC & AMDER to monitor research and find out solutions to this problem

BHATINDA:The Central University of Punjab, Bathinda has started materializing the idea of setting up an integrated platform for the researchers of the top institutions of the country like; Atomic Mineral Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMDER), Hydrabad and Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai. The core objective of setting up this integrated platform is to provide the solution of contamination of heavy metals and uranium in the groundwater of Malwa Region of Punjab.

KCET signs MOU with BR Ambedkar to Share Expertise in Technical Education

AMRITSAR:With a view to share expertise in the field of technical education, Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology (KCET) today signed an MOU with Dr. BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (BR-NIT), Jalandhar. The MOU was signed by the Directors of both the institutes including, Dr. Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director, BR-NIT and Dr. Manju Bala, Director, KCET.

India should again become global superpower in education: Venkaiah

AGARTLA: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that the new National Education Policy (NEP) aimed to make India a global knowledge superpower and underlined the need for the country to again become a 'Vishwa Guru' in education.

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