Thursday, March 30, 2023

Jindal Business School breaks into QS World University Rankings, Law School retains No. 1 slot in India

SONIPAT: Writing a new chapter in its institutional history, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has made it to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 for two subject areas - Law & Legal Studies and Business & Management Studies. It is the fourth time in a row that QS has ranked JGLS as Indias No. 1 law school.

QS Rankings: IIT-D among top 50 institutions in the world for Engineering and Technology

NEW DELHI: In the 13th edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, which was released on Wednesday, IIT Delhi was listed as one of the top 50 institutions in the world for Engineering and Technology.

Allahabad HC expresses over sealing of Rampur school

Prayagraj:The Allahabad High Court has expressed 'strong displeasure' over the sealing of Rampur Public School, run on the leased land of Maulana Jauhar Ali Research Institute, and said that it is wrong to seal schools at the time of examination.

Bizarre govt college order: Mathematicians to teach philosophy, botanists will tackle economics

SRINAGAR: A bizarre order issued by the authorities at the government degree college for women in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district has baffled people here.

LG Secretariat writes to CM's Office to address financial crisis in DU colleges

NEW DELHI: Acting upon representations made by National Democratic Teachers Front (NDTF) and Delhi University Principals' Association (DUPA) in connection with fund cuts by the Delhi government to 12 Delhi University colleges, the L-G Secretariat has written to the Chief Minister's Office to address these concerns.

OP Jindal Global University announces the launch of JGU-Model United Nations 2023

SONIPAT: O.P. Jindal Global University proudly announces the launch of the JGU-Model United Nations 2023 (JGU-MUN).

IIT-B modifying under-graduate curriculum to 'reduce stress' on students

MUMBAI: In a major announcement a week after the death of a Dalit student on its campus, IIT-Bombay said that it is working out changes in the under-graduate curriculum starting from the 2022 batch, here on Saturday.

Pakistan university bans mixed-gender gatherings

Peshawar:In a bid to avoid any "untoward incident", Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Gomal University has imposed a complete ban on mixed gatherings of students and coupling (male and female) on its premises, the media reported.

Ex-CJI Justice UU Lalit to teach at Jindal Global Law School as Distinguished Jurist and Professor of Law & Justice

Sonipat:The Jindal Global Law School is honoured to announce that the former Chief Justice of India, Justice U.U. Lalit has joined Jindal Global Law School of O.P. Jindal Global University as a Distinguished Jurist and Professor of Law & Justice.

Any fault found, will send you to jail: K'taka HC to govt officials

Bengaluru: Karnataka High Court has issued a stern warning to the government officials that if any discrepancy is found in connection with providing uniforms to students studying in government schools that they would be sent to prison.

Application for CUET-UG 2023 to start shortly

NEW DELHI: The registration process of Common University Entrance Test (CUET UG - 2023) for admission to Undergraduate Programmes into Central universities and other participating universities will be announced in a couple of days, UGC Chairman Professor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, told IANS.

Journalist Angad Singh blacklisted, Centre tells Delhi HC

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Friday informed the Delhi High Court that Angad Singh, a US-based journalist with Vice News, has been blacklisted despite being an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card holder.

WhatsApp working on new text editor for drawing tool

SAN FRANCISCO : Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is reportedly working on a redesigned text editor for its drawing tool.

Hyundai Q4 net more than doubles on improved chip supplies, SUV demand

SEOUL: Hyundai Motor said on Thursday that its fourth-quarter net profit more than doubled from a year earlier on improved chip supplies, strong demand for its high-end SUVs and a weak won.

WhatsApp rolls out new shortcuts for group admins on iOS

SAN FRANCISCO : Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has reportedly rolled out some new shortcuts for group admins to quickly and easily perform actions for a certain group participant, on iOS.

Digital Education during winter break acquires massive response: Harjot Bains

CHANDIGARH: Digital Mode of learning initiated by Punjab School Education Department during winter’s holiday, scripted history with massive response.

58L students to take UP board exams this year

LUCKNOW: Over 58 lakh candidates have registered for the UP Board 2023 examinations which will begin from February 16.

TN's Annamalai University to train SC/ST students in drone piloting for free

CHENNAI: The Annamalai University of Tamil Nadu will be soon teaching the SC and ST youngsters in piloting drones for free, helping them to get employment opportunities.

RPSC paper leak: Raj Police announces Rs 25K reward on each of two key accused

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Police have announced a reward of Rs 25,000 each for those giving information on the whereabouts of paper leak prime accused Bhupendra Saran and Suresh Dhaka.

Calcutta HC stays enrolment for Diploma in Elementary Education course

KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday stayed enrolment for the two-year diploma in elementary education (D.El.Ed) course, the notification for which was issued by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) on December 28 last year.

IIT-K and Apollo hospital tie up for collabortive research

KANPUR: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur and Apollo Hospitals, on Tuesday, announced the signing of an MoU for collaborative research in the clinical application of AI and other areas of mutual interest in healthcare technology.

No New Year celebrations for these Ukraine-returned students

LUCKNOW: For medical students who returned from Ukraine after the outbreak of war, the New Year brings an uncertain future for them.

UGC prepares ground for Bachelor's exams in 12 Indian languages

NEW DELHI: A nationwide change will take place in the higher education system, especially in undergraduate courses as language will cease to be a barrier in BA, B.Com, and B.Sc courses.

T'gana: Laptops to be distributed among IIIT Basara students

HYDERABAD: About 2,200 laptops, 1,500 desktops will be distributed among students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), popularly known as IIIT Basara in Telangana's Nirmal district.

UP govt award scheme for meritorious OBC students

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government is introducing the Chief Minister's Award Scheme for meritorious students from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.

Violence-hit Kallakurichi schools in TN reopens

CHENNAI: The Sakthi Matriculation Higher Secondary School and the Sakthi ECR international school at Kallakurichi reopened for physical classes on Monday after remaining closed for 145 days.

PU Assistant professor Dr.Neelima Dhingra honoured with “Savshreth Divyanjan” award 2022

CHANDIGARH: Dr Neelima Dhingra , Assistant Professor, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences , Panjab University, Chandigarh was awarded with “Savshreth Divyanjan” award 2022 on 3rd of December by President of India Smt Droupadi Murmu. The award coincides with International disability day being observed on 3rd December.

Protests at Hyderabad University after professor attempts to rape foreign student

HYDERABAD: Student protests rocked the Hyderabad University on Saturday after a professor tried to sexually assault a foreign student, police said.

Foreign student at Hyderabad University alleges rape attempt by professor

HYDERABAD: A foreign student at the University of Hyderabad has alleged that a professor of trying to sexually assault her.

IIT Guwahati receives 168 placement offers on Day 1

Agartala:Placements for the 2022-23 academic year at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) began on a strong note on Thursday with a total of 168 offers made by 46 companies, officials said.

Another blow to Vijayan govt as Kerala HC upholds Dr Ciza Thomas as interim VC of KTU

Thiruvananthapuram:Handing another blow to the Pinarayi Vijayan government, Kerala High Court on Tuesday upheld the appointment of Dr Ciza Thomas as the in-charge Vice Chancellor of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) by Governor Arif Mohammed Khan.

1.2 mn Kerala students in 2,000 schools to benefit from 9,000 robotic labs

Thiruvananthapuram:For the first time in India, Kerala Infrastructure & Technology for Education (KITE), the Edtech arm of the state government, is setting up robotic labs in 2000 High Schools from December 2022, which will benefit 1.2 million school children.

K'taka to set up help centres at all PU science colleges

BENGALURU: Help Centres would be set up at all the pre-university science colleges in Karnataka to teach students fill up CET applications without mistakes, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education, said on Friday.

Delhi govt school classroom scam: Vigilance directorate recommends probe by specialised agency

NEW DELHI: The Directorate of Vigilance (DoV) of the Delhi government has submitted its report to the chief secretary in a case of alleged "irregularities and corruption" in the construction of 2,405 classrooms in 193 schools and has recommended probe.

UP govt to assess mental health of students

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government will now make an assessment of the mental health and intelligence quotient of students of the state-run schools.

Centre's decision to reserve MBBS seats for militancy-affected kids in J&K welcomed

SRINAGAR: The Centre's decision to reserve four MBBS and BDS seats in the central pool for militancy-affected families and children of Muslim and non-Muslim migrants in Jammu and Kashmir is being widely welcomed.

NCERT syllabus for classes 1 to 3 soon in UP

LUCKNOW: The syllabus of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will be implemented from class 1 to 3 in government primary schools in Uttar Pradesh from the 2023-24 academic session.

Government schools should publish magazines to bring out artistic skills of students, directs Harjot Singh Bains

CHANDIGARH: Punjab State School Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains has directed the heads of the all government schools of the state to publish their own magazines to bring out the hidden artistic subtleties and skills of the students.

TN govt directs to hold school management committee meeting on Oct 28

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu school education department has directed the schools to conduct School Management Committee (SMC) meetings on October 28.

SC declines to stay Delhi HC judgment asking St Stephen's to comply with DU policy

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the Delhi High Court judgment, which asked St Stephen's College to issue a fresh prospectus giving 100 per cent weightage to Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022 score for non-minority candidates applying to under-graduate courses, and affirming no interviews for the admissions.

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