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Steps being taken to Reduce the weight of School Bags

New Delhi, Nov 21: The Central Government has taken various steps to reduce curriculum load and the weight of school bags. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has not recommended any textbook for early childhood education. It has recommended only two books (Language and Mathematics) for classes I & II and three books for classes III to ...

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Defence Minister Awards Skill Certificates to Retiring Naval Sailors

New Delhi, Nov 18: It was indeed a proud moment for the retiring naval sailors as they were awarded with “Skill Certificates” and handed over the “Placement Letters” by the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar and the Hon’ble Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy in the presence of Admiral Sunil Lanba PVSM, AVSM, ADC the ...

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Sonam Kapoor celebrated Republic Day at Neerja Bhanot’s school

Mumbai, Jan 27: Sonam Kapoor was the chief guest at the Republic Day flag hoisting ceremony at Bombay Scottish School, today. However, the actress had not been invited as an alumni of the institution, or a celebrity. Instead, she has been asked to do the honours because Neerja Bhanot, who Sonam will be essaying in the forthcoming movie Neerja, was ...

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Workshop on Skill Gap Analysis and Roadmap for Skill Development in the Civil Aviation Sector

New Delhi, Jan 25: The Minister of Civil Aviation Shri P Ashok Gajapathi Raju has called upon all stakeholders in the civil aviation sector to urgently address the problem of shortage of skilled manpower. He was inaugurating a workshop on Skill Gap Analysis and Roadmap for Skill Development in the Civil Aviation Sector in New Delhi today. Speaking on the ...

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PM unveils plaque for foundation stone of campus for IIIT Guwahati

Assam, Jan 19: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today unveiled the plaque for the foundation stone of the campus for IIIT Guwahati. In his address on the occasion to students of IIT, NIT and central universities of the North-east, the Prime Minister said the 21st century is the century of knowledge. He said in history, whenever knowledge has been ...

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Link between citizen and state through mechanism of accountability is critical: Vice President

New Delhi, Jan 19: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that the link between the citizen and the state through the mechanism of accountability is critical for domestic cohesion and internal security but has not been sufficiently in evidence. He was delivering the keynote address at the 2nd West Asia Conference organized by the Institute ...

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Globsyn Business School hosts GMC 2015

Kolkata, Dec 19 : Globsyn Business School, a B-School in Kolkata, hosted the Globsyn Management Conference 2015, here on Friday. The conference was attended by industry experts, who sat down for a panel discussion, lending out their valuable advice and plans on how to tackle the business sector. Principal advisor of Ashoka University, Malabika Sarkar, the chief guest of GMC ...

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Govt to include children with special needs under its ‘education for all’ initiative

New Delhi, Dec 18 : The Government of India is implementing the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) as the main programme for universalising elementary education for all children from 6-14 years of age and this covers children with special needs (CWSN), according to a release by the Ministry of HRD. The release said, “SSA provides for two resource persons at the ...

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Andrew Yule hosts ‘Yule Elocution Contest 2015’

Kolkata, Dec 17 : Andrew Yule and Company Limited, a Government of India enterprise, hosted the eighth edition of Yule Elocution Contest in Kolkata. As many as 160 school students took part in the programme, out of which top six contestants from each language category- Bengali, English and Hindi- took the stage at the contest’s final, which was held on ...

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Kolkata: Students block road to protest school shut down

Kolkata, Dec 2: The students of Beck Bagan Central Model School on Wednesday morning blocked an important road near Park Circus in Kolkata to protest against the authority’s decision to shut down the present school building and shift it to another location, ahead of annual examination. According to reports, acting on the Supreme Court’s order, the authority of Central Model ...

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