Make India a world leader in field of knowledge: Super 30 founder Anand Kumar

Indian-Americans must contribute more to make India the world leader in the field of knowledge, Super 30 founder Mathematician Anand Kumar has said. “Now, we all should come together to help India achieve its old status of world leader in the field of knowledge,” he said at the India Day parade at Madison Square Monday in New York. He said India always has had a rich legacy in the field of education and “we must contribute to see our country world leader in this knowledge era.” Speaking at the event…

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Award winning ‘Kanyashree Project’ to be included in school curriculum: WBBSE

Mamta Banerjee’s ‘Kanyashree’ project will soon be included in the school curriculum by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE). A senior WBBSE official told PTI, “The process to include ‘Kanyashree’ project in our curriculum is going on. We are awaiting for the final approval from the government.” Education Minister Partha Chatterjee had in June said, “Our government wants to let the future generation to be aware about the path breaking ‘Kanayshree’ project and how it received award from the UN Assistant Secretary General at the World Forum, The…

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IIM-Ahmedabad receives fresh wave of Rs 15.5 crore restoration fund

The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Monday announced that it has received a fresh wave of Rs 15.5 crore as funds, for conservation and restoration of its heritage campus in the city. The institute said it has so far received Rs 47.5 crore that will help restore almost one-third of the campus that have traditional red-brick structures designed by legendary American architect Louis I Kahn. The fresh wave of funding is largely from the institute’s alumni. “We have so far received Rs 47.5 crore as funds towards restoring our…

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AIIMS 2017 paper leak: CBI registers case, Delhi High Court directs Centre and AIIMS to file replies

The CBI on August 16 told the Delhi High Court that it has registered a case on the alleged leak of question paper for the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination held this year, from an institute in Ghaziabad. The submission was made before a before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar, which was hearing a PIL seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged illegalities and irregularities during the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) MBBS entrance exam held on May 28 this year. The…

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Modi’s HEERA encounters roadblock: UGC, AICTE might remain intact

Last week, during the parliament session, of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha said no proposal has been considered at present in this regard. PM Narendra Modi The much awaited Education Empowerment Regulation Agency (HEERA) has encountered a roadblock set by the Human Resource Development Ministry (HRD). As of now, the plan set by the government to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) with a single higher education regulator has been put on hold. (Read: Engineering colleges with less than 30 per cent…

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NEET 2017: High Court asks CBSE to revise marks awarded to all candidates

Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the CBSE to revise marks awarded to all candidates who had appeared in the NEET exam this year and decide the “merit/rank accordingly” in view of incorrect reply for one of the 180 objective type questions given in the answer key. A Division Bench comprising Justice Tarun Agarwala and Justice Ashok Kumar passed the order while allowing a writ petition filed by Saumitra Gigodia who had scored 665 out of 720 marks in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Tests for admission to undergraduate medical courses…

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DHE Odisha: Second phase merit list 2017 published, check online at dheodisha.gov.in

The Department of Higher Education (DHE), Odisha has announced the second phase of the selection merit list today at dheodisha.gov.in. In a notification, the authorities said the students who are yet to take admission in their preferred +3 (Degree) college after slide-up can do so from August 16 to 18. The data updation for the second phase will end on August 19 at 5 pm. In a circular, DHE Odisha authorities have said “inspite of several reminders regarding slide up process, some candidates have failed to take admission from July…

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Samsung wins Korean lawsuit over Galaxy Note7

Last year, a group of Galaxy Note7 owners filed a class action lawsuit against Samsung in South Korea. They sought KRW 300 thousand ($267) per person for the inconvenience called by the recall. Since then, the number of claimants has grown to 1,900 and the money to of KRW 935 million ($822,000 total, $433 per person.) Now a local court has ruled in favor of Samsung, saying that the recall and any inconvenience it might have caused was not “unacceptable”. A similar suit was filed against Samsung in the US, but that is still…

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CBSE Class 12th compartment exam results 2017 announced at cbseresults.nic.in and cbse.nic.in

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)’s has announced the results of class 12 compartment or improvement examinations this week at cbse.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in. The exam was held from July 17 onwards. The Board will release the result of class 10 compartment examination next week. The compartment exam is held for those students who had failed to clear a subject during the board exams that were held in March. The result for class 12 board annual exams was declared on May 28 while the results of class 10 were declared…

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NEET-SS Result 2017: Declared at nbe.edu.in

National Board of Examination (NBE) has declared the examination result for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Specialty (NEET-SS) courses on its official website, nbe.edu.in NEET-SS Result 2017: Declared at nbe.edu.in National Board of Examination (NBE) has declared the examination result for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Specialty (NEET-SS) courses. Candidates can check the result from the official website, nbe.edu.in How to check: Go to the official website Click on the link, ‘Result-Cum-Score Card for NEET-SS 2017’ Enter testing ID and date of birth After submitting the same, the…

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