Education

Meet Raghuram Rajan’s teacher who now works for tribal people of Madhya Pradesh

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan was once the student of ex-IIT Delhi professor Alok Sagar, who left his prestigious IIT job in 1982 to serve the tribal people of Madhya Pradesh. In brief: Know about this noble person The Professor did his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and also pursued Master’s from IIT Delhi. After completing PhD from Houston University, Texas, ... Read More »

Hyderabad HC recommends MCI to remove minimum 17-year age limit for MBBS admission

The Hyderabad High Court has recommended that the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the central government should revamp the minimum age limit set (17 years) for admission to MBBS course. Earlier a petition was filed by V.S.V. Dheeraj who had studied a course equivalent to MBBS from a foreign university. He wanted to write the eligibility test conducted by ... Read More »

370 teachers err in correcting Gujarat board exam answer sheets

A shocking figure of 370 board evaluators, who purportedly marked the answer sheets of class 10 and 12 wrong, came into the knowledge of the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB).  Last year, 180 teachers were caught using flawed concept, however the number is double this year. Precautions taken by GSHSEB: Having deciphered 180 teachers with illicit manner ... Read More »

Sushma Swaraj helps Pakistani girl to get admission in Delhi school

A Pakistani girl, Madhu heaved a sigh of relief, as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has assured her help in getting the admission. Madhu, a 16-year-old who is trying to get admission in class 9 but failed to get it because she doesn’t have the proper documents. “Madam (Sushma Swaraj) had called me for admission. She assured me of admission. ... Read More »

Mobile-app game to raise funds for slum children

In a great noble gesture to humanity, a 17-year-old-boy from Gurgaon developed a mobile app games to raise funds to provide education for the poor children dwelling in the slum areas. The developer, Ranvijay Singh, is a commerce student of Suncity School in Gurgaon. How did Singh come up with the idea? “While travelling to the school every day, I ... Read More »

UPSC CAPF (ACs) 2016: Results declared at upsc.gov.in

The result of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) (Assistant Commandants) written examination has been declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). All those candidates who have appeared for the same may check their respective result at the official websitewww.upsc.gov.in The examination was conducted on June 26. All those candidates who have qualified this exam are now eligible to appear ... Read More »

Stampede at INS Hamla (Mumbai) for recruitment drive

Thousands of candidates who had come to sit for the Indian Navy recruitment exam this morning in Mumbai were caught in a severe stampede as the madding crowd forcibly rushed towards the entrance gate in an attempt to enter the premises. The venue for the navy exam was at the Malad naval base in Mumbai. Many are feared casualties in ... Read More »

UGC takes steps to control drug consumption among students

In a bid to overhaul the growing use of drugs among youngsters, the University Grants Commission is planning to design drug rehabilitation programmes to mitigate the rising addiction among new students. According to PTI, the UGC is asking the varsities and colleges to take stringent steps to make students aware about intoxication. The commission has written a letter to the ... Read More »

Long Term Report: Tata Tiago

Tata’s diesel Tiago joined our long term fleet three months ago and after completing more than 4600km, it has done its time here and finally needs to go back. While there’s no denying that the experience has been better than expected, I’d like to share the overall feel. Tata Motors got it right with the Tiago, and it is really ... Read More »

Parents seek clarity on medical admission in private colleges

The ambiguity over the admission procedure in the fraternity of private-run medical colleges in Maharashtra had once again prompted several parents of aspirants whose names came up on the merit list of deemed institutes.  Intimidated by the probable event of re-admission for the enlisted students in the private medical colleges, the state had once again challenged the prerogative of private ... Read More »