Thursday, 16 Aug 2018
Month: March 2016

JIPMER to open branch in Karaikal, Puducherry CM says

The centrally-sponsored premier health institute JIPMER would set up its branch in Karaikal and the Union territory government has earmarked 80 acres of land for it, chief minister N Rangasamy said on Wednesday. The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) would also offer MBBS course in its Karaikal branch with an initial […]

Institute Chair launched at IIT Madras Department of Management Studies

Prof Sridhar Tayur, an IIT Madras alumnus, who was on campus earlier this week to deliver a “Leadership Lecture”, launched an “Institute Chair” in the Department of Management Studies at IIT Madras. The Chair is endowed with an amount of Rs. 50 lakh, and is established in the name of ‘RAGS Family Foundation’ that has […]

Demand-supply gap explains lure of Russian medical degrees

Every year, close to 1,500 students fly out of India to pursue a degree in medicine in 20 academies spread across Russia. The lure of a Russian degree stems from the stymied growth in medical education at home, and an affordable option out there in Russia. But the big question is, how many students come […]

New Rajasthan textbooks drop western writers

The BJP government in Rajasthan has omitted poems by the likes of John Keats, Thomas Hardy, William Blake, T S Eliot and Edward Lear from the revised Class VIII English textbooks. They have been replaced by mostly lesser-known authors whose works have a regional flavour. So while Hardy’s ‘When I Set Out For Lyonnesse’, Eliot’s […]

Madras University exam results to be published

UG, PG and professional degree examinations conducted by the University of Madras in November last year will be published on Thursday evening (February 18). Students can access the results in the following websites http://www.results.unom.ac.in http://www.ideunom.ac.in http://egovernance.unom.ac.in  Revaluation Candidates admitted from the academic year 2014-15 for MA/MSc/MCom/MSW/ MA (LM)/ MBA/MA (HRM)/ MSc (IT)/ MSc (CS) courses […]

Madras University exam results to be published

UG, PG and professional degree examinations conducted by the University of Madras in November last year will be published on Thursday evening (February 18). Students can access the results in the following websites http://www.results.unom.ac.in http://www.ideunom.ac.in http://egovernance.unom.ac.in  Revaluation Candidates admitted from the academic year 2014-15 for MA/MSc/MCom/MSW/ MA (LM)/ MBA/MA (HRM)/ MSc (IT)/ MSc (CS) courses […]

New Delhi University vice-chancellor says he will try to ensure best quality education

Newly-appointed Delhi University vice-chancellor Professor Yogesh Kumar Tyagi said he will try to ensure that best quality education is available to all sections at the premier institution.  Speaking to PTI, Tyagi said that he wants to work collectively with all stakeholders so that “everyone is on board” and best education can be provided and opportunities […]

11 innovative projects get award at GTU

As many as 11 innovative projects that solved social and technical problems, were given awards by Gujarat Technological University (GTU) on 5th Annual Sankuls Day at Paryavaran Mandir recently.  Team of Babaria Institute of Pharmacy, Vadodara, got the award for a novel carrier system targeted at drug delivery for arthritis treatment. Team of LJ Institute […]

Microsoft selects 6 teachers, 2 schools from Gujarat as education innovators

Microsoft India on Monday announced the selection of six innovative educators and two showcase schools from Gujarat in the 2015-2016 class of Education Innovators. These educators and schools are among 168 Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Experts and 45 Microsoft Showcase Schools selected across India. The educators from Gujarat include Manish Purani and Jeroo Chothia of […]

South Asian University professor Yogesh Kumar Tyagi named new DU vice-chancellor

South Asian University’s Professor Yogesh Kumar Tyagi has been appointed the new vice-chancellor of Delhi University after his name was selected by President Pranab Mukherjee from a panel of four people.  Last week, the HRD ministry had forwarded the four names to the President who, as visitor of central universities, makes the final selection.  Apart […]