Friday, 22 Jun 2018
Month: March 2016

Pakistan's Bacha Khan University reopens 25 days after attack

The Bacha Khan University (BKU) in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, which was closed following a militant attack that killed at least 21 students, reopened on Monday after being given a security clearance. Vice chancellor Fazal Rahim Marwat received students as they entered the campus amid tight security, Dawn online reported. “We are satisfied with the […]

Ceramics programme at Staffordshire University

The Staffordshire University has invited applications for the 3D Design: Ceramics BA (honours) programme run by the School of Art and Design. A statement issued by the university said that the university has the most extensive ceramic facilities in the United Kingdom. The ceramics degree course provides a design-led creative experience of ceramics within a […]

Ceramics programme at Staffordshire University

The Staffordshire University has invited applications for the 3D Design: Ceramics BA (honours) programme run by the School of Art and Design. A statement issued by the university said that the university has the most extensive ceramic facilities in the United Kingdom. The ceramics degree course provides a design-led creative experience of ceramics within a […]

Enrolments in online courses may see surge from tier-2 cities

Online education and skill enhancement is likely to see a significant uptrend this year and high number enrolments are expected from major tier-2 cities, a survey showed. According to a study by Talentedge (an interactive education company), media/entertainment and IT/ITES have been identified as two industries that will constantly seek skill development in 2016.  Some […]

Enrolments in online courses may see surge from tier-2 cities

Online education and skill enhancement is likely to see a significant uptrend this year and high number enrolments are expected from major tier-2 cities, a survey showed. According to a study by Talentedge (an interactive education company), media/entertainment and IT/ITES have been identified as two industries that will constantly seek skill development in 2016.  Some […]

Sikkim to have institute on organic farming

The agriculture ministry on Wednesday approved setting up of National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) in Gangtok, Sikkim, to extend research and technological support to organic farming systems in the country.  “The institute will undertake basic, strategic and adaptive research on efficient, economically viable and environmentally sustainable organic farming systems for improving productivity and quality […]

Sikkim to have institute on organic farming

The agriculture ministry on Wednesday approved setting up of National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) in Gangtok, Sikkim, to extend research and technological support to organic farming systems in the country.  “The institute will undertake basic, strategic and adaptive research on efficient, economically viable and environmentally sustainable organic farming systems for improving productivity and quality […]

UGC lets deemed private universities have 6 off-centre campuses

Barely three months after the University Grants Commission (UGC) issued notice to 10 deemed universities, including prestigious ones like the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, for having off-centre campuses without clearance, it has amended its regulation allowing private deemed universities to have six off-campuses. In case of government-established and managed deemed universities, the UGC’s ceiling […]

UGC lets deemed private universities have 6 off-centre campuses

Barely three months after the University Grants Commission (UGC) issued notice to 10 deemed universities, including prestigious ones like the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, for having off-centre campuses without clearance, it has amended its regulation allowing private deemed universities to have six off-campuses. In case of government-established and managed deemed universities, the UGC’s ceiling […]

Biometric attendance for Allahabad University students

For the first time at Allahabad University, attendance of students would be registered through biometric attendance machine. One such machine has been installed at the department of Botany on an experimental basis. The machine will register the attendance of BSc-I students of the department.  The machine started functioning at the department on Sunday wherein the […]