Attestation facility for job seekers to start at Mumbai RPO

Mumbai: The facility of attestation/ apostille of educational and other relevant documents of job seekers would be made available at the Regional Passport Office (RPO) here after Ministry of External Affair’s decision to decentralise the process. Regional Passport Officer, Mumbai, Swati Kulkarni said the process will come into force from October 13. “The MEA has Read More

Benefits of Acetyl L Carnitine Arginate

Acetyl L-carnitine arginate or ALCAR is one of the essential amino acids present in our body. It produces energy, builds protein, supports functioning of the heart and brain and makes muscle movement better. Additionally, it is also a strong antioxidant and comes with neuro-protective properties, which prevent brain cells from deterioration. Consuming a supplement of Read More

In a year, Maharashtra jumped from 15th to 3rd place in terms of quality of education

Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said Maharashtra, which has been “languishing at either 14th or 15th place in terms of quality of education”, has moved to the third place in the last one year. He also announced that a Board of Studies would be set up for ‘divyang’ (differently-abled) students in the state. “For the Read More

Centre, states to discuss NEP, no detention policy at CABE

New Delhi: The provision of no detention, a new education policy and “mainstreaming out” of school children are the key issues that state governments and Centre will discuss in the high-profile Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) meet scheduled on October 25.One of the key issues that will be discussed at the meeting of CABE, Read More

Prakash Javadekar pledges to ‘improve’ quality of higher education

  Prakash Javadekar. (File photo) VARANASI: Pledging to “improve” the quality of higher education in the country during a review meeting with 41 Vice Chancellors of Central Universities, Union Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar today said only nations with great universities will prosper. Javadekar was speaking, while holding a review meeting of Central Universities in Read More

IIM-K offers executive PG programme

CHENNAI: Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode announced its executive postgraduate programme for working professionals in 21 cities across India, through an exclusive partnership with Times Centre for Learning’s executive education brand TSW.  It is a two-year part time programme with 700 credits that includes management foundation courses, specialisation electives, capstone courses, functional workshop and simulations. Graduates Read More

Kerala opposition to intensify protest against medical colleges fee hike

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress-led opposition on Monday continued to interrupt proceedings in the Kerala assembly for the sixth consecutive day and decided to intensify its protest against the “indiscriminate” fee hike in private self-financing medical colleges. The opposition asserted that it would not call off the protest until the government rolled back the fee hike. The Read More

FTII proposes up to 600 per cent hike in fees, wants age limit to be fixed at 25

Students who are aspiring for an admission in one year television courses (four specialisations) and one year screenplay writing courses will have to pay Rs 1.65 lakh instead of Rs 48,315. THE administration of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has proposed a hike in fees of various courses offered by the institute. The Read More

CBSE plans big change, its chairman says Class 10 Board exams to be revived from 2018

Patna: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairman Rajesh Chaturvedi on Wednesday said Class 10 board examinations would be revived from next year. Chaturvedi yesterday visited Super 30, a programme of mathematician Anand Kumar for mentoring students from underprivileged sections of the society for IIT. “We will not be able to do it in 2017 Read More