Rakesh Aggarwal takes over as new JIPMER director

Dr Rakesh Aggarwal has assumed charge as the new director of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry on January 1, 2019. He has taken over Dr S Vivekanandan. Aggarwal earlier worked at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow in 1991 as a faculty member in Gastroenterology. Aggarwal conferred his MBBS and MD Read More

Dharmendra Pradhan Exhorts Child Scientists To Find Solutions To Nation’s Problems

Dharmendra Pradhan Exhorts Child Scientists To Find Solutions To Nation’s Problems Young minds must make use of evolving technology to find solutions to India’s complex problems including climate change and energy needs, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said. Noting that India spends huge money to pay its energy import bill as the country happens to Read More

Flashback 2018: From CBSE paper leak to Institute of Eminence, education news that made headlines this year

Express Rewind:  While Emraan Hashmi is all set to expose the examination scams in his latest flick Cheat India, there were many paper leaks happened this year which shocked the nation. From the CBSE Class 12 Economics exam paper leak to alleged leak of Staff Selection Commission’s (SSC) CGL 2017 exam. The probe is on in these Read More

Students Should Spend 50 Per Cent Of Schooling Hours Outside Classrooms

“School curriculum should be oriented to make students think rationally, independently, express cogently” Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that students should spend 50 per cent of their schooling hours outside classrooms and that sports education should be accorded greater importance by educationists and parents. Addressing students of Jubilee Hills Public School on Read More

SAC nod to Leh university triggers protests, demand for separate varsity in Kargil

Students and political parties have demanded a separate university in Kargil district after Governor Satya Pal Malik-led State Administrative Council approved a cluster university in Leh district, triggering protests. Malik has assured students and other groups that they will not be neglected as the university offices will be equally divided between Leh and Kargil. However, the Read More

Storytelling Festival For Differently-Abled Children At Bhubaneswar

Storytelling Festival For Differently-Abled Children At Bhubaneswar An international storytelling festival “BhuFeSto” was organised for the differently-abled children in Bhubaneswar on Monday where special storytelling sessions for children with visual and hearing disabilities was organised. Ramayana was performed in form of musical storytelling by artist Deepa Kiran with a twist while children enjoyed the musical Read More