UGC may allow pursuing multiple degrees simultaneously

New Delhi, Jul 21: Students might soon be able to pursue multiple degrees simultaneously from different universities or the same university, with the University Grants Commission (UGC) studying the feasibility of the idea. The UGC has set up a panel headed by its Vice Chairman Bhushan Patwardhan to examine the issue of pursuing two degree […]

Sheila Dikshit cremated, hundreds pay tribute

New Delhi, Jul 21: The mortal remains of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit were consigned to flames on Sunday, with colleagues, Congress workers and admirers braving heavy rains and gusty winds bid her final farewell. The 81-year-old Congress veteran, who died on Saturday due to cardiac arrest, was cremated with full state honours at […]

Chandrayaan-2 all set for second lunar mission tomorrow

New Delhi, Jul 21: The stage is set for India’s second lunar mission, when Chandrayaan- 2, carrying an Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan), take to skies tomorrow from the SHAR Range at Sriharikota, commencing its 3.844 lakh km, month long journey for a soft landing on the Moon’s South Pole. Weighing 3,850 kg, the […]

Naropa Fellowship announces admission for its second batch

New Delhi, Jul 19: The Naropa Fellowship programme has announced admission for its second batch, with the intent to continue fostering entrepreneurial skills in youth from the Himalayan belt. The first cohort of 52 Fellows are all set to graduate on August 25 and the admissions for the second batch have already commenced. The Naropa […]

Prominent fiction writer Hari Krishan Kaul remembered

Sahitya Akademi organises event in New Delhi New Delhi, Jul 19: A literary event was organised on Friday by Sahitya Akademi at Rabindra Bhawan, New Delhi to deliberate upon the valuable contribution of late Hari Krishan Kaul and towards Kashmiri language and literature. In this literary symposium, distinguished scholars and writers of Kashmiri language, discussed […]

PCI invites entries for national awards for excellence in journalism

New Delhi, Jul 12: The Press Council of India has invited entries for National Awards for Excellence in Journalism to honour those excelling in print journalism. The awards, carrying cash prize and citation, will be given in eight categories. The last date for entries is August 30. The awards have been instituted to recognise outstanding […]

DGP Prisons visits Tihar Jail, discusses correctional programs

New Delhi, Jul 8: Director General of Police, (Prisons), V K Singh today visited Tihar Jail, New Delhi to get acquainted with the best practices followed in the Prison. Singh called on Director General Tihar, Ajay Kashyap, during which various aspects of prison management were discussed. They also discussed the salient features of newly adopted […]

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