3 Students from each state and UT will be selected for ISRO programme : Dr Sivan New Delhi : The launch window for Chandravaan-2 is March 25 - April 30 this year, said Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Dr K Sivan, while addressing a press conference here today. He said that ISRO has planned 32 missions this year. Elaborating on the priority areas of ISRO, the Chairman said that these include Gaganyaan project, reaching out to students, outreach programmes, planned missions of this year and Vikram Sarabhai Centenary celebrations. Elaborating on the outreach programmes, Dr Sivan said that this year ISRO has initiated ‘Samvad with students’ programme where ISRO chairman meets the students during his outstation visits and address their queries and quench the scientific
Mumbai: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC)in Mumbai on 19th January . The state-of-the-art Museum, built at a cost of Rs. 140.61 crore,aims to take its visitors through an absorbing journey of over a century of Indian cinema in a story telling mode with the help of visuals, graphics, artifacts, interactive exhibits and multimedia expositions. The creation of the Museum has been guided by the Museum Advisory Committee headed by Shri ShyamBenegal. An innovation Committee headed by Shri Prasoon Joshi was also constituted to provide an upgrade to NMIC. The Museum is housed in two buildings – the New Museum Building and the 19thcentury historic palace Gulshan Mahal – in the Films Division campus in Mumbai. The New Museum Building ha
Discussion was organized by Publications Division at World Book Fair Ten books released by Publications Division at World Book Fair NEW DELHI : Publications Division, Ministry of I&B is participating in the New Delhi World Book Fair being organized at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 5th to 13th January, 2019. The Division today organised a discussion on ‘Children’s Literature and Young Readers Trapped in Electronic Gadgets’ at the World Book Fair. The discussion highlighted the importance of books and their impact on children who in today’s times are often found preoccupied in the world of modern day gadgets. A key point highlighted in the discussion was that while technology limits a child’s imagination by presenting a fixed set of images, books magnify the child’s imagination
Union Minister for HRD Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 27th edition World Book Fair 2019 Prosperity of life lies in the books not in the money : Prakash Javadekar NEW DELHI : Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 27th edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi today. While speaking on the occasion Shri Javadekar said that Books and culture complement each other. Despite the growing digitalization, the demand for books has not decreased. The culture of reading in India is increasing day by day. This is the beauty of Indian culture, Shri Javadekar added. He further said that one’s life becomes prosper because of books and not because of money because since books are most precious of all. Welcoming Sharjah - the Gue
NEW DELHI : University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of 24 fake Universities, which are available on its website www.ugc.ac.in. In addition, UGC issues public notice against the unrecognized status of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), New Delhi and illegal status of Bio-Chemic Education Grant Commission, Nadia, West Bengal. Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP is also not recognized by the UGC under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. This information was given by the Minister of State (HRD), Dr. Satya Pal Singh today in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question. No fake Universities have been identified in the State of Rajasthan. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur has been identified as fake University in the state of Maharashtra. In ...
NEW DELHI : Around 100 youth with disabilities (visual disability, hearing disability, locomotor disability and intellectual disability/developmental disorder) from 18 countries namely, India, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mongolia, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Korea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, UK and UAE are participating in the “Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018” here today. This three day event was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar yesterday. It event is organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in association with Rehabilitation International Korea and their associated partner L
The Exam of All India standard is to be Conducted in Two Shifts More than one Lakh Students Appearing Guru gram/Farrukhabad : The exam of first shift of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna begain in all three centers of Guru gram district today at 9.30 am. More than one lakh students are appearing for two shifts in all over India where in BM group of Institutions sutuated at Farrukhnagar , Gurugram, 74 students of first shift exam entered into the exam centre just in time as scheduled . The list of exam centres for KVPY was announced by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in the second week of October this year. The online exam being held today in two shifts across 99 cities in India including BM Group of institutions Farrukhnagar, Gurugram. Although it is situated in the rural are...
NeDelhi: Indian Railways has published the results of first stage Computer Based Tets (CBT) held for recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians, on 02nd November, 2018. 5,88,605 candidates have qualified in the first stage to appear for the second stage examination. The first stage examinations were held from 09thAugust, 2018 to 04th September, 2018, in which a total of over 36 lakh (36,47,541) candidates appeared. The examinations were held online in 440 centres spread over the country. Indian Railways have advertised 64,371 posts for recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians. Candidates who appeared in the Computer Based Tests and indicated the RRB of their choice can view their individual score by logging in through the link provided in the official website of the...
Dharmendra Pradhan lays the Foundation stone for permanent campus for National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) for Women in Mohali Launched India’s first in-phone guide and mobile application “Go whatsThat” in Chandigarh Mohali : The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development &Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan, laid the foundation stone for permanent campus of National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) for Women at Mohali, Punjab today. This is the first NSTI Institute for Punjab and only one of its kind in India which is exclusively for women. The Minister also launched a unique Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) which would admit differently abled persons as well, also a first of its kind in India at Mohali. The Institute is presently operating out
Workshop on Skill Development in Port and Maritime Sector Ist phase, Training for 2028 Students, 1917 have been Trained and 1128 have been Placed 92 Students are under Training in Odisha NEW DELHI : Ministry of Shipping in association with Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gramin Kaushal Yojana (DDU-GKY), Ministry of Rural Development conducted a one-day workshop on “Skill Development in the Port and Maritime Sector” in New Delhi today. The workshop was inaugurated by Secretary (Shipping) Sh. Gopal Krishna and Sh. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament from Andaman and Nicobar. Speaking on the occasion Secretary, Shipping said, Skill Development in the Port & Maritime sector is an opportunity to improve India’s coastal areas, usher in port led prosperity and provide the world with skilled yout