Education

DU receives fewer applications for admission than last year. Here’s why

(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO) The registration process for admissions into undergraduate courses in Delhi University colleges closed on Saturday night. The university has received 2,58,388 applications for the 62,000 available seats. That means, one out of every four students will get a DU seat this year. However, the number of applications this year is fewer than […]

Education

Tripura to hand over 20 government schools to ISKCON

‘Indian Tribal Care Trust’, a wing of ISKCON would run the schools, Nath said, adding the schools are located in remote and tribal areas of the state.(HT file) Tripura government has decided to hand over 20 state-run schools including 13 closed institutions to ISKCON to run them, Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said Friday. The […]

Education

Indian students get cracking at coding early in life

Gone are the days when students in small towns planned to pursue traditional courses like calligraphy art or swimming during their annual summer breaks. These course are now increasingly being replaced by the likes of cybersecurity, professional gaming and different computer languages. While some of them are learning these courses to quench curiosity, others have […]

Education

Rajasthan government to ban online games?

(HT File) The Rajasthan government has formed a committee to analyse if any mobile online games should be banned in the state as two students died as a result of obsessively playing the games. Speaking to IANS, state Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara said, “The state government has taken notice of these incidents where two young […]

Education

Play schools yet to be regulated amid pending registration process

Representative photo In March this year, Takyar had filed an RTI application seeking information about the number of playschools in the district and was informed by the district programme office that not a single playschool in the district was registered. Following the RTI response, he filed a complaint on March 27 at the CM window […]

Education

Homemakers hone government school kids’ English skills

Homemakers being trained by ELT master trainer(HT) Government run schools in west UP are using untapped manpower like homemakers, ex-professionals and others as teachers to help student learn English language. Gautam Budh Nagar basic education department is roping in ex-professionals and homemakers as complimentary resources for the government -un Parishadiya basic schools. “To make it […]

Career

The Key to Having a Long Career in Photography is All About the Body.

There is no way to stay on top of your creative game if your body is falling apart. The wear and tear of shlepping gear up 4 flights of stairs, down alleys and packing, repacking and packing again takes its toll on our bodies. Here’s a few ideas, tips and tricks to help you work […]

Career

Pankaj Advani wins Asian snooker Championship to complete career grand slam in cue sports

New Delhi: India’s ace cueist Pankaj Advani Friday clinched the 35th men’s Asian Snooker Championship to complete a career grand slam in cue sports. Advani conquered the ACBS Asian Snooker events – 6-red (short format) and 15-red (long format) – along with the IBSF World Championships in both formats too. File image of India’s Pankaj Advani. […]

Career

Del Potro fears second knee fracture may end career

Juan Martin del Potro has said he is unsure if he has played the last match of his career after re-fracturing his kneecap during the Queen’s Club Championships. Del Potro’s injury curse struck again on Wednesday as the former US Open champion slipped during his victory over Denis Shapovalov and was forced to pull out of the grass court tournament. […]

Career

Weekly Career Horoscope: June 24 – June 30, 2019

Scorpio, ambition promises to take your sexy quotient up a notch and make you irresistible to money, opportunities and power. On the downside, somebody you’ve been working with could disappoint in multitude of ways. Could this be the end of your association? Only time will tell. Cancerians in business partnerships could face a similar situation. […]