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Odisha Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for the proposed Odia University

Satyabadi:9/10/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the proposed Odia University at Bakula Bana in Sakhigopal under Satyabadi block of Puri district. The varsity would offer post graduate courses in Odia language and literature. It would also facilitate research activities on literary criticism, evolution of East Indian language scripts, historical scripts, archaeology and translation into ...

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Course on ‘Appreciation of Song Picturisation in Indian Cinema’ begins at FTII

Mumbai:6/10/18:With 94 participants from 11 states in attendance, a unique 2-day Course on ‘Appreciation of Song Picturisation in Indian Cinema’ began at Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) today. The participants (74 men,20 women) of this hail from the following  states: 1) Maharashtra :: Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, Nasik, Nagpur, Solapur, and Parbhani. 2) Gujarat :: Ahmedabad and Surat 3) New Delhi ...

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Education is an instrument of social transformation:Vice President of India

Hyderabad:4/10/18:The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that education is an instrument of social transformation adding that it forms the foundation for empowering women, especially in a country like India. Delivering the Convocation address at the University College for Women in Hyderabad today, he said that no country can make progress if women lag behind. Educating ...

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College and universities students filing the nomination papers for the Students’ Union Elections

Bhubaneswar:3/10/18: College and universities here were abuzz with activities on Wednesday with students filing the nomination papers for the Students’ Union Elections slated for October 11. The candidates began filing papers from 9 am and the process concluded at 12 pm. The list of the valid candidates will be published the following day. The ‘What I Stand For’ meeting will ...

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Students’ union elections have been cancelled at seven educational institutions

Bhubaneswar: 1/10/18:The students’ union elections have been cancelled at seven educational institutions, including five colleges and two universities in Odisha as incidents of pre-poll violence kept the campuses across the State on the boil on Monday. Following student unrest on its campuses, Ravenshaw University in Cuttack and Sambalpur University cancelled the polls. Students’ union elections Similarly, the polls were also ...

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Dikshya Gupta hails from Balasore has been selected for a nine-day tour to NASA

Balasore:30/9/18: A teenage girl from Odisha has been selected for a nine-day tour to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The girl named Dikshya Gupta hails from Balasore district. Dikshya will leave for NASA on November 8. She will attend International Space Science Conference to be organised by NASA in November. Reportedly, Dikshya, a student of St Vincent’s Convent School ...

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Three educational institutions of Odisha have found place in the ‘Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019’

Bhubaneswar:28/9/18: Three educational institutions of Odisha, IIT Bhubaneswar, NIT-Rourkela and KIIT University have found place in the ‘Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019’. According to the THE World University Rankings, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar has been bracketed at 601-800 among 1,258 best institutions worldwide. Within India, IIT Bhubaneswar ranks 10th along with few other institutions among ...

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Students’ union elections in colleges across Odisha will be held on October 11 from 8 am to 2 pm

Bhubaneswar:28/9/18: The Higher Education Department today announced the schedule for students’ union elections in colleges across Odisha. As per a notification of the department, the polling will be held on October 11 from 8 am to 2 pm. While counting of votes will take place in the afternoon, the results will be declared by evening. Candidates can file their nomination ...

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Valedictory Session of Assistant Secretaries: IAS Officers of 2016 batch make presentations to PM

Newdelhi:27/9/18:As part of their Valedictory Session as Assistant Secretaries, IAS officers of the 2016 batch today made presentations before the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi. 8 selected presentations were made by the officers, on themes such as raising farm incomes, soil health cards, grievance redressal, citizen-centric services, power sector reform, tourist facilitation, e-auctions, and smart urban development solutions. Speaking on the occasion, ...

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Odisha Higher Education department is planning to changing the existing syllabus

Bhubaneswar:20/9/18; with a view   to  improve quality of education in degree colleges, the Higher Education department is planning to implement new curriculum changing the existing syllabus from next academic session. Sources close to the development said that a new draft on syllabus has been prepared and sent to the experts committee. After reviewing the draft, the Higher Education department is ...

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