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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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Odisha government decided to set up the proposed Odia University at “Bakula Bana”in Sakhigopal

Bhubaneswar:17/918: The Odisha government today decided to set up the proposed Odia University at “Bakula Bana” (bakul forest) in Sakhigopal of Puri district. A decision in this regard was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the state Secretariat here on Monday. The chief minister has directed Puri Collector to expedite necessary procedures for the ...

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FTII announces weekend film course in Mumbai

Mumbai:17/9/18:A unique course on ‘Appreciation of Song Picturisation in Indian Cinema’ by Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be held in Mumbai during September 29-30, 2018. The course will be conducted in Somaiya College, Vidyavihar. “Songs have been an integral part of our films right from our first talkie, ALAM ARA (1931). We have music in our blood ...

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S.C.B Medical College & Hospital get approval for increased intake 250 seat in MBBS

Cuttack:15/9/18: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has accorded its seal of approval for increased intake of MBBS degree courses in Odisha’s premiere S.C.B Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack. The MCI, the medical regulator, in a letter addressed today to secretary, union health and family welfare ministry called upon the ministry for issuance of notification for increased intake of students. ...

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Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launches National Scholarship Portal Mobile App

Newdelhi:13/9/18:Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched the country’s first “National Scholarship Portal Mobile App” (NSP Mobile App) here today.Speaking on the occasion, Shri Naqvi said that this “National Scholarship Portal Mobile App” will ensure a smooth, accessible and hassle-free scholarship system for students from poor and weaker sections. He said that all the scholarships are being given ...

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