Bar Council Of India Approves Allows Foreign Law Practice In India
In a significant decision, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has opened law practice in India to foreign lawyers and law firms. The BCI, which had earlier opposed the move, notified on Monday the Rules for Registration and Regulation of Foreign Lawyers and Foreign Law Firms in India, 2022.A foreign lawyer registered under rules shall be entitled to practice law in India in non-litigious matters only…”
Tags: Bar Council of India, Foreign Lawyers, Education, Legal News, India
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Sonu Sood Announces Rs 1 Crores Towards Cybersecurity Initiative
Actor Sonu Sood's NGO has announced the launch of the "Mera Bharat, Surakshit Bharat Initiative" in association with EC-Council, the world’s largest cybersecurity certification body. On February 1, the Bollywood actor said, he has pledged an amount of Rs 1 crores for the cybersecurity initiative. "Our country is facing a significant resource crisis in cybersecurity, and I am proud to be a part of the solution," said Sood.
Tags: Sonu Sood, cybersecurity, Technology, Indian Actor, Education
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Hijab Ban At Educational Institutions Will Remain In Place, Says Education Minister
In the latest development of the Karnataka Hijab Row, the Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh said, they will continue with the Hijab ban until the Supreme Court verdict. Nagesh said, "The Karnataka High Court order will remain valid." Notably, on October 13, the two-bench judge of SC gave a split decision in the Karnataka Hijab Row. Therefore, now the matter has been referred to a larger bench including CJI
Tags: Karnataka Hijab Ban, Supreme Court Verdict, Minister BC Nagesh, Karnataka HC verdict, Education
Courtesy: India TV News
Schools Shut Across Various Districts Of UP Amid Heavy Downpour
Schools have been shut across various districts of Uttar Pradesh following heavy downpour in the northern states of India. The IMD has also issued an alert in the affected areas. According to the IMD, UP recorded an average rainfall of 22.5 mm on October 9, which is 2396% more than the Long Average Period (LAP) for the day. Schools were closed in Lucknow, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Aligarh and other areas.
Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Schools Shut, IMD, Heavy Rain, Education
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
IIM Kashipur Celebrates ‘Hindi Diwas’, Holds Book Exhibition
IIM Kashipur celebrated the occasion of “Hindi Diwas” with a book exhibition on September 14. Hindi Diwas is celebrated across the country every year, to remember the historic occasion of Hindi. The event had a footfall of 200, including students, staff and research scholars. Moreover, about 200 books were put on display. The event gave a “much-needed exposure to the Hindi literature,” said first year MBA student Akila Kundran.
Tags: IIM Kashipur, Hindi Diwas, Hindi Literature, Book Exhibition, Education
Courtesy: Brifly News
Karnataka CM Assures Legislation To Mandate Kannada Language
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said his government is bringing in a legislation to make Kannada "mandatory" in the State. On the Hindi Divas, September 14, Bommai said the announcement, which is expected to be after protest from the locals. Kannada activists have been demanding for many years now for full implementation of Kannada as the administrative language, which is now being considered by BJP-led State Government.
Tags: Kannada language, CM Basavaraj Bommai, karnataka government, legislation, Education
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Delhi Govt School Students Seen Studying In Makeshift Portacabins
A government school in Delhi made its students study in makeshift portacabins despite peaking levels of humidity in the city. An article published in the Times of India revealed the “sorry state” of students, who are seen coming off blue-coloured makeshift cabins. The article further stated that around 40,000 students study in similar environments in the same area. The principal of the school refused to answer any questions, reported ANI. … read-more
Tags: Delhi, Government School, Delhi Climate, Arvind Kejriwal, Education
India Issues Advisory To Indian Students Aspiring To Study In China
The Indian government has issued advisory to those Indian students aspiring to study in Chinese medical schools, as thousands of enrolled students are continued to be stuck at home due to COVID-19. The Chinese visa ban has affected over 23,000 Indian students. So far, the Indian embassy in China has been receiving several queries regarding the admission. Reportedly, only 6,387 students have cleared FMG Examination, out of 40,417 students.
Tags: Indian students, China, colleges in China, Indian Embassy, Education
NEET UG Results Out; Here’s How To Check
The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the results for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in the late evening on September 7. The NEET exam was conducted at 3,570 centres across 497 cities in the country and 14 cities outside the country. Reportedly, over 18 lakh candidates appeared for the exam. The results can be checked on neet.nta.nic.in and… read-more
Tags: NEET, NEET UG, NTA, NEET Results 2022, Education
Parwati Sunar, Nepali Mother Of 2, Begins Attending Same School As Her Son
Parwati Sunar, a Nepali mother of two, starts attending the same school as her son after fleeing at the age of 15. In the country of 29 million people, roughly 57% of women are literate, and Sunar, 27, said she intended to become "literate enough" to run her household. "I feel good to go to school with mum," her son, Resham, remarked. Parwati Sunar cultivates a field in Punarbas, Kanchanpur.
Tags: Nepal, Woman, School, Education, mother
Courtesy: India Today