CM Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government will start an anti-tobacco drive across all colleges and universities in the state from January 26. While painting anti-smoking slogans, the government would place volunteers near school displaying motivational messages. The recent orders ask every educational institution to place ‘Tobacco-free area’ sign outside the building and ‘Tobacco-Free Educational Institution’ within the premises. Earlier… read-more
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has postponed the last date for submission of thesis by MPhil and PhD students by six months. The decision was taken due to the long closure of universities during the COVID-19 pandemic. While keeping the 5-year tenure of fellowship for PhD and MPhil intact, the students have been allowed to submit thesis till June 30. Earlier, the commission had given the relaxations till December 31.
Courtesy: The New Indian Express
In an attempt to promote Indian languages, the Centre has proposed to set up Bharatiya Bhasha Vishwavidyalaya (BBV) and Indian Institute of Translation and Interpretation (IITI). For this, the government has constituted an eleven-member panel as well. The panel is tasked to chalk-out the blueprint, based on which the proposed BBV and IITI would function. It will also suggest ways for easy conversion of Mysuru's Central Institute of Indian… read-more
Courtesy: Hindustan Times