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Shemilt appointed VP, Sommet Education

New Delhi, Jan. 23 -- Pete Shemilt has been appointed as Vice-President (Marketing and Enrolment) of Sommet Education, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.

He will be based in London, United Kingdom.

In his new role, Pete Shemilt will be responsible for providing overall leadership and expertise to the international marketing and enrolment teams of Sommet Education, ensuring the institutions' growth and brand awareness across markets.

"Sommet Educati... Read More


Tagore's Memorial Auditorium in Colombo

New Delhi, July 25 -- India laid foundation stone for Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium in the University of Ruhuna, Matara, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.

The foundation stone was laid by YK Sinha, High Commissioner of India on July 21, 2016.

As part of its development partnership with Sri Lanka in the field of higher education, the Government of India is undertaking a project to set up the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium in the U... Read More


Tagore House wins Oak Grove Inter House Dramatics Competition with 'Kabuliwala'

Mussoorie, April 18 -- Inter House Dramatics of Oak Grove School was held under the roof of the school auditorium. Tagore House staged 'Kabuliwala', based on the famous story by Rabindranath Tagore. The play mesmerised the audience. Patel, Shivaji and Ashoka Houses performed 'Baal Majduri', 'Aladad Khan' and 'Daroga Ji Chori Ho Gaayi', respectively.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Principal JP Pandey. The event began with the school song by th... Read More


Die shouldn' t be caste, say students

Allahabad, Feb. 21 -- The warmth of the sun on a late winter afternoon almost matched the heat of the political debate on a lush green lawn of Allahabad Central University.

Young minds dissected a range of old and new poll issues at Campus Adda conducted by Hindustan Times. Allahabad goes to poll in the fourth phase of the seven-phase Uttar Pradesh assembly election on February 23.

Their wel lthought-out views were not surprising. After all, Al... Read More


Class 12 English paper goes viral on WhatsApp

Ranchi, Feb. 21 -- Pictures of class 12 English question paper in the ongoing Jharkhand board exams reportedly went viral on WhatsApp, hardly 30 minutes after the exams began on Monday, raising concerns over the use of tech gadgets and mobile phones by students taking the exams.

The pictures, possibly clicked by one of the students, were leaked on the android messaging application from an examination centre in Palamu district, a Ranchi student w... Read More


Missing Najeeb's mother makes emotional speech at Patna rally

Patna, Feb. 21 -- There was a pin drop silence and many teary eyes at the Ram Naresh Ram ground here as Fatima Nafees spoke about the trauma under which she had been living since her son Nejeeb Ahmed went missing from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus on October 15, last year.

"My son was first beaten up and then abducted from the JNU hostel allegedly by a group of ABVP activists. He pleaded for help. But neither the hostel warden nor th... Read More


BAU for FIR against ex-VC over 'job scam'

Bhagalpur, Feb. 21 -- The Bihar Agriculture University (BAU) at Sabour in Bihar's Bhagalpur district has initiated the process for lodging an FIR against former vice chancellor ML Choudhary over alleged irregularities in appointment of 161 assistant professorscum-junior scientists in 2012.

Incumbent VC Ajoy Kumar Singh said a formal request for lodging the FIR against Choudhary was made to Sabour police station on Monday. Choudhary is a JD(U) ML... Read More


Doctors' retirement age up in Jharkhand

Dhanbad, Feb. 21 -- Jharkhand government has decided to enhance retirement age of medical officers and teachers from 65 to 67 to meet immediate requirement of personnel in hospitals and medical colleges of the state,Health minister Ramchandra Chandravanshi told media persons on Monday, since hospitals and medical colleges of state are reeling under acute shortage of doctors as well as faculty members, retirement age is being extended by two years... Read More


LNMU admn likely to review decisions taken by ex-VC

Darbhanga, Feb. 21 -- The LN Mithila University (LNMU) administration is likely to constitute a high-level committee to review some 'arbitrary decisions' allegedly taken during the tenure of former vice chancellor (VC) Saket Kushwaha. The tenure of Kushwaha had ended on February 4.

Addressing a delegation of Abhibhawak Manch, the incumbent VC Raj Kishore Jha assured them to make all out effort to put a system for academics and students along wit... Read More


'Finishing school' in Udaipur to make students industry ready

Jaipur, Feb. 21 -- Mohanlal Sukhadia University (MSU), Udaipur, is planning to start a finishing school to inculcate soft skills among its students.

The finishing school will offer a 90-day intensive course, which will develop the students' personality, communication skill and acquaint them with the industry and its work culture, said the university vice-chancellor prof JP Sharma.

The structure and syllabus of the course is being chalked out an... Read More