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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


BML Munjal University, the new hub for aspiring engineers from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

New Delhi, Sept. 7 -- BML Munjal University (BMU), founded by The Hero Group, and located in Gurugram (National Capital Region of Delhi) has emerged as the new hub for aspiring engineers from the South. Prof. B S Satyanarayana, Vice Chancellor, BMU and senior staff members of the University were in Hyderabad on 7th April 2017 to strengthen this growing relationship by interacting with media persons and parents of students who hail from the city. ... Read More


The ideological war is now between up and down

Bangladesh, Aug. 20 -- In an article on tranhumanism, published in the July 31, 2017 issue of The Conversation UK, Alexander Thomas, a PhD candidate in the University of East London, portrays a dystopian spectacle for the future generation. He describes transhumanism as "the idea that humans should transcend their current natural state and limitations through the use of technology - that we should embrace self-directed human evolution. If the his... Read More


The Sub-continent 70 years after Partition

Bangladesh, Aug. 20 -- Gopal Kirshna Gokhale had stated that "Jinnah had true stuff in him and that freedom from all sectarian prejudice which will make him the best ambassador of Hindu-Muslim prejudice." Sarojini Naidu thought the same about him and even Jawaharlal Nehru said in 1936 that Jinnah had been "largely responsible in the past for bringing the Moslem League nearer to the Congress." Yet thanks to Indian and British historians and Indian... Read More


Revisiting history via popular culture

New Delhi, Aug. 20 -- From actors Dev Anand to Shah Rukh Khan and dancer Uday Shankar to musician Ali Akbar Khan - there are brief introductions to almost everyone who has played a part in making the history of India. So, if you thought history books are boring, pick up India at 70 - which has 71 chapters chronicling the 70 years of Indian independence. "It took me about a year to put it together," says author Roshen Dalal. She struggled to incor... Read More


Society organises workshop to create awareness on autism

JAIPUR, Aug. 20 -- City-based Research Education and Audiological Development Society (READS) organised a workshop on autism on Saturday.

READS director Dr Ganga R Singh said that READS runs BEd and diploma in special education for hearing and speech impaired.

There are 35 speech and hearing impaired children in her institution who undergo the training.

Special educators like Dr Suraj Singh from UAE and Kulwant Singh from Delhi delivered lectu... Read More


NO ONE PARTIES LIKE KNC

New Delhi, Aug. 20 -- Not many colleges can match the energy and excitement of Kamala Nehru College when it comes to hosting the biggest freshers party - HT City Fresh on Campus.

This year's celebration kicked off with this Delhi University college where 30 divas walked the ramp, showcasing the best of their talents and giving witty answers to the questions judges threw at them. Impressing everyone with her dance moves and electric smile was Sun... Read More


IT HAPPENED IN TEZPUR

NEW DELHI, Aug. 20 -- Most of us look at personal experience and the history contained in books as separate things. It is only with time and effort that one sees how the threads of individual lives go on to weave a larger picture. In November 1962, with the Indian army in retreat from the Kameng sector of what is now Arunachal Pradesh (then North East Frontier Agency, or NEFA), panic spread through the small town of Tezpur in Assam - the nearest ... Read More


2 TEEN GIRLS DIE IN MOGA ACCIDENT

Moga, Aug. 20 -- Two 14-year-old girls were killed after the scooter they were riding was hit by an unidentified vehicle at Nihal Singh Wala on Saturday. The incident took place when both were on the way to tuition class. Mehakjot Kaur and Amarjot Kaur, both residents of Ransih Khurd village, were students of Class 9 in the same school. Assistant sub-inspector Faili Singh said the girls died on the spot. A case under Sections 304-A (causing death... Read More


IGNOU nod for study centre at Rae Bareli jail

Rae Bareli, Aug. 20 -- A study centre for Rae Bareli district jail has been sanctioned by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). The initiative for setting an IGNOU study centre in Rae Bareli district jail was taken up by district legal service authority in April 2017. Secretary of DLSA, Abhishek Upadhyay told Hindustan Times the centre would a first of its kind for the 500 jail inmates. He further added any inmate who is interested in p... Read More