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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


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


MP CM: Govt will bear fee of U-G students

Bhopal, June 29 -- Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the Government has taken the responsibility of children's bright future. Dreams of talented children will not fade away. The State Government will bear the fee of under-graduate level courses of the students.

He was addressing the meritorious students encouragement programme at Lal Parade ground on Wednesday. He also administered a pledge to the students for respect towards elders... Read More


Haryana Govt to re-engage retired teachers

Chandigarh, June 29 -- Faced with an acute shortage of teachers in the schools, Haryana Government has decided to re-engage retired teachers in the state.

At present, the education system is suffering due to the shortage of about 22,000 teachers including 15,000 Post Graduate Teachers and 7,000 Trained Graduate Teachers in Haryana schools. However, the State Government hoped that about 5,000 retired teaches would be engaged in the government sch... Read More


Document paints gloomy picture of education scenario

Chandigarh, June 29 -- While Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has boasted about bringing reforms in the education sector during more than half of his five years tenure, Haryana Vision Document 2030 prepared by his Government paints a picture of lacklustre education system in the State.

The Vision Document, released by the Chief Minister, has pointed out absence of a well-defined curriculum in pre-primary schools, poor learning outcomes in elem... Read More


Villagers living on the edge: Snakes, crocs invade people's homes after heavy rain

Haridwar, June 29 -- As the rains are spawning landslides in the mountains they are in the plains bringing in their wake not just the problem of water logging but the scare of snakes and crocodiles stealing their ways into the villages. The people of Kangri village were scared as they saw a five-feet long snake having strayed into the house of a villager on Wednesday. The villagers killed it with sticks after which it was thrown in the Ganga. Mon... Read More


Striking right balance for GST roll-out

India, June 29 -- Goods and Services Tax in its present form is not the end. It's a beginning of genuine future reforms. One hopes the dream of 'one economic India' will come true eventually

India's internal trade gross domestic product (GDP) ratio, at about 54 per cent, is comparable to that in other large countries. India has, for nearly 70 years, affirmed and re-affirmed the political "idea of India", is de facto and de jure one economic Indi... Read More


Containing raging fire in Hills

India, June 29 -- The ongoing violent agitation in parts of West Bengal is the result of political mismanagement for decades, of the issues raised by the Gorkha people there

Let us for a moment keep aside the issue of the creation of a separate Gorkhaland State demanded by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which has been spearheading a bandh in the Darjeeling Hills for long now. This is not to say that the demand must altogether be debunked. Nor... Read More


Time to swim across sea of problems

India, June 29 -- Rising sea levels have now become a global problem. To this point, India must set the global pace in cutting down on emissions in order to reduce the happenin. It can do so by initiating control on the production of four pollutants: Black carbon, methane, ozone and hydrofluorocarbons

The rapid growth in carbon emissions is increasingly contributing to the rising level of the oceans. Climate change manifesting itself in the form... Read More