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Naxalbari@50: How RSS is gaining in Left citadel, fuelled by anger over Maoists, Mamata's minority push

India, May 24 -- The memories are faint but the scars run deep.

Exactly 50 years ago , police inspector Sonam Wangdi was killed in Naxalbari in a peasants uprising that quickly snowballed into a conflagration singing large swathes of India and killing hundreds. Wangi was the first casualty of what is now known the world over as the Naxal movement.

But Lhadom Wangdi, the policeman's widow, says all the deaths including that of her husband were i... Read More


Naxalbari@50: How RSS is spreading in Left citadel, fuelled by anger over Maoist revolt

India, May 24 -- The memories are faint but the scars run deep.

Exactly 50 years ago , police inspector Sonam Wangdi was killed in Naxalbari in a peasants uprising that quickly snowballed into a conflagration singing large swathes of India and killing hundreds. Wangi was the first casualty of what is now known the world over as the Naxal movement.

But Lhadom Wangdi, the policeman's widow, says all the deaths including that of her husband were i... Read More


'Career counsellors help kids choose the right path'

NEW DELHI, May 24 -- "Career counsellors should be able to suggest alternative career options for school and college students keeping in mind these developments-to avoid putting square pegs in round holes," says Pervin Malhotra, director of Career Guidance India (CARING), an agency for career counselling and expert guidance on courses, careers and admission choices.

"The most important role of a career counsellor is to be able to assess the stud... Read More


Nigerian govt will not use imported materials in housing schemes - Fashola

Nigeria, May 24 -- The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the Nigerian government would not use imported materials in its housing schemes.

Mr. Fashola said this at the Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT, Conference, held at the Exchange House in Lagos on Tuesday.

Represented by a former finance commissioner in Lagos State, Ayo Gbeleyi, the minister said the decision was part of the government's efforts to h... Read More


AISECT collaborates with the Jharkhand Skill Development Mission to empower the youth of the State with skills based vocational education

Ranchi, May 24 -- AISECT, which is India's leading Social Enterprise functioning in the skill development space, has partnered with the Jharkhand Skill Development Mission (JSDM) as a leading Training Service Provider (TSP) for the execution of their ambitious project 'Saksham Jharkhand Kaushal Vikas Yojana'. The scheme aims to provide quality skills training that is aligned with the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) and responsive t... Read More


Girls have chance to change their lives

Midrand, May 24 -- Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day tomorrow celebrates its 15th anniversary on global Africa Day this year. Cell C regional offices around the country will host pupils from their provinces. In Cape Town Cell C staffers will host 40 girls from Belgravia High School and careers in financial areas will be under discussion with guest speaker Miss South Africa 2017 first princess, Ade van Heerden. In Durban pupils from Southlands ... Read More


CCE organizes farewell party

JAMMU, May 24 -- The students of 2nd Semester of Chenab College of Education, B.Ed. College gave a warm send off to the students of 4th semester. The farewell party was celebrated in College premises. R.S. Chib was the resource person on the occasion. The program started with lightening of lamp by the Chief Guest. Thereafter there was a spate of dance, music, games and laughter as the host impressed with showcasing of their vast repository skill.... Read More


Develop skilled manpower

India, May 24 -- Skill development training, if delivered in a well-defined manner, can help bring the much needed talent to industry, says Narendra Kumar Shyamsukha

On one hand, India has a large number of educated unemployed youth, and on the other, the industry is short of skilled professionals. One of the biggest challenges HR managers face today, is finding candidates and match them with the right skillsets. Being qualified is one thing, be... Read More


GM Dulhasti Power Station inaugurates Skill Development Training Centre

Kishtwar, May 23 -- NHPC has signed MOU with National Skill Development Corporation for providing employment oriented training to local youth in different locations of NHPC. Orion Edutech Pvt. Ltd. has been assigned to impart skill development training in Kishtwar area.

PK Langer, General Manager, Dulhasti Power Station inaugurated the training centre at Kishtwar, being setup by the training partner. While inaugurating and addressing the partici... Read More


Festac Town: Lagos cultural town turns football nursery

Nigeria, May 23 -- While Festac Town in Lagos is notorious for social vices like prostitution and internet fraud, a brighter side to the community is now emerging as a nursery for football talents.

The town grew out of quarters built by the Nigerian government for participants at the Second World African Festival of Arts and Culture in 1977.

Decades after, the sprawling community that is one of the few infrastructural relics of the cultural eve... Read More