Assam: HSLC, high madrassa 2018 exams to be held from 3rd week of Feb

Assam: HSLC, high madrassa 2018 exams to be held from 3rd week of Feb

GUWAHATI, December 22, 2017: The High Madrassa and HSLC examination will be held from the 3rd week of February 2018. The practical examinations for 12 subjects will be held from 22nd to 25th January 2018. Students who will be appearing for the examinations will receive their admit cards before Magh Bihu 2018. A total number of […]

The Origin and Ancient Migrations of the Khasi People: Genetics Tells the Story

The Origin and Ancient Migrations of the Khasi People: Genetics Tells the Story

The greatest history book ever written is the one hidden in our DNA. Spencer Wells, Director, Genographic Project, National Geographic Society India has a population of 1.2 billion, of which the tribal population of the country, as per the 2011 census, is 104.3 million, constituting 8.6% of the total population. Broadly, Scheduled Tribes inhabit two […]

Arunachal Pradesh: Come 2019, Assamese to be introduced as third language in schools

Arunachal Pradesh: Come 2019, Assamese to be introduced as third language in schools

ITANAGAR, December 21, 2017: Arunachal Pradesh is planning to introduce Assamese language in schools from next year as third language. During a meeting, CM Pema Khandu made an assurance on Tuesday with an eight-member delegation of Assam Sahitya Sabha in Itanagar. The Sabha in a statement said, “The chief minister assured us that he will […]

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission to re-conduct combined prelims following complaints

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission to re-conduct combined prelims following complaints

ITANAGAR, December 19, 2017: The Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has decided to re-conduct the combined competitive preliminary exams following protests over anomalies in question papers of the optional subjects, an official release said. The exam, conducted last month, ran into controversy after candidates accused the commission of providing erroneous question papers and setting […]

EDUCATION | Assam publishers to launch four-day strike against free distribution of textbooks

EDUCATION | Assam publishers to launch four-day strike against free distribution of textbooks

Guwahati, December 19, 2017: The Assam Publishers and Book Sellers Association on Monday announced a four-day statewide strike against free distribution of textbooks starting on Wednesday. More than three lakh booksellers, wholesalers and publishers will be affected by the decision to provide free textbooks to the government run-institutions, said Dibrugarh committee president, Srikanta Bharali. He […]

Tripura 10323 teachers issue: Govt considering ways to save jobs of teachers

Tripura 10323 teachers issue: Govt considering ways to save jobs of teachers

Agartala, December 8, 2017: According to a Supreme Court verdict, education minister Tapan Chakraborty said, the government is considering ways to save the job of 10,323 graduates, post-graduate and under-graduate teachers in Tripura who are facing termination after December 31. After December 31, a representative body of 10,323 teachers will be facing termination in Tripura. […]

Nagaland, the most shirk state: N. Thomas Lotha

Nagaland, the most shirk state: N. Thomas Lotha

KOHIMA, December 7, 2017: N. Thomas Lotha, Parliamentary Secretary for Technical Education & chairman SCTE, while lamenting the poor facilities and infrastructures in the state, termed “Nagaland as one of the most neglected states where there was not even a single Engineering College”. Directorate of technical education Nagaland, in a press release informed that the […]