PhD a necessary criterion for university teachers from 2021

PhD a necessary criterion for university teachers from 2021

NEW DELHI, May 1, 2018: From 2021, a PhD will be a must for teaching at university level , even for assistant professors, which is the entry level designation for instructors in universities, according to a draft policy document seen by Hindustan Times. Teachers will undergo a mandatory, month-long induction programme before starting work and […]

All the students in 150 UP schools flunk board exams

All the students in 150 UP schools flunk board exams

ALLAHABAD, May 1, 2018: At least 150 schools across the state, mostly situated in districts marked as ‘sensitive’, scored perfect zero as none of the students in these institutions cleared either class X or XII examinations conducted by Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board (UPSEB). Following it, board officials are mulling seeking explanation from them. The […]

Rohingya influx to Bangladesh poses security challenge for entire region: Indian envoy

Rohingya influx to Bangladesh poses security challenge for entire region: Indian envoy

IANS | Agartala, April 29, 2018: The Rohingya influx from Myanmar to Bangladesh is a serious common security challenge for the entire region, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Harsh Vardhan Shringla said here. “Rohingya influx from Rakhine state of Myanmar to Bangladesh is a serious and common security challenge not only for Bangladesh but for […]

Religious freedom continued ‘downward trend’ in India in 2017: US report

Religious freedom continued ‘downward trend’ in India in 2017: US report

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2018: Religious freedom conditions continued a “downward trend” in India last year as Hindu-nationalist groups sought to “saffronise” it through violence, intimidation, and harassment of non-Hindus and Hindu Dalits, a US federal government appointed commission has alleged. The US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its latest report has placed India […]

Nagaland: Peace mission conducted at Indo-Myanmar border

Nagaland: Peace mission conducted at Indo-Myanmar border

KOHIMA, April 26, 2018: A combined team from the Naga Public Organization (NPO) and Naga Students’ Organization (NSO) Myanmar conducted a border peace mission in the Indo-Myanmar border area. The peace mission was undertaken in order to highlight the difficulties faced by people living in the Indo-Myanmar border; to press the different entities in the […]