HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: 2,000 online courses to be offered through Swayam in 1 year, says

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: 2,000 online courses to be offered through Swayam in 1 year, says

In a bid to promote affordable education, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the government aims to offer about 2,000 online courses within one year through ‘Swayam’ — an indigenously developed platform. “Currently, 380 courses are offered through this platform and this will be enhanced to 2,000 courses in one year,” he said after the inauguration of a week-long Teachers Workshop at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here. About 60,000 students have already completed their courses through this affordable platform launched last year. It makes knowledge available…

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Srinagar Student Protests 2 Schools To Suspend Teaching Tomorrow

Srinagar Student Protests 2 Schools To Suspend Teaching Tomorrow

A day after the students took part in a violent protest here, the district authorities today directed the city’s two senior secondary schools to suspend the teaching work tomorrow as a precautionary measure. The district authorities here today decided to suspend teaching work in two higher secondary schools in the heart of the city tomorrow as a precautionary measure following yesterday’s violent protests by the students, a senior official said. All teaching activities will remain suspended at S P Higher Secondary School and Kothi Bagh Higher Secondary School here tomorrow,…

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APPSC group 2 recruitment 2017: Admit cards available, check here

APPSC group 2 recruitment 2017: Admit cards available, check here

APPSC group 2 recruitment 2017: The hall tickets for group 2 of the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) general recruitment examination have been released. Candidates can download the hall tickets form the official website. Those who have opted for Hyderabad as the primary center have to wait until February 14 for their admit cards to be available. The exam is being conducted to hire candidates for 442 Executive posts and 540 non-executive posts. The exam will be conducted both online and offline. The paper will be for 450 marks. The candidates…

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What The Navient Lawsuit Means For Your Student Loans: Part 2

What The Navient Lawsuit Means For Your Student Loans: Part 2

The lawsuit filed last week against Navient, the largest student loan servicer in the country, hit home with many student loan borrowers who say they have had similar experiences. Lost paperwork. Misapplied payments. Surprise late fees. Processing delays. Overall confusion. (You can read more about the allegations made by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Navient’s response). As a follow up to “What The Navient Lawsuit Means For Your Student Loans,” here are some more action steps that you can take to protect your interests and take control of…

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Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Scholarship ‘opens the door’ for 2 CMSD students

Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Scholarship ‘opens the door’ for 2 CMSD students

Anthony Harris, a senior at Whitney Young School, wants to be a “beacon of light” for his family and friends and plans to pursue a degree in either theater or marketing and advertising. Aiyanna Green, a senior at John Hay High School, wants to be a forensic psychiatrist and own her own practice. The pair of Cleveland Metropolitan School District students were chosen from over 350 submitted applications and they were given a boost toward reaching their goals when they were honored Tuesday with the Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Scholarship, which is aimed…

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DRDO announces recruitment for 2 Scientist ‘F’ posts

DRDO announces recruitment for 2 Scientist ‘F’ posts

The eligible candidates may apply for the announced posts through prescribe format on or before December 24, 2016. The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) has announced applications for the recruitment of 2 Scientist ‘F’. Vacancy details: Name of the post: Scientist ‘F’ No of vacancies: 2 Electrical Engineering/Electronics & Communication Engineering/IT Engineering/Computer Science & Engineering: 1 post Electrical Engineering/Electronics & Communication Engineering/Instrumentation Engineering/IT Engineering: 1 post The eligible candidates may apply for the announced posts through prescribe format on or before December 24, 2016….

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Politics Over OROP Suicide Gets Uglier, Rahul Detained For Third Time in 2 Days

Politics Over OROP Suicide Gets Uglier, Rahul Detained For Third Time in 2 Days

New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was detained – for the third time in two days – when he attempted to lead a protest march at Jantar Mantar on Thursday evening over the suicide of an army veteran. The march was held to pay tributes to Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal, who committed suicide protesting delay in the implementation of one rank, one pension. ALSO READ: Aren’t You Ashamed: Rahul Hits Out at Cops for Detaining Veteran’s Kin After a few hours of chaos and denials, Delhi police later in the…

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Home Office requested schools census data on nearly 2,500 children

Home Office requested schools census data on nearly 2,500 children

Home Office officials requested information from the national pupil database on nearly 2,500 children for immigration enforcement over 15 months, it has emerged. Peers are expected to challenge the collection, undertaken for the first time this year as part of the schools census, in a Lords debate on Monday, after Liberal Democrat education spokesman Michael Storey tabled a motion of regret over the policy. Human rights groups have urged parents to boycott the questions, amid fears that they would turn teachers into de facto border guards. Answers were not compulsory,…

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UPPCL Technician recruitment 2016: Apply for 2,277 trainee posts

UPPCL Technician recruitment 2016: Apply for 2,277 trainee posts

UPPCL Technician recruitment 2016: The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has started a recruitment drive to shortlist eligible candidates for the post of Technician Grade -2 Electrical at the Trainee level. Interested candidates can apply online through the official website of the UPPCL. The last date to apply is October 30, 2016. The details of the vacancy are given below. Vacancy details: Advt. No. : 08/VSA/2016/Technician Grade -2 Post: Technician Electrical (Trainee) No of vacancies: 2,277 (Out of which, Transmission vacancies are 1599 and UPPCL vacancies are 678) Expected salary:…

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Bihar SSC Recruitment 2016: Apply for 326 Stenographer Posts before November 2

Bihar SSC Recruitment 2016: Apply for 326 Stenographer Posts before November 2

Bihar Staff Selection Commission has invited applications for the recruitment to the posts of Stenographer Posts. The candidates  who are keen to join the Bihar State Government should apply through the prescribed format. The candidates should read the complete advertisement to know the eligibility criteria, important dates, educational qualifications, selection procedure, how to apply and other details. The application fee payment duration is November 4. About Bihar SSC: It is also called Bihar Staff Selection Commission which is working under the government of Bihar. The BSSC decides the recruitment in the whole state. The BSSC…

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