Audi offers diesel emissions upgrade for 850,000 cars

Audi offers diesel emissions upgrade for 850,000 cars

German carmaker Audi is offering a free software upgrade for 850,000 diesel cars in order to improve emissions. Audi said the upgrade would “improve emissions behaviour in real driving conditions further beyond existing legal requirements”. The carmaker added it was convinced the programme would counteract possible bans on diesel cars. In recent days, rival German carmakers Mercedes and Daimler issued recalls involving three million vehicles. The Audi recall affects cars fitted with six- and eight-cylinder diesel motors meeting the Euro 5 and Euro 6 emissions criteria, including some models made…

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New distance learning rules: Universities need fresh approvals from UGC for programmes

New distance learning rules: Universities need fresh approvals from UGC for programmes

Universities offering programmes through distance mode will now be regulated under the University Grants Commission (UGC) (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017, notified by the commission on Friday. The commission, through the regulations, has laid down the minimum standards of instruction for the grant of degree at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels through open and distance learning mode. According to officials, under the new regulations, students will also be allowed to take up to 20% of the total courses being offered in a particular programme in a semester through the…

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Get your degrees online: UGC issues draft rules, Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for courses

Get your degrees online: UGC issues draft rules, Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for courses

The examinations for the courses may be conducted on campus of higher educational institutions, with Aadhaar biometric authentication of each student.(Representative image)   In what might pave way for obtaining degrees online, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has drafted UGC (Online Education) regulations, 2017 and has sought public feedback till August 18. Once the regulations are in place, students and working professionals will be able to obtain a degree online, recognised by the UGC. Institutes will be able to offer online degrees in all fields, except engineering, medicine, dental, pharmacy,…

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5 career turning moments for Roman Reigns

5 career turning moments for Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns is ‘THE GUY’ as he loves to proclaim. Here are 5 defining moments in his WWE career so far. by Mathaeus Abuwa Top 5 / Top 101 day ago Reigns has been pushed by the WWE hierarchy since his debut Roman Reigns is a name many a WWE fan is tired of hearing. He’s the heir to the throne, he’s the chosen one, and he’s the one that Vince McMahon has bet his last dollar on. As the new face of the WWE, Reigns’ rapid rise to fame has…

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Ministry of Defence recruitment 2017: Apply before July 23 for Lower Division Clerks jobs

Ministry of Defence recruitment 2017: Apply before July 23 for Lower Division Clerks jobs

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2017: The Defence minsitry has announced the recruitment of Lower Division Clerks in various departments. Candidates who are willing to work with the organization must apply for the post within the stipulated period. Applicants may apply through the prescribed format before the last date, which has been set at July 23, 2017. All the candidates are advised to read the complete advertisement to know the various details including important dates, details of posts, eligibility criteria, educational qualification, age limit, and various other aspects. Details have been mentioned…

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ISRO Recruitment 2017: Job Opportunities For Graduates, SSLC Pass Candidates

ISRO Recruitment 2017: Job Opportunities For Graduates, SSLC Pass Candidates

NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has invited applications for recruitment to the posts of Hindi typist and technician-B (electrical). ISRO Recruitment is open for vacancies at ISRO Headquarters, Bengaluru and MCF, Hassan and Department of Space. Interested candidates only after ensuring their eligibility can apply for the posts on or before 28 July 2017. ‘The posts are temporary, but likely to continue,’ reads the official notification. A total of 5 posts are available for recruitment out of which only one vacancy is for technician post. Also Read: Joint…

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Norms don’t give flexibility for recruitment, says AIIMS Rishikesh director Prof Ravi Kant

Norms don’t give flexibility for recruitment, says AIIMS Rishikesh director Prof Ravi Kant

STALLED construction work and lack of flexibility in recruitment norms are the main reasons why there’s still some way to go before AIIMS Rishikesh becomes a preferred destination for the people of Uttarakhand, according to Prof Ravi Kant, who took charge as the institute’s director on April 15. Excerpts from an interview with The Indian Express: Many posts for doctors and faculty are vacant in AIIMS, Rishikesh. How do you plan to resolve this situation? There are certain bottlenecks… Had this been a private hospital, I would have got the…

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Competition Commission Of India Is Recruiting Graduates For Office Manager Post

Competition Commission Of India Is Recruiting Graduates For Office Manager Post

NEW DELHI:  Competition Commission of India (CCI) has invited applications from eligible graduates for recruitment to the posts of office manager (corporate service and library service). Candidates with minimum educational qualification of graduation are eligible to apply. For recruitment to the posts of office manager, in support staff category, a total of 14 posts are available. Out of the total number of posts, only one post is vacant for library services disciplines. The last date for submission of application is 18 August 2017. Interested candidates will be required to send their…

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Colleges need fresh approval for distance learning courses: UGC

Colleges need fresh approval for distance learning courses: UGC

KOLHAPUR: University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all the institutions offering distance learning courses to seek fresh approval. The UGC (open and distancelearning) regulations, 2017, need to be complied in order to run the distance programs. According to UGC, minimum standards of instructions have been laid down in the 2017 regulations and hence the institutes offering distance learning courses, need to take fresh approval from it. Higher educational institutions (HEIs) approved for 2017-18 have been permitted to offer approved open and distance learning programs for the academic year 2017-18. Such HEIs will be required to apply afresh in…

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Colleges need fresh nod for distance courses: UGC

Colleges need fresh nod for distance courses: UGC

New Delhi: University Grants Commission has directed all educational institutions offering distance learning courses will now need to seek fresh approval. The As per the directive, minimum standards of instructions have been laid down hence the institutes offering distance learning courses, need to take fresh approval under the newly notified norms. UGC (open and distance learning) regulations, 2017, needs to be complied in order to run the distance programmes which have been notified recently. Higher educational institutions approved for 2017-18 have been permitted to offer approved open and distance learning programs…

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