MORATA MAKES RECORD-BREAKING START TO CHELSEA CAREER

MORATA MAKES RECORD-BREAKING START TO CHELSEA CAREER

The former Real Madrid and Juventus attacker has hit the ground running in London, making an immediate impact for Antonio Conte’s side Alvaro Morata has settled comfortably into his new surroundings at Stamford Bridge and the Spain international has already broken a record since joining Chelsea from Real Madrid. After scoring and providing an assist in the first league game of the season against Burnley, the 24-year-old repeated the feat in the Blues’ game against Everton on Sunday. In teeing up compatriot Cesc Fabregas and scoring himself against the Toffees, Morata…

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UGA classes begin Monday with likely record enrollment

UGA classes begin Monday with likely record enrollment

UGA classes begin Monday with likely record enrollment University of Georgia students walk down South Lumpkin Street on their way to lunch after leaving the Wesley Foundation United Methodist Student Center in Athens, Ga., on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Classes resume at UGA on Monday. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald) University of Georgia students walk down South Lumpkin Street on their way to lunch after leaving the Wesley Foundation United Methodist Student Center in Athens, Ga., on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Classes resume at UGA on Monday. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones,…

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Maine East, West, South Start Classes Monday

Maine East, West, South Start Classes Monday

Students at Maine High School Dist. 207’s three campuses head back to class for their first day of the 2017-2018 school year Monday, Aug. 14. The regular school day at Maine East, 2601 W. Dempster St., Park Ridge; Maine South, 1111 S. Dee Rd., Park Ridge; and Maine West, 1755 S. Wolf Rd., Des Plaines, start between 7:25 and 7:30 a.m. with late morning arrivals at 8:30 a.m. The school day ends at 3:15 p.m. at all three schools. Motorists can expect heavier traffic volumes near the schools around those…

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IGNOU to Institute Swaminarayan Chair to Start Vedic, Indic Studies

IGNOU to Institute Swaminarayan Chair to Start Vedic, Indic Studies

IGNOU to Institute Swaminarayan Chair to Start Vedic, Indic Studies The Constitution of the Chair is a part of the MoU signed between the university and BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. The organisation will also start certificate, diploma and degree courses in Vedic Spiritual Traditions and Indic Studies in India and abroad. Vedas, Indian Hindu Scripture. (Photo by Education Images via Getty Images) New Delhi: India’s premier distance learning university, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), will soon constitute a Chair named after one of the most influential Hindu sects which have lakhs…

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NCTE to start ranking teachers training institutes, focus on improving quality

NCTE to start ranking teachers training institutes, focus on improving quality

The National Council for Teachers Education (NCTE), the apex regulator of teachers education in India, will start ranking Teachers Training Institutes and put out top 100 institutes list by January next year, reports Livemint. The regulator has prepared a blueprint to improve the quality and education of teachers. It may also bar 3,000 institutes from accepting fresh students in the next academic year. NCTE Chairman A Santhosh Mathew told Livemint that they have given approval for 18,000-19,000 courses in about 15,000 colleges, of which 3,000-4,000 colleges are yet to submit the…

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Panjab University forms panel to start online courses

Panjab University forms panel to start online courses

Chairpersons meeting cleared reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Castes and people with disabilities in PhD seats. Panjab University (PU) on Monday decided to start online courses and for this a committee has been formed under Prof AK Bhandari, while chairperson, University School of Open Learning (USOL), and members from various faculties will also be included. The decision was taken in a meeting of chairpersons under vice-chancellor Prof AK Grover. Online courses to generate revenue  PU had earlier told UGC it had to accelerate participation in UGC/MHRD’s Massive Open…

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Trump says Nafta ‘renegotiations’ with Mexico and Canada to start

Trump says Nafta ‘renegotiations’ with Mexico and Canada to start

US President Donald Trump has said that he will soon begin “renegotiating” the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts. Meetings have been scheduled with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, he said. The Nafta agreement came into effect between the three countries in 1994. Mr Trump has called it the worst trade deal the US has ever signed. The White House website says that if Canada and Mexico refuse to accept a renegotiation of Nafta that provides a “fair…

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Chandigarh: Admission process in private school to start from December 1

Chandigarh: Admission process in private school to start from December 1

Submission of applications for admission in kindergarten and nursery in private schools will begin from December 1 after education secretary Sarvjit Singh approved the Common Admission Schedule on Friday. The last date is December 12. The private schools will upload information with regard to the number of seats available, admission criteria, date of admission, age requirement, fee structure, documents required, date of draw on the website and notice board by November 30. Keeping in mind the missionary schools that have their Christmas celebrations in December, the date of the final…

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Former Germany striker Miroslav Klose retires to start coaching career

Former Germany striker Miroslav Klose retires to start coaching career

Germany legend Miroslav Klose has ended his playing career as he prepares to become a coach with the national side. Klose, who retired from international football after winning the 2014 World Cup, had been without a club after leaving Lazio in the summer. The 38-year-old, who also played for FC Homberg, Kaiserslautern, Werder Bremen and Bayern Munich, remains Germany’s all-time leading scorer with 71 goals in 137 matches. Klose, who is one of the most successful players in German football history, is also the all-time leading scorer at World Cup…

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Burdwan University to start B Ed course in Distance Education

Burdwan University to start B Ed course in Distance Education

Burdwan University has started B.Ed course by means of distance education from the coming academic session. Vice-Chancellor Dr Smirti Kumar Sarkar said that students having 50 percent marks from any of the recognised universities are eligible to pursue the course. “The course will start from July and this is the first time in West Bengal such a course is being launched,” he said. The university has got the permission from National Council of Education and admission process will begin from next month. Students will be able to pursue courses in…

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