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Delhi schools to get 9,000 guest teachers

Delhi schools to get 9,000 guest teachers

NEW DELHI: Delhi government schools facing a shortage of teachers will get about 9,000 guest teachers by mid-August, education minister said on Wednesday. “By August 14, additional 9,000 guest teachers will join the schools which will ensure that all schools have teachers as per their requirement,” Sisodia said in a meeting with city‘s education department. During the meeting, Sisodia, along […]

IIT Kharagpur sets up bioelectronics innovation laboratory

IIT Kharagpur sets up bioelectronics innovation laboratory

KOLKATA: IIT Kharagpur has set up India‘s pioneering Bioelectronics Innovation Laboratory to develop futuristic battery-free implantable medical devices for treatment of brain, nerve, muscle or spinal cord disorders that are untreatable by using standard medical practices. Bioelectronics is a new and an exciting field in engineering that is yet to make its mark in India. It utilizes the intersecting knowledge […]

179 students get degrees at NIFT, Bhubaneswar convocation

179 students get degrees at NIFT, Bhubaneswar convocation

BHUBANESWAR: Graduating students of National Institute of Fashion Technology (), Bhubaneswar were on a high spirit as they were awarded degrees during the sixth convocation here on Wednesday. As many as 179 students from six different disciplines conferred degrees on the occasion. Governor of Odisha congratulated the graduating students and said, “NIFT plays a very critical role right from its […]

DPS students win Hyderabad edition of TCS IT Wiz 2018

DPS students win Hyderabad edition of TCS IT Wiz 2018

HYDERABAD: Over 1000 students from the city and other places in participated in the Hyderabad edition of IT Wiz 2018-one of India‘s largest technology quiz for schools at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Koti on Wednesday. After five rounds of quizzing, Vatsal Garg and Joydip K Bhattacharyya from Delhi Public School, Hyderabad won the title. The Regional Champions this year walked away […]

Don‘s rebuke of Xi triggers buzz among China watchers

Don‘s rebuke of Xi triggers buzz among China watchers

An essay sharply critical of Chinese leader by a well-regarded law professor at Beijing’s prestigious has stirred an animated discussion among China watchers for its forthright assertion that Xi, despite his vast powers, might have messed things up. Prof Zhangrun’s admonition was all the more rare for its direct censure of the communist party’s decision to do away with a […]

‘Microsurgery’ to remove E-W Metro hurdle

‘Microsurgery’ to remove E-W Metro hurdle

KOLKATA: The Rail Corporation Ltd (KMRCL) has decided to go in for ‘microsurgery’ to remove a major hurdle that tunnel boring machines (TBMs) of the East-West Metro corridor have encountered on their way from Esplanade to Sealdah. An Austrian tunnelling method will now be used to manually remove five steel H-Piles that are blocking the route just beyond Esplanade station. […]

Traffic cripple on VIP Rd, Jessore Rd in Kolkata

Traffic cripple on VIP Rd, Jessore Rd in Kolkata

KOLKATA: Hundreds of passengers have been forced to report late for flights and several officegoers, living around VIP Road and Jessore Road, are being delayed on a regular basis over the past few weeks. Courtesy — waterlogging, potholes, illegal parking and a subway construction on VIP Road, leading to regular traffic snarls. Officials of multiple airlines told TOI that over […]