Friday, March 31, 2017

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30 Mar 2017

Teachers to oppose ‘extension’ to Reckong Peo college principal

30 Mar 2017 | 1:05 AM

SHIMLA: While the government college teachers are peeved over “deliberate delay” in holding the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meeting for regular promotion of college principals, reports of extension in service to some blue-eyed principals have brought the brewing resentment among college teachers to a flash point.

29 Mar 2017

Tension at NIFT as engineering students protest assault

29 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

KANGRA: Tension gripped the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) here late this afternoon when students of the Rajiv Gandhi Govt Engineering College, Nagrota Bagwan, lodged a protest against the NIFT students who had allegedly assaulted some students of the engineering college earlier today.

Cluster University project gathers dust

29 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

SUNDERNAGAR: The Rs 55-crore prestigious project of Cluster University under RUSA is gathering dust due to apathy of the state government.

SFI activists protest fee hike

29 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

SHIMLA: Hundreds of SFI activists today protested in front of the Vidhan Sabha demanding an increase in the budget and grant-in-aid to Himachal Pradesh University (HPU).

Class XII public admn exam cancelled

29 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

DHARAMSALA: The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education has cancelled the public administration examination of class XII under open school that was conducted on March 23.

28 Mar 2017

Workshop begins on science activities

28 Mar 2017 | 12:37 AM

SHIMLA: A workshop on “Hands on Science Activities” will help science teachers to learn advanced topics through creativity, enabling them to comprehend different scientific theories easily and make their students learn these theories and experiments with ease.

Education student centric now: Expert

28 Mar 2017 | 12:37 AM

SHIMLA: A paradigm shift is taking place all over the world and the teacher-centric learning is changing into learner-centric learning.

27 Mar 2017

Agreement signed with Ethiopia on forestry research

27 Mar 2017 | 12:57 AM

A high-level delegation led by Dr Gemedo Dale, Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of Ethiopia, visited Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni (Solan), to acquire information on forestry education research and technology dissemination.

Nurpur administration to fund education of 100 girl students

27 Mar 2017 | 12:57 AM

NURPUR: To popularise ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ programme and improve child sex ratio in Nurpur, the administration of Kangra district has decided to fund the education of 100 schoolgirls in collaboration with local social organisations.

Take to bee-keeping, mushroom cultivation, VC to farmers

27 Mar 2017 | 12:57 AM

PALAMPUR: Prof Ashok Kumar Sarial, Vice-Chancellor, CSK HP Agriculture University, has asked Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) extension specialists to lay more front-line demonstrations on crops that are predominant in their respective districts.

OBC members seek quota in professional colleges

27 Mar 2017 | 12:57 AM

KANGRA: Members belonging to the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category have expressed concern that no reservation is being provided to OBC students in MBBS, BAMS, BV Sc and other professional courses and demanded 27 per cent reservation for OBC students in professional colleges.

26 Mar 2017

Students debate pros, cons of social media

26 Mar 2017 | 12:53 AM

SHIMLA: Social media has become a way of life today as a lot of knowledge and information is disseminated through it but it has also become a bane of youth as it is being misused.

25 Mar 2017

HPU biotech dept foundation day celebrated

25 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

SHIMLA: Reorientation of the research focus on quality and translation of traditional knowledge for the welfare of mankind is the need of the hour.

Annual fest at Rait college ends

25 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

KANGRA: The two-day annual fest ‘Navrang’ today concluded at Dronacharya Post Graduate College of Education at Rait.

24 Mar 2017

Annual fest begins at Rait college

24 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

KANGRA: Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Central University Himachal Pradesh (CUHP), Dr Yoginder S Verma inaugurated a two-day annual fest ‘Navrang 2017’ at Dronacharya Post Graduate College of Education, Rait, today.

Rs191-cr budget for HP varsity

24 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

SHIMLA: The executive council of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) today approved the annual budget of Rs 191.51 crore for the university for 2017-18.

Rs 430 cr for Bhuntar road

24 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

KULLU: State BJP general secretary Ram Singh said that Rs 430 crore had been approved by the Centre for double laning of Bhuntar-Manikaran road of this district.