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State Merit Scholarships in IIT Entrance examination Financial assistance, Bihar

Bihar state post matric scholarships will be available soon for reserved category students i.e. SC/ST/OBC who have finished their class 10. Bihar State Post Matric Scholarship is provided for the higher education of students belonging to these categories who have merit scores in Class 10th examination. The students applying for Bihar State Post Matric scholarships …

Scheme of Financial Assistance for Children with Special Needs, Goa

The government of Goa has come up with a new project to educate children of special needs. Objective: The major objective of this scheme was to improve the educational opportunities for children with special needs by way of providing financial assistance. This scheme was formulated to create children with disabilities independent so that they do …

VIDYA scheme for unmarried girl students of Class 6th standard

VIDYA scheme launched for unmarried girl students of Class 6th standard for continuing school education. The scheme states an initial deposit of Rs 5000/ only in their account to be drawn with interest after passing class 12th standard. The initial deposit has been increased to Rs. 10000/- from the current year Objective To enhance the girl’s …

CBI corruption caseSupreme Court to hear CVC's version of its preliminary inquiry against Agency chief Alok Verma tomorrow

The Supreme Cout will hear the version of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), which was directed to finish its preliminary inquiry against CBI Director Alok Verma. The hearing comes two days after Verma, came before the CVC panel headed by KV Chowdhary and refuted allegations leveled against him by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana. Verma’s …

Scientists are utilizing gold nanoparticles

Scientists are utilizing gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles to target prostate cancer, in a first-of-its-kind clinical trial. The nanoparticles or nanoshells are created of small layers of silica glass formed into a sphere and wrapped in a thin layer of gold. The shells seek out and saturate cancerous cells, and their advanced vibrational …

15 newborns die in Assam hospital in 6 days, probe ordered

At least 15 newborns have died at Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH) in upper Assam between November 1 and 6, prompting the state health department to rush a team to investigate the issue, officials said Friday. The hospital authorities have also formed a committee to seek into the matter, they said. As per the …

National Education Day being observed today to mark Maulana AbulKalam Azad's birth anniversary

November 11 is the National Education Day. The day is observed each year on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of first Union Minister of Education Maulana AbulKalam Azad. In 2008, the Union HRD Ministry had said November 11 as National Education Day, since then it is being celebrated as the National Education Day, without declaring …

ICC Women’s T20Mithali Raj guides India to 7-wicket win over Pakistan

Veteran Mithali Raj smashed an aggressive half-century to pave India to an easy 7-wicket victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Women’s World T20 here Sunday. Raj managed the Indian run chase with a 47-ball 56 which she made with the help of seven fours in the Group B match which was marred by unprecedented …

Scientists recreate Mars sunrise with the musical piece

Scientists have launched the soundtrack of the 5,000th Mars sunrise captured by NASA’s robotic rover, Opportunity, using data sonification techniques to create a two-minute piece of music. Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Exeter in the UK made the piece of music by scanning a picture from left to right, pixel by …

Chhattisgarh polls14% voting in initial hours

Chhattisgarh polls: 14% voting in initial hours Polling in 18 assembly constituencies in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh elections commenced on a slow note on Monday with about 14 percent of the electorate casting their votes in the first few hours, a poll official said. An improvised explosive device (IED) was detonated early morning …

Ananth Kumar, a staunch RSS man, known for political adroitness

A staunch RSS ideologue, a hard-boiled organization man, Bengaluru’s “most loved” MP and the first person to talk in Kannada in the United Nations are some of the connotations associated with Union Minister Ananth Kumar. Popular for his political adroitness, Kumar, a six-time member of Parliament, gregarious with strong political instincts, had managed to be …

After Uttar Pradesh, now Meghalaya distributes free laptops to students

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today distributed tablet PCs to 2,000 Class 12 students absolutely free of cost in the West Garo Hills district under a government scheme to aid digital education. Last year, around 25,000 tablet PCs were distributed to Class 12 students across the state. These computers come pre-loaded with study material for …