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Shemilt appointed VP, Sommet Education

New Delhi, Jan. 23 -- Pete Shemilt has been appointed as Vice-President (Marketing and Enrolment) of Sommet Education, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.

He will be based in London, United Kingdom.

In his new role, Pete Shemilt will be responsible for providing overall leadership and expertise to the international marketing and enrolment teams of Sommet Education, ensuring the institutions' growth and brand awareness across markets.

"Sommet Educati... Read More


Tagore's Memorial Auditorium in Colombo

New Delhi, July 25 -- India laid foundation stone for Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium in the University of Ruhuna, Matara, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.

The foundation stone was laid by YK Sinha, High Commissioner of India on July 21, 2016.

As part of its development partnership with Sri Lanka in the field of higher education, the Government of India is undertaking a project to set up the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium in the U... Read More


Tagore House wins Oak Grove Inter House Dramatics Competition with 'Kabuliwala'

Mussoorie, April 18 -- Inter House Dramatics of Oak Grove School was held under the roof of the school auditorium. Tagore House staged 'Kabuliwala', based on the famous story by Rabindranath Tagore. The play mesmerised the audience. Patel, Shivaji and Ashoka Houses performed 'Baal Majduri', 'Aladad Khan' and 'Daroga Ji Chori Ho Gaayi', respectively.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Principal JP Pandey. The event began with the school song by th... Read More


Not just an 'Adarsh Bhartiya Naari', Sita was a 'Warrior', says Amish Tripathi

New Delhi, March 24 -- He is the author of the fastest-selling book series in Indian publishing history -- "The Shiva Trilogy" -- and his last book, "Scion of Ikshvaku", was the biggest literary blockbuster of 2015, all of which have together sold over 3.5 million copies.

Now, banker-turned-writer Amish Tripathi's upcoming book narrates the story of Hindu goddess Sita, but the author's interpretation is contrary to her depiction in popular cultu... Read More


MBBS shocker: Medical students thrown out of college not eating, drinking

India, March 24 -- About 150 out of 519 MBBS students from various Indian medical colleges who were thrown out by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for violating Supreme Court orders on counselling before admissions protested outside Union health minister J P Nadda's residence on Wednesday.

In Delhi, the protesting students, some with parents, said they were getting desperate and would not know what to do if justice was denied to them. One of t... Read More


Teacher caught on video helping students cheat in Haryana Board exam

India, March 24 -- A supervising teacher was caught on the camera helping students cheat in the ongoing Haryana Board Class 10 examination.

The footage was recorded on Tuesday, during the Science paper of Class 10, at Government Girls Senior Secondary School in Jhajjar. The video shows the teacher, who was supervising the exam, herself reading out the answers to students from an answer key.

Jhajjar district education officer (DEO) Satbir Siwach... Read More


'Baahubali 2' to release at 6500 screens, Prabhas's film beats Khans and Kumar

New Delhi, March 24 -- Everything seems to be going just right for Prabhas starrer"Baahubali 2". The film literally broke the internet when its trailer got released and, everyone simply went gaga over it.

Now, the Prabhas starrer has made another big record. "Baahubali 2" is all set to release across 6500 screens. This means that it will be the first ever film to have such a huge release.

Before this, Salman Khan's "Sultan" was in the lead with... Read More


Your PAN card could be invalid without Aadhaar by December. Here's what to do

India, March 24 -- Permanent account numbers (PAN) not linked to Aadhaar cards will likely become invalid after December 31, a government source said on Thursday, as the Centre pushes to widen the use of the 12-digit biometric identity project.

Currently, all taxpayers need to have a PAN number to file income tax return but others, such as students outside the tax bracket, also use the card as a proof of identity.

The government says many of th... Read More


HealthcareGlobal Enterprises informs about company updates

India, March 24 -- HealthcareGlobal Enterprises has informed that the existing business of the Company at Nashik, Maharashtra, being operated under the name Curie Manavata Cancer Centre, along with Dr.Rajnish V. Nagarkar (Dr Nagarkar), a reputed surgical oncologist, has been transferred into a separate legal entity by name HCG Manavata Oncology LLP (LLP), vide Business Transfer Agreement (Agreement) dated 22nd March 2017, executed by and between ... Read More


Tata Chemicals inks MoU with IIT Gandhinagar for research

India, March 24 -- Tata Chemicals has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar for collaboration on research projects in the field waste management and sustainability.

The MoU aims to enable both the entities to collaborate for adding value to product wastes, management of corrosion and overall sustainability. The two entities will work together on mutually agreeable projects and also explor... Read More