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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


BML Munjal University, the new hub for aspiring engineers from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

New Delhi, Sept. 7 -- BML Munjal University (BMU), founded by The Hero Group, and located in Gurugram (National Capital Region of Delhi) has emerged as the new hub for aspiring engineers from the South. Prof. B S Satyanarayana, Vice Chancellor, BMU and senior staff members of the University were in Hyderabad on 7th April 2017 to strengthen this growing relationship by interacting with media persons and parents of students who hail from the city. ... 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


1975: A Haunting Tyranny

India, June 25 -- At the stroke of midnight on June 25, 1975, the idea of India was dealt a lethal blow when a presidential proclamation, at the behest of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, declared a state of internal Emergency and India lost its freedom to authoritarianism. A Surya Prakash's book, in his own words, provides readers some case studies from independent India's darkest political era which illustrate the terrible woes that befall a ... Read More


PM Narendra Modi to be first world leader to have White House dinner with President Trump

Washington, June 24 -- The United States' new administration plans to "roll out a red-carpet welcome" to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be the first foreign leader for whom President Donald Trump would host a working dinner at the White House. The dinner is first of its kind under Trump administration. Modi, who left for Portugal on the three-nation tour today, will arrive in Washington DC on June 25 on a two-day visit and will hav... Read More


NEET topper Navdeep Singh of Punjab's Muktsar loves cricket, studies

MUKTSAR, June 24 -- Muktsar's Navdeep Singh topped the CBSE's National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), securing 697 marks out of 700 on Friday to ace the premier medical entrance exam that 11.38 lakh students took on May 7 and 6.11 lakh cleared.

At least 2.66 lakh were male aspirants, while 3.45 lakh were females. Eight transgenders also appeared for the test, of which five have qualified. Navdeep's achievement comes less than a fortnight ... Read More


Palbinder Kaur Shergill becomes first turbaned Sikh woman to be appointed as SC judge in Canada

India, June 24 -- Palbinder Kaur Shergill is the first turbaned (amritdhari) Sikh woman to be appointed judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in New Westminster.

Jody Wilson-Raybould, minister of justice and attorney general of Canada, announced the appointment on Friday under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasises on transparency, merit, and diversity. The appointment was made wit... Read More


College youth arrested for hacking accounts of students on FB

Kolhapur, June 24 -- Cyber cell police team today arrested a 25-year-old college youth for hacking accounts of college girls and boys on Facebook and demanding money from them. According to Shahupuri police, on several complaints of hacking accounts of college students, including girls, and demanding money on PAYTM to return their accounts, police department's cyber cell team took all technical information from the complainants and after analysis... Read More


Good NEET scores a bad sign for students

Mumbai, June 24 -- The seemingly never ending wait for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) result finally came to an end on June 23.But even as students and parents celebrated high scores and good ranks, they were sobered by the fact that the good performances could mean a tough fight to get into popular colleges and courses.

"Students who had scored above 600 in NEET 2016 were within the top 200 in All India Ranks (AIR), but this ... Read More


NEET topper Navdeep Singh of Punjab's Muktsar wants to study in Delhi

MUKTSAR, June 24 -- Muktsar's Navdeep Singh topped the CBSE's National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), securing 697 marks out of 700 on Friday to ace the premier medical entrance exam that 11.38 lakh students took on May 7 and 6.11 lakh cleared.

At least 2.66 lakh were male aspirants, while 3.45 lakh were females. Eight transgenders also appeared for the test, of which five have qualified. Navdeep's achievement comes less than a fortnight ... Read More