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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


US dollar may gain against Bangladesh Taka today

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The exchange rate of US dollar may gain slightly against the Bangladesh Taka (BDT) on Tuesday particularly at customer level, market operators hinted.

A few numbers of banks will have to buy the US currency from the market by the end of today to comply with their net open position (NOP) limits, a senior treasury official of a leading commercial bank t... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks open higher on Tuesday

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Bangladesh's stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors are active on sector-wise stocks ahead of Eid festival.

Following the previous day's moderate gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend at opening amid increasing participation of investors.

Within first 15 min... Read More


Neha Dhupia: If I have to come back to Delhi, I may consider staying in Gurgaon

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- Delhi girl Neha Dhupia, feels that if now given a chance, she wouldn't mind staying in Gurgaon. Smitten by the charm of Gurgaon on a recent trip to the Millennium City, she said, "I remember that it was [earlier] like a big jungle and if anybody [from Delhi] needed air, they used to come here," says Neha, who now lives in Mumbai. "Now, it has all changed. I used to have a friend and my aunt lived in DLF Phase III, and it was... Read More


At Raipur's Ambedkar hospital. oxygen supply plant was manned by peon on Sunday

India, Aug. 22 -- It wasn't a technician who was in charge of the oxygen supply plant at the Dr BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital in Raipur where three babies died on Sunday allegedly due to a supply snag, but a peon who says he had no training for the job.

The technician of the oxygen supply plant was on leave on Sunday, and Ravi Chandra, a peon, stood in for him. Chandra who was suspended and arrested on Sunday but released on bail on Monday eveni... Read More


LIVE updates: Supreme Court bench scraps 'triple talaq' practice by 3-2 majority

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- The Supreme Court today pronounced its final judgement on the constitutional validity of the practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslim community at 10.30am today. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar had reserved its verdict on May 18 after a six-day marathon hearing on this matter during the summer vacation. The Muslim women, who had filed the petitions, have challenged the practice of 'triple tal... Read More


I wasn't massaging Smriti Irani's ego, so I had to be thrown out: Pahlaj Nihalani

India, Aug. 22 -- Former chief of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Pahlaj Nihalani has alleged Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani put undue pressure on him when he was in office and targeted him. In an interview to Lehren TV, Pahlaj said, "At the I&B Ministry, I was their target number one. It all started when I didn't clear Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar. She gave me a call asking why I hadn't done so. I said, I was fo... Read More


The abode of a visionary and reformer couple in Pune

India, Aug. 22 -- Mahatma Phule and Savitribai Phule are one of the visionary couples from an era that laid the foundation of present-day India. Their contribution began from home, when Savitribai went to school amid social backlash. The meek-looking structure of the house where it all began is now hidden in the middle of a maze of other houses.

The traditional structure has been named as a state-protected heritage site in 1972 under theMaharash... Read More


LF govt in Tripura accused of suppressing MHRD order for untrained teachers

Agartala, Aug. 22 -- The Left Front government in Tripura is accused of suppressing the urgent notification of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) followed by amendment of section 23(2) of Right to Education (RTE) Act regarding special arrangement of untrained teachers at elementary level. While demanding step down of education minister Tapan Chakraborty, Congress MLA Ratan Lal Nath today accused the state government of conspiring again... Read More