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No compulsion, what subject is to be taught is up to the universities, says UGC

New Delhi, June 26 -- "Universities are autonomous bodies and any decision to teach any particular subject is up to them. There is no compulsion," said UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain on Wednesday in the w... Read More


CoE asks JNV Mawphlang to close down sans sewage treatment plant

SHILLONG, June 26 -- The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) at Mawphlang has been asked by Meghalaya Assembly's Committee on Environment (CoE) to close down until the sewage treatment plant is made func... Read More


Khatiwada reveals turnaround plan for debt-ridden Nepal Airlines

Kathmandu, June 26 -- Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada informed Parliament on Tuesday that the government had a turnaround plan for debt-ridden Nepal Airlines Corporation that includes capital rest... Read More


Int'l Day Against Drug Abuse: FIDA advocates rehabilitation of culprits

Nigeria, June 26 -- The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has urged the federal government to rehabilitate drug abusers, rather than prosecuting them. The association, popularly known ... Read More


BSF conducts city march to propagate message against drug abuse

SHILLONG, June 26 -- The Border Security Force (BSF), Meghalaya Frontier, conducted an awareness march in the city to stand against the menace of drug abuse. The BSF comprising of more than 600 person... Read More


Congress to go all out for Central Agriculture University in Meghalaya

SHILLONG, June 26 -- Taking a firm stand on the issue of Central Agriculture University (CAU), the opposition Congress on said that whatever the case may be they will not allow the shifting of the CAU... Read More


BPKIHS defends its quota policy for foreign students

SUNSARI, June 26 -- Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) has asserted that the institute has given utmost priority to Nepali medical students, refuting charges that it had enr... Read More


DM Srinagar directs schools for strict adherence to bus safety rules

Srinagar, June 26 -- District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Wednesday issued an order directing all schools operating in the district to ensure strict adherence to bus safety rules and... Read More


Saarc University to celebrate Bangabandhu's birth centenary

Dhaka, June 26 -- South Asian University (SAU), which was established by the eight member nations of Saarc, will celebrate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman... Read More


1,019 KV students qualify JEE (Advanced)

New Delhi, June 26 -- The students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, an autonomous body under Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), have shown excellent results in Joint Entrance Examinat... Read More