Faculty and students weigh in on online classes

For students who cannot attend lectures, the university provides the option of taking online classes. All coursework for these online classes are completed on the student’s own time. Homework, quizzes and tests are 100% online. Many students who take online classes do so because it makes it easier to balance their schedules. Joseph Kelley, a sophomore accounting major, expressed that online classes are easier to manage. “It is way easier for me to take a class online because I can get things done on my own time,” shared Kelley. “I…

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Educational institutes in 5 Kerala districts to remain closed as heavy rains predicted

Parts of Kerala have been experiencing heavy rainfall since Sunday due to a low-pressure area formed over East Central Arabian Sea, which has been predicted to be turned into a depression. The Indian Meteorological Department has announced orange colour code warning, asking authorities to be prepared, for six Kerala districts – Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram and Wayanad. Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall measuring up to 204 millimetres can be experienced in the regions on Monday. Educational institutions in various districts in the state will remain closed on Monday…

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Nine Haryana Men Returning from Army Recruitment Rally Killed in Road Accident

Chandigarh: Nine people on way back from a Army recruitment rally were killed when their auto-rickshaw was hit by a truck in Haryana’s Jind, police said on Wednesday. The driver of the auto-rickshaw was also killed in the accident, while another man who was part of the group that took part in the recruitment drive was critically injured, they said. The accident took place near a village on Jind-Hisar Road late Tuesday evening, police said. Those killed are in the age group of 20-22 years, they said. A case has been…

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Over 6,000 youths take part in Army recruitment drive in J&K

Candidates line up in the recruitment drive by the Indian Army in Poonch on Tuesday. (Photo: ANI) More than 6000 youth took part in the recruitment drive organised by the Army in the bordering Sowjian belt for the post of porter here on Tuesday. The recruitment drive was organised by 40 Rashtriya Rifles unit of the Indian Army. Amid the complaints of large-scale unemployment in the area, the candidates expressed their gratitude to the administration for carrying out the recruitment. Thankful to the Indian Army, a local of Poonch, Khalil…

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Army Recruitment Rally: 50 candidates caught with fake documents in West Bengal

Army Recruitment Rally: 50 candidates caught with fake documents in West Bengal As many as 50 candidates have been caught for producing fake documents at an army recruitment rally at Barrackpore in West Bengal, a government release said on Thursday. The forged documents, including Aadhar cards, educational and birth certificates, address proofs were submitted by candidates from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, it said. Army Recruitment Rally 2019: The notification was issued for the post of soldiers in the categories of technical, nursing assistant, veterinary, general duty, clerk, storekeeper and tradesman.…

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First ever recruitment drive for women in military police begins in Lucknow

The drive is for the post of general duty in military police in Lucknow. (Photo: Ashish Srivastava) For the first time ever, a women recruitment drive in military police is taking place in Lucknow. Women candidates have enrolled in an Army recruitment drive which commenced on Thursday and will go on till September 20. The drive is for the post of general duty in military police in Lucknow. Speaking to India Today, Colonel Ashutosh Mehta said, “Women aspirants from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarkakhand are taking part in the recruitment process.…

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Bank recruitment exams will now be held in 13 regional languages

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced that recruitment examination for employment in the Regional rural banks (RRBs) will be conducted in regional languages apart from English and Hindi. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Sitharaman explained that recruitment for Officers Scale-I and Office Assistants (multi-purpose) in Regional Rural Banks will be now be held in 13 regional languages. The 13 regional languages are — Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malyalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. Currently, there are 45 regional rural banks functioning in the country with a total…

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Do you want to pursue career in environmental science? Check out top 4 options here

World Environment Day 2019: Top career options in the field of environmental science The dynamics of our lives are directly controlled by environmental parameters. Environment forms an integral part of our lives hence, it is imperative to know the environmental details right from starting level of our education system. Environment studies should be included as a part of school and college curriculum. This will not only make children aware and conscious about the environment but can also inspire them to take up environment as a core subject for their higher…

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DRDO Recruitment 2019: DRDO Backed GTRE is Looking for Engineers for 5 JRF Positions in Bangalore

A DRDO Recruitment 2019 notification updated on the RAC website states that GTRE is looking for engineers for the position of junior research fellows Yet another DRDO recruitment 2019 notification has been freshly issued. The notification has been issued on Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC), which undertakes various recruitment programmes to induct scientists every year in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines relevant to Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). This time, the DRDO backed GTRE is looking to hire engineers for 5 DRDO JRF positions at Bangalore. The…

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LS polls: Seven educational institutes to remain closed from April 5 to 12 in Sopore

The district administration Baramulla on Thursday said that seven educational institutes will remain closed in Sopore sub-division from April 5 to 12 in view of Lok Sabha polls. In an order, the additional district magistrate Sopore said the schools have been identified as accommodation for forces personnel during upcoming LS polls. The institutions which will remain closed include SKUAST Wadoora, Degree college Sopore, Hr Secondary school Hadipora, Govt, Hr secondary school Edipora, Govt, Boys HR Sec School Sopora, Govt, Girls Hr Sec school Dangiwacha, Govt, Degree College Sopore and Govt,…

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