Science chief at NIH drug abuse institute resigned after sexual misconduct probe

In August, Antonello Bonci, scientific director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), resigned, and the agency’s director told employees in an email that Bonci would be running an addiction institute in Florida. Science has learned that Bonci’s departure followed an investigation spurred by an internal complaint, which alleged that he sexually targeted a trainee and later directed resources to another trainee with whom he was in an intimate relationship. Sources at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which NIDA is part of, said they were disturbed by NIDA’s…

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State to institute Guru Nanak award

Chandigarh: The Punjab Cabinet today decided to institute ‘Sri Guru Nanak Dev Award for Promotion of Peace and Interfaith Understanding’ in commemoration of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The coveted award will carry a citation and cash prize of Rs 11 lakh and will be adjudicated by a jury to be notified by the state government. The Cabinet also approved the modalities for the special session of the 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha, to be presided over by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu on November 6, to commemorate the celebrations.…

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National Museum Institute Recruitment Notification For Various Posts

National Museum Institute Recruitment Notification For Various Posts (Photo Credit : File Photo ) National Museum Institute recruitment notification has been released for Finance Officer and Professor posts. The institute of one of the prestigious institutes of Art and Cultural Heritage in India. All candidates are advised to apply in the prescribed format and the last date of application is October 31, 2019. All candidates must read the eligibility criteria and exam instruction carefully before applying for the exam. National Museum Institute Recruitment: Important Date The last date of application…

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National Institute of Traditional Medicine (NITM), Recruitment 2019 for 11 Assistant and Other Posts

NITM Jobs 2019: National Institute of Traditional Medicine (NITM) has invited applications for various posts like Project Assistant, Assistant, Scientist -B and Data entry Operator. Candidates don’t miss the opportunity and apply before the closing date of application. Interested Candidates need to appear for walk-in-interview on 15 October 2019 and 16 October 2019. Important Date: Walk-in-Interview: 15 October 2019 to 16 October 2019 Vacancy Details for National Institute of Traditional Medicine:  Assistant: 01 Post Project Technician II: 01 Post Scientist -B: 01 Post Data Entry Operator: 01 Post Project Technician II (Field Assistant): 02 Posts Medical Social…

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Inter-Services Athletics Championship at Army Sports Institute,Pune from Sept 7 to 10

Top athletes will be seen in action during the four-day championship.(HT/PHOTO) Army Sports Institute (ASI) is set to host 69th Inter-Services Athletics Championship at their campus from September 7 to 10. Top athletes- Subedar G Lakshamanan (National Champion 1,500 metres and 5,000 metres), Junior Warrant Officer Nirmal Noah Tom (400 metres National Champion), Havildar Avinash Sable (gold medallist in the Asian Championship in 3,000 metres steeplechase) Petty Officer and shot putter Tejinder Singh Toor (gold medallist at the 2018 Asian Games) will be seen in action during the four-day championship.…

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AIIMS MBBS Result 2019: All India Institute of Medical Sciences to release entrance test scores today; check at aiimsexams.org

AIIMS MBBS Result 2019 | The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (AIIMS) will release the AIIMS MBBS 2019 result today. The result for admission to MBBS courses will be uploaded on the exam convener’s website, aiimsexams.org in the form of a merit list and each candidate’s scorecard. Representational image. Getty Images According to the circular of AIIMS Result 2019, the common merit list and category-wise AIIMS MBBS 2019 merit lists will be available online on the official website’s homepage on 12 June. The counselling round is likely to start in the…

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NUC approves LASU open and distance learning and research institute

THE National Universities Commission, NUC, has approved the establishment of the Lagos State University, LASU, Open and Distance Learning and Research Institute, ODLRI. The approval came after a recent visit by the universities’ regulatory body to assess facilities of the institute at the Main Campus of the University in Ojo. The ODLRI was established by the Prof. Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun-led administration to replace the now rested LASU External System, LASUES, and provide opportunity for millions of knowledge seekers who are desirous of pursuing their first degrees in the university, but…

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NUC Approves LASU Open And Distance Learning And Research Institute

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of the Lagos State University (LASU) Open and Distance Learning and Research Institute (ODLRI). The approval came after a recent visit by the Universities Regulatory Body to assess the facilities of the Institute at the Main Campus of the University in Ojo. The ODLRI was established by the Prof. Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun-led administration to replace the now rested LASU External System (LASUES) and provide opportunity for millions of knowledge seekers who are desirous of pursuing their first degrees in the University,…

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THE World University Rankings 2018: No Indian institute in top 200

Poor performance in internationalisation of their campuses and a low research score have pulled down Indian higher education institutes such as the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and some of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018.   While IISc has dropped from the 201-250 band in the previous rankings to the 251-300 band, IIT-Delhi and IIT-Kanpur have fallen from the 401-500 band to the 501-600 band. IIT-Madras fell from the 401-500 band to the 601-800 cohort.   The drop comes at a time when…

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IGNOU to Institute Swaminarayan Chair to Start Vedic, Indic Studies

IGNOU to Institute Swaminarayan Chair to Start Vedic, Indic Studies The Constitution of the Chair is a part of the MoU signed between the university and BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. The organisation will also start certificate, diploma and degree courses in Vedic Spiritual Traditions and Indic Studies in India and abroad. Vedas, Indian Hindu Scripture. (Photo by Education Images via Getty Images) New Delhi: India’s premier distance learning university, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), will soon constitute a Chair named after one of the most influential Hindu sects which have lakhs…

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