In a graphic: How Goa’s politics could take a turn because of five new politicians

Since joining the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on October 29, tennis icon Leander Paes has become the party’s face in Goa, doing rounds of the state and meeting with citizens across the social spectrum. In these meetings, he frequently highlights his Goan roots, insisting he is a son-of-the-soil who might have been away from the state, but not from its culture. His father, Vece Paes, is from Assolna in Velim constituency, a Congress bastion till 2017. Paes has been focusing on the issues like unemployment, women’s safety and mining. He has…

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British Council Announces New Scholarship For Indian Students, Young Professionals

The British Council has invited applications for a new Creative Economy Scholarship programme. Ten scholarships worth a total of over 149,000 pound are on offer for Indian students and young professionals to pursue postgraduate studies in the area of Culture Policy and Arts Management at four universities in the United Kingdom. Candidates can apply for the scholarship directly with the participating universities – Birmingham City University, Goldsmiths University of London, King’s College London and University of Glasgow, the council said. Resident Indian citizens with “relevant work experience or proven interest…

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Germany gets new chancellor after 16 years of Merkel

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks as he arrives for the first cabinet meeting of the new German government at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday. — AP BERLIN: Social Democrat Olaf Scholz was sworn in as German chancellor on Wednesday, ending Angela Merkel’s 16 years of conservative rule and paving the way for his coalition government that has promised to boost green investment and strengthen European unity. Scholz, 63, who over the past four years served as vice chancellor and finance minister in coalition with Merkel, won a majority…

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Jammu group questions new J&K Class-IV recruitment rules

Sharma on Friday said that according to the rules, any person can apply in any district of J&K, and given that “we seriously need to consider that Kashmiris can apply in any district of Jammu’’. A day after he welcomed the new rules for recruitment of Class-IV employees in Jammu and Kashmir as “reasonable classification”, Ankur Sharma, chairman of Ikkjutt Jammu, which claims to fight against purported attempts by Kashmiris to change Jammu’s demography, on Friday criticised the same rules, saying that these will lead to “waves of Kashmiri settlements…

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20 Creative Classes That’ll Get You Started on a New Artistic Skill This Year

So, you’ve made your new year’s resolutions. Now, you just need to figure out how to accomplish them! If one of your goals is to learn a new creative skill, online classes are an easy way to get started. Sites including CreativeLive, Bluprint, and CreativeBug offer thousands of e-courses that cover a myriad of subjects. Many are beginner-level classes that make it possible to dive into a new artistic field from the comfort of your own home. With yearly resolutions in mind, we’ve selected 20 classes that offer great introductions to topics in arts,…

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FSSAI, New Delhi Recruitment 2019 for 06 Food Analyst Posts, Apply Online

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), New Delhi has invited applications for the recruitment to the posts of Food Analyst. FSSAI is looking for dynamic, proficient and motivated candidates who are looking for exciting career opportunities in Food Regulatory System and wanted to be work on food industry. The eligible candidates can apply online through the FSSAI’s official website on or before 11 November 2019. Closing date of online application: 11 November 2019 Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Vacancy Details:  Food Analyst: 06 Posts Eligibility Criteria for…

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SSB Recruitment 2019: New job notification released for male, female for Constable posts

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has released a job notification for the posts Constable (General Duty). All male and female candidates can apply for the vacancies released by SSB. As per the notification, 290 vacancies have been released by SSB for the position of Combatised CTs (Tradesmen i.e. Tailor, Washerman, Safaiwala, Cobbler, Cook, Barber, CT (Orderlies) Gardner, Water Carrier, and Waiter). Interested male and female candidates can apply for the latest vacancy before 7th June 2019. Scroll down to read more vacancy details: Total vacancy released: SSB Delhi has invited application…

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Railway Recruitment 2019: New jobs announced – What aspirants should know

Indian Railways Recruitment 2019: The Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) of Northern Railway has invited applications from interested candidates for as many as 678 vacant positions of Station Master, Pointsman A & B, Guard/Goods, Inspector Kh, Gateman Optg & Ministerial Cadre at its official website–www.rrcnr.org. Interested candidates should submit their applications by May 9, 2019. According to the Indian Railways notification, category-wise vacancy details are: Station Master- 61, Pointsman- 288, Guard/Goods- 238, Inspector Kh- 05, Gateman Optg- 82, and Ministerial Cadre- 04. Notably, these posts belong to ‘Re-engagement of Retired Railway…

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University of Technology Sydney offers new scholarship to Indian students

NEW DELHI, APRIL 13: Indian high school students, who want to fast-track into the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in Australia, can now apply for a new scholarship at UTS Insearch and complete their first year in just eight months. The new UTS Insearch Aspire Advantage Scholarship is for motivated students who have the academic aptitude to complete an Accelerated program in two semesters in a supportive and fast-paced learning environment at the premium pathway institute. Australia is the second most popular destination for globally mobile students from India, according to…

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Tips to find fulfilment in your career: Set goals, take an online course, connect with new people

What do Madonna and Binny Bansal have in common? They both promote the art of reinventing yourself. In a recent interview, the former CEO of Flipkart said that before co-founding the e-commerce website, he was not satisfied with his job and so he decided to find his own purpose. While not everyone can quit and chase their dreams, you can update and reinvent your career to help you find fulfilment. Read these tips to get you started. Both Binny Bansal and Madonna promote the art of reinventing yourself. Change it up While it may be obvious,…

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