UPSC Recruitment 2019: 358 new posts announced; Check eligibility, vacancy details; apply on upsconline.nic.in

UPSC Recruitment 2019: 358 new posts announced; Check eligibility, vacancy details; apply on upsconline.nic.in

UPSC Recruitment 2019: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued a recruitment notification for 358 Medical officer, Assistant Professor, Scientist, Director and Senior Lecturer posts. UPSC Recruitment 2019: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued a recruitment notification for 358 Medical officer, Assistant Professor, Scientist, Director and Senior Lecturer posts. The last date for submission of the application form for these posts is January 31, 2019. The applicants may apply in the prescribed format before the last date. The applicants have to follow the instruction given on the official notification while applying for…

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Aditi Rao Hydari on #MeToo: I lost work for eight months

Aditi Rao Hydari on #MeToo: I lost work for eight months

When Aditi Rao Hydari called out the “dizzying heights of hypocrisy” in the film industry, she lost work for eight months. At the India Today Conclave South 2018 in Visakhapatnam, the actress revealed that there were consequences when she opened up about the #MeToo movement. “I remember when I started, I was extra-naive because I came from a protected background. I didn’t know that the rumours were true, that things like this did happen. And honestly, I have not had such a bad time. I had one incident which actually…

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APPSC Announces Recruitment Of Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspectors; Application To Begin On December 12

APPSC Announces Recruitment Of Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspectors; Application To Begin On December 12

  Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC), Vijaywada has released official notification for recruitment of Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspectors in AP Transport Subordinate Service. The recruitment will be done for 23 vacant posts out of which 17 are fresh vacancies and 6 are carried forward vacancies. These vacancies are not open for physically handicapped candidates. If the applications received by the commission is more than 25,000, the commission may conduct an offline screening test followed by a Main examination, otherwise only a Main examination will be conducted. Important Dates Commencement…

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Well on track to meet BS-VI emission norms for M&HCV range: Ashok Leyland

Well on track to meet BS-VI emission norms for M&HCV range: Ashok Leyland

Hinduja group’s flagship firm Ashok Leyland on Monday said it is well on track to meet the upcoming BS-VI emission norms across its medium and heavy commercial vehicles (M&HCV) range. The Chennai-based company said it has achieved internal milestone regarding the development of BS-VI emission technology across its M&HCV range. “We have now achieved our internal milestone on emission capability for our entire range of M&HCV vehicles,” Ashok Leyland Senior VP Product Development N Saravanan said in a regulatory filing. The company’s new technology continues to build upon the successfully…

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Free online courses phased out to focus on smaller, revenue-producing programs

Free online courses phased out to focus on smaller, revenue-producing programs

Two free online courses that GW has offered for nearly five years were phased out this summer, officials said. The classes – a business school course about the Federal Reserve and a law school course about patent law – were nixed this summer after first launching in 2012. Officials said the courses were “outdated” and the cuts fall in line with GW’s online learning strategy, which has shifted in recent years to focus on smaller courses. University spokeswoman Maralee Csellar said massive, open online courses are not a focus of GW’s…

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Former England Opener Nick Compton Calls Time on Career

Former England Opener Nick Compton Calls Time on Career

A day after Andrew Strauss stepped down from his post in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), one of his many opening partners Nick Compton called time on his career.  The 35-year-old English batsman, the grandson of English legend Denis Compton, played 16 Test matches and scored 775 with an average of 28.70. “The pinnacle of my career was following in my grandfather Denis Compton’s footsteps, having achieved my dream of playing and winning Test series for England,” the former England international told the Middlesex’s website. Compton, who also…

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The Guardian view on mobile phones: schools are better without them

The Guardian view on mobile phones: schools are better without them

 ‘Some games are so overwhelmingly attractive when they first appear that unhappy children can be entirely swept away in them.’ Photograph: Alamy When a minister in this government stumbles on a policy that is both popular and good, it’s newsworthy. Matt Hancock, the digital minister, has suggested that schools ban the use of mobile phones by their pupils. Amanda Spielman, the head of Ofsted, agrees. In France, the Macron government has put forward legislation that will ban the use of phones in all primary and middle schools. This removes the matter from the…

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Amarinder seeks review of revised guidelines on post-matric scholarship for SC students

Amarinder seeks review of revised guidelines on post-matric scholarship for SC students

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged the Centre to review the revised guidelines for the post-matric scholarship scheme for Scheduled Castes students. Singh pointed out that “these guidelines amounted to the Centre indirectly absolving itself of contributing any money towards the scheme in Punjab…” In a letter written to Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot, the chief minister cited the revised guidelines, dated May 3, 2018, received by his government to note that the move was highly detrimental to furthering the career prospects of poor SC students, who could not pay the high tuition and admission…

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Distance learning on the rise

Distance learning on the rise

Online MBA programs offer students the ability to study anywhere and at any time they choose, even while holding down a job, so long as they have access to the internet. According to the Graduate Management Admissions Council, flexibility, and having access to high-quality programs without the need for travel, are two of the biggest reasons why students are choosing to take an MBA program online rather than on a traditional campus. There are a wide array of MPA programs beginning to pop up online, and while most require at…

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Student loan cutbacks not expected to land on Trump’s desk this year

Student loan cutbacks not expected to land on Trump’s desk this year

Republicans who were eager to impose new restrictions on federal student lending and loan forgiveness are likely to be stymied this year by Democrats. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. No more PLUS loans for grad students! Public Service Loan Forgiveness to be eliminated! No more subsidized student loans! If you see some scary-looking headlines like these about legislation making its way through Congress in coming weeks, you can probably take them with a grain of salt. Republicans who were eager to impose new restrictions on federal student lending and loan forgiveness are likely…

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