Coronavirus scare: Education institutes nudge students to go for tests

At a South India-based engineering college chain, the final placements are on in full swing. However, a more pressing issue at hand for the  management is to ensure all students are screened for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Students with symptoms of fever, cold/cough and sudden respiratory problems have been told to contact government hospitals for tests. This step was taken after an Italian exchange student returned home after complaining of an illness. “We have postponed the placement process because getting students screened is an urgent need,” the deputy director of the educational body…

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Telangana Police Recruitment Board to reconsider selection of a candidate having criminal antecedent; Telangana HC

Telangana High Court heard a matter pertaining to an individual who applied for the post of Driver in pursuant to the notification dated 31.05.2018 issued by Telangana State Level Police Recruitment Board, and qualified in the selection conducted in pursuant of the said notification. However, the petitioner is not deputed for induction training, which commenced on 17.01.2020. The Petition was heard by the bench of Justice P Naveen Rao. The counsel appearing for the Petitioner contended that merely on the ground that he was shown as accused in a criminal…

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Vice-President Naidu exhorts institutes to churn out ‘smart manufacturing’ professionals for MSMEs

The gradual increase in adoption of technology among MSMEs also opens a great market opportunity for technology providers. (Reuters) Technology for MSMEs: Stressing on the significance of small businesses in India in the context of India’s potential to benefit from technology adoption and digitisation, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said MSMEs are facing bigger challenges as compared to large businesses. “It would be pertinent to note that SMEs are facing a bigger challenge than the organized large-scale manufacturing in the adoption of these technologies,” Naidu said at an event on Saturday.…

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APSSB Recruitment 2020: Application process for 944 vacant constable and forester posts to start today at online.apssb.in

Application process for ABSSP Recruitment 2020 to start today i.e. February 7, 2020 Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board (APSSB) has invited candidates to apply for 944 vacant posts of Constables and Foresters on their official website. The online application process will start from today i.e. February 7, 2020. Interested candidates can apply online through APSSB official website online.apssb.in. APSSB Recruitment 2020: Important Dates Opening date of application- February 7, 2020 Closing date of application- March 7, 2020 APSSB Recruitment 2020: Vacancy Details APSSB Recruitment 2020: Eligibility Criteria The candidate needs…

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Budget 2020: Common Eligibility Test for recruitment to non-gazetted govt posts

Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman in Budget 2020 proposed a computer-based online common eligibility test for recruitment for non-gazetted government posts. The government has also proposed to set up a National Police University and a National Forensic Science University. Presenting the Budget for 2020-21, Sitharaman said ₹99,300 crore has been allocated for the education sector and ₹3,000 crore for skill development. Sitharaman said the Narendra Modi government will soon announce a new education policy. According to new proposals announced in the budget, urban local bodies will provide internship to young engineers for a…

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Free Agency wants to give every tech worker a career and salary boost

Labor markets, particularly those in the tech industry, are incredibly lopsided against employees. Companies screen, interview, and negotiate with thousands of candidates per year, while employees may only go through recruiting a handful of times in their lives. Inevitably, they can select the wrong positions, pick the wrong managers to work with, and end up with a salary well below market rate. New York City-based Free Agency wants to become the advocate of choice for this high-priced talent. Taking its cue from Hollywood and the sports world, the growing startup wants to…

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CBI raids 3 locations in Delhi-NCR to probe allege fraud in BSF recruitment exam

The CBI has registered a case against Ravi Kumar, a resident of Ghaziabad, in connection with the alleged irregularities. (File Photo for representation) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday raided three locations in Delhi-NCR in connection with alleged irregularities during an examination held for recruitment in the Border Security Force, officials said. The CBI has registered a case against Ravi Kumar, a resident of Ghaziabad, in connection with the alleged irregularities. India Today TV has learnt that the raids were conducted on Saturday morning at the premises connected…

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Top football players are a class apart on many college campuses — due to online course offerings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow is a hero on LSU’s Baton Rouge campus, but he hasn’t seen much of it because he took graduate courses online. Justin Fields rarely has to step inside an Ohio State classroom building because he also does most of his school work online to accommodate his grueling football schedule. Fields, a sophomore quarterback who was a Heisman finalist, said online classes allow him to split his time between studying at home or relaxing with Netflix NFLX, -1.97% and the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, where…

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Now All Railway Recruitments to be conducted through UPSC

Railway Recruitments through UPSC:  Now all the new recruitments in railways will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The way is now clear as Cabinet has approved the merger of its eight services into one known as the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS). Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) will be the single body which will take the preferences indicated by the candidates during filling the application form. As per new arrangement, Railway Board to be headed by Chairman Railway Board (CRB) who will be the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)…

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15 Creative Online Classes to Spark Your Imagination This Month (December 2019)

With the holidays just around the corner and 2020 not far away, you’re probably thinking about two things. The first is what to get your favorite people for this gift-giving season. The other is finalizing your New Year’s resolution (or resolutions). We’ve got a simple answer for both your conundrums: creative online classes. Online art, photography, and business classes are an easy way to learn something new from the convenience of your own home. So, if you’re still trying to find the perfect present, why not give the gift of…

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