‘Bangla Pokkho’ seeks job, education reservation for Bengalis in Bengal

Kolkata, Jan 17 (PTI) Bengali outfit ‘Bangla Pokkho’ on Sunday organised a rally in Kolkata demanding reservation for Bengalis in jobs and educational institutions in West Bengal. Bangla Pakkho is an organisation in line with the linguistic identity politics as practiced in the Southern states of India for decades. Alleging that Bengalis More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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Delhi govt allows schools to reopen for Classes 10, 12 from Jan 18

New Delhi, Jan 13 (PTI) The Delhi government on Wednesday allowed all schools in the national capital to reopen for Classes 10 and 12 from January 18 in view of board exams, according to officials of the Directorate More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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BMC allows various education boards to conduct exams in Mumbai

Mumbai, Jan 13 (PTI) The Mumbai civic body has allowed various state, national and international educational boards to conduct exams physically as per their schedule in the city while following all COVID-19 prevention More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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Lok Sabha Speaker’s daughter selected for civil services

New Delhi, Jan 5 (PTI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla’s daughter Anjali has been selected for civil services by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which has released a list of 89 candidates on its reserve More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, December 29th, 2020
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5.31 lakh posts in state police forces, 1.27 lakh in CAPFs lying vacant: BPR&D

New Delhi, Dec 29 (PTI) Over 5.31 lakh posts in police forces of different states and 1.27 lakh posts in Central Armed Police Forces like CRPF and BSF have been lying vacant, the Bureau of Police Research & More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, December 29th, 2020
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‘Want to serve needy’: 64-year-old retired banker enrolls to study MBBS in Odisha

Bargarh (Odisha) [India], December 29 (ANI): “I want to complete the course and serve the needy,” said 64-year-old retired banker Jay Kishore Pradhan, who has cracked National Eligibility cum Entrance More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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Maha to recruit 5,295 police constables soon: Home Minister

Nagpur, Dec 27 (PTI): The Maharashtra government will fill up 12,000 posts of police constables and orders to recruit 5,295 of them will be issued soon, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said here on Sunday. “Maharashtra More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
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JEE-Mains to be held four times a year starting 2021, first round from Feb 23 to 26

New Delhi, Dec 16 (PTI) The JEE-Mains exam for admission to engineering colleges will be held four times a year starting 2021 to offer flexibility to students and a chance to improve their scores, Union Education More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Rly recruitment: Min travel time, masks, voluntary disclosure of COVID status for 2.44 cr applicants

New Delhi, Dec 11 (PTI) The Railways on Friday said computer-based tests to fill 1.4 lakh posts with the national transporter will be conducted following all COVID-19 protocols, including minimum travel time to More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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Cabinet approves Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana to boost employment

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave a nod for Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY) to boost employment in the formal sector and incentivise creation of new employment opportunities More...