MoE’s new curriculum framework: Board exams twice a year, class 11, 12 students to study 2 languages

Delhi, August, 23: The Ministry of Education has unveiled a comprehensive update reflecting the principles of the New Education Policy (NEP). Among the changes, board examinations will undergo a transformation, taking place twice annually. Moreover, students will now have the valuable option to retain their highest scores, offering them a chance to put forward their best performance.

“In classes 11 and 12, students will have to study two languages and one of them has to be an Indian langu...

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India Will Be In World’s Top Three Economies In Coming Years: PM Modi

He said the government has taken several steps to tackle corruption, stop leakages and contain inflation

New Delhi, August 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said there has been an unprecedented surge in India’s exports and noted that India is now the world’s fifth-largest economy due to the efforts of 140 crore citizens. 

Addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on Independence Day, the Prime Minister said India will become the third-largest economy in the next few...

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Parliament Passes Law To Auction And Mining Of Lithium Reserves

Delhi, August 03: India’s parliament has approved a new law aimed at accelerating the extraction of critical minerals, including lithium, essential for electric vehicle (EV) batteries. The legislation permits the government to auction and mine the recently discovered reserves of these minerals, marking a significant step towards meeting the rising demand for EV raw materials.

The law removes lithium and other minerals from the list of atomic minerals, which previously restricted their auc...

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SC Starts Hearing  Pleas Against The Abrogation Of Article 370 Today

Delhi, August 02: The Supreme Court is hearing from August 2 a batch of petitions challenging abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that bestowed special status on the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir. A five-judge constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud is conducting day-to-day hearings from today.

The Bench, also comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Sanjiv Khanna, B.R. Gavai and Surya Kant, had on July 11 fixed July 27 as the deadline for filing writte...

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Kargil Teacher Mohd Jabir Receives Appreciation Letter from PM Modi for Visionary Ideas

VoL Desk, July 30: Mohd Jabir, a distinguished educator from Kargil district, has received an appreciation letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his valuable contributions to the Pariksha Pe Charcha – 2023 initiative.

Mohd Jabir, a recipient of the prestigious National Awards to Teachers – 2022, earned the praise of the Prime Minister for his insightful views on the nation’s development and the growth of students. In the heartfelt letter, PM Modi expressed his gratitude, stating, “...

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Govt likely to allow 8th Muharram procession in Kashmir capital Srinagar

Srinagar, July 21, KNT: The government in Jammu Kashmir is mulling to allow the traditional 8th Muharram procession that remains banned since the onset of militancy in the erstwhile state in the early 90’s.

Reliable sources told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that the first round of meetings between the Shia leaders and Divisional Administration Kashmir ended on a positive note and there is every possibility that the district administration of Srinagar will not impose any restrictions...

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City gas auction in works for J&K, Ladakh, North East

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is planning to auction city gas distribution licences for north-eastern states and the union territories of Ladakh, and Jammu & Kashmir. The PNGRB is in the process of finalising the areas for the 12th city gas bidding round.

It has drawn up a tentative list of areas for which licenses will be auctioned and has sought views from the stakeholders, according to a notification on the website of the regulator. The proposed list of areas i...

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HDFC Bank Opens Doors To New Recruits

Mumbai, May 24, KNT: HDFC Bank has launched Future Bankers 2.0, a pan-India recruitment program to transform young graduates into banking professionals within one year.

 To be offered in association with the Manipal Global Academy of BFSI, Future Bankers 2.0 is a one-year professional diploma that aims to create a robust, future-ready talent pipeline for HDFC Bank’s retail banking business – a key thrust area for the bank.

 The program provides eight months of paid internship and on-th...

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RBI withdraws Rs 2000 currency notes after introducing them in 2018

Srinagar, May 19, KNT: Reserve Bank of India today said that has withdrawn Rs 2,000 denomination bank notes, however, the notes will continue as legal tender.

The Rs 2000 denomination banknote was introduced in November 2016 under Section 24(1) of RBI Act, 1934, primarily to meet the currency requirement of the economy in an expeditious manner after the withdrawal of the legal tender status of all Rs 500 and Rs 1000 banknotes in circulation at that time.

Yogesh Dayal, the Chief General...

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16 Army men killed, 4 injured in accident near Indo-China border in Sikkim Visuals Surface

DEC 23, 2022: Sixteen Army jawans were killed and four others injured when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge at a remote location in North Sikkim near the India-China border on Friday.

According to a senior police officer, the injured have been airlifted to an Army hospital in North Bengal.

The mishap took place at around 8 a.m. at Zema 3, about 15 kms away from Lachen, located at a distance of around 130 km away from State capital Gangtok.

Chungthang Sub-Divi...

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