Once forced to Quit Education & Beg, This Cabbie now runs 2 Schools and An Orphanage
12.07.17 04:13 - TEAM PT

One day, at the age of seven, Gazi Jallaluddin thought he was having the best day of his life.

Skipping all the way home, with a heart about to explode with joy, he bursts into the door to break the news to his family that he ...
  


Book Fairies Are Dropping Books On The Delhi Metro. You Can Find one If You Look Close Enough
11.07.17 05:46 - TEAM PT

If you travel in the Delhi metro, you know how every commuters' eyes are glued to their smartphones and tablets. A couple from Delhi is working to encourage metro-travelers to put down the tabs and pick up a book, and quite literally at that.
 
A Delhi ...
  


SC gives go-ahead to admissions in IIT, NIT
JEE Advanced 2017
10.07.17 14:15 - team pt

The Supreme Court on Monday lifted the stay on admissions to Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), NITs and other colleges, bringing relief to thousands of students who wrote the joint entrance examination.
 
The apex court has asked the high courts not to interfere in the petition ...
  


Punjab Govt. goes in acceleration mode to speed up promotions of teachers
05.07.17 06:43 - team pt

The Education Department, Punjab, has taken a significant decision aimed at ending the stalemate in the matter of promotion of teachers. The department has decided to hold Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meeting twice in a year to ensure that the teachers eligible for promotion get ...
  


CBSE To Allow Answer Books Scrutiny; Schedule and modalities
30.06.17 10:11 -

CBSE Board has decided to allow scrutiny of answer books of Class 10 and class 12 examinations following Delhi High Court's intervention in the matter. Though, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to allow scrutiny of answer books of only those students ...
  


Indian-origin Eleven year old beats Einstein and Hawking in IQ test
30.06.17 05:45 - Arkadev Ghoshal

An Indian-origin boy in the United Kingdom has managed to score higher than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in an IQ test, making him one of the smartest people around. 
 
Arnav Sharma, who is just 11 years old, is already considered a prodigy because of a ...
  


Amarinder sends strong message, orders PSEB chairman to resign for poor Class X results
25.05.17 16:47 - TEAM PT

Pinning the responsibility for the shockingly poor Class X Board exam results on the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the department chairman to resign, paving the way for a major overhauling of the school education system in ...
  


Education Minister Lauds But CM Dismayed by Class X Results
23.05.17 00:00 - team pt

Taking an extremely serious view of the poor Class X Board exam results, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has issued strict instructions to the Education Minister to prepare a blueprint for raising the standards of education in the state.
 
It may be recalled here that ...
  


Punjab-origin boy wins third position in Spelling Bee of Canada Championship
11.05.17 18:17 - team pt

Praneet Singh Arora of Khalsa School Newton, Surrey has secured the third position in the Spelling Bee of Canada Championship 2017 in the Intermediate category (12-14 years).

Around 170 students from different provinces participated in the Championship on May 7 in Toronto. There were around 50 ...
  


Captain issues orders for infrastucture development, WIFI facility in Govt. Schools
10.05.17 20:54 - team pt

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday approved a policy for online transfer of government teachers from the next academic session, on the lines of a similar system existing in several other states, including neighbouring Haryana.

The decision, taken by the Chief Minister at an Education ...
  


Punjab govt. withdraws dress code for female teachers banning ‘indecent’ clothing
09.05.17 20:33 - team pt

Facing flak for its order directing female teachers not to wear "jeans, tops and bright suits", the Punjab government today withdrew the directive while suspending two employees of the education department in this regard. 

The state education department had yesterday, in an order, imposed the dress ...
  


Amarinder asks Health Minister to Secure future of Gian Sagar, Chintpurni Medical College students
26.04.17 19:17 - TEAM PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the state Health Minister to initiate steps for the issuance of a show-cause notice to the Chintpurni Medical College, where classes are not being conducted regularly for quite some time now, and which has been asked by ...
  


Modi Govt responsible for privatization of education system: Channi
21.04.17 20:16 - TEAM PT

Punjab Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi today visited the Panjab University Campus and met agitating students and University Authorities to solve the current issue of fee hike. Channi said that Modi led Union Government is responsible for degradation of government education due to its ...
  


There is no Khalsa University anymore at Amritsar; Govt scraps Act
19.04.17 01:44 - team pt

THE PUNJAB government has decided to scrap the controversial Khalsa University Act 2016 to save the historic 125-year-old Khalsa College from losing its heritage status by falling prey to privatisation.
 
A decision to this effect was taken by the state cabinet at a meeting, chaired by ...
  


DEKHO, DEKHO - Who is fighting for Panjab University students, and how!
18.04.17 04:56 - Nischay pal

"Kitna bechara VC hai, yeh bhee socho zara, us ko HRD wale bahut torture karte hain”
 
** "We are very thankful to the police, because when we came here to this Sector 17 plaza, we told the police that we will only hold a small protest ...
  


Scholarship for meritorious students’s admission in Govt Polytechnic & Engineering Colleges
17.04.17 06:31 - team pt

Punjab Technical Education & Industrial Training Minister Charanjit Singh Channi today announced to introduce bio-metric attendance system in the all the colleges and ITI’s of the Punjab Technical Education Department. While presiding over a first review meeting of the department here today, Technical Education Minster ...
  


Punjabi University, GNDU vice-chancellors resign
15.03.17 18:15 - TEAM PT

Punjabi University Vice-Chancellor Dr Jaspal Singh and Guru Nanak Dev University Vice-Chancellor Prof Ajaib Singh Brar have resigned from their posts.
 
Jaspal Singh met Governor VP Badnore in Chandigarh on Tuesday evening and put in his papers whereas Brar submitted his resignation today.
 
Prof AS Brar, who ...
  


JNU wins 'Visitor's Award' for best varsity despite all the negative limelight
03.03.17 01:35 - team pt

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), which has been at the centre of controversies for over a year, has bagged the annual 'Visitor's Award' for the best varsity in the country.

JNU has been hogging limelight for all the wrong reasons since last February when three of its ...
  


Guru Nanak Dev University organises Annual Convocation
02.03.17 06:07 - TEAM PT

"As leaders of the future global community, I urge you to develop sensitivity towards the ever evolving human needs and address these in a sustainable manner. And from this platform, I exhort all of you to contribute to the best of your abilities to the ...
  


Youth should participate in democratic process: Punjab Governor
25.01.17 08:07 - TEAM PT

Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore today called upon the youth of the state to enthusiastically take part in the largest democratic process in Punjab by ensuring 100% voting in the upcoming Assembly Elections in the state.

Addressing a massive gathering, especially the youth at the National ...
  



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