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BPUT Students To Get 2nd Chance To Clear Exams
Technical Institutions, Hostels To Reopen In Odisha From August 9

Amid the Covid pandemic, the Odisha government has finally decided to reopen the technical institutions in the State.

Odisha: Inter-State Bus Services Suspended, Educational Institutes And Hostels To Remain Closed From Today

Bhubaneswar: Amid the fast rising cases of Covid-19 infection in Odisha, the inter-State bus transportation will be suspended from today i.e. April 19. However, passenger bus movement would be allowed…

Pakistan to open educational institutions
Covid-19: Pakistan Set To Reopen Educational Institutions From Mid-September

Islamabad: Pakistan is all set to reopen educational institutions from mid-September after a six-month hiatus with the steady improvement in the COVID-19 situation in the country, which recorded just one death due to the disease in the last 24 hours, officials said on Saturday. Education institutions are closed from March 16 due to the coronavirus. […]

COVID-19 Outbreak: Odisha First State To Extend Lockdown Till April 30

Bhubaneswar: Putting all speculations to rest over proposals to extend the nationwide lockdown imposed in the country which is scheduled to end on April 14, the Odisha Government on Thursday decided to extend Coronavirus lockdown in the entire State for 16 more days till April 30. In doing so, Odisha has become the first State […]

UGC lays guidelines to promote fitness in educational institutions

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission(UGC) released guidelines for promoting fitness and well being in universities and colleges across the country as part of the Fit India Movement. According to the guidelines, all higher education institutes need to give priority to physical and mental fitness of students and staff. They should evolve a mechanism for implementation […]

AICTE Makes Patent Sharing Mandatory For Educational Institutions

New Delhi: In a significant move, the AICTE has made it mandatory for academic bodies to share patent rights with a researcher, if the facilities of the institution are used while developing a product or a technology. The Intellectual Property Right (IPR) norm is outlined by the All India Council of Technical Education’s it its […]

'Mad Tiger' hacks over 60 Odisha govt colleges and official websites!

Bhubaneswar: Once again, exposing lapses in security features, several websites of different colleges and associations were reportedly hacked across Odisha on Saturday. Though it is still not clear which group of cyber hackers is behind the hacking of websites, the homepage of compromised websites carry the name of ’Mad Tiger’. Over 60 websites including several […]

HWC 2018: Govt announces holiday for educational institutions in Bhubaneswar tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Schools and other educational institutions will remain closed tomorrow in Bhubaneswar in view of the inaugural event of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at Kalinga Stadium. A notification in this regard was issued by the Chief Minister office (CMO) today. The government has also decided to close all government offices across the State […]

NIRF ranking 2018
NIRF Rankings 2018: Four Odisha Institutions in Top 100

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of HRD Prakash Javadekar along with Minister of State Satyapal Singh released the All-India Rankings of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) at Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital today. Four educational institutions from Odisha found a place in Top 100 educational institutes in India. SOA University, Bhubaneswar was ranked 38 while NIT, Rourkela; […]

Educational Institutions created through Act of Parliament exempted from FCRA

New Delhi: The HRD Ministry today clarified that the institutions created through an Act of Parliament do not need an FCRA licence to receive foreign funds. The Home Ministry has cancelled the FCRA licences of several hundred organisations, including DU, JNU and IIT Delhi, for failing to file annual returns for five consecutive years. “Institutions […]

Govt to invest Rs 1,000 crore to make 20 universities 'world class'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government plans to invest Rs 1,000 crore to transform 20 universities into “world class” educational institutions. In his Independence Day address from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort here, Modi said the government had taken an important step “to grant the universities freedom from […]

Schools, colleges open, curfew relaxed for 7 hours in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: With normalcy limping back gradually to the strife-torn town, all educational institutions, banks and government offices opened today and curfew was relaxed for seven hours as no major incident of violence has been reported for last two days. Educational institutions have remained open from 8 am to 10am. The curfew was relaxed from 7 […]

Four from Odisha make it to top 100 edu institutes across India

Bhubaneswar: Four educational institutions from Odisha have made it to the top 100 list of institutes announced by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). According to the ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings for higher educational institutions in India, in overall ranking; Sikha ‘O’ Anusandhan University in the State capital has secured 33rd rank […]

Life returns to normal in J&K
Life returns to normal in J&K

Srinagar: Life started normally here and in other places in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday after a day’s shutdown. Shops, public transport, educational institutions and other businesses opened normally here as less security men were seen around. Banks, post offices and government offices started functioning normally. No separatist group has called for a shutdown on Thursday. […]

Bharat Bandh: Odisha govt asks collectors to take stock of law and order

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of Bharat Bandh call given by several opposition parties including the Congress tomorrow to protest against the Centre’s demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, the Odisha government today asked the district collectors to stay on alert to avert any untoward incident. “I am directed to say that it is […]