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Sterling plummets to 21-month low as UK government pulls Parliament’s vote on Brexit

Victoria Jones – PA Images | PA Images | Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May leaving 10 Downing Street, London, ahead of Prime Minister’s Questions. Sterling slumped to a 21-month low as British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that the government would delay a Brexit vote in the parliament, that had earlier been scheduled for Tuesday. Earlier on Monday, the ... Read More »

Australian government scholarships for 52 Indian students: Envoy

Representative graphic NEW DELHI: Australian envoy Harinder Sidhu on Friday announced that 52 Indian students will be offered the Australian governments prestigious Australia Awards-Endeavour scholarships and Fellowships for 2018. Three Australians will also undertake learning opportunities in India as part of these awards. “I congratulate the successful applicants. They have been selected on the basis of their potential to build educational, research and professional ... Read More »

Over 5,000 computer teachers to be recruited by Haryana government: Manohar Lal Khattar

Over 5,000 regular computer teachers will be recruited by the Haryana government next year. Also, computer education will also be included in the regular course of the state.   Representative image Over 5,000 regular computer teachers will be recruited by the Haryana government next year as per CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s statement. Also, computer education will also be included in ... Read More »

Put Parents in Charge of Education, Not Government

After three court battles, two legislative sessions, and an outside legal bill of over $500,000, we have yet to achieve what parents in Nevada want: the right, and financial ability, to oversee their children’s education. The lesson is one for the entire country. What went wrong? The Republican governor and Democratic-led legislature’s unwillingness to spend $80 million to fund education savings ... Read More »

Medical students in shock: TN government might exempt state from NEET exam

Medical students in shock: TN government might exempt state from NEET exam After widespread protest by medical students in the state to not have NEET in Tamil Nadu and after multiple visits by ministers from the state to Centre, finally Union Minister Nirmala Sitaraman’s promise to exempt Tamil Nadu might become a reality soon. Medical students in shock: TN government ... Read More »

Aadhaar Leak: 210 Government Sites Found Displaying Personal Details, Says Chaudhary

About 210 websites of the central and state government departments were found to be displaying personal details and Aadhaar numbers of beneficiaries, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. “UIDAI (The Unique Identification Authority of India) has taken note of the same and is regularly monitoring the status to get the Aadhaar data removed from the said websites,” Minister of State for Electronics and IT, ... Read More »

E-Commerce Sites Must Show MRP, Other Details From Next Year, Government Rules

HIGHLIGHTS E-commerce websites should mention MRP on products from Jan, 2018 Government rules that other details like expiry date should be given too “Consumers deserve the same protection online as offline,” said the govt To protect online consumers, the government has made it mandatory for e-commerce companies from January 2018 to print not only the MRP on goods but also ... Read More »

US Government Websites Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Rant Attacking Trump

HIGHLIGHTS Several government websites were hacked in Ohio The hack is part of ongoing cyber-terrorism across the globe The message left by the group ended with “I love the Islamic state” Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group. A message posted on the ... Read More »

Infrastructure financing: Narendra Modi government mulls merger of IIFCL, REC, IFCI, PFC

Earlier this year, finance minister Arun Jaitley had said the country required investments worth an estimated Rs 43 lakh crore (about 6 billion) in infrastructure over the next five years. (Reuters) Just like in the banking sector, the government is looking at consolidation in the infrastructure financing space. The government is exploring the possibilities of consolidation by merging companies like ... Read More »

Maharashtra government directs students aged 18 and above to register for voting

Educational institutions under Veterinary and Fisheries Sciences University have been directed by the Maharashtra government to ensure that all the students who have attained 18 years of age enroll in the voters’ list. Students aged 18 and above should register for voting: Maharashtra government         Educational institutions under Veterinary and Fisheries Sciences University have been directed by ... Read More »