12 October 2016 Current Affairs

In high-quality scientific research, India ranks second across the globe

Indian institutions have gained position among the top 100 highest performers across the acrobat, including the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). According to the latest survey released by the Springer Nature, India ranked second amongst the countries with top increase in contribution to high-quality scientific research just next to China.

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India has shown its absolute rule in scientific research quality at the global level despite the country’s poor presentation in ‘best universities survey’ in recent times.”India’s emergence as one of the world’s largest economies is being reflected by its increasing benefaction to the world’s high-quality research publications as the Nature Index Rising Stars has shown,” Derk Haank, Chief Executive Officer of Springer Nature, said releasing the report yesterday.

State government decide to re-open admissions for BED programes

In a bid to balance proper proportion of students in the B.Ed program, as two of every three vacancies in hundred of college divisions are lying vacant, the state government has distinct to re-open admission procedure for the B.Ed program on Friday. The B.Ed aspirants can apply for same through online and choose their college preferences. Despite the closure of B.Ed admission in Maharashtra last week, several colleges faced student’s shortage in B.Ed program. A large proportion of seats, to be precise, two of every three seats are lying vacant across the colleges The state and single colleges conducted separate Common Entrance Test (CET) for B.Ed program previous year. There were near about 50 state serve colleges and 550 unaided colleges last year .CET for single colleges are organize by Maharashtra Vinaanudanit Adhyapak.

Mahavidyalaya Sansthachalk Association, an umbrella body of around 550 unaided BEd colleges.

Pakistani hacker group hacked the websites of Government Law College (GLC) in Mumbai and a private college in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
The hackers put a message on GLC college website, saying “To all Indians out there…surgical strike…lolx…”, apparently mentioning to the Indian Army’s recent surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). An officer of the Cyber Crime Cell of Mumbai Police said, ”We are investigating the IP address from which the website was spoil. The GLC website is hosted through a private server and the hackers may have taken advantage of the security loopholes in it.” A suspected Pakistani hacker group hacked the websites of Government Law College (GLC) in Mumbai and a private college in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The complaint was lodged only after a few students alerted the authorities last evening.

Discussions on issues of imperialism, peace and security, civil and human rights: BRICS summit in Goa

Representatives of different social movements from BRICS countries will attend a two-day people’s forum beginning in Goa tomorrow where they are likely to voice opposition against neo-liberalism.“Hundreds of people, representing various social movements, trade unions, academia and civil society formations from BRICS countries will assemble in Goa on October 13-14  to participate in the People’s meeting on BRICS and share analysis, struggle notes and build solidarity in the resistance against neo-liberalism and corporate globalization,” a press release by the organizers said here. The people’s meeting will be held at Xavier Centre of Historical Research at Alto Perform, Goa, prior to the official BRICS summit in the state on October 15-16 in which chief of the member countries would participate.

Updated: October 13, 2016 — 2:47 pm

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