29 November 2016 Current Affairs

IIT Bombay placement drive to start on December 1

It is anticipated to witness increase in the core placement venture this session with various stake holders, universities, colleges, and other Public Sector Units (PSU) such as ISRO, Coal India and HPCL, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), BPCL and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) stirring to participate in the placement drive. Following the IIT Kanpur placement drive in the recent times, the IIT Bombay has also announced its placement drive for the 2016 -17 academic session whose first round would be starting from December 1. It is anticipated to witness increase in the core placement venture this session with various stake holders, universities, colleges, and other Public Sector Units (PSU) such as ISRO, Coal India and HPCL, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), BPCL and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) stirring to participate in the placement drive. Since the primary objective of this placement drive is based upon lucrative jobs and job security, there would be a lesser participation from the startups.


National Yoga Policy: SC directs centre to decide within three months

Headed by Justice M B Lokur, the bench directed the Centre to treat the petitions filed on the issue as a representation and take a decision. The Centre has been directed today to take a decision within three months on pleas seeking framing of a national yoga policy and making yoga compulsory for students of Class I-VIII across the country. Headed by Justice M B Lokur, the bench directed the Centre to treat the petitions filed on the issue as a representation and take a decision. The court was hearing the pleas filed by Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, a lawyer and Delhi BJP spokesperson and J C Seth on the issue.


Jharkhand to recruit 18, 000 school teacher

The announcement was furthermore graced by the CM thus pointing out the ardent priority he had for education drive since coming to power. The Jharkhand Chief Minister, Raghubar Das, on Monday assured that the process for the recruitment of around 18, 000 school teachers would be started at the beginning of this coming year. The announcement was furthermore graced by the CM thus pointing out the ardent priority he had for education drive since coming to power. He said that computer classes would be made available for Classes IX and X besides starting a separate skill training programme for students who are weak in studies but sharp in skill intelligence.

 


SC to monitor setting up of International University in Odisha

The bench said it would accord final hearing in the second week of February next year on a batch of appeals and cross-appeals in the case pertaining to acquisition of over 6,000 hectares of land in the state by the Anil Agarwal Foundation, run by the promoter of the UK- based Vedanta group.The Supreme Court on Monday said it may monitor setting up an international university by UK-based Vedanta group in the holy city of Puri in Odisha to ensure that the piece of land is not used for “commercial purposes”.”The land should not be used for commercial purpose other than education. The court can monitor setting up of the university,” a bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice D Y Chandrachud said.

Updated: November 30, 2016 — 8:31 am

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