30 November 2016 Current Affairs

CBSE launches digital repository ‘Parinam Manjusha’ to enable students view mark sheets online

CBSE has come up with digital academic repository called ‘Parinam Manjusha’, which will allow students to find their mark sheets and other certificates online. The programmer’s website says, ”CBSE and its regional offices can store, access and update academic records of students in a central repository.” The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has come up with digital academic repository called ‘Parinam Manjusha’, which will allow students to find their mark sheets, pass and migration certificates online. It has been developed by the board in collaboration with NEGD (DigiLocker) and is available at www.cbse.digitallocker.gov.in the users are required to get themselves registered on the website and after paying the verification fee online, they will then be able to check the certificates. The documents will be sent to the employer through mail and the applicant will be notified, thus preventing students from submitting fake documents.


Research on quantum technology, synthetic biology: Main focus of Bose institute in centenary year

“As part of the synthetic biology program, we will focus on therapeutically and agriculturally important problems in biology, using approaches of systems and synthetic biology. This includes, engineering organisms to produce naturally occurring complex drugs in large quantities,” officiating director of the institute JC Bose.To celebrate the centenary of legendary Indian scientist JC Bose, Bose institute will boost research in emerging areas of synthetic biology to redesign living systems and launch a novel program in complex systems leading to quantum internet. Eminent scientist JC Bose inaugurated the institute on November 30, 1917 which coincided with his birthday. The institute will celebrate its 100th Foundation Day on Tuesday and a series of international conferences and workshops have been lined up till December 2017 for the centenary year.


Govt approves inclusion of 15 new castes in Central OBC list

“The changes will enable the persons belonging to these castes/communities to avail the benefits of reservation in Government services and posts as well as in Central Educational Institutions as per the existing policy,” according to an official statement. The government on Wednesday approved inclusion of 15 new castes and modification in 13 other castes in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs). The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal. The National Commission of Backward Classes (NCBC) had recommended a total of 28 changes in respect of 8 states —Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand.


Virat Kohli climbs to career-best 3rd in Test rankings

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli has moved up to a career-best third position in the latest ICC rankings for batsmen after leading his team to an eight-wicket win over England in Mohali. Starting the five-Test series against England in 15th position, Kohli has risen at a fast pace, scoring 405 runs in three Tests so far. India currently lead the series 2-0.The 28-year-old Kohli scored 62 and six not out in the recently-concluded third Test to move to 833 points. Top-ranked in T-20 Internationals and second in One-Day Internationals, Kohli will look to improve his ranking further in the remaining two Test matches against England.

Updated: December 4, 2016 — 12:10 pm

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