Month: March 2018

Bhopal disaster: NGOs for steps by Indian government to hold Dow Chemical criminally liable

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Representatives of organisations working among the survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal today expressed distress and accusing the state and central governments of apathy hinted at the strong possibility of the US Corporation Dow Chemical escaping criminal liability for the disaster. At a press conference, the representatives of various organisations […]

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Tension prevails in communal strife-torn Bihar

Newsroom24x7 Network Patna: No fresh violence was reported today but tension prevailed in communal strife-torn Bihar where the situation is returning to normalcy. There is heavy police deployment in all three Samastipur towns that were hit by communal violence. In Samastipur, the police arrested two BJP leaders today on the charge of inciting communal violence. […]

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Universities should suo-motu put in public domain the guidelines for revaluation of the answer-sheets in larger public interest

Newsroom24x7 Network An open government, which is the cherished objective of the RTI Act, can be realised only if all public offices comply with proactive disclosure norms. Section 4(2) of the RTI Act mandates every public authority to provide as much information suo-motu to the public at regular intervals through various means of communications, including […]

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Universities of Future: Comprehensive internationalisation is as important as adopting to new technology

Newsroom24x7 Network Varanasi: Dr. Anoop Swarup, Vice Chancellor Jagran Lakecity University (JLU), is of the firm view that to be “future ready” India needs a National Technology Plan for Higher Education. Swarup said that at universities, we have to urgently think in terms of the larger global educational ecosystem, and adopting best practices, forecasting the […]

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