Smart India Hackathon finals on March 30-31

New Delhi , March 22

The grand finale of the Smart India Hackathon 2018 (Software Edition) will be held on March 30 and 31 at 28 nodal centres across the country, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday.

Now Rajasthan synonymous with IT and technology: Raje

Jaipur , March 21

Now Rajasthan is no more limited to history tales, but stands synonymous with the IT industry and technology which is sure to bring in golden future for the state, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Wednesday.

Arunachal government to promote and preserve indigenous scripts

Dahung (Arunachal Pradesh) , March 21

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday promised his government's support and cooperation in promoting and preserving already existing indigenous scripts and those being developed for teaching in the state's schools.

Disabilities quota upped to 5% in PG medical courses

New Delhi , March 21

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday said it has agreed to amend the regulation for admission to PG medical courses increasing the percentage of seats reserved for disabled persons from three to five per cent.

CBI arrests Bhopal medical college chairman in Vyapam scam

Bhopal , March 22

The CBI has arrested Bhopal's L.N. Medical College Chairman J.N. Chouksey in connection with admission irregularities pertaining to the Pre-Medical Test 2012 conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam, an official said on Thursday.

Delhi Budget: 26% allocation for education

New Delhi , March 22

Twenty-six per cent of the Rs 53,000 crore Delhi Budget for 2018-19 has been allocated for education, Finance Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Thursday.

Could not understand logic behind demonetisation: Narayana Murthy

Kolkata , March 21

Describing himself as "not an expert on economics", Infosys co-founder and India's IT industry doyen N R Narayana Murthy on Wednesday said he could not understand the logic behind the Narendra Modi government's note ban move in November 2016, particularly when it remonetised the monetary system with same or even higher denomination currency notes.

Accused JNU teacher highly influential, say complainants

New Delhi , March 21

Five of the eight JNU students, who have accused a senior professor of molestation, on Wednesday said they did not report the incidents of molestation to the university's anti-harassment committee because the panel is full of supporters of the "highly influential" teacher.