WBPSC Recruitment 2020: HC slams official for not providing copies of exam answer sheets to applicant – Times of India

KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on the Public Service Commission, West Bengal, observing that its state public information officer (SPIO) has committed gross illegality by not supplying certified copies of answer sheets to an applicant. Dismissing a petition by the PSC, Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay directed that the … Read more

Most states not yet ready to unlock schools, to take call after festive season | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Union education ministry has paved the way for re-opening of schools from October 15 under Unlock 5.0, but most states are not willing to throw the school gates open yet. While some states are still deliberating on when to open schools, many are waiting for the festival season to get over even … Read more

OJEE, Common PG Entrance Test to commence from tomorrow – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) and Common PG Entrance Test (CPET)-2020 will commence from Monday onwards. While OJEE will continue till October 19, CPET will be concluded on October 22. Around 79,800 candidates are scheduled to appear the OJEE. CPET-2020, which is being conducted for the first time in the state, will be attended … Read more

Mega government plan for rural tap water supply | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Setting itself an ambitious target, the government plans to boost the coverage of tap water connections in villages by a whopping one-and-a-half times (155%) by next year in comparison to the current financial year. This will be the biggest jump under the Jal Jeevan Mission, which aims to ensure universal drinking tap water … Read more

Tantuja to supply 1.5 crore masks for school children – Times of India

KOLKATA: The West Bengal State Handloom Weavers Co-operative Society Ltd, also known as ‘Tantuja’, will supply around 1.5 crore masks to students of government schools in the state, an official said on Saturday. The state’s education department had earlier said masks are a must for children when they go to schools for mid-day meal ration. … Read more

Odisha girl gets 325 online certificates during lockdown – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Making the best use of lockdown Sudhanya Nath, a PhD scholar, has received as many as 317 certificates after joining professional webinars, workshops, training, quiz and various other competitions like painting, singing, meme, handicraft, photography and videography. Many of these events were international and hosted by countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. … Read more

WBUHS MBBS exams likely to start in first week of December – Times of India

KOLKATA: The pandemic has pushed back the professional MBBS examination schedule. The West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS) has pegged the tentative examination date in the first week of December for first-year professional MBBS, second-year professional MBBS and third-year professional MBBS – part I and part II – in order. But the delay in … Read more

No complete lockdown in West Bengal on Sep 12 in interest of NEET candidates: Mamata Banerjee – Times of India

KOLKATA: The state-wide complete lockdown on September 12 has been withdrawn in the interest of the students appearing for NEET, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Thursday. The decision was taken to help ease their travel to the centres for appearing in the all-India exam, which is scheduled on September 13, she said. … Read more

Jadavpur University final semester exams in digital mode but no dates fixed

KOLKATA: Jadavpur University has decided that the final semester examination in arts and science stream will be held in digital mode but the date for the tests has not been fixed, an official said on Monday. The faculty meeting of the university on Sunday decided not to fix the date for holding the examination, keeping … Read more