NEET 2021: TN Govt. sets up committee to examine impact of exam on medical admissions, seeks public opinion

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 1, 2021. Tamil Nadu government has constituted a high-level committee to study the impact of the NEET 2021 on medical admissions. Taking it forward, the government has asked the general public to share their opinion on NEET…

How CBSE would give marks to Class 12 students? CBSE Marking Scheme explained

Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has submitted its evaluation criteria for Class 12 result 2021 with the Supreme Court. The board has proposed to use Class 10, 11 and 12 marks to compute the final marks for the students. Also, the marks scored by students would be moderated on the basis of the school’s…

Yoga Certification: ICCR appointed as Personnel Certification Body of Yoga Certification Board

Yoga Certification Board of India has appointed Indian Council for Cultural Relations as the personnel certification body. ICCR, along with the Ministry of Ayush, will now start Yoga Certification courses for the professionals across the world. Apart from holding Yoga courses, ICCR will now ensure Indian…

AP SSC Exam 2021: Andhra Pradesh Government will decide on exams at appropriate time, says Education Minister

The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday said it would take a right decision on conducting the year-end examinations for Class 10 and Intermediate students at the appropriate time. “We are keenly observing the situation. We will take an appropriate decision at the appropriate time,” Education Minister A…

CBSE tells SC: Will declare this year’s board exam results by July 31

The Supreme Court has made it clear that mandatory board exams can’t be held this year in view of the pandemic, and any optional exams for students wishing to appear can only take place after a detailed timeline for the same is submitted before the court for further consideration. Allowing the Central Board of…

Licious plans to open 30 stores across India by year-end

Online meat and seafood start-up Licious is planning to open 30 stores across India by the end of the year. “Starting from Bengaluru, NCR, Mumbai as a first step will be followed by Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata, confirms Abhay Hanjura, co-founder, Licious in an interview with CNBC-TV18‘s Storyboard.…

Delhivery IPO plans puts spotlight on logistic firm; TCI, Mahindra Logistics, Gati shares rally

The proposed initial public offering (IPO) by the Gurgaon-based logistics tech startup – Delhivery, has provided a much-needed fillip to the logistic services sector. Several companies namely, Blue Dart, Gati, and Gateway Distripark are witnessing increased investor interest following Delhivery’s plan to sell a…

Closing Bell: Sensex ends 178 points lower, Nifty below 15,700; banks, metal drag

Indian indices ended lower on Thursday, weighed by banks and financials after the US Federal Reserve pulled up the rate hike timeline to 2023 from 2024 earlier citing rising inflation. The Sensex ended 178 points lower at 52,323 while the Nifty fell 76 points to settle at 15,691. “Indian equities traded…

BMW starts European road tests of hydrogen fuel cell cars

The BMW Group has started to test vehicles that use a hydrogen fuel cell drivetrain, with the German automotive giant putting the technology through its paces “in everyday conditions on European roads.” In an announcement Wednesday, the firm explained prototypes of the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT would be tested…

Mamata Banerjee calls Bengal violence claims ‘BJP’s gimmick’, condemns Centre’s efforts to ‘control’ Twitter

Days after West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote to Mamata Banerjee complaining about her “studied silence” on cases of post-election violence in the state, the chief minister Thursday targeted the Central government saying there is “no political violence” anywhere in Bengal and that it is all…