India’s gender gap has widened this year

DAINIK NATION BUREAU According to the India Skills Report, 2018, the economic participation of women in the workforce has decreased from 32 per cent in 2016 to 23 per cent in 2018. A number of factors are at play here, where automation is already affecting most jobs. Typically, the low-level jobs opted by women are now being automated and fewer ...

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IOC invites application for job

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has invited applications from eligible graduates who have passed CA/ CMA Intermediate for recruitment to Assistant Officer post. Candidates should also have minimum three years of relevant experience, post CA/ CMA Intermediate qualification, of working in Finance/ Accounts/ Taxation/ Cost Accounting/ Auditing etc. ‘Maximum 30 years as on 30 th June,2018 for ...

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HC orders college to return fee of 8 students in next 45 days

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DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Madras High Court has directed a university to refund fees collected from eight students and to pay them Rs 25 lakh each as compensation within 45 days for admitting them under the NRI quota when they had not appeared for the NEET and thereby, spoiling their career. Justice S Vaidyanathan, who gave the directive when a ...

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Anukreethy Vas wins Femina Miss India-2018

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old college student from Tamil Nadu, has been crowned fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018 in an extravagant ceremony held here, hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana. Meenakshi Chaudhary, 21, from Haryana was declared the first runner-up while Andhra Pradesh’s Shrey Rao Kamvarapu, 23, stood as the second runner-up in ...

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Will lateral entry be more rigorous than current UPSC selection?

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Barely a week after its notification on officially allowing lateral entry into the administration, the Centre has started working towards putting a rigorous, testing mechanism for candidates seeking direct entry into senior bureaucracy. The process is likely to include vetting of the applications by independent teams of sectoral, governance and HR experts from the private and public ...

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UPPSC exam would commence as per schedule

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DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Supreme Court today refused to stay the UP Public Service Commission mains examination slated for June 18 and set aside the Allahabad High Court order for a re-evaluation of answer sheets of the preliminary test. A vacation bench of justices U U Lalit and Deepak Gupta allowed the appeal of UPPSC against the high court order. ...

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World skill competition to be held in Russia

DAINIK NATION BUREAU A skill competition was for the first time organized under the leadership of Secretary, Skill Development, Dr. Pankaj Kumar Pandey. In the first phase, the skill competition was organized between 5-7 April 2018 at Garhwal Mandal, in the second phase between 10 -12 April 2018 at Kumaon Mandal and in the third phase between 15-18 April 2018 ...

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Education is the key in social change

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Governor Dr.K.K.Paul said today that education is the key to social change. It can enable women to become empowered and confident. He expressed these views while addressing, as the chief guest, the annual prize distribution ceremony at MCM DAV College for Women, Chandigarh. He said that the college had established itself in the sphere of higher education. ...

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CBSE paper leaks-Cong demands head of HRD

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Students here took to the streets on Thursday to protest the CBSE’s decision to hold re-examination of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers, even as the Congress demanded that Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and the board chairperson be sacked Amid massive protests over the paper leaks issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi targeted Prime Minister ...

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Garhwal Rifles War Memorial Boys and Girl hostel to be open by Army chief

DAINIK NATION BUREAU To facilitate the Army personnel ward, Garhwal Rifles War Memorial Boys and Girls Hostel has been constructed at the cost of Rs nine crore at Danda Lakhod, Dehradun. It will be formally opened for beneficiaries by the Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Sunday. The hostel, which can accommodate 250 children, is meant for the wards of ...

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