Ban cars from idling near schools, says UK public health agency

Cars queue to collect children outside a primary school in Aberystwyth, Wales. Photograph: Alamy Cars should be banned from idling near schools and congestionchargesimposed across the UK as part of measures recommended by the government public health agency. In a report on Monday, Public Health England (PHE) said up to 36,000 people were dying each year from human-made […]

MHRD Invites Application From Graduates For 2019 Korean Government Scholarship Program

MHRD has invited application for 2019 Korean Government Scholarship Program NEW DELHI:  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has invited application from eligible Indian Nationals for the “2019 Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) for International Students enrolled in Graduate Program”. The scholarship will be awarded for Master’s, Doctoral, and Research Programme. The number of […]

Govt plans to expand rural job scheme, gets poor response from institutes

Data from Maharashtra State Rural Livelihood Mission shows the government has linked 110 institutes since 2016 which have trained 26,521 youth and provided employment to 20,554. While the Maharashtra government has ambitious plans to expand the scope of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), that provides skill training and generates employment for socio-economically backward […]

Govt to ease norms for technical institutes from coming session

NEW DELHI: The Union government will reduce inspection, curb over-regulation and allow a degree of autonomy to technical institutions, including business and IT schools. The new rules will come into force from the coming academic year and once in place, will allow better performing schools to hire teaching staff from abroad without government approval. It will […]

New Bill By Rubio, Warren Would Stop States From Suspending Job Licenses Over Unpaid Student Loans

It’s easily one of the country’s most counterproductive policies. In 14 states, licensing boards and other government agencies can suspend, deny, or revoke a borrower’s license to work if they fail to pay back their student loans. Those laws have blocked thousands of Americans from working in their chosen field. Of course, without their occupational […]