Nilesh Mathur

Nilesh Mathur is online news editor with Hindustan Times. He has worked on the online news desk for the last 21 years. Presently, he covers education and career related news.

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Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla inaugurates 3 schools built under Indian assistance in Nepal’s Gorkha district

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday inaugurated three schools built under Indian assistance in Nepal’s Gorkha district, the epicentre of the 2015 earthquake.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday inaugurated three schools built under Indian assistance in Nepal’s Gorkha district, the epicentre of the 2015 earthquake.(PTI file)
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday inaugurated three schools built under Indian assistance in Nepal’s Gorkha district, the epicentre of the 2015 earthquake.(PTI file)
Published on Nov 27, 2020 04:52 PM IST
Kathmandu | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

IIT-Madras, Hitachi ABB Power and Ashok Leyland team up for e-mobility pilot

Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India, Ashok Leyland and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) on Friday announced a partnership for an e-mobility pilot.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India, Ashok Leyland and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) on Friday announced a partnership for an e-mobility pilot.(AP file photo)
Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India, Ashok Leyland and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) on Friday announced a partnership for an e-mobility pilot.(AP file photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 03:23 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

National math and reading tests in US postponed until 2022 due to coronavirus

National math and reading tests used to track US students’ knowledge in those subjects are being postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus outbreak, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) said.

National math and reading tests used to track US students’ knowledge in those subjects are being postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus outbreak, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) said.(Shutterstock/ Representative)
National math and reading tests used to track US students’ knowledge in those subjects are being postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus outbreak, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) said.(Shutterstock/ Representative)
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 09:01 PM IST
ByReuters | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

JNU professors urge President Kovind to look into ‘irregularities’ in recruitment process

Eight professors of the Jawaharlal Nehru University have written to President Ram Nath Kovind alleging irregularities in appointment process at the School of Physical Sciences.

Eight professors of the Jawaharlal Nehru University have written to President Ram Nath Kovind alleging irregularities in appointment process at the School of Physical Sciences.(PTI file)
Eight professors of the Jawaharlal Nehru University have written to President Ram Nath Kovind alleging irregularities in appointment process at the School of Physical Sciences.(PTI file)
Published on Nov 26, 2020 08:20 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Pakistan shuts schools to curb new coronavirus infections

Pakistan shut its schools and postponed exams on Thursday to try to curb new coronavirus infections and a rise in the number of people in hospital with COVID-19.

Pakistan shut its schools and postponed exams on Thursday to try to curb new coronavirus infections and a rise in the number of people in hospital with COVID-19.(HT file/ Representative)
Pakistan shut its schools and postponed exams on Thursday to try to curb new coronavirus infections and a rise in the number of people in hospital with COVID-19.(HT file/ Representative)
Published on Nov 26, 2020 06:16 PM IST
Islamabad | ByReuters | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

HC seeks UP govt’s stand on school fee exemption for lockdown period

The Allahabad High Court has sought the Uttar Pradesh government’s stand on a plea for the exemption of private school students fees for the Covid-19 lockdown period besides promoting pupils up to class 8 to next classes without examinations.

The Allahabad High Court has sought the Uttar Pradesh government’s stand on a plea for the exemption of private school students fees for the Covid-19 lockdown period besides promoting pupils up to class 8 to next classes without examinations.(HT file)
The Allahabad High Court has sought the Uttar Pradesh government’s stand on a plea for the exemption of private school students fees for the Covid-19 lockdown period besides promoting pupils up to class 8 to next classes without examinations.(HT file)
Published on Nov 26, 2020 12:26 PM IST
Allahabad | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

New Education Policy meant to develop self-confidence: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged the youth to develop the qualities of self-confidence and introspection, saying this was the aim of the New Education Police announced earlier this year by his government.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the centennial foundation day of the University of Lucknow, via video conferencing, in New Delhi, Wednesday.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the centennial foundation day of the University of Lucknow, via video conferencing, in New Delhi, Wednesday.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 09:05 PM IST
Lucknow | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

West Bengal govt accepts expert panel’s recommendation to reduce syllabus for classes 10th and 12th for 2020-21

The West Bengal government has accepted the recommendations of an expert panel to reduce the curriculum at secondary and higher secondary levels due to the pandemic, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said Wednesday.

The syllabus reforms committee, the secondary board and higher secondary councils have suggested changes in the Madhyamik (class 10) and Uchha Madhyamik (class 12) curriculum for the 2020-21 academic year due to the COVID-19 situation.(HT file)
The syllabus reforms committee, the secondary board and higher secondary councils have suggested changes in the Madhyamik (class 10) and Uchha Madhyamik (class 12) curriculum for the 2020-21 academic year due to the COVID-19 situation.(HT file)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 05:56 PM IST
Kolkata | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

IIT Kharagpur innovation hub on AI and ML to translate research to industrially scalable products

IIT Kharagpur has set up a technology innovation hub on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to translate academic research to industrially scalable products and processes, a spokesperson said.

A file photo of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.(PTI)
A file photo of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.(PTI)
Published on Nov 25, 2020 02:46 PM IST
Kolkata | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Naveen Patnaik urges Centre to issue timeframe for 2020-21 academic session, board exams

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting the Union government to bring clarity on the timeframe for the conduct of Board and higher secondary examinations and duration of academic session 2020-21.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(Arabinda Mahapatra/ HT file)
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(Arabinda Mahapatra/ HT file)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 12:58 PM IST
Bhubaneswar | ByANI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Kolkata school authorities in the dark over resumption of on-campus classes

With the West Bengal government yet to take a call on when schools can resume offline classes, Kolkata schools have no inkling whether on-campus process could begin this year or they have to continue with online arrangements till the pandemic situation improves.

Principal of B D Memorial Bijoya Choudhury told PTI on Tuesday, the school authorities will initiate the process to start classes with COVID-19 protocols once they receive the advisory from the state education department(HT file)
Principal of B D Memorial Bijoya Choudhury told PTI on Tuesday, the school authorities will initiate the process to start classes with COVID-19 protocols once they receive the advisory from the state education department(HT file)
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 04:16 PM IST
Kolkata | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

DU’s pending results of UG, PG courses to be declared by November 30, varsity tells high court

Pending results for various postgraduate and undergraduate courses will be declared by Delhi University by November 30, the Delhi High Court was informed on Tuesday which observed that DU’s “neck is on board” if it doesn’t do that.

The high court had earlier asked the Delhi University and its examiners to expedite the evaluation process of online open book examination (OBE) and declare the students’ results preferably by the first week of October.(Raj K Raj/H file)
The high court had earlier asked the Delhi University and its examiners to expedite the evaluation process of online open book examination (OBE) and declare the students’ results preferably by the first week of October.(Raj K Raj/H file)
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 03:20 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Karnataka not to reopen schools, Pre-University colleges in December

The Karnataka government on Monday decided not to reopen schools and pre-university colleges in December due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation.

The Karnataka government on Monday decided not to reopen schools and pre-university colleges in December due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The Karnataka government on Monday decided not to reopen schools and pre-university colleges in December due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 08:17 PM IST
Bengaluru | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Schools and colleges for classes 9 to 12 reopen in rural areas of Pune, attendance at 30%

Schools and colleges for classes 9 to 12 reopened in the rural areas of Pune district on Monday for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak started in March, with officials claiming student attendance was around 30%.

Schools and colleges for classes 9 to 12 reopened in the rural areas of Pune district on Monday for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak started in March(HT file)
Schools and colleges for classes 9 to 12 reopened in the rural areas of Pune district on Monday for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak started in March(HT file)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 04:58 PM IST
Pune | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Karnataka COVID-19 panel against reopening schools in December

The Technical Advisory Committee for COVID-19 in Karnataka has recommended to the state government not to reopen schools in December ahead of Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s a key meeting on Monday to take a call on the matter.

The Technical Advisory Committee for COVID-19 in Karnataka has recommended to the state government not to reopen schools in December. The schools have remained closed since March when the national lockdown was first enforced to combat COVID-19.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The Technical Advisory Committee for COVID-19 in Karnataka has recommended to the state government not to reopen schools in December. The schools have remained closed since March when the national lockdown was first enforced to combat COVID-19.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 02:58 PM IST
Bengaluru | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Four Indian-Americans among 32 students chosen as Rhodes Scholars from US

Four Indian-Americans are among the cohort of 32 students chosen from the US as Rhodes Scholars virtually for the first time this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Four Indian-Americans are among the cohort of 32 students chosen from the US as Rhodes Scholars virtually for the first time this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.(REUTERS file)
Four Indian-Americans are among the cohort of 32 students chosen from the US as Rhodes Scholars virtually for the first time this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.(REUTERS file)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 12:36 PM IST
New York | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Will take legal action against CA candidates sending threat mails to exam centres: ICAI

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has warned candidates appearing for CA exams against sending threat mails to examination centres, saying legal action will be initiated for such misdemeanour.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has warned candidates appearing for CA exams against sending threat mails to examination centres, saying legal action will be initiated for such misdemeanour.(PTI file)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has warned candidates appearing for CA exams against sending threat mails to examination centres, saying legal action will be initiated for such misdemeanour.(PTI file)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 08:27 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Telangana CM urges PM Modi to allow job-seekers to write competitive exams in regional languages

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to permit those seeking central government jobs to write competitive examinations in respective regional languages.

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to permit those seeking central government jobs to write competitive examinations in respective regional languages.(HT file)
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to permit those seeking central government jobs to write competitive examinations in respective regional languages.(HT file)
Published on Nov 20, 2020 08:17 PM IST
Hyderabad | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

CBSE 10th, 12th board exams to happen for sure, schedule to be announced soon, says board secretary

The CBSE exams for class 10 and 12 will happen for sure and a schedule is likely to be announced soon, board secretary Anurag Tripathi said on Friday.

The CBSE exams for class 10 and 12 will happen for sure and a schedule is likely to be announced soon, board secretary Anurag Tripathi said on Friday.(HT file)
The CBSE exams for class 10 and 12 will happen for sure and a schedule is likely to be announced soon, board secretary Anurag Tripathi said on Friday.(HT file)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 06:52 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

College admissions: Riot-hit northeast Delhi students to get 3 months more to submit original documents

The Delhi government has directed its universities and other higher education institutes to give a three-month relaxation to students from the riot-affected northeast parts of the city in submission of original documents for admission.

The Delhi government has directed its universities and other higher education institutes to give a three-month relaxation to students from the riot-affected northeast parts of the city in submission of original documents for admission.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)
The Delhi government has directed its universities and other higher education institutes to give a three-month relaxation to students from the riot-affected northeast parts of the city in submission of original documents for admission.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 05:37 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

How to make children understand finance in their own way

Usually parents like to teach their children many things along with their academics like sports, music, art, etc. right from their early age. However, one critical learning that often takes backstage is the importance of money, savings and investing.

When it comes to lessons on finance, parents are the best teachers to make children understand in their own way.(HT file)
When it comes to lessons on finance, parents are the best teachers to make children understand in their own way.(HT file)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 05:07 PM IST
ByHarshad Chetanwala | Edited by Nilesh Mathur

IBPS clerk admit card 2020 released, here’s how to download prelims call letter

IBPS clerk call letter 2020: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection on Friday, November 20 released the admit card for IBPS clerk preliminary examination 2020.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection on Friday, November 20 released the admit card for IBPS clerk preliminary examination 2020.(Pratik Chorge/HT file)
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection on Friday, November 20 released the admit card for IBPS clerk preliminary examination 2020.(Pratik Chorge/HT file)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 12:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur

UPSESSB cancels advertisement to recruit 15,508 teachers

Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board (UPSESSB) has cancelled the recruitment process initiated on October 29 to fill 15,508 posts of teachers in over 4500 government-aided secondary schools in the state.

Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board (UPSESSB) has cancelled the recruitment process initiated on October 29 to fill 15,508 posts of teachers in over 4500 government-aided secondary schools in the state.(HT photo)
Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board (UPSESSB) has cancelled the recruitment process initiated on October 29 to fill 15,508 posts of teachers in over 4500 government-aided secondary schools in the state.(HT photo)
Updated on Nov 19, 2020 01:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByK Sandeep Kumar | Edited by Nilesh Mathur

XLRI to accept GRE, GMAT scores for admissions to Executive PGDM General Programme

Xavier School of Management (XLRI) has announced that it will accept GRE scores apart from GMAT and XAT scores for admission to its Executive PGDM (General) program from this year onwards.

Xavier School of Management (XLRI) has announced that it will accept GRE scores apart from GMAT and XAT scores for admission to its Executive PGDM (General) program from this year onwards.(Agencies)
Xavier School of Management (XLRI) has announced that it will accept GRE scores apart from GMAT and XAT scores for admission to its Executive PGDM (General) program from this year onwards.(Agencies)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 05:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur

IBPS Clerk prelims admit card 2020 expected today at ibps.in, here’s how to download

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is expected to release the admit card for clerk preliminary exam 2020 (CRP CLERKS-X) on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is expected to release the admit card for clerk preliminary exam 2020 (CRP CLERKS-X) on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.(HT file)
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is expected to release the admit card for clerk preliminary exam 2020 (CRP CLERKS-X) on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.(HT file)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 07:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur

IGNOU to celebrate 35th Foundation Day on November 19

IGNOU will celebrate its 35th Foundation Day on November 19, 2020. According to a press release issued by the varsity, the programme will be held virtually this year.

GNOU will celebrate its 35th Foundation Day on November 19, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)
GNOU will celebrate its 35th Foundation Day on November 19, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)
Published on Nov 17, 2020 08:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur

PM Modi to dedicate 2 Ayurveda institutes to nation on 5th Ayurveda Day tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate two future-ready Ayurveda institutions --  the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (ITRA), Jamnagar and the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Jaipur -- to the nation on the occasion of the 5th Ayurveda Day on Friday, the AYUSH ministry said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate two future-ready Ayurveda institutions --  the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (ITRA), Jamnagar and the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Jaipur -- to the nation on the occasion of the 5th Ayurveda Day on Friday, the AYUSH ministry said.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate two future-ready Ayurveda institutions --  the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (ITRA), Jamnagar and the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Jaipur -- to the nation on the occasion of the 5th Ayurveda Day on Friday, the AYUSH ministry said.(PTI file)
Published on Nov 12, 2020 06:21 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

Schools in Karnataka to open only after discussion with experts: Education Minister Suresh Kumar

There are currently 30,762 active COVID-19 cases in Karnataka. As many as 8,11,581 recoveries and 11,453 deaths have been reported in the state so far.

Karnataka Education Minister S Suresh Kumar on Thursday said that the final decision on the opening of schools amid COVID-19 outbreak would be taken only after discussion with experts(HT file)
Karnataka Education Minister S Suresh Kumar on Thursday said that the final decision on the opening of schools amid COVID-19 outbreak would be taken only after discussion with experts(HT file)
Published on Nov 12, 2020 05:28 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | ByANI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur

CBSE scholarship for Single Girl Child for +2 Studies: Applications invited, check details

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has invited online applications from eligible candidates for merit scholarships to Single Girl Child for +2 studies.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has invited online applications from eligible candidates for merit scholarships to Single Girl Child for +2 studies.(PTI)
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has invited online applications from eligible candidates for merit scholarships to Single Girl Child for +2 studies.(PTI)
Published on Nov 12, 2020 02:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur

Bihar Election 2020: Results for Nokha, Dehri, Karakat, Goh, Obra, Nabinagar

The counting of votes for the 243-member Bihar assembly elections took place on Tuesday, November 10. People of Bihar voted to elect their representatives for the six assembly seats of Nokha, Dehri, Karakat, Goh, Obra, Nabinagar on October 28. Click here for full coverage of the Bihar Assembly Elections Follow the updates given below to know the latest position of parties in the six assembly seats of Nokha, Dehri, Karakat, Goh, Obra, Nabinagar: Nokha assembly election 2020 result updates: Anita Devi of RJD is winner.

Bihar Election 2020: Women voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote during Bihar Assembly Election.(ANI file)
Bihar Election 2020: Women voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote during Bihar Assembly Election.(ANI file)
Updated on Nov 11, 2020 03:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
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