Times Higher Education Rankings IISc, IIT Bombay top the rank, Aligarh Muslim University is top Indian University Current Affairs 

Times Higher Education Rankings: IISc, IIT Bombay top the rank among Indian institutes, Aligarh Muslim University is top Indian University

Mumbai: The performance of Indian universities have slipped in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 as compared to last year, with not a single Indian institute finding a place in the top 250. Thirty Indian institutes have secured their place as compared to 31 last year in the top 1000 institutes’ rankings. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, country’s top-ranking institute has also dropped to the 251-300 band from the 201-250 band it had climbed up to last year. The country has 17 institutes in the top 800,…

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Suu Kyi cannot be stripped of prize says Nobel institute Current Affairs 

Suu Kyi cannot be stripped of prize says Nobel institute

On Friday, Nobel Peace prize awarded to Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi in 1991 cannot be revoked said the organization which oversee the Nobel Prize. Olav Njolstad, head of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, in an email to The Associated Press said that neither the will of prize founder Alfred Nobel nor the Nobel Foundation’s rules provide for the possibility of withdrawing the honour from laureates. “It is not possible to strip a Nobel Peace Prize laureate of his or her award once bestowed,” Mr. Njolstad wrote. “None of the prize…

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UP Primary Kids asked to attend school on Sunday to celebrate Modi’s Birthday Current Affairs 

UP Primary Kids asked to attend school on Sunday to celebrate Modi’s Birthday

Agra: Primary school students will celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday across Uttar Pradesh on September 17, which is Sunday and schools will stay open on the day reported The Times of India. All students of the 1.6 lakh government primary schools in the state must attend the celebrations, said Minister of State for Basic Education (Independent Charge) Anupma Jaiswal. “MLAs who have adopted schools in their region will go there and promote Modi’s message of cleanliness as part of the celebrations,” she told The Times of India. Adding further,…

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MYANMAR ARMY IS NOT THE FIRST TO RECEIVE WEAPONS; ISRAEL PROVIDED ARMS TO REGIMES WITH CONTROVERSIAL HUMAN RIGHTS RECORDS IN THE PAST Featured Society 

Myanmar Army is not the first to receive weapons; Israel provided arms to regimes with controversial human rights records in the past

Middle East Eye (MEE), an online news portal on September 4 reported that Israel continues to supply arms to the Myanmar army, which human rights groups say, is involved in the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. Israeli arms companies like TAR Ideal Concepts have trained Myanmar’s Special Forces in Rakhine state and as per human rights groups and Burmese officials, the weapons include more than a 100 tanks, and weapons and boats used to police its border. It is important to note that US and the European Union (EU) have…

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