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JNU to offer engineering and management courses, UGC nod pending

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) proposes to offer engineering and management courses, an initiative the University Grants Commission is said to be considering. If approved, the university will take students for these subjects from 2018. The New Delhi-based premier institution, established in 1969, is known for its arts and humanities subjects. JNU wants to expand its programme to engineering and management, for which officials submitted a proposal and made a presentation to the country’s university regulator, UGC. The government-run university can’t start new courses without the UGC’s clearance as these…

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Apple Store Goes Down Ahead of WWDC 2017 Keynote; New iPad and MacBook Models Expected

And it’s down. As is tradition before any hardware launch, Apple pulls down the Apple Store to update it with information about all the new products. The last time this happened was in March this year, just head of the launch of the new iPad (2017) and the iPhone 7 (PRODUCT) RED models. At its WWDC 2017 keynote address, scheduled to kick off at 10:00am PDT (10:30pm IST), Apple is expected to unveil more than just the next versions of its operating systems. Thus, apart from iOS 11, macOS 10.13,…

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Quick and easy ways to improve health and safety in the workplace

All businesses should look for ways to improve health and safety in the workplace as this will benefit the company and protect the employees. This does not have to be a daunting task either, as there are many quick and easy ways to boost health and safety which can be implemented almost immediately. In every industry, health and safety are a primary concern, and it is vital that employers regularly analyse their health and safety practices and how they can be improved. This can stop any dangerous and costly incidents…

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DU admissions: Apply online for PG, MPhil and PhD programmes from June 7

Online application process for postgraduate, MPhil and PhD programmes in Delhi University will now start from June 7. Applications for nine undergraduate courses that have an entrance test will also open on the same day. Students were to be able to apply for these courses starting May 31. However, the process has been delayed because of the university’s decision to scrap online tests for PG, MPhil and PhD programmes. “Earlier, we had decided to hold all the entrance tests online. But then it was decided that the entrance tests for…

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The Power of Rose: It Can Prevent Wrinkles, Acne and Inflammation

The incredible benefits of rose are not unknown in the world of beauty. We have all heard tales of ancient queens using this beautiful flower as a remedy to enhance their beauty, be it in milk baths or as skin packs. Even today, it holds as much importance besides lending to a flower garden and that’s why we find numerous beauty brands offering all sorts of rose-based products. So what makes the flower in demand? It is said that rose has anti-ageing properties, being a powerful source of antioxidants and…

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Overusing Facebook Makes You Sad and Unhealthy: Study

Addicted to social media? Can’t wait to see the notifications gathered by your recently uploaded post? Must check the likes your new profile picture must have garnered, even though you just checked it 10 minutes ago. The recent study throws a significant light on the generation that thrives upon social media, constantly seeking a sense of validation with the likes, reacts and comments. As per the findings, overuse of Facebook may lead to a more sad and unhealthy life for the users who check their Facebook profile all the time…

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