Thursday, August 29, 2013

Education can eliminate violence, the Dalai Lama says

 Education can eliminate "the very basis of violence and war" and this century will become a century of peace and non-violence, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lamasaid here on Wednesday.

The Tibetan leader was speaking on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's historic march and speech. 

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Aligarh Muslim University introduces mandatory Urdu course for undergraduates

ALIGARH: Aligarh Muslim University has introduced a mandatory course in elementary Urdu for all undergraduate students from the current academic session. 

AMU starts bridge course for Madrasa students

The Aligarh Muslim University has decided to introduce a Bridge Course  for young Madrasa graduates, including males and females, for a full-fledged participation and a proactive academic life on the University campus. 

The one-year Bridge Course for Madrasa graduates will make them at par with any 10+2 graduate, or even better, enabling them to join most of the courses at undergraduate level, stated an official release. 

"The objective behind introducing this Bridge Course is to provide Madrasa graduates with a non-conventional training in mainstream knowledge to enable them prepare for institutionalized supplemental education and wider employment avenues," the release said. 

The Bridge Course will focus more on innovative and interactive techniques where students and teachers sit together and discuss the study material. The syllabus of the Bridge Course includes English, Information Technology, Personality development and a course on contemporary Islam.

Islamic finance courses create a buzz in Malabar

KOZHIKODE: Islamic finance is yet to take roots in the financial landscape of the country, but several Muslim management-run educational institutions in Malabar have gone a step ahead and have started offering specialized courses anticipating huge requirements for qualified personnel to man the future Sharia-compliant finance sector.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Schedule for Module Papers of CABA and MDTP JULY-2013-session

First Semester
July 2013
Ist Module
14th September
2nd Module
14th October
3rd Module
14th December

Second Semester
January 2013
4th Module
14th September
5th Module
14th October
6th Module
14th December

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

IT Ministry to look at job generation linked to Urdu

 Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal today said that training institute, NEILIT, under his ministry is looking at generating jobs linked with Urdu language.
"We have started one more initiative to connect Urdu language with employment. We have started a new programme NEILIT. It will open 50 centres in India where Urdu speaking children will be given training on electronics hardware. So that they get employment," Sibal said while launching Urdu Pedia and Urdu language software tools here.