Monday, May 31, 2010

New medical board given time for granting college licenses

New Delhi: The central government on Sunday extended the last date for giving permission to new medical colleges and renewal of recognition to existing ones by a month, official sources said. Official sources from the health ministry said that the decision was taken following a request from the six-...

Sunday, May 30, 2010

AIEEE Results 2010 to be announced today

New Delhi: The results of the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) 2010 will be announced today, i.e. May 30, 2010 at 11 AM IST, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said in a press release recently.The results of AIEEE 2010 will be available on the following websites: www....

Friday, May 28, 2010

COOL Quarks - Download Article here

Click Here to Download the Article "Cool Quarks" from American Physics Society

Electrostatics Module 1 (Notes)

Please find below the link to the lecture notes for the first module of Electrostatics.

Electric Charges and Field-1

The download contains important points to remember, which will be an excellent aid for revision and recollection

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Bill on medical education regulator likely in monsoon session

New Delhi: The National Council for Human Resource in Health (NCHRH) Bill - aiming to set up an agency to regulate health education in the country - is likely to be tabled in the monsoon session of parliament, a health ministry official said on Wednesday."The bill is likely to be tabled in the monso...

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Why I Love Neutrinos

I’ll admit it. I am partial to neutrinos. And I always have been.

Neutrinos alone, among all the known particles, have ethereal properties that are striking and romantic enough both to have inspired a poem by John Updike and to have sent teams of scientists deep underground for 50 years to build huge science-fictionlike contraptions to unravel their mysteries.


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Friday, May 21, 2010

QCOR: Nationwide Smoking Ban Would Cut MI Rates, Costs

WASHINGTON -- Extending bans on smoking in public places nationwide would snuff out more than $92 million in heart attack-related direct costs alone in a single year, researchers said.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

IGNOU launches super specialty M.Tech courses in Kerala

Kochi: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced that it will be opening admissions for two new highly specialized M.Tech courses this year in Embedded Systems Design and Information System Security for serving engineers, teachers in engineering colleges and engineering graduate...

Monday, May 10, 2010

Illegal Drug Use Common Among Hookah Smokers

Young adults who smoke tobacco from a water pipe, or hookah, are more likely to use illicit drugs, a cross-sectional Canadian study showed.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Some inspiring words and quotes for teachers

"Teachers are the chosen best of humanity"

"We Know everything past and present and probably the future too, but we don't know that we know every thing. It requires a teacher to help us unveil the knowledge hidden in ourselves"

"Learning fills a person with joy"

A child (or any one ) becomes happy when he/she learns a new thing and when he learns something new, he practices it several times until he masters the new knowledge. Therefore a teacher has to help the students become curious to know more so that the student is supplied with the information which he wants."

"A teacher evokes the inner teacher inside the taught"

Saturday, May 8, 2010

UGC forms strict regulations for deemed varsities

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has made it compulsory for all deemed-to-be-universities to follow the set of guidelines stipulated by the government.These guidelines include reservation policy in admissions and recruitments, admission of students based on a merit-oriented all Indi...

Thursday, May 6, 2010

President's nod for AMU centres in Kerala, Bengal

Aligarh: President Pratibha Patil has approved the setting up of two outstation centres of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), one each in West Bengal and Kerala, an official said here on Thursday. AMU vice chancellor P.K. Abdul Azis said the approval from the president was received on ...

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

PAS: Mental Illness Linked to Tobacco Exposure in Womb

VANCOUVER -- Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke may increase the risk of psychiatric disorders later in life, a Finnish researcher said here.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

VITEEE 2010 Results announced

Vellore: The results of the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) 2010 have been announced by the VIT University. The results were announced on May 3, 2010 at 7 PM IST.A total of 1,51,529 students had appeared for the entrance examination conducted for admissions ...