Thinking about stardom is scary: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

New Delhi: His name adds credibility to the films he does and the actor has A-listers vying to work with him but Nawazuddin Siddiqui does not want to think about stardom as he fears it will corrupt his performances. Film after film, there has been a growth in Nawazuddin’s fan following so much so that … Continue reading Thinking about stardom is scary: Nawazuddin Siddiqui



Delhi: Man held for sending lewd messages, videos to 1,500 females

New Delhi: A 31-year-old man, who was apparently annoyed over not getting married, allegedly tormented around 1,500 women and girls in Delhi-NCR by sending them vulgar messages and obscene video clips through WhatsApp and was arrested, police said today. Examining the mobile phones used by the accused, police stumbled upon contacts of more than 1,500 … Continue reading Delhi: Man held for sending lewd messages, videos to 1,500 females



Light to moderate rain hits eastern Uttar Pradesh

LUCKNOW: Light to moderate rains or thundershowers occurred at a few places over eastern Uttar Pradesh, while heavy rains occurred at isolated places in the past 24 hours in the state.  Balrampur and Iglas recorded 9 cm of rain, Bahraich 7 cm, Maharajganj 5 cm, Kakrahi, Bansi and Gorakhur 4 cm each, Fatehgarh, Regoli, Sidhauli, … Continue reading Light to moderate rain hits eastern Uttar Pradesh

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smt. Smriti Irani addressing at the presentation ceremony of the National Awards for Innovation in Educational Administration, in New Delhi on December 10, 2015.

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smt. Smriti Irani confers National Award for Innovations in Educational Administration 2015

New Delhi (DKJ): Union Minister of Human Resource Development Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani conferred National Award for Innovations in Educational Administration-2015 in a function held in New Delhi today. Felicitating and saluting the award winners for their untiring efforts in educational administration, she said that todays’ award presentation was recognition of innovative work done by the winners to keep humanity alive through the spread of education within the framework of rules. Calling them ‘unsung heroes’ of great change brought through their innovative work at grassroots level, she expressed her gratitude to the family members of award winners who, with their cooperation, contributed to their success.

This Award aims to recognize and encourage District and Block Education officers (DEOs and BEOs) for their contributions in enhancing the credibility of the public educational system in educational delivery and ensuring efficient functioning of the system of educational administration by adopting innovative practices at field level educational administration.

All the nominations of the DEOs and BEOs, received through the States, were evaluated by a panel of experts and 62 nominations finally shortlisted for the award.

A two day National Conference on Innovation in Educational Administration was also held to discuss and disseminate innovations introduced by the field officers. Prof. Muchkund Dubey, President, Council for Social Development and former Foreign Secretary to the Government of India delivered the key note address at the conference.

Dignitaries present on the occasion included Shri J. Veera Raghavan, former Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Shri Jandhyala B.G. Tilak, Vice-Chancellor, NUEPA.