Azim Premji loosens purse strings further for philanthropy

With the latest action, the value of the philanthropic endowment corpus contributed by Premji is about $21 billion, which includes 67 per cent of the economic ownership of Wipro.

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Over 43,000 villages in India without mobile services: Telecom Minister

Odisha had 9,940 villages without mobile services, while 6,117 villages in Maharashtra and 5,558 villages in Madhya Pradesh did not have mobile services, the data showed.

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Govt in search of prospective operator for The Ashok Hotel

Centre working on open-ended lease agreement to enablesale of property at the end of the agreement period

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IOCL Recruitment 2018: Application Invited For 58 Posts By Indian Oil, Apply at on or Before June 16

IOCL Recruitment 2018: At least 58 vacancies for positions to Junior Operator Grade I and Junior Operator (Aviation) Gr. I had been released by the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and the last date to fill up forms is nearly approaching. With just four days to go, candidates are advised to check and apply at the earliest on the Indian Oil’s official website- Candidates will be hired for the afore-mentioned posts in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Thereby, aspirants are advised to apply for the relevant posts on or before June 16.

For each state a certain number of has been allotted. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana each have 5 seats, Karnataka has 16 seats, Kerala has 2 while Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have the maximum number of seats pegged at 30. It must be noted that students applying for more than one post at a time will be rejected. The application of candidates opting for multiple posts will stand nullified.

Steps to apply at for Recruitment 2018:

Step 1: Log on to the official website-

Step 2: On the home page, click on ‘Latest Job Openings’ under ‘Indian Oil for Careers’.

Step 3: Click on the link- ‘Apply Online’ under ‘Notification on All India Open Recruitment of Experienced Non-Executive Personnel in Workmen category (Southern Region – 2018 Phase 2)’

Step 4: Register and login.

Step 5: Fill the form and pay the application fee.

Step 6: Download the confirmation page and take a print for future reference

The eligibility criteria for the posts has also been given. Candidate must be class 10th pass with 2 years ITI in a relevant Trade viz Electronics Mechanic, Instrument Mechanic, Electrician, Machinist and Fitter for Junior Operator Grade I. While for Junior Operator (Aviation) Grade I, the candidate should be 12th pass with a minimum 45 per cent marks. The candidates will be selected on the basis of written test and skill proficiency physical test (SPPT). For applying to the above posts, candidate must  be in the 18 to 26 years of age.



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JIPMER MBBS Admit Card 2018 Released, Download And Check at

JIPMER MBBS Admit Card 2018: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER) has released the admit card for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) examination. Students may download their admit cards from the official website- The MBBS entrance examination will be conducted by JIPMER on June 3. The entrance exam will be held online and conducted in both single shift and double shift. The timings for the single shift would be from 10 am till 12:30 pm and the other shift timing will be 3 pm to 5:30 pm. It will be a two-and-a-half hour exam.

Steps to download JIPMER MBBS Admit Card 2018:

  1. Visit the JIPMER official website-
  2. Click on the link- ‘Download Hall Ticket for JIPMER MBBS Entrance Examination’
  3. A new page opens. Enter your user ID and password.
  4. Your admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  5. Download it and take a printout for future purpose.

The merit list will be published on or before June 20. While the JIPMER MBBS 2018 first counselling is likely to be held from June 27 which will continue till September 28.

The registration process for the JIPMER examination had started from March 7 and ended on April 13. The duration of the MBBS course will be approximately 4 years and 6 months. It will be followed by a year of mandatory internship for getting the MBBS degree.

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Can terms of reference of Finance Commissions be changed?

With the creation of the state of Telangana, additions were made to ToRs of the 14th Finance Commission to make recommendations for the newly created states after the reorganisation of Andhra Pradesh.

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Finance panel terms of references: 7 states, UTs seek change

A memorandum, signed by the chief ministers or finance ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Karnataka, Delhi, West Bengal, Kerala and Punjab, said the terms were disruptive and a cause for concern.

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IIT-JEE (Main) 2018: All 23 Students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Puducherry Clear IIT-JEE (Main)

Puducherry, May 4: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Puducherry, has once again established its position as one of the best institutes in training its students to crack one of the toughest exams in the country. This year, all the 23 students from JNV managed to clear IIT JEE (Mains).  Adityaraj Singh Chouhan, who joined the institution in class 11, secured 1st position among the 23 candidates who sat for the IIT JEE (Mains). Chouhan scored 261 marks out of the maximum 360 marks and got All India Rank- 1043.

Last year, 20 students from JNV Puducherry cleared the IIT JEE (Main) while 11 of them managed to clear the advanced examination. In 2016, all 23 could sail through the Main examination, however, 16 of them cleared the advanced examination.

The students gave the credit of their success to an NGO called Avanti Fellows. The NGO offers two-year online coaching and training on the merit basis to students coming from the rural background. This online coaching facility in seven JNVs in Karnataka and Puducherry.

“Our students have been performing consistently in the last two or three years in the JEE main and advanced examinations. Each student who cleared the exam has a mentor from IIT Madras. The mentors visit the pupil once in a fortnight when they were in Class 12 and offer them valuable tips and guidance in clearing the exams,” JNV, principal B Venkateswaran told The Times of India.

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