In the written directions, the authorities also directed the school officials to greet students on their respective birthdays and also place their names at an appropriate place near the school notice board on their special day.
The Education Department has asked all the heads of government schools in the state to identify best-placed students of their respective schools who are working in the field like medical, engineering, defence, civil services and contact them to put their pictures on school websites.
Known as the vehicle-mounted laser dazzler (VMLD) and developed by the DRDO in collaboration with Mahindra, this riot control mechanism is a “non-lethal anti-personnel weapon system for crowd control applications and configured around a light armoured vehicle to provide closer and quicker reach towards target,”.
On January 4, Kannan Jegathala Krishnan, the main speaker at the Children’s Science Congress, had rejected Einstein’s theory of relativity, Newton’s theory of gravity and Hawking’s theories on black holes.
Asking institution heads to open innovation councils and clubs for students to learn, research and grow, Union Minister of Human Resource Development Javadekar said Indians should be owners of innovations, not mere creators and participants.
O P Yadav, agriculture scientist and director of CAZRI, said, “Our farmers are not getting fair price for their crop despite the fact the farmers have increased the production of their crops five times in the past 68 years.”
Scientists said that “we should not wait for anyone to come from the US to announce this (second Green Revolution) but should go by the records of our food production in the recent years to acknowledge it.”
Prof Bhushan Patwardhan, Vice-Chairman, UGC said: “The UGC is concerned with the quality and affordability of education in India and is working to reduce the gap between public and private universities.”
Modi was delivering the inaugural address at the 106th session of the Indian Science Congress at the Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Phagwara. The PM said that research was the only way to make India a world leader.
After inaugurating the Indian Science Congress, the PM will address the students and also have ‘Chai pe Charcha’ with the dignitaries. Then he will leave for Gurdaspur where a political rally will be held.
Sahil Singh, a first time voter in Kotla village, said, “Our village is always marred by the party politics and if a person of one party wins then he will ignore the development of those area where the supporters of other party reside."
In village Bharoana of Sulranpur Lodhi, some people standing in the queue to cast their vote at the village polling booth allegedly made an attempt of booth capturing at around 11:45 am, but the same was foiled by the polling staff and police.