The cremation of Major Akshay Girish Kumar on 1st December, 2016 – witnessed huge crowds who came to pay their last respects to the martyr of the Nagrota terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir on 29th November, 2016.
As the All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE – Class 12 CBSE) results started trickling in from Saturday morning, the joy among students at schools that are part of The Hindu in School (THiS) programme was evident. Their aggregate percentage reflected the effort they had put in, and many said it was a huge confidence booster.
Mobile, safe, clean and green: Bengaluru may not be all of these. But that didn’t stop students from discussing these pillars of a smart city at The Times NIE Newsmaker Meet, held in association with Canara Bank, at the Rashtriya Military School in Bengaluru on Friday. Introduced to the concept by RK Misra, founder-director, Centre for Smart Cities, students got a perspective on how places are chosen for the Smart City Project, the challenges and why the IT City missed the bus. Speaking on the topic, Smart Cities: Is India Ready For It? Misra got students involved in the discussion from the start. Building on their concept of what a smart city is and why they are necessary, he pointed out that cities are economic growth engines and only they can generate the money needed to develop and support the rest of the country.
Rashtriya Military School (RMS), Bengaluru, emerged overall champion at the four-day ‘Inter-Rashtriya Military Schools Pentangular Meet’ hosted by RMS, Belagavi, from October 13 to 16, even as the proceedings culminated on a thrilling note.
For unmarried men and women Indian Navy has invited applicants for grant of Short Service Commission in Executive Branch (General Services / Hydro Cadre / IT) and Technical Branches. The selected candidates would undergo training from June 2016 at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala. The selection of the candidates would be based on their performance in written test and personal interview round. The candidates need to apply online before September 12, 2015 in prescribed application form.
Bangalore: St. Joseph’s Indian High School drubbed St. Joseph’s (Briand Square) 5-0 to emerge champions in the Samuel Jayarajan Memorial Hockey Tournament for seniors, conducted by the St. Germain Old Boys Association, here on Wednesday.
As a run up to the Independence Day Celebrations 2015, the Army Pipe and Drum Bands have been performing in various locations in Delhi, commencing with a display at India Gate on 05 Aug 2015. Patriotic martial tunes were played in keeping with the solemnity of the occasion. Similar Band Displays are also planned at 113 locations across the country. The final display would again be at India Gate on 12 Aug from 6.30 PM to 7.30 PM and is open to public.
The “Pipes and Drums Band” from 27 Madras Regiment, 9 Garhwal Regiment and 3/5 Gorkha Rifles performed at the Amity University with an aim to connect the armed forces with the masses and to motivate the youth to join the forces
The occasion provided the students a unique opportunity to listen to Marshal Tunes and music of unique dimensions. The Band won wide acclaim for their musical virtuoso, well synchronized moves, swiftness and agility.
The body of Captain Prem Kumar Patil, 28, who died in Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir two days ago during patrol duty, was brought to Vapi in Valsad district on Sunday. The cremation would take place on Tuesday in the presence of the late Indian Army officer’s family members, including a brother who is expected to arrive from Canada.
The Indian Air Force on 6 August 2015 pressed into service its strategic airlift platforms, the C-17 Globemaster-III and the C-130 J Super Hercules, to send about 100 tonnes of food and medicines to India?s Eastern neighbour, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, which is reeling under floods and landslides due to unprecedented rains.