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Press Note: Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh felicitated as a Visionary EduLeader of India by Sri Pranab Mukherjee

Photo Caption: (Right to left) Dr. Rupamajari Ghosh, Vice-Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University receiving the award from Mr. Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister of the Government of NCT of Delhi

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Press Release : 5 students in New Delhi are Top in World in Cambridge Examinations 2016-17

5 students in New Delhi are Top in World in Cambridge Examinations 2016-17

New Delhi, 22 November, 2017: Twenty six students in India have received ‘Top in the World’ awards from Cambridge Assessment International Education for their exceptional performance in Cambridge exams in the academic year 2016-17.

The awards recognise students who have achieved the highest mark in the world in a Cambridge IGCSE or Cambridge International AS & A Level subject in the November 2016, March 2017 and June 2017 Cambridge exam series.

After Mumbai, New Delhi witnessed the maximum number of Top in World with five students in Cambridge examinations this year.

In total, one hundred and sixty students in India have received Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in 2016-17. Eighty-eight students received ‘Top in Country’ awards for gaining the highest marks in the country for a single Cambridge IGCSE or Cambridge International AS & A Level subject. Fifty one students were also recognised for high achievement in a subject, and for best performance across a set number of Cambridge subjects.

The Top in World and Top in Country students from schools across the country will be recognised for their impressive academic achievements at a Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards ceremony early next year. The toppers in Best Across and High Achievement categories will be honored with Cambridge Outstanding Cambridge Learner certificates.

Ruchira Ghosh, Regional Director South Asia, Cambridge International, said: ““We are delighted to see students across India showcase their passion for learning and accomplish their goals. These exceptional results in the Cambridge examinations would not have been attainable without the relentless efforts and commitment of teachers and the support from families of these students Congratulations to all the students and we wish them all the luck for their future endeavours.”

There has been a substantial and evident increase in the popularity of Cambridge qualifications in India and around the world. Over 400 schools in India offer the Cambridge programs and qualifications and the number is growing each year.

The New Delhi students who were awarded Top in World by Cambridge Assessment International Education are:

NAME SCHOOL NAME IGCSE/AS LEVEL/A LEVEL SUBJECT SERIES
Priyadeep Dasmunshi DPS International, Saket International A Level History Nov 2016
Yash Bhatkar Alliance World School International AS Level Mathematics Nov 2016
Niharika Gupta DPS International, Saket International AS Level Mathematics March 2017
Tushhar Saha DPS International, Saket International AS Level Mathematics March 2017
Lily Suzuki The British School, New Delhi IGCSE International Mathematics June 2017

The New Delhi students who were awarded Top in Country by Cambridge Assessment International Education are:

NAME SCHOOL NAME IGCSE/AS LEVEL/A LEVEL SUBJECT SERIES
Suraj Jain DPS International, Saket International AS Level Accounting Nov 2016
Rudraksh Shankaran DPS International, Saket International AS Level Chemistry Nov 2016
Navika Pruthi DPS International, Saket IGCSE First Language English (Oral Endorsement) Nov 2016
Inaya Vittoria Khan Step by Step School IGCSE Foreign Language French Nov 2016
Gautam Goyal DPS International, Saket International A Level Economics March 2017
Gautam Goyal DPS International, Saket International A Level Physics March 2017
Joshua Nevin Chandrasekar Alliance World School International AS Level Global Perspectives & Research June 2017
Vardaan Taneja DPS International, Saket IGCSE Computer Science March 2017
Ishan Juneja The Shri Ram School IGCSE Foreign Language French March 2017

The New Delhi students who were awarded High Achievement by Cambridge Assessment International Education are:

NAME SCHOOL NAME IGCSE/AS LEVEL/A LEVEL SUBJECT SERIES
Ankita Aggarwal DPS International, Saket International A Level Geography Nov 2016
Gurmehar Kaur Somal DPS International, Saket International AS Level History Nov 2016
Advay Mansingka The Shri Ram School IGCSE Design & Technology Nov 2016
Aashna Kaura Bali The British School, New Delhi IGCSE Religious Studies Nov 2016
Lily Suzuki The British School, New Delhi IGCSE First Language Japanese Jun-17

The New Delhi students who were awarded Best Across by Cambridge Assessment International Education are:

NAME SCHOOL NAME IGCSE/AS LEVEL/A LEVEL SUBJECT SERIES
Gautam Goyal DPS International, Saket International A Level Combined
Vaishnavi Gupta DPS International, Saket IGCSE Combined

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Press Release : VidyaGyan Opens Admissions for the 2018-19 Academic Session

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VidyaGyan Opens Admissions for the 2018-19 Academic Session

Statewide entrance examination scheduled for 10th December, 2017

Last date for applying is 31st October, 2017

October 26 2017, Uttar Pradesh: The Shiv Nadar Foundation announced that the preliminary written examination for the 2018 academic session at VidyaGyan Leadership Academy will be conducted on 10th December, 2017.

VidyaGyan is a free residential school for meritorious, underprivileged students from rural Uttar Pradesh. VidyaGyan students usually come from families of farmers, daily wage earners, among others in rural Uttar Pradesh with an annual family income of less than Rs. 1 lac. Every year, VidyaGyan handpicks approximately 200 meritorious students from a pool of 250,000 children who apply from across 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh (UP) and nurtures them till class XII with world-class education.

VidyaGyan was first set up in Bulandshahr in 2009 and this year, the second batch of its students graduated (Grade XII) from the school. 2017 marked a milestone for VidyaGyan’s Sitapur campus (established two years after the Bulandshahr campus), as its first batch graduated out of the academy. Students from both the campuses finished class XII with exceptional grades. A total of 380 students passed out of the Academy this year with a whopping 259 students scoring above 80%, out of which 93 students scored above 90%.

The graduating students have secured admission in India’s top institutions like Delhi University, NIT, Jamia Milia University, Aligarh Muslim University, NIFT etc. for higher education. Six students also went on to study abroad to prestigious institutions like University of Massachusetts Amherst, Wellesley College, Purdue University, Virginia Tech, Pennsylvania State University and the University of California, Davis.

The three-stage admission process at VidyaGyan constitutes:

  • Preliminary written test in all districts of UP
  • Written test for children shortlisted in the preliminary round
  • Interaction with the selected students and their families

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants should be studying in Grade V in a rural school
  • Age of girls should be less than or equal to 13 years and age of boys should be less or equal to 12 years
  • Students should belong to rural, low-income households (with a combined family income of not more than Rs.1 lakh per annum).

About VidyaGyan Leadership Academy

Established in 2009 by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, VidyaGyan (www.vidyaGyan.in) today houses 1900 students across two campuses in UP in Bulandshahr and Sitapur. The Academy was launched to bridge the urban-rural divide by selecting, nurturing and developing future leaders from the underprivileged communities of rural Uttar Pradesh. A fully residential academy, VidyaGyan not only takes care of the education of its students but of all their needs. VidyaGyan addresses social imbalances and envisions nurturing and creating leaders who would be the inspiration and role models for their families, communities and society at large. The Foundation hopes that this will raise many more aspirations.

About Shiv Nadar Foundation

The Shiv Nadar Foundation (www.ShivNadarFoundation.org) has been established by Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – a $7.5 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise, with over 120,000 employees across 31 countries. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India’s original IT garage start-ups and offers diverse business aligned technology solutions spanning the entire hardware and software spectrum, to a focused range of industry verticals.

The Foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals to bridge the socio-economic divide. To that purpose the Foundation is focused on the underdeveloped disciplinary areas in India related to transformational education, creativity and art.

The Foundation set up the SSN Institutions (www.SSN.edu.in) in 1996, comprising the SSN College of Engineering (already a highly ranked private engineering college in India), in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Foundation has also set up VidyaGyan (www.VidyaGyan.in), a residential leadership academy for meritorious rural children, at Bulandshahr and Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. In addition, the Foundation runs the Shiv Nadar University (www.snu.edu.in), an international multi-disciplinary university with strong research orientation located in Greater Noida in India’s National Capital Region and the Shiv Nadar School (www.shivnadarschool.edu.in), a network of progressive urban schools across India aimed to provide children with education that creates lifelong learners. The Foundation has also set up the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (www.knma.in), India’s largest private philanthropic museum in modern and contemporary art, with the vision to take art to the common public.

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दिल्लीवालों को हृदय संबंधित समस्याओं से निजात दिलाने के लिए हार्ट अटैक एप लॉन्च किया.

नई दिल्ली, 09 सितंबर 2017: कार्डियोलॉजिकल सोसाइटी ऑफ इंडिया (दिल्ली) ने दिल्लीवालों के लिए अपना पहला ऐप "हार्ट अटैक" लॉन्च किया है, जो की इस बीमारी से पीड़ित लोगों को सही जानकारी प्रदान करेगा और साथ ही आपातकालीन स्थिति में इस समस्या से उभरने में भी मददगार साबित होगा। इस ऐप को इस्तेमाल करने वाला व्यक्ति आपातकालीन समय में अपने निकटतम अस्पतालों / चिकित्सक हृदय रोग विशेषज्ञों की जानकारी पा सकता है और साथ ही अपने लिए एक अच्छा अस्पताल भी चुन सकता है। यह ऐप आपको वर्तमान ट्रैफिक स्थिति के आधार पर वास्तविक यात्रा समय बताएगा। इसका लांच

हार्ट केयर ट्रीटमेंट के लिए सुनियोजित और सक्रिय तरीके से बुनियादी ढांचा बनाने के लिए बुलाई गई कार्डियोलॉजिकल सोसाइटी द्वारा आयोजित एक पूर्ण दिवस संगोष्ठी के दौरान हुआ था । इसमे एम खलीलुआह, डॉ अशोक सेठ, हर्षवर्धन, शांतनु गुहा, विमल मेहता, थॉमस अलेक्जेंडर, रमेश बाबू , आरएस रामकृष्णन जैसे देश भर में प्रसिद्ध हृदय रोग विशेषज्ञों ने भाग लिया।

सेमिनार मिड-टर्म दिल्ली सीएसआई 2017 के बारे में, एम्स से प्रोफेसर और कार्डियोलॉजिकल सोसाइटी ऑफ दिल्ली के सेक्रेटरी सन्दीप मिश्रा और दिल्ली शाखा के कार्डोलॉजी सोसायटी ऑफ दिल्ली के सेक्रेटरी ने कहा, "हार्ट अटैक और सेरेब्रोवास्कुलर रोग अब भारत में # 1 किलर हैं। हार्ट अटैक उच्च मृत्यु दर में शामिल हो चूका है जो की बहुत गंभीरता का विषय है। दिल के दौरे के दौरान कोरोनरी केयर यूनिटों और एंजियोप्लास्टी की स्थापना में मदद मिली है लेकिन यह महसूस किया गया है कि जब अधिकतम व्यवस्थित, सामान्य चिकित्सक, कुशल एम्बुलेंस सेवा और उन्नत हृदय केंद्र से व्यवस्थित, संगठित नेटवर्क होता है जो एंजियोप्लास्टी या दवा आधारित ( थ्रोम्बोलिसिस) अवरुद्ध धमनी का उद्घाटन! दिल का दौरा पड़ने वाले मामलों में यह नेटवर्क विशेष रूप से लाभकारी है इसके चलते दिल का दौरा पड़ने वाला व्यक्ति सही समय पर रोग हृदय केंद्र तक पहुंच सकता है जहां एंजियोप्लास्टी / थ्रोम्बोलिसिस की सुविधाएं मिलेंगी और अधिक तेजी से रोगी के हृदय की मांसपेशियों को स्थायी क्षति से बचाया जा सकता है! "

दिल्ली सीएसआई के अध्यक्ष डॉ हर्षवर्धन ने कहा, "इसके अलावा, दिल के दौरे वाले मरीजों की सहायता के लिए सीएसआई ने पहली बार" हार्ट अटैक ऐप "लॉन्च किया है। इसके अलावा दिल्ली सीएसआई एक हार्ट अटैक रजिस्ट्री भी लॉन्च किया जायेगा जिसमे यात्रा का समय और सुधार के तरीके बताये जाएंगे।

डॉ. महेश शर्मा पर्यावरण, वन और जलवायु परिवर ्तन राज्य मंत्री के रूप में कार्यभार ग्रहण क रते हुए.

आज दिनांक ०४-०९-२०१७ को केंद्रीय विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्री, पृथ्वी विज्ञान और पर्यावरण, वन एवं जलवायु परिवर्तन, डॉ। हर्षवर्धन, नई दिल्ली में पर्यावरण, वन और जलवायु परिवर्तन राज्य मंत्री डॉ महेश शर्मा को 04 सितंबर, 2017 को शुभकामनाएं देते हुए।

माननीय मंत्री डॉ। महेश शर्मा 4 सितंबर, 2017 को नई दिल्ली में पर्यावरण, वन और जलवायु परिवर्तन राज्य मंत्री के रूप में कार्यभार ग्रहण करने के बाद मीडिया के साथ बातचीत करते हुए|

दिल्‍ली-एनसीआर में हुई झमाझम बारिश के चलत े कई इलाकों में हुआ जलभराव

दिल्‍ली-एनसीआर में हुई झमाझम बारिश के चलते कई इलाकों में भारी जलभराव हो गया है, वहीं बारिश अब भी जारी है। ऐसे में कई जगहों पर जाम लगने की भी खबर है। भारी बारिश के चलते दिल्ली के साथ-साथ एनसीआर के ज्यादातर इलाकों और सड़कों पर पानी लगने के कारण भारी ट्रैफिक जाम हो गया है। इस भीषण ट्रैफिक जाम के चलते सड़कों पर वाहनों की लंबी कतार लग गई। इसके चलते पैदल यात्रियों को भी खासी दिक्कत पेश आ रही है।

वहीं, दूसरी ओर दिल्ली-एनसीआर के कई इलाकों में बारिश से मौसम सुहाना हो गया है। मौसम विभाग का कहना है कि अगले दो दिनों तक लगातार बारिश होगी। इस दौरान अधिकतम तापमान में और कमी आएगी।

ईद-उल-अजहा (बकरीद) त्योहार की तैयारियां हुई शुरू , बाज़ारों में बढ़ी रौनक

कुर्बानी का प्रतीक ईद-उल-अजहा (बकरीद) त्योहार की तैयारियां शुरू हो गई हैं। दिल्ली-एनसीआर में बकरे की खरीद बढ़ गई है। 10 हजार से 60 हजार तक के बकरे बाजार में मौजूद हैं। जो बकरा दिखने में जितना बेहतरीन है उसकी कीमत उतनी ही अधिक है। इनमें तोतापरी के दाम सबसे अधिक हैं।

ईद-उल-अजहा का त्योहार दुनिया भर में मुसलमान कुर्बानी के तौर पर मनाते हैं। सुबह साढ़े आठ बजे नमाज अता करेंगे। इससे पहले सुबह सात बजे से बयान शुरू होगा। नमाज के बाद मुबारक होगी।

इस दौरान आपसी भाइचारे और सौहार्द का पैगाम आवाम को दिया जाएगा। साथ ही कुर्बानी के इस पर्व पर सभी को मुल्क को किसी भी तरह के खतरे से बचाने के लिए कुर्बानी देने का फरमान दिया जाएगा। मस्जिद के पास मार्केट सज गया है। खाने पीने के साथ, कपड़े आदि की दुकानों पर भीड़ जुटने लगी है। वहीं बकरों की खरीदारी भी जोरों से चल रही है।