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June 12, 2021

HPTET 2021 registration ends today for Himachal Teacher Eligibility Test

The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBoSE) will conclude the online application process today for the state Teacher Eligibility Test (HPTET) June 2021. Eligible candidates can apply for HPTET 2021 at the official website hpbose.org.Applications can be submitted with a late fee of Rs 300 between June 14 and 18. Corrections can be made from June 19 to 21.HPBoSE will conduct the HPTET June 2021 exam from July 4 to 18 at 71 different centres in the state. The exam is held to certify the eligibility of teachers to…

Women are becoming less visible in India’s workforce – but are bearing government’s responsibilities

Women workers in India have been disproportionately hurt by the Covid-19-related lockdown and the ensuing economic downturn. While 36% of male workers lost employment during the lockdown in 2020, 74% female workers lost jobs.As per data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, 78% of men who lost jobs regained their employment after lockdown. But only 40% of women who lost work did so.Overall, due to Covid-19, the male and female working population fell sharply to 40.03% in 2020-’21 from 42.68% in 2019-’20.The male…

Bengal: Speculations on BJP leader Rajib Banerjee rejoining Trinamool as he meets former colleague

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajib Banerjee on Saturday met Kunal Ghosh, his former colleague at Trinamool Congress, fueling speculations of him breaking ranks from the saffron party. Banerjee, however, said that it was a “courtesy meeting” and denied that he would join Trinamool Congress, ANI reported.“There were no such talks,” Banerjee said, while speaking to reporters after the meeting. “I am still in Bharatiya Janata Party, there is no politics in this.”An erstwhile minister in the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal…

French Open: Barbora Krejcikova’s unexpected yet extraordinarily composed title run

Even in one of the most competitive and unpredictable era of women’s tennis, unseeded Barbora Krejcikova becoming the French Open 2021 champion is a surprise. The latest first-time women’s singles Grand Slam champion, the unseeded 25-year-old mounted an unexpected, yet extraordinarily composed, run to the trophy with a 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the final.The number five has an interesting connection to the newly-crowned French Open champion.The world No 33 was playing just her fifth main draw at a…
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