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“Go Green for Environmental Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of The Theory and Applications”, edited by Dr Xavier Savarimuthu SJ, Dr Usha Rao and Dr Mark Reynolds launched.

The term “Jesuit” is used, almost as a synonym for the spread of education, of academic enlightenment, to the extent that its usage is often shorn of the spiritual aspect that the religious order stands for. Such has been the success of these “Soldiers of God” in spreading the light dispelling the darkness of ignorance, …

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS 2022-23

The application window for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarship programme for 2022-23 is now open. Aspiring scholars who are planning to study for a one-year master’s degree in British universities can apply. Chevening Scholarships offer full financial support for one year to candidates applying for a master’s degree at any UK university – covering …

UK commemorates ‘Remembrance Sunday’ in Kolkata

Remembrance Sunday is a special day set aside to remember the sacrifices made by all those who laid down their lives for peace and freedom in two World Wars and other subsequent conflicts. At one time, the day was known as ‘Armistice Day’, but was renamed ‘Remembrance Sunday’ after World War II. The British Deputy …

UK ANNOUNCES NEW STUDENT VISA ROUTE

A new visa route for international students will open on 5 October, delivering on the UK Government’s commitment to introduce a new points-based immigration system. The new Student Route will replace the previous Tier 4 visa route, making the process more streamlined for students and their sponsoring institutions. Under the new system, students will require …

Webinar on Livelihood and Skills Building Opportunities for Gender and Sexual Minorities in India

Ahead of the second anniversary of the Honourable Supreme Court of India’s verdict that decriminalised Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the British Deputy High Commission, University of Sussex, UK and gender and sexuality non-profit Varta Trust, Kolkata jointly organized an online roundtable on the urgent employment and skills building needs of gender and …

UK sees record tourism growth in 2017 from India

Overall, 2017 was a record-breaker for overseas visits to the UK and for the amount visitors spent across the country. There were a total of 39.2 million inbound visits to the UK in 2017, up 4%, with visitors spending £24.5 billion, up 9%.  Visitors from India travelling to the UK in record numbers Latest official figures …

Oxford University Press India to send Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad winners to the University of Oxford, UK

Top two English Challenger track winners of CENTA Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad (TPO) to undergo a two week classroom course at the University of Oxford, UK Rank 3 to 16 in the English Challenger track will undergo OUP’s professional development courses for teachers in India New Delhi, Monday, 09 April:  Oxford University Press (OUP), the world’s …

KASHISH to facilitate screening of Indian LGBTQ films in UK, USA

KASHISH Global recently screened at Australia, Pakistan, Mexico, South Korea, Canada, China, Taiwan, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Hong Kong   KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival – South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival – will once again take Indian LGBTQ films across the world this year as part of its KASHISH Global Initiative. The forthcoming screenings …