BEd exam put off
Calcutta, May 18: This yearís BEd exam-inations have been postponed indefinitely.
Advocate-general Balai Ray informed the high court about the governmentís decision today during the hearing of a case relating to BEd colleges whose registrations had been cancelled.
The government, he added, will challenge the validity of the National Council for Teachersí Education Act, which makes the councilís affiliation mandatory for all BEd colleges. Some 30 of them, affiliated to Calcutta, Kalyani, Vidyasagar and Burdwan universities, were running BEd courses without the councilís approval till the high court ordered them to stop classes.
Calcutta: Two Jadavpur University students were arrested on Thursday evening for stealing the varsityís property to buy beer. Police said the chemical engineering students stole scrap iron from the campus.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed police to provide security to Howrah Mills, which wants to sell a part of its land. Three persons have claimed co-ownership of the plot posing a hurdle to the sale. The mill moved court allegedly after the local police station refused help.