Examinations

  • Three arrested for fraud in MPPEB's forest guard recruitment test 13-04-2014 02:11 PM

    Three persons have been arrested by the STF for allegedly committing fraud in the forest guard recruitment test conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB). The trio, identified as Dharmendra Nigam, Kuldeep Dauneria and Bhagirath Kemor, all residents of Morena in the state, were arrested by Madhya Pradesh...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested 07-04-2014 08:02 AM

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said. Meanwhile, his sonKundan Verma,...
  • SSC postpones Combined Graduate Level Examination 2014 due to LS polls 06-04-2014 03:14 PM

    Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has postponed this year's Combined Graduate Level Examination-2014, which was scheduled to be held on April 27 and May 4, citing Lok Sabha elections. The new date for the examination will be intimated in due course of time, the SSC said. In view of the general...
  • Father-son duo to serve as IAS officers in MP 24-03-2014 02:47 PM

    In a first instance of its kind in Madhya Pradesh, a father-son duo will be serving together as IAS officers in the state. Iqbal Singh Bains who is an IAS officer of the 1985 batch is now on deputation to New Delhi while his son Amanveer Singh was alloted the...
  • Student barred from board exam after he refused to pay bribe, kills self 10-03-2014 06:15 PM

    A 17-year-old student committed suicide by setting himself ablaze allegedly after a board examination centre in charge demanded money from him to let him sit for the test. According to the police, Neeraj, the victim, apparently could not sit in the exam on Saturday and ended his life in his...
  • Police lathi-charge Congres workers on way to MP Assembly 05-03-2014 06:33 PM

    At least 60 Congress workers were reportedly injured when police resorted to mild lathi-charge while they were trying to march to the state Assembly from the party office at Jawahar Bhawan, a party official said. Along with mild baton charge, police used water cannons to disperse the agitating party workers,...
  • Bandh observed in MP over Professional Examination Board scam 01-03-2014 11:19 PM

    The state-wide bandh called by Congress to press for the demand for a CBI inquiry into the alleged scam in the Professional Examination Board (PEB) passed off peacefully on Saturday. There were no reports of untoward incident anywhere due to the bandh although cases were filed against Youth Congress workers...
  • Thirteen, including a school principal, arrested in exam paper leak racket 22-02-2014 10:32 AM

    Thirteen persons including a principal of a school in Jhalamand area in Johdhpur, were arrested while leaking answers to candidates for the II Grade teachers test in Jodhpur. The police arrested the 13 persons while they were providing answers to candidates appearing for the II Grade Teachers testat Pratibha Senior...
  • Woman gives birth in class 12 board exam hall 21-02-2014 04:33 PM

    A woman in Bihar gave birth in the examination hall where she was appearing for her class 12 exams, an official said on Friday. The incident took place at a college in the state's Saran district where Manisha Devi, in her early 20s and married, was taking an exam on...
  • Over 200 students caught cheating in Class 12 board exam, expelled 18-02-2014 03:45 PM

    More than 200 students have been caught cheating in the Class 12 board exam and expelled in the last three days. Nearly a dozen parents who helped them use unfair means were arrested, an official said on Tuesday. Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) chairman Rajmani Prasad said that the students...
  • MPPEB scam: Have proof of 22,000 fake appointments, says Katare 12-02-2014 05:06 PM

    Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Satyadev Katare has said he has evidence of over 20,000 fake appointments following the scam in the state Professional Examination Board (PEB). "A total of 32 scams including recruitment of contract teachers took place during 2012. I have proof of 22,000 fake appointments,"...
  • Scared of rapists, parents lodge FIR six days after daughter's alleged gangrape 06-02-2014 08:27 AM

    A teenaged girl was allegedly raped by three youths in Kirthal village of Baghpat district, police said on Wednesday. The alleged incident took place on January 30, but a complaint in this regard was registered by the victim's family today, they said. The victim is a resident of Biral village...
  • MP STF arrests 2 police recruits for using proxy in exam 22-01-2014 03:55 PM

    Two persons were arrested by the Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force for allegedly using fraudulent means to pass a police recruitment examination in Bhopal. Sunil Dutt Sharma, a resident of Amabh in Morena district, and Ram Ikhtiyar Singh Gurjar of Bhind were arrested on Tuesday after they were found to...
  • J&K: CB files charge sheet against 25 people in entrance exam scam 13-01-2014 05:21 PM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday has submitted a charge sheet before a special judge against 25 accused including former Chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer in connection with the alleged question paper scam. The Crime Branch of J&K Police submitted the charge sheet...
  • CBSE releases dates for Board exams commencing from March 1 31-12-2013 08:28 PM

    New Delhi: The much awaited schedules of CBSE Class 10th and Class 12th exams are announced by the Board on Tuesday. The students as high as 22.65 lakhs in number are registered for the upcoming Board examinations. According to the released datesheet Class 10th and Class 12th exams will commence...
  • Undertrial of Dasna Jail branded on his waist with a hot iron rod 12-12-2013 11:29 AM

    An undertrial inmate of Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad of Uttar Pradesh has told a local court that he was branded on his waist with a hot iron rod by a jail official for refusing to cough up a bribe. The matter came up in court on Tuesday as a local...
  • Swapna, the first transgender to take a civil services examination 02-12-2013 08:46 AM

    Chennai: Breaking the stereotype, 23-year-old Swapna has became the first transgender to appear for a civil services examination in Tamil Nadu. On December 1, Swapna, a BCA graduate from Madurai became the first transgender to take the Tamil Nadu Public Service exam. The landmark decision to allow Swapna to appear...
  • Bell The CAT and more: All you need to know about the Common Admission Test 23-11-2013 11:59 PM

    CNN-IBN special show 'Bell the CAT and More' aims to advise and guide the students aspiring for Common Admission Test (CAT). CNN-IBN gives you an opportunity to get all your questions answered by the experts. ...
  • Bell The CAT & More: All you need to know to crack the exam 03-11-2013 08:40 PM

    CNN-IBN special show 'Bell the CAT & More' aims to advise and guide the students aspiring for Common Admission Test (CAT). CNN-IBN gives you an opportunity to get all your questions answered by the experts. ...
  • PMT: Chargesheet filed against MPPEB officials, racketeers 06-10-2013 12:23 AM

    Special Task Force, on Saturday, filed a chargesheet against 28 persons in connection with the Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam allegedly involving Madhya Pradesh Proessional Examination Board (MPPEB) officials and racketeers. The scam pertains to alleged nexus between the MPPEB officials and private members who connived together to secure admission for...
  • MP-PMT scam: Ex-Director of state professional examination board suspended 04-10-2013 05:20 PM

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Governor has suspended former Director and Controller of Examinations of MP Professional Examination Board (PEB), Pankaj Trivedi in connection with the alleged Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Official sources said in Bhopal on Friday that the decision to suspend Trivedi was taken on Thursday. The move comes...
  • Sexual assault case: Former minister Babu Lal Nagar appears for medical examination 28-09-2013 02:58 PM

    Former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar, accused of raping and assaulting a 35-year-old woman, on Saturday appeared for medical tests in connection with the case at SMS Hospital in Jaipur, CID-Crime Branch sources said. A medical board examined him and collected his semen and other samples for forensic tests after Nagar...
  • Man sentenced to life imprisonment for kidnapping, rape of minor girl 26-09-2013 12:58 PM

    A man was sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in Mahrajganj for kidnapping and raping a minor girl. In August 2010, the 15-year-old victim was kidnapped and raped by Sakti Kasudhan in Pipra Parsauni village, prosecution sources said. She was rescued after three days of captivity and her...
  • Father raped me, step-mother didn't come to my rescue, alleges daughter 11-09-2013 11:43 AM

    A man has been arrested in Bihar for raping his 16-year-old daughter, police said on Wednesday.The man was arrested in Bhojpur district, about 60 km from the capital, after the girl lodged a complaint with the police on Tuesday against her father. In the complaint, the girl said her father...
  • Asaram's demand for special facilities in jail rejected 05-09-2013 08:18 AM

    Forced into the confinement of jail after his bail plea was rejected, self-styled godman Asaram Bapu on Wednesday sought for his routine diet, gangajal and a special bed besides other facilities which were denied by the jail administration. His counsel Pradeep Choudhary said Asaram had sought facilities such as his...
  • Two youths allegedly sodomise a 12-year-old boy at gunpoint 31-08-2013 06:49 AM

    A 12-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by two youths in the Pilkhua area of Hapur in Ghaziabad, police said. The boy was allegedly abused by the duo on last Sunday and was threatened at gunpoint by the accused, identified as his neighbour Mohit and a local tough Sooraj, against speaking...
  • Man rapes Class IX student, accused absconding 24-08-2013 12:43 PM

    A Class IX student was allegedly raped by a youth at Lilon village in Shamli district, the police said on Saturday. On Friday, the 13-year-old girl was intercepted by the accused when she was on her way to school. The youth Dilshad falsely told the girl that her father is...
  • Central allocation for Delhi stagnant: Sheila Dikshit 22-08-2013 11:25 PM

    Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday rued "stagnant" central budgetary allocation for Delhi in the last 12 years but said despite not getting any hike allocation the city government succeeded in developing world-class infrastructure. She has been making a strong pitch for a significant increase in central allocation for Delhi,...
  • Educational institutes to remain closed on Tuesday due to the ongoing curfew 13-08-2013 01:45 AM

    Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered all educational institutes to remain closed on Tuesday due to the ongoing curfew in Jammu. "The Divisional Administration has ordered that all education institutes shall remain closed on 13th August, 2013", a government spokesman said. According to a notice issued in Jammu on...
  • 11 accused in RPF examination paper leak case get bail 06-08-2013 02:34 PM

    A local court inMuzaffarnagaron Tuesday granted bail to all 11 accused arrested in connection with the alleged leak of question papers of the Constable Recruitment Examination for the Railway Protection Force. The sessions court granted bail to the accused who were arrested by the Special Task Force for allegedly providing...