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AICTE, Mumbai University announce online workshop from 13 May to 17 May on 'Universal Human Values in Education'

The University of Mumbai in collaboration with AICTE (Western Region) will be organising an online workshop on 'Universal Human Values in Education' for institutions offering technical education.The workshop will commence on 13 May and end on 17 May. According to University of Mumbai, the workshop is of paramount significance to continue learning process amid COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown.The workshop will be conducted in Hindi and English. The morning session will be from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm and the evening session will be from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.File image of Mumbai University. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons “To understand the basics of value education an online workshop is being organized exclusively for the Vice Chancellors of Technical Universities and University Coordinators appointed for coordinating the activities related to FDPs on Student Induction Programme,” the circular said.The workshop is specifically designed for sharing All India Council for Technical Edu…

Medium intensity earthquake of 4.3 magnitude hits Delhi with epicentre near Wazirpur, third quake in less than a month

New Delhi: A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hit Delhi on Sunday, a third in less than a month, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

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The epicentre of the quake was near Wazirpur in northeast Delhi, JL Gautam, Head (Operations) at the NCS, an institute under the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

The same location and nearby areas were the epicentre of the earthquakes on 12 and 13 April of magnitude 3.5 and 2.7 respectively. The quake occurred at a depth of five kilometres.

Of the five seismic zones, Delhi falls under the fourth zone.

An earthquake of magnitude 2.8 had hit the national capital in 2004. Another quake of magnitude 3.4 was recorded in the city in 2001, according to official data.

The major quakes recorded near the national capital were at Bulandshahr of magnitude 6.7 on October 10,1956, and at Mordabad of magnitude 5.8 on 15 August, 1966. Both are in western Uttar Pradesh.



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