Sheila inaugurates education fairNEW DELHI: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit inaugurated a three-day education and career fair, "Infra Educa-2006", at Pragati Maidan here on Friday.

A large number of public and private sector educational institutions as well as other related organisations including loan providers and foreign education providers are taking part in the fair organised by Friendz Exhibitions and Promotions.

"This exhibition is extremely useful for students. It not only provides the right exposure for training, but also helps them with loans," said Ms. Dikshit.

Infra Educa-2006 provides students an insight into a variety of fields including armed forces, biotechnology and environmental sciences. Besides basic and higher education, the fair will focus on specialised courses and vocational training.

Brahm Prakash rememberedNEW DELHI: The Delhi Assembly organised a function at Old Secretariat here on Friday to mark the 88th birth anniversary of Delhi's first Chief Minister, Chaudhary Brahm Prakash.

The Assembly Speaker, Chaudhary Prem Singh, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others paid floral tributes at the statue of the late leader at the Secretariat.

Mr. Prem Singh described Brahm Prakash as a true patriot and an outstanding statesman. "He dreamt of a fully-developed Delhi where all the villages had schools, roads, primary health centres, drinking water facilities, electricity supply and other amenities. Today's Government is fulfilling the dreams of the late leader."

CISF team heads for UKNEW DELHI: A six-member team of the Central Industrial Security Force will attend a ten-day joint ``United Kingdom-India Aviation Security Seminar'' in Machester, United Kingdom, beginning June 20. CISF Director-General S.I.S. Ahmed and Inspector-General M.S. Bali will head the team.

The seminar will focus on biometric access control systems, multi-agency threat and risk assessment, contingency planning and emergency procedures. The team will also study the latest electronic gadgets and security measures adopted at London's Heathrow airport.

Biotechnology entrance results declaredNEW DELHI: The results of the Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on behalf of the participating universities for admission to M.Sc. (BIT), M.Sc. (Agriculture), M.V.Sc. and M. Tech (Biotechnology) for the academic year 2006-07 will be available at the JNU website Candidates can also check their results at

All eligible candidates have been requested to rank the universities in order of their preference latest by June 27.