Articles about Ramesh Pokhriyal

Harsh Vardhan, Ravi Shankar, Prakash Javadekar quit before Cabinet reshuffle

07 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi
Harsh Vardhan, Ravi Shankar, Prakash Javadekar quit before Cabinet reshuffle

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar resigned today, ahead of a major reshuffle and expansion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.

Ramesh Pokhriyal admitted to AIIMS due to post-COVID-19 complications
Ramesh Pokhriyal admitted to AIIMS due to post-COVID-19 complications

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal "Nishank" was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi on Tuesday morning due to post-COVID-19 complications.

JEE Main May session postponed due to COVID-19: Education Minister
JEE Main May session postponed due to COVID-19: Education Minister

The May session for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2021 has been postponed in view of the COVID-19 situation in India, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced on Tuesday.

PM Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' to be held online

18 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi
PM Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' to be held online

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's annual interaction with students Pariksha Pe Charcha will be held online this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CBSE Class X, XII Board exam date-sheets out! Details here
CBSE Class X, XII Board exam date-sheets out! Details here

The Ministry of Education on Tuesday released the date-sheets for the upcoming Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations for Classes X and XII.

IIT- Kharagpur to conduct JEE Advanced on July 3: Education Minister

07 Jan 2021

JEE Mains
IIT- Kharagpur to conduct JEE Advanced on July 3: Education Minister

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday announced that the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced will be conducted on July 3, 2021.

2021 CBSE board-exams to start from May 4: Details here

31 Dec 2020

India
2021 CBSE board-exams to start from May 4: Details here

Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, has officially announced the schedule for conducting the 2021 Class-10 and Class-12 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations on Thursday.

CBSE Board exams will not be held in February 2021

22 Dec 2020

India
CBSE Board exams will not be held in February 2021

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Tuesday said that the upcoming Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Board examinations will not be held in February 2021.

AMU: Students oppose invitation extended to Modi as Chief Guest

18 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi
AMU: Students oppose invitation extended to Modi as Chief Guest

The Aligarh Muslim University has turned 100 years old and to mark the occasion, an invitation was sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who accepted it. This development, however, has sparked a tug of war between teachers and students.

JEE-Main to be held four times in 2021; details here
JEE-Main to be held four times in 2021; details here

The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main will be held four times next year, in February, March, April, and May, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said on Wednesday.

NEET 2020 result declared; Odisha's Shoyeb Aftab tops scoring 720/720
NEET 2020 result declared; Odisha's Shoyeb Aftab tops scoring 720/720

The results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2020 have been announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on Friday.

SOPs for reopening schools released; no assessment for 2-3 weeks

05 Oct 2020

Education Ministry
SOPs for reopening schools released; no assessment for 2-3 weeks

The Ministry of Education on Monday issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) for the reopening of schools from October 15.

JEE (Advanced) results declared; Pune's Chirag Falor tops the exam

05 Oct 2020

India
JEE (Advanced) results declared; Pune's Chirag Falor tops the exam

The Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) released the results for JEE (Advanced) on Monday, October 5, less than a month after the competitive examination was held.

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

15 Sep 2020

Odisha
35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

Around 35% of children did not receive mid-day meals during the coronavirus lockdown despite government orders, a survey conducted across five Indian states has found.

Amid coronavirus crisis, JEE exam begins with stringent precautions

01 Sep 2020

India
Amid coronavirus crisis, JEE exam begins with stringent precautions

After much furor and protests, the JEE examination, meant for admission in prestigious government-run engineering colleges, started today and will continue till September 6.

NEET, JEE row: Six states file review plea in SC

28 Aug 2020

Chhattisgarh
NEET, JEE row: Six states file review plea in SC

In a new development pertaining to the raging row around JEE, NEET examinations, ministers from six non-BJP-governed states filed a review plea in Supreme Court challenging the earlier order, that allowed the competitive tests to take place on schedule, despite worsening coronavirus situation.

NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

26 Aug 2020

West Bengal
NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.

HRD Minister Pokhriyal justifies holding NEET, JEE examinations amid coronavirus

26 Aug 2020

Odisha
HRD Minister Pokhriyal justifies holding NEET, JEE examinations amid coronavirus

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has finally waded into the controversy surrounding the impending NEET and JEE examinations, saying that the tests are being held due to "constant pressure from parents and students."

Much to welcome, but challenges remain: Shashi Tharoor on NEP

30 Jul 2020

Shashi Tharoor
Much to welcome, but challenges remain: Shashi Tharoor on NEP

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday praised the new National Education Policy (NEP) but emphasized on certain issues with the policy.

India gets new education policy: Here are the highlights

29 Jul 2020

Prakash Javadekar
India gets new education policy: Here are the highlights

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Education Policy (NEP). The Ministry of Human Resource Development has also been renamed the Ministry of Education.

Class XII marks admission criteria relaxed for NITs, other institutes

23 Jul 2020

Twitter
Class XII marks admission criteria relaxed for NITs, other institutes

In light of the current coronavirus crisis, admission norms for National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) have been relaxed, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced on Thursday.

COVID-19: All about world's cheapest testing kit created by IIT-Delhi

18 Jul 2020

DNA
COVID-19: All about world's cheapest testing kit created by IIT-Delhi

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, medical experts have been emphasizing on the importance of aggressive and timely testing for effective containment.

IIT admissions: Class-12 marks criteria relaxed for students clearing JEE-Advanced

17 Jul 2020

Twitter
IIT admissions: Class-12 marks criteria relaxed for students clearing JEE-Advanced

This year, the Class-12 percentage criteria for securing admissions to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be relaxed for students qualifying the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced.

CBSE announces results for Class 10: Check yours here
CBSE announces results for Class 10: Check yours here

On Wednesday, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced results for Class 10, two days after the results for Class 12 were declared.

CBSE declares results for Class 12: Check yours here
CBSE declares results for Class 12: Check yours here

After a long delay, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results for Class 12 on Monday.

CBSE reduces syllabus for Classes IX to XII by 30%

07 Jul 2020

Twitter
CBSE reduces syllabus for Classes IX to XII by 30%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to reduce the curriculum for school students of Classes IX to XII.

2020 JEE-Main, JEE-Advanced, and NEET postponed: Check new dates here

03 Jul 2020

JEE News
2020 JEE-Main, JEE-Advanced, and NEET postponed: Check new dates here

The 2020 Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) examinations have been postponed in view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country.

Expert committee to decide on conducting NEET, JEE-Main by tomorrow
Expert committee to decide on conducting NEET, JEE-Main by tomorrow

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday said that an expert committee will decide on conducting the NEET and JEE exams by Friday.

NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

11 Jun 2020

West Bengal
NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

On Thursday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank unveiled the NIRF rankings for the year 2020.

Students can appear for CBSE board exams in home districts
Students can appear for CBSE board exams in home districts

The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Wednesday allowed Class X and XII students to appear for their pending Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations from the district where they are currently present.

CBSE designates 3,000 schools as evaluation centers for Class-X/XII exams
CBSE designates 3,000 schools as evaluation centers for Class-X/XII exams

The evaluation process for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class X and XII board examinations will start from Sunday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh 'Nishank' Pokhriyal has announced.

CBSE to hold pending board exams between July 1-15
CBSE to hold pending board exams between July 1-15

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the pending Class X and XII board examinations in the first two weeks of July, the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development said on Friday.

No board exams for CBSE Class 10 students: HRD Minister
No board exams for CBSE Class 10 students: HRD Minister

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not be conducting any board exams for Class-10 students for their pending papers, announced Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday.

Fresh dates of JEE, JEE (Advanced), and NEET announced

05 May 2020

NEET
Fresh dates of JEE, JEE (Advanced), and NEET announced

On Tuesday, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced dates of all major entrance exams, a day after it was hinted that tests will be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

JEE Main, NEET new exam dates to be announced tomorrow

04 May 2020

Twitter
JEE Main, NEET new exam dates to be announced tomorrow

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) will reportedly announce the dates of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on Tuesday.

Air, train travel restrictions to continue beyond May 3: Report

19 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi
Air, train travel restrictions to continue beyond May 3: Report

A day after Air India opened bookings for flights traveling May 4 onwards, a report said restrictions on air and train travel may continue beyond May 3.

Coronavirus: After JEE Mains, JEE Advanced also gets postponed

02 Apr 2020

Maharashtra
Coronavirus: After JEE Mains, JEE Advanced also gets postponed

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2020 has been postponed.

Coronavirus: MHRD directs CBSE to promote Class I-VIII students
Coronavirus: MHRD directs CBSE to promote Class I-VIII students

The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Wednesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education to promote all students of Classes I-VIII to the next class due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes

25 Feb 2020

Delhi Police
Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes

For nearly 12 hours, Northeast Delhi witnessed high-scale violence on Monday, at a time when US President Donald Trump is in India with his family members and top officials of his administration.

UP: 81 students served 1 liter milk, diluted with water

29 Nov 2019

India
UP: 81 students served 1 liter milk, diluted with water

Just months after Mirzapur's infamous roti-and-salt mid-day meal episode came to light, another case of mismanagement in government's mid-day meal scheme, this time from Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra, has surfaced.