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#CareerBytes: How to select the best MBA college?

30 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: How to select the best MBA college?

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is one of the most sought-after post-graduate courses in the country.

JNU justifies fee hike, claims it has Rs. 45cr debt

22 Nov 2019

JNU justifies fee hike, claims it has Rs. 45cr debt

As students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) continue protests over a proposed fee hike, the varsity has defended the hike claiming it has a deficit of Rs. 45 crore.

CBSE to focus on 'experiential learning' from 2019-20 session

09 Jul 2019

CBSE to focus on 'experiential learning' from 2019-20 session

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will make its teaching process more student-friendly by focusing on "experiential learning".

#CareerBytes: 5 best educational apps for Class 12 students

03 May 2019

#CareerBytes: 5 best educational apps for Class 12 students

The Class 12 Board Examinations are crucial as they play an important role in shaping a student's career and future.

#CareerBytes: Top private engineering colleges in India

28 Apr 2019

#CareerBytes: Top private engineering colleges in India

Engineering remains the most preferred course in India after Class-12 given the vast prospects it offers.

Jamia wanted to award SRK with honorary doctorate, government denied

22 Feb 2019

Jamia wanted to award SRK with honorary doctorate, government denied

According to an RTI reply, the HRD Ministry quashed the proposal of Jamia Millia Islamia college to grant an honorary doctorate to its "most prestigious alumnus" Shah Rukh Khan, on rather flimsy grounds.

#CareerBytes: How to choose the right engineering college?

13 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: How to choose the right engineering college?

Engineering is the most sought-after profession in India and every year, many students have a tough time choosing the right engineering college that offers top quality of education.

#CareerBytes: How to select the best MBA college?

12 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: How to select the best MBA college?

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is one of the most sought-after post-graduate courses in the country.

Permission denied for shooting of film on young Tagore's 'love-life'

01 Jul 2018

Permission denied for shooting of film on young Tagore's 'love-life'

Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Santiniketan has refused to grant permission for on-campus shooting of "Nalini" - a Priyanka Chopra production on the "relationship" between teenaged Rabindranath Tagore and a Marathi girl, university sources said.

CBSE should end board-exams in 4-weeks to prevent leaks: Panel

04 Jun 2018

CBSE should end board-exams in 4-weeks to prevent leaks: Panel

A committee formed by the Human Resource Development ministry has said limiting the board exams to four weeks might prevent question paper leaks of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Education-institutions to face action for failing to refund fees: HRD

05 May 2018

Education-institutions to face action for failing to refund fees: HRD

Higher education institutions not returning fees in case of withdrawal of admission by a student will soon face punitive action, according to a senior HRD Ministry official.

Smriti Irani's birthday: 6 interesting facts about the actress-turned-politician

23 Mar 2018

Smriti Irani's birthday: 6 interesting facts about the actress-turned-politician

Smriti Irani once claimed "an ideological umbilical cord with BJP." Her grandfather was a swayamsevak and mother, a booth-activist.

Applying for NEET-2018? Here's all you need to know

10 Feb 2018

Applying for NEET-2018? Here's all you need to know

The CBSE announced that National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the all-India entrance exam for medical college admissions, will be conducted on 6 May'18.

Going against norms, HRD proposes roadmap for transforming UP's schools

06 Aug 2017

Going against norms, HRD proposes roadmap for transforming UP's schools

The Human Resource Development Ministry has proposed a plan aimed at overhauling Uttar Pradesh's fledgling education system.

Lok Sabha passes IIM Bill seeking to remove Government interference

28 Jul 2017

Lok Sabha passes IIM Bill seeking to remove Government interference

The Lok Sabha has approved the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017 that grants functional autonomy to the institutions and allows them to award degrees.

Only NCERT to publish school textbooks from 2018

07 Jun 2017

Only NCERT to publish school textbooks from 2018

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will be the only agency to publish school textbooks from 2018.

Delhi- Issuance of restaurant licenses to get harder

24 May 2017

Delhi- Issuance of restaurant licenses to get harder

The New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) is going to make the process of issuing and renewing licenses of restaurants, pubs, cafes and eateries more tough.

Has Aadhaar linkage improved mid-day meals?

07 May 2017

Has Aadhaar linkage improved mid-day meals?

The government is set to assess the efficacy of linking Aadhaar to the mid-day meal scheme. If found effective it will continue as is, but if there is space for improvement the government will introduce changes.

Senior IIT-B professor alleges rampant cheating in exams

03 May 2017

Senior IIT-B professor alleges rampant cheating in exams

A letter by a senior IIT-Bombay professor to higher-ups, including the Human Resource Development Ministry, alleges "rampant cheating" in the institute's exams.

MP Amar Singh alleges increasing Maoist activity at DU, JNU

07 Apr 2017

MP Amar Singh alleges increasing Maoist activity at DU, JNU

Member of Parliament Amar Singh raised a question before the Human Resource Development Ministry in Parliament on April 6 on the alleged "alarming" rise in Maoist activities in institutes like Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University.

Aadhaar-linked Mid-day Meal Scheme: 4.4 lakh ghost students eliminated

28 Mar 2017

Aadhaar-linked Mid-day Meal Scheme: 4.4 lakh ghost students eliminated

Linking up Aadhaar numbers to the Centre's Midday Meal Scheme has reportedly removed 4.4 lakh ghost students from schools across Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, and Manipur.

Union law ministry announces plans for TV channel

16 Mar 2017

Union law ministry announces plans for TV channel

In a bid to spread legal awareness, the Union Law Ministry announced plans to start its own TV channel.

Skill Development Ministry looks to snag AICTE

11 Nov 2016

Skill Development Ministry looks to snag AICTE

The Skill Development Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy proposed measures to take over AICTE from the Human Resource Development ministry.