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Govt intends to make Indian universities world-class, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at the centenary celebrations of Patna University, in Patna, on Saturday. Photo: PTI Patna: Lamenting that no Indian university figures among the top 500 globally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government intends to unshackle these institutions and provide Rs10,000 crore to 20 varsities to ensure that they are counted ... Read More »

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale Will Be Held Again Next Week: Dates, Deal Previews

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon recently ended its 4-day sale on September 24 There will be offers on products across all major brands There will be additional cashback for Citibank card users Amazon recently shared that the four-day Great Indian Festival Sale, which was organised earlier this month, was its biggest shopping event since it entered the Indian market four years ago. Taking inspiration from this success, ... Read More »

Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy: Bill introduced for institute’s set up in Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh may soon be home to a petroleum university in Visakhapatnam under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014. Tuesday’s Lok Sabha session witnessed the introduction of a bill that would provide the set up of the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in the state. “The curriculum of the institute is proposed to be a specialised one and would include ... Read More »

Indian Muslims struggling with low literacy: 200 schools, 25 colleges suggested to battle education woes

The panel, on Thursday suggested that more than 200 new schools and 25 colleges should be introduced as part of an exercise to overhaul the education system for minorities. Indian Muslims struggling with low literacy As per the 2011 Census, the literacy rate of Muslims stand at 68.53 per cent, the lowest among all minority communities and less than the ... Read More »

CanSat 2017: Indian students grab first position in global aerospace competion in Texas

Students from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) have emerged as winners at the global aerospace competition CanSat held in Texas. They left behind 39 teams from across the world to obtain the first position. Image credit: Indian Express Students from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) have emerged as winners at the global aerospace competition ... Read More »

What Indian Muslims have learnt: Education is empowerment

Rashid Nehaal is a harried man. As the director of the Aligarh Muslim University’s Kishanganj campus, he is running an academic centre starved of funds, with non existent infrastructure, in one of the poorest corners of India with little linkages with industry and the market for students to leverage. And Nehaal, 48, senses prejudice from the central government. Yet, Nehaal’s ... Read More »

 The Best Days Of Indian Consumer Internet Are Yet To Come

Consumer Internet startups, the hottest ticket in Indian startup ecosystem for the last decade, appeared to have hit a massive speed breaker in 2016. Funding slowed down drastically. In the ecommerce sector alone, funding fell to $1.94 billion in 2016 from $4.7 billion in 2015, as per data from Venture Intelligence. Many were forced to shut shop. Tracxn counted over ... Read More »

Japan and Punjab University organised seminar: Indian students are welcomed in Japan

At the event, Daisue Kodama, First Secretary of Embassy of Japan in New Delhi, spoke of how Japan’s universities are quite welcoming and friendly towards international students and shows welcoming spirit especially to Indian diasporas. Image Source: The University Of Japan RELATED STORIES President to give best university award to JNU Delhi: Official suspended for misrepresentation of facts about school ... Read More »

Government starts registration of Indian students studying abroad

The step was taken so that the government can better advise these students in times of need. The Students Registration Module on the Indian students studying in various countries has been placed within the ministry’s MADAD portal (the Consular Services Management System RELATED STORIES India to build multi-ethnic school in Sri Lanka No fellowship to non-NET candidates: UGC CBSE won’t ... Read More »

CBSE won’t apply its 3 Indian language plan for Class 10 Board exam till 2020

A senior official said that “even if the new plan is approved by the ministry and CBSE starts working on the scheme it would not” happen before 2019-20. RELATED STORIES Congress MP raises issue of student suicide in RS NEET UG 2017 Urdu Row: Students organisation to file petition in SC Civil aviation ministry approved mechanical and avionics aircraft courses ... Read More »