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Narendra Modi to meet experts today to reset economic policy

A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: Vipin Kumar/HT New Delhi: With economic growth estimated to pick up further momentum after the shake-up from structural reforms, the government is getting into broad-based consultation for a new economic policy for the future. Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with senior cabinet colleagues will discuss on Wednesday “the road ahead” for social, ... Read More »

In Departure from Education Policy, States May Get to take No-detention Call

Panaji: In what seems to be a departure from the Right to Education policy, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the state governments will be allowed to decide on the no-detention policy in their schools. “There is a demand from a lot of states to allow the detention of the students because everyone is promoted up to eighth ... Read More »

Gujarat government to provide Rs 200 crore for student innovation policy

It is widely speculated that the policy, which is all set to roll out, will support students to realise their innovative ideas into reality. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani. RELATED STORIES IITs want to introduce executive M.Tech Mehbooba Mufti announces ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh, jobs to victims of Kashmir unrest Telangana to mark Osmania University’s 100 year anniversary ... Read More »

Policy to be implemented soon for 20 world-class universities: Prakash Javadekar

Addressing the Youth Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017, Javadekar said “We have finalised guidelines and soon will implement the policy to set up 20 world class universities in India, ten from private and ten from public institutions HRD minister Prakash Javadek at Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 (Image source: https://twitter.com/PrakashJavdekar) RELATED STORIES CBSE Class 12 Boards 2017: Expected to be ... Read More »

IITs urged HRD ministry to review fees exemption policy for economically weaker section

In one of its recommendations, the IIT fraternity suggested that the prevailing merit-cum-scholarship scheme should be improvised so that every eligible student can obtain the scholarship. IIT RELATED STORIES Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam Vice-chancellors across North India enter discussion for greater autonomy in universities Bajrang Dal, Congress workers behind recent ... Read More »

Evernote updates its privacy policy to allow employees to read your notes, and you can’t opt out of this

Popular online note-taking service Evernote has announced an update to its privacy policy, allowing some of its employees to read your notes. The updated policy will come into effect starting January 23, 2017. The reason behind the move is described as: “this is primarily to make sure that our machine learning technologies are working correctly, in order to surface the ... Read More »

Make education free and compulsory till Class 12: MPs give suggestion on New Education Policy

inisters expressed their concerns about unfilled vacancies, on the issue of languages including Sanskrit, out of school children and also difficulties faced by children belonging to minorities Make education free and compulsory upto class 12, suggested MPs RELATED STORIES Himachal Pradesh gives approval to Mukhya Mantri Shikshak Samman Yojana Plans to bring back Class 10 boards soon: HRD Minister TIFR ... Read More »

Delhi government likely to oppose several proposals of New Education Policy

The Delhi government is expected to go against central ‘Indian Education Service’ and a centralised induction programme including several proposals on higher education in the draft New Education Policy (NEP) Different views were presented on the proposals during a meeting of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, with several professors and vice-chancellors of Delhi Technological ... Read More »

‘Don’t,mess,around,with,youth,and,education’:,Kejriwal,asks,centre,to,repeal,No-Detention,Policy

Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi CM on Sunday warned the centre for reducing the Central education budget and said it would ruin the country. Running through the initiates taken by the AAP government during a live interactive session in New Delhi, Kejriwal called for revoking the “no-detention policy”, under which every student is promoted till class 9. ‘Don’t mess around with ... Read More »

Facebook clarifies live video policy, will allow graphic video streams in some cases

Facebook will allow its users to livestream violent or graphic video under certain circumstances, the company announced in a statement released Friday. In the statement, the social media giant stated that, “if a person witnessed a shooting, and used Facebook Live to raise awareness or find the shooter, we would allow it.” On the other hand, the company will not ... Read More »