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IIT, MIT students and faculty join hands to convert Shantiniketan into a model heritage city

In order to convert Bolpur-Shantiniketan into a model sustainable heritage city, students and faculty members from the IIT-Kgp and MIT, on Friday came together at a brainstorming session. Those from IIT-Kgp were mainly research scholars and students pursuing masters in architecture and city planning. Shantiniketan to become a model heritage city RELATED STORIES Father of Indian Supercomputer Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar ... Read More »

Father of Indian Supercomputer Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar becomes Nalanda University’s new vice-chancellor

Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar, 70, has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of Nalanda University, Rajgir, in Bihar. President Pranab Mukherjee, in his capacity as visitor to Nalanda University, named Bhatkar for the post with effect from January 25. Nalanda University gets a new vice-chancellor RELATED STORIES Rajasthan: Chapter on demonetisation to be included in high school syllabus UPSC CDS (I) ... Read More »

Sri Venkateswara College wins Great Britain debate in Delhi

The British High Commission organised the Delhi edition of the Great Britain Debate, which was hoisted by the Lady Sri Ram College. As many as 32 top debating teams from across the universities and colleges in Delhi had participated and spoke for and against the topics on gender equality and sustainable development. Sri Venkateswara College wins the Great Britain Debate ... Read More »

Sri Venkateswara College wins Great Britain debate in Delhi

The British High Commission organised the Delhi edition of the Great Britain Debate, which was hoisted by the Lady Sri Ram College. As many as 32 top debating teams from across the universities and colleges in Delhi had participated and spoke for and against the topics on gender equality and sustainable development. Sri Venkateswara College wins the Great Britain Debate ... Read More »

NEET to be the soul criteria for selecting students for medical courses

After the centre has decided to select students for medical courses on the basis of NEET, BJP in Puducherry strongly supported the same. The government also appealed through a resolution to the centre to let Puducherry continue to select students through CENTAC. NEET to be the soul criteria for selecting students for medical courses RELATED STORIES UPSC CDS (I) 2016: ... Read More »

UPSC CDS (I) 2016: Results declared at upsc.gov.in

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the result of the Combined Defence Service (CDS) Examination today on January 28. The marks of the candidates will be available within 15 days from the date of declaration of the final result on commission’s website for 60 days. Result declared at upsc.gov.in RELATED STORIES Indian Bank PO Results 2017: Likely to ... Read More »

Delhi Schools Fee Hike: Schools may appeal to the SC again

In a similar manner, the bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar has also observed that these schools have to take permission from the government before hiking fees as they are on the land allotted by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA). Supreme Court RELATED STORIES After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar ... Read More »

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While some panel members suggested that institutions should be completely autonomous, some members suggested that the varsities should be mainly for minorities. Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi RELATED STORIES After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar Political changes in the US and UK have reduced the numbers of Indian students UP Class 10 Boards ... Read More »

After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar

Giving autonomy to IIMs is a “milestone” Javadekar said adding that while government will continue to provide funds for the development of these institutes but “sans government controls” In picture, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar (File Photo) RELATED STORIES UP Class 10 Boards 2017: Date sheet released, exams to begin from March 16 Quality of education remain a challenge, but ... Read More »

Instead of taking over private schools, improve public schools: Delhi High Court

Instead of taking over the private schools, government should mull over to improve public schools in such a manner that the parents will opt for public school in the near future, observed Justice Manmohan. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES UPSC Civil Services Examinations: Disabled candidates to get seven not ten chances, directs SC CBSE Board Exam 2017: Peon allegedly steals ... Read More »