Tag Archives: Government

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 »

Government has no plans to make Urdu compulsory in school education: Prakash Javadekar

“There are no plans to make Urdu compulsory in school education though the government is taking steps to promote the language, ” said HRD minister Prakash Javadekar in the Rajya Sabha. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Javadekar said government is taking a number of steps to promote Urdu which is a great language and all other languages. What did the ... Read More »

India’s CSIR ranks 12th among the best government institutes of the world

The Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) has secured 12th position among the best government institutions in the world, according to a report. Who holds the first position? Out of 746 institutions, France’s National Centre for Scientific Research was ranked first followed by Chinese Academy of Science, China. The institutes were ranked by a prestigious Scimago Institutions rankings that ranks ... Read More »

NEET must be conducted in regional languages as well: Gujarat government

At the 11th meeting of the inter-state council, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel appealed for the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) to be held in regional languages. The meeting was held on Saturday, July 16, where the Gujarat government asked for regional languages to be considered for entrances to benefit students. This is not the first time that a state ... Read More »

IIT-Bombay students to wear khadi robes for convocation: Is government saffronising education?

IIT Bombay has chosen uttarias or khadi angavastrams, for its convocation ceremony of the passing out batch. The Indian Institute of Technology has placed an order for 3,500 convocation robes made of khadi cotton, inculcating the feeling of nationalism in the students. The students will drape the piece of cloth over their clothes to mark the occasion What is khadi?   ... Read More »

Apple’s iBooks store and iTunes films close down with the aid of chinese language government

A chinese regulator is said to have ordered Apple to shut down its iBooks keep and iTunes films only six months after the offerings were released within the country. The movement towards Apple in a rustic, which it costs as its 2d largest market with the aid of revenueafter the U.S., came from the kingdom administration of Press, ebook, Radio, ... Read More »

Herbalife, Ackman cleared by government probes: Report

  David A. Grogan | CNBC Bill Ackman at Delivering Alpha 2015 in New York on July 15, 2015. Shares of Herbalife started the week up more than 2 percent after it was recently reported by The Wall Street Journal that government investigations cleared the company of allegations of having a fraudulent business model. Probes by the FBI and the ... Read More »

Government Working on New Surveillance Policy Balancing Security, Privacy

The government is working on a new regulatory framework for lawful interception and monitoring of telephone calls and messages while safeguarding the privacy of users, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.The Communications and Information Technology Ministry is consulting the Home Ministry to sort out the issues related to interception by security agencies, he said. A National Telecom Security Policy ... Read More »

TCS, Infosys Visa Issue: Government to Intervene if Required

With the US probing TCS and Infosys for alleged visa rule violations, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said the government will intervene if the need arises. “I am sure these two companies will be able to address this issue properly, they are very reputed companies and the government fully appreciates the good work they have done ... Read More »