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Mozilla, other internet bodies red flag IT rule changes; seek fresh consultation

Mozilla and a few other global internet bodies have urged the government to scrap current changes being mulled in IT rules for social media and other platforms, and suggested that fresh public consultation be undertaken on ways to curb harmful speech online. These organisations, which also include the Wikimedia Foundation and GitHub, have raised “deep concerns” in an open letter to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad over ... Read More »

Heavy school bags in Maharashtra CBSE, ICSE schools: State to seek centre’s intervention

School students in Maharashtra may be granted relief as the Union Human Resourse Development minister Prakash Javadekar has planned to approach the state government to discuss the issue of heavy schoolbags carried by students studying in schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). School Education Minister Vinod ... Read More »

IIMs seek Cabinet approval for withdrawal of 1975 HRD order

Following the incessant controversy over the appointment of IIM faculty under quota system for the reserved candidates, it is now been learned that the premier institutes had to be withdrawn the 1975 HRD order, which had earlier exempted the premier institutes from reservation policy. However, there is a speculation that the 1974 HRD order was only meant for technical institutes ... Read More »

Parents seek clarity on medical admission in private colleges

The ambiguity over the admission procedure in the fraternity of private-run medical colleges in Maharashtra had once again prompted several parents of aspirants whose names came up on the merit list of deemed institutes.  Intimidated by the probable event of re-admission for the enlisted students in the private medical colleges, the state had once again challenged the prerogative of private ... Read More »