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Twitter Seeks Business Ad Dollars With Live News, CEO Tweets

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter is going after a more niche business audience With the move, it will start competing with LinkedIn Twitter has 330 million monthly active users, struggling to grow Twitter is turning its spotlight onto a new demographic in its bid to lure more advertising dollars to its social media platform: deep-pocketed business users. The microblogging service has 330 million monthly ... Read More »

Secretary of State seeks support for computer upgrades

owa Secretary of State Paul Pate says cyber security is a “constant challenge” and it’s “vital” that his office get more state tax dollars in the next budgeting year. Pate says the I-Vote system that handles voter registration data needs attention. “That’s a system that was built over 15 years ago and obviously elections have changed dramatically since then,” Pate ... Read More »

Lok Sabha passes IIM Bill that seeks to give more autonomy

At present, India has 20 Indian Institutes of Management. Photo: Mint The Lok Sabha on Friday approved the Indian Institutes of Management Bill 2017 that promises to grant administrative, academic and financial autonomy to the elite B-Schools and allow them to award degrees to their graduates. The lower house passed the bill after a debate in which nearly two dozen ... Read More »

NEET: Tamil Nadu CM meets Prime Minister Modi; seeks exemption from medical entrance exam

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today met Prime Minister Narendra Modiand asked for exemption from the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for students of Tamil Nadu. “The chief minister insisted that exemption from NEET for Tamil Nadu should be given considering the welfare of the students of the state,” said an official release quoting what transpired at the two leaders’ ... Read More »

France seeks to make Paris Europe’s leading finance hub

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe delivers a speech at the Paris Europlace International Financial Forum in Paris, France, July 11, 2017. PARIS, JULY 12:   France will use “all means” to make Paris Europe’s main post-Brexit financial capital, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Tuesday, while international bankers said they wanted to see if such pro-business reforms would stick over time. ... Read More »

RBI paper seeks views on wholesale, long-term finance banks

The new banks—wholesale and long-term finance banks—will focus on lending long-term and cater to the funding needs of sectors such as infrastructure and core industries, RBI said in a discussion paper. Photo: Reuters Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday released a discussion paper seeking comments on a new category of banks—wholesale and long-term finance banks that will ... Read More »

Puducherry seeks exemption from NEET: CM Narayanasamy

“We will not be able to accept NEET based selection as schools in the Union Territory are not fully equipped to adopt the CBSE syllabus, which is the criterion for NEET based selection for medical courses”, Narayanasamy said. In picture, Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy (File photo) RELATED STORIES ‘Make national anthem compulsory in schools’: Government directs Supreme Court NAAC to ... Read More »

School under serious allegations, Delhi High Court seeks response from government

Apart from receiving donation from the stake holders for admission, the school is also facing allegations on ground of fraudulent activities in connection with the scholarship amount given to poor students. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES IIM Bill 2017 expected to be tabled today at Lok Sabha JNU refuses media reports about reduction in academic seats Education for girls: HRD ... Read More »

Encroachment at public place: Gujarat HC seeks explanation from AUDA

The petitioner, Shailesh Maheshwari, argued that Nirma Vidyavihar primary school, in violation of agreement norms, had carried out illegal construction over a piece of land adjoining the school building which was designated as a park and playground for the locals in Bodakdev locality. Gujarat High Court RELATED STORIES President to inaugurate Indian History Congress in Kerala India in need of ... Read More »

BITS-Pilani degree row: HRD seeks legal opinion on validating off-campus degrees

BITS-Pilani degree row: HRD seeks legal opinion on validating off-campus degrees Last year on November 9, the UGC sent a notice to BITS-Pilani directing to shut down their off-campus centres as they were established without the permission and also violated the Deemed University regulations Rajasthan government has also put attestation of degrees of BITS-Pilani’s off campus centres’ on hold RELATED ... Read More »