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IIT-Madras launches BSc degree in programming and data science as 'world's first online diploma'; offers admission without JEE
India

IIT-Madras launches BSc degree in programming and data science as 'world's first online diploma'; offers admission without JEE

The programme in IIT Madras was launched by Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and Minister of State for HRD Sanjay Dhotre.

Government launches index to rank states, UTs on good governance relying on 50 parameters across 10 sectors
India

Government launches index to rank states, UTs on good governance relying on 50 parameters across 10 sectors

A good governance index (GGI) was launched on Wednesday by the central government to assess the state of governance in the country, according to a statement issued by the Personnel Ministry.

Soma Roy Burman appointed 24th Controller General of Accounts: 1986-batch ICAS officer has served in Home Affairs, I&B ministries
India

Soma Roy Burman appointed 24th Controller General of Accounts: 1986-batch ICAS officer has served in Home Affairs, I&B ministries

Soma Roy Burman, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service Officer, was appointed the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA) on Sunday

HRD ministry orders UGC to constitute high-level committee to inquire into allegations of universities selling fake degrees
India

HRD ministry orders UGC to constitute high-level committee to inquire into allegations of universities selling fake degrees

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development ordered the University Grants Commission (UGC) to immediately constitute a high-level committee to enquire into the allegations regarding the sale of fake degrees by certain universities.

CBSE fee hike: Delhi govt will bear exam charges for students of Class 10 and 12, says Manish Sisodia
India

CBSE fee hike: Delhi govt will bear exam charges for students of Class 10 and 12, says Manish Sisodia

The Delhi government will pay the Class 10 and 12 CBSE board examination fees of all students studying in government schools.

Prakash Javadekar’s claim and defence on India’s unemployment problem rings hollow from the word go
Business

Prakash Javadekar’s claim and defence on India’s unemployment problem rings hollow from the word go

By playing down the unemployment problem, Javadekar hasn’t done nothing but what is expected of him

Reports claiming Hindi to be made compulsory in schools across India are 'mischievous and misleading', tweets Prakash Javadekar
India

Reports claiming Hindi to be made compulsory in schools across India are 'mischievous and misleading', tweets Prakash Javadekar

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar has clarified that reports in the media claiming the New Education Policy is going to advocate for Hindi to be made compulsory in schools across India till Class 8 are false.

UGC directs 21 Delhi University colleges to appoint regular principals, warns of withholding grants if institutes do not comply
India

UGC directs 21 Delhi University colleges to appoint regular principals, warns of withholding grants if institutes do not comply

Hindu College, Jesus and Mary College, Kamala Nehru College and Gargi College, are among the colleges that have been warned by the UGC.

NEET UG 2018: Second round seat allotment results expected to release today; check on mcc.nic.in
India

NEET UG 2018: Second round seat allotment results expected to release today; check on mcc.nic.in

The Medical Counselling Counseling Committee (MCC) is expected to release the second phase allotment results for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)- based all India counselling of admission to undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses on 12 July

Centre seeks to replace UGC: Congress' Motilal Vora calls 10-day public consultation process a 'mockery'
India

Centre seeks to replace UGC: Congress' Motilal Vora calls 10-day public consultation process a 'mockery'

Congress MP Motilal Vora expressed his doubts and concerns to Prakash Javadekar over the public consultation process to replace UGC with the Higher Education Commission for India draft Bill.

Centre gives 10-day extension for receiving feedback on replacing UGC with Higher Education Commission
India

Centre gives 10-day extension for receiving feedback on replacing UGC with Higher Education Commission

The Human Resource Development ministry extended the deadline for receiving feedback and suggestions from stakeholders on scrapping of the UGC and draft bill for replacing it with the Higher Education Commission for India

Union Minister of State for HRD Satyapal Singh says discrimination between public, private academic institutes will soon end
India

Union Minister of State for HRD Satyapal Singh says discrimination between public, private academic institutes will soon end

Satyapal Singh said discrimination between private and public academic institutes will soon end as the prime minister and president have taken up the issue.

CBSE paper leak: Supreme Court dismisses batch of petitions challenging decision to conduct re-examination
India

CBSE paper leak: Supreme Court dismisses batch of petitions challenging decision to conduct re-examination

Amid the row over the alleged leak of the CBSE Class X mathematics and the Class XII economics papers, the Supreme Court has dismissed a batch of petitions challenging board's decision to conduct re-examination.

SC directs Doordarshan to prepare 10 minute programme on perils of Blue Whale game
News & Analysis

SC directs Doordarshan to prepare 10 minute programme on perils of Blue Whale game

The apex court said the visual medium is most effective and asked Doordarshan to prepare a programme in consultation with the Ministries of WCD and HRD.

Days after Jharkhand girl dies of starvation, HRD official seeks mid-day meals during school holidays across India
India

Days after Jharkhand girl dies of starvation, HRD official seeks mid-day meals during school holidays across India

The possibility of providing mid-day meals even during school holidays should be explored, a top HRD ministry official said on Friday in reference to the recent death of a Jharkhand girl allegedly due to starvation.

SC keeps yoga off school curriculum, rejects plea to turn practice into compulsory subject
India

SC keeps yoga off school curriculum, rejects plea to turn practice into compulsory subject

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking framing of a national yoga policy and making the practice compulsory for students of classes 1-8 across the country.

NEET question papers to be same for all languages, says Prakash Javadekar
India

NEET question papers to be same for all languages, says Prakash Javadekar

Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar said vernacular question papers for the NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English

Colleges, varsities to be ranked on 'swacchta', govt to award top performers
India

Colleges, varsities to be ranked on 'swacchta', govt to award top performers

the government has asked all institutes of higher learning to participate in 'swachhta' ranking, where the institutes will be judged on several criteria like availability of toilets and garbage disposal system on their premises.

HRD ministry asks UGC to conduct fresh inspection of 44 'unworthy' universities
India

HRD ministry asks UGC to conduct fresh inspection of 44 'unworthy' universities

The HRD ministry has directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to conduct a fresh inspection of 44 institutions labelled "unworthy" of being given a deemed varsity status by a government panel in 2009.

Environment ministry will address contentious issues in
Politics

Environment ministry will address contentious issues in "scientific" manner: Harsh Vardhan

Union minister Harsh Vardhan discussed the challenges India faces after taking charge as environment minister following the death of Anil Madhav Dave last week