Hrd Ministry
India  /  Published 06.01.20

HRD ministry calls meet with JNU admin

After violence broke out on the campus of Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday, the HRD Ministry met officials from the JNU administration and took stock of the situation even as vice-chancellor M. J...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.19

Dalit benefit plank against AMU status

A constitutional body headed by a BJP parliamentarian has asked the government to argue in court that removing the minority status of Aligarh Muslim University would benefit the Scheduled Castes.The s...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.11.19

Graffiti in JNU targets vice-chancellor & BJP

Graffiti targeting JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar have appeared on the university's campus a day after a partial hostel fee rollback. Apart from the walls of the administrative block, some...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.20

VC steers clear of JNU security breach

JNU vice chancellor, under fire from students and faculty for not doing enough while they were being brutally attacked by a mob of masked men, continues to be evasive on the massive security breach on...
in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan to teach language to 5 villages

The Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, one of the three central institutes in the country promoting Sanskrit, has adopted five villages across the country to ensure people are able to converse in the langua...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 27.08.19

Ram Setu ancient engineering marvel, Pokhriyal tells IIT students

The Ram Setu is a ancient engineering marvel that astonishes the world even today, HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank told graduating students of IIT Kharagpur, one of the country's oldest campuses...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.01.19

UGC sits on institute of eminence shortlist

The University Grants Commission has been sitting on an expert panel’s list of institutes recommended for the status of Institution of Eminence, drawing criticism that the higher education regulator...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.18

Modi to lay varsity foundation

The Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (Rusa) has asked Jamshedpur Women’s College to gear up for the foundation ceremony of the first women’s university in the state that is likely to be laid on...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 25.03.19

One-year relief for bias study centres

The Centre on Monday extended the lives of 195 centres researching social exclusion and discrimination by one more year, yielding to protests weeks before the general election.This was a fallout of th...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.02.20

Urdu meet put off, suspicion on CAA

A government agency set up to promote Urdu has postponed its annual world conference for the first time under pressure from the central government over fears that some participants may protest against...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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