Human Resource Development
India  /  Published 23.08.20

Exams: students on hunger strike

Over 4,000 students observed a day-long hunger strike on Sunday demanding deferral of various examinations, including NEET and JEE in view of rising Covid-19 cases. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.07.20

HRD ministry renamed as education ministry

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) and renamed the HRD ministry as education ministry, officials said. A panel led by former Indian Space Research Organis...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.20

Lockdown: Should schools reopen?

Jharkhand Education Project Council (JEPC) has initiated an online drive to seeking  the opinion of parents on reopening  schools which have been closed since the end of March when a nationw...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Final-year exams must for degrees, says UGC

Final-year undergraduate and master’s students will have to appear in exams to get their degrees, the government announced on Monday, while relaxing the earlier July schedule by saying these tes...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.12.19

Centre overrules IITs on probation

The Centre has overturned a decision taken by a common forum of the IITs to introduce a system under which entry-level teachers would have had to remain on probation for five years before their servic...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.10.18

Midday meal outlay up, six months late

The human resource development ministry has increased the cooking cost outlay for the midday meal by a little over 5 per cent for this financial year, six months of which have already passed.The 5.35 ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.07.19

UGC calls for VC selection system review

A panel of educationists set up by the University Grants Commission has found flaws with the existing system of selecting academic heads of institutes of higher learning and called for a review, imply...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

India's human capital figures: little to be proud of

Recent reports suggest that India has entered a long period of demographic dividend. This is a moment in an economy when the working-age population, aged between 15 and 64 years, becomes larger than t...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 31.10.18

4th deadline for BJP's education policy over

A committee the government had set up last year to prepare a National Education Policy (NEP) has so far worked out what two members called a “zero draft” that is yet to be submitted although the p...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.02.19

Blow to Sanskrit teachers

The government on Monday said there was “no provision under rules” to regularise nearly 250 contractual teachers across the 12 campuses of a centrally funded Sanskrit university, drawing accusatio...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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