Ministry Of Human Resource Development
Opinion  /  Published 03.12.20

Home fires: BTech in mother tongues

The present Indian government is constituted of experts in all fields. Else it would be difficult to account for the education ministry’s announcement that the Indian Institutes of Technology an...
By The Editorial Board in

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.07.20

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 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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.18

JU tech faculty to take NBA call in 7 days

Jadavpur University on Wednesday gave its engineering departments seven days to come clear if they want to be recognised by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). None of the 14 engineering depart...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.03.20

CBSE board exams and JEE postponed

The Central Board of Secondary Education and the National Testing Agency on Wednesday postponed the board examinations and the Joint Entrance Exam in view of the coronavirus pandemic. ”All ongoing ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.05.19

Funds flow for education sector down to a trickle

He said India may be growing but it is still a country of poor people.“You have to strengthen the public education system. If the larger base is struggling, you cannot build the superstructure,” G...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 22.08.19

Institutions in Assam wilt in the heat

Children in 86.57 per cent of government primary schools in Assam do not even have the minimum comfort of a fan in this unbearable heat as their schools do not have electricity connection.A report pre...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati


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