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    University of Hyderabad VC hopeful of commencing classes from Saturday

    Student shout slogans outside the office of Smriti Irani during a protest in New Delhi, after a student was found dead at the Hyderabad University hostel. Photo: AFP Hyderabad: Research activity at the University of Hyderabad would commence from Friday, interim vice-chancellor Vipin Srivastava said on Thursday, even as he appealed to protesting students to […]

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    HC pulls up Delhi govt for inaction against school admission malpractices

    Two bodies representing private schools questioned the powers of the Delhi government to issue notifications without approval of the Lt. Governor of Delhi. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Delhi high court on Friday asked the Delhi government why it had not investigated or taken any action against alleged malpractices by private schools in the admission […]

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    CBSE to provide counselling to students from February

    For the seventh year, CBSE has arranged counselling for differently-abled children to take care of the needs and anxiety of special children, the statement added. New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will provide online counselling and through telephone and newspapers from next month to students appearing for boards examination to help them […]

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    Infosys, Wipro join Barack Obama’s $4 billion ’Computer Science for All’ education plan

    Photo: Jason Henry/The New York Times Washington: Three major Indian information technology firms—Infosys Ltd, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS), and Wipro Ltd—have joined US President Barack Obama’s “computer science for all” initiative as part of a public-private collaboration, pledging thousands of dollars in grants. Obama announced the plan in his weekly address on Saturday as […]

  • NEWS
    Ashoka University looks to raise Rs750 crore

    The university started operations from its permanent campus and aims to have 2,000 students and 150 faculty members by 2020. New Delhi: Ashoka University, India’s first liberal arts university, is looking to raise a total of Rs.750 crore from businessmen, non-resident Indians and corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds of companies, in one of the biggest […]

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    Reveal answer books, interview marks: Supreme Court to PSCs

    The apex court, however, rejected a Kerala high court order for the disclosure of the names of examiners and interviewers by public service commissions if asked to. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Backing demands for transparency and accountability in the selection of bureaucrats, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered two public service commissions—in Kerala and Uttar […]

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    Kendriya Vidyalayas directed to hoist national flag daily

    The principals may be directed to position the flag post at prominent places preferably in the morning assembly area so that all the students are able to salute the tricolour every day. Photo: AFP New Delhi: Days after Vice Chancellors of central universities resolved to hoist the national flag prominently on their campuses, the government-run […]

  • NEWS
    Budget pegs Rs72,394 crore as education outlay for 2016-17

    As part of the pending move, all education credentials of students from Class X onwards would be digitized and kept in a demat format. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint New Delhi: The Union budget on Monday allocated Rs.72,394 crore to education in the 2016-17 financial year, an increase of around 5% over the 2015-16 estimate. Of the […]

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    Indian School of Business gets all-time high of 1,093 job offers

    ISB’s flagship post graduate programme in management is a year-long course and costs around Rs.25 lakh. Hyderabad: The Indian School of Business (ISB) has grabbed an all-time high of 1,093 job offers this year. ISB has 812 students in its two campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali. On Thursday, ISB said that it has seen a […]

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    Start-up studies: Learning to be an entrepreneur

    IIM-B is ready to make entrepreneurship education part of its flagship PG programme from the coming academic year. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Two years into her job in a leading information technology (IT) company, Varsha Ramachandran, 27, got bored and decided to quit for a creative career—a start-up that would help organizations and companies “redefine green […]

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    Gender gap remains wide in STEM

    The proportion of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is the lowest in South and West Asia at almost 19%. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Gender inequality in science has been a matter of concern for years, but progress toward closing the awning gap continues to be tardy, according to the UN. Only 28.4% […]