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BusinessToday.In
August 4, 2018
These regulations have come into force after the HRD Ministry notified by UGC (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Education Institutions) Regulations, 2018 this week.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 19, 2018
A whopping amount of Rs 9,500 crore has been reserved by the Reliance Foundation for Jio Institute that will be set up across 800 acres in Karjat near Navi Mumbai.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 11, 2018
As the backlash on Twitter showed no signs of subsiding, the Ministry of HRD issued a statement clarifying how Jio Institute came to be picked. It clarified that Jio Institute was chosen under the greenfield category.


BusinessToday.In
July 10, 2018
The Ministry of Human Resource Development today came out with an explanation on how Jio Institute was accorded such coveted status despite having no physical infrastructure in place.


PTI
New Delhi, July 7, 2018
Newly formed National Testing Agency (NTA) would- now conduct the national- level examinations -- NET, NEET, JEE (Mains) -- that were organised by the CBSE, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, June 28, 2018
SBI in process to shut 9 foreign offices as part of rationalisation: MDState Bank of India (SBI) has closed six foreign branches and is in the process of closing down another nine branches as part of rationalisation of overseas operations, said Managing Director Pravin K Gupta. SBI, country's largest lender, has operations in about 36 countries with nearly 190 branches. Not all the branches in the foreign locations are full-fledged offices, he said, adding that in countries like Bangladesh and South Africa there are some small branches as well as some retail branches and there is need to rationalise them.India no more a country with most number of poor peopleIndia is the world's fastest-growing economy but it's also one of the poorest countries in the world. With the population of over 1.3 billion, India is trying hard to take poor people out of the poverty line. The efforts seem to be paying, says the latest report by the Future Development blog of the World Bank's Brookings Institute. Titled as 'The start of a new poverty narrative', the report says that India is moving down in global poverty ranking. From 125 million poor people in 2016, India had just 73 million people in the poorest of the poor index as of May 2018. Nigeria has overtaken India with the largest number of extremely poor people at 87 million in early 2018.Trump's legislation to limit Chinese investment in USPresident Donald Trump today opted for a less confrontational approach to limit Chinese investment in America, which he believes at times poses a serious challenge to national security. Trump said the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act (FIRRMA), will enhance American ability to protect the country from new and evolving threats posed by foreign investment while also sustaining the strong, open investment environment to which the US is committed, and which benefits its economy and people. Through this review, US will assess its export controls and make any modifications needed to strengthen them to defend national security and technological leadership.Govt may sell iconic Air India buildingThe government is focusing on asset monetisation of cash-strapped airline Air India. In a first major sign of its revival, the government has initiated a process for the sale of Air India's iconic building -- known as Air India Building -- in Mumbai to state-owned Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India's biggest container port. PTI quoted a source claiming the proposal has got in-principle approval from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and that an inter-ministerial committee has been asked to work out modalities. The latest development is significant as asset monetisation is one of the ways the government plans to boost up the beleaguered airlineCentre proposes dissolving UGC, setting up new Higher Education CommissionThe University Grants Commission, India's national watchdog for higher education may be scrapped, as it stands. The education regulator could be replaced by a higher education commission, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said. The Higher Education Commission of India will be set up in lieu of the UGC and will emphasise on promoting excellence and facilitating the growth of the Indian education systemEnd of road for India's EVs? Babus say no to electric cars made by Mahindra, Tata MotorsIn less than a year after state-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) floated a tender for 10,000 electric cars amid much fanfare, India's EV growth story seems to be headed in a wrong direction. According to a report in Livemint, senior government officials have refused to use electric cars made by homegrown carmakers - Mahindra and Mahindra and Tata Motors - due to poor performance and low mileage. Out of the first lot of 500 electric vehicles in the first phase, Tata Motors was to supply 350 units of its e-Tigor, and Mahindra & Mahindra got the order for 150 cars. \"Both models failed to run even 80-82km on a single charge within city limits,\" the report quoted an official from the ministry as saying. Battery capacity was not up to the mark, compared to global standards, it said.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 28, 2018
HECI would focus solely on academic matters. Monetary grants would be the purview of the ministry, according to the draft.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 27, 2018
To help alleviate the situation, the Centre has called upon the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Delhi, to chalk out a comprehensive plan for the coming decade.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 13, 2018
Though the salaries of the central government employees were increased by 14 per cent from January 2016, the hike, as per the employees, is not enough because of the rising cost of living and high inflation.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, June 13, 2018
5G subscription by 2022, 78% to use 4G by 2023 in India: Ericsson  Indian mobile users can expect to access 5G services by 2022 while 4G connections are estimated to soar around four-folds in the country , according to a report released by Ericsson Mobility today. \"We expect 5G smartphone subscriptions to become available by 2022. And by the end of 2023, there will be some 10 million subscriptions on 5G in India,\" Ericsson Mobility Report (EMR) Editor Patrik Cerwall told PTI while sharing details. According to the report, the first commercial rollout of 5G is expected by the end of this year globally.Retail inflation hits 4-mth high of 4.87% in May on costlier veggies, fuelRetail inflation jumped to 4-month high of 4.87 per cent in May on costlier food items such as fruits, vegetables and cereals coupled with high fuel rates. Based on Consumer Price Index (CPI), the retail inflation was at 4.58 per cent in the preceding month, April. In May 2017, however, it was at a low of 2.18 per cent. The previous high in retail inflation was in January this year at 5.7 per cent.RBI Governor seeks more powers to effectively regulate PSBsRBI Governor Urjit Patel has made a strong case for more powers to effectively regulate public sector banks (PSBs) as lawmakers asked him tough questions over increasing bad loans and frauds. Patel also informed the Standing Committee on Finance that the RBI is in communication with the government for discontinuing the practice of appointing the central bank's nominees on boards of PSBs to avoid to any conflict of interest between the regulator and regulated entities. Patel was asked about bad loans, bank frauds, cash crunch and other issues.In-flight connectivity in a year, says SinhaIn-flight connectivity is expected to be available within a year, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said today even as a joint meeting of DoT and civil aviation officials to discuss \"operational details\" is to be held in about 10 days, as reported by PTI. Telecom firms, airlines and in-flight connectivity providers are expected to attend the meeting, the date for which is yet to be finalised. In-flight connectivity aims to enable calls and internet services during flights in the Indian airspace.Modi government's latest announcement to benefit 23 lakh retired employeesIn a move that could bring cheers to over 23 lakh retired employees of universities and colleges, the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday said it has revised the pension of retired faculty and other non-teaching staff in central universities and colleges under the 7th Central Pay Commission. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said as per the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission, the centre government has increased the pension of retired faculty and other non-teaching staff in central universities and colleges, which would benefit around 25,000 present pensioners in these institutions. Apart from providing benefits to these 25,000 pensioners, the decision will also affect over 23 lakh employees retired from state universities and affiliated colleges.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 12, 2018
Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said as per the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission, the centre government has increased the pension of retired faculty and other non-teaching staff in central universities and colleges, which would benefit around 25,000 present pensioners in these institutions.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 29, 2018
From Google and Microsoft to SMSes and IVRS, CBSE Class 10 can access their results in various ways. CBSE Class 10 students can also access the results via apps, SMSes, on Bing and Google and can view their results on UMANG mobile app, available on Android, Ios and Windows phone.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 28, 2018
Around 16.88 lakh students appeared for the examinations that were conducted from March 5 to April 4.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 14, 2018
Smriti Irani has been moved out of the I&B Ministry. The charge has now been given to Rajyavardhan Rathore, who was earlier given the MoS (Minister of State) independent charge of the Ministry of Sports. Smriti Irani will be in charge of the Ministry of Textile.


BusinessToday.In
April 13, 2018
IIMs charge fees between Rs 9 lakh and Rs 20 lakh for two-year postgraduate programme. However, after the increase, fees could go up to Rs 22 Lakh. 


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 4, 2018
Back in 2005, a McKinsey report had claimed that only 25 per cent of India's engineers were employable.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, March 30, 2018
While the police are scrambling to find out the 'point of origin' of the leak, opposition is demanding the resignation of HRD minister Prakash Javadekar and CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, March 28, 2018
According to reports PM Modi expressed his displeasure to HRD minister Prakash Javadekar over the paper leaks. The PM has asked for strict action.


PTI
March 11, 2018



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New Delhi, March 5, 2018
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