Human Resource Development

  • Leadership curriculum needed to transform schools: Minister 26-02-2014 11:58 PM

    Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam Raju on Wednesday highlighted the need for a national school leadership curriculum that has the capability to transform each school on a rights-based approach. "Academic findings indicate that the most critical part of any schooling system which impacts learning is the school leadership. We...
  • We have a shortage of 6 lakh teachers: Pallam Raju 07-12-2013 07:16 PM

    There is a shortage of sixlakh teachers in the country and initiatives are being takento fill in the gap as the focus is to provide quality education,Union Human Resource Development Minister M M Pallam Raju said in Jamshedpur on Saturday. "We have made strides with regard to infrastructuredevelopment, teacher recruitment...
  • India 2022: High on skills but low on jobs? 15-07-2013 04:40 PM

    If you plan to seek an exciting career in 'rag chopping' with the paper industry, the government has plans to sharpen your skills. After 60 hours of training and paying a princely sum of Rs 500 for a test, you get a certificate to hang on your wall. Or you...
  • 'University system not producing well-educated graduates' 05-11-2012 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: The university system was not producing "well-educated" graduates to meet needs of Indian companies, giving an opportunity to firms to enter the sector in the "guise" of training, Minister of State for Higher Education Shashi Tharoor on Monday said. He also said that the national education policy in...
  • Shashi Tharoor takes charge as MoS HRD 02-11-2012 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Taking charge as Minister of State for HRD, Shashi Tharoor today emphasised on universalisation of education with focus on quality, even as he made a strong case for an IIT in his home state of Kerala. Asserting that the Ministry would witness a "good team spirit" among the...
  • I've proudly acknowledged my wife, says Tharoor 31-10-2012 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after he went after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for attacking Sunanda Pushkar, Minister of State for Human Resources Development (HRD), Shashi Tharoor, said he has never shied away from acknowledging his wife in public or private. Tharoor was responding to a Twitter user's accusation that he...
  • Narendra Modi knows no love, my wife is priceless: Shashi Tharoor 30-10-2012 11:39 PM

    Newly appointed MOS HRD Shashi Tharoor made a comeback on twitter- taking on the man the Congress loves to hate. ...
  • 'My wife is priceless', Tharoor tells Modi 30-10-2012 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: When it comes to using social media tools like Facebook and Twitter to his advantage, very few can match newly-appointed Minister of State for Human Resources Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor's battle skills. Tharoor hit back at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday in his own inimitable style...
  • Will build on Kapil Sibal's work: New HRD Minister Pallam Raju 28-10-2012 03:48 PM

    The former junior defence minister Pallam Raju has got a promotion. He is the new Human Resource Development Minister. Speaking to reporters, he said that the reshuffle had rectified the representation of Andhra Pradesh in the Cabinet. He added that it was time to strengthen the party base in the...
  • Will continue to tweet: MoS HRD Shashi Tharoor 28-10-2012 03:43 PM

    Shashi Tharoor is making a comeback after two years and controversies related to IPL and tweeting. He is now making a comeback as MoS Human Resource Development. The tech-savvy minister said he will continue to tweet. ...
  • Sibal asks US universities to come to India 12-10-2011 01:51 PM

    Washington: As the first ever high-level Indo-US education summit gets underway, India on Wednesday pitched for famed American universities to 'reach out' to the country, with the visiting minister Kapil Sibal saying that tie-ups would yield high economic returns. Making a strong case for US institutions of higher education to...
  • Funding not an issue for Education Bill: Kapil Sibal 01-04-2010 09:11 AM

    CNN-IBN's senior Editor Sagarika Ghose in conversation with Kapil Sibal. ...
  • Sibal scraps Class 10 exams, answers queries 09-09-2009 12:40 AM

    CNN-IBN connected students, teachers, parents with Kapil Sibal. ...
  • Arjun Singh for Central Madrassa Board 20-01-2009 07:03 PM

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  • Government gives nod to hike in IIT fees 04-05-2008 08:50 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Fine knocks by Jess Cameron (67) and Meg Lanning (34) helped Australia score a 29-run win over India in the first Twenty20 women's cricket match at the Andhra Cricket Association Visakhapatnam District Cricket Association (ACA-VDCA) stadium at Pothinamallayyapalem here on Sunday. Having elected to bat first, Australia scored 138...
  • Young vs old: Is Rahul gunning for Arjun Singh? 20-02-2008 12:25 AM

    Birmingham: The headline may look like a mistake, but it's true. When Virender Sehwag takes the field on day one of the third Test against England at Edgbaston on Wednesday, it will be his first Test appearance here since 2002. The dashing opener, who had had a slump in form...
  • IITs coming up in Bihar, Rajasthan, AP 06-03-2007 02:45 PM

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  • India's report card out, Kerala no. 1 05-03-2007 02:09 PM

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