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  • IIM Ahmedabad hikes course fee; set to introduce changes in curriculum November 18, 2014

    Ahmedabad: India's premier business school Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) announced a fee hike ranging from Rs 1.9 lakh to 2.5 lakh for three of its flagship courses. Courses whose fees have been hiked include Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP), PGP-Agri Business Management (PGP-ABM) and PGP for Executives (PGPX). The...
  • Defence forces should cut dependence on imported wares, says Pranab Mukherjee November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The defence forces should reduce dependence on imported equipment, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said, noting that they should be equipped with modern weapons to counter complex security threats, including the scourge of international terrorism. Citing recent increase in FDI ceiling in defence from 26 to 49 per...
  • IIPM not entitled to run BBA, MBA course, advertise itself as management school, B-School: Delhi HC September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) and its Dean Arindam Chaudhuri have been restrained by the Delhi High Court from describing courses conducted by it as 'MBA, BBA, Management Course, Management School, Business School or B-School' as they are not recognised. The court also imposed a fine of...
  • Protests likely over Ajit Singh's bungalow, Delhi Metro shuts down one station September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro on Tuesday shut down one of its stations in view of expected protests over the vacation of RLD leader Ajit Singh's official bungalow on Tuesday, officials said. The Delhi Metro shut down the Race Course Metro station on its Yellow Line which runs between Jahangirpuri in...
  • Prevent sexual harassment, Irani tells vice chancellors September 13, 2014

    Chandigarh/New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday exhorted all vice chancellors (VCs) of central universities to ensure prevention of sexual harassment. Irani said this at a twoday retreat of vice chancellors of central universities in Chandigarh Sep 1213. "The minister exhorted all VCs to ensure prevention of sexual...
  • Historians to develop syllabi, bridge knowledge gap on Northeast August 29, 2014

    Shillong: Concerned over a knowledge gap about the Northeast over decades that has created stereotypes and increased misunderstandings, historians and scholars met in Shillong to consider the development of a syllabi and teaching tools on the region for undergraduate and postgraduate students across the country. Organized by the Centre for North...
  • Candidates for Civil Services prelims cannot attend foundation course: Government August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Candidates who have been allocated IAS, IFS and IPS among others and are also appearing for this year's civil services preliminary examination cannot attend Foundation Course, the government has said. A candidate has to attend a Foundation Course after his or her selection in the civil services. Candidates who have...
  • CNR Rao slams MHRD for scrapping fouryear course in IISc August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee Professor CNR Rao has slammed the Ministry of Human Resource Development's decision to scrap the fouryear course in IISc saying that the Ministry cannot give military commands for education. Barely a month after the controversy over scrapping Delhi University's FourYear Undergraduate programme, the...
  • Smriti Irani got a certificate from Yale with a sixday course. 10 interesting short courses that could get you a prestigious certificate from Yale and MIT too! August 11, 2014

    The controversies about Smriti Irani's educational qualifications don't seem to end. While we were still debating whether HRD Minister Smriti Irani is even a graduate, the news of her Yale certificate came as a surprise to many. The minister announced how the Yale University 'celebrated her leadership capacities' at an...
  • Delhi University clears 3 year format for under graduate courses July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University's Academic and Executive Councils on Saturday approved the courses restructured from the FourYear Undergraduate Programme to fit the new threeyear format. Emergent meetings of the two statutory bodies of DU were held to clear the resolution on approval of the courses in order to facilitate the commencement...
  • Now, girls can pursue graduation for free July 13, 2014

    Girls doing graduation courses in government colleges will no longer have to pay their fees, Chhattisgarh government announced on Friday According to a report in Chattisgarh Khabar, the education for girls till class 12 has been free and with the new order, the education for their graduation will become free as...
  • DU asks department heads to expedite restructuring process July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University has asked heads of various departments to expedite the restructuring of undergraduate courses in the threeyear format days after it had scrapped the controversial fouryear programme. The Assistant Registrar of DU on Thursday instructed the concerned department heads to work in tandem with the Committee of Courses...
  • Fate of students at stake as DU scraps 4year B Tech, BMS courses June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Delhi University bowing to UGC directives and scrapping the FourYear Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), no more admissions will be taking place for the 4year B Tech and Bachelor in Management Sciences (BMS) courses. The university's Principals' Association on Saturday cancelled the B Tech and BMS courses. Fate...
  • Delhi Metro again shuts one station June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday shut down its Race Course station for indefinite time due to the ongoing protest by UPSC aspirants against changes made in the pattern of the civil services examination. The Metro station was shut down at around 5 pm on Friday. "As nearly 1,200 protesters are still...
  • While many students cheer, those enrolled under FYUP feel betrayed by DU June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: While the Delhi University's decision to scrap Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP)has brought cheers to many DU aspirants, the students who are already enrolled under the programme are a worried lot. These B Tech students are holding protests outside the office of University Grants Commission demanding a written assurance...
  • UGC writes again to Delhi University seeking FYUP roll back June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: UGC has once again sent a letter to DU asking it to roll back the FYUP and immediately begin undergraduate admissions even as it sought legal opinion on the compromise formula proposed by the varsity. The development came after a day of hectic negotiations between the varsity and...
  • Delhi University FYUP row: Students suffer, ask if they are guinea pigs June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: With the fate of FYUP still in limbo, a group of Delhi University teachers and students in favour of the programme on Wednesday announced to continue their hunger strike for another 24 hours. Accusing the UGC of hatching a conspiracy to destroy the federal character of the Delhi...
  • 57 Delhi University colleges ready to admit students to the 3year course June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has sent another letter to Delhi University on Tuesday asking it to admit students to the 3year course. Out of 64 colleges, 57 has sent reply agreeing to comply with UGC directives. The press release issued by the UGC listed the colleges which have agreed...
  • Academicians raise voice against UGC order on 4year course rollback June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the row over Delhi University's fouryear undergraduate programme (FYUP) raged, a group of academicians on Monday came out in support of it and dubbed the UGC's order for its rollback as a "blatant transgression of DU's academic freedom and autonomy". Addressing a press conference here, a member...
  • Watch: What students have to say about DU's proposed 4year UG programme June 22, 2014

    Students applying to Delhi University colleges are anxious about the varsity's proposed 4year Under Graduate programme. ...
  • Crocodile hazard on Aussie golf course June 6, 2014

    Sydney: Golfers are facing an unusual feature on a links in tropical northern Australia crocodiles that live in the course's lakes. Two or three crocodiles of just over a metre (three feet) in length have recently been spotted at the Half Moon Bay Golf Course near Queensland state's coastal...
  • Uncertainty among DU students as government considers scrapping the 4year UG course June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as students stand in long queues for admission forms, the question on everyone's mind is that whether the four year course in the Delhi University will be scrapped. The newly appointed Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani is in consultation with various stakeholders for reviewing the course. However,...
  • Grumpy? Now, a free online course on happiness! University of California, Berkeley, will teach 'The Science of Happiness' May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Bookstores, online shopping websites and social media are full of quotes, excerpts and videos about happiness or the quest for happiness. According to Huffington Post, there are over 75 million Google search results for the term and 40,000 happinessrelated books available for purchase on Amazon.com. It is clear...
  • PM Modi to move to his official residence 7 RCR today: sources May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • PM Narendra Modi likely to move to 7 RCR on Friday: sources May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is still placed at the Gujarat Bhawan, is likely to move to 7 Race Course Road on Friday, say sources. According to the sources, 7 Race Course Road houses five bungalows spread over about 12 acres. Modi will be the first Prime Minister...
  • Timeline: Narendra Modi's journey from 9 Ashoka Road to 7 RCR May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: From an outhouse of an MP's bungalow adjoning the BJP headquarters at 11 Ashoka Road to 7 Race Course Road, the official residence of the Indian prime minister, is just about five kilometers, but it just symbolises the long journey of prime ministerdesignate Narendra Modi and his rise...
  • Narendra Modi to shift to 7 RCR on Monday night May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi's much vaunted address 7 Race Course Road will get its newest occupant on Monday night when Narendra Modi will shift to his new official residence barely hours after taking oath as India's 15th prime minister. Sources said that Modi will move to the house after he attends...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 30 students who lost their families to get scholarships May 22, 2014

    A total of 30 children who lost their families in the riots in Muzaffarnagar last year, will get monthly scholarships, District Magistrate said The district authorities have identified 30 students who would be provided scholarships under the scheme. While school students will be provided a monthly scholarship of Rs 1000, students...
  • 7 RCR prepares to bid farewell to PM, 3 Motilal ready to host May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: There is a flurry of activity at two of the VIP bungalows in the Lutyen's Zone of the national capital, with one preparing to bid farewell to its special guest of 10 years while the other is being decked up to welcome its new resident. A sprawling bungalow at...
  • Andhra Pradesh Intermediate first year results out April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The results of first year Intermediate Public Examinations for general and vocational courses are out. Results are available on governmentrun website like http://examresults.ap.nic.in/ The results for both the General and Vocational Courses are available online. Candidates can view their results by entering their roll numbers. Nearly 19.78 lakh students registered...