Criteria

  • Sports Ministry issues new guidelines for Arjuna Awards January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: To avoid any controversy on the criteria for giving away Arjuna Awards, the Sports Ministry on Friday decided to grant 90 per cent weightage to medal winners of various international championships and sports events of disciplines covered in Olympics (Summer, Winter and Paralympics), Asian Games and Commonwealth Games. The...
  • Nitish hails PC for promise to revisit special status criteria February 28, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday hailed Finance Minister P Chidambaram for promising to revisit criteria for special category status and said that it was a 'victory in-principle' for Bihar in view of its consistent demand for grant of such a status. "We have been demanding review of...
  • HC to deliver its final verdict on nursery admissions February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court is set to deliver its final verdict on a PIL regarding nursery admissions on Wednesday. The PIL challenges the government's notification to private unaided schools allowing them to formulate their own criteria for nursery admissions. In its last hearing, the court had said that...
  • Delhi nursery admissions row: Court adjourns hearing of PIL February 12, 2013

    Delhi: The Delhi High Court has adjourned hearing in the public interest litigation challenging nursery admission criteria formulated by private schools. The court has already reserved verdict in the case. It has sought more clarifications from the government and private schools before passing the final order. Earlier the court had stayed...
  • Delhi: Court to give verdict on nursery admission row soon February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on the nursery admission row in a few days. Written arguments from the petitioner have been submitted in court. The court was hearing a petition filed by NGO Social Jurist against the two notifications of the union human resource...
  • India 360: IIM aspirants to brush Eng language skills November 16, 2007

    IIM-Bangalore has announced that English will have a five per cent weightage in the final selection. English language skills will be considered in a new component called the group discussion summary language score. Passing the CAT itself accounts for 20 per cent of a student's score. Class X, XII and degree...
  • What’s the criterion for Prez race? June 8, 2007

    New Delhi: As the list of contenders for President changes everyday what is the criterion to win this race? From mere rubber stamps, to nation's conscience-keeper and final arbiters in disputes, the Rashtrapati Bhawan has seen them all over the last 60 years Presidents who left their mark and others...