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Let universities choose their vice-chancellor

The Asian Age | Jul 25, 2015 | Faizan Mustafa |

“We need good leaders to lead the universities and it really doesn’t matter from which field… If Oxford University can appoint John Hood, a businessman, as its vice-chancellor, why should Indian universities restrict their choice to only academicians?” 900 more words


Limiting debate: Some clarifications and responses

Rohit Dhankar

Some readers have raised a few objections to my recent article in The Hindu, mentioned in the title here. I am responding to two such readers as their objections contain others’ as well. 2,141 more words


Smriti Irani undergoes minor surgery


New Delhi, July 9Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani has undergone a minor surgery for a boil on her leg and is recuperating at Medanta hospital in Gurgaon.Irani, who had last week returned from a foreign trip, was admitted to the hospital on Monday after she complained of pain and discomfort due the boil, sources said.After meeting with Education secretaries of her ministry last Saturday, she cancelled several of her engagements, including a meeting of central university vice chancellors on Tuesday, they said. 51 more words


list of schemes launched by Indian government 2015

list of schemes launched by indian government 2015

Here We Are Providing you The List of All Important Schemes Launched By PM Modi In Last One Year. 240 more words


HRD ministry launches Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan All India Radio Thursday, 9 July 2015 (2 hours ago)


Human Resource Development ministry today launched the Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (RAA) to make learning of Science and Mathematics a joyful and meaningful activity for school children.The scheme will target students in the age group of 6 – 18 years.


CBSE announces quiz competitions to promote creativity By: PTI | July 8, 2015 9:45 am


In its endeavour to support the Rashtriya Aavishkar Abhiyan, CBSE has announced a series of quiz competitions to promote creativity and innovative spirit among school children in the area of science, mathematics and technology.

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RSS arm pitches for greater autonomy to higher education institutions

Finanacial Express | By: PTI | July 5, 2015 |

At a time when HRD Ministry is being accused of trying to tighten its control over higher education institutions, an Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-backed (RSS) body has slammed the present system as one breeding “inefficiency and corruption” and pitched for “latitude” to such institutes to craft their own academic programmes. 348 more words