May 01, 2016    0

The University Grants Commission (UGC), Chairman Prof Ved Prakash has assured the universities that, as research and innovations are at the heart of developmental perspectives in higher education, UGC will support such activities in all the way and there is no death of resources for the same.

Chairman said that there is serious need for insightful minds to undertake interdisciplinary research, which is the need of the hour.
While addressing the 4th annual convocation of Rani Channamma...
May 01, 2016    0

Soon no male teacher below the age of 50 years will be posted in an all-girls school in Haryana as per a state government proposal.

The Haryana Cabinet approved the Draft Teachers Transfer Policy of School Education Department which also mentions pooling in of retired teachers to avoid concentration of teachers in some schools....
May 01, 2016    0

The Aligarh Muslim University has suspended twelve students for their alleged involvement in the April 23 campus violence that claimed two lives.

Proctor Mohsin Khan ordered the heads of their hostels to have the rusticated students' rooms vacated immediately.
Following the order, consultant PRO Rahat Abrar said, "The suspended students and...
May 01, 2016    0

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the University of Delhi University and the Gujarat University to search and provide information on degrees earned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had criticised the functioning of the transparency panel.

Information commissioner M Sridhar Acharyulu also directed the Prime Minister's Office to provide "specific number and year" of the degrees earned by the Prime Minister to his alma mater - Delhi...
Apr 28, 2016    0

The British Council today launched its new approach to teacher education and development, ‘Teaching for Success’, and underpinned Continuing Professional Development (CPD) frameworks for teacher educators and teachers.

The CPD framework for teachers is the organising principle of ‘Teaching for Success’, complemented by the CPD framework for teacher educators. Together, these frameworks represent the British Council...
Apr 28, 2016    0

The Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) Executive, in its recent meeting discussed the matter of Dr. G. N. Saibaba, Associate Professor, RLA College.

The DUTA Executive condemns the alleged attacks on Dr. G. N. Saibaba and other teachers of the college and the failure of the administration in preventing such incidents.
Apr 28, 2016    0

 IIT Madras has launched an “Institute Chair” in the institute’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Chair is established in the name of Venkataratnam Balaraman.  Balaraman, who is also the Chairman of Computer Age Management Services (CAMS), is a manager par excellence with a long and distinguished career as MD of Pond’s India Limited and thereafter as Director of Hindustan Unilever Limited. 

The most notable of his achievements is the large number of protégés who worked under him, absorbed his value systems, and went on to occupy positions of high leadership in India and abroad. The...
Apr 28, 2016    0

The Aligarh Muslim University Vice-Chancellor Lt Gen (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah has written to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav demanding either a CBI investigation or a probe by a Special Task Force “to trace the real instigators” behind the violent incident in the varsity campus.

Acknowledging that “some mistakes may have been made by University authorities” in controlling the violence on April 23, Shah said in the letter that he was “determined to set things back on track”...
Apr 27, 2016    0

It is likely that the Government is soon going to split the Medical Council of India (MCI) into a “leaner body” by restructuring it and segregating its powers to separate bodies.

Recently, a parliamentary standing committee came out with a damning report on MCI, stating its composition was “opaque” and “biased” against larger public health goals, the Union ministry of health...
Apr 27, 2016    0

Majority of B-schools in the country are producing sub-par graduates who are largely un-employable and therefore earning less than Rs 10,000 a month, if at all they find a job, a report by ASSOCHAM has stated.

The report blames the lack of quality control and infrastructure, low-paying jobs through campus placement and poor faculty as the major reasons behind India's unfolding B-school disaster.
India has...