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October 18, 2018

UGC directs universities to postpone faculty-hiring

New Delhi:  The Union Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday asked universities to postpone their teacher recruitment process till further order comes in the matter of...

‘Universities need to evolve to adapt to changing times’

Sydney:  Amid warnings that about 40 per cent of existing university degrees will soon become obsolete, a leading Australian educationist has said that much shorter...

Ahmedabad University starts global MBA programme for pharma professionals

Ahmedabad:  The Ahmedabad University, in collaboration with the Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego, has launched a Global Executive MBA...

Tamil Nadu opposes repeal of UGC Act

Chennai; Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday strongly opposed the draft bill on Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of University Grants Commission...

Modi Government Diverts Nation from ‘core issues’ :Amartya Sen

New Delhi:  Nobel-winning economist Amartya Sen said the lack of attention on social sectors had taken a "quantum jump in the wrong direction" since...
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Sahitya Akademi Invites Books for Yuva Puraskar 2019

  New Delhi- India's national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, is inviting books for its prestigious Yuva Puraskar award for 2019, from publishers and Young...
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IGNCA Accepting Applications for Arts, Culture Diploma Courses

New Delhi- Students, scholars and researchers looking to pursue some off beat courses in the field of arts, culture and related fields have an...

Parents want regulation of school fees

New Delhi:  A survey has found that 93 per cent of parents want annual fees charged by the private schools to be a capped at...

HRD proposes Draft Act to replace UGC

New Delhi:  The government on Wednesday proposed the draft of a new Act with which it seeks to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) --...
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How piano lessons can improve your child’s language skills

New York- If your kid is slow in language skills, then sending him or her for piano lessons can improve word discrimination as well as...

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