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Higher Education Grants to Minority Students Saw Significant Dip in Last 5 Years, Govt Data Reveals

New Delhi: In what is likely to impact the morale of students from minority communities pursuing higher education in the country, a data provided by the government shows there has been a significant decrease in the number of scholarships granted and in the number of students who have benefited from these grants in the last five years. The allocation of scholarships ... Read More »

Govt proposes to replace UGC with new commission

The new Higher Education Commission of India Act is likely to be tabled in Parliament during the monsoon session. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Union government on Wednesday unveiled the draft of a bill to replace higher education regulator University Grants Commission (UGC) with a Higher Education Commission. The new commission to be established through an Act will not have grant-making ... Read More »

Union Budget 2018: Govt to set up 24 new medical colleges, other highlights

run Jaitley, Finance Minister of India, today has announced some measures to be undertaken in the education sector of India. This year, the budget mission is to strengthen agriculture, rural development, health and education. According to Jaitley, it was the National Democratic Alliance government’s fifth and arguably the toughest budget of all time. TOP EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS OF BUDGET 2018-19: Digital ... Read More »

UP govt asks madrasas to recommend names for teachers’ award

The Uttar Pradesh government has asked madrasas to recommend names for the State Teachers’ Award 2016-17. Applications can be submitted to minority welfare officers in districts from September 11 to September 29. Minorities Welfare Director NP Pandey said teachers with an experience of 15 years can send applications for the Rajya Adhyaapal Puraskar. Differently abled teachers need to have an ... Read More »

NEET 2017: High Court cancels Tamil Nadu govt order on medical admission, directs authorities to prepare fresh merit list

The Madras High Court today quashed a Tamil Nadu government order reserving 85 per cent of MBBS and BDS seats to state board students and only 15 per cent for CBSE and other boards, holding that it amounted to discrimination among equals. Allowing petitions by some CBSE students challenging the June 22 state government order, Justice K Ravichndrababu held that ... Read More »

Govt allays concerns over mobile tower radiation

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday sought to allay concerns over radiation emitted from mobile towers, saying studies so far have not revealed any health hazards. The comments come in the wake of a Supreme Court order directing the deactivation of a BSNL tower in Gwalior on the plea of a 42-year-old cancer patient. “This is not the final order ... Read More »

Upcoming Exam Dates of Banks, Central & State govt

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