Tag Archives: Government

Programme for government: Education remains number one priority

A new education bill was announced as part of this year’s programme for government The Scottish government wants to be judged on its record on education so it was fitting that it was the first big theme to be addressed by Nicola Sturgeon when she delivered her programme for government. Improving early learning, raising attainment in schools and helping more youngsters ... Read More »

UK Government Tech Market ‘To Be Worth £20bn By 2025’

The UK is in a position to lead the world’s public sector IT market due to government reforms and broad public acceptance of digital, argues a new study The market for government technology in the UK could be worth £20 billion by 2025, creating opportunities for startups and smaller firms, according to a new report. Rapid advancements in technology, along with the ... Read More »

NEET 2017: Questions in Bengali tougher than English version, Bengal government to write to CBSE

The Bengal government alleged that the NEET question paper in Bengali was tougher than the English question paper. NEET 2017: Questions in Bengali tougher than English, says WB government           The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) was successfully conducted on May 7 across the country and since then, several reports have surfaced stating different issues, such as ... Read More »

Government Working to Expand Digital Transactions at Great Pace, Says Jaitley

Asserting that the government is working to expand digital transaction at a great pace despite criticism, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked Opposition not to eulogise the virtues of cash as it leads to temptation for shadow economy. “If an economy runs on cash, it is not credit to the country. …Cash gives temptation for shadow and parallel economy. ... Read More »

Microsoft Lawsuit Versus Secret US Government Searches Moves Ahead

A judge refused the US government’s request to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft that claims a federal law is unconstitutional because it prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data. US District Judge James Robart, who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s travel ban last week, agreed with Microsoft that the law violates the company’s ... Read More »

Delhi government to restructure teacher education institutions

“Recognising the primacy of building strong academic and institutional foundation, we have decided to restructure and strengthen the SCERT and DIETs,” Education Minister Manish Sisodia said. The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to restructure and upgrade the State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) and District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs). SCERT and DIETs are two key institutions ... Read More »

Delhi government to restructure teacher education institutions

“Recognising the primacy of building strong academic and institutional foundation, we have decided to restructure and strengthen the SCERT and DIETs,” Education Minister Manish Sisodia said. The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to restructure and upgrade the State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) and District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs). SCERT and DIETs are two key institutions ... Read More »

US government collecting social media information from foreign travelers

The Customs and Border Protection has previously said it wouldn’t prohibit entry to foreigners who didn’t provide their social media account information. Photograph: Dave Einsel/Getty Images Edward Helmore in New York Monday 26 December 2016 19.48 GMTLast modified on Monday 26 December 2016 21.15 GMT View more sharing options Shares 655 The US government has begun asking select foreign travelers to disclose ... Read More »

Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India

Apple Inc officials on Tuesday met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally. According to sources, the meeting chaired by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek lasted for almost an hour with senior officials from Apple discussing details of the new Foreign Direct Investment ... Read More »

Financing Your Startup: Are Government Grants an Option?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions posted by entrepreneurs and owners of young businesses in the SBA Community. And, in most cases, the answer is “no.” However, some small businesses, particularly those engaged in “high-tech” innovation or scientific research and development, can benefit from government grants. Here are some facts about government grants for small businesses, including ... Read More »