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Budget 2019: New National Education Policy, focus on research and innovation to boost number of startups

Union Budget 2019 India: The government has also allocated Rs 400 crore under the head ‘World Class Institutions’ for FY20. Budget 2019-20: The announcement of bringing a new National Education Policy to “transform India’s higher education system to one of the global best education systems,” according to the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has been cherished by the players in India’s ... Read More »

New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways from the draft proposal – changes recommended summarized

Draft for the New Education Policy, NEP 2019 has been submitted to the Union Cabinet. The draft proposes radical changes to the system including overhauling the entire structure, extending RTE and 3 languages. New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways  |  Photo Credit: PTI After years of wait, the Draft New Education Policy 2019 proposal has been submitted by the committee set ... Read More »

HRD Ministry drafts new National Educational Policy: 19 changes recommended

National Educational Policy 2019 The draft of National Educational Policy has been submitted to the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Minister of State for HRD, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre in New Delhi by Committee led by the Chairman Dr. Kasturirangan on Friday May 31, 2019 in the presence of R. Subrahmanyam, Secretary Department of Higher Education and ... Read More »

Education gave this Yavatmal woman’s life a new direction

Shubhangi Jirapure with her son Om. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo) Shubhangi was 23, with a 13-month old son, when her husband Sanjay Jirapure, 27, committed suicide in 2006. Sanjay was a farmer from Kheda village of Karanja tehsil in Washim district. He had 9.5 acres of land, but did not get any yield that year. He had a farm loan of ... Read More »

Trump Turns To Higher Education; And A Selective New York City High School Struggles With Diversity

On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order that could affect a few areas of higher education: from data collection to free speech. The order called for, among other things, an expansion to the federal College Scorecard, which reports average earnings and debt for graduates at institutions around the country. But the part that received the most attention was a directive to ... Read More »

TRAI Extends Deadline to Select New DTH Plans to March 31

TRAI has given time till March 31 for consumers to opt for channels of their choice under the new framework for broadcasting and cable services, the telecom regulator said Tuesday. In a statement, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said it has also asked all distribution platform operators (DPOs) to create ‘best fit plan’ for its subscribers who have not exercised ... Read More »

Social media giants plan push-back on India’s new regulations

Social media firms have long battled efforts by governments around the world to hold them responsible for what users post on their platforms. The proposal, which caught many holidaying industry executives off guard, is open for public comment until Jan 31. (Image: Bloomberg) Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the ... Read More »

Volkswagen Developing New Lighting Technologies

Whenever we talk about cars or two-wheelers, we usually end up discussing engine performance, fuel efficiency, ride and handling and so on! When was the last time you discussed about automotive lighting while discussing cars! Let us guess, the answer is probably, never! There is so much to an automobile than what meets the eye! With rapid strides being made ... Read More »

Testing Apple’s New Screen Time Parental Controls: First Came Tears, Then Frustration.

“Don’t set the time limit. I can be reasonable!” pleads 9-year-old Tazio, looking up from his iPad. It’s not always fun owning an iPad that a parent can remotely shut off. Also not easy: Trying to parent via new digital “Screen Time” controls. Coming soon to an iPad or iPhone near you, Apple’s iOS 12 adds menus, buttons and bar charts to help monitor ... Read More »

Huawei P20, P20 Pro Sales Cross 10 Million, New Colour Options Launched

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has sold 10 million units of its flagship P20 Pro and P20 devices since their global launch in late March this year, the company said on Saturday. It also announced it has sold 10 million units of the Mate 10 series of smartphones. At IFA 2018, Huawei unveiled the Morpho Aurora and Pearl White variants of the Huawei P20 series. Huawei ... Read More »