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Lok Sabha passes bill allowing IIITs to grant BTech, MTech degrees

The 15 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), established through public-private partnership, have been declared institutions of national importance. The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the bill that will now allow them to grant degrees. Union minister for human resource development, Prakash Javadekar, said the fees for the poor students… Read more »

Soon 15 IIITs will be able to grant BTech, MTech degrees; LS passes bill

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill declaring the 15 existing IIITs, established through public-private partnership, as institutions of national importance, enabling them to grant degrees. Education was not an issue of political partisanship, said Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar in his reply to the debate over the Indian… Read more »

NEET must go: TN parties join hands to seek exemption for state from exam

New Delhi All parties from Tamil Nadu on Wednesday joined hands in the Rajya Sabha to demand complete exemption of the state’s students from the examination to medical and dental colleges, National Eligibility cum Entrance (NEET), alleging bias against them in the examination. The Centre said the matter was sub-judice. The… Read more »

For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

A liberal education aims at the ‘making of men’, said Sir Raymond West, vice-chancellor of the University of Bombay, speaking in the convocation address in July 1882. “It [education] is not to be diverted into a process of manufacturing human tools wonderfully adroit in the exercise of some technical industry,… Read more »

HOW TO WRITE A FLAWLESS FATHER OF THE BRIDE SPEECH

Traditionally, at the reception, the bride’s father is the first one to make a speech to the wedding guests. Closely followed by the best man and groom, the father of the bride is usually seen as a bit of a warm-up act, and something to be endured rather than enjoyed. However, with… Read more »

WANT TO PARTY LIKE YOU’RE IN THE GREAT GATSBY? BE INSPIRED BY THIS ART DECO WEDDING

Picture the scene: the late August sunshine spreads its warming rays freely, the sky and sea are exquisitely blue, and the glamorous city of Cannes forms a covetable backdrop. It’s fair to say that Leigh got it very right, choosing a mini-break here to propose to Jo in a picturesque… Read more »

5 Effective Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff

Dry skin, yeast infection, unhealthy diet, or any other skin-related ailments, dandruff is caused due to several reasons but the tricky part is that it can be incredibly difficult to treat. To do away with the white flakes, here are some effective home remedies . Manoj Khanna, owner of Enhance Clinic, shares some… Read more »

Home Remedies for Chapped Lips: How to Get Soft, Red & Gorgeous Lips

Just like a bad haircut, flaky or dark lips can make or break your look. They’re seemingly obvious and can’t be concealed, no matter how hard you try; 20 dollar lipsticks, store-bought lip balms, you can try them all but eventually the real deal will give way. There could be… Read more »