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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 »

Paying touts for MBBS admissions? It will be cancelled, warns Medical Council

It’s raining text messages on candidates who have qualified National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) this year from touts promising them seats in private medical colleges for anything between Rs 10 lakh to Rs 1.25 crore. Anyone tempted by such offers and skipping NEET counselling, which is mandatory for joining… Read more »

MSBSHSE new evaluation pattern: Class IX students will not have oral tests in languages

Class IX students will no longer have to take oral examinations in languages and write internal assessments in social sciences, according to the new evaluation pattern announced by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE). In a circular issued on Thursday, the MSBSHSE announced the new… Read more »

6 Tips That Will Help You Take The Best Food Photographs

Do you wonder how some people always manage to ace their food pictures and the ones you click, in contrast, look all dull and boring? Social media platforms are now overloaded with pictures of food that are beautiful, tasteful, enticing and sometime just plain gorgeous. Food photography is a skill that can… Read more »

DU tales: Sites in North Campus that will make you inquisitive about history

Who said history is boring? Did you know that the vice-chancellor’s office in North Campus is the place where Bhagat Singh was held captive for a day? There are many such nuggets of history hidden in the monuments in and around the North Campus of Delhi University. Though K- Nags… Read more »

Microsoft confirms it will ‘eliminate positions’, could cut thousands of jobs

Technology giant Microsoft is undertaking a major reorganisation in its sales and marketing units that will likely see the company cutting about 4,000 jobs from its workforce, mostly outside the US. A Microsoft spokesperson said in an email on Thursday that the company is implementing changes to better serve its customers… Read more »

India will be base to the economic pole of global growth over the coming decade: Study

India will be the base to the economic pole of global growth over the coming decade, remaining ahead of China, according to a Harvard University research. The study also warns of a continued slowdown in global growth over the coming decade. India and Uganda top the list of the fastest… Read more »