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Maharashtra govt to probe delay in assessment of MU papers

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The Maharashtra government will initiate a probe into the delay in declaration of results of the examinations conducted by the Mumbai University (MU), state education minister Vinod Tawde said on Wednesday. The ruling BJP’s ally Shiv Sena had on Monday sought the resignation of Tawde and Mumbai University vice chancellor… Read more »

Govt ‘stooping low’ to remove Rajiv Gandhi’s name from IIM Shillong: Tharoor

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The government was on Friday in the Lok Sabha questioned on a number of issues related to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017, that aims at giving B-schools more autonomy and will allow them to grant degrees. One involved removal of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s name from… Read more »

Govt may spend over Rs20,000 crore on six new IITs

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The central government is looking to spend above an amount of Rs 20,000 crore to build six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) it first announced in 2015, at least two government officials said. Of this, Rs7,000 crore will be spent in the first phase ending in March 2020 and… Read more »

SGPC’s medical college: Confusion over turning Punjab govt seats into management quota

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With just a day remaining in counselling for MBBS and BDS courses in Punjab, confusion prevails over whether or not the government will allow Sri Guru Ram Das Medical College (SGRDC), Amritsar, to convert all 75 government quota MBBS seats into management quota on account of its being a Sikh… Read more »

Protest against merger of govt schools

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Parents and students of a government schools in old Delhi, that is likely to be merged with another by the government, voiced their opinion against the proposed merger on Thursday. The Government Girls Senior Secondary School (GGSSS), Panama Building, is proposed to be merged with the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya (SKV)… Read more »

Students completing MBBS in Haryana to serve for two years in govt hospitals

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Chandigarh Students completing MBBS studies from government medical colleges in Haryana will now have to put in compulsory service for two years at state-run hospitals. Health minister Anil Vij has said this will help minimise shortage of doctors in the state. He was presiding over a meeting of the Haryana Medical… Read more »

Five days after issuing order, govt holds formation of Vishwas group

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The Delhi government has, for now, put on hold the formation of the Vishwas group — comprising students who have failed twice in Class IX and who appear for Class X board exams as private candidates. “Guidelines regarding the Vishwas group shall be kept in abeyance till further orders,” said… Read more »

Students completing MBBS in Haryana to serve for two years in govt hospitals

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Chandigarh Students completing MBBS studies from government medical colleges in Haryana will now have to put in compulsory service for two years at state-run hospitals. Health minister Anil Vij has said this will help minimise shortage of doctors in the state. He was presiding over a meeting of the Haryana Medical… Read more »

Why Uttarakhand must not use English for teaching in govt schools

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For a child, the school acts like a bridge connecting the home and the world. In this transitional crossing of environments, research and study have consistently highlighted the key role played by the mother tongue. That, when instructed in the mother tongue or home language, children perform better in subject-based… Read more »

MBBS admissions: Decision today to convert govt quota seats to management in Punjab college

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The state government will take a call on whether it will allow Sri Guru Ram Das Medical College (SGRD), Amritsar, to convert all 75 government-quota MBBS seats into management quota on Tuesday. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC)-run institute has 150 seats, with 75 in the government (general) quota and 75… Read more »