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Can colour-blind people pursue MBBS: SC to Medical Council of India

The committee shall include experts from genetics, ophthalmology, psychiatry and medical education from AIIMS, New Delhi and PGIMER, Chandigarh.

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Publish Date : Mar 27, 2017

Union Cabinet approves Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, 2017

The Cabinet also decided to enable these institutions to grant degrees to their students in the academic courses conducted by them.

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Publish Date : Mar 16, 2017

Current Affairs One liner of the day: 8 March 2017

8 March 2017: The one liner of 8th March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like 2017 International Women's Day 2017, India’s longest extradosed bridge and Times Higher Education (THE) rankings 2017  among others.

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Publish Date : Mar 8, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz: 8 March 2017

8 March 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like 2017 International Women's Day 2017, India’s longest extradosed bridge and Times Higher Education (THE) rankings 2017  among others.

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Publish Date : Mar 8, 2017

India, World Bank signed USD 201.50 million Financing Agreement for TEQIP III

The financing agreement will help the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) in improving the standards of higher education in focus areas.

Recommended for : World Bank Group , Higher education in India , Engineering education in India , TEQIP programme

Publish Date : Feb 4, 2017

Union Cabinet approved Indian Institute of Management Bill, 2017

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are a group of government-funded and autonomous institutes of management education and research in India.

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Publish Date : Jan 24, 2017

Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2016) released

The survey is facilitated by NGO Pratham. It is carried out by volunteers from local partner organizations in almost all rural districts of India.

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Publish Date : Jan 24, 2017

World Robot Olympiad to be held for the first time in India

The theme for the 13th World Robot Olympiad is Rap the Scrap. The theme is in line with 'Swachh Bharat Mission' of the Indian government. The students are expected to come up with innovative ideas using robotics technology to ‘Rap the Scrap’ i.e. to reduce, manage and recycle waste.

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Publish Date : Nov 23, 2016

IMF releases World Economic Outlook; Sees subdued Global Growth

IMF urged India to continue reform of its tax system and eliminate subsidies to provide more resources for investments in infrastructure, education, and health care.

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Publish Date : Oct 7, 2016

Union Cabinet approves India-Singapore MoU in the field of Industrial Property Cooperation

It includes exchange of best practices, experiences and knowledge on Intellectual Property awareness among the public, businesses and educational institutions of both countries.

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Publish Date : Sep 29, 2016

World Bank approves $201.50 million for Technical Education Quality Improvement Project in India

The objective of the project is to enhance quality and equity in participating engineering education institutes and improve the efficiency of the engineering education system in focus states.

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Publish Date : Jun 29, 2016

भारत और थाईलैण्ड ने संस्कृति और शिक्षा के क्षेत्र में दो समझौतों पर हस्ताक्षर किए

थाईलैंड के प्रधानमंत्री प्रायुत चान ओ चा और प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने दोनों देशों के आतंकवाद के खतरों से निपटने के लिए सुरक्षा सहयोग बढ़ाने का फैसला किया है.

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Publish Date : Jun 20, 2016

India, Thailand signed 2 agreements on cooperation in culture and education sectors

The agreements were signed during the 3-day visit of Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha.

Recommended for : India Thailand relations , bilateral agreements , act east policy , India ASEAN cooperation

Publish Date : Jun 20, 2016

Microsoft & AICTE signed agreement to build app for HRD ministry's SWAYAM platform

Microsoft signed a deal of 38 crore rupees with All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) to build and run the app for three years. Later, it will be taken over by AICTE.

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Publish Date : Jun 18, 2016

Prime Minister releases National Disaster Management Plan to make India disaster resilient

It is the first of its kind of national plan prepared in India. It emphasizes on a greater need for Information, Education and Communication activities to prepare communities to cope with disasters,

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Publish Date : Jun 1, 2016

Indian short film ‘Beti’ to be screened at Seattle International Film Festival

The short film promotes girl child by narrating the real life story of three girls from a government school and their dream for the future.

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Publish Date : May 16, 2016

Union Government released India Rankings 2016 under National Institutional Ranking Framework

The India Rankings 2016 is the first of its kind since the launch of NIRF in September 2015. It assessed the performance of higher educational institutions in India and ranked them accordingly.

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Publish Date : Apr 4, 2016

India signed MoU with World Bank for Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project

The project was designed as a result based financing programme in which the funds will be released based on the achievement of specific results or disbursement linked indicators (DLIs).

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Publish Date : Mar 2, 2016

Economic Survey 2015-16: Sectoral Overview - IV

It focuses on status of social infrastructure like education, health, etc, India’s preparedness for climate change and the outlook for the Indian economy among others.  

Recommended for : social infrastructure , economic survey , education , employment , poverty , climate change , sustainable development

Publish Date : Feb 26, 2016

David Shulman won Israel Prize for Religious Studies for Research on India

Israel’s Education Minister Naftali Bennett approved the recommendation of the prize committee, headed by Professor Shaul Shaked.

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Publish Date : Feb 18, 2016

Girls First initiative improved emotional & physical well-being of Bihar school children

The initiative is a first of its kind project in the country as integrates evidence-based practices from the fields of social-emotional rearing, restorative justice, positive psychology and emotional intelligence.

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Publish Date : Jan 21, 2016

Dr Jancy James selected for Prof MV Pylee Award for the Distinguished Academician of India

The award was instituted by Cochin University of Science and Technology in the name of MV Pylee who is widely regarded as the father of management education in Kerala.

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Publish Date : Jan 16, 2016

Union Government signed Financing Agreement with World Bank to fund education of minorities

Under this agreement, the credit will be facilitated by the International Development Association (IDA), World Bank’s concessionary lending arm.

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Publish Date : Jan 2, 2016

उच्च शिक्षा के क्षेत्र में भारत एवं कनाडा के बीच समझौते का नवीनीकरण

इस समझौता पत्र से भारत एवं कनाडा के बीच उच्च शिक्षा में मौजूदा साझेदारियों को सशक्त बनाने में मदद मिलेगी.

Recommended for : India , Canada , higher education , उच्च शिक्षा , भारत , कनाडा

Publish Date : Dec 31, 2015

Union HRD Ministry launched the 6th All India Survey on Higher Education

The survey registered an increase in overall enrolment from 27.5 million in 2010-11 to 33.3 million in 2014-15.

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Publish Date : Dec 22, 2015

अखिल भारतीय उच्च शिक्षा सर्वेक्षण 2014-15 जारी

उत्तर प्रदेश उच्चतम छात्र नामांकन के साथ पहले स्थान पर है जबकि महाराष्ट्र और तमिलनाडु क्रमशः दूसरे और तीसरे स्थान पर.

Recommended for : All India Survey on Higher Education , अखिल भारतीय उच्च शिक्षा सर्वेक्षण

Publish Date : Dec 22, 2015

Supreme Court upheld Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015

The Act mandates educational qualifications and other eligibility criteria for candidates who aspire to contest the rural local body elections.

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Publish Date : Dec 11, 2015

वर्ष 2016 को इंग्लैंड-भारत शिक्षा अनुसंधान एवं नवाचार वर्ष के रूप में लॉन्च किया गया

इसका आरंभ इंग्लैंड के राज्य, व्यापार नवाचार और कौशल के सचिव साजिद जाविद एवं मानव संसाधन मंत्री स्मृति ईरानी द्वारा किया गया

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Publish Date : Dec 10, 2015

2016: UK-INDIA Year of Education, Research and Innovation launched

In 2016, it will allow UK academicians to come to India under Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) programme.

Recommended for : United Kingdom , India , UK-India Bilateral Relations , Global Initiative of Academic Networks , GIAN programme , IMPRINT

Publish Date : Dec 10, 2015

Rishi Gour appointed as Country President of Sodexo India On-site Services

Gour joined Sodexo in 2011 and has since then worked towards the brand's promise of delivering quality of life services to over 400 corporate, education and healthcare clients.

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Publish Date : Nov 24, 2015
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