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Unlock 5: States get flexibility to open schools, colleges after 15 Oct

New Delhi, Sept. 30 -- The union government Wednesday gave the flexibility to states and union territories to open schools, colleges from 15 October in a graded manner and on a case-to-case basis in c... Read More


Govt jobs drying up both at central and state levels

New Delhi, Sept. 30 -- Government jobs are drying up and have hit a three-year low both at the central and state government levels. In the first four months of the current fiscal year, the average mo... Read More


President Kovind gives assent to three labour codes

NEW DELHI, Sept. 30 -- President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the three labour codes passed by both houses of Parliament last week, paving the way for implementing labour reforms in the cou... Read More


IITs on a drive to set up deep tech hubs for products and patents

NEW DELHI, Sept. 30 -- From robotics to cyber security, from human computer interface to augmented reality, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are setting up specialized technology hubs to dev... Read More


'Labour reform will create jobs, but wage premium will get hit'

New Delhi, Sept. 28 -- The recent labour reforms will help in job creation, but they will not be decent jobs, instead the wage premium will be a victim, says K.R. Shyam Sundar, a labour economist and ... Read More


IIM-A, IIM-C best in Asia in FT Masters in Management global rankings

NEW DELHI, Sept. 28 -- The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad and IIM-Calcutta are the best B-Schools in India, and globally they have secured 20th and 21st positions respectively in the Financi... Read More


Show me the school toilets, CAG asks CPSEs as 11% toilets go missing

New Delhi, Sept. 25 -- At least 11% of the school toilets claimed to have been built by central public sector enterprises in government schools are either missing or partially constructed, the Comptro... Read More


UGC asks varsities to share online degree roadmap

New Delhi, Sept. 25 -- Top colleges and universities in India may offer full-fledged online degree programmes beginning January 2021, with the University Grants Commission (UGC) initiating a process f... Read More


UGC asks institutions to share roadmap for full-fledged online education

New Delhi, Sept. 24 -- The university grants commission (UGC) has kicked-off the exercise to open up higher education sector for full-fledged e-learning degrees, to bridge the physical-digital divide ... Read More


PM Modi says labour codes futuristic and will boost to economic growth

New Delhi, Sept. 23 -- Calling it a long due, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday came out in praise of three labour codes passed by the parliament, and asserted that these legislations are futuris... Read More