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Research score helps IIT Ropar feature in World University Rankings

New Delhi, Sept. 13 -- Over the past 18 months, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar has made a special effort to focus on the quality of research, providing researchers with international expos... Read More


J&K reorganization to boost EPFO corpus by over Rs 15,000 crore

India, Sept. 12 -- The abolition of Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) into to two Union territories (UTs) is going to boost the retirement saving corpus of Employees Provident Fun... Read More


Indian universities draw a blank in THE's top 300 list

New Delhi, Sept. 12 -- For the first time since 2012, not a single Indian institution figured among the top 300 in World University Rankings 2020, compiled by UK-based Times Higher Education (THE). W... Read More


Tata Group to invest Rs.300 crore to set up Indian Institute of Skills

New Delhi, Sept. 11 -- The ministry of skills development and entrepreneurship has joined hands with Tata Group to set up an Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) in Mumbai, in which the latter will invest... Read More


Tata Group to invest over Rs.500 cr to establish two Indian Institutes of Skill

New Delhi, Sept. 11 -- The Tata Group will invest over Rs.500 crore to establish two Indian Institutes of Skills (IISs) - one in Mumbai and another in Ahmedabad in collaboration with the ministry of s... Read More


EPFO seeks first right to assets in bankruptcies

New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) may gain the first right to assets of a company that goes bankrupt, according to an amendment proposed by the labour ministry. ... Read More


In liquidation of a firm, EPFO may have first right over assets

New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) may have the first lien to assets of a bankrupt company, according to a proposed floated by the retirement fund manager. The pe... Read More


Govt set to review mid-day meal scheme amid row over food quality

New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- The Union government is set to conduct an audit of the Rs.11,000 crore school meal programme across India, following the controversy surrounding the quality of food served in so... Read More


Govt puts spotlight on safety in schools with teachers' training plan

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- Around 4.2 million Indian teachers will be back to school with the Centre deciding to impart teacher training courses on safety, ways to reduce sexual offences, improve basic hea... Read More


42 lakh teachers to be trained under HRD Ministry's new initiative 'Nishtha'

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- It's back to school for teachers in India as the government has decided to train some 4.2 million teachers on school safety, ways to reduce sexual offences, improve basic health,... Read More