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By Kalpesh Banker On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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Tharoor emphasises on importance of quality teaching at all levels

Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Dr Shashi Tharoor has emphasized the need for quality teaching across all levels of education. He stressed on bringing accountability in teaching profession. Tharoor More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Friday, June 14th, 2013
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Three big private groups submit proposal to open varsities in Maharashtra

Three big groups have put forward their proposals to the Maharashtra higher and technical education department to set up universities. The state government has recently notified the model guidelines for private More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Friday, June 14th, 2013
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A N Rai appointed director of NAAC

AN Rai has been appointed as the new director of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Prof AN Rai is currently serving as the Vice Chancellor of the North More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Thursday, June 13th, 2013
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12 professors in Maharashtra found working on fake CMJ degrees

The Maharashtra government has found 12 people working as professors in various universities in the state who have obtained fake degrees from Shillong-based Chandra Mohan Jha (CMJ) University. These professors are More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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Preference for CA leaves engineering colleges high and dry

VIJAYAWADA: Growing craze for the Chartered Accountancy (CA) course among MPC students is likely to bleed engineering colleges further. With many MPC students opting for CA, the demand for engineering seats will More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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AICTE to open regional office in Kerala capital

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will soon open a regional campus here to meet the needs of technical institutions in Kerala. AICTE sources said Kerala affairs, now being More...

By Correspondent On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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IIT-Madras engineers showcase low-cost housing model; 800 sq ft house for Rs 10 lakh

NEW DELHI: Believe it or not, researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras have developed a unique method where one can construct a two-bedroom house of 800 square feet for a cost of just Rs 10 lakh. The More...

By Correspondent On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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DU form sales go down on Day 4, mobile app flops too

NEW DELHI: The rush for forms at Delhi University has mellowed down with only 8,033 forms being sold to general/OBC category on Saturday. For the first time since the process began on Wednesday, the forms sold in More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Saturday, June 8th, 2013
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President calls universities to support grass root innovations

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has said that there are several grass root innovations that have the potential for development into viable products. Our Universities should support such micro initiatives. “Innovators More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Saturday, June 8th, 2013
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Govt sets up National Skill Development Agency; to anchor qualifications framework

Pursuant to the Union Cabinet approval, the Government has constituted the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) by subsuming the Prime Minister’s National Council on Skill Development (PMNCSD), the National More...