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  • Common Entrance Test from 2015, students may pursue two semester in separate central universities

    Come 2015 and admission in any under graduate and post-graduate courses in central universities across the country will be through a single window, common entrance form. Human resource development ministry is chalking out a plan to bring all 45 central universities under one umbrella to hold a...

    Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 9:30am
  • In Ghulam Nabi Azad-Omar Abdullah bungalow swap, a relic is lost

    Congress and National Conference (NC) may have contested against each other in Jammu and Kashmir, but their leaders – Ghulam Nabi Azad and Omar Abdullah – are united in destroying a historic relic in Delhi for want of their love for a bungalow in Lutyen's zone.

    Monday, 22 December 2014 - 6:10am
  • UGC directed to set up Sanskrit learning centre in Varanasi

    Prime minister's constituency is all set to become international center for Hindu learning. On the aegis of Banaras Hindu University, Human Resource Development Ministry has been directed to set up an Inter University Centre (IUC) to cater to Sanskrit and Hindi scholars from across the globe. The...

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 7:25am
  • Lined up: Celebrations of many more leaders, literary stalwarts

    After observing birth anniversaries of Sardar Patel, Deendayal Upadhyaya and now Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Madan Mohan Malaviya, BJP government will celebrate the birth anniversaries of Swami Vivekananada and Veer Savarakar as well. The government also plans to bring alive regional social leaders,...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:20am
  • RSS sets agenda for Delhi University's Gyanodaya Express

    RSS has set the agenda for Delhi University's Gyanodaya Express, the annual railway education trip. RSS and the BJP, which are trying to make in-roads into the North East, have decided to take the university train to the seven sisters. The trip named Dharohar: The Glory of the North East will be...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:05am
  • UGC chief hosts dinner for Jat leaders, what's cooking?

    University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Ved Prakash held a secret caste gathering. The chairman hosted a felicitation dinner for Jat MPs and ministers at his official residence at Moti Bagh in the capital recently.

    Friday, 12 December 2014 - 6:49am
  • Politics gains as curriculum framework revision is stalled

    The BJP government is attempting to repeat what the UPA had done to NDA's national curriculum framework (NCF) 2005. The human resource development (HRD) ministry has asked the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to stall the process of revising NCF 2005. The HRD ministry...

    Saturday, 6 December 2014 - 6:35am
  • Government spends Rs 80 crore in 5 years to maintain VVIP samadhis

    The government has spent a whopping Rs 80 crore since 2009 to maintain VVIP samadhis. In an RTI filed by dna, the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) that is responsible for maintaining the Samadhi Complex in Delhi has revealed that these expenses were incurred to maintain plush lawns,...

    Monday, 1 December 2014 - 7:40am
  • Is Mr Modi going to become the next chief minister of Delhi? : Sheila Dikhsit

    "Is Mr Modi going to become the next chief minister of Delhi?" questions the former chief minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikhsit as she hangs her boots and makes an exit from active politics in the capital.

    Thursday, 27 November 2014 - 7:15am
  • Ministry attracts foreign investors with web portal

    As prime minister Narendra Modi wooed the business community in Australia to invest in India, his office in Delhi initiated the process of making the urban development ministry the felicitating agency to provide foreign investors an easy business passage.

    Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 6:05am