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Chinese firms, mobile apps blocked, India could next target university tie-ups

The MoU was signed between JNU and Peking University around 2005 during the-then Chinese premier’s visit to India

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India

UGC warns Kashmiris seeking admission to institutions in PoK

Here are two lists of institutions: those in Jammu and Kashmir that UGC recognises and those in PoK that the higher education authority in India does not

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India

DU academic council does not want upper caste quota in contractual jobs

New Delhi: Some members of the University of Delhi‘s academic council have said they will oppose the varsity’s proposal to have 10% of permanent positions as contractual appointments. The academic council is the highest academic body of the Delhi University, responsible for the maintenance of standards of instruction, education and examination within the institution. It […]

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India

2 lakh patients treated at Vaishno Devi hospital in J-K

Jammu: More than two lakh patients have been treated at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana hospital in Kakryal in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir since its inauguration nearly 22 months ago, an official spokesman said today. The state-of-the-art tertiary care hospital was inaugurated in April 2016 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It caters to patients […]

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India

NAAC launches revised accreditation framework

New Delhi: In its efforts to remain relevant and globally acceptable, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has taken cognisance of the changing trends in higher education, stakeholder perceptions and feedback, besides the avalanche of experience gained from its accreditation exercise involving more than 11,132 institutions [518 universities and 10,614 colleges] till July 2017, […]

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India

Highest rated universities can collaborate abroad: UGC

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has notified the UGC (Promotion and Maintenance of Standards of Academic Collaboration between Indian and Foreign Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2016, with a view to increasing synergy between Indian and foreign academic institutions, to offer students additional choices, improved curriculum and the delivery of knowledge and educational content. The guidelines […]

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India

महामना की बगिया

वाराणसी — महामना मदन मोहन मालवीय द्वारा वर्ष 1916 में ज्ञान के पावन केंद्र बनारस हिन्दू विश्वविद्यालय की स्थापना महान भारतीय संस्कृति को शिक्षा के माध्यम से जन-जन तक पहुंचाने के लिए रखी गई थी। विश्वविद्यालय की स्थापना के पीछे भारत की सनातन सहिष्णु संस्कृति, नैतिकता, धार्मिक मर्यादाओं, जीवन के मौलिक अनुशासन, कार्य के प्रति निष्ठा, […]

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Article

Allergic To Alternatives

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]ccording to John Locke, three rules guide the human life — the divine law, the civil law and the law of opinion. In the modern world, in fact since the days of Locke, the third law — that of opinion — assumed greater importance than the other two. The importance of opinion building gained increasing […]

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Sci-Tech

Carnegie-supported doctoral research for Indians

New Delhi — The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), a Statutory body of the Government of India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to support a minimum of 5 outstanding Indian students per year for doctoral research in identified areas of science, engineering and mathematics at CMU. The […]

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India

CBCS in 18 central universities at UG, 37 at PG level

New Delhi — Out of 39 central universities, 37 have introduced Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at PG level. Thirteen new CUs do not have UG programmes and 18 CUs had already introduced CBCS at UG level. This information was obtained from the one-day meeting of vice chancellors (VCs) of central universities today in the […]