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Editor Post Albatross MJ Akbar

Editor’s Post: The burden of an Albatross ?

AJAY BHARDWAJ Chandigarh As MJ Akbar relinquished his office in the face of “Me Too” blizzard, for the media it became an extraordinary moment of reckoning. An outstanding scholar and a journalist, who had authored ten books of some substance, caught the eye of prime minister Narendra Modi, though he had no ideological proximity to the BJP, because of Modi wanted to make inroads in world of Shahs. The baggage of

HRD Ministry launches online training course for higher education faculty

HRD Ministry launches online training course for higher education faculty . To better the quality of teaching in the country, Human Resource Development Ministry has launched an initiative to train teachers using digital platform.Using the Massive Open Online Courses platform SWAYAM, the central government intends to update the teaching technique of 1.5 million higher education

HRD forms panel to examine CBSE's exam conduct process

HRD forms panel to examine CBSE’s exam conduct process

HRD forms panel to examine CBSE’s exam conduct process . The HRD Ministry has set up a “high-powered committee” to examine the process by which the CBSE conducts examinations, following the alleged leak of the Class 10 mathematics and the Class 12 economics papers. The panel, headed by former HRD secretary V S Oberoi, will

No proposal by CBSE to advance board exams: HRD ministry

No proposal by CBSE to advance board exams: HRD ministry. New Delhi, Jul 27 The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has no plan to advance the class 10 and 12 examinations to February from March, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. “As of now, no such proposal has been moved by the CBSE,” Minister of

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V K Saraswat named as new JNU chancellor

The HRD Ministry has named scientist and former DRDO chief Vijay Kumar Saraswat as the next chancellor of JNU.A full-time member of NITI Aayog, Saraswat will be replacing ISRO chief Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan whose five- year term ended on March 30. Though Saraswat is yet to receive official communication, his name has been finalised for the