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HRD ministry says won’t interfere in college politics

The ministry of human resources development, which oversees educational institutions in the country, today refused to intervene in political protests and incidents in colleges."These autonomous institutions are established under the respective Acts of Parliament and are competent to take action in the academic and administrative matters of the institutions, including

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Permission sought to open 39 Ayurveda colleges in Uttar Pradesh

Various private entites have sought the central government's permission to open 39 Ayurveda colleges in the state of Uttar Pradesh, according to data obtained from the ministry of alternative medicine or AYUSH.Uttar Pradesh is already home to 48 out of the country's 341 Ayurveda colleges.Ayurveda, literally the study of life,

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Hindustan Aeronatics submits detailed proposal for Aerospace Univeristy

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, India's biggest manufacturer of aeroplanes and related equipment, has submitted a detailed project report for setting up an aerospace university in the country, the government said.The university will be called 'HAL Aerospace University', the civil aviation ministry said in response to a query.The university, to be set

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NEET 2017 medical entrance exam to be conducted in 8 languages

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test medical entrance test for academic year 2017-18 will be conducted in eight languages, the government of India said.The decision was taken by the government after consultations with State Governments.The eight languages are Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu and Tamil.The language will not

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There can be no Equality without Reservations – Ravi Shankar Prasad

Law and Justice minister said that reservations to Dalits and backward communities was essential to ensuring equality of opportunity in government jobs.Delivering a talk on the concepts of freedom and equality in the Indian constitution, Prasad said it was wrong to think that reservations -- based on caste and community

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NIIT acquires Bangalore-based Perceptron’s business

NIIT, an Indian multinational company in skills and talent development, said it has acquired the business of Bangalore-based start-up Perceptron Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd.Established in 2014, Perceptron focuses on developing learning platforms that combine deep analytics and semantic computing to ensure better learning outcomes."Taking forward NIIT's thrust on digital transformation

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Nasscom, outsourcing cos launch finance & accounting course for BPO aspirants

Tired of getting stuck with fresh recruits who do not have required skills, outsourcing companies in India, along with industry body Nasscom, have launched a new finance and accounting course.The course, created with the support of Business Process Management companies across the country, will help students in pursuing the

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NIIT to train Chinese students in big data and analytics via new center

NIIT, an Indian multinational company in skills and talent development, launched its flagship training centre at Tongren Polytechnic College in China to develop next generation IT professionals in the field of big-data and analytics.Earlier in April 2016, NIIT entered into a strategic agreement with Guizhou province to help the provincial

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Aptech to open 1000 preschools in two years under tie-up with Montana

Training provider Aptech Ltd said it is entering into preschool education through an alliance with Mumbai-based Montana International Preschool.Montana International Preschool powered by Aptech (MIPA) plans to set up 1000 preschools in India over the next two years.Aptech is the latest education company to enter the pre-school market. TIME, a

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Government launches online library for blind people with TCS

The government, in association with NGOs, set up an online library called Sugamaya Pustakalaya for visually impaired people.This online platform offers e- books across diverse subjects and languages and multiple accessible formats and is powered by TCS access.With the help of SugamAya Pustakalaya -- set up with the help

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