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Press Trust of India | Sunday March 31, 2013
Strongly favouring the learning of English to succeed in the modern world, Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor has said denial of opportunity to children to study the language would destroy their future.
Press Trust of India | Sunday March 24, 2013
An improved version of the Aakash tablet is on the anvil after the successful launch of three versions, Human Resource Development (HRD) minister MM Pallam Raju said today.
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 23, 2013
A day after Human and Resource Development (HRD) Minister Pallam Raju expressed concerns over future of Aakash, IT and Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday said the project for the low-cost computing device is "alive and kicking" and work is on f...
Edited by Alok Pandey | Friday January 18, 2013
A nationwide survey on status of education in rural India has revealed that there has been a decline in the education standards across the country. The Annual Status of Education Report (Rural) 2012, prepared by NGO Pratham and released by Union HRD ...
Press Trust of India | Monday January 7, 2013
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) today approved a hike in tuition fee for undergraduate students from Rs 50,000 to Rs 90,000 per year with effect from this year.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 6, 2012
If you educate a girl, you educate an entire community, Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor said while stressing that one of every three women in the country was illiterate even today.
Friday November 23, 2012
The Petroleum Ministry has turned down a request of the HRD Ministry to allow supply of subsidised LPG cylinders for the mid-day meal programme. "The request of HRD Ministry has not been agreed to," said Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 31, 2012
New Human Resource Development Minister M.M. Pallam Raju on Wednesday came out in defence of his ministerial colleague Shashi Tharoor, terming as unfair the BJP's taunt that the Minister of State for HRD should be made minister of "love affairs".
Press Trust of India | Monday October 29, 2012
The body representing Delhi University teachers on Sunday appealed to the newly-inducted HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju to turn his attention to their concerns, as their relay hunger strike completed 19 days.
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Sunday October 28, 2012
The suave, multi-lingual Shashi Tharoor is Sunday's Comeback Kid. He is back in the union council of ministers after two and a half years and will be minister of state for Human Resource Development.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 5, 2012
A day after Narendra Modi said he was being 'bribed' with a couple of Aakash tablets, Human Resource and Development (HRD) minister Kapil Sibal said that he had sent the low cost devices to the Gujarat chief minister so that he can 'learn' about them...
CricketNDTV | Friday August 31, 2012
After finding support in India cricket MS Dhoni and HRD minister Kapil Sibal, Unmukt Chand is now being rallied by Sports minister Ajay Maken too.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 31, 2012
HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday, requested St Stephens College Principal Valson Thampu to use his discretionary powers to ensure that junior cricketer Unmukt Chand, the captain of U-19 World Cup winning team, does not lose an academic year due ...
NDTV Correspondent | Monday August 13, 2012
An upgraded version of the Aakash tablet would be launched "very soon", HRD minister Kapil Sibal said in Hyderabad on Sunday.
NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday June 27, 2012
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have agreed on a compromise formula on the common entrance exam after revolting against HRD Minister Kapil Sibal's earlier 'one nation one test' formula. At a meeting of IIT Council in New Delhi on Wednesda...