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  • Interests of all Andhra Pradesh regions must be protected: Union HRD Minister Pallam Raju

    Interests of all Andhra Pradesh regions must be protected: Union HRD Minister Pallam Raju

    Union HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju today urged the Central government to protect interests of all regions of the state as the process of bifurcation of the state was in progress.

  • Don't act in haste, reconsider resignation: Sonia Gandhi to Pallam Raju

    Don't act in haste, reconsider resignation: Sonia Gandhi to Pallam Raju

    There are indicators that Union HRD Minister Pallam Raju, who had tendered his resignation following the decision to carve out a separate Telangana, may be having a change of heart.

  • Learn English to succeed in modern world: Shashi Tharoor

    Learn English to succeed in modern world: Shashi Tharoor

    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.

  • Improved version of Aakash tablet on the anvil

    Improved version of Aakash tablet on the anvil

    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.

  • Aakash is alive and kicking, says Kapil Sibal

    Aakash is alive and kicking, says Kapil Sibal

    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...

  • Sharp decline in education standard across country: study

    Sharp decline in education standard across country: study

    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 ...

  • IITs approve fee hike for undergraduate courses

    IITs approve fee hike for undergraduate courses

    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.

  • Educating girls is mantra for development: Shashi Tharoor

    Educating girls is mantra for development: Shashi Tharoor

    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.

  • No subsidised LPG cylinders for mid-day meal programme

    No subsidised LPG cylinders for mid-day meal programme

    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.

  • Shashi Tharoor's boss defends him over BJP's 'love ministry' taunt

    Shashi Tharoor's boss defends him over BJP's 'love ministry' taunt

    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".

  • Delhi University teacher's body wants intervention from new HRD Minister

    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.

  • IPL controversy over many years ago: New minister Shashi Tharoor

    IPL controversy over many years ago: New minister Shashi Tharoor

    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.

  • I wanted Narendra Modi to learn about Aakash: Kapil Sibal

    I wanted Narendra Modi to learn about Aakash: Kapil Sibal

    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...

  • Maken's request works, Vice Chancellor urges St. Stephen's to help Unmukt

    Maken's request works, Vice Chancellor urges St. Stephen's to help Unmukt

    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.

  • Sibal asks Stephen's Principal to let Unmukt Chand write his exam

    Sibal asks Stephen's Principal to let Unmukt Chand write his exam

    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 ...

  • Aakash 2 to be launched 'very soon': Govt

    Aakash 2 to be launched 'very soon': Govt

    An upgraded version of the Aakash tablet would be launched "very soon", HRD minister Kapil Sibal said in Hyderabad on Sunday.

  • Kapil Sibal, IITs reach a compromise: Top 5 developments

    Kapil Sibal, IITs reach a compromise: Top 5 developments

    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...

  • Kapil Sibal skips key meeting with IIT directors

    Kapil Sibal skips key meeting with IIT directors

    A revolt by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) against the new exam formula fixed by Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal, to decide who gets into India's most prestigious engineering colleges, was discussed threadbare today ...

  • Entrance test row: IIT Directors discuss compromise formula proposed by Kapil Sibal

    Entrance test row: IIT Directors discuss compromise formula proposed by Kapil Sibal

    It's a compromise formula devised by Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal ahead of a crucial meeting of the IIT Council on June 27 on the new entrance format for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

  • IIT Directors to meet today over entrance test row

    IIT Directors to meet today over entrance test row

    In the backdrop of raging row over government proposal for single entrance test, IIT Directors will meet in Delhi today to chalk out a plan of action amid indications that some more of the elite institutions could follow Delhi and Kanpur in rejecting...

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