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India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 22, 2014
India now has 17.24 lakh out-of-school children, compared to 81.5 lakh in 2009, and an amount of Rs.339.97 crore has been sanctioned for special training centres for such children, parliament was informed on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 3, 2014
The HRD Ministry on Friday launched the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) by IIT.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 27, 2013
The Bihar midday meal tragedy claiming 23 lives came as a big setback for HRD Ministry as it remained engaged with a host of regulatory issues during 2013.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 28, 2013
According to ministry sources quoted by a report, development of the next-generation Aakash tablet has been approved for a 2014 launch.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 18, 2013
The Centre today decided to set up a committee to review the implementation of its flagship midday meal scheme and monitor better the quality of food served and ensure hygiene standards.
India | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Saturday June 8, 2013
All is not well in the campuses of India's top colleges. The Centre through the Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry is working on a plan to give greater autonomy to select colleges including SRCC, LSR, St Stephens in Delhi, St Xavier's in Mumb...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday April 19, 2013
Pakistan has asked India to present it with methods of teachers' training and research materials of various teacher training institutes.
NDTV | Thursday February 7, 2013
University Cricket Championship is an all-India T20 League brought to you by NDTV and the Ministry of HRD starting February 2013.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday January 7, 2013
Taking a serious note of the ragging incident at the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) here, the HRD Ministry has ordered a fresh inquiry into the episode that took place in September last year.
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.
India | 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".
India | 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.
Oineetom Ojah Sinha | Thursday July 5, 2012
Rural ministry has rejected the Standing Committee's suggestion that government should not acquire land for PPP projects.
India | Reported by Um-e-Kulsoom; edited by Mala Das | Saturday June 23, 2012
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).
India | Reported by Um-e-Kulsoom, written by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday June 19, 2012
After an acrimonious fight between the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) over the new 'one nation, one test' entrance format for all centrally-funded engineering colleges, there are indications o...
India | Reported by Um-e-Kulsoom | Saturday June 9, 2012
The government's 'one nation, one test' format for admission into the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is raising many voices of dissent. The decision of the IIT Kanpur Senate on Friday to conduct its own entrance examination in 2013 has taken ...
India | Reported by Um-E-Kulsoom Shariff | Wednesday June 6, 2012
The alumni association of the IIT or Indian institute of Technology has written to the Prime Minister, attacking Education Minister Kapil Sibal over his one-nation one-exam policy. The association writes that "IITs are being destroyed by mindless tam...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday June 2, 2012
In what could decide the fate of several students aspiring to get into the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the government will today hold a crucial meeting to on whether there should be a single entrance test for admission to the prestigious ...
Sunday April 29, 2012
The phenomenon can be largely attributed to the mushrooming of technical institutes across the country.
Monday March 19, 2012
The government today said out of the 60 million tonnes of foodgrains distributed in the country in 2010-11 through the Public Distribution System (PDS), only 0.061 lakh tonnes were reported to be damaged.