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The court also directed that declaration of results should be completed as early as possible so as to enable NLUs to start their courses by mid-October.

SC cancels separate entrance exam of B’luru law school

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 01:23 AM IST
A 3-judge bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan ordered NLSIU to admit students based on CLAT 2020 and also directed the consortium of national law universities (NLUs) to conduct CLAT on September 28.
President Ram Nath Kovind has given his nod to changing the name of HRD ministry to ministry of education.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind has given his nod to changing the name of HRD ministry to ministry of education.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

HRD Ministry is now officially Ministry of Education as it gets President’s nod

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 08:49 AM IST
The ministry of education was renamed as the HRD ministry in 1985 during the tenure of then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The NEP was introduced the next year and it was later amended in 1992.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)

New education policy is foundation of new India:PM Modi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 05:16 PM IST
Referring to the policy as foundation of “new India,” the prime minister asked all stakeholders to focus on implementation of reforms laid down in the new policy.
Smart India Hackathon 2020.(PTI file)
Smart India Hackathon 2020.(PTI file)

Smart India Hackathon 2020: Defence Institute of Advanced Technology wins first prize

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2020 06:37 PM IST
Smart India Hackathon 2020: The Defence Ministry, in a statement, said DIAT’s team of six members provided a solution titled “DRISHTI” to recognise face, expression and gesture using artificial intelligence (AI).
Though the human resource development ministry has asked schools to limit screen time for students, many institutes are not following the new directions, say parents.(Keshav Singh/HT/For representation only)
Though the human resource development ministry has asked schools to limit screen time for students, many institutes are not following the new directions, say parents.(Keshav Singh/HT/For representation only)

Online classes leading to stress, eye problems in children, say parents

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 09:18 PM IST
Health problems are cropping up as screen time increases for students due to schools being shut because of the Covid-19 pandemic
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

HRD Ministry issues guidelines to states, UTs regarding education of migrant workers’ children

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 05:47 PM IST
The states have been asked to prepare a database of children who have left the local area for their homes in other states or other parts of the same state.

Rajasthan govt cancels UG, PG exams due to Covid-19 pandemic

Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 01:55 PM IST
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rajasthan government has decided to cancel all graduation and Postgraduation examination for all the colleges, universities and technical education institutes for the academic year 2019-20.
JNU administrative building.(HT file)
JNU administrative building.(HT file)

JNU releases academic calendar for Monsoon semester 2020-21

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2020 03:26 PM IST
The varsity in an issued press statement said that students can return to campus between June 25 to 30, 2020.
Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

NDLI reaches out to students amid lockdown

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2020 06:55 PM IST
The NDLI is a project under the Ministry of Human Resource Development and is spearheaded by the IIT Kharagpur.
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

Class 10 board exams over for entire country except for North-East Delhi: HRD Ministry

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 07:05 PM IST
In a tweet on the microblogging site twitter, the HRD ministry said that adequate time of 10 days will be given to all students for the preparation of exams.
(HT File)
(HT File)

AKTU to start virtual lab for engineering students

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 07:43 PM IST
Under the chairmanship of AKTU vice chancellor Vinay Kumar Pathak, a webinar was held on Wednesday to weigh options for virtual lab. “The idea is to explore possibilities of starting virtual lab amid the lockdown,” said the VC.
Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.(HT file)
Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.(HT file)

NIRF India Rankings 2020 postponed due to coronavirus disease outbreak

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 02:08 PM IST
Last year NIRF had announced the India Rankings in first week of April in which Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras had topped the list of higher education institutes.
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools will also promote all students of classes I to VIII to the next grade in view of the present coronavirus inflicted lockdown.(HT file)
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools will also promote all students of classes I to VIII to the next grade in view of the present coronavirus inflicted lockdown.(HT file)

CBSE to conduct 10th, 12th board exams for 29 subjects only, check list here

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 07:57 PM IST
This is the advice that Union Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has given to the premier board as lakhs of students find themselves in a state of limbo with their annual exams disrupted due to the coronavirus crisis.
PU has suspended classes and directed teachers not to come to work. The non-teaching staff has also been directed to work from home.(HT File)
PU has suspended classes and directed teachers not to come to work. The non-teaching staff has also been directed to work from home.(HT File)

Coronavirus outbreak: Panjab University teachers looking for virtual options to overcome academic setback

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2020 01:09 AM IST
PU has suspended classes and directed teachers not to come to work. The non-teaching staff has also been directed to work from home
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Schools shut in Chandigarh, Mohali

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2020 12:52 AM IST
No decision on colleges in Chandigarh, though Mohali and P’kula close them even as there has been no positive case in tricity
Mudbir Khan, 35, was walking around the multi-storied Fortune Towers in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday evening when he found a wallet lying by the roadside.(SOURCED PHOTO.)
Mudbir Khan, 35, was walking around the multi-storied Fortune Towers in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday evening when he found a wallet lying by the roadside.(SOURCED PHOTO.)

To return a doctor’s lost wallet, Odisha security guard travels over 200 km

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 10:57 PM IST
Khan, who had joined the regional centre of the National Institute of Open Schooling, an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Human Resource Development as a security guard just a month ago, had just finished his shift and was on his way home when he chanced upon the wallet.
The programme aims to enable the students to explore and learn about new avenues and facilities of education across the country.(ANI file)
The programme aims to enable the students to explore and learn about new avenues and facilities of education across the country.(ANI file)

110 J-K students leave for Tamil Nadu under student exchange programme

Jammu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 09:03 AM IST
‘Samagra Shiksha’ is an overarching programme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development for the school education sector extending from pre-school to Class 12.
Panjab University recently submitted the placement data to the Centre as part of the National Institutional Ranking Framework
Panjab University recently submitted the placement data to the Centre as part of the National Institutional Ranking Framework

PU placements:Only 1.4% BSc Hons, 21% MA, MSc students got job offers last year

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2020 12:47 AM IST
Out of 4,105 students who completed their studies from the varsity in the last academic year, only 1,064 (26%) got placed
Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) vice-chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar reiterated on Friday the situation was normal in the varsity(ANI Photo)
Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) vice-chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar reiterated on Friday the situation was normal in the varsity(ANI Photo)

Situation in JNU is normal, classes to start from January 13: V-C

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 04:53 PM IST
There has been a growing demand for his removal as the V-C from the JNU students’ union (JNUSU), and most recently BJP leader and former human resource development minister Murli Manohar Joshi.
The agitated teachers marched from the vice-chancellor’s office to the Swami Vivekananda statue. (Representational image)(PTI file)
The agitated teachers marched from the vice-chancellor’s office to the Swami Vivekananda statue. (Representational image)(PTI file)

One month on, DU teachers’ strike continues

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 08:59 AM IST
On December 4 last year the Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) had called for an indefinite strike and an evaluation boycott after the university issued a circular which would threaten the jobs of ad hoc teachers.
Allahabad University campus.(HT)
Allahabad University campus.(HT)

100 crore infrastructure boost on cards for Allahabad University

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 07:50 PM IST
For the mega mission, the university administration has got a detailed proposal prepared by experts and the same has been sent to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) seeking its approval and funds.
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Decade-old EWS criteria for pvt schools in Chandigarh leaves financially backward in lurch

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2019 01:32 AM IST
The cap on a family’s annual income for eligibility under the category is 1.5 lakh
Research has shown that inadequate access to developmentally appropriate inputs and environment during the “early years” not only affects children’s ability to cope with school but can also have lifelong implications(Getty Images)
Research has shown that inadequate access to developmentally appropriate inputs and environment during the “early years” not only affects children’s ability to cope with school but can also have lifelong implications(Getty Images)

The importance of learning in the early years

By Wilima Wadhwa
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 08:16 PM IST
If children enter school without requisite competencies, learning gaps develop early and grow over time
JNU students protesting hostel fee hike.(HT file)
JNU students protesting hostel fee hike.(HT file)

JNU protest: JNUSU, MHRD meetings end, ball in university admin’s court

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 09:54 AM IST
Earlier on Friday, JNU students formed a human chain inside the campus to demand complete rollback of hostel fee hike ahead of the visit of the MHRD committee, forcing the panel members to enter the campus through another gate.
Visually challenged students of the JNU staged a protest against the lathi charge by Delhi Police at the old police headquarter, ITO, in New Delhi, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Visually challenged students of the JNU staged a protest against the lathi charge by Delhi Police at the old police headquarter, ITO, in New Delhi, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

JNU students union says stir over hostel fee hike will continue

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2019 09:47 AM IST
JNU students’ union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh said four central panel members of the students’ union and 31 elected councillors met the three-member committee and shared their concerns over what they described as the “repeated violations of the statutory provisions of the university”.
JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh , at Freedom Square, JNU campus, in New Delhi, on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh , at Freedom Square, JNU campus, in New Delhi, on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Protest widens gulf in JNU: Students, administration dig in heels

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 09:05 AM IST
Day after violence Police file two FIRs against ‘provocateurs’; students allege they were assaulted, humiliated.
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Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan: UT education dept to fill all vacancies before Dec 31

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2019 11:41 PM IST
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40 govt schools to wait further for 120 new lecturer posts

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2019 12:02 AM IST
UT had requested for creation of posts two years ago, MHRD returns proposal while seeking information
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HRD ministry to be renamed as Ministry of Education?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 10:31 AM IST
According to a key recommendation in the draft New Education Policy, in order to bring the focus back on education and learning, the Ministry of Human Resource Development should be redesignated as the Ministry of Education (MoE).
Organic kitchen garden(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Organic kitchen garden(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)

All schools should set up kitchen gardens: Centre

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2019 03:15 PM IST
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has issued guidelines for developing and maintaining kitchen gardens in all schools, both in urban and rural areas.
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