Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicAICTE

Topic: AICTE

To make Indian engineers more employable, govt plans to train teachers

The AICTE has come up with a detailed policy for training teachers in technical institutions like engineering, management and pharmacy colleges.

17.68 lakh seats lay vacant last year but govt may approve 800 new tech institutes in 2018

The technical education regulator is considering more than 800 new applications, despite the fact that 149 institutes closed down in 2016-17.

Bill to create single higher education regulator to be introduced in Parliament by Sept.

Govt to scrap all other regulatory bodies like UGC and AICTE; the plan is likely to go through the consultative process and approvals given in June.

Row over engineering degrees: Govt to order CBI probe into UGC ‘lapses’

Within a week of the Supreme Court order cancelling engineering degrees secured through correspondence courses, the human resource development (HRD) ministry has decided to get to the crux of the matter.

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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