Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: funding

Allahabad High Court seeks details on funding of religious institutions from Yogi govt

The High Court also sought record of syllabi/courses, standards of recognition including need for playgrounds at madrasas & other religious institutions within 4 weeks.

Twitter rival Koo raises Rs 218 crore in Series B funding led by Tiger Global

The fund raising comes amid new IT intermediary rules taking effect, translating into greater accountability and scrutiny for social media companies, including Twitter and Facebook.

Trump is considering spending $100 million of his own money to fund re-election

Though Trump personally contributed $66 million to his 2016 campaign, it would be unprecedented for an incumbent president to put his own money toward winning a second term.

Hong Kong’s protest movement is running out of cash

Many young protesters rely on funds from sympathizers to help pay their legal bills. But the pandemic and the Chinese govt are restricting the cash flow.

JNU fee row should make us ask if public and private universities are really any different

JNU debate can’t be restricted to which university charges more fees. Reality is public universities today are hard put to maintain financial equilibrium.

Why the Congress should stop complaining about not having money

Money will follow the opposition’s path if it has one.

Air India gets ₹1000 cr from Small Savings Fund: Wasting public money or last-minute push?

Cash-strapped Air India has got Rs 1,000 crore from the National Small Savings Fund, and may raise Rs 500 crore from banks by next...

Rs 50,000 crore green fund stuck in turf war between environment and finance ministries

Environment ministry is worried that the fund meant for restoring India’s forest cover could be diverted by the government to meet other expenses.

IITs may have to sign agreements with govt & become ‘accountable’ to get funds

The proposed move faced reservations from some IITs in the initial rounds of discussions; Centre gives about Rs 500 cr per year to the...

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PM Narendra Modi addresses the bureaucrats at Vigyan Bhawan | Photo: Praveen Jain| ThePrint

Modi govt’s assault on democracy is more sinister than the Emergency. Look at the differences

While the Emergency was brutal and sudden, Modi govt's moves are far more insidious and systemic and will undermine our society for a long time.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.