Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: FYUP

UGC’s undergrad programme draft plagiarised from US universities, alleges DU teachers’ body

UGC Chairman M. Jagadesh Kumar clarified that content uploaded on the website was not the final version but a draft and said credit would be given where due.

Cambridge, Stanford, MIT help economies. Now NEP will shape experiment we started at DU

Google uses Stanford brain, Apple Siri uses Cambridge and Houston University adds $6 billion to its city’s economy. Why are India’s knowledge systems lagging behind?

DU’s new FYUP won’t be like failed 2013 attempt, will be student-centric, says acting VC 

In an interview, DU Acting Vice-Chancellor P.C. Joshi says FYUP under NEP will allow flexibility for students, and also won’t pose a threat to teacher’s workload.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.