Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicHRD Ministry

Topic: HRD Ministry

All about 3-language formula, the bone of contention between Centre & southern states

The new National Education Policy says the freedom to choose the two Indian languages as part of the formula should be left to the states, regions or students.

HRD to be renamed Ministry of Education as new National Education Policy is approved

The new National Education Policy has been drafted by a committee headed by former ISRO chief Kasturirangan, and replaces the one formulated in 1986.

HRD Ministry sets up panel to explore ways ensuring students pursue higher studies in India

Addressing a session on ‘Stay in India and Study in India’, HRD Minister Pokhriyal also focused on the Indian students returning to the country due to Covid situation.

Class 12 score no bar for NIT admissions this year as govt scraps 75% eligibility criterion

Apart from clearing JEE Mains, students only need a passing certificate for Class 12, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced Thursday.

Lessons through loudspeakers, community radio to help bridge digital gap in education

Guidelines prepared by NCERT and issued by the HRD Ministry list three modes of learning — online, partially online and offline.

Punjab minister urges HRD minister to reconsider UGC guidelines on conducting exams

Higher Education Minister Tripti Rajinder Singh Bajwa said many colleges and university buildings are being used as medical camps and quarantine centres.

Silencing ‘dirty secrets’ and Vikas Dubey’s ‘mask’ tutorial

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‘Mistrusting’ Gandhi family trusts and finding ‘Vikas’

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CBSE now says chapters not deleted, but covered under ‘alternative academic calendar’

CBSE Tuesday said 2020-21 syllabus for classes 9 to 12 has been reduced by 30% keeping in mind the loss of academic time due to Covid-19 pandemic.

DU could postpone open book exams to August, asked by HRD ministry to list ‘challenges’

Delhi University’s decision to hold semester papers in OBE mode has been criticised by both students and teachers, and also challenged in High Court.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.