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IIMs in Bangalore, Lucknow, Rohtak raise fee for MBA course, top three charge at par now

IIM Bangalore joins the league of IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta which charge nearly Rs 23 lakh for an MBA. IIM-B said the fee hike is due to annual increase in salaries, operating costs.
Migrants heading out of Danapur railway station in Bihar | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More than half of migrant workers ready to come back to work, finds IIM survey

In a survey among 12,108 low-income households across India between 25 March and 11 May, IIM-Rohtak found one out of every five workers received excess food.
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Foreign dream will have to wait as Covid-19 layoffs in US cast shadow on IIT, IIM placements

Covid-19 and the ensuing lockdown has spawned a crisis of layoffs that has already affected millions in US, which has the highest number of coronavirus cases.
As many as 300 foreigners from 16 countries had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi in March (representational image) | Photo : Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

IIM study predicts 1.5 lakh Covid-19 cases by May first week as ‘result of Tablighi event’

IIM-Rohtak research team uses mathematical models to conclude coronavirus cases have increased by nearly 3 times in India after Tablighi Jamaat event in March.
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IIT Delhi, DU, JNU, Jamia suspend classes, IIMs put off convocation as COVID-19 cases rise

With 74 COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country, five higher education institutions — JNU, DU, IIT, JMI and IP University — suspended classes till 31 March.
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Parliamentary panel pulls up Modi govt, asks why DU, JNU get less money than IITs, IIMs

The panel’s assessment is backed by HRD ministry data, which states over 50% of govt funds for higher education went to 3% of students between 2016 & 2018.
IIM Rohtak

IIM-Rohtak director’s appointment under scanner for ‘gaps in educational, career record’

Dheeraj Sharma’s appointment as IIM-Rohtak director has been challenged in Punjab & Haryana High Court. 
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Now, all IITs, IIMs will launch endowment funds to tap successful alumni for donations

An established concept in premier western universities, endowment funds only made a debut in India last year with IIT-Delhi.
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Govt warns management institutes against offering MBA & diploma simultaneously

AICTE has described as ‘course correction’ a new circular directing management institutes to either offer a degree or a diploma, but not both.
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Govt repeats warning to new tech institutes — don’t try to sound like IIT, IIM, IISc

The rule was reiterated in new guidelines released by the All India Council for Technical Education for the academic year 2020-21. 

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Indian lawsuits allege former Wirecard COO played key role in deals later mired in disputes

The suits allege Marsalek took part in negotiations leading to the acquisition of Hermes by a Mauritius-based private equity fund in 2015.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Modi dares China, tells Indian Army ‘our enemies have seen your fire and fury’

China sees Modi’s visit as an attempt to ‘escalate’ the situation. Experts say the visit was a powerful message to China to not escalate the matter.
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India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.