Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: IIM

Like IITs and IIMs, UGC wants its institutes to take alumni help for placement & funding

UGC letter says it is good for institutes to stay in touch with alumni holding top positions in govt, media or politics or those who have established businesses.

Ram makes way into IIM Lucknow with Yogi govt’s blessing — Ram Leela contest in November

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow will hold a Ram Leela competition at its annual fest, Varchasva, which is being sponsored by UP cultural department.

IIM Calcutta MBA course is best in India, among top 20 in the world

In the Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2019, IIM Calcutta is ahead of IIM Ahmedabad, which ranks 21, and IIM Bengaluru, which bags 44th slot.

Modi govt wants IIMs to study, improve flagship schemes like Swachch Bharat and Jan Arogya

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has asked all IIMs to select one government scheme, review it and then give recommendations to improve it.

IIT, IIM and Oxford alumni make way into govt as lateral entry specialists

In an announcement Friday, the UPSC named nine lateral entry specialists. ThePrint takes a look at some of the new joint secretaries.

Diversity deficit in IIMs, IITs — just 23 STs and 157 SCs in 9,640 faculty posts

Together SCs, STs and OBCs make up just 9% of total faculty in IITs and 6% in IIMs. Some of the institutes have no SC or ST faculty.  

PM Modi to visit Jammu and Kashmir on 3 February: Ram Madhav 

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said Modi is set to address a mega rally in Jammu & will inaugurate projects worth thousands of crores in J&K next month. 

IIT, AIIMS, IISc faculty slam Indian Science Congress, urge it to promote real science

37 professors from top education institutes demand that the association should be more careful in choosing its speakers in the future.

‘Nation with NaMo’ looks for IIT, IIM grads to drive Modi’s 2019 campaign

Organisation backing Modi, which Trinamool MP Derek O'Brien claimed was Facebook's biggest advertiser, now looking for professionals to drive PM’s 2019 campaign. 

The impact of BJP’s recent defeat on the IIT-IIM corporate class

Modi’s carpet bombing-style rallies would overcome the negative image of the state governments in the elections, they thought.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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.