Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: IIM

Panel scraps shortlist for top colleges of India, will assess all 114 applications again

Shortlist dropped as changed screening criteria was not being seen as ‘fair’ and prominent institutes were left out.

Former CEC N. Gopalaswami to head committee to choose India’s 20 ‘Institutes of Eminence’

Also on board- Harvard’s Prof Tarun Khanna, Houston Univ’s Renu Khator and former IIM Lucknow Director Pritam Singh.

After directors’ protest, IIM boards will now need two-thirds majority to remove them

Committee to frame the rules of the new IIM Act decides against granting the directors’ demand to give the govt a say in their removal.

‘Institutes of national importance’ running without chairperson

Boards of governors at 15 IIITs, four IIMs, nine IITs are headless as HRD ministry is sitting on appointment files.

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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.