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Don’t collect student fee until lockdown ends or hike costs: AICTE asks technical institutes

AICTE’s appeal to technical education institutions comes after the HRD Ministry asked all states and Union Territories to appeal to institutes in their region to not hike fees.
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Parents worry over delayed exams, HRD minister asks them to wait and tell kids to do yoga

In a live interaction with parents on Twitter, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal also asked them to motivate their children to utilise this time by preparing for pending exams.
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Modi govt dumps ‘liberal’ in favour of ‘holistic’ in its new draft of education policy

The draft NEP 2019 had a section titled ‘Towards a More Liberal Education’. The latest version has replaced the word ‘liberal’ with ‘holistic’.
JNU students hold a torchlight march to protest against the CAA and NRC on 18 December

HRD minister Pokhriyal asks parties to keep academic institutions away from their politics

On a day students gathered to protest the citizenship law, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said they are a priority of the Modi govt which is working 'for their better future'.
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. | ANI Photos

HRD minister Pokhriyal has many PhDs, his office says & slams complaint against his degree

An appeal filed in President Ram Nath Kovind’s office has called for Ramesh Pokhriyal’s disqualification as minister for citing a ‘fake’ doctorate degree.
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Sir Pokhriyal’s laws of emotion over motion and a crumbling Congress fort

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HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

New 4-year integrated B Ed course will start from this session, says HRD Minister Pokhriyal

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said B Ed course will be of three types and students can undertake either BA-B Ed, BSc-BEd or BCom-BEd courses.
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HRD minister ‘Nishank’ has written 44 books — high on patriotism, ‘low on literary value’

Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has written novels, self-help books, and even poetry. Several of them were published between 2009 & 2011, when he was Uttarakhand CM.

On Camera

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' defence industry outreach webinar via video conference, in New Delhi on 27 August

Mahabharata to irresponsible Indians — How Modi govt’s message on Covid changed in 6 months

In the last few months, the Modi government’s Covid communication has focussed only on absolving itself of all blame. Not data or roadmaps.
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Harley-Davidson riding away reflects poorly on both US icon and Modi’s ‘Make in India’

Modi’s ambitious plans to ‘Make in India’ could have been helped by a symbolic gesture to hold on to Harley, a premium manufacturer with an outsize brand.

Defence

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India, China working on Ladakh peace formula — alternate week patrolling, after disengagement

Patrolling in alternate weeks has been the established practice in the Northeast, and has worked well, barring the occasional face-off.
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If Modi is a true reformer, he’ll bury Vodafone ghost and campaign on reforms in Bihar

No politician sees economic reform as a vote-catcher; it’s the old, povertarian economy that gets votes. Can Modi bring farm and labour reforms centre-stage?