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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.
File photo of HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

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.
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. | ANI Photos

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

File photo | An employee inspects a godown of Food Corporation of India (FCI) where rice bags are being stored during a nationwide lockdown, in Srinagar | PTI

FCI has highest rice, wheat stock since 2005. Modi govt continuing legacy of bad economics

It is clear from the rising stock of rice and wheat that the government has been buying more from farmers than what it requires during a pandemic.
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Modi govt drops plan to merge 3 state-owned general insurance companies

Decision to merge the 3 companies — National Insurance Co Ltd, United India Insurance Co Ltd, and Oriental Insurance Co Ltd — ahead of their proposed listing was announced in 2018 budget.

Defence

A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

There’s ‘thinning down’ of Chinese troops at Finger 4 at Pangong lake, but no pullback yet

India-China disengagement at Pangong lake will be a focus area in the next round of military talks at the corps commander level. 
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.