How to have great universities: NEP has some useful suggestions towards this. They must be elaborated and acted upon

The recently released draft of New Education Policy (NEP) recommends consolidation of higher education institutions (HEIs), creation of large multidisciplinary universities, and national research council to support research. These can also help in improving the presence of Indian institutions in the global rankings. Currently there are no Indian universities in […]

NCLAT restores Cyrus Mistry as Tata Sons chairman

MUMBAI: Three years after he was suddenly sacked as chairman of Tata Sons—the holding company of India’s largest conglomerate—the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), in a stunning move on Wednesday, restored Cyrus Mistry to the position he had held for nearly four years. While reinstating Mistry (51), a two-judge […]

SC entertains plea against CAA, but no stay on its operation

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday entertained 59 public interest litigations (PILs) challenging the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which has stirred violent protests in several places, and sought the Centre’s response by January 22 while not staying operation of the controversial legislation. A bench of Chief […]

Kuldeep first Indian to take 2nd int’l hat-trick

VISAKHAPATNAM: Kuldeep Yadav on Wednesday took a hat-trick during the second ODI between India and the West Indies at the VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam, becoming the first Indian to take two hat-tricks in international cricket. HAT-TRICK for @imkuldeep18! 🙌 First Indian Bowler to have two ODI hat-tricks! — BCCI […]

Citizenship Amendment Act: Key things to know

NEW DELHI: Amid the ongoing protests across the country, the ministry of home affairs on Wednesday, in an effort to alley the fears, explained the provisions pertaining to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and said it does not apply to Indian citizens. Posting a series of tweets, the MHA through […]

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