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Faculty shortage in IITs, IIMs and varsities upsets Parliamentary panel 19.2.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
HRD Ministry had told Parliament that 1,310 posts of professors were vacant in central universities
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If IITs had more Dalit professors, would Aniket Ambhore be alive? (Special to IANS) 17.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In March 2012, Sanjay and Sunita Ambhore, parents of Aniket Ambhore, 19, a first-year electrical engineering student at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), received a letter informing them that their son -- admitted in the Scheduled Caste (SC) quota -- had failed two courses.
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If IITs had more Dalit professors, would Aniket Ambhore be alive? 17.1.2017 Latest News
Some high-caste professors consider Dalit students 'uneducable', wrote educationist Kurmana Simha
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Panel recommends reservation for girl students in IITs 16.1.2017 Latest News
Number of seats for male candidates will not be affected and will help IITs achieve 1 lakh target
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Panel recommends reservation for girl students in IITs 16.1.2017 ET: Education
The number of seats for male candidates will not be affected and this will help IITs achieve the 1 lakh target by 2020. Also, only candidates who have already qualified in JEE-Advanced will be considered.
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Should girl students get reservation in IITs? Here`s what panel recommends 16.1.2017 Zee News : India National
20 per cent supernumerary seats for girls?
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Committee recommends reservations for female students in IITs 16.1.2017 India Today| Must Read
The committee is learnt to have suggested creating up to 20 per cent supernumerary seats for girls out of the total number of seats.
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Panel recommends quota for girl students in IITs 16.1.2017 Hindu: Home
The committee is learnt to have suggested creating up to 20 per cent supernumerary seats for girls out of the total number of seats.
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‘Reservation in IIT-Dharwad will benefit youth from State’ 9.1.2017 Hindu: News
Basavaraj Rayaraddi, Minister for Higher Education, has said that it was wrong on the part of the Union Human Resource Development Minister to turn down a request to provide 25 per cent regional rese...
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Students advised to give priority to Indian languages 8.1.2017 deccanherald.com
Union Minister for Human Resource Department Prakash Javadekar said Indian languages should be promoted at all levels of education. Speaking at the fifth All India Convention organised by Sanskrita Bharathi at Rajangana, the minister said that the three-language formula for learning should offer Indian languages, instead of foreign languages like Mandarin, French, German as is widely practised in Indian schools today. The teaching materials should be prepared in Indian languages. Asserting that Sanskrit is an important means of communication, the minister added that Sanskrit is also the language which enables the welfare of the country. Sanskrit is the base for many Indian languages and there is need to conserve and popularise Sanskrit. The minister said that conserving and supporting Indian languages is government's top priority. He urged Sanskrita Bharathi to come up with the dictionary of Sanskrit with all other Indian languages. He added that universities imparting Sanskrit education have to submit ...
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Centre rejects Karnataka's demand for 25% quota in IIT Dharwad 7.1.2017 deccanherald.com
The Centre has rejected Karnataka's plea for 25% reservation for students from the state in the newly established Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)at Dharwad.

Minister for Higher Education Basavaraj Rayaraddi told reporters here on Saturday that Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has communicated the rejection of the government's demand.

"The state government has allotted 500 acres free of cost for setting up the IIT. However, the gesture has not been reciprocated by the Centre. There are seven students from Karnataka at the IITDharwad and I will take up the reservation issue with the Centre again," Rayaraddi said.
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Cabinet Decisions-Chronological since 27.05.2014 31.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
27.05.2014 1. Constitution of Special Investigation Team in compliance with the judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court The Union Cabinet today approved constitution of Special Investigating Team (SIT) to implement the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court on large amounts of money stashed abroad by evading taxes or generated through unlawful activities.
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Achievements & Initiatives of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises Ministry During 2016 28.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
During the calendar year 2016 the Union Heavy Industry & Public Enterprises Ministry took following initiatives for improving its performance:
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Modi government`s big push in higher education: NEET, IITs, IIMs 13.12.2016 Zee News : India National
NEET
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State to take initiative to garner support of counterparts for regional reservation 9.12.2016 Hindu: National
Ministry for Higher Education in Karnataka has plans to mobilise other States demanding regional reservation in the Union government-run premier institutes such as Indian Institute of Technology (IIT...
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‘IIT will not help ifquota is not ensuredfor HK students’ 5.12.2016 Hindu: Home
Setting up of an IIT in Dharwad will be of no use if local students are not given at least 25 per cent of the seats, Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayaraddi said here on Sunday. Speaking at the...
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Plan to open rail ticket counters in 50 post offices awaits nod 5.11.2016 Hindu: Chennai
Proposals to open Passenger Reservation System (PRS) counters in about 50 post offices across the State is awaiting the nod from Southern Railway for nearly two years now.The Postal Department began o...
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Minister seeks BJP help to get local reservation in IIT 26.10.2016 Hubli - City - The Times of India
According to gross enrolment ratio (GER), higher education in Karnataka, especially in some parts, is below the national average.
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Minister seeks help from BJP leaders to get regional reservation at IIT 25.10.2016 Hubli - City - The Times of India
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K'taka govt working on new university bill to curb corruption 25.10.2016 deccanherald.com
Concerned over corruption in state universities, the Karnataka government today said it was working on a new bill that seeks to bring transparency in the functioning of 23 varsities and ensures quality education. At present, there are 23 universities in the state and each one is governed by a separate law. "We are almost in the process of finalising the Comprehensive Karnataka University Bill 2016. We will soon move a cabinet note on this," the state Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddi told reporters here. The bill seeks to replace the existing laws framed by each university and aims to curb corruption and bring transparency in the functioning of the universities across the state, he said. "This would be a uniform and comprehensive bill. It seeks to bring transparency in appointment of vice chancellors, suspension of vice chancellors, recruitments and construction related activities among others," the Minister explained. He said the new bill will ensure full liberty to the universities in ...
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