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The COP26 meeting in Glasgow may usher in a new era of sustainable development

The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that human existence is fragile and perilous. However, if we do not take action now against climate change, the damage could be even greater and more lasting than the effects of the pandemic. Decisions made now are crucial in shaping the future of people and the planet. We must not go back to the old ... Read More »

High-level committee meeting discussed the modalities of setting up of five universities for minorities

While some panel members suggested that institutions should be completely autonomous, some members suggested that the varsities should be mainly for minorities. Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi RELATED STORIES After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar Political changes in the US and UK have reduced the numbers of Indian students UP Class 10 Boards ... Read More »

Javadekar to hold meeting with IIM directors next month

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar will meet the directors of IIMs next month to discuss the issues related to quality of management education, exploring avenues for financing and improving global perception of Indian institutions. Briefcase: Topics to be discussed in the meeting “The HRD minister will be meeting Directors of various IIMs soon and it is expected that a range of ... Read More »

Fed leaves rates unchanged in July meeting

The Federal Reserve opted Wednesday not to raise interest rates, despite painting a rosier economic picture than it did just a month ago. As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee kept its overnight interest rate target in the 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent range. However, it noted a labor market that has “strengthened” and said other indicators were pointing to ... Read More »