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IITs urged HRD ministry to review fees exemption policy for economically weaker section

In one of its recommendations, the IIT fraternity suggested that the prevailing merit-cum-scholarship scheme should be improvised so that every eligible student can obtain the scholarship. IIT RELATED STORIES Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam Vice-chancellors across North India enter discussion for greater autonomy in universities Bajrang Dal, Congress workers behind recent ... Read More »

Evernote updates its privacy policy to allow employees to read your notes, and you can’t opt out of this

Popular online note-taking service Evernote has announced an update to its privacy policy, allowing some of its employees to read your notes. The updated policy will come into effect starting January 23, 2017. The reason behind the move is described as: “this is primarily to make sure that our machine learning technologies are working correctly, in order to surface the ... Read More »

Make education free and compulsory till Class 12: MPs give suggestion on New Education Policy

inisters expressed their concerns about unfilled vacancies, on the issue of languages including Sanskrit, out of school children and also difficulties faced by children belonging to minorities Make education free and compulsory upto class 12, suggested MPs RELATED STORIES Himachal Pradesh gives approval to Mukhya Mantri Shikshak Samman Yojana Plans to bring back Class 10 boards soon: HRD Minister TIFR ... Read More »

Fed doesn’t have real plan to make policy: CNBC survey respondents

As the Fed meets in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to discuss how to make monetary policy, many on Wall Street are convinced there isn’t any blueprint to do so. The CNBC Fed Survey found that 60 percent of respondents say the central bank lacks a framework for deciding on interest rates, with just 24 percent saying they do and 16 percent ... Read More »

Delhi government likely to oppose several proposals of New Education Policy

The Delhi government is expected to go against central ‘Indian Education Service’ and a centralised induction programme including several proposals on higher education in the draft New Education Policy (NEP) Different views were presented on the proposals during a meeting of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, with several professors and vice-chancellors of Delhi Technological ... Read More »

‘Don’t mess around with youth and education’: Kejriwal asks centre to repeal No-Detention Policy

Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi CM on Sunday warned the centre for reducing the Central education budget and said it would ruin the country. Running through the initiates taken by the AAP government during a live interactive session in New Delhi, Kejriwal called for revoking the “no-detention policy”, under which every student is promoted till class 9. ‘Don’t mess around with ... Read More »

Facebook clarifies live video policy, will allow graphic video streams in some cases

Facebook will allow its users to livestream violent or graphic video under certain circumstances, the company announced in a statement released Friday. In the statement, the social media giant stated that, “if a person witnessed a shooting, and used Facebook Live to raise awareness or find the shooter, we would allow it.” On the other hand, the company will not ... Read More »