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    Anubhuti Vishnoi

    Senior Editor, ET

    Closely covers government, governance and the fine print of policy and politics. Is a trusted byline with incisive reportage on the inner workings of the government across sectors, from Education to ...

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    Draft EIA 2020: No rethink on ‘post facto’ nod unless good legal rationale, says SecyPresident Ram Nath Kovind to host a truncated 'at home' amid Covid-19Will start by twinning with foreign universities: Amit KhareET Analysis: BJP has chosen pragmatism over ideology for NEP 2020
    Parliamentary panel and social justice ministry bring OBC count back on table for Census 2021NEP 2020 opens doors for foreign varsities; HECI bill to go for cabinet nod soonGovernment undecided on plan for conducting class 3, 5, 8 exams under new education policyNo switch in instruction medium from English to regional languages with NEP ’20: HRD
    A major change is shift from 10+2 to 5+3+3+4 format: K Kasturirangan, Panel on educationNational education policy 2020 restructures both school and higher educationBihar election calendar will be worked out keeping Covid concerns in mind, says CECBihar election calendar to be worked out keeping Covid concerns in mind: CEC Arora
    India is at risk of losing hard-won gains in the fight against poverty, says World BankIndia aims at improving score on 29 global indices, present ‘accurate’ picture to worldRajnath Singh-led GoM set to draw schemes for street vendors’ financial securityWe have not 'unlocked' as efficiently as we locked down: IAS officer CK Mishra
    Election Commission’s loss is ADB’s gain, says CEC, Sunil Arora on Ashok LavasaAIIMS medical experts chalk out NEET SOP: Centres doubled to 4500, fresh masks to be wrapped in paperCentre talks more unlocking while states reimpose curbsIndian health care underfunded, delivery poor: World Bank Report
    HRD ministry makes 1st attempt to know student access to net and computerIIM autonomy in doubt after 1 year degree orderCentre steps up Covid-19 testing across border statesHome Ministry’s ‘Unified NCR’ helps control Covid; Delhi moves out of watch lists
    Stop one-year PG degrees: HRD Ministry to IIMsGovernment to outline norms for online classesCurbs on companies from countries illegally holding Indian landHRD points to India-China gaps across education parameters
    HRD seeks Rs 60,900 crore for giving laptops to college studentsMaintaining social distancing a major challenge for universities: UGC chairman DP SinghIIM-A, IIM-B to go online for first semesterHigh positivity-low testing big worry in Telangana, Hyderabad
    Centre plans ‘Heavy’ penalty on OIL for environmental damageGreen ministry plans exempting strategic projects from long-drawn clearance processIIT directors’ panel suggests online first semester, 18-month PG programmeGovt spots nine districts with low testing and high positivity rate
    Working on new voter app, postal ballot for old: Election Commissioner Ashok LavasaRapid antigen test set to be key to Covid strategy nowShift focus to skilling, jobs: PM to GoM, ministriesAssemblies make arrangements for Covid +ve MLAs
    Amethi rifle factory deadlock likely to be resolved, costing panel set upCentral ministries bat for work from home after rise in office infectionsMortality rate of above 5% could be alarming, warns FC’s health panelCentre looks to sharpen its outreach and aid measures in 116 districts of six states
    Telangana’s Covid test record between May 26 and June 1 worst among states with high positivity rateCovid positive rate rises to 5%, but troubled zones decline'Have adequate facilities, but we are ramping up hospital capacity by 40%'LG Polymers didn't have all approvals, changed mix: MoEF
    Only 100 days of school: New model envisages 50% home classesParliamentary Affairs Ministry lays pitch for work from home to deal with task for upcoming sessionAt 17%, positivity rate at private labs 3 times that of government labsCentre aims at doubling testing to 2,00,000 a day, with focus on states witnessing migrant influx
    25 urban districts driving up India's Covid-19 positive rateHome quarantine may be allowed for those returning from abroad20 urban districts have max migrant labour grievancesEmpowered group working on protocol for non-Covid-19 care
    Govt's next target: 10 mn tests by July-end, protocol for 20 citiesPMO weighs SOP for labourers, district-level help deskPower ministry dials 15th Finance Commission on discom distress, seeks FRBM relaxations for state borrowingsSix informal GoMs plan post-Covid paths to recovery
    Finance panel to recommend health sector reformsSwachh Bharat 2.0, Jal Jeevan Mission to adjust to Covid timesGoM discusses social security net for migrant labourersVisakhapatnam gas leak: Centre to issue safety protocol for reopening of units
    Covid-19 pandemic: Telangana in Bengal league on testing, centre concernedNew National Education policy to go to Cabinet soon; Proposes single higher education regulatorRapid tests not 100% accurate, but serve well with 70% sensitivity: DST secretary Ashutosh SharmaCentre updating its rule book to expand VPN, facilitate work-from-home
    Green nod to Rs 922 crore new Parliament complexCovid-19: These are the rules UGC panel wants colleges to follow when they re-openTo contain coronavirus spread, govt focuses on ‘percentage of cases testing positive’ and ‘number of tests’Universities to get flexibility in holding exams while experts suggest six-day study week
    Centre plans fresh review of antibody testing kitsCovid-19 makes a mess of election schedules around the world‘Low testing, high cases: West Bengal's grave scenario’Less than one-third of India's 'aspirational' districts hit by Covid
    Shivraj Chouhan’s key minister Narottam Mishra has paid news case in SCNo imports of second-hand ventilators nowGovt mobilises every resource, lab to prepare for covid-19 peakCentre's advisory to all states to ensure safety of sanitation workers
    Govt plans special payment for 'behind the Scenes' workersGovt maps districts, states with surplus fruit and veggies to service deficit zonesAllow attendants and caregivers to move: Social justice ministryPMO weighs food for all, may do away with need for ration card, IDs
    Centre begins district-wise mapping of Covid-19 curveNITI Aayog suggests mandi norms relaxation for farmers for 6 monthsCIC may push for more public disclosure on Covid-19 crisisSocial distancing, hygiene to be must at workplaces
    Government working on staggered easing of lockdownCovid-19 crisis: Spending curbs on ministriesCovid-19: Centre working to provide insurance for truckers soonIIT-IIM contingency plans amid Covid-19 challenge: Shortening last semesters, interactive online courses
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