HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
India to explore corridor between resource-rich Arctic & INSTC
“We look forward to cooperating with Russia in the Arctic Council and we are actively discussing potential areas of cooperation including in the sphere of energy security, scientific exploration and research and connectivity. We will explore the possibility of establishing connectivity between the Arctic Region and INSCTC," Indian envoy to Russia said.
Not possible to have uniform education syllabus, says minister
Since education is a subject in the Concurrent List of the Constitution and a ...
Australia to cease all bilateral aid to Pakistan
The report titled 'Aid Program Performance report 2018-19 on Pakistan' said Pakistan bilater...
JNUSU submits memorandum to HRD Ministry
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President Aishe Ghosh stated that a memorandum has been submitted to Ministry of Human Resource ...
NHRC takes cognisance of Hyderabad encounter, orders probe
"The commission is of the opinion that this matter is required to be probed very carefully. Accordingly, it has asked its Director General (Investigation) to immediately send a team for a fact-finding, on-the-spot investigation into the matter," the NHRC said.
US Congress passes Uyghur bill; China threatens possible retaliation
The US House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act, which among other things, proposes that America redirects resources to address the mass internment of over 1,000,000 Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities in China.
Government developing satellite mechanism to monitor forestation
"We are also making an effort in this direction by developing a mechanism for the minute detailing of the forestation at the (given) geo-coordinates and monitoring of growth of the planted saplings, with the use of satellite. Twelve crore saplings were planted in last five years. Data on the growth of these saplings will be available in public domain. We are developing a mechanism of their inspection through satellite," Javadekar said.
UN climate change meet begins in Madrid
The twin objectives of the Conference (COP25) are to bring more and more nations on board to work for ‘net zero emissions’ by 2050 and finalise rules on how countries can reduce their emissions using global carbon markets.
Sri Sathya Sai Award For Human Excellence fetes India's unsung heroes
Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited was the patron for the Awards this year.
Does Opec see US oil output as half full or half empty?
America’s second shale boom is certainly drawing to a close.
PM Modi urges private sector to join BRICS efforts focused on human resources
While addressing at BRICS Business Forum in Brasilia on November 14, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged private sector to join BRICS efforts...
Maharashtra to consider shelving Bullet Train project
Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi government will ascertain if mega-projects like the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train can be shelved in view of a staggering Rs 6.71 lakh crore debt burden on the state, Minister Jayant Patil said here on Tuesday.
What ails state-run bus operators in India?
The crisis in Telangana is a reflection of the precarious position of state-run bus operators in India, which have seen their losses swell every passing year. This is particularly worrying since buses undergird India’s public transport system, and cash-starved state governments and municipal corporations have done little to shore up the transport corps.
Sri Sathya Sai Award for Human Excellence honours unsung heroes heralding change in society
Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited is the patron for the awards this year.
HRD Ministry appoints committee to recommend ways to restore functioning of JNU
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry's committee on JNU will initiate dialogues with students and administration as well as submit recommendations on resolution of all issues, they said.
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