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Posco, biggest FDI, gets green flag after 8 long yrs

Friday 10 January '14

Gift to visiting S Korean President days after Moily takes charge from Jayanthi.
Moily ministry set to notify new forest conservation rules

Thursday 9 January '14

Shorter procedure coming for exploratory projects.
Govt asks environment ministry to fast-track 27 major infra projects

Wednesday 8 January '14

Still other projects are held up as the MoEF requires inputs or reports from other stakeholder ministries or state governments.
HRD to push for two ordinances

Monday 6 January '14

Several education Bills are pending in Parliament and there is little hope of these being passed any time soon.
UAVs may be used to stop jumbos deaths on rail tracks

Friday 3 January '14

The railways currently has speed restrictions at stretches prone to elephant movements.
Jayanthi Natarajan line reversed, Moily and Pawar will ask SC to allow GM trials

Friday 3 January '14

Natarajan had rejected affidavit by stakeholder ministries and Prime Minister’s Office.
Eye in the sky could watch over jumbos to prevent rail track deaths

Thursday 2 January '14

Railways has decided to deploy unmanned aerial vehicles to prevent accidents on tracks.
Moily delegates more powers to officials, fast-tracks clearances

Tuesday 31 December '13

Files related to green nod to be routed to him through Addl Secy.
Moily takes charge of MoEF, promises speed, transparency

Wednesday 25 December '13

Getting on the job on day one, Moily met CMs of Kerala and Maharashtra on state-specific issues.
Behind Jayanthi's exit: scraps with Moily, her rejection of 'consensus' GM report

Tuesday 24 December '13

Natarajan decided to disassociate herself, making it difficult for the government to go ahead.
IIT-Bombay director gets second term

Saturday 21 December '13

This is the first IIT top job appointment conducted through the new selection process.
City heads to UNESCO for world heritage status

Thursday 19 December '13

In 2006-07 Chandigarh came up on the tentative list drawn up by UNESCO but in 2010, decision on it was deferred again.
India to nominate Chandigarh for World Heritage Site

Thursday 19 December '13

There are 30 world heritage sites in India with 24 in the cultural category and six in the natural category.
Pvt tech colleges oppose new UGC norms

Tuesday 17 December '13

SC order on April 25 curtailed the powers of AICTE and vested them with UGC.
From Jan, 100 engg colleges to get virtual lessons from IIT professors

Wednesday 11 December '13

Quality improvement plan to include e-tutorials and e-labs.
IIT foreign faculty, students complain of harassment

Saturday 7 December '13

The MHA has taken note of complaints about delays in police verification, visa registration.
India has 10 institutes, China 23 in top 100

Thursday 5 December '13

Ranking raises quality concerns in India.
Centre sets ball rolling for process to give IIT directors a second term

Monday 2 December '13

The HRD Ministry has started the process to grant “outstanding” IIT directors a second term.
HRD revives coordinating forum for IIMs

Monday 2 December '13

The forum was opposed by IIMs as they felt such an overarching body would undermine their autonomy.
Karnataka govt tops midday meal scheme state rankings

Tuesday 19 November '13

Jharkhand, Delhi worst states on performance and implementation of midday meal scheme.


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