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Govt eyes spice route to keep marauding elephants at bay

Tuesday 17 September '13

Experts say cultivating chillies and peppers will keep elephants off the human turf.
IIT directors reject Kakodkar model for financial autonomy

Saturday 14 September '13

Kakodkar panel had recommended major changes to extend greater financial autonomy to IITs.
Uttarakhand for diverting 5 hectare forest land for roads

Thursday 12 September '13

The environment and forests ministry had earlier eased norms and approved diversion of up to 1 hectare forest.
New and more ‘realistic’ MoEF timelines

Friday 6 September '13

The new rules also propose varying and tiered timelines for projects depending on the requirement of forest land.
IIT-Guwahati professor suspended for harassing female student over messages

Tuesday 3 September '13

Upset students have also filed an FIR against the professor.
Nalanda platform for Cong-JD(U) warmth

Monday 2 September '13

Excavation of ruins on the cards, to cost cash-strapped ASI Rs 65 crore
Advisory body seeks ban on all circus animals

Monday 2 September '13

The statutory advisory body recommended the ban to the Environment Ministry.
IITs get ready for third-party performance assessment

Monday 2 September '13

Review will also assess the institutes on indicators like the number of international students enrolled.
Govt to launch 50 educational channels

Wednesday 28 August '13

The Pallam Raju-led education ministry is eying over a thousand education channels across streams and disciplines
No suo motu powers provided for you, MoEF tells Green tribunal

Monday 26 August '13

The tribunal has been writing to the Jayanthi Natarajan-led Environment Ministry from 2011
Defence Ministry seeks easing of green norms

Saturday 24 August '13

The MoEF, however, is yet to take a decision on the request.
Probe charges against ISKCON, Akshay Patra, says House panel

Friday 23 August '13

The panel has said the “credentials of all NGOs involved in the scheme should be verified”.
Foreigner's account puts spotlight on harassment of women

Thursday 22 August '13

An American student's account of the trauma she suffered in India.
ASI wants 'divine rock' to stay at Kedarnath

Thursday 22 August '13

Rock lodged behind the Kedarnath temple since the flash floods of June seems to have won the seal of approval from the Archeological Survey of India.
Expert panel to keep eye on mid-day meals

Wednesday 21 August '13

The HRD ministry Monday constituted a 30-member expert committee to review, monitor and improve the mid-day meal
For new IIT, IIM faculty, the question: what will our spouses do?

Friday 16 August '13

Many quit jobs or refuse offers due to lack of opportunities for spouses.
Dual degree nod opens a new chapter

Friday 16 August '13

Students willing to study further can convert their existing diploma to full-fledged degrees.
Students can now pursue two degree courses at same time

Wednesday 14 August '13

UGC has finally given go-ahead to students to pursue two degree programmes simultaneously.
Jharkhand coal rail link gets green card

Saturday 10 August '13

Similar rail projects have been planned to link coalfields in Chhattisgarh and Orissa as well
'University of Excellence' tag can now be granted to private varsities: UGC

Thursday 8 August '13

The private colleges will, however, not be given any funding under the scheme.


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