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HRD ministry focuses on accreditation Bill

Saturday 3 August '13

Letting go of a string of reform Bills stuck in Parliament for want of consensus
Experts slam SC panel’s report on GM crops

Friday 2 August '13

Call report ideological, not scientific; say India can’t do without GM food
Govt plans to make forest land costlier for industry

Wednesday 31 July '13

Wants to hike compensation for land by 35% to 400%
It isn't just Bihar, states across India ignored mid-day meal complaints

Tuesday 30 July '13

After the Bihar tragedy, the ministry compiled complaints about its implementation.
CVC clears path for picking

Friday 26 July '13

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Thursday finally gave the nod to the HRD Ministry to appoint Prof Partha Pratim Chakrabarti as director of IIT-Kharagpur.
Govt to begin surprise checks of mid-day meals

Friday 26 July '13

HRD will rope in MPs to hold immediate reviews of the implementation of the scheme across schools.
CVC clears path for picking IIT-Kharagpur director

Friday 26 July '13

Gives clean chit to Prof Chakrabarti in Coalnet scam
Govt pushes new school kitchen design for hygienic midday meal

Thursday 25 July '13

Jolted by mismanagement at the Chhapra school where 23 children died after eating midday meal, the Union HRD Ministry has asked all schools
MoEF had opposed field trials in March

Wednesday 24 July '13

Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan is learnt to have written to the Prime Minister in March 2013
Protest intensifies, govt moves to decide on IIT-Kharagpur director

Friday 19 July '13

With students, faculty and alumni stepping up protests against delay in the appointment of Prof Partha Pratim Chakrabarti as director of IIT Kharagpur
Students pay for JEE percentile calculation goof-up

Thursday 18 July '13

Pallam Raju admitted that the top 20 percentile as calculated by several school boards was different
Warning ignored: Quality of mid-day meals in Bihar was already a concern

Thursday 18 July '13

Quality issues related to midday meal scheme's implementation in the had been red-flagged as recently as in April this year.
HRD was told it may face legal hurdles over JEE 2013

Wednesday 17 July '13

The normalisation of school board marks for JEE 2013 is caught in legal tangles with three high court cases but the human resource development ministry
Varsities eye EU rankings to improve standing

Tuesday 16 July '13

The UGC, which has been pushing for a new ranking system since 2010, has written to all universities to actively participate in U-Multirank
HRD speeds up work on national entrance exam

Sunday 14 July '13

Changes brought to the IIT Joint Entrance Examination this year may not be final, notwithstanding the confusion created by the merger of the All India Engineering Entrance Examination and JEE.
Ill-prepared JEE fails in first test

Saturday 13 July '13

JEE 2013 in fact came not because the new admission format, with weightage to school board results
Uranium sale: India, Australia to hold talks

Saturday 13 July '13

To arrive at a civil nuclear cooperation agreement that will create a framework for the sale of uranium, India and Australia will engage in a second round of negotiation
Assess damage to forests, wildlife, says Centre

Saturday 6 July '13

The environment and forests ministry has asked Uttarakhand for a report on the damage caused to forests and wildlife by the floods.
SPG training centre awaits green signal

Friday 5 July '13

300 hectare facility to train PM’s guards may come up near Alwar
2 yrs on, govt to allow mining bids from Karnataka districts

Thursday 4 July '13

Relaxing the two-year freeze, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has decided to resume considering mining proposals from Bellary


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