Wednesday 21st of March 2018 01:24:44 PM  Agra

Sixty Higher Educational Institutions granted autonomy by UGC

New Delhi-Minister of Human Resource Development,Prakash Javadekar said that in a historic decision , the UGC has granted autonomy to 60 Higher Educational Institutions which have maintained high academic standards.Mr Javadekar was briefing to media in New Delh.Mr Javadekar said that the Government is striving to introduce a liberalized regime in the education sector and emphasis is on linking autonomy with quality. Giving further details, Prakash Javadekar said that the sixty Higher Educational Institutions which have been granted autonomy includes 52 Universities i.e. 5 central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities, and 2 private universities. Mr Javadekar explained that these universities will remain within the ambit of UGC but will have...

Gadkari inaugurates Inland Ferry Services in Goa

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the Inland ferry services in the port city of Vasco in Goa.In his keynote address, the Minister said that while addressing the needs of the poor, environment and ecosystem must be given its due priority. To achieve this, all the stakeholders need to make a concerted decision and action. He said, India has about seven thousand five hundred kilometres of seashore which can help the development of the country while giving tourism the much-required boost. Goa owes its emergence as a tourism state due to its coastal belt. The tourism sector has very high potential for Investment and employment generation.

Sensex at Bombay Stock Exchange fell 253 points

Mumbai- Stock markets closed with losses amid negative global stocks. The Sensex at Bombay Stock Exchange fell for the fifth straight session below 33 thousand marks while the Nifty declined for the fourth straight trading session.The Sensex fell 253 points or 0.76 percent to 32,923.The Nifty at National Stock Exchange also declined 101 points or 0.99 percent to 10,094.

Sonia Gandhi hosted dinner of leaders of opposition parties for unity

New Delhi-UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi hosted a dinner of leaders of 20 opposition parties at her residence in New Delhi.Sharad Pawar of NCP, Ram Gopal Yadav of Samajwadi Party, D Raja of CPI, Mohd. Salim of CPI (M), Sudip Bandyopadhyay of TMC, Kanimozhi of DMK, and Tejasvi Yadav of RJD among the leaders who attened this dinner.The dinner hosted by Mrs Gandhi is expected to set the tone for opposition unity in the run-up to the next general elections.

Rajya Sabha MP and SP leader Naresh Agrawal joins BJP

Rajya Sabha member and leader SP Naresh Agrawal has joined the BJP.Union Minister Piyush Goyal was present at the party Headquarters in New Delhi on this occasion. Mr Goyal welcomed Naresh Agrawal to join BJP.Furher he said that BJP is the only option which will take the nation on the path of development. He said, the BJP will also reap the benefit of the skilful leadership of Mr Naresh Agrawal said Union Minister Piyush Goyal. Nitin Agrawal, an MLA from Uttar Prades and Mukesh Agrawal and Madhu Mishra also joined BJP.

PM flags off train between Varanasi and Patna

Varanasi -The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, flagged off a train between Maduadih Railway Station in Varanasi and Patna. He launched various development projects and addressed a public meeting at the DLW Grounds in Varanasi.He complimented the people of Kashi for extending a warm welcome to French President Emmanuel Macron. He said the Government of India is committed to the continuous development and upgradation of DLW, which is a symbol of the industrial development of Varanasi.He said there is immense potential for tourism in Varanasi, and all efforts should be made to keep the city clean.

Recognition of educational qualifications between India and France

New Delhi-The first ever Indo-French Knowledge Summit ended successfully with a landmark agreement on mutual recognition of educational qualifications between the two countries and a record 15 other MoUs between universities and research institutions on joint initiatives and partnerships. The two-day summit was held in New Delhi and coincided with the state visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India. The summit was organized by the French Embassy in India and co-hosted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. More than 350


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