J&K independent MLA protests for setting up premier institutes in Kashmir

J&K Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid continued with his sit-in for the second day today pressing the Centre to sanction the premier institutes of IIM, IIT and IIMC for Kashmir Valley.

IIM study finds flaws in health care facility of BIMARU states

Even after two decades, acronym 'BIMARU' used to define underdevelopment and poor social indices in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh seems to ring true as a recently published study by IIM Ahmedabad has picked holes in the health care facilities provided by the states.

'Centre to soon end policy of not failing students till std 8'

Union Minister of state for HRD Ram Shankar Katheria on Saturday said that in view of the deterioration in standards of primary education in the country, the government would soon end the policy of not failing students or automatic promotion till class VIII.

Kerala to observe one week mourning over APJ Abdul Kalam's demise

Kerala government on Tuesday declared a seven day state mourning as a mark of respect to former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Changes announced in pattern of CAT 2015, to be held on Nov 29

The pattern of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015 to be held on November 29 for admissions to prestigious B-schools has been changed to provide an "even" field to candidates from divergent streams and for a better assessment of data interpretation ability.

Gogoi slams Centre over no IIM in Assam

 Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday slammed the Centre for not including Assam in the list of proposed six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), saying the NDA government is paying only "lip sympathy" to the state.

IIMs sharply divided over draft bill that grants greater say to govt

The draft IIM bill, which seeks to give seeping powers to HRD ministry in the functioning of the B-schools, including policy matters like deciding fees, emoluments and service conditions of the faculty, has left the prestigious institutes sharply divided.

Centre's decision 'final' over IIMs, proposes HRD

The HRD ministry has sought vast powers over IIMs in its draft bill on their functioning, a move that is unlikely to go down well with academicians and others concerned with the autonomy of these prestigious institutes.

PDP demands setting up of IIT and IIM in the Valley

Senior PDP leader Tariq Hameed Karra on Sunday demanded setting up of institutions of higher learning like IIT and IIM in the Valley for their "equitable" and "justifiable" distribution in Jammu and Kashmir.

Voices for environment protection ebb in economic downturn: IIM

Voices in support of environment protection have ebbed during economic down-turn, according to a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Management here.

Need concerted efforts to make India 'swachh, samarth': President Pranab Mukherjee
Need concerted efforts to make India 'swachh, samarth': President Pranab Mukherjee

Citing Centre's Jan Dhan Yojana and 'Ease of Doing business' initiatives, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said concerted and determined efforts were needed to renew India to realise Gandhiji's dream of "swachh and samarth bharat".

Smriti Irani asks women scientists to play greater role in promoting girl education

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Monday favoured increased participation of DRDO's women scientists in various initiatives taken by her ministry in promoting girl education and bringing a change in rural lives.

Assam BJP leader quits, blames Modi-Shah, corruption

A senior leader of the BJP`s Assam unit and national executive member has quit the party, blaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah and several other reasons for his "disillusionment".

Foundation stone laid for IIM-Visakhapatnam

Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Gambheeram village near this coastal city in Andhra Pradesh.

IIML secures 100 pc summer placement in record 4.5 days

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML) on Wednesday broke its own placement record and registered 100 per cent summer placements in a time of 4.5 days only.

Amritsar to get IIM

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) for Punjab, announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the annual budget, would be set up in Amritsar, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said here Friday.

Gogoi urges PM for early creation of BRVA, IIM

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s intervention for creation of the proposed Brahmaputra River Valley Authority (BRVA) and an IIM in Assam.

Move to set up IITs, IIMs in every state is terrible idea: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah on Monday termed Narendra Modi government`s decision to set up IITs and IIMs in every state a "terrible idea".