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Prashant Bhushan takes dig at Smriti Irani, says 'Will HRD be renamed Hindu Rashtra Development Ministry?'

Prashant Bhushan takes dig at Smriti Irani, says 'Will HRD be renamed Hindu Rashtra Development Ministry?'

Activist lawyer and Swaraj Abhiyan leader Prashant Bhushan on Thursday took jibe at HRD Minister Smriti Irani over asking IITs to teach Sanskrit to students.

Giriraj Singh at it again, says '9 out of 10 beef eaters are IITians'

Giriraj Singh at it again, says '9 out of 10 beef eaters are IITians'

BJP's motormouth leader Giriraj Singh's another controversial remark made at yesterday's event has stirred up a storm on social media.

'Acche din' for SC/ST, Dalit, physically challenged; Smriti Irani promises 100% fee waiver at IITs

'Acche din' for SC/ST, Dalit, physically challenged; Smriti Irani promises 100% fee waiver at IITs

An IIT panel last month approved a proposal for a three-fold hike in annual fees of IITs from the present Rs 90,000.

From 90k to 3 lakh, panel approves three-fold hike in IIT annual fees

From 90k to 3 lakh, panel approves three-fold hike in IIT annual fees

A proposal for a three-fold hike in annual fees of IITs from the present Rs 90,000 was today approved by an IIT panel though a final decision would require the nod of HRD Minister Smriti Irani.

Good news for foreign students! IITs to hold entrance test in eight countries

Good news for foreign students! IITs to hold entrance test in eight countries

The aim behind holding the entrance test in eight countries is also to attract more international talent for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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- PM Modi to launch Start Up India Stand Up India plan today.
- Congress at back foot after Hansraj Bharadwaj's statement.

President Pranab Mukherjee stresses on imparting of quality education

President Pranab Mukherjee stresses on imparting of quality education

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday stressed on imparting of quality education and promotion of skill development as he called for drawing inspiration from the ancient era when India was home to renowned higher- learning institutes that attracted foreign scholars.

IITians are selfish, have no genuine love for India, says Markandey Katju

IITians are selfish, have no genuine love for India, says Markandey Katju

Known for speaking his mind, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju now seemingly has a take on the mind-set of students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

Hurray for IITians, recruiters offer plum salary package on day one of placement

Hurray for IITians, recruiters offer plum salary package on day one of placement

IITians have a reason to go jubilant as international recruiters have offered them handsome salary packages on day one of placement.

Ratan Tata to inaugurate T-Hub today

T-Hub is touted as the country's largest technology incubator.

Sanskrit Sansthan to be 'institution of national importance'

The Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan here, a deemed university that promotes Sanskrit, is proposed to be upgraded into an 'institution of national importance' on the lines of the premier IITs and AIIMS.

Irani asks IITians to utilise 'Start Up & Stand Up' scheme

Irani asks IITians to utilise 'Start Up & Stand Up' scheme

 Exhorting IITians to take advantage of the "Start Up India, Stand Up India" scheme, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said qualified engineers need to take up entrepreneurship on the basis of innovative ideas acquired in the premier institute.

Central institutions to come up in AP with Rs 3,030-crore push

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said the government proposes to invest over Rs 3,030 crore in Andhra Pradesh by setting up several Central institutions, including IIT and IIM.

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.

DNA: Analysis of two BSF jawans martyred in Udhampur attack

Rocky, 25, and constable Shubenbdu Rai were killed in the ambush on the convoy on Jammu-Srinagar national highway saving the lives of 44 unarmed personnel.

DNA: Analysis of Sushma Swaraj's statement on Lalit Modi case

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj once again on Thursday pleaded innocence in the Lalit Modi controversy and reiterated in the Lok Sabha that she had never recommended to the British government that travel documents be granted to the former IPL chief.

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HRD Min has urged IITs, NITs to refund acceptance fee: Irani

 In a major relief for students, IITs and NITs may refund the acceptance fee after deducting minimal processing charges in case a student does not get admission in a preferred course, government said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Over 4,400 students dropout of IITs, NITs in three years

Over 4,400 students dropout of IITs, NITs in three years

 Over 4,400 students dropped out of IITs and NITs in the last three years due to various reasons including "academic stress", the government said on Wednesday and assured that corrective actions have been initiated.

Kerala's first IIT starts functioning at Palakkad

Scripting a new chapter in the higher education sector in Kerala, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) started functioning from a temporary campus here on Monday.