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Kerala HC stays Khader panel recommendations on higher education reforms UAE announces new education policy for schools, teachers Years of conflict in Iraq hit health services in Basra Business and pleasure – How Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court California to provide healthcare to some undocumented immigrants Policy | Does NEP 2019 address the rot in higher education? Whose health scheme is better? Arvind Kejriwal and Centre spar

Kerala HC stays Khader panel recommendations on higher education reforms

The Kerala High Court on Monday stayed the state government’s order to merge high school and higher secondary directorates as per the Khader committee recommendations.

UAE announces new education policy for schools, teachers

Ministerial Development Council reviews UAE’s policy for educational professionals. Ministerial Development Council presided over by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and

Years of conflict in Iraq hit health services in Basra

Iraq’s vast oil wealth once paid for some of the best health services in the Middle East. But decades of conflict and political unrest have

Business and pleasure – How Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets

Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were

Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing

It is well-accepted that getting outside is good for both physical and mental health. But now scientists have figured out that we should be spending a

Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court

LUSAKA: Vedanta Resources on Tuesday plans to challenge the appointment of a provisional liquidator and the intended winding up of its Zambian business without the chance to

California to provide healthcare to some undocumented immigrants

California is set to become the first US state to extend healthcare benefits to some low-income, undocumented immigrants. Democrats in the state legislature on Sunday agreed to

Policy | Does NEP 2019 address the rot in higher education?

At 484 pages, the National Education Policy 2019 (NEP) is not only the longest policy draft by any government, it is also repetitive, didactic and verbose. Much

Whose health scheme is better? Arvind Kejriwal and Centre spar

Harsh Vardhan had this week written to the chief ministers of Delhi, Bengal, Odisha and Telangana, asking them to join the Jan Aarogya Yojana, a

PSUs spent over Rs 2400 crore in CSR in 2014-15

PSUs spent over Rs 2400 crore in CSR in 2014-15

  116 central public sector enterprises have spent an amount of Rs 2447.59 crore on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in 2014-15 and no complaint has been received on misuse of these funds, government said today. Heavy Industries and Public [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
ECB cuts rates, expands asset-buying programme to boost economy

ECB cuts rates, expands asset-buying programme to boost economy

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank delved deep into its remaining arsenal of stimulus options on Thursday, cutting all three of its interest rates and expanding asset-buying to boost the economy and prevent ultra-low inflation becoming entrenched. In moves that initially [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Pradhan

83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Pradhan

Stressing that the government was committed towards reforming the subsidy structure, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that 83 lakh people had voluntarily given up their LPG subsidy so far. Answering a question about whether the government would accept [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
London universities in Qatar partnership drive

London universities in Qatar partnership drive

The exhibition, by the London Universities International Partnership (LUIP) and backed by the £2m GREAT UK Challenge Fund, part of the UK Government’s GREAT Britain Campaign, explored the role of knowledge and skills in the development of ‘Smart Cities’, in [...]

March 10, 2016 Education
Michael Horn, VW’s US president, resigns ‘effective immediately’

Michael Horn, VW’s US president, resigns ‘effective immediately’

The head of Volkswagen in the US resigned “effective immediately” on Wednesday night as the company struggles to agree on a settlement with the US government over its emissions cheating scandal. Michael Horn, who had served as VW’s US president [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
Domestic car sales tumble 4.21 pc in February

Domestic car sales tumble 4.21 pc in February

Domestic passenger car sales declined 4.21 per cent to 1,64,469 units in February, from 1,71,703 units in the same month last year. Motorcycle sales last month jumped 11.05 per cent to 8,59,624 units, from 7,74,122 a year earlier, according to [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
No 10 concedes Sunday trading defeat after Commons rebellion

No 10 concedes Sunday trading defeat after Commons rebellion

No 10 has conceded that its plans to relax Sunday trading laws are dead in the water, after David Cameron suffered his biggest Commons defeat since the election at the hands of his own Conservative MPs. The government’s attempt to [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
Sensex falls 150 points, Nifty below 7,450 ahead of ECB rate decision; Infosys top loser

Sensex falls 150 points, Nifty below 7,450 ahead of ECB rate decision; Infosys top loser

Snapping the six-session long gaining spree, the S&P BSE Sensex was trading over 150 points lower, while broader CNX Nifty was ruling below its key 7,450-mark. The headline indices traded flat even as Asian stocks edged up after New Zealand [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
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