Shiv Nadar University

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Name: Shiv Nadar University
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Column: The truth about labour law reforms in India

T his trust is an important element not only for labour-management relations; it is also good for society. If labour is convinced that they will not be at the receiving end of managerial mistakes, their work ethic will improve and, most importantly, they ... [Published rediff.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘Pro-poor schemes do more harm than good’

ing the poor economic policies of the previous Governments, noted sociologist Dipankar Gupta on Monday said the ‘pro-poor schemes’ in the country have done more harm than any good to them. He stressed on the idea of universalistic social policies like ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

India in myriad hues

Photographs by Kaynat Kazi capture the many hues of India mostly through beautiful portraits and mood-shotsKaynat Kazi has been travelling over the past four years to destinations mostly off the traditionally followed routes of the average tourist. During ... [Published Asian Age - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

E-Qual opportunity for students, from Burdwan to Bologna

KOLKATA: Students, good news. Imagine you choose physics honours, and take up 'critical thinking' as a subsidiary paper. After a while, you feel it is indeed your forte. If you put in enough time and effort, you'll be a bona fide critical thinker. Anchored ... [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

For India's rich, a new motto: To have, but not to hold

Along a small secluded stretch off the Yamuna Expressway outside Delhi is a 24-storey apartment block billed as the future of hyper luxury. With one private residence to a floor, each 12,000-square-foot flat is equivalent in area to the main hall of Vigyan ... [Published Times of India - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ashoka varsity tweaks 4-yr course

NEW DELHI: Ashoka University has made it official?it has reworked its four-year undergraduate liberal arts programme, to be launched in August, into a three year one. An email from the vice-chancellor's office to applicants, sent on Saturday morning, ... [Published Times of India - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Time to recognise private universities' role in putting India on the global education map

By Ashish DhawanPrivate universities in India are often treated with suspicion for providing poor quality education and being most focused on making money. While this may be true in some cases, they are playing a significant role in fulfilling our country's ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Prying eyes or protector?

Teenagers' pictures in comic books in the 1980s used to come with a long handle $ an ear-ornament of a telephone, attached to a long wire. Their conversations used to extend even longer $ jokes abound.Today a caricature of a typical teen comes with the ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

3 more universities under UGC scanner for FYUP

Just a few weeks after asking the University of Delhi to roll back its four-year-undergraduate programme, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has put three more universities under its scanner for running four year courses. The UGC had written to Shiv ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Speech failed to reflect job creation focus: Subhashis Gangopadhyay

There are two things that can be safely said about Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. He is brave and he measures allocations in units of Rs 100 crore. The bravado is obvious because in spite of levelling the charge of "fudging the figures" that he laid on ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Honours passed over?

nding no place in an Honours course under the third cut-off list at Delhi University, students are now looking at doing BA Pass in the subjects they wanted an Honours in. According to students, since they are not getting to do Honours because of their ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Engineering colleges offer tuition waivers to earn goodwill

CHENNAI: Strategic philanthropy is catching up in higher education. Institutions, particularly in sectors like engineering where the supply currently overshoots demand, are willing to let their profit margins drop by offering variable tuition fee or waiving ... [Published Times of India - Jun 30 2014]

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...introducing minor variations in patented formulations that delay the entry of cheaper generics. Kerry flagged the issue in the following way: "If [the Modi government] provides strong intellectual property rights, believe me, even more American companies will come to India. They may even race to India."
It is time for an intervention, she noted. "India requires technological intervention to deliver education to huge mass of new learners. Simultaneously, we are living the age of new possibilities of Big Data and Information Revolution. 'Disruptive Innovation' has become the new buzzword in global education. The members of the consortium hope to respond creatively to this crisis possibility" she added
..."Our name is being included everywhere but the UGC didn't write to us," says Kuriakose Mamkoottam of AUD. "We have a three-year undergraduate degree. You get a dual degree if you continue for a fourth year but no-one is admitted into a four-year programme."
...He says, "There has to be a mechanism by which students can complain to their supervisors without fear. But the university should not try and look into their private Web pages. I am for students expressing their opinion freely, whether it's about the Prime Minister or the director or a faculty member."

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Why John Kerry's Great Expectations Won't Be Me... [Published NDTV - 7 hours ago]
Column: The truth about labour law reforms in I... [Published rediff.com - Jul 29 2014]
‘Pro-poor schemes do more harm than good’ [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 28 2014]
Shubhashis Gangopadhyay: Trust in reform [Published Business Standard India - Jul 28 2014]
India in myriad hues [Published Asian Age - Jul 26 2014]
India And Pakistan Must Seize The Moment [Published NDTV - Jul 24 2014]
E-Qual opportunity for students, from Burdwan t... [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
The detached governor [Published Indian Express - Jul 20 2014]
For India's rich, a new motto: To have, but not... [Published Times of India - Jul 20 2014]
Ashoka varsity tweaks 4-yr course [Published Times of India - Jul 19 2014]
Save Track-II from Vaidik [Published Indian Express - Jul 18 2014]
Prying eyes or protector? [Published The Hindu - Jul 13 2014]
Time to recognise private universities' role in... [Published Economic Times - Jul 12 2014]
3 more universities under UGC scanner for FYUP [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 12 2014]
More four-year courses under UGC glare [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 11 2014]
Speech failed to reflect job creation focus: Su... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 10 2014]
Honours passed over? [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 08 2014]
Engineering colleges offer tuition waivers to e... [Published Times of India - Jun 30 2014]
DU BTech cry against one-batch relief [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 30 2014]
Engineering colleges offer tuition waivers [Published Times of India - Jun 29 2014]
Study in Indian universities but get global exp... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jun 29 2014]
Some universities believe 4-year programme is b... [Published Deccan Herald - Jun 29 2014]
DU swallows 3-year pill [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 28 2014]
Shubhashis Gangopadhyay: Helping ourselves [Published Business Standard India - Jun 27 2014]
Five entrepreneurs backed philanthropic organiz... [Published Yourstory.in - Jun 26 2014]
No common cause [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
The Ivy League [Published Businessworld India - Jun 24 2014]
DU row hits where it hurts most [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 24 2014]
UGC-DU clash: Academicians root for 4-year prog... [Published Business Standard India - Jun 23 2014]
DU colleges put off admission process after row... [Published Livemint.com - Jun 23 2014]
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