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  • DUTA

    DUTA protests UGC move to categorise varsities based on NAAC, NIRF rankings

    Members of the Delhi University Teachers Association on Monday took out a candlelight march in protest against the UGC's move to grant autonomy to varsities based on National Institutional Ranking Framework rankings and NAAC score. "Autonomy to offer self-financing courses, establishing self-financing centers and freedom to increase fees can only be seen as a push towards commercialisation by the government," said DUTA president Nandita Narain. Burden of sustaining central and state universities is being shifted to students and parents, she added. Demand

    Cities | June 13, 2017
  • Government, Civil Aviation Ministry

    Govt plans analytics tool for airfare trends

    The government plans to have an analytics tool that will provide future airfare trends in a transparent manner for passengers. The proposal is part of the Civil Aviation Ministry's efforts to ensure paperless and seamless air travel for the Indian aviation market, which is projected to be the world's third largest by 2022. The ambitious 'DigiYatra' initiative —whose initial contours were unveiled on 8 June—seeks to provide airline travellers a "digitally unified flying experience" across all stages of

    Business | June 9, 2017
  • flight

    Government plans analytics tool for airfare trends

    The government plans to have an analytics tool that will provide future airfare trends in a transparent manner for passengers. The proposal is part of the Civil Aviation Ministry's efforts to ensure paperless and seamless air travel for the Indian aviation market, which is projected to be the world's third largest by 2022. The ambitious 'DigiYatra' initiative -- whose initial contours were unveiled today -- seeks to provide airline travellers a "digitally unified flying experience" across all stages

    India | June 9, 2017
  • PhD admissions

    No top NIRF ranking, NAAC score? PhD admissions to get tougher

    If a university or higher educational institution does not figure among the top 50 in the national ranking or has a poor NAAC grading, admissions in PhD courses offered by it may get tougher as UGC has proposed making NET mandatory for the same. According to the new draft regulations by University Grants Commission (UGC), institutions which come under "Category III", would enroll only those candidates who have qualified the NET or SLET or SET examinations for their PhD

    Books & Education | June 7, 2017
  • India vs Pakistan, Irfan Pathan, ICC Champions Trophy, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni

    India will rise with flying colours against Pakistan: Irfan Pathan

    Arch-rivals India and Pakistan are gearing up for the clash of the millennium, the most-talked group stage match of the ICC Champions Trophy to be held at Birmingham on Sunday. Ahead of the intense clash, veteran India pacer Irfan Pathan has put his bet on Team India, keeping in view their inevitable bowling lineup. “I am pretty confident that India will go in as the favourites and come out with flying colours,” Pathan said as quoted by IANS. Head-to-head, Pakistan hold a 2-1

    Sports | May 31, 2017
  • Gujarat Lions, Irfan Pathan, Dwyane Bravo, IPL 2017, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI

    IPL 2017: 'Irfan Pathan will deliver goods for Gujarat Lions'

    Gujarat Lions have given a lifeline to the struggling career of Irfan Pathan and team Chief Executive Arvinder Singh said he has high hopes on the 'veteran' all-rounder to deliver the goods in the IPL. League stage toppers in their debut season last year, Gujarat Lions found their team balance go wrong this time after injury pull-out to West Indies all-rounder Dwyane Bravo and they made a surprise call by bringing in Irfan. “Irfan is a quality all-rounder perfectly fitting into our

    Sports | April 27, 2017
  • IIT-Kharagpur

    3 IIT business schools feature in top 10 NIRF Management ranking

    Business schools of three IITs - Kharagpur, Delhi and Roorkee - have featured in the top 10 list of NIRF Management ranking this year. The ranking was made from a total number of 542 business schools who submitted data for the rank, an IIT-Kharagpur release said on Wednesday. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is approved by the MHRD. IIT Kharagpur's Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) was ranked seventh, while the management schools of IIT Delhi and IIT Roorkee were ranked sixth

    Books & Education | April 26, 2017
  • airfares

    Delhi HC seeks govt's reply on plea seeking capping of airfares

    High Court has sought the government's reply on a plea seeking capping of airfares across the country so that flyers are not fleeced by airlines. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra issued notice to the Civil Aviation Ministry and sought their response after it was informed that the government has failed to comply with its earlier direction asking them to decide the issue. The court fixed the matter for further consideration on September 15. The counsel for

    Cities | April 23, 2017
  • Mohammad Irfan

    PSL spot-fixing: Pakistan's Mohammad Irfan suspended for one year

    Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan was on Wednesday slapped with a one-year ban and fined USD 1,000 after he admitted to have failed in reporting a spot-fixing approach by bookmakers during the Pakistan Super League. “You are aware that on March 14th the board called in and suspended me on the basis of two allegations, out of which I accept that it was my fault that I failed to let the board know when bookies approached me,” Irfan said in a statement. “PCB's

    Sports | March 29, 2017
  • KT Irfan (R)

    KT Irfan wins bronze at Asian 20km Race Walk Championships

    National record holder KT Irfan clocked an impressive timing to win a bronze in the 20km men's event in the Asian Race Walk Championships here on Sunday. Irfan finished the race in 1 hour 20 minutes and 59 seconds, a tad slower than his national record timing of 1:20.21 which he set while finishing 10th in the 2012 London Olympics. Korea's Kim Hyun-Sub took the gold in 1:19:50 while Georgiy Sheiko of Kazakhstan bagged the silver in 1:20:47. 27-year-old Irfan had won the

    Sports | March 19, 2017