Telangana govt make Telugu compulsory for classes I to XII

The Telangana government has decided to make Telugu a compulsory subject in both public and private institutions in the state from Class I to XII. In another major decision, the state government has decided that all the public and private establishments and institutions in Telangana should display their organisation’s names […]

Students completing MBBS in Haryana to serve for two years in govt hospitals

Chandigarh Students completing MBBS studies from government medical colleges in Haryana will now have to put in compulsory service for two years at state-run hospitals. Health minister Anil Vij has said this will help minimise shortage of doctors in the state. He was presiding over a meeting of the Haryana Medical […]

No concessions for Apple, but govt to review mobile manufacturing policy to boost the sector

NEW DELHI: The government won’t offer any special concessions to Apple but is reviewing its entire policy on mobile phone manufacturing as part of an effort to promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative, officials said. This could meet some of the demands that Apple has made apart from benefitting other […]

Digital transaction at govt agencies rises five times in two years: Official

are around 700 million debit cards out of which only 50 million cards are used for purchases in India. Around 400-500 million cards are used to only withdraw cash. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: Digital transaction figures at government agencies have gone up by almost five times in the last […]

Govt may allow foreign universities to set up campuses in SEZs

Opening the door to foreign universities will address the shortage of quality higher-education institutions, help draw students from other Asian nations, and reduce need for local students to study abroad. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: The commerce and human resource development (HRD) ministries are in talks to allow foreign universities to […]