IIMC deemed university status idea to be studied by new UGC panel

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has set up a panel to study a proposal to grant deemed university status to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC). The IIMC, one of the prestigious journalism schools in the country which functions under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, offers diploma courses […]

‘Super 30’ founder Anand Kumar urges Indian-Americans to make India a world leader in field of knowledge

After making headlines for setting a record of all clearing 30 out of 30 candidates in the IIT JEE Advanced examinations held this year, Super 30 founder Mathematician Anand Kumar recently urged Indian-Americans to contribute to make Indian progress in education. Indian-Americans must contribute more to make India the world […]

Campfire Pigs In A Blanket Take Hot Dogs To A Whole New Level

It’s been a big summer for Delish. We’ve not only broadened our horizons to campfire foods, but we’ve pushed the boundaries as to what those campfire foods actually are. Did you know you could make bacon s’mores, beer cheese dip or cinnamon rolls over a bonfire? It sounds crazy but it’s true. Just like these Campfire […]

Top 20 per cent higher education campuses to have greater autonomy: Prakash Javadekar

Written by Ritika Chopra | New Delhi | Updated: August 19, 2017 10:40 am Javadekar used the words “trust”, “free from government’s clutches” and a “fund and forget” philosophy to underline the policy. (File Photo) The top 20 per cent of higher education institutions in the country deserved more autonomy and the government […]

Mortgage rates drop to lowest since election, but borrowers barely budge

The lowest mortgage interest rates since November did little to encourage people to refinance their home loans or take out a new loan to buy a home. Total mortgage application volume rose just 0.1 percent, seasonally adjusted, last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Volume […]