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  • Ask alumni for help, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar tells educational institutes

    Pune: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar asked educational institutes to utilise their alumni associations for betterment instead of coming to the government “with a bowl seeking help”. The Union Human Resource Development minister was speaking Friday at a function organised here by the Jnana Prabhodini School. “Worldwide, who run educational institutes? It is the former students. Who run universities worldwide? It is the alumni who have excelled in their respective fields,” Javadekar told the gathering.

  • Ram Mandir, Rafale not discussed in BJP’s national executive meeting

    New Delhi: For a party that is boastful of ruling at the Centre for another 55 years, post 2019, the BJP seems to be shy of discussing contentious issues. Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar abruptly ended a press conference, held to brief the media on the national executive, when asked about the Ram Mandir, saying it was not in the resolution, nor discussed.

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    Mumbai: Aaditya Thackeray urges union HRD minister to bring preschools under RTE

    Mumbai: Yuva Sena president Aaditya Thackeray, in a letter addressed to Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Human Resources Development, urged the government to bring pre-primary admissions under the purview of the Right To Education (RTE) act. He also demanded a law to cover pre-primary education which would include minimum quality and safety norms for pre-primary schools. He further stated forced donations and parent interviews (on the basis of economic strata or education)

  • How will JEE, NEET twice a year benefit the students? Details inside

    The recent announcement by the HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar, has ushered in changes, which I believe is a welcome move in easing the situation, and alleviating the pressure currently attached to students of engineering and medical streams. As the opportunity to appear for these highly competitive exams to gain a seat in one of the elite colleges gets doubled, students can now appear twice without wasting a full year. Additionally, the exams are timed in a way that now students can judiciously devote time to both boards and entrance exams and pace their preparations accordingly.

  • Only ‘Letter of Intent’ issued to Jio Institute, says Prakash Javadekar

    New Delhi: Amid continuing criticism over institution of eminence tag for Jio Institute, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said only a “Letter of Intent” has been issued to it. As many as 114 applications were received, including 40 from the private sector, for being considered as Institutions of Eminence.

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    Congress communal, its appeasement politics damaged India: BJP

    New Delhi: The history of partition is testimony to the fact that the Congress’ “appeasement politics” has damaged the country, the BJP said today, intensifying its attack over Rahul Gandhi’s reported remark that the Congress is a “party for Muslims”.

  • JEE main 2019: Change of exam date, eligibility criteria, and other details

    Union government’s most popular exam, JEE (main) and NEET will be held twice a year by National Testing Agency (NTA), said Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar last week. JEE (main) for undergraduate admission for various engineering colleges will be held in January and April.

  • NEET, JEE to be conducted twice a year: Prakash Javadekar

    New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that the national level engineering and medical entrance examinations – Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) – will be held twice a year from next year onwards.

  • CTET will be conducted in 20 languages: Javadekar

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday assured that the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will be conducted in 20 languages, as earlier.

  • National Education Policy by end of 2018: Prakash Javadekar

    New Delhi, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that the much awaited National Education Policy’s “zero draft” is ready and will be implemented by the end of 2018. “The draft of the policy is ready. We are giving it the final shape,” said Javadekar, who was briefing the media over the achievements of his ministry in the last four years. “Bilkul (definitely),” was his reply when a reporter

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    Mumbai: ‘Congress-mukt’ India means a country free of crony politics, says Prakash Javadekar

    Mumbai: Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday took a dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s remark that he is ready to be the prime minister, saying there is no ban on “day-dreaming”. The Congress has lost 20 states and it is in power only in a couple of states now. “If on that basis, Gandhi is thinking of becoming the prime minister, then there is no ban on day-dreams in this country,”

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    Fake voter ID row: BJP leader’s son denies being tenant of the flat

    Bengaluru: Amidst the row over recovery of fake voter IDs from a flat in Raj Rajeshwari Nagar constituency of Karanataka, BJP leader and owner of the flat Manjula Nanjamari’s son rebuffed allegations that he was the tenant of the flat.