The Ministry of Human Resource Development plans to launch an ambitious ₹1.5 lakh crore action plan to improve the quality and accessibility of higher education over the next five years.
Stating that just putting in place laws was not enough, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson Justice (retired) H.L. Dattu has said the government needs to tell what it has done to end manual scavenging.
Bihar registered the maximum None of The Above (NOTA) votes of about 8 lakh, with the highest share of 5.04% reported from the Gopalganj constituency, according to the Election Commission.
President Donald Trump has announced that some 1,500 additional U.S. troops would be deployed to West Asia against a backdrop of soaring tensions with Iran.
As part of its attempts to streamline the regulations to encourage foreign inflows in the Indian market, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has proposed fast track on-boarding procedure for such investors, apart from a simplified registration process.
The Reserve Bank of India has said it would inject Rs. 15,000 crore into the financial system next month through purchase of government bonds via the auction route.
An app would help the Railways for the survey of passengers in unreserved coaches of passenger, mail and express trains, held twice a year in May and November, and the compilation of the census data, done in three to four months.
Bangladesh-based terror outfit — the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) — was banned by the Centre under the anti-terror law UAPA.