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UGC releases list of 23 fake universities in India

The University Grants Commission has said that there are 23 fake universities in the country, out of which seven are in the national capital.

Date: 22 Mar 2017

Mumbai University gets a School of Economics and Public Policy

State finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar announced in the course of his budget speech, the state government’s intention to support Mumbai University’s effort to scale up its economics department into a ‘Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy’ as the university celebrates its 160th year of ex

Date: 22 Mar 2017

Save the power house of nature: International day of forests

Greater investment in technological innovation and in sustainably managed forests is the key to increasing forests’ role as a major source of renewable energy. I

Date: 21 Mar 2017

On verge of extinction, house sparrows mostly prefer earthen nests: Research

Do you miss the chirping of house sparrows in the cacophony of busy city life? Do you fail to spot sparrow nests in modern urban apartments or miss seeing the mother feeding its younger ones?

Date: 20 Mar 2017

Tributes to Kalpana Chawla on her birth anniversary

On this day in 1962, she was born. The first Indian-born woman to fly in space and only the second Indian person to do so.

Date: 17 Mar 2017

Indian Institutes of Information Technology Public Private Partnership (IIITPPP) Bill 2017 gets appr

IIIT PPP Bill 2017 has been approved by cabinet as Institutions of National Importance.

Date: 16 Mar 2017

China to increase spending on education to reduce rural-urban gap

Beijing to boost spending on education to reduce rural -urban gap.

Date: 14 Mar 2017

Mumbai university to set up campus in US

Mumbai University, one of the oldest of Indian universities is set to make history by setting up a US campus. Spearheaded by the Vice Chancellor Sanjay Deeshmukh the idea is to establish a campus either in Manhattan or within the University of Akron, Ohio to offer newly designed courses.

Date: 13 Mar 2017

Academic warns Hong Kong will lose LGB talent

Local Gender Studies scholar in Hong Kong says his research shows city could face LGBT 'brain drain' if does not update laws.

Date: 11 Mar 2017

National University of Singapore suspends academic for alleged involvement in case of imam's remarks

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has suspended the academic who criticised the person who posted a video of an imam allegedly making remarks about Christians and Jews.

Date: 11 Mar 2017
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