Educated youth reduced to ‘tailors’ due to focus on borrowing tech: Murli Manohar Joshi

Murli Manohar Joshi said that IITs and IIMs are not serving the very purpose they were established for. (File photo) NEW DELHI: Educated youth in the country was reduced to “tailors” rather than becoming “textile makers”, senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi said today, adding this was due to greater focus on borrowing of technology Read More

ICRISAT, IIT Bombay launches free online agriculture course

HYDERABAD: The National Virtual Academy for Indian Agriculture will launch an online course on diseases of horticultural crops and their management in collaboration with the International Crops Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. The two month free online course, which begins on November 30 and concludes Read More

Valson Thampu proposes major amendments to St Stephen’s constitution

NEW DELHI: The principal of St Stephen’s College, Valson Thampu, has now proposed amendments to the institution’s 102-year-old constitution including granting power to the principal to take disciplinary action against student or staff irrespective of the governing body’s opinion. In a draft amendment circulated by Thampu to a select college teachers, he has proposed giving Read More