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Union Budget expectations 2019: Education should be made affordable, say experts

"It’s not so much of a budgetary problem. It’s more of an implementation problem. And that’s something that requires more granular attention," says Pradeep Mehta, Secretary General of CUTS Internation

Published on 30th January 2019
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Is there a will to skill India? The hits and misses of the past two Union Budgets

Over the years, education has grown in significance within the ambit of the Union Budget and its components. Here is a brief look at the programmes that have been introduced and how they've well done

Published on 30th January 2019
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Digital education ought to get a solid push this year: Vikas Singh, MD, Pearson India on Budget 2019

"Thanks to high internet penetration in the last two years, not just in the urban landscape but also in rural areas, digital technologies are gaining popularity across sectors," says Vikas Singh

Published on 30th January 2019
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Budget expectations 2019: Skill development may be the big focus in the Union Budget

"Since they have started to assess the results of the education and skill-based programmes they introduced in the last quarter, they will feel the need to up their game," says D Dhanuraj

Published on 30th January 2019
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Thoppur AIIMS four years late

It has been more than fours years since the announcement of the premier healthcare facility in the State was made. It will be built within 45 months at an allocated budget of Rs 1,264 crores

Published on 28th January 2019
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Bengaluru government schools to ban film screenings after complaints of students being forced to pay for shows

Producers of small budget films also approached the school asking for their film to be screened and collected half tickets for the same

Published on 9th January 2019
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Why JNU's idea of stopping 7000 students from carrying their own books into the library is laughable 

The JNUSU has been protesting for a month now over the library budget cut and banning outside books. We explore the comedy of the situation
 

Published on 14th December 2018
WanderTrust Surprise Travel Destination

This one-of-a-kind Mumbai-based travel company doesn’t reveal your destination until the day of departure

When you travel with WanderTrust, just give them your travel dates, budget, fill out a few forms and state your travel preferences, and you're good to go

Published on 4th December 2018
Paras Sharma Psychologist

Paras Sharma's podcast 'The Alternative Story' is breaking the stigma around mental health in India

The Alternative Story is a DIY-style podcast as there’s no production budget, formal scripting or editing and it is available on Soundcloud

Published on 4th October 2018
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Private schools in Hyderabad may make 'no dues' certificate compulsory

Nearly half of 'budget schools' in city are pushed into loss by parents who willfully default on paying fees. In a bid to curb such cheating,  private schools will make No Dues Certificate mandatory

Published on 9th April 2018
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From Auroville to Amma Canteens, how Chandana Rao travelled across TN with just 2k rupees

Want some travel inspiration? Meet this 26-year-old Bengalurean who nails budget travelling like no one else. Here are a few tricks that even you can learn

Published on 19th March 2018
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We need more public schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya in every village: Prof Anita Rampal

From recent budget allocation to effective implementation of the RTE Act, Anita Rampal believes that there is more the government needs to do to strengthen the country's public education system

Published on 21st February 2018
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Chidambaram's Take: Ten points that show you everything that is wrong with the Union budget

Former Finance Minister and Rajya Sabha MP is extremely sceptical of the lastest budget. Find out why. 

Published on 11th February 2018
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9 things Indian students can cheer about in #UnionBudget2018 

The government's initiative to set up Planning and Architectural Schools in IITs and NITs is the highlight of this year's budget

Published on 1st February 2018

Do you understand the word 'Budget' and the different ways in which it is used?

Budget is a word which we use constantly, but are we really aware of all the collocations?

Published on 28th February 2017

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