Saturday, 16 Feb 2019

Delhi HC rejects publishers’ plea against photocopying of books

Delhi High Court said the action of making a master photocopy of relevant portions of the books of these publishers “does not constitute infringement of copyright under the Copyright Act”. In a decision which would help students, Delhi High Court today rejected a plea of some foreign publishing houses against the sale of photocopies of […]

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HRD minister convenes meeting of IIM Directors next week

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. (File Photo) Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has called a meeting of IIM Directors next week to review the working of the premier management institutes. Javadekar told reporters on Friday that the chairmen and directors of the IIMs will gather at Indian Institute of Management(IIM), Shillong on September 20 for […]

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Delhi University students hail HC copyright judgment

Delhi University Delhi University (DU) students Friday hailed the Delhi High Court judgment which dismissed a case of copyright infringement against a photocopy shop in the North Campus by publishers. The Association of Students’ for Equitable Access to Knowledge (ASEAK) termed it a “rare and incredible order”. Formed in 2012 as a response to the […]

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SC stays HC order to halt directives of Centre, Maharashtra

The Supreme Court Friday stayed the Bombay High Court order which had halted the directive by Centre and the Maharashtra government to hold combined counselling of students for admission to MBBS and dental courses in accordance with the merit list of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). “Prima facie, we are of the view that the High […]

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Environment studies in schools

The court order stated: “We accept on principle that through the medium of education awareness of the environment and its problems related to pollution should be taught as a compulsory subject.” (representative image; source: PTI) Seeking implementation of its directive to make environment education a compulsory subject in school curricula across the country, the Supreme […]

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UPSC prelims exam 2016

UPSC had conducted the Civil Services (preliminary) examination on August, 7, 2016. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Civil Services (preliminary) examination result on September 16, 2016. The candidates can check the result on the official website – upsc.gov.in UPSC had conducted the Civil Services (preliminary) examination on August, 7, 2016. The examination […]

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HC notice on plea over admission denial by medical college

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday issued notice on a petition filed by students who have been allegedly denied admission by a medical college. A division bench of the court comprising Justices Dharam Chand Chaudhary and Chander Bhusan Barowalia also directed the respondents– the state government, Union Health Secretary, Maharshi Markendeshwar Medical College (MMMC), Kumarhatti (Solan) […]

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Schools asked to make Divyang-friendly facilities

The Centre will make a slew of provisions for Divyang students in the upcoming education policy and has already asked schools to provide adequate facilities to them, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said today. “We will make a lot of provisions for Divyang students across the country in our upcoming new education policy. We have asked […]

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