Demon unleashed by demonetisation: Mental illness

Sometime in mid-November last year, 55-year-old policeman Jay Kumar began feeling extremely low and fearful.

19 Aug 2018

Expect modest healthcare plan 'Ayushman Bharat' rollout on Independence day

Ayushman Bharat scheme to cater to less than 80 districts in 11 states for now.

14 Aug 2018

Juvenile convict in 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case untraceable: WCD Ministry

Sources added that there were reports in 2016 that the juvenile convict had changed his name and was working in a roadside eatery away from Delhi with help of an NGO. 

10 Jul 2018

IIT Kanpur orders probe into alleged JEE Advanced result leak

The Mohali-Panchkula edition of a Hindi newspaper, printed on Saturday evening, carried a report that said Goyal, who scored 337 out of 360 marks, held the first rank.

11 Jun 2018

Health costs make Indians financially sick, finds disease-specific report

According to a WHO-World Bank report released last year, India accounts for about half of the estimated 100 million people pushed into poverty worldwide every year due to out-of-pocket expenses.

21 May 2018

New MBBS syllabus moves practicals to first year

The new module, Competency-based Integrated Curriculum for Under Graduate Medical Education, will be implemented from 2019-20.

17 May 2018

Worried about consequences of the Jinnah portrait at AMU, rather than the portrait itself: Union HRD ministry

The Union human resources development ministry has urged the Aligarh Muslim University to follow the “protocol on display of portraits” but has left it to the University to decide.

08 May 2018

Scientist soldiers on with his 46-year ‘dream’ for a birth-control vaccine

Gursaran Pran Talwar's 46-year struggle to introduce his “dream” birth-control vaccine in India is about to pay off as clinical trials to test its safety and efficacy are set to begin.

29 Apr 2018

Norms for cord blood banking soon

The trend of preserving a newborn baby’s umbilical cord for possible therapeutic use in future is catching up among new-age parents.

22 Apr 2018

Government ordinance on death for child rapists despite a negative recommendation by Verma committee

A committee under Justice Verma, former Chief Justice of India was also constituted to amend criminal laws pertaining to sexual offenses.

21 Apr 2018

Sacking of CBSE chairperson won’t solve the problem: School Education secretary Anil Swarup

Looking back at the CBSE paper leak controversy, school education secretary Anil Swarup tells Sumi Sukanya Dutta that rather than boot out the chairperson, she should be given a chance to fix loophole

15 Apr 2018

Kathua rape and murder: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi calls for death penalty in child rape cases, says will amend POCSO act

Maneka Gandhi has declared that the Women and Child Development ministry intends to amend the POCSO Act, making provision for death penalty in child rape cases.

13 Apr 2018

No re-examination for CBSE Class 10 maths paper: HRD ministry

Keeping in mind the paramount interest of students, the Board has taken the decision to not hold the re-examination of Class X Maths paper even in Delhi NCR and Haryana, the board clarified.

04 Apr 2018

CBSE question paper leak: Centre blinks, puts Maths paper re-exam on hold

Fresh Class X examination, if any, only in Haryana, Delhi; Class XII Eco retest across India on April 25

31 Mar 2018

CBSE leakgate: Two other Class 12 papers could have been leaked too, say officials

Top functionaries of the HRD ministry and the Board yesterday conceded that question papers of Class XII Biology and Accountancy could have been leaked as well.

30 Mar 2018