Indian economy to see 9.5 per cent growth this fiscal: Former chief economic adviser

Eminent economist and former chief economic adviser Arvind Virmani said India's GDP growth is now positive, but job growth is lagging.

published on : 11th January 2022

Kerala man, daughter present PhD open defence on same day

In a rare feat, a father-daughter duo appeared for their PhD open defence at the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) on the same day. 

published on : 24th December 2021

Periyar University sends convocation invites to PhD scholars

A university professor confirmed that the university changed its decision and sent invites to PhD students on Friday.

published on : 4th December 2021

AMU scholar claims his PhD degree was revoked for praising PM Modi, varsity denies charges

By mistake, the scholar was given PhD degree in linguistics. He will be awarded Ph.D in Language of Advertising & Marketing, the varsity said.

published on : 1st December 2021

PHDCCI welcomes government decision to repeal farm laws, hails panel to address farmers' issues

Pradeep Multani, president of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said it appreciates the decision to withdraw three farm laws by the prime minister.

published on : 19th November 2021

PhD for Assistant Professor’s job may go for good as Centre takes u-turn on the matter

In August, the University Grants Commission had put on hold the implementation of guidelines released three years ago, which proposed making PhD mandatory for hiring assistant professors.

published on : 17th November 2021

Asst regional passport officer gets PhD in Law

An Assistant Passport Officer attached to the Regional Passport Office in Vijayawada was awarded a PhD degree in Law by the Sri Venkateswara University here on Tuesday. 

published on : 10th November 2021

Haryana local jobs quota: India Inc calls for re-look, says it will lead to companies moving out

Industry bodies argued that reservation hurts competitiveness and said the state government can give a 25 per cent subsidy to the industry as an incentive for each local hired.

published on : 6th November 2021

French University confers Harbhajan Singh with honorary PhD in Sports

Harbhajan couldn't attend the ceremony in person as he is currently in a bio-secure environment as part of Kolkata Knight Riders' campaign in the IPL.

published on : 8th October 2021

IISc PhD student ends life in hostel room

A 23-year-old PhD student at the Indian Institute of Science ended his life by consuming some chemical in his room on Sunday.

published on : 14th September 2021

Proposal making PhD must for fresh university teachers put off citing COVID-19 pandemic

As of now, for direct recruitment in universities, PhD is not mandatory and one can get recruited in several universities after a master’s degree and clearing the National Eligibility Test. 

published on : 13th August 2021

Bring petroleum products in ambit of GST soon: PHDCCI

PHDCCI president Sanjay Aggarwal said that the WPI-based inflation has been in a double-digit growth trajectory for the past three months, stoked by high prices of fuel and power.

published on : 1st August 2021

HC asks JNU to respond to plea to reconsider allocation of all Ph.D seats to JRF category candidates

Advocate Ashok Agarwal, representing the petitioner, said he was only seeking a fair allocation of seats to non-JRF category candidates.

published on : 16th July 2021

67-year-old woman from Gujarat's Vadodara earns PhD, fulfills dream

Married at the age of 20, Usha Lodaya, said she was helped by her daughter-in-law in achieving this feat.

published on : 25th June 2021

PHDCCI calls for stimulus package to support economy

“The industry body has recommended a substantial stimulus package to support the economy, trade, and industry in this extremely difficult time,” the chamber said in a statement.

published on : 7th May 2021
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