The 24 percent hike in the outlay for education announced in the union budget will not help the sector because what is needed is a change in mindset, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday. “A 24 percent budget hike will not help the education sector. It is not just money allocation that we [...] Continue reading Budget hike won’t help education sector: Sibal
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Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said India”s corporate sector is poised to become the Indian economy”s main engine of growth. Addressing at the inaugural session of the India Corporate Week here, Dr. Singh said: “India”s corporate sector is poised to become the main engine of growth for the Indian economy. The responsibility it [...] Continue reading Corporate sector poised to become engine of economy growth: PM
Information Technology (IT) giant Infosys chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy on Friday reiterated his call for promoting professionalism and ethics in the competitive and complex IT sector. He was speaking at a round table conference organized by Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Murthy, termed the need of professionalism and work ethics in the IT sector [...] Continue reading Infosys mentor calls for IT sector professionalism, ethics in Bangalore
The World Bank (WB) has approved a $129.2-million aid to Nepal to support the delivery of essential heath services to the poor.
The Second Heath, Nutrition and Population and HIV/AIDS Project approved by the World Bank Wednesday will support the Nepal Health Sector Programme II, the Nepal government’s five year programme (2010-2015), a statement issued by [...] Continue reading World Bank pledges $129.2 mn for Nepal’s health sector
The government will specify by May 15 a separate set of regulations for disposal of e-waste, parliament was informed Monday.
“Disposal of e-waste is becoming an increasingly important challenge for the government. Therefore, there is a need to take more precautionary measures. We will have a separate set of rules for this by May 15,” Minister [...] Continue reading Separate rules for e-waste disposal by May 15: Ramesh