To promote healthy food eating habits among children, a ban has to be imposed on the sale and advertising of food with high fat, sugar and salt in school canteens as well as in the 50-meter area around schools.
Hundreds of students protested outside the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) auditorium today where 'Nishank' along with Vice President Venkaiah Naidu had gone to attend the third convocation ceremony of JNU. The auditorium is around 3 km away from JNU.
The NEP covers elementary to college education and the first was promulgated in 1968 by the government of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi and the second by then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1986
The HRD Ministry has proposed in the final draft of NEP that to eliminate the "high stakes" aspect of board exams, all students will be allowed to take board exams on up to two occasions during any given school year and the examination be made "easier"
In addition to the stipend, a research grant of Rs 2 lakh per year each will be provided for a period of five years to cover their academic contingency expenses and for foreign/national travel expenses.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Speaking about an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that whatever happened at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was inappropriate. He said strict action will be taken against the anti-national elements. He added that if anyone raises anti-India slogans and tries to raise question on nation's unity and integrity, they would not be spared. Union Minister for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Smriti Irani also echoed similar sentiments, saying that academic institutions have the responsibility of following principles and thereby it should be kept in mind that institutions are respected. She added, “Nation can never tolerate any insult to Mother India:”