Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: TISS

IISc, TIFR, TISS, TMC, NCPA – J.N. Tata’s ‘famed five’ are India’s crown jewels

From C.V. Raman to Vikram Sarabhai, these institutions have produced leaders who have repeatedly proved India's calibre on the global stage.

Letters show ‘links between activists and Maoists’, say Maharashtra Police

The letters, however, do not seem to mention the full names of the activists and use only first names or abbreviations.

Bihar NGOs running shelter homes allege harassment by govt after ‘mass rape’ case

While some have already pulled out, a few are on the verge of quitting; say govt response has been ‘vindictive’ since the incident came to light.  

Supreme Court takes up ‘mass rape’ in Bihar shelter home after letter from activist

Court directs TISS to submit a copy of its audit report that unearthed sexual exploitation of 34 girls in a state-run shelter.

Protesting students win as TISS panel tells govt to revert to old scholarship model

The panel also wants higher government funding, increase in post-matric scholarships to match fee structure at TISS, among others.

Tata Trusts accused of favouring Harvard over ‘under-privileged’ Indian universities

Tata Trusts defends $50 million donation, says no laws violated. Establishment of Tata Hall at Harvard will help more Indians study there, it says.

Amid protests by students, Modi govt to set up panel to assess financial health of TISS

In February, TISS announced the withdrawal of financial aid to SC and ST students, leading to a massive students’ agitation against the move.

Fee waiver protest at India’s top social sciences college TISS becomes Left vs BJP battle

Protests are being held on TISS campuses across India against cancellation of hostel and dining hall fees for students from marginalized communities.

Young, ambitious, and patriarchal

Contrary to commonplace liberal assumptions, young Indians cling to traditional notions when it comes to gender equality, finds a recent survey. But that is not surprising as India is still in the grip of patriarchy, experts say. SANYA DHINGRA

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.