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CBSE hikes Class 10, 12 exam fees after 5 years

For general category it has been doubled to Rs 1,500 for five subjects. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has increased the fees of Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations by up to Rs 1,150, the first hike in the last five years, according to board...
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After 57 years of technology focus, IIT-Delhi set for a makeover

IIT Delhi campus. Photo: HT New Delhi: After nearly six decades of technology focus, the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT-D) is set for a makeover – it will become a comprehensive multidisciplinary university. Medical science, bio medical studies, public policy, design thinking, sustainability studies, executive education and...
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UK science centre names scholarship after Indian botanist

The Janaki Ammal scholarship will be awarded to post-graduate research applicants who wish to study plant and microbial sciences. One of Britain’s leading centres for research and training in plant and microbial science has launched a new scholarship for post-graduate students from developing countries in honour of a botanist who...
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Here’s how women can resume career after a break

When Vinutha Menon decided to take a break from work to have her baby, she vowed to be back soon. But she didn’t realise how overwhelming motherhood could be. Although she had every intention to get back to work, before she could do so, she got pregnant with...
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