Take strict action against illegal distance study centres, HC tells state

The Gujarat High Court (HC) on Tuesday directed the state to strike down upon distance study centres that are being run without requisite permission from the state or local universities. The high court was of the opinion that it is the state’s responsibility to protect the interest of the students. The second division bench of justice MR Shah and justice BN Karia were hearing an appeal moved in 2016 by 12 aspiring candidates for the post of Vidhya Sahayaks. The qualification of the candidates, who had completed their MSc degree…

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Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

Prime Minister Theresa May is to unveil a new, more interventionist, industrial strategy on Monday, designed to boost the post-Brexit UK economy. The government will be “stepping up to a new, active role”, Mrs May said. She will launch the new strategy at her first regional cabinet meeting, to be held in the north-west of England. Broadband, transport and energy are highlighted in a bid to “align central government infrastructure investment with local growth priorities”. The 10-point plan involves: Investing in science, research and innovation Developing skills Upgrading infrastructure Supporting…

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Thousands Take Action, Demand Free Education Now!

OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ – Thousands of students and supporters are taking part in rallies and actions in cities across the country as part of the Canadian Federation of Students’ campaign for free education. “Today students are taking action because we know that education is a right,” said Bilan Arte, national chairperson of the Canadian Federation of Students, “We have a vision of post-secondary education where our colleges and universities are fully funded, where all campus workers are paid fairly, and where students can focus on learning without the…

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