Category: EDUCATION

Insights into Issues: Regulation in Higher Education

      Insights into Issues: Regulation in Higher Education Archives   Regulation in Higher Education Background Post War Development of Education Report (1944) recommended creation of UGC. It was thus formed in 1945 but was shortlived Post Independence, University Education Commission under Dr S Radhakrishnan recommended creation of UGC. UGC was created in 1953 and granted statutory status in...

Cyber Security and Related Issues: Comprehensive Coverage

Structure Introduction Types of Security Threats Conventional cyber crimes Cyber warfare and its examples Cyber terrorism Cyber terror: Some Example Why we need to regulate Cyber space Tool to protect against Cyber Threats Cyber Laws in India Ongoing efforts in India Stakeholder Agencies in India Intergovernmental organizations and Initiatives Conclusion Introduction Cyberspace is such a term, which is not yet...

Knowledge Is Power – A Guide To UPSC Exam Preparation By Divya S Iyer, IAS

. ‘Take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off… And start all over again’ – Frank Sinatra That’s what I told myself when I applied for a year of extraordinary leave from my hectic training schedule of the Indian Revenue Service at the National Academy of Customs, Excise & Narcotics. ‘They don’t call the period extraordinary for nothing…I got to...

Insights Weekend Discussions – 27 July 2014

Welcome to the Fourteenth Edition of Insights Weekend Discussions. You can access details of previous discussions here. The Topic “Continuing Communal Riots in India Are the Result of Both History and Contemporary Politics.” India’s Home Ministry reveals that more than 2,500 people were killed in incidents of communal clashes in the country since 2002. There were 8,500 incidents of communal clashes in the past decade, mostly between...

ETHICS and INTEGRITY – Answer Writing Challenge, 26 July 2014

ARCHIVES 26 July 2014 Your husband is watching a news report on rape along with your 8 year old daughter. The report is airing graphic pictures of rape and murder scenes. Your father-in-law who is also watching the report comments that your daughter is not safe on the streets and she should be taught how to dress from now itself...