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Efforts underway to get IIMC international tag

Decks have been cleared for the upgradation of Indian Institute of Mass Communication into an international university. The proposal for the upgradation of the institute, put forth by the Union information and broadcasting ministry, has been cleared by the Expenditure Finance Committee at a meeting held recently.

‘Make national litigation policy a success’

With the state being the biggest litigant, the government has now decided to put a check on the tendency to go to court on frivolous accounts. For this purpose Union law and justice minister M. Veerappa Moily has written to all fellow ministers in the Union government and various department heads to make the National Litigation Policy a success. As part of the attempt to put a stop to unwarranted litigation the minister has suggested them the appointment of nodal officers in their ministries and

Media centre to be ready before time

Despite several Commonwealth Games projects facing criticism for slow pace of work and doubts over meeting deadlines, the media centre for the broadcast and coverage of the Commonwealth Games is scheduled to be completed before time.

HRD ministry likely to oppose 2-tier IIT exams

The Union human resources development ministry is likely to oppose the recent recommendation of the directors of the Indian Institutes of Technology of a two-tier entrance exam structure for the institutes.

Juvenile Act to be amended

In view of several reports about the pathetic condition of juveniles in remand homes and repeated instances of delinquents fleeing from such asylums, the Centre has decided to amend the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act to make it more humane and child friendly.

HRD policy for kids at pre-school level

New DelhiThe Union human resource development ministry is soon likely to attempt the streamlining of the educational set up for children between 4-6 years of age in the country.

I&B will counter Pak propaganda

Soon Indian government will be better prepared to counter the Pakistan sponsored mis-information campaign being spread in the insurgency-hit Jammu and Kashmir region. Union information and broadcasting ministry has decided to launch an ambitious Rs 100 crores scheme for establishing high-power television and radio

Plan to restore films on freedom struggle

The Union information and broadcasting ministry has decided to launch an ambitious scheme for the restoration and preservation of important original films covering the freedom movement of the country. The move comes after it came to light that several films pertaining to speeches, political rallies and actions of important leaders of

I&B makes blueprint for film school

In a major move to develop India into a global giant in movie technology and skill, Union information and broadcasting ministry has formulated a blueprint for the establishment of the Global Film School at Pune. The proposal is to upgrade the existing Film & Television Institute of India at Pune to the Global Film School.

I&B to focus on J&K, N-E communication

Union information and broadcasting ministry is set to embark on an upgradation of government communication needs in sensitive areas like the Northeast and Jammu and Kashmir.

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