UGC directs higher educational institutions to appoint compliance officers for foreign students

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to all the ‘higher educational institutions’ (HEI) to appoint a compliance officer that would coordinate with the Foreigners Regional Registration Offices (FRROs). In wake of the large inflow of foreign students coming to India for education, the non-availability of a designated person to be contacted by Foreigners […]

Technological battles heat up between US and China over semiconductor chips crisis

Amid heightened cross-strait tensions between China and Taiwan, there is a shortage of semiconductor chips across the world, fuelling a technological cold war between the US and China. Continuing on the counter-measures to hinder China’s technological ambitions, the Biden administration recently introduced a fresh set of guidelines for American companies […]

Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis welcomes ban on PFI, says action to be taken against supporters

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday aligned with the Centre’s ban on PFI and said that action will be taken against PFI supporters. “The ban on PFI is absolutely correct, if Naxalites are helping PFI.. then Naxalites will only help their supporters, helping Naxalites, or like Naxalites against the system, against the public, against the common people. PFI was […]