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Students to get aptitude certificate instead of character certificate: PM ModiNew Delhi:  Students would soon get aptitude certificates in place of character certificates at the end of schooling, reflecting their overall personality, Prime Minister Narendra
India TV News Desk September 04, 2015 21:43 IST
India TV News Desk

Students to get aptitude certificate instead of character certificate: PM Modi

New Delhi:  Students would soon get aptitude certificates in place of character certificates at the end of schooling, reflecting their overall personality, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said.

Stating that character certificates are even awarded to jail inmates, the PM said the aptitude certificate would contain peer reviews in the areas of discipline, punctuality and friendliness that would eventually help the student to correct himself.

Government moving in right direction, we are not reviewing it: RSS

New Delhi:  After a three-day "coordination" meeting with the top brass of the government and the BJP, the RSS today said the Modi government was moving in the right direction with commitment and dedication and rejected criticism that it was acting like a "remote control".

The Sangh Parivar's founthead said it was not reviewing the government's performance but was only giving "inputs" to ministers, who are swayamsevaks, and it has a right to do so.

Telcos should compensate users for call drops, proposes TRAI

New Delhi: Plagued by the vexed problem of call drops, telecom regulator TRAI today proposed that service providers should compensate mobile subscribers for call drops and poor quality of services.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today floated a consultation paper seeking public view on the proposal. “It appears that a consumer relief measure against call drops would be effective only if it reaches the affected consumers.

OROP row: Ex-servicemen threaten to intensify agitation if demands not met

New Delhi: Ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of OROP threatened on Friday to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met.

Saying the government was planning to make a unilateral announcement of One Rank One Pension, Major General Satbir Singh (retired) said they would not allow the government to dilute the OROP's provisions.

 

Modi govt withdraws security cover of many VIPs - Here's the list

New Delhi: Eight family members of former union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, two former chief justices of India are among more than 30 VIPs whose security cover have been withdrawn by the central government.

Former telecom minister A Raja, who is also an accused in the 2G scam, former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Lt Gen (retd) SK Sinha and NHRC chairperson KG Balakrishnan names also figure in the list whose security was either withdrawn or downgraded by the Central government.