1, After the new IITs, IIITs, IISERs and IIMs, it's now time for new AIIMSes:
The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved two more AIIMS-like medical institutions, one in West Bengal and the other in Uttar Pradesh, at a cost of Rs.823 crore each. The Cabinet also decided to upgrade five government medical colleges in five States to the level of the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.
2. After etching Guindy and Chromepet on the world map for excellence in technical education, Anna University is going places:
Anna University, Chennai, is expanding its global reach.
On Wednesday, its Syndicate approved a proposal to set up an off-shore campus in Dubai. From the coming academic year, undergraduate courses in four departments – automobile, chemical, electrical and civil engineering – will be offered at the new campus, Vice-Chancellor P. Mannar Jawahar said on Thursday.