UNLOCK 3 Night curfew lifted, gyms & yoga centres open from Aug 5 REPORTS AG Schools, Metro, cinemas, pools and bars will remain shut ON TPHREEE https://twitter.com/mail_today https://facebook.com/mailtoday Vol. 13 No. 257 | Pages 24 | ` 5.00 O OT PH ‘ Cash-rich content will be reduced to its core essentials and make space for critical thinking, holistic,enquiry, discovery,discussion & analysis based learning. RE PR E E ‘ National Education Policy Unveiled SE NT AT IV NEW DELHI, Thursday, July 30, 2020 www.mailtoday.in / www.mailonline.in NEP HIGHLIGHTS NEW INSTITUTIONS A single regulator for higher education institutions,multiple entry-exit options in degree courses,discontinuation of MPhil programmes and common entrance exams for universities,govt said. National Testing Agency for common entrance exam for admissions to universities & colleges; National Institute for Pali, Persian and Prakrit; Indian Institute of Translation and Interpretation; Gender Inclusion Fund; Special Education Zones for disadvantaged regions and groups; National Research Foundation; National Educational Technology; and Academic Bank for transfer of credits. HRD Ministry has now been renamed as Ministry of Education. Low-stakes board exams for less stress,coding and vocational education to start from Class 6 with internships, teaching up to at least grade 5 to be in mother tongue/regional language. HRD MINISTER RAMESH POKHRIYAL ‘NISHANK’ 100% 2 crore 50% Gross Enrolment Ratio by 2030 from pre-school to secondary level. out-of-school children to be brought into mainstream. GER target in higher education by 2035, 3.5 crore seats to be added. REPORT ON PAGE 7 SUSHANT CASE GETS MURKIER Dead filmstar’s family claims it had told Mumbai Police in Feb itself that he was in danger Sister records statement with Bihar Police in Mumbai; Maha govt says case will not go to CBI By Munish Pandey in New Delhi and Divyesh Singh in Mumbai SUSHANT Singh Rajput’s family had informed the Mumbai Police that he was in danger and immediate action must be taken, their counsel has told India Today TV. “We had told the Bandra Police on February 25 that Sushant is not in good company and please have a look at him so that no harm happens to him. And that was the time when he was in complete control of Turn to Page 2 RHEA MOVES SC FILE PHOTO Actor Rhea Chakraborty, accused by Sushant’s father of driving him to suicide, has requested the top court to transfer the case filed in Patna to Mumbai. The case is already being investigated by Mumbai Police and she is willing to cooperate in the probe, the actor said. THE BIRDS HAVE LANDED A Rafale jet touches down at the Air Force Station in Ambala as the first batch of five arrives from France. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Rafale would give the IAF’s combat capability a ‘timely boost’ & make it ‘much stronger to deter any threat’. REPORTS ON PAGES 4-5 PM Narendra Modi welcomed the jets with a shloka: ‘No greater blessing than protecting nation.’
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