World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 25, 2015
Dozens of Myanmar activists arrived at court for a hearing in the central town of Letpadan today after they were arrested in a police crackdown on a student-led protest that sparked international alarm.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 25, 2015
Dozens of Myanmar activists were expected to appear in court in the central town of Letpadan today after they were arrested in a police crackdown on a student-led protest that sparked international alarm.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Thursday March 26, 2015
Three years ago, teenager Preeti Kumar was able to join a private school in Delhi thanks to the Right to Education (RTE) Act that made it mandatory for unaided private schools to reserve 25 per cent seats for disadvantaged children like her.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
A total of 124 schools in Jammu and Kashmir have no students. This was revealed by the state Education Minister Naeem Akhtar in Legislative Council in Jammu today.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Monday March 23, 2015
Under-achievers in school who are enrolled in Class 8 or below are not failed. They get grades, not marks, and are promoted to the next class even if they perform abysmally. That policy, introduced five years ago by the Congress-led government, could...
Opinion | Sanjay Kumar | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Cheating during exams is a major offence, but then this story or the photo is not the complete story. This is a byproduct of a big systemic failure in the state of Bihar, where various stakeholders are to be blamed and need to get into corrective mea...
Monday March 23, 2015
Like any other loan, it is vital to know that an education loan is a credit facility provided to help one pursue his/her higher education.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 22, 2015
Muslims themselves are responsible for bringing a bad name to the community and creating the "Islam's image of terror", Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind general secretary Maulana Mehmood Madani today said and called for spreading education in the community to cha...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 21, 2015
Michelle Obama was greeted by flag-waving school children today during the first trip by a sitting First Lady to Cambodia as she pushes a US-led initiative to combat a "crisis" in girls' education.
Cities | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Saturday March 21, 2015
A senior IAS officer has been arrested by the Pune Police on charges of molestation and rape of four minors after a local corporator in Pune brought the allegations to the notice of the police. The officer, 58-year-old MH Sawant, Director General of...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 19, 2015
Michelle Obama spoke today of a "crisis" gripping the world as she launched an initiative to help get girls into education, on the second day of her trip to Japan.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan (with inputs from agencies) | Thursday March 19, 2015
In Bihar towns like Hajipur and Nawada, entire families seem to be setting out for centres where the board examinations are being held.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 19, 2015
Dr Nikhil Pal Singh, an Indian-American professor, is leading a unique New York University initiative to bring college education to the inmates of a medium-security prison in New York state.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 18, 2015
"Student-athletes appear to be willing to receive social media education so long as it is tailored to their actual habits and includes their input."
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav today said in Parliament that he has the utmost respect for Education Minister Smriti Irani, to whom he had said two days ago, "I know what you are."
Sarah Boseley, Health Editor, guardian.co.uk | Thursday March 19, 2015
Brazilian study of 6,000 babies from all backgrounds since 1982 finds those who breastfed were more intelligent, spent longer in education and earned more.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 17, 2015
A 56-year-old Indian pancreatic cancer researcher in Australia has been named New South Wales Woman of the year 2015 for her contributions to medical research, tertiary education and the Indian community.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Indian-American Renu Khator has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education (ACE), the major coordinating body for US colleges and universities.
NDTV Food | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Recently RSS, terming yoga the country's "civilizational contribution "to the world, called for its inclusion in educational curriculum in India.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Politician Sharad Yadav made a bad situation considerably worse today when he said "I know what you are" to Education Minister Smriti Irani when she urged him to refrain from making offensive remarks about women's complexion in Parliament.
World News | Carol Giacomo, The New York Times | Monday March 16, 2015
To begin to understand the hurdles Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces in building India into an economic powerhouse and reducing extreme poverty, the rural village of Bhesda Khurd, about 45 minutes from the western city of Udaipur, is a good place to...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 13, 2015
Lamenting that children were not a "political priority" in the country, Nobel laureate and child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi today appealed to the Centre to implement the toughest law to put an end to their exploitation.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday March 13, 2015
BJP president Amit Shah has reconstituted the party's national executive, picking a lean team of 111 members. Notable omissions include education minister Smriti Irani; on the list of new members is railway minister Suresh Prabhu.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The 11 selected start-ups are engaged in education, healthcare, transportation, retail and HR sectors and have undergone a four-month course at RIL's facility in Navi Mumbai, it said.