Press Trust of India | Friday May 31, 2013
Tamil Nadu recorded a population of 72,147,030, growing by 97.4 lakh persons in the last decade, of which 80.1 per cent are literates, according to the 2011 census.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 26, 2013
The literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh, with a population of over 68 lakh, has registered an increase of 6.3 percent over a decade, says a Census report.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 4, 2013
The Tripura State Literacy Mission (TSLM) has embarked on making the state free from illiteracy by August this year, officials said on Saturday.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 28, 2012
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday lamented that India, once the cradle of civilization, is now the poorest in terms of education, literacy and knowledge.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 14, 2012
Afghanistan has launched a new literacy programme that enables Afghan women deprived of a basic education during decades of war to learn to read and write using a mobile phone.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 28, 2012
Kerala is expanding its Literacy Mission wings to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries to provide education to thousands of Keralites who have not completed secondary school education, a senior mission official has said.
Tuesday June 12, 2012
Indian parents do not talk to kids on money management as frequently as they should, the survey said.
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 26, 2012
The Houston arm of an Indian NGO has raised a whopping $1.2 million for improving literacy rates in India.Pratham Houston held its 2012 Gala over the weekend and raised $1.2 million for quality education for every child that would help them escape th...
Press Trust of India | Monday April 9, 2012
Computer literacy among students in Tamil Nadu has gone up from 12.6 per cent to 15.6 per cent after the free laptop distribution scheme for college students was launched, State Finance minister O. Panneeselvam said today.
Sunday March 4, 2012
High literacy has paid rich dividends to the overall socio-economic development of Kerala, but "it is a fact that we still have to go a long way to exploit the full potential of education and it is in this context that higher education sector assumes...
NDTV Correspondent | Saturday October 29, 2011
The Nagla elementary school in this north Indian town looks like many other rundown government schools. Sweater-clad children sit on burlap sheets laid in rows on cold concrete floors. Lunch is prepared out back on a fire of burning twigs and branches. But the classrooms of Nagla are a labor...
NDTV Correspondent | Monday September 27, 2010
India's standing is far lower than the African nations as far as education is concerned. For instance, in Rajasthan while the government insists that literacy has doubled in the last decade, the quality of education has plummeted and the student teacher ratio is abysmal.At Kamlu Ki Dhaani, about 60 ...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 15, 2010
The birth of a fourth child in the Capital has come down in a big way in the last two decades, a Delhi government report on Tuesday pointed out, adding that there is a direct relationship between the level of educational attainment of the mother and order of births in a family.According to the annua...
Alok Pandey | Wednesday September 9, 2009
On International Literacy Day, the Bihar govt has launched an ambitious project towards female literacy, promising literacy to 40 lakh women in just 6 months.
Radhika Iyer | Sunday August 2, 2009
Kerala, the state known for its lowest dropout rate in government schools in the country every year, is likely to see the 'highest' dropout rate this year.