Offbeat | Written by Gitanjali Roy | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Is this the world's greatest dad? Consider the evidence - he can't read but he goes to adult literacy school and soon enough he can spell words while playing Scrabble, read from the back of the cereal box, and spell out 'I Love You' on the refrigerat...
Press Trust of India | Friday February 14, 2014
A new study suggests that action video games may improve literacy skills in those with dyslexia.
Press Trust of India | Friday December 6, 2013
The initiative is part of the National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM), which aims to make at least one person per household, e-literate.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 12, 2013
Saudi Arabia has achieved a remarkable literacy rate of 96 per cent with religious institutions playing a crucial role.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 9, 2013
India's north-eastern state of Tripura achieved the first position in literacy with 94.65 per cent, beating Kerala (93.91 per cent), Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar announced in Agartala on Sunday.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 5, 2013
Chhattisgarh has been selected for this year's prestigious National Literacy Award for the first time since its formation in November 2000.
Monday July 8, 2013
This was disclosed by the bank's deputy general manager, T. C. John, at the district level review committee meeting of the banks here today.
South | 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.
India | 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.
India | 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.
India | 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.
World | 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.
South | 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.
India | 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...
South | 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...
India | 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 ...
Cities | 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...