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DNA special edition: Analysis of Union Budget 2015- Part II

In today's special episode of DNA, watch the full analysis of Union Budget 2015.

Budget 2015: Education sector gets Rs 68,968 cr
Budget 2015: Education sector gets Rs 68,968 cr

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that adequate provisions have been made for schemes for the poor and disadvantaged in the Budget 2015-16.

'Himachal Pradesh has best enrolment rates in education'

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Friday the state has achieved one of the country`s best enrolment rates in higher education.

Taylor Swift donates USD 50,000 to New York public schools
Taylor Swift donates USD 50,000 to New York public schools

Country star Taylor Swift has made a donation of USD 50,000 to New York public schools.

'State govt trying to develop Bengal as higher education hub'

West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday said that the state government is trying to develop Bengal as a higher education hub and emphasising on more centres of excellence.

UK students visit India for study excursion
UK students visit India for study excursion

As a part of their Global Business Experience (GBE), the students of London Business School tried to understand business profile and functioning of companies in Aurangabad and Mumbai.

Education is priority of priorities for government: President
Education is priority of priorities for government: President

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said education was the "priority of priorities" for the government.

Be passionate about what you want and follow where your efforts are: Chirag Kulkarni
Be passionate about what you want and follow where your efforts are: Chirag Kulkarni

Entrepreneurship is a tough road which needs proper planning and focused goals. Chirag Kulkarni, co-founder, CEO, C&M Group, talks about being a serial entrepreneur, importance of incubators and ways to fund a start-up, in a conversation with Neha Arora

MP govt welcomes pvt sector in education with open arms: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said his government will welcome private sector in education field with "open arms".

Education must for growth of society: Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Sunday said education was an essential requisite for the growth and development of the society.

Cultural tolerance should be a key part of education: Irani
Cultural tolerance should be a key part of education: Irani

Cultural tolerance and respect for women should be the key in educational models, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said while strongly favouring imparting education that inculcates values and develops good character among students.

Smriti Irani asks students to follow Vivekananda's teachings

 HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday called upon the students to follow the teachings of Swami Vivekananda for character development and nation building.

Wikipedia should be 'better integrated' into teaching
Wikipedia should be 'better integrated' into teaching

A new study has revealed that using Wikipedia in academics is now an embedded feature, and so universities must do more to help them to utilize the user-generated encyclopedia.

Myanmar claims student rallies manipulated to 'create unrest'

Myanmar on Friday said political forces were manipulating education reform protests to "create unrest", amid increasing unease over rallies across the country, a claim rejected by activists.

Documentaries made by KC college students shine light on contemporary issues

From the tribal community of Sanjay Gandhi National park to the tigers of the Sunderbans, the documentaries shot by the student filmmakers, covered a wide spectrum of complex topics. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports

Focus on technology to improve education

Experts discussed the challenges and solutions for education at the Indian Science Congress. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports

Girls outperform boys in educational achievement globally

A new study has indicated that girls outperform boys in educational achievement in 70 percent of the countries they studied regardless of the level of gender, political, economic or social equality.

Delhi polls: Congress promises cheap electricity, water reforms in manifesto

Cyber cafes for students, cheap power for domestic consumers and waiver on inflated water bills are some of the promises made by the Congress Friday in its manifesto for the Feb 7 Delhi Assembly polls.

The Social sector offers numerous career opportunities

For development to be sustainable, the social sector must contribute and work in tandem with the government. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee looks at different opportunities in this blooming sector