Education

Manish Sisodia challenges BJP, Congress-ruled states to compete in education sector

Manish Sisodia challenges BJP, Congress-ruled states to compete in education sector

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday challenged all BJP and Congress-led state governments to compete with the AAP government in the education sector.

Nov 29, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
OCD linked to educational underachievement, says study

OCD linked to educational underachievement, says study

Less schooling can translate into fewer job opportunities and lower pay over a lifetime.

Nov 28, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Education gave me a wider world vision: Adnan Sami

Education gave me a wider world vision: Adnan Sami

Adnan, who feels education is the greatest gift elders can offer to children, will perform in Mumbai for an open audience after 18 years.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Pakistan debates how to fill gaps in education

Pakistan debates how to fill gaps in education

Two young boys kneel over small white tables, intently studying the Koran at a madrassa in Pakistan.

Nov 07, 2017, 07:29 AM IST
SC lashes out at UGC over commercialisation of education, restrains deemed varsities from offering distance courses

SC lashes out at UGC over commercialisation of education, restrains deemed varsities from offering distance courses

"Commercialisation of education seriously affects the credibility of standards in education, eroding power and essence of knowledge and seriously affecting excellence and merit," the SC observed.

Nov 04, 2017, 09:59 AM IST

Private schools can't be the answer to the nation's needs: Sonam Wangchuk

"The nation needs masses and government schools are like oceans while private schools are like ponds," Wangchuk, whose education reforms in government schools has been hailed globally, told a CII event here.

Sep 09, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

NEET issue; lawyers demand that education be shifted to state list

The lawyers demanded that both the Centre and State governments take steps to remove education from concurrent list and bring it under the state subject.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Bihar fertility rate reduced by boosting education among girls: Nitish Kumar

Bihar fertility rate reduced by boosting education among girls: Nitish Kumar

Kumar, who was speaking at Teachers Day function here, said it has been found in studies in the country that if the wife is a matriculate than the fertility rate will be 2 and this has been the situation in Bihar.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

New institute to impart courses on lifestyle, education

The institute, located in Liluah in Howrah district, will also offer education, automation engineering and computer-based courses.

 

Sep 02, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar appeals people to make Goa free of plastic by 2020

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar appeals people to make Goa free of plastic by 2020

The chief minister also stressed on the need to improve the quality of primary education in the country and also in Goa, and said the society should join in the efforts for the same.

Aug 15, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
HRD plan to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator in limbo

HRD plan to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator in limbo

The plan to introduce Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency or HEERA with an aim to eliminate overlaps in jurisdiction and remove irrelevant regulatory provisions is in limbo.

Aug 13, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Half of seats in Kerala's engineering colleges lie vacant

Kerala Education Minister C. Raveendranath informed the state legislative assembly on Thursday that over 50 per cent of seats in engineering colleges in the state were lying vacant.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
Neha Dhupia urges support for education of girls

Neha Dhupia urges support for education of girls

Actress Neha Dhupia has urged people to support a project aimed at educating underprivileged girls.

Aug 02, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

No discrimination against HIV positive soldiers: Minister

The security forces do not discriminate against people with AIDS and HIV positive soldiers are treated in the same manner as soldiers with any other chronic disease, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said on Tuesday.

Aug 01, 2017, 21:47 PM IST

US education official to visit India for exchange programme

Indiana State Superintendent of Education Jennifer McCormic's visit to India will be the very first initiative by Indiana with India.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Donald Trump donates his salary to US education department

Donald Trump donates his salary to US education department

Other donors quickly stepped up to bring the total donation over USD 260,000 to the education department.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

SC gives relief to over 66,000 teachers in Uttar Pradesh

Supreme Court on Tuesday said that "right to education was a right to quality education".

Jul 26, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Education a national agenda; no compromise on quality: HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

Education a national agenda; no compromise on quality: HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

In the next two years, our aim is to bring every child into the education system and we plan to make it a community movement.

Jul 22, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
Telangana reduces education burden, brings cap on weight of school bags

Telangana reduces education burden, brings cap on weight of school bags

The Telangana Education Department has approved a government order which caps the weight of school bags for students in primary schools. 

Jul 22, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Varsities need to compete globally to become world-class: Pranab Mukherjee

Varsities need to compete globally to become world-class: Pranab Mukherjee

Universities are required to compete globally for research-ranking to become world-class, President Pranab Mukherjee has said.

Jul 19, 2017, 19:12 PM IST