Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 14:19
PlanetRead, a Mumbai-based Indian non-profit, has won US Library of Congress`s Literacy Award for its innovative programme to promote literacy skills.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 13:11
It is often believed that education is the key to happiness and prosperity in everyone’s life.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 16:05
Celebrity fashion designer Manish Malhotra`s unique show, which was graced by actresses Bipasha Basu and Esha Gupta, raised over 300,000 pounds here for Indian education charity `Pratham`.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 16:09
India has been ranked lowest in basic money management skills among Asia-Pacific countries, according to MasterCard's latest Index of Financial Literacy.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 13:33
Arunachal Pradesh`s Education Minister Bosiram Siram has expressed the hope that the state will soon achieve 90 percent literacy rate.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 22:01
The government Thursday said it is hopeful of achieving 80 per cent literacy rate by 2015.
Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 18:27
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notices to Uttar Pradesh government and Maharajganj district authorities over alleged rampant child marriages and low female literacy rate in district.
Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 17:35
Tamil Nadu recorded a population of 72,147,030, growing by 97.4 lakh persons in the last decade, of which 80.1 percent are literates, according to the 2011 census.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 11:01
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.
Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 15:22
Literacy rate in Tripura has risen to 87.22 percent from the previous 73.3 percent, ranking the state fourth in the country, according to the preliminary census report of 2011.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 12:57
Opportunities thrown up by technology can be harnessed only if the children in the country are made computer literate, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 20:08
Literacy among women in Bihar has leapfrogged to over 53 per cent from 33 per cent 12 years ago due to sustained efforts of the government, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said.
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