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`Learning for Cogent Living` in Northeast

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:42

The National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) has extended support to a programme, `Learning for Cogent Living`, conceptualised by an NGO of Assam to help people lead a rational way of life.

Children taken ill after eating food at literacy camp

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 16:27

Sixteen children suspected suffered food poisoning after they were served meals during a camp as part of government`s literacy campaign in Palhani block here, prompting authorities to order a probe.

Spoken Tutorial Project to roll out at Marathwada Varsity

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 19:15

IIT-B will launch the Spoken Tutorial Project at the Marathwada University campus to enable its students to access IT literacy free of cost.

The Social Network

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 23:35

Social skills and digital literacy top the chart of “must-have” skills for new age employees. Experts tell Gauri Rane why?

Using films to promote literacy : Mumbai NGO gets US award

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.

Suicide a curse of the educated in India

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.

Manish Malhotra`s show raises funds for Indian literacy drive

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`.

India ranked lowest in basic money mgmt skills: MasterCard

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.

Arunachal Pradesh to be 90 percent literate: Bosiram Siram

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.

India to achieve 80% literacy rate by 2015: Raju

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 22:01

The government Thursday said it is hopeful of achieving 80 per cent literacy rate by 2015.

NHRC notice to UP govt on child marriage, low female literacy

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.

Tamil Nadu with 72 mn records 80% literacy

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.