Mumbai school bus break down: Kids made to push the vehicle

Small kids were made to push the school bus after the vehicle in which they are travelling broke down on the road.

PM Modi to address students on Teachers' Day

In what is being billed as a first -of-its-kind move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give a pep talk to students across the country on Teachers' Day next week.

Stern action needed in school ragging incident: Minister

The ragging incident at Scindia School calls for stern action against those responsible for it and steps to ensure that such crimes do no recur, Union Mines and Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said here today.

Calcutta University, Australia to ink student exchange deal

 The University of Calcutta will ink an agreement with Australia to start student exchange programmes under the union Human Resource Development Ministry`s `Connect To India` initiative, its vice-chancellor said here Wednesday.

Three missing students found dead near school in Maharashtra

Three missing students were on Wednesday found dead near a drain behind their school in Virar near here, police said.

Gujarat govt to monitor classroom attendance of teachers, students

Going one step ahead of biometric-based attendance system, the Gujarat Education Department has decided to implement a broader system to monitor physical presence of students and teachers in state-run schools as well as colleges.

Over hundred students from Odisha cheated by private institute

As many as 114 students, who had enrolled themselves in a private institute here for distance Bachelor in Education course, are now stranded in Andhra Pradesh as they were disallowed to sit for an examination following alleged irregularities by the institute.

UGC to frame guidelines for educational institutes on students` safety

UGC has decided to frame comprehensive guidelines for all higher educational isntitutions to ensure safety of students in wake of the Beas river tragedy in Himachal Pradesh which claimed the lives of 24 Engineering students.

National Safety Science Quiz to be held

A National Safety Science Quiz is being organised by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) in partnership with a private safety science firm during the month of September-October, a statement said on Thursday.

60 students of Murshidabad school taken ill, hospitalised

At least 60 students of a higher secondary school in Murshidabad district of West Bengal on Saturday fell sick and were admitted to different hospitals.

Punjab wants Centre to relax MBBS admission criterion

The Punjab government has urged the union government to relax the admission criterion for MBBS course for the Scheduled Caste (SC) students.

Govt to repatriate 19 Indian students from Malaysia

Government is making all efforts to bring back 19 Indian students who had entered Malaysia with "false" work visas, Minister of State for External Affairs Gen V K Singh said today.

Winter clothing for students going abroad

We’re in that time of the year when students in India are packing their bags to go and study abroad. Are you one of them? If yes, then Patricia Mascarenhas tells you how to keep warm wherever you go.

17 college students held in TN

Seventeen students of a local college, including six girls, were on Monday arrested for allegedly trying to break open the gate and entering the premises of the institution.

Gita in schools? Improper, says CPI-M

The CPI-M Sunday described as "improper and unwarranted" Supreme Court judge A.R. Dave`s suggestion that the Gita and the Mahabaratha should be taught in schools.

MBBS seats: Harsh Vardhan comes down hard on MCI

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has come down hard on the Medical Council of India for "punishing" MBBS aspirants instead of medical colleges for not complying with rules.

Telangana govt orders formation of panel over FAST scheme

The Telangana government today issued orders to constitute a committee of officials to finalise guidelines for the implementation of the proposed `Financial Assistance to Students of Telangana` (FAST) scheme.

Over 1.3 mn minority students pursuing higher education

Over 1.3 million students from minority communities are pursuing higher education in India, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani informed parliament Wednesday.

Goa tries counselling to deal with student stress, suicides

Educational pressures, fear of failure, emotional problems and social inequalities were pushing a growing number of students in Goa towards substance abuse, gambling and even suicides, according to a top education official.

Mid-day meal: 12 students fall ill in Bihar

At least 12 students fell ill in Bihar Saturday after eating their mid-day meal at a government school, officials said.