Students protest turns violent on BHU campus,vehicle set afire

 A protest by students of Banaras Hindu University demanding restoration of the students union to its earlier self on Thursday turned violent as they set a vehicle on fire and closed the varsity gates, forcing police to resort to lathicharge and fire several rounds in the air.

HRD planning 'Think in India' drive to up innovation: Irani
HRD planning 'Think in India' drive to up innovation: Irani

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign, the HRD ministry is planning to come up with a 'Think in India' drive to encourage students and researchers to come up with innovations and new ideas and to keep the talent back home from leaving abroad.

BSP accuses UP minister of misbehaving with school staff, students

 Opposition BSP on Thursday accused a UP Government's minister of misbehaving with the staff and students of a government girls' school at Banda while he conducted an inspection there.

'Army helped 200 students secure varsity admission in 2 years in J&K'

In the past two years, the Army has assisted more than 200 students from the economically weaker section in Chenab Valley region of J&K in getting free-of-cost admission to various universities under PM's Special Scholarship Scheme.

Myanmar students stage illegal protest in Yangon

Scores of Myanmar students rallied illegally in Yangon on Monday against a new education bill they describe as undemocratic, the latest in a series of protests that began during a visit by US President Barack Obama.

Hong Kong students to go to Beijing demanding free polls

 A three-man delegation of Hong Kong`s pro-democracy demonstrators is expected to travel to Beijing Saturday to meet central government officials to request fully democratic elections in 2017, organisers said Friday.

Families of missing Mexico students on protest tour

 Family members of 43 missing students apparently murdered by a criminal gang have set out on a week-long protest tour of Mexico. The government admits the country will suffer economically because of the case.

India, Britain to further strengthen cooperation in education

 India and Britain Thursday discussed the existing bilateral cooperation initiatives in education and also agreed to further strengthen these by taking up several new initiatives, an official statement said.

UGC issues guidelines for choice-based transfer system
UGC issues guidelines for choice-based transfer system

 A day after HRD Minister Smriti Irani informed about the implementation of a 'choice based transfer system' scheme in universities, UGC today issued guidelines for uniform adoption of the system across all campuses from 2015-16 academic year.

Mexico protesters torch ruling party regional HQ

Protesters angry at the alleged massacre of 43 Mexican students set fire Tuesday to the ruling party`s regional headquarters in the southern state of Guerrero in a new demonstration over the crime.

Only two bones identifiable in Mexico massacre: official

Mexico`s attorney general downplayed chances Monday of ever identifying charred remains attributed to the suspected massacre of 43 students, saying only two bones were salvageable for DNA tests.

Suicide bomber in school uniform kills 47 in Nigeria

A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 students in northeast Nigeria on Monday, in one of the worst attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum.

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 47 in Nigeria school massacre
Suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 47 in Nigeria school massacre

A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 students in northeast Nigeria on Monday, in one of the worst attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum.

Protesters try to break into Mexico City`s National Palace

Protesters angry at the apparent massacre of 43 students tried to break into Mexico City`s National Palace late Saturday while others torched several trucks in the south of the country.

Mexican students torch trucks after 43 feared killed

Protesters torched several trucks and tossed firebombs at a southern Mexican state government building Saturday after authorities said gang hitmen confessed to slaughtering 43 students in a case that angered the nation.

School 'climate' affects teachers' expectations about students

The school environment in which teachers work affects their expectations about students, says a new study.

Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakram launched

 In the line with the announcement made by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the first week of August, the "Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakram" for Nepalese students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various disciplines in Nepal was announced here Saturday.

Man slashes 3 schoolchildren in China: Official

Chinese authorities say a first-grader in the southeastern province of Jiangxi was slashed to death and two others severely injured in the latest violent attack on children in the country.

Hong Kong students seek direct negotiations with Chinese PM

 The Federation of Students of Hong Kong, one of the main groups carrying out pro-democracy protests, has asked the local government for direct talks with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, state broadcaster RTHK reported Wednesday.

Martial arts should me made compulsory in schools: Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actor and a black belt holder in Karate states in an event that martial arts should be made a compulsory subject in schools. There should be a self defense class to be taught to every students especially girls.