Suspended St Stephen's student e-zine editor moves court

The suspended editor of a student e-zine banned by St Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu on Thursday moved court seeking a stay on the action against him taken by the college on disciplinary grounds.

Proposal to establish colleges for hearing impaired: Govt

There is a proposal to establish colleges for students with hearing impairment in each of the five zones of the country, the Government informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

All universities, colleges in Punjab to be tobacco free

All private and government universities and affiliated colleges in Punjab will be tobacco free zones, a senior health official said Monday.

Madras HC directs education department to ban beauty shows in colleges

Taking objection to conduct of beauty contests in colleges and other educational institutions in Tamil Nadu, the Madras High Court has directed the state government to issue a circular banning such events in colleges and universities.

Educational institutions will have to provide premises for MPSC exams: Govt

Maharashtra government has made it mandatory for schools and colleges to provide their premises for holding the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) exams.

1,159 educational institutions soft targets in Islamabad

Law enforcement agencies have identified 1,159 educational institutes in the Pakistani capital as soft targets for terrorists, the media reported Tuesday.

Colleges in Peshawar region to reopen only if secure

 Government colleges and universities in Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province have been told not to reopen until security checks are in place.

NGT forms committee to find "safest" time for Delhiites to travel

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed constitution of a committee to take sample of ambient air quality from across Delhi city at different intervals and inform it about the safest period during which national capital residents can travel without risk to their health.

Hindu Mahasabha wants dress code in schools, colleges

The right-wing Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha Monday demanded that a dress code be introduced in schools and colleges and mobile phones be banned on their premises "to check increasing obscenity".

All educational institutes to be closed in Guwahati tomorrow

 The Kamrup Metro district administration today pressed six teams of NDRF and equal number of SDRF teams for assisting the waterlogged people of Guwahati city even as it announced that all the educational institutes in the city would be closed tomorrow in view of rains and waterlogging.

Scientists to take lecture classes at schools, colleges: Govt

Over 5,000 "highly accomplished" scientists working with various departments under the Science and Technology Ministry will devote time to impart education to students of various schools and colleges in the country.

New WiFi programme for colleges, varsities

The government is planning a new programme under which over 20,000 colleges and 600 universities will be WiFi-enabled, parliament was informed Wednesday.

Ban mobile phones to stop rapes, molestation: Karnataka MLAs` panel

Inspite of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s appeal to politicians that they should stop doing "psychological analysis" of the reasons behind rape incidents, Chairperson of the Karnataka Legislature Committee of Women and Child Development Shakuntala Shetty stoked a controversy by proposing to impose ban on mobile phones in schools and colleges to curb incidents like rape.

What’s in the name?

Does where you study really matter in the job process? Patricia Mascarenhas investigates.

Dental Council seeks moratorium on opening new colleges

The Dental Council of India (DCI) on Saturday demanded a moratorium on starting new private colleges while citing "ample number" of dentists in society and the acute shortage of trained faculty in existing colleges as the main reasons.

Pavitra Bharadwaj death case: Delhi college principal booked

Days after the death of former employee of Delhi University, Pavitra Bharadwaj, police registered a case against the institute`s principal.

Principal murder: Colleges in Kanyakumari to be shut on October 21

Principal of the Infant Jesus College of Engineering Suresh was hacked to death on October 10 by three students who were suspended by him.

Over 30 per cent teachers` seats vacant in UP

Over 30 per cent posts of teachers are vacant in universities and colleges in Uttar Pradesh, the State Legislative Assembly was told on Thursday.

Two student groups clash in Delhi, 4 arrested

Four persons have been arrested for allegedly injuring three students of Delhi University`s Kirori Mal College.

HC highlights need for publishing list of recognised colleges

The Madras High Court on Tuesday ruled that statutory agencies must publish a list of approved colleges and institutions offering various courses.