Education

More than 3,500 J&K students awarded special scholarship

More than 3,500 J&K students awarded special scholarship

"Overall, Rs 75 crore worth of scholarships have been given this year under the special scholarship scheme," an official said.

Aug 07, 2016, 17:45 PM IST
Education instrumental for personal, political development: Vice President Hamid Ansari

Education instrumental for personal, political development: Vice President Hamid Ansari

"The quality of education depends on elementary education and education is a fundamental precondition of political democracy," the Vice President said.

Jul 29, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Why are schools insensitive over complexities of poor families? - Part II

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Jul 29, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Why are schools insensitive over complexities of poor families?

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Jul 29, 2016, 00:07 AM IST

More girls studying, but 84% drop out after graduation

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Jul 28, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

Virtual Classrooms supplement nursing education in Bihar

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Jul 22, 2016, 09:55 AM IST

Bangladesh school, colleges ordered to report absent students

Bangladesh government today ordered all educational institutions in the country to give lists of students who have been absent for over 10 straight days. 

Jul 10, 2016, 16:33 PM IST
India lacks innovation; students must rebel, challenge status quo: Javadekar

India lacks innovation; students must rebel, challenge status quo: Javadekar

"Innovation is a process of rebellion essentially. Unless you rebel, unless you challenge the status quo, how can you innovate anything," HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

Jul 07, 2016, 18:36 PM IST
Prakash Javadekar to take charge of Ministry of Human Resource Development today

Prakash Javadekar to take charge of Ministry of Human Resource Development today

Prakash Javadekar replaces Smriti Irani, who after serving as the HRD minister for two years, took charge of the Ministry of Textiles yesterday.

Jul 07, 2016, 09:03 AM IST
Improving quality of education biggest challenge: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Improving quality of education biggest challenge: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Newly elevated Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar, who will take charge of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on Thursday, has said improving the quality of education was the "biggest challenge".

Jul 06, 2016, 23:06 PM IST
Prakash Javadekar meets Smriti Irani, assures to build upon her education initiatives

Prakash Javadekar meets Smriti Irani, assures to build upon her education initiatives

Prakash Javadekar, who has been appointed the new Human Resource Development Minister following Tuesday's Union Cabinet reshuffle, on Wednesday called on his predecessor Smriti Irani at her house here.

Jul 06, 2016, 13:48 PM IST
No Detention till class V only, says HRD's draft education policy

No Detention till class V only, says HRD's draft education policy

Limiting 'no detention policy' till class V, an education commission to identify new areas of knowledge, raising investment in education sector to at least 6 per cent of GDP and encouraging top foreign varsities to come to India are among the highlights of a draft New Education Policy (NEP) put forth by HRD ministry in public domain.

Jun 30, 2016, 00:58 AM IST
Delhi govt comes out with new education reform plan

Delhi govt comes out with new education reform plan

Delhi government today announced a new education reform plan seeking to check drop-out of students and improve education quality with special focus on the weakest students.

Jun 30, 2016, 00:32 AM IST

Mumbai school refuses admission to boy, judge offers to pay fees

A Judge of the Bombay High Court has asked a school to consider giving admission to a student in Junior KG on payment of Rs 10,500 fees in instalments as his widowed mother cannot afford to give the entire amount at one go, failing which he offered to pay from his own pocket.

Jun 25, 2016, 15:55 PM IST