Education

Saudi Arabia pledges education for one million Yemenis

Saudi Arabia has announced a distance education programme for one million Yemenis from the beginning of the new academic year, the media reported on Wednesday.

Jun 22, 2016, 20:22 PM IST
Bihar toppers scam: Lalkeshwar Singh, Usha Sinha sent to 14-day judicial custody

Bihar toppers scam: Lalkeshwar Singh, Usha Sinha sent to 14-day judicial custody

Former Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh, his wife Usha Sinha and five others were on Wednesday remanded in 14 days judicial custody in connection with the intermediate toppers scam.

Jun 21, 2016, 20:23 PM IST
HRD Minister Smriti Irani asks parents, teachers to spend time with children practising yoga

HRD Minister Smriti Irani asks parents, teachers to spend time with children practising yoga

Parents and teachers should spend time with children practising yoga as scientific evidence shows that the ancient exercise form improves motor skills and hand-eye coordination, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today.

Jun 20, 2016, 14:54 PM IST
Telangana intermediate 1st year and 2nd year supplementary results likely to be released today on June 20: Here's how to check on TSBIE results on bie.telangana.gov.in or manabadi.com

Telangana intermediate 1st year and 2nd year supplementary results likely to be released today on June 20: Here's how to check on TSBIE results on bie.telangana.gov.in or manabadi.com

The results of the Telangana Intermediate Supplementary 1st year and 2nd examinations 2016 are likely to be declared on Monday i.e. June 20.

Jun 20, 2016, 11:43 AM IST
Will not allow mid-session fee hike by private schools: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

Will not allow mid-session fee hike by private schools: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

Private schools will not be allowed to hike fees in the middle of a session and any increase at the start of the academic year would also need to be consulted with parent-teacher associations, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today.

Jun 19, 2016, 20:15 PM IST
Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria calls for saffronisation of education, sparks row

Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria calls for saffronisation of education, sparks row

In what may give the Opposition a fresh ammunition to escalate its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government, Minister of State for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ramshankar Katheria has said there is no problem with saffronisation of education if it is for the nation's benefit.

Jun 19, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

Bihar minister calls Smriti Irani 'dear', sparks war of words​ on Twitter

Bihar minister calls Smriti Irani 'dear', sparks war of words​ on Twitter

Jun 16, 2016, 16:23 PM IST

First lady Michelle Obama to promote education in Liberia, Morocco, Spain

Michelle Obama plans to promote her year-old global girls' education initiative during upcoming stops in Liberia, Morocco and Spain.

Jun 16, 2016, 03:34 AM IST
With Smriti Irani, Ashok Choudhary locked in Twitter battle over 'Dear', Tejashwi Yadav gives a casteist twist – Here's what he said

With Smriti Irani, Ashok Choudhary locked in Twitter battle over 'Dear', Tejashwi Yadav gives a casteist twist – Here's what he said

As Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary were on Tuesday locked in a bitter war of words on Twitter after the Congress leader addressed her as "dear", Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav tried to turn the fiasco into a casteist battle between the two leaders.

Jun 14, 2016, 19:38 PM IST
After Twitter war, Bihar minister apologises to Smriti Irani; wonders what was so offensive in word 'Dear'

After Twitter war, Bihar minister apologises to Smriti Irani; wonders what was so offensive in word 'Dear'

As war of words between Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani and Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary on Twitter created a furore, the latter on Tuesday apologised to the Union Minister.

Jun 14, 2016, 16:52 PM IST
Smriti Irani unhappy over being addressed as 'Dear` by Bihar minister Ashok Choudhary on Twitter

Smriti Irani unhappy over being addressed as 'Dear` by Bihar minister Ashok Choudhary on Twitter

Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary had asked Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani regarding the new education policy.

Jun 14, 2016, 13:36 PM IST
Education most important after food, clothing, shelter: Amitabh Bachchan

Education most important after food, clothing, shelter: Amitabh Bachchan

Bachchan also said that he still harbours feelings of going to school and college and learning from them.

Jun 13, 2016, 20:30 PM IST
Bihar education department initiates 'Operation Clean Up'

Bihar education department initiates 'Operation Clean Up'

After the 'toppers scandal' was unearthed by the media last week, there have been reports of affiliated colleges and schools misusing government funds.

Jun 12, 2016, 18:45 PM IST

Maharashtra CM inaugurates Maharojgar Melava

Stating that employment is available at every step of development, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the idea of providing employment by way of skill development to tackle unemployment on one hand and lack of skilled labour on the other.

May 28, 2016, 18:28 PM IST

Scientists discovered genes that determine one's education level

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May 16, 2016, 00:50 AM IST
Bihar Board Class 12th XII Inter Science Results 2016: biharboard.ac.in, biharboard.bih.nic.in BIEC / BSEB Class 12 XII Intermediate Science Results 2016 to be declared today at 3:30 PM

Bihar Board Class 12th XII Inter Science Results 2016: biharboard.ac.in, biharboard.bih.nic.in BIEC / BSEB Class 12 XII Intermediate Science Results 2016 to be declared today at 3:30 PM

Bihar board results for class 12th (science stream) are scheduled to be declared on Tuesday i.e 10th May at 3:30 PM.

May 10, 2016, 12:50 PM IST
AAP gearing to create base in Rajasthan, set to contest next polls: Manish Sisodia

AAP gearing to create base in Rajasthan, set to contest next polls: Manish Sisodia

The BJP came to power in Rajasthan defeating Congress in December 2013.

May 09, 2016, 11:11 AM IST

DNA: Only 2.2% girls from rural areas are graduated, 13% in urban, says NSSO

Only 2.2% from rural areas are graduated, 13% in Urban, Says National Sample Survey Organisation. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

May 07, 2016, 13:18 PM IST
Capitation fee is illegal; profiteering, commercialisation of education sector unacceptable: Supreme Court

Capitation fee is illegal; profiteering, commercialisation of education sector unacceptable: Supreme Court

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Capitation fee being charged by the educational institutes is illegal.

May 03, 2016, 10:55 AM IST
143 of 300 girls cleared JEE under Udaan scheme: Smriti Irani

143 of 300 girls cleared JEE under Udaan scheme: Smriti Irani

Under the "Udaan" scheme of CBSE, 143 out of 300 girls from the initial batch had cleared the JEE exam, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said on Friday.

Apr 29, 2016, 21:19 PM IST