Education

Scrap reservation, merit should be basis of higher education: Supreme Court to govt

The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that national interest requires scrapping all forms of reservation in institutions of higher education, and appealed to the Centre to take objective steps in this regard.

Oct 28, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Australia, India sign MoU for joint research, teaching

Australia's Deakin University and the Indian School of Business (ISB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for joint research and teaching.

Oct 26, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

US announces USD 70 mn aid to Pak for girls education

The United Stated announced USD 70 million aid to educate Pakistan’s girl children. 

Oct 23, 2015, 03:42 AM IST

Rajasthan University planning centre for innovation

Rajasthan University is planning to set up a centre for innovation, incubation and entrepreneurship along with facilitating tie ups with industries.

Oct 14, 2015, 14:47 PM IST
J&K CM bats for quality education, better teaching methods

J&K CM bats for quality education, better teaching methods

Outlining the importance of quality human resource, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Tuesday said the youth today must get excellent education as it would determine empowerment of nations in the future.

Oct 14, 2015, 00:30 AM IST
Northeast emerging as new education hub

Northeast emerging as new education hub

The Northeast region is going through a phase of development, and education will be the next sector which the region would seek to excel.

Oct 10, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

Check out the general knowledge of these UP panchayat candidates

Check these political candidates of Uttar Pradesh who don't even know the name of Prime minister of India and other basics of the country.

Oct 07, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Kidzee ranked India’s Most Attractive Brand in Education

Kidzee, the largest network of pre-school chain in Asia has been ranked as the No. 1 in India's Most Attractive Brands 2015 list in the education and pre-school category.

Sep 30, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav to help economically weak Harendra Singh

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav to help economically weak Harendra Singh for education.

Sep 27, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

New draft education policy by December: Smriti Irani

Efforts are underway to prepare the draft of a new education policy by December with involvement of people at the district level, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said on Saturday.

Sep 26, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Ambedkar anniversary: Govt aims rise in SC/ST student enrolment

The government aims to increase the enrolment rate of SC/ST students in private universities during the BR Ambedkar's birthday celebrations.

Sep 25, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

UK varsity ready to improve Indian education system: Paul

University of Wolverhampton in the UK is ready to provide significant assistance to improve education standards in India and enable it to become a leading global economy by strengthening business innovation, its Chancellor Lord Swraj Paul said on Friday.

Sep 25, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

Sisodia to meet President Mukherjee to discuss changes in education system

 Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who is also the state Education Minister, is likely to meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday.

Sep 25, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

Unequal access to education lets child labour persist

Unequal access to education ensures hundreds of millions of children remain trapped in child labour despite dramatic falls in worldwide poverty levels, according to a new study conducted in India, Peru and Ethiopia.

Sep 21, 2015, 22:47 PM IST
National education policy to be prepared with opinion of all: Smriti Irani

National education policy to be prepared with opinion of all: Smriti Irani

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has said a joint effort has been initiated from the national to the grassroots level to obtain opinion to formulate a national education policy.

Sep 19, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

HRD ministry nod needed for signing MoU with foreign partners

All major Central educational institutions will now have to take the HRD Ministry's nod for signing MoUs with foreign partners in case the agreements have financial implications on the government.

Sep 17, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

In a first, Rajasthan Assembly clears bill for amendment in Right to Education Act

In a first in the country, Rajasthan Assembly on Thursday cleared a bill for amendment in Right to Education Act, 2009, to improve the standards of education by removing the provision of not failing students till Class 8 and instead evaluating them on the basis of their performance.

Sep 17, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

DNA: Unemployment crisis deepens; PhD holders among 23 lakh applicants for peon jobs in UP

Such is the sad affair of unemployment in India that Graduates, post graduates and even Phd holders are among the 23 lakh applicants vying for the post of peon in Uttar Pradesh government secretari

Sep 17, 2015, 10:45 AM IST
Set age-wise target for complete literacy by 2016: Smriti Irani

Set age-wise target for complete literacy by 2016: Smriti Irani

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday asked officers of the adult literacy mission to fix age-wise target to attain complete literacy in the next one year.

Sep 10, 2015, 15:21 PM IST

Public wants pollution removed from national ideology: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma

Accused of "saffronising" education, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday said if at all saffronisation had been done, it had been done by the public by giving BJP a big mandate and asserted that they wanted to remove "pollution" from the national ideology.

Sep 07, 2015, 19:51 PM IST