IITs in Top 5 list of best entrepreneurial UG institutes: Irani

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) figure among the top five in a list of the best entrepreneurial undergraduate institutes in the world and are placed higher than the Ivy League universities like Harvard, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said.

Irani asks teachers to continue to light up lives of students

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday asked the teachers to continue to light up the lives of students and help improve them as a teacher within them never retires.

Was misconstrued on Yale University degree: Smriti Irani

Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani Monday said her statement on the degree from Yale University in the United States was "misconstrued".

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.

HRD Minister Smriti Irani appeals UP govt to pay attention to women security

Human and Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said that the law needs to be implemented more forcefully in Uttar Pradesh.

HRD minister asks MPs to monitor mid-day meal scheme

HRD Minister Smriti Irani has written to all MPs asking them to be part of committees set up to monitor the mid-day meal scheme which has seen complaints of poor quality of food and corruption.

Three year course better for DU students: BJP

BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said on Tuesday that the ongoing FYUP tussle between the Delhi University (DU) and the UGC seems to be because of lack of applications and absence of stakeholders` involvement.

Delhi University council full of fools: Atul Anjan

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan on Tuesday said that the Delhi University council is full of fools.

DU suspends five officials for leaking Smriti Irani`s documents

The Delhi University (DU) Friday suspended five officials for allegedly leaking documents related to educational qualifications of union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani, officials said here.

Sports Ministry announces HRD scheme in Sports

With the aim of developing human resources for the overall development of sports in the country, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday announced a revised scheme called `Human Resources Development in Sports`.

NERIST issues to be resolved within three months

A fact finding committee of the union ministry of human resources development has assured that all issues relating to NERIST would be addressed within three months, official sources said on Thursday.

Raju to write to MPs for support on mid-day meal scheme

With a string of incidents putting question mark on mid-day meal scheme, HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju said he would write to all MPs for their support for effective implementation and quality of food.

Karnataka government plans world-class university

The Karnataka government on Wednesday said it is planning to establish a world-class university in the state in collaboration with the Union Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD).

Pasighat to be hub of HRD in Arunachal: Tuki

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Saturday said Pasighat in East Siang district would one day become state hub of human resource development.

RJD seeks HRD minister`s resignation

The opposition RJD staged a noisy walkout in Bihar Assembly demanding resignation of state HRD minister PK Shahi over an allegedly adverse comment made by Patna HC.

UN, India working on guidelines on safety for school students

The event brought together 13 UN agencies working on disaster risk reduction in India.

Sachin for integrating sports, education; Sibal responds positively

If things go according to plan, cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar may soon be involved in a big way in promotion of sports in schools and higher education system.

Best minds needed in teaching profession: Sibal

Sibal said it was ironic that we are talking about teacher education instead of discussing the education of children.

`India open to foreign expertise for Aakash`

India is open to collaboration with
international companies for future development of Aakash
tablet, Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal said.