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Higher education needs radical changes: C Rangarajan

Former Chairman of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister C Rangarajan today said higher education in India is at "cross-roads", and needs radical changes.

Causal approach behind lack of outstanding educational institutions in the country: President Pranab Mukherjee

Causal approach behind lack of outstanding educational institutions in the country: President Pranab Mukherjee

 President Pranab Mukherjee today stressed on the need to take urgent measures to improve academic management in higher level institutions.

Deepak Parekh pitches for greater govt, corp investment in education

"There is a lot of innovation that can be brought into the education space and with this initiative, HDFC aims to create a visible impact on schooling system," he added.

Education can help India overcome moral challenges: President

The people of the country need to make an extra effort to surmount the contemporary moral challenges, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said, stressing the need to focus on education for India to be "truly developed".

Transforming education in India is very complex: Azim Premji

Industry captain and philanthropist Azim Premji has called upon the government and other stakeholders to invest more resources to improve the state of education in the country.

India ranks no 2 in search queries for education: Google

India was ranked 8th in 2008, and is now behind only to the US, reveals a study titled 'Students on the web' compiled by Google India.

UGC to allow only top 500 universities into India

Foreign universities entering into agreement with their Indian counterparts for offering twinning programmes will have to be among the global top 500.

Quality of education in India remains poor: World Bank

Though India is enrolling more students in schools and colleges, the quality of education in the country remains poor, a top World Bank official said.

Shiksha abhiyan campaign to have PM`s message

The campaign aims to create awareness among people about Right to Education and their entitlement to free and compulsory education.

‘India, China providing high-quality education’

India and China provide millions of youths
with quality education in fields like engineering and business
management that would help the two Asian giants lift their
economies, according to a new report.

India needs quality education to maintain its leadership: Patil

India needs multi-dimensional and broad-based quality education to maintain 21st century leadership, Prez Pratibha Patil said here today.

Learning Hindi, English crucial for integration: Sibal

Union Minister Kapil Sibal
strongly batted for teaching Hindi and English in all
schools across the country, saying fluency in both the
languages will help the students to integrate better within
the country and outside.