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Quality education is imperative in India: Ansari

Aligarh, July 29. Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said that in today's India where the operative slogan is ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas', educational progress starting with quality elementary, secondary and skills...

IIT Kharagpur facilitating filing of GI application

Kharagpur, July 31 The Intellectual Property Rights cell of IIT Kharagpur has taken up an initiative to facilitate the process of filing of potential Geographical indications for "Goyna Bori" - the...

Amar Chitra Katha to publish comic on Swachh Bharat

New Delhi, Aug 31 . Storyteller to generations of Indians, Amar Chitra Katha will now publish and distribute a special edition of a comic book focusing on Swachh Bharat Mission.The Ministry of...

Vijaya Bank adopts girls to ensure education

Agartala, Sep 11. Public-sector Vijaya Bank, which posted a profit of Rs 1,547 crore in the last fiscal, has adopted 632 girls to take care of their education, and 82 villages across...

India to miss target for universal upper-secondary education by 50 Years 

India will not have universal upper secondary education (covering the age group 14-17 years and 9th to 12th standard) till 2085, over half a century late, according to the Global Education...

Quality of education is my main agenda: Javadekar

New Delhi, Sep 22 . Noting that education is a very important aspect in sensitising the youth, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said his agenda is the quality of education."Education is very important...

FIR against DU, JNU profs is vendetta: Bastar activists

New Delhi, Nov 18 . Activists fighting for the rights of tribals in Bastar, caught in the crossfire of the dragging war between the state and the Maoists, say that the charges...

Jaipur lit fest is open to all voices, Left and Right: Producer Sanjoy Roy 

New Delhi, Dec 24 -  Dubbed as one of India's greatest such shows, the journey of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) has been marked by several controversies. Its producer, Sanjoy K. Roy,...

More girls studying, but 84% drop out after graduation 

While more young women are enrolled in higher education than ever before -- and apparently more successful in clearing 10th-standard board exams than young men -- they are either marrying early...
10,000 CAR children deprived of school education: UN

10,000 CAR children deprived of school education: UN

United Nations, Oct 1 .  The UN has revealed that over 10,000 children were unable to resume school in Central African Republic (CAR) in 2016 because of the prolonged civil war in...

Entertainment

My intentions are to entertain with dignity: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 5 - Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...