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,...

15 Sri Lankan students awarded Chinese scholarships

Colombo, July 28  Fifteen Sri Lankan students have been awarded Chinese government scholarships, an official said on Thursday.The students, selected from at least 1,000 applicants, were nominated to receive post-graduate or...

New brand of nationalism being invoked in education: Congress leader K.V. Thomas

New Delhi, July 27  The New Education Policy (NEP) draft prepared by the government has created a fear of invoking "a new brand of nationalism" linked to one religion, senior Congress...

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...

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...

India’s CSIR ranked world’s 12th best government institute

New Delhi, July 26. The Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) has been ranked world's 12th best government institution, according to a report.Out of 746 institutions, France's National Centre for Scientific Research...

India wins 2 silver, 1 bronze at Astronomy Olympiad

Kolkata, Oct 20 .  Indian students won two silver and one bronze medals in the 21st International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO) held at Pamporovo, Bulgaria, earlier this month, the National Council of Science...
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...

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...

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...

Entertainment

BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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History

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...