Hindi may topple English on Social Media in India but ignores critical issues

New Delhi, Feb 21. Hindi is set to topple English as the most popular language on social media in India in 2017 but this comes with a negative, a study on 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

India asks mission officials in Pakistan to send wards away for studies 

New Delhi/Islamabad, July 25. The government on Monday directed its officials in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to send their wards outside Pakistan for their education, a move Pakistan described an...
President inaugurates international conference on 'idea of Bharat'

President inaugurates international conference on ‘idea of Bharat’

New Delhi, Feb 24. President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday inaugurated an international conference on "Bharat Bodh" (Idea of Bharat), organised by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal.According...

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...

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,...

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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...