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 Mukherjee stresses need to imbibe technology in education

New Delhi, Sep 5 . President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday stressed on the need to imbibe technology in education and said teachers should instill in children civilisational values of sacrifice, tolerance, pluralism,...

Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat’s Tripathi among ‘Top 50 Indian Icon’s’

Mumbai, July 30 . Vishakha Tripathi, President of the philanthropic organisation Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat (JKP), was conferred the Top 50 Indian Icon award at a well-attended function here on Friday evening.The awardees...

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...

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...

Bihar toppers scam: Court grants bail to Ruby

Patna, Aug 1. A Bihar court on Monday granted bail to Ruby Rai, an accused in the toppers' scam, a government lawyer said.A special juvenile court here granted her bail after hearing...

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...
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...

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...

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...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

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...