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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...