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’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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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 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...

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...

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,...

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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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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...