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...

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 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...

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...