New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) High illiteracy rate will only be reduced if governments accord priority to literacy and recognize it as a right, said participants at the end of the two-day global literacy meet here Friday.
Friday, November 30, 2007 9:07:11 PM
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India is among the bottom five countries in South and West Asia when it comes to female literacy rate, says a new report released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organisation (Unesco).
Friday, November 30, 2007 4:15:44 PM
Ahmedabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The Greeks and Romans are known to have practised it and, until not so long ago, it was a much sought after skill in India too. But stenography or shorthand writing has all but disappeared now.
Friday, November 30, 2007 8:55:08 AM
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to admit a student, who had complained of caste discrimination, to the course of his choice.
Thursday, November 29, 2007 10:14:59 PM
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) India is committed to universalising primary education by 2010, said Congress president and the ruling UPA coalition chief Sonia Gandhi here Thursday while inaugurating a two-day meet on global literacy.
Thursday, November 29, 2007 4:58:20 PM
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Only eight percent of Indian students finishing school go for higher education - compared to 20 per cent in China - and the country needs 1,500 new universities in the next seven years to bridge the shortfall of skilled workers, India's Knowledge Commission has said.
Thursday, November 29, 2007 9:28:35 AM
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) In support of global literacy, India is hosting a two-day global literacy meet here starting Thursday.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 7:07:28 PM
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Concerned about the increasing numbers of students committing suicide, the Delhi High Court Wednesday asked all senior secondary schools in the capital to have full time counsellors.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 4:43:56 PM
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Inspired by the success story of Indra Nooyi who heads PepsiCo worldwide, the management of a business school here Wednesday announced setting up of an exclusive all-women management school by next year.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 4:42:02 PM
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) It was a sentimental journey for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as he recalled his days as a bright young student in Cambridge University when St John's College announced scholarships in his honour Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 9:27:25 PM
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