Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) Annoyed by the 'political interference' in Uttar Pradesh universities, the University Grants Commission (UGC) is highly critical of the academic standards and the quality of higher education in the state.
Thursday, August 02, 2007 2:21:37 PM
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) All male teachers are to be moved from government-run primary schools for girls in the capital following allegations by six girls that their teacher had molested them, civic authorities decided Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 01, 2007 9:06:21 PM
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) India is set to launch an ambitious mission to give a fillip to libraries, seen as critical players in a knowledge society, as the draft report on the project has been prepared and will be finalised soon, Tourism and Culture Minister Ambika Soni said Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 31, 2007 9:34:29 PM
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday adjourned to Aug 7 the hearing of the central government's latest plea for revival of the suspended law for the reservation for Other Backward Class (OBC) students in government-funded higher educational institutions.
Tuesday, July 31, 2007 2:32:49 PM
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) All South Asian countries including India must meet the rapidly changing educational and health needs of people to make the region an 'engine of economic growth in Asia and the rest of the world', the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Monday.
Monday, July 30, 2007 7:02:25 PM
Ranchi, July 29 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is in a fix over introducing sex education in schools following objections from political and religious bodies.
Sunday, July 29, 2007 4:20:36 PM
Agra, July 28 (IANS) Girls in schools run by the Uttar Pradesh government's Primary Education Council here will soon be taught a new subject: cycling.
Saturday, July 28, 2007 10:26:02 AM
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India can look forward to some 'significant' investments in the country's education sector in the 11th Five-Year Plan (2007-12) based on some radical recommendations given by the National Knowledge Commission (NKC), its chairman Sam Pitroda said Friday.
Friday, July 27, 2007 5:22:39 PM
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Teachers in private educational institutions will now be entitled to gratuity, the government said Thursday.
Thursday, July 26, 2007 9:31:10 PM
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) An American embassy school was opened in Kolkata Thursday to cater to the children of diplomats and the international business community in eastern India.
Thursday, July 26, 2007 4:17:32 PM
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