Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) A 67-year-old villager from Chennai and a young hostel-bred teenager have one thing in common - the lingering trauma of ragging. Both came forward to discuss their nightmares before members of a committee probing into the issue of ragging in educational institutions.
Thursday, February 22, 2007 7:53:25 PM
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Remember Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 Academy Award winning film 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'? The famous black dress worn by the Hollywood diva in her legendry role as Holly Golightly, a slightly eccentric na´ve socialite, will now fund a school for underprivileged children in Bengal.
Thursday, February 22, 2007 2:53:03 PM
Jaipur, Feb 19 (IANS) In a bid to improve the education infrastructure in Rajasthan the state government has come out with a unique school adoption scheme that is also finding favour with the private sector.
Monday, February 19, 2007 10:06:33 AM
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Students of the Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) here have developed a single-seater sports car and are all set to vroom on the British Grand Prix tracks in July.
Sunday, February 18, 2007 8:25:09 AM
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) As March 1 draws near for the Class 12 board examinations tension among the students is mounting. The best way to help an already overwrought student get over last-minute panic would be to crack light jokes and insist on breaks between studies for some recreation, say education counsellors.
Saturday, February 17, 2007 9:02:30 AM
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) From making seating arrangements on the ground floor to setting up six dedicated centres for blind students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made special provisions this year to help physically challenged students during their board examinations.
Friday, February 16, 2007 1:54:43 PM
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the Delhi government to place before it the notification making it mandatory for the public schools, built on subsidised public land, to set aside 20 percent of their seats for poor students.
Thursday, February 15, 2007 11:13:44 PM
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) Opposing any 'distortions' in the saint's message, a large chain of schools here celebrated the Valentine Day Wednesday as 'Marriage Solidarity and Family Unity' day.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 6:24:47 PM
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In a move to preserve rare and priceless ancient manuscripts lying forgotten in temples and museums across the country, India Wednesday launched an online database of one million of an estimated five million such known documents.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 1:22:05 PM
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India had taken steps to ensure that financial reporting in the country was of international standards, Minister for Company Affairs Prem Chand Gupta said Tuesday after a meeting with International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) chairman David Tweedie.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 10:50:38 PM
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