15 Dec 2014
Varanasi: Expressing concern over the commercialisation of education, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik said the education system in the country has deviated from imparting value-based teachings.
14 Dec 2014
Tokyo: Voters began casting ballots in Japan on Sunday for a general election likely to return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power, and billed as a referendum on his economic policy.
09 Dec 2014
New Delhi: After replacing German with Sanskrit as third language from Classes VI to VIII, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has decided to revive a policy of teaching Sanskrit in Classes XI and XII.
10 Apr 2011
The Education Department of Uttar Pradesh is in a dilemma over the recruitment of 1.22 lakh teachers in the district board schools. Since the applicants with requisite degrees from outside states have also applied in large numbers, the SCERT has sought opinion from Law department about their candidature.
19 Nov 2014
London: The social status of your ancestors still exerts an influence on your life course, a Britain-based study says. Social status is consistently passed down among families over multiple generations in fact, it is even more strongly inherited than height, the findings showed.
18 Nov 2014
Ahmedabad: India's premier business school Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) announced a fee hike ranging from Rs 1.9 lakh to 2.5 lakh for three of its flagship courses.
14 Nov 2014
New Delhi: A new toll-free helpline number for teachers was launched here on Thursday to address issues of teaching and learning in government schools. The helpline - 1800112028 - is for all government primary school teachers across the national capital.
14 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Kendriya Vidyalaya has decided to discontinue teaching German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language, a decision which HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said was taken in view of "national interest".
12 Jul 2014
Washington: The Mozilla Foundation is expecting more than 1, 00,000 people to participate in a series of events in at least 368 locations, including in India, over the next two months teaching basic Internet use and other digital skills.