16 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The Health Ministry will rope in private and semi-government firms to improve basic health care, union Health Secretary Lov Verma said here on Tuesday.
04 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Ahead of Teachers' Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said teaching is not a profession but ‘jeevan dharm’ (a way of life) and asked teachers to understand changes happening across the world to prepare the new generation accordingly.
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.
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.
26 Aug 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday announced allocating over Rs 120 crore for basic amenities in Thanjavur and Dindigul Corporations.
30 Aug 2014
Melbourne: YouTube is full of videos depicting life saving techniques like Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support (BLS) but only a handful of these provide instructions which are consistent with recent health guidelines, says a new study.
06 Aug 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Backing Supreme Court Judge Justice A R Dave over his call to teach Gita in schools, a leading RSS ideologue on Wednesday said the work is not a mere religious scripture but a spiritual and philosophic classic and called for it to be declared the "national book."
23 Aug 2014
Rajahmundry (AP): A three-month certificate course on Gandhian Philosophy was inaugurated on Saturday at the Government Degree College Ganapavaram in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
16 Aug 2014
Seoul: Pope Francis has generally avoided hot-button "culture war" issues like abortion, arguing that the church's doctrine on the sanctity of life is well-known and that he would rather emphasize other aspects of church teaching.
06 Aug 2014
Ranchi: The pilot e-District project in Ranchi district, which was rolled out on September 13, 2011, was not fully secure and reliable as electronically delivered multiple certificates were issued to same persons, a Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report said.