18 Apr 2011
In what can be seen as a reflection of government apathy in Uttar Pradesh, two of its districts-Bahraich and Gonda - having a population of more than 34 lakh, have still to get a single government college.
18 Jan 2016
Greater Noida: President Pranab Mukherjee today expressed concern over the falling standard of higher education in the country even though he said the proliferation of private sector has led to greater access.
11 Jan 2016
Lucknow: Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani yesterday announced that higher education course material will soon be made available free to students through mobile app and other sources.
16 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Bowing to the demands of college teachers protesting against changes made in the Academic Performance Index (API) score criteria, the UGC yesterday restored the direct teaching hours workload.
07 Nov 2015
New Delhi: India must emerge as a higher education destination, President Pranab Mukherjee has said while emphasizing educational institutes to focus on improving the quality of teaching.
10 Nov 2014
Bareilly: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Monday said law and order situation in the state is not upto the mark and that the state is also lagging behind in development and higher education.
08 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Representatives of social sector organisations on Thursday sought higher budgetary allocation for education, with special focus on the elementary sector.
22 Nov 2014
Bengaluru: Karnataka government will soon set up smart class rooms and virtual classes at its first grade colleges to achieve quality enrichment of teaching-learning processes through technological intervention, a minister said.
11 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Centre has proposed to set up five IITs and as many IIMs in the country to give a boost to education sector for which Rs 68,728 crore has been allocated in the 2014-15 general budget.
22 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Several members of a parliamentary panel on HRD Ministry expressed their concern over the quality of higher education in the country and employability though they expressed appreciation on steps taken by the Ministry on skill development.