Civil services aspirants protest near parliament (Lead) (18:28)
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Hundreds of civil services aspirants Monday protested outside Parliament House, demanding changes in the examination pattern of the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC).
Presidency University hosting stalwarts of science (16:54)
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) International researchers from different streams of science will deliver lectures in the eastern metropolis this weekend - via video links - at a three-day interaction organised by Presidency University.
Patna students protest move to block college entrance (14:40)
Patna, Dec 9 (IANS) Thousands of students of Magadh Mahila College - a prestigious city women's college - took to the streets in the Bihar capital Monday to protest a government move to block the main entrance of their college to facilitate the construction of a convention centre.
Civil service aspirants protest near parliament (14:22)
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Hundreds of civil service aspirants protested outside Parliament House Monday, demanding changes in the examination pattern of the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC).
The entire world is our home: Dalai Lama (21:36)
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Saturday the homeless should not lose hope because the world is their home.
Law student thrashes woman lecturer, in judicial custody (Lead) (19:54)
Gurgaon, Dec 7 (IANS) A final year student of the Institute of Law and Management Studies here in sector 40 was arrested and sent to judicial custody Saturday for allegedly thrashing a woman lecturer, police said.
Incorporate natural education in teaching: President (17:10)
Shantiniketan (West Bengal), Dec 7 (IANS) Describing Rabindranath Tagore founded Visva Bharati University as an "unique institution", President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday stressed on the need for incorporating "natural education" in modern teaching.
Head to Startup Weekend, for help with business ideas (14:44)
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Ashwin Bhambri had trump cards, but they were not of WWF wrestlers with bulky bodies - they were of entrepreneurs and CEOs, their credentials and work history. Children could learn, through these, he says.
Creative ideas give additional responsibility to cabinet: UAE premier (23:16)
Dubai, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has said that the creative ideas received during a national brainstorming initiative give ministers an additional responsibility to meet the expectations of the people.
No surprise that PU ranked among top varsities: VC (23:04)
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) Panjab University, being ranked 13th among all BRICS countries and as the top-ranked university in India was "no surprise", Vice Chancellor Arun Kumar Grover said Thursday.
Court dismisses Jamia student's plea against expulsion (22:36)
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday denied relief to a Jamia Millia Islamia student against his expulsion for three years for misbehaving with a girl student.
Odisha tribal students to join US programme (22:26)
Bhubaneswar, Dec 5 (IANS) Two tribal students of Class 8 in Odisha have won a scholarship to join a programme in the US, their institute said Thursday.
China to improve school conditions in poor regions (07:56)
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) China has decided to improve basic schooling conditions for compulsory education in poverty-stricken areas, according to a new document unveiled Wednesday.
Indian teachers in Oman to be honoured (18:12)
Muscat, Dec 4 (IANS) The Best Teacher Awards for the year 2013-14, which recognise the contribution of Indian school teachers in Oman, would be presented here Thursday.
Institute for Indian studies set up in South Korea (14:56)
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) An Institute for Indian Studies Korea (IISK) was inaugurated here Wednesday to help South Koreans understand India better as the country becomes a major magnet for Korean businesses.
Mamata government interfering in education: Rebel MLA (23:10)
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Rebel Trinamool Congress legislator Shikha Mitra Tuesday criticised the West Bengal government for its "brutal political inference" in the running of the state's educational institutions.
PU orders exam probe after suicide by student (22:36)
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Panjab University authorities Tuesday ordered formation of a committee to look into results and internal assessments of various examinations of a dental sciences institute after a girl student committed suicide after getting less marks.
Notice to Himachal government over upgrading schools (19:44)
Shimla, Dec 3 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the government to file reply within four weeks to a public interest litigation (PIL) over upgrading schools that don't have requisite infrastructure.
Two in five kids don't have right BMI: Survey (17:24)
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Two out of five kids in India were found not to have the right Body Mass Index (BMI) levels, according to a health and fitness survey which covered 77,669 children in 176 schools across the country.
Professor's remark causes stir in AMU (12:02)
Aligarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Irfan Habib, an Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) professor, has created a stir by questioning the demand for the varsity's minority character.
Dismayed 'education' missing in manifestos: Civil society (23:04)
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Members of civil society working in the field of education Monday expressed dismay over the failure of political parties in Delhi to have a plan for implementing the Right to Education (RTE) Act in their manifestos.
President to visit AMU's Murshidabad campus (22:32)
Aligarh, Dec 2 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will address faculty members and students at the Aligarh Muslim University's Murshidabad campus Dec 7.
Muslim schoolgirl wearing hijab attacked in Australia (21:28)
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) A young Muslim girl wearing hijab was attacked by a group of teenagers in Wantirna South, a suburb in Melbourne.
Learning human rights from Anne Frank diary (17:56)
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) What better way to instill the concept of human rights into school children than by making them aware of the life of Anne Frank through her diary! A new educational project in the city is doing just that for students and teachers.
British neuroscientists to collaborate with Kolkata counterparts (16:48)
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) A leading neuroscience institute of the city has tied up with a British establishment to further advanced joint studies, thereby boosting collaborative research between India and Britain.
Subscribe To Planet Career