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Baba Ramdev to provide free education to poverty-stricken children
Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev's Patanjali will provide free education to over 100 children in Sevashram and the Sanskrit Gurukulam inaugurated on Saturday. The children, who have become destitute due to...
CM Yogi's next agenda: Here are some measures to be taken by UP Government in the field of Education
After fulfilling its poll promise to waive off farm loans of the state’s small and marginal farmers, constituting anti-Romeo squads to keep a check on harassment of women and crackdown on illegal...
IIT Kharagpur launches 'Semester Away' programme for students
IIT Kharagpur on Thursday approved the Semester Away Programme (SAP) where its students will now get the opportunity to study in some of the top universities of the world for one semester even before...
'Exams are festivals, Smile more, Score more': PM Modi tells students preparing for exams
Observing that examinations were a big reason of stress for students and parents alike, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated much of his monthly radio address ‘Mann ki baat’ to students...
More students from India studying in the US than ever before
The number of Indian students studying in the US has gone up to over 165,000 during academic year 2015-16, a growth of 25 per cent over the previous year, says a report released on Monday. According...
Why Indian universities score dismally low in global rankings
Indian educational institutions have again had a poor run in global ratings with none, including the prestigious IITs, making it to the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings. And experts are...
Tamil Nadu, Kerala have high Female Literacy and most Women Entrepreneurs
The five states with the largest proportion of literate women — Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Maharashtra — account for 53 per cent (4.3 million) of all business establishments...
IIT, IISc rankings slip, but whom to blame?
The ranking of Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, along with six of the seven top-ranked Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have slipped in the 13th edition of the QS World University...
MEA Launches Registration Module for Indian Students Abroad
In the absence of any data on Indian students studying abroad, the government has launched a registration module for them so they could be reached in case of emergency. "We have no data of Indian...
Ramdev’s University of Patanjali
Baba Ramdev has walked a long distance from being a Yoga Guru to establishing brand ‘Patanjali’. The latest offering from Baba is University of Patanjali (UOP). Yes! you heard it right, Baba Ramdev...
Kejriwal’s Government Has Failed To Ensure Transparency in Education Reforms
Aam Aadmi Party’s strategy in the poll-bound states of Punjab, Gujarat and Goa has been to showcase its work in the education sector of Delhi. AAP under the leadership of Chief Minister Arvind...
SC Overlooks MCI's Plea To Shut Colleges With Low Infrastructure
Would you like to study a course in a college without any infrastructure ? Well, if your answer is no, you are agreeing with the Medical Council of India (MCI). In a landmark judgement, the Supreme...
India's largest interactive digital learning platform "Virsa"
Art lessons will no longer be a monotonous interaction between teachers and students in classrooms, thanks to the exclusive online platform "Virsa", which was launched recently with an aim to give...
Kota: How India's IIT Coaching Hub is Turning into a Suicide Hub
Is it appropriate to say that it is "just another" suicide in Kota, an IIT coaching hub in Rajasthan? I am afraid, yes. With this being the 12th suicide this year, the numbers are doing the talking...
Bihar’s Topper Ruby Rai Arrested
On Saturday, humanities topper of Bihar Intermediate examinations, Ruby Rai was arrested in connection with the exam scam. On the same day, her exam results were declared null as she was unable to...
DU Students Suffer As Teachers Strike For Promotions
Delhi University (DU), one of the premier education institutes in the country, is going through a turmoil and it is the students who have suffered a collateral damage. The exam results of under...
1 Teacher, 30 Poor Students & 1 Mission: IIT ENTRANCE!
Have you ever heard of the Super 30? Now, if you’re hoping for a new superhero movie by Marvel or DC, you might be in for disappointment. They’re superheroes, but humans! Confused? Super 30 is a...
Nitish Kumar
For arts stream topper in Bihar board’s XII grade exam, political science has something to do with - cooking - and pronounces it as ‘prodigal’ science, a subject for which she had secured 91/100!...
As Education Standards Fall, Govt Moots New Policy
It is baffling that as many as six lakh sixth grade students of government schools in Gujarat can’t write simple sentences or even words in Gujarati, as revealed by the government’s annual evaluation...
CBSE Class 12 Results: Topper “Disappointed”, Twitter the Highest Scorer
Every year, after results of the CBSE class 12 board exams are announced, you can almost predict the kind of news that appears in the media , so much that it has become a series of clichés, not...
Arvind Kejriwal
From last few days, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is doing a huge drama over the issue of PM Modi's degree. But do you know that he never qualified for IIT joint entrance examination. He never got any All...
The Only Way for Admission into MBBS or BDS- NEET
From now on, there will be only one common entrance test for MBBS and BDS aspirants - National eligibility cum entrance test (NEET). Putting an end to all the confusion, the Supreme Court on Monday...
When The Underprivileged Fight All Odds & Turn Role Models
When a daughter of a tea seller becomes a judge it makes news but when she becomes the judge of the court where her father sells tea, that’s when it strikes the right chords. Surinder Kumar who has...
Swachh Bharat Responsible for K’taka II PUC Chemistry Question Paper Leak!
They did it again! The II-PUC Karnataka Board Chemistry examination had to be postponed for the second time as the question paper had been leaked prior to the examination. The students responsible...
7 Key eLearning Trends For 2016
If there's something that is quite certain about the future, it's the rise of eLearning. Nowadays we see new online learning options popping out every month and traditional classroom environments are...
Classroom or Online: Which is the Best Place to Learn?
Most adults, at some point in their lives, have gone to learn in a classroom environment, whether as part of continuing education or work-related training. In 2005, 44% of American adults were...
17 Statistics For World Statistics Day (And Why We Need To Invest In Them)
Celebration of World Statistics Day comes right after Sunday’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, last month’s UN General Assembly agreeing the Sustainable Development Goals and the...
Why Business Leaders Need To Take On The Education Revolution
Have you hired someone straight out of college in the last decade? If you have, it comes as no shock that today’s education system simply isn’t creating job-ready employees. Far from the...
Top Degrees For Getting Hired In 2016
We keep hearing that the way to get ahead is with an engineering or computer science degree. Studying business can also be a good idea. But which degree exactly will make you most desirable to...
SchoolCycle: How One Bike Can Change The life Of A Girl
More than 62 million girls around the globe are out of school. Not one million, not 10 million, but 62 million girls. As a young woman, it is astonishing that such a staggering number of girls have...
The Women's Issues We Should Care About In 2016
On Saturday, women in Saudi Arabia voted and ran for office for the first time in the Kingdom’s history. 20 women were elected. But Saudi women were outnumbered in the voting population by a factor...
How can Teachers be Supported to Provide Quality Learning in Emergency and Conflict Situations? The Experience of South Sudan
South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, committed itself to the Education for All (EFA) goals and education Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and began collecting educational data in 2011. South...
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
The manifesto that we published for the occasion showed, with staggering figures, that 115 million young people still do not have access to education around the world. 2/3 of those 115 million are...
Watch: What is The Price Of LGBT discrimination?
Do you know how much discrimination really costs? Rates of poverty, homelessness, depression and suicide have been found to be far higher among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people than in...
Education Increases Awareness And Concern For The Environment
Our first blog around the COP21 taking place here in Paris where the GMR is based showed how education can help poorer communities respond and react to the impact of climate change. This blog shows...
Imagine what the world would look like if we keep the Education promise.
In 2015, the international community is raising their ambitions; promising inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all. This new video from the UN Secretary General’s...
“2016 : UK-INDIA Year of Education, Research and Innovation” Launched
India and United Kingdom launched a joint initiative “2016: UK-INDIA Year of Education, Research and Innovation” in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister of Human Resource Development,...
Education as a vehicle to end violence against women
The sun sets this year on the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which include the elimination of gender disparities in education at all levels. Even though the number of countries that have...
Making quality education accessible to children with disabilities
While the developing world has made strong progress towards universal primary education, the Sustainable Development Goals adopted at the United Nations this September now call for access to quality...
Education Can: Sustainable development begins with education
Education is a fundamental right, and it is also the most powerful tool we have for sustainable development. Investing in a quality education for every child, youth and adult is essential - not only...
Shining 3D Brings 3D Centered Classroom to Hangzhou Xingzhi Middle School
Zhejiang is an idyllic province in Eastern China along the East China Sea that boasts water towns and beautifully restored historic districts. However, it’s not all about rural beauty or preserved...
Cabinet approves six new IITs
Six new Indian Institutes of Technology ( IITs ) will be set up in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Karnataka with the Union Cabinet clearing a proposal...
UNICEF: Drawing a solution to the world's learning crisis
Every child has a right to education , but too many are being left behind. Today around 121 million children and adolescents are out of school around the world. How can we change this picture? Find...
Formulating the New Education Policy
A collaborative, multi-stakeholder approach to national policy formulation On January 26th 2015, the Ministry of Human Resource Development initiated the process of formulating the New Education...
Notice to govt, CBSE on franchisee schools
The Delhi high court has sought responses of the city government and CBSE on a PIL alleging that societies like Delhi Public School Society were indulging in commercialisation of education by...

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