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HPU to be developed as 'Model Disabled-Accessible Hill University' in the Country

The Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) is being developed as a "model disabled accessible hill university" in the country, its Vice Chancellor Prof Sikander Kumar said Monday. The VC was speaking at an awareness workshop on visual

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Farmer's son Akash claims India's maiden archery silver at Youth Olympics

Akash Malik became India's first silver-medallist in archery at the Youth Olympic Games, providing a fitting finale to the country's best-ever campaign at the marquee event here. The 15-year-old son of a farmer lost a one-sided final to Trenton Cowles of the USA 0-6 as India concluded w

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Manipal private University Student embarks on 3,500-km bicycle ride to save Sangai Deer

A 23-year-old student started a 3,500-km bicycle ride to Imphal from Greater Noida Tuesday with an aim to raise awareness about Sangai deer, the state animal of Manipur. Philem Rohan Singh, pursuing masters in English at a private University in Greater No

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Tezpur University Ranked 146th among BRICS Nations

Tezpur University has been ranked 146th among 400 universities in BRICS countries, which is an improvement over the previous year. "TU (Tezpur University) now ranks 146th amongst the BRICS nations (out of 400 institutions), which comprises Brazil, Rus

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Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation raises over USD 12 million for rural, tribal India

The Ekal Vidyalaya, known for its innovative single teacher school in remote rural and tribal parts of India, has raised more than USD 12 million this year so far through over 50 fund-raising concerts and three galas across the US. This past week alone, Ekal Vidyal

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UGC tells Universities to set up 'Intellectual Property centres' and 'Innovation labs'

The UGC has asked all universities and higher educational institutions to set up 'Intellectual Property centres' and 'Innovation labs' to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. "The start-ups, innovators and entreprene

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Durga Puja and Dussehra both are auspicious occasions in India

A symbol of victory, Dussehra is a festival celebrated in Hinduism. Dussehra is celebrated in different ways in different parts of India. In West Bengal, Durga Puja celebrations begin on Sashti or the sixth day of Navratri and continue till Vijayadashmi - when idols of

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QS India University Rankings 2019

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, the global higher education think tank responsible for the world's most-consulted world university rankings, released their first standalone ranking of India's higher education institutions. The inaugural edition of the QS India University Ranki

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IITs dominate first-ever Indian university rankings

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) dominate the first-ever standalone ranking of India's higher education institutions released by a UK-headquartered think tank on Monday. IIT Bombay tops the 'QS India University Rankings'

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In Global Science Challenge: Three Indian students among 15 finalists

Three Indian students have made it to the finals of the prestigious annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge, a global science competition for teenagers to share their passion for mathematics and science. The three Indian students are among 15 finalists of mo

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Princess Diya Kumari Launches Early Childhood Conference

Princess Diya Kumari will host ScooNews Early ED Asia 2019, designed to focus on initiating Policy discussions with key stakeholders and betterment of the early childhood ecosystem. Jaipur is chosen as a venue to initiate discussions on the pertinent rout

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Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) scientists to experiment for Natural Farming

Farm scientists of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) gained first hand experience of natural farming at Gurukul farms in Haryana's Kurukshetra district and said they would also experiment the "pesticide-free" farming method in Punjab. A team

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COMPUTE 2018 organized by ACM India Collaboration With Chitkara University

COMPUTE 2018, an International Symposium was organized by ACM India from October 12 to 14, 2018, in collaboration with Chitkara University, Punjab. The three-day conference was inaugurated by Dr. Anil. D. Sahasrabudhe - Chairman, All India Council for Tec

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Harvard University Asian-American Discrimination Case Begins

Harvard University lowers its recruiting standards a bit for many students from rural regions, but not for Asian- Americans, to have diversity at its campus, the prestigious University's dean of admissions has testified in federal court as he defended t

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The Punjab and Haryana High Court noticed Plea Challenges Exclusion of Research Scholars in student Union Polls in Haryana

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Haryana government on a plea challenging its decision to not allow research scholars to contest student union elections, which are set to be held in the state's colleges and universities on Wednesday.

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Delhi govt signs MoU with British Council for more learning opportunities for students and teachers

The Delhi government Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the British Council to create more learning opportunities for students and teachers of its schools, officials said. The agreement will strengthen partnership between the two sides in the field of edu

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CLAT Possible Launches its New Centre in Chandigarh for CLAT and AILET

CLAT Possible, a pan-India institute that prepares students for law entrance examinations, would soon be opening its new centre in Chandigarh. The centre would offer a series of CLAT, AILET, and Law Entrance Exam preparation courses to help candidates get into one of th

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Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik lays foundation stone of National Institute of Homeopathy in Delhi

Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik Tuesday laid the foundation stone of National Institute of Homeopathy in outer Delhi's Narela. The institute, an extension of National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata, would be set

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IIM Kozhikode (IIMK) placement 2018: More than 100 companies are participated in summer placement

A total of 105 companies participated in summer placements at the IIM Kozhikode (IIMK) and made offers to 421 students. Two students opted out of placements, a release said Monday. Some of the new recruiters included ABIn

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MIT has Announced the plan to create a new college of artificial intelligence

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced plans Monday to create a new college of artificial intelligence with an initial USD 1 billion commitment for the programme focusing on "responsible and ethical" uses of the te

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ICFRE spreads awareness about Forests and Environment

The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), an autonomous council under the Environment Ministry, signed two pacts Monday to spread awareness about forests, and environment among the youths of the country, a government statement said.

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Deakin University, Australia has collaborated with Australian and Indian partners for Enhancing Community Media

Deakin University, Australia has collaborated with Australian and Indian partners to establish this project for enhancing citizen media avenues irrespective of the platforms that are used - be it community radio and/or online community media sites.

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Bihar GOVT signs MoU with PHFI for MBBS Training Courses through NEET Exam

The Bihar government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi, to carry out medical courses designed to provide expertise to MBBS degree holders. Under the MoU, the two medical courses, approved by Medical Council of India,

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Railways Minister Piyush Goyal will receive top energy policy prize by University of Pennsylvania's

Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal will receive the University of Pennsylvania's top prize in energy policy for his leadership in reforming India's power sector, spearheading efforts to fast-track electrification of thousands of remote villages

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National Theatre Festival 'Rangrezz' 2018 hosted by Chitkara University

Chitkara University announced that it hosted India's largest National Theatre Festival, Rangrezz 2018. The event witnessed the participation of a large number of teams from all over the country, to perform at Chitkara University. Rangrezz 2018 took plac

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Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurates Skill Training Centre in Patiala: 1,000 students will get free training in Skill Development

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) here on Saturday, where 1,000 students will get free training in skill development in the multiple courses every year, according to an official stateme

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Education with Employment is more effective for Youth in the Country

Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, advisor to Jammu and Kashmir governor, has urged policymakers to put more efforts to linking education with employment and entrepreneurship to ensure more job opportunities to skilled youth in the country. "There

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According to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee '50 lakh girls' empowered by Kanyashree scheme

More than 50 lakh girls of West Bengal have been empowered by the Kanyashree scheme of the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday. Kanyashree is a conditional cash transfer scheme aiming at improving the status and well being

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Asia tops World Bank ranking on support for children

Asian nations got the highest marks in a World Bank ranking launched Thursday that names and shames countries on how much they invest in their own children, saying neglect was dooming millions to sub-par lives. Singapore, South Korea

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FICCI Ladies Organisation has given fund for Skill Training course in SSOU and DWSSC

Symbiosis Skills and Open University (SSOU) and Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council (DWSSC) have signed an agreement to imparting training to students. The pilot course that will be run by SSOU has been funded by FICCI FLO (FICCI Ladi

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Mody University accused of Tax Evasion

Tax evasion of Rs 5.26 crore was detected in preliminary investigation carried out at Mody University in Rajasthan's Sikar district, a state directorate of revenue intelligence official said on Sunday. The action was taken following compl

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Social Welfare for Kashmiri Students in Aligarh Muslim University

The governor's remarks came a day after three AMU students from Kashmir were suspended and booked for sedition after they allegedly tried to hold a prayer meeting for Hizbul Mujahideen commander Manan Bashir Wani, who was killed in a gunbattle with secu

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IIT KGP and NTNU have signed an MoU to facilitate cooperation in research and education

The IIT Kharagpur and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have signed an MoU to facilitate cooperation in research and education between the two institutes, an IIT KGP statement said on Friday.

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Obama Foundation aims to boost education of girls worldwide

The Obama Foundation is launching an initiative aimed at boosting educational opportunities for girls around the world. The Obama Foundation was started in 2014 with the aim of continuing "the great, unfinished project of renewal and

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Increasing 10,000 of Indian students are choosing France

The target of having 10,000 Indian students in France is within reach as an increasing number of them are choosing that country, French envoy Alexandre Ziegler said Thursday. He was addressing business leaders from both the countries at t

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KVS Recruitment 2018 Notification

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has published the exam dates for recruitment of TGT, PGTs, Librarian, and PRTs. The written exam will be held in the month of December. Those applicants are given e

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Pinjra Tod stages protest: Delhi University students are demanding to remove curfews for women

Pinjra Tod, a students' collective, staged a protest Wednesday asking all the colleges of Delhi University to have no curfews for women students. Members of the group marched through all colleges of North Campus to give a strong message t

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IAF Veteran Donates INR 17 Lakh to Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute

A retried Air Force officer has donated Rs 17 lakh to a school where his wife taught for more than two decades, the Defence Ministry said in a statement Wednesday. Wing Commander (retd) JP Baduni lost his wife Vidhu Baduni due to a cardiac arrest in Febru

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McGraw-Hill Education Launches 20th Edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

McGraw-Hill Education today announced the launch of the 20th edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine in Asia and Africa. First published in 1950, Harrison's is considered to be the foremost, leading medical reference book

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HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has Announced NIT Trichy ranked in the top 1000 Institutes of the world

Director of NIT Trichy Dr. Mini Shaji Thomas has announced NIT Trichy has found a place in the top 1000 Institutes of the world as per the Times Higher Education World ranking 2019. In order to improve the world ranking, the Strategic P

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Aspiring politicians and newbies to have novel training institute at Ghaziabad

Good news for aspiring politicians. They will soon have an institute in Ghaziabad to learn the nuances of the profession, the Uttar Pradesh government said Wednesday. The decision to establish a sprawling political training institute

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Manipur University students clash with police inside campus

Students of the crisis-hit Manipur University Wednesday clashed with security forces inside the campus during which police used tear gas shells, police sources said. The students were demonstrating in the campus demanding "uncondition

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Dr Ambedkar University holds first students' council polls

The first students' council polls of the Dr BR Ambedkar University were held peacefully on Wednesday, officials said. The approximate voter turnout in the three campuses of the university was 40 per cent (Kashmere Ga

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Colleges cannot retain original documents, have to return fees on admission withdrawal: UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has warned Universities and colleges against retention of original documents of admitted students and non-refund of fees in case an admission is withdrawn within one month. The

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Students' union polls to be held on Oct 17 in Haryana

The Haryana government has decided to hold students' union elections in state colleges and universities on October 17. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar directed officials concerned to ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of the polls. The

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Centre has sanctioned scholarships for minority students

The Centre has sanctioned scholarships to minority students during 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19, Assam Minister for Welfare of Minorities and Development Department, Ranjit Dutta told the state Assembly Friday. Scholarship was disbursed t

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US 'Green Growth' duo win Nobel Economics Prize

US Economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer on Monday shared the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for constructing "green growth" models that show how innovation and climate policies can be integrated with economic growth.

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NDMC directs official to look into allegation of Hindu-Muslim segregation of students in school

The Education Department of the BJP-led North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) Wednesday directed a senior official to visit and inspect its school in Wazirabad over reports that students there were being allegedly segregated into Hindu and Muslim sec

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Cabinet approves establishment of two new permanent campuses of IISER

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved establishment and operationalisation of two new permanent campuses of the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Tirupati and Behrampur. "The constructio

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CM lays foundation stone of Odia University

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday laid foundation stone of the proposed Odia University at Sakhigopal in Puri district. The proposed regional language university will impart education upto higher courses includ