Education and Jobs

UP to establish state university in Allahabad

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government will be setting up a state university and modern library in Allahabad, an official said on Wednesday.   Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has asked the....

After 15 years in final year, Bihar MBBS student threatens suicide

Patna: A Dalit student of a medical college in Bihar faces legal trouble after he threatened to end his life if he is not declared to have passed his MBBS....

Fidgeting is beneficial for ADHD kids, shows study

New York: The hyperactive behaviour exhibited by children with attention deficit disorder may actually prove beneficial for their memory.   Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may benefit cognitively from....

Bihar board exams’ anti-cheating measures get tighter

Patna: The state authorities have decided to take tough measures to conduct cheating-free exams as over one million students across Bihar started their Class 12 exams on Wednesday.   Around....

New app provides free board exam tutoring

Bengaluru: Hash Education, a start-up based here, has launched a smartphone app for school students to instantly clarify subject-related doubts from experts who have passed out of top institutions in....

Lack of education also affects the health of your heart

London: Patients with no schooling benefit least from blood thinning medications - the most effective way of preventing strokes in patients most at risk, show results of a new survey.....

Tamil Nadu to make Tamil a compulsory subject for boards

In a move that’s definitely raised some eyebrows, the Tamil Nadu government has made Tamil compulsory for students of Class X. Not only will the subject be compulsory in class....

South Korean college students now allowed to get pregnant

Seoul: South Korea’s education law has been revised to allow all undergraduate students to continue their studies and to take semesters off if they are married or become pregnant while....

PM Modi assures no scrapping of Dalits reservation

Coimbatore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday assured Dalits that the reservation to them in jobs and education will not be cut and hit out at the opposition for spreading....

EU and Unicef launch education project in Nepal

Kathmandu: The European Union (EU) and the UN Children's Fund (Unicef) have joined hands in an effort to resume education in Nepal for one million children affected by last year's....

Finger tracing helps students perform better in maths, shows study

Sydney: Mathematics has always been a troublesome and scary subject for many children. But a recent study has found that school kids who trace math problems using fingers are able....

HSC failures can now reappear in the same academic year in Maharashtra

Mumbai: In a major progressive policy, the Maharashtra government has decided to permit failures in HSC (Class XII) exams to reappear in July so that they don't lose a valuable....