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DPS Ghana tops Cambridge certificate exams

Accra: Barely five years after it was established, the Delhi Public School Ghana has pipped around 50 schools to top two levels of the 2015 Cambridge International General Certificate of....

Most college students use smartphones in class, shows study

New York: Most college students surf the internet, check social media, send texts and even play games on their smartphones while in the classroom, a new study reveals.   "During....

Welfare issues remain a concern as India progressed, says Amartya Sen

New Delhi: India has progressed during the 25 years of liberal economic reforms but some central issues still remain an issue, notably in the education and healthcare spaces, Nobel laureate....

President wants technology-led models in education

Kalaburgi: With the education system facing challenges of access, affordability and quality, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said technology-led models could offer a viable solution in education and skill delivery.....

Northeast students to be sponsored for training abroad

New Delhi: Beginning next year, students from the northeastern states will be sponsored for professional training in some of the best institutions abroad, particularly in fashion technology and hospitality and....

Want a fat salary? Go for a PhD

New York: Doing a PhD may require you to invest a few extra years in education, but the degree can help you earn higher-than-average salaries, new research suggests.   Recipients....

New education policy to be cooperative federalist: Smriti Irani

New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said the new education policy which is under consideration will be cooperative federalist in spirit.   "The process of....

Kerala Fisheries students can now study in British varsity

Kochi: Students of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) will now get an opportunity to study at the Bournemouth University in Britain, as part of a new twinning....

Social networks influence academic performance

London:  Social networks influence academic performance among students, finds a new study.   Students tend to perform better with high-performers among their friends, as some people are capable of inspiring....

Government formulates umbrella scheme for ST students

New Delhi: The union tribal welfare ministry has formulated an umbrella scheme for education of Scheduled Tribes (ST) students by merging a few centrally-sponsored schemes, parliament was informed on Monday.....

Bill Gates meets Nitish Kumar

Patna: Microsoft founder and one of the world's richest men Bill Gates on Saturday met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to discuss support to health, education and other sectors for....

One million books, 100 institutes under National Digital Library

Kharagpur: The National Digital Library in 2016 will bring under its fold 100 institutes and roll out a collection of one million digitised books and journals in the first phase,....