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Pondicherry University results declared @ result.pondiuni.edu.in

Tamil Nadu: Results of Pondicherry University exams were declared on Tuesday for the courses of MTVLC, MTMFC, MTNWC, MTWCC, MTPDC, MTEDC, MTETC, MTMCC, MTECC, MTCSC, BTHMC, BTHEC, BTHCS, BTHCV, BTHEE,....

MAH MMS/MBA CET 2016 joint entrance exam results declared @ dtemaharashtra.gov.in

Approximately 74,000 students had registered for the Maharashtra MAH MMS/MBA CET that was conducted on the 12th and 13th of March and the results have been declared on Wednesday.  ....

Maharashtra spends more on cattle than orphan kids: BJP MLA

Mumbai: More money is spent on the upkeep of cattle in Maharashtra than orphans in state-run shelter homes, a ruling BJP legislator has said.   Anil Bonde, the Bharatiya Janata....

Easy lessons won’t help students learn better

Toronto: Making lessons easier for students may not help them learn better. According to a Canadian study, making students struggle with problems by introducing difficulty in the problem will help....

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....

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,....

Education key to solve poverty, unemployment: Satyarthi

New Delhi: Noble Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Tuesday that education is the key to bring transparency and accountability in the society and solve problems of poverty and unemployment.  ....

Constructive minds can free society from all woes: Mukherjee

Ahmedabad: Constructive use of India's 1.1 billion minds could free its society from all woes it was currently facing, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Monday.   "It is for....