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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....

Would love going to Pakistan to promote girl child education: Kareena

Raipur: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has said that she would love to go to Pakistan to promote the education of the girl child.   Asked whether she would ever consider....

Indian-Americans asked to invest in education in India

Washington: Entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Islam would like fellow Indian-Americans to make a strategic investment in education in India as it is the great equalizer and opportunity creator.   "Supporting....

Sharif orders freeze on private school fees

Islamabad: No private schools across the country should raise their fees in 2015, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said.   He ordered the education ministry and the Capital Administration....

Low level of education as dangerous as smoking

New York: Estimating the number of deaths that can be linked to differences in education, researchers have determined that lacking education may be as deadly as being a current rather....

Delhi CM Kejriwal meets Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and asked for his support for development projects. Kejriwal, who was accompanied by....