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Delhi University admissions to UG courses smoother in second phase

There has been a considerable drop in the percentages in the second list even as some colleges closed the enrolment to popular courses such as BCom and Economics Honours. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: Thousands queued up at various Delhi University colleges on to secure admission under the second cut-off list which was announced by the varsity late Monday night. ... Read More »

Mandaviya: A Gujarat Lawmaker Who Has Campaigned For Girls’ Education

As a Gujarat lawmaker, Mr Mandaviya has served the state as chairman of Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Ltd. NEW DELHI:  BJP Rajya Sabha member Mansukh L Mandaviya, who was earlier a member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, has been an active campaigner for girls’ education in his home state. As a Gujarat lawmaker, Mr Mandaviya has served the state as ... Read More »

Bihar Board Topper Scam Accused Ruby Rai A Minor: Court

Rubi was arrested by the SIT of Bihar Police, probing the scam, after she failed in a re-test. PATNA:  A special vigilance court here on Monday ruled that Bihar education board toppers scam accused Ruby Rai is a minor, police said. The court ruling came on a petition filed by non-governmental organisation ‘Paryas Bharti’. Ms Ruby is lodged in Beur ... Read More »

Tree House Education Surges 33% In Two Days

Shares of Tree House Education & Accessories surged as much as 33 per cent in two trading sessions on the back of huge volumes. Shares of the Mumbai-based preschool operator saw huge trading volumes in the last two trading sessions. As many as 5.40 lakh shares changed hands on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Monday, compared with an average of ... Read More »

Smriti Irani, ‘Powerful Minister, Queen Of Controversies’: Foreign Media

Smirit Irani is perhaps the most-trolled minister in PM Narendra Modi’s cabinet, and she frequently engages in Twitter spats with opponents. (File Photo) NEW DELHI:  When a television journalist asked Smriti Irani what qualities Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw in her to give her the education portfolio, she chose not to answer. Instead, she turned to the studio audience and ... Read More »

Religious Texts To Be Included In Haryana School Curriculum

The subject of moral education includes religious texts from Bhagavad Gita, Quran, the Bible and Guru Granth Sahib. (Representational Image) CHANDIGARH:  HIGHLIGHTS Moral education to be taught to students from class 6-12 in Haryana It will include study of Gita, Quran, Bible and Guru Granth Sahib All religions focus on character building, says state Education Minister Texts from the holy ... Read More »

Mexico Air Lifts Food Into Villages As Teacher Blockades Spread

Miguel Alvarez, member of the National Mediation Commission (CONAMED), following clashes in southern Mexico when police and members of a teachers’ union faced off in violent confrontations. (Reuters Photo) MEXICO CITY:  Mexico’s air force flew tons of grain to the southern state of Oaxaca on Friday as protests by teachers opposed to education reform spread across the country and road ... Read More »

Michelle Obama ‘Proud’ That A Woman May Be Elected US President

Michelle Obama said she was “proud” that a woman might be elected president of the United States. (File Photo) MADRID, SPAIN:  US First Lady Michelle Obama said on Thursday she was “proud” that a woman might be elected president of the United States this year, during a speech in Madrid to promote education for girls. “I’m proud to say that ... Read More »

After 20 Years, Haryana To Hold Student Elections

The students’s unions in colleges and universities will be held as per the recommendations of the Lyngdoh Committee. CHANDIGARH:  After a gap of over 20 years, the Haryana government has decided to get student unions elections conducted in colleges and universities in the state. Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Thursday that a four-member committee has been set ... Read More »

US First Lady Urges Spanish Women To Promote Girls’ Learning

US first lady Michelle Obama gestures as she delivers a speech presenting the “Let Girls Learn” initiative. (AFP Photo) MADRID, SPAIN:  US first lady Michelle Obama has called on girls and young women in Spain and other developed nations to help promote her global girls’ education initiative. Speaking to some 100 young women at a conference in Madrid today, Michelle ... Read More »