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A file photo of former Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University Deepak Pental. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
The HinduA file photo of former Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University Deepak Pental. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
Former Delhi University Vice-Chancellor Deepak Pental was forced to spend a few hours in Tihar Jail on Tuesday after a lower court in the city remanded him to judicial custody on complaints of pla... »

Centre firm on removing German

The Union government stood firm in its decision to replace German with Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalyas, saying students have the option to continue learning German as an “additional subject or a ho... »
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani at the Parliament House during the winter session in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Higher education bill withdrawn from Rajya Sabha

Its withdrawal was cleared by Union Cabinet in September keeping in mind the objections of the Parliamentary Panel to various provisions of the legislation. »
Girls outside Women's College at the Aligarh Muslim University. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

Allow entry of girls inside library: Allahabad HC to AMU

The court held that the varsity authorities’ decision to restrict entry of girl students into the library was "arbitrary" and "in violation of Article 14 and 16 of the Constitution&quot... »

An extra helping

Engineering students spend long hours at college, but now many of them take coaching in specific subjects to gain an edge. »
Connecting people the team; a performance during Supportive Cities Stage Photo: M. Moorthy
November 28, 2014

On the road less travelled

Siddharth Hande always wanted to pursue a career that deviated from traditional preferences. He was interested in forest conservation. His parents weren’t thrilled of course; why would they... »
Students of the Tribal Welfare Residential Sports School practicing at Kinnerasani in Khammam district. Photo: G. N. Rao
PALVANCHA (Khammam DIST.),November 27, 2014

This school incubates sporting talent

The Tribal Welfare Residential Sports School at Kinnerasani in Palvancha mandal has earned the unique distinction of not only producing young sportsmen of high calibre, but also enabling several b... »
New Delhi,November 26, 2014

Lok Sabha passes IIIT Bill

A bill to bring four institutes of information technology under the ambit of a single authority and help students get degrees was today passed in the Lok Sabha.The Indian Institutes of I... »
Vijay Gopalan, Chief Financial Officer, AirAsia India in Chennai. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan
November 25, 2014

Success talk

My first paid assignment was that of an Emcee. I had to engage an audience of around 150 merry people across different age groups. There was pressure and nerves, but I did well. The appreciation f... »
A file photo of Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. File photo: Sandeep Saxena
New Delhi,November 24, 2014

Smriti turns down plea to make Sanskrit compulsory

Taking on her critics, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday dismissed charges that education was being saffronised even as she turned down demands to make Sanskrit comp... »
November 23, 2014

Internships

Budding Journalist Internship at The International ReporterCategory: Content Writing/ JournalismEligibility: Any college studentStipend: Rs.50 per day»
Indian Students' Association, Missouri State University
November 23, 2014

Best of recreation

At Missouri State University (MSU), equal opportunities are available to both domestic and international students, helping in making world leaders and well-rounded civil citizens. The university... »
November 23, 2014

Put on your thinking caps

Computer Society of India, Chennai Chapter along with IEEE Computer Society, Madras and IEEE Professional Communication Society, Madras has announced its Student Essay Contest on the theme ‘Harness... »
Practical training in hotels is a must in hospitality programmes
November 23, 2014

Serving it right

The hospitality industry in India is on the verge of a rapid expansion. Tourism — both international and domestic will be a strong area of focus in the coming years. The facility of being able to g... »
November 23, 2014
Backpacker's guide

Challenge yourself

I’m sure some of you have enjoyed the challenge posed by a difficult puzzle or a particularly difficult climb, or playing an opponent who is just a little better than you. In each of these cases yo... »

No country for schoolchildren

HRD Ministry planning ‘Think in India’ drive

IGNOU admissions commence

Striking it young

Number of foreign students in US hits record high

Reach for the stars

Present it right

QS tour in India

Aligarh Muslim University Vice-Chancellor Zameerud-din Shah. File photo
MEERUT,November 28, 2014

BJP event on AMU campus may lead to student unrest: V-C

A major controversy erupted on Friday over the BJP’s plan to celebrate the birth anniversary of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh inside the Aligarh Muslim University campus, prompting the university Vic... »
Pune,November 26, 2014

Enhance higher technical education quality: Pranab tells private sector

Calling attention to the poor quality of Indian technical education, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday urged the private sector to strive for enhancing higher technical education standards i... »
CHENNAI,November 26, 2014

Seven Corporation schools to shift to private hands

Seven schools of the Chennai Corporation are set to be run by private players in the school education sector. The Corporation has begun talks with three educational trusts from New Delhi, Mumbai a... »
Illustration: P. Manivannan
November 25, 2014

For an unbroken partnership

On the surface, The Kid by Charlie Chaplin is a feel-good film revolving around the shenanigans of a tramp and an abandoned child. Going deeper, it’s about the unforeseen ways in which live... »
New Delhi,November 24, 2014

German envoy meets Sanskrit Shikshak Sangh

Lobbying against the HRD Ministry’s decision to scrap German as a third language in schools, German Ambassador Michael Steiner has been reaching out to Sanskrit Shikshak Sangh and holding meetings... »
November 23, 2014

Scholarship alert

IRCTC Essay CompetitionStudents can participate by sending an essay on either of the two topics: “Billions of Tourists for Trillions of wealth” or “Swachh Bharat (Sanitation).”Elig... »
November 23, 2014

Know your competition

Most common mistakes an entrepreneur makes during the early stages of the journey?Deepti GargI would rate these as the most common mistakes. Finding the right co-founder... »
A screenshot of the app
November 23, 2014

Study plan

As students are increasingly looking for opportunities to study abroad, clearing the English language test, is a challenge they are constantly grappling with.IELTS (the International English... »
Radhika Poovayya, a certified Bhaviour Analyst from the Samvaad Institute of Speech and Hearing, Bengaluru.
November 23, 2014

More than just words

At his cousin’s naming ceremony, when all the family had gathered to celebrate, Yash, one-and-a-half year old, was focused on the fridge magnet that he kept taking off and putting on again. Two-and... »
November 23, 2014

What’s new

Scholarships to Russia varsities

As a part of ‘It is Time to Study in Russia’ programme, Russia is conducting an Olympiad to select talented students from schools and colleges fo... »

The Hindu Young World quiz enters 15th year

Winners all!

Honours for a new course

Students want Board exams back

Four senior students arrested for allegedly ragging junior

Mastering medicine at NUS

Snakes and ladders