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Pseudo Development?

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Pseudo Development?

Sir Education is the first step towards development of oneself and the country. It is an essential basic need for every child. In Ancient times, the education system of Magadh was very well known by the other countries too. It had a prestigious, Nalanda University where many scholars completed their education. This makes Bihari people […]

Why does Bihar Board have such poor results?

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Why does Bihar Board have such poor results?

Sir I would like to share my class 11th and 12th experience in Patna. After completing 10th from I.C.S.E board, I changed to C.B.S.E board and chose such a school where bunking was allowed. Though it is against the C.B.S.E terms yet a majority of schools in Bihar overcharge students to let them bunk. They […]

Bihar shaken up over exams!

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Bihar shaken up over exams!

Chief minister Nitish Kumar called on Governor Ram Nath Kovind and summoned education minister Ashok Choudhary to the CM’s residence, fuelling speculation about the government’s response to the Intermediate exam result shock. Choudhary and Nitish were closeted at 1 Aney Marg for almost 45 minutes, and sources said they discussed remedial measures after more than […]

SC wants clarity on 25 percent School Admission Quota

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SC wants clarity on 25 percent School Admission Quota

New Delhi: Shouldn’t the smaller private schools be servicing the poor in the neighbourhood? There should be a clear policy that mandates that the 25 percent quota for poor students should be for the neighbourhood schools and not just for reputed private schools far from home. The Supreme Court has sought response of the Centre […]

Mithila University must compensate for withdrawing MBA course

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Mithila University must compensate for withdrawing MBA course

New Delhi : The apex consumer commission has held  the LN Mithila  university in Bihar guilty of making an applicant suffer by “unauthorisedly” initiating an MBA course and then cancelling it.(Apr 6) The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), however, reduced the amount of Rs 4.5 lakh awarded to the man as compensation for loss […]

HC comments on shoddy management of NIS

HC comments on shoddy management of NIS

Chennai:  The Madras High Court has pulled up the National Institute of Siddha (NIS) authorities here for admitting a student to a research programme without recognition. Justice N Kirubakaran directed the NIS, an autonomous body under the Union Ministry of AYUSH, to submit a report on its various aspects including the courses recognised and the […]

Universities should foster plurality and coexistence, not prejudice and hate: President

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Universities should foster plurality and coexistence, not prejudice and hate: President

Bombay (Mumbai): President Pranab Mukherjee says there should be no room for intolerance, prejudice and hatred in educational institutes. In fact, educational institutes should act as flag bearers for coexistence of multiple views. Addressing a special convocation of the University of Mumbai to confer Honorary Doctor of Law to famous agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan, (March […]

JNU receives ‘Best University’ Award

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JNU receives ‘Best University’ Award

New Delhi: The JNU has won the Visitor’s Award for being the best university in the country because of its “unrelenting pursuit of academic excellence”, President Pranab Mukherjee today said while conferring the honour (March 6). The JNU has been in the news through the last year for all the wrong reasons including issues like […]

National Science Day focus on ‘Specially Abled’

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National Science Day focus on ‘Specially Abled’

How does Science and Technology benefit the Physically challenged and Specially Abled people? This is the theme for the 2017 National Science Day.   National  Science Day is celebrated on the 28th February  every year to commemorate the Indian physicist, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman and his discovery of what is called  ‘the Raman Scattering’ (inelastic […]

Toddler takes on DAV school for Noise Pollution!

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Toddler takes on DAV school for Noise Pollution!

New Delhi:  A toddler, along with her mother and grandmother, has approached the National Green Tribunal alleging noise and air pollution due to the activities of a reputed private school here operating in a residential area, causing health problem to the residents.(Feb 3) The residents of Ashok Vihar Phase-IV sought shifting of DAV Public School […]

Education isn’t a commodity, students aren’t consumers!

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Education isn’t a commodity, students aren’t consumers!

New Delhi: You can’t sue a college for not giving you a ‘placement’. Education isn’t a commodity to be bought or sold or with ‘special offers’. Students are not consumers. A youth’s plea against an institute for allegedly not providing him with an internship or job as promised at the time of admission, has been […]

Now reservation for Girls in IIT?

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Now reservation for Girls in IIT?

New Delhi: This ‘new quota proposal’ will probably be hailed throughout India!  A panel has recommended reservation for girl students in IITs to address the issue of slump in the number of female students entering the prestigious institutes (Jan 15). The guys need not be worried, because ‘new seats will be created only for girls’. […]

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