Saint Don Bosco’s house springs up in Guwahati!

Saint Don Bosco’s house springs up in Guwahati!

Don Bosco School Guwahati now has a replica of its patron saint’s house. The Salesians of Don Bosco installed a replica of the house at Becchi in Italy, in which saint John Bosco or Don Bosco was born and spent his childhood, on the Don Bosco School premises at Panbazar. The structure is to inspire kids  to ‘dream […]

Is Frau Irani’s next target for ‘cultural cleansing’ ‘Liberal’ JNU?

Is Frau Irani’s next target for ‘cultural cleansing’ ‘Liberal’ JNU?

New Delhi: Is the Jawharlal Nehru University next on the radar for a ‘socio-political and cultural cleansing’? After the Film and Television Institute, is JNU going to see a takeover bid by RSS backed ‘academics’? An RSS aligned weekly has described Jawaharlal Nehru University as a hub of “anti-national” lobbies, in an obvious attempt to […]

Students vote for renewable energy

Students vote for renewable energy

PATNA: Politicians wake up! In your quest for power, remember that the people need power: the electric kind. Make ‘renewable energy’ an issue on your manifesto, say students from some 30 schools in Bihar. Reaching out to more than 50,000 people seeking their support for renewable energy, students and their parents have urged all the […]

Police vs ‘predator’ Professor of Patna Women’s College

Police vs ‘predator’ Professor of  Patna Women’s College

Patna: A Patna Women’s College (PWC) student’s complaint about sexual harassment went viral on whatsapp, and that prompted the Patna Police on Tuesday to move against Sanjay Dutta, a male teacher of the college’s department of Mass Communication. Patna SSP Vikas Vaibhav said and added the harassed girls should come forward and help police in […]

SC steers clear of FTII controversy

SC steers clear of FTII controversy

PUNE: Reacting to the Union government’s negligence over the demand of terminating actor Gajendra Chauhan’s appointment as chairperson, students at Pune’s Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) threatened to go on hunger strike. Supreme Court declined to intervene in the raging controversy. Over a hundred students of the prestigious film school have been protesting for […]

To save River, School razed, Kids at a loss

To save River, School razed, Kids at a loss

They came with bulldozers and broke down the school walls, even as children wept. That’s how an anti-encroachment drive on the banks of Harmu rivulet, that passes through Ranchi town went, on the day before Teacher’s day. For the 100 odd kids studying at this government school, it’s feels like an end to their school […]

Ramdev and assorted ‘Babas’ to guide IIT research?

Ramdev and assorted ‘Babas’ to guide IIT research?

 Is the ‘Unnat Bharat Yojana’ just a vehicle to fund Sangh Parivar based rural organisations and promote a sort of hanky-panky, hocus-pocus agenda disguised as research? A recent NDTV web report has indicted that there are wheels within wheels. The IIT Delhi campus has been in the news for the past several months over the […]

Malala pleads ‘invest in Books, not Bullets’.

Malala pleads ‘invest in Books, not Bullets’.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai who ‘shot’ to fame when she was attacked by Taliban,marked her 18th birthday at a camp for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. She called for world leaders to “invest in books instead of bullets.” Malala was shot and nearly killed by the Taliban in Pakistan in 2012 for insisting girls […]

How about a successful career to benefit Children?

How about a successful career to benefit Children?

You may have head of Bachelor’s Degrees in arts, commerce and science. But what can be more job oriented than a Bachelor of Vocation? This novel stream, duly recognized by the University Grants Commission(UGC) and approved by the by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is offered by the prestigious Tata Institute of Social […]

UK-India ‘teaching assistants’ programme

UK-India ‘teaching assistants’ programme

NEW DELHI: The British Council, the UK international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities and various schools across India are organising a week-long series of events around school education. The ‘Schools Week’ began with the launch of the British Council’s ‘Generation UK India Teaching Assistants Programme,’ followed by a School Award Ceremony at Hotel […]

Primary ‘Teachers’ with fake papers quit in Bihar

Primary ‘Teachers’ with fake papers quit in Bihar

At least 1,400 ‘teachers’ nabbed government primary school jobs with fake papers. That’s how bad elementary education is in Bihar. Some 1,400 primary teachers have resigned, fearing government action over possessing fake education degrees, according to official sources. More ‘teachers’ are expected to resign in the coming days after Patna High court ordered those possessing […]

IITs increasing, brand value decreasing

IITs increasing, brand value decreasing

Are India’s ‘IIT’ brand of technology institutes being downgraded into ‘fly by night’ franchises? Jayesh Gupta, a graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology at Mandi says the ‘premier’ institute had no workshop facilities of its own. “During my first two years at Mandi, we had to travel to other regional colleges to access mechanical […]