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Crisis in rural education continues

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- One out of every four Class 8 students in rural India is unable to read even a Class 2 text. And over one in two Class 8 students cannot solve a problem that involves basic divis... Read More


'Quotas in all colleges, varsities from this yr'

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Private universities and colleges will have to provide the 10% quota for candidates from so-called economically weaker sections (EWS) as well as for those from the scheduled cast... Read More


Two held for killing 16 puppies in Kolkata

Kolkata, Jan. 16 -- Police on Tuesday arrested two nursing students for clobbering of 16 puppies to death on January 13 even as the city struggled to emerge from the shock triggered by a video that ca... Read More


Science is being appropriated for political agenda, say PU panellists

Chandigarh, Jan. 16 -- The Panjab University Campus Students' Council (PUCSC) organised a panel discussion on pseudo-science at the Panjab University (PU) physics auditorium, under its initiative Sils... Read More


SSA/RMSA teachers protest termination of five colleagues

Ludhiana, Jan. 16 -- The members of Sanjha Adhyapak Morcha protested termination of five SSA/ RMSA teachers at district commissioner's office on Tuesday. The state education department on Tuesday ter... Read More


2 KVM students face disciplinary action for collecting money for classmate's fee

Ludhiana, Jan. 16 -- Two Class-8 students of Kundan Vidya Mandir have been put under two-day suspension for indiscipline as they inequitably raised funds to support one of their classmates defaulting ... Read More


Many govt schools on exam centre list cite lack of infrastructure

Ludhiana, Jan. 16 -- A day after the Punjab School Education Board's (PSEB) list of examination centres was released for Class 12 and 10, principals of many government schools reached district educati... Read More


Bulacan ends slide with win over Pasig

Manila, Jan. 16 -- ame skid in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup with a 102-96 win against Pasig Pirates at the Batangas State University-Jose P. Laurel Polytechnic College Gymnasium ... Read More


Business accelerator draws 35 applicants

Kathmandu, Jan. 16 -- Next Launchpad has received 35 applications from start-ups and small and medium enterprises so far to enrol in its second business accelerator programme. The call for application... Read More


Thagunna treble leaves Province 5 clueless

Inaruwa, Jan. 16 -- Seamer Bikram Thagunna took a hat-trick as Province 7 hammered Province 5 by 118 runs to take a pole position for semi-final in the Manmohan Memorial Cup One Day National cricket t... Read More