New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) "I feel myself partly a citizen of India," Myanmar's iconic proâˆ’democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday during an emotional visit to Lady Shri Ram College, where she studied as an undergraduate in the 1960s.
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Myanmar's iconic proâˆ’democracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi Friday said she felt that she was "partly a citizen of India".
Chandigarh, Nov 15 (IANS) The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) here Thursday cancelled the entrance test held for admissions to postâˆ’graduate medical courses following the registration of a criminal case over a question paper leak. A fresh test would be held next month. "In the wake of an FIR filed by the CBI and a copy of the same received by the PGI, it was decided by the administration that the entrance examination for January 2013 session which was held on Nov 10 would be scrapped to avoid litigation and other complications," a PGIMER spokesperson said here
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A festival of stories will draw thousands of schoolchildren to Pathways School, Noida, Nov 17âˆ’18. The "Kahaani Festival" will offer a multitude of narratives from India and around the world to children, and allow them a peek into how narratives are built, with colours, visuals, actions and traditions
Aligarh, Nov 15 (IANS) Jordan's ambassador to India Mohammad El Fayez Thursday visited Aligarh Muslim University here and interacted with students from the middleâˆ’eastern country studying at the varsity. Mohammad El Fayez, with two other diplomatic officials, also met vice chancellor Gen.
London, 15 Nov (IANS): Raghav Bahl, the Indian media baron who is the founder and managing director of Network18, is funding a new scholarship for academically outstanding Indians to study at the University of Oxford. Bahl, is providing the financial support for one scholarship per year in memory of his father, the late Pran Nath Bahl, university sources told IANS. The scholarship is open to graduate students of Indian nationality who have an outstanding academic background and are taking the oneâˆ’year MSc in Contemporary India course at the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme in the University's School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukharjee, on the occasion of Children's Day Wednesday, conferred awards on children who have achieved outstanding positions in different fields. Awards were also given to people and institutions who have worked for the welfare of children. The National Award for Exceptional Achievement was instituted in 1996 for children aged between four to 15 who have shown exceptional achievements in areas, including academics, arts, culture and sports.
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) This frail man has something in common with the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh. He rides a bicycle, which is the election symbol of the Samajwadi Party (SP); and he offers free education -- a much-hyped programme of the eight-month-old government in the state. But the similarities end there.
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan has made education free and compulsory for children aged between five and 16.
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Amid an all-time high international education exchanges, fewer Indian students are coming to America, while there is a surge of Chinese and Saudi students while more American students are going to India.