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Apr 11, 2017
India's great education challenge: Low attendance, high rate of dropouts plague rural schoolsAround 3.5% of children between the ages of 11 and 14 years, and 13.5% between the ages of 15 and 16 years were dropouts, while over 25% of children in grades I to VIII were absent from school on the day a team visited the school. These are the findings of the 2016 Annual States of Education Report (ASER) survey, a household survey of schooling and learning levels in rural India. The survey included over 560,000 children between three and 16 years, in 589 districts of India.
Mar 21, 2017
China warns India not to go against its 'core concerns' over invite to Dalai LamaChina on Monday warned India not to go against its "core concerns" to avoid "disruption" in bilateral ties after New Delhi invited the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to an international Buddhist seminar in Bihar.
Feb 21, 2017
Amartya Sen cautions Narendra Modi govt against compromising autonomy of universitiesNobel laureate and renowned economist Amartya Sen said on Tuesday that if the government wants to set up world-class universities it should not try to execute autocratic power on the universities as freedom and autonomy of institutions is vital for the country
Feb 15, 2017
West Bengal BJP's diatribe against Amartya Sen exposes its poor intellect, anti-Bengali ethosThe Bengaliness of the BJP in Bengal in incidental, whereas, it's BJP-ness is fundamental. And this seriously limits its appeal in West Bengal, where it is widely conceived to be a Hindi-belt party controlled by outsiders.
Nov 25, 2016
Nalanda University chancellor George Yeo resigns, claims he wasn't notified about leadership changeGeorge Yeo, the second Chancellor of Nalanda University on Friday resigned from the post saying the varsity's autonomy was being affected as he was "not even given notice" of the leadership change in the institution.
Nov 24, 2016
Rape accused RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav to remain in jail after SC cancels bail pleaThe Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled the bail of Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav, who was accused of raping a minor girl.
Nov 23, 2016
Nalanda University's governing board dissolved, so ends Amartya Sen's 9-year-long associationPranab Mukherjee had dissolved Nalanda university's governing board on Monday. This decision also brought an end to the university's nine-year-long association of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.
Aug 27, 2016
Universities should be bastions of free speech, debate: Pranab MukherjeePresident Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said universities and institutions of higher learning must be bastions of free speech and expression and debates should be encouraged.
Aug 13, 2016
Nitish Kumar's regime is 'super jungle raj', alleges BJPRajya Sabha member and senior Bihar BJP leader Gopal Narain Singh on Saturday said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's regime is a "Super Jungle Raj".
Jul 18, 2016
Unesco World Heritage sites in images: Nalanda, Chandigarh Capitol on listUnesco on Sunday evening agreed to put 12 new sites on the World Heritage List before ending its 40th session in Turkey's Istanbul city.