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RIMS Biochemistry department to admit only one student

The number of post graduate students to be admitted every year in the Biochemistry department at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal has been slashed to 1 from 7 from thecurrent academic se... »

RIMS Imphal to have a new PG course

Accordig to the director of RIMS, the course could have been opened form this year's session itself but due to some official work it has been postponed to 2015. »
Students using mobile phones need to know their limits. VOICES

Why ban cell phones?

Mobile phones are now a part of our lives. However, a house committee of the Karnataka Assembly has recommended the ban of cell-phones in campuses, blaming the use of the device by students for the ri... »

Teachers and students differ on the use of cellphones on campus

A 23-member committee has brought out a report which recommendeds a ban as a step to curb rape and other such incidents »

Ph.D. in Cancer Cell Signalling; Embryonic Stem Cells; Marker Assisted Selection in Plant Varieties

I have completed B.Sc (2007) and M.Sc (2009) in Biotechnology and Biochemistry. I am now in government service. I wish to pursue Ph.D. in any of the following areas: Cancer Cell Signalling; Emb... »
ARMOOR (NIZAMABAD DT.), August 8, 2014

KCR gives relief to school children waiting for VIPs

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced that the practice of making schoolchildren stand on either side of the road to welcome VIPs and VVIPs during their visits will be stopped forthwith.... »
AAP leader Yogendra Yadav addressing UPSC aspirants protesting against CSAT at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday.Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
NEW DELHI, August 7, 2014

AAP wants govt. to postpone CSAT

Supporting the anti-CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) agitation by students, the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded that the government postpone the August 24 preliminary examinations. A... »
KARUR, July 5, 2014

K. Pichampatty gets SSA training centre

Days after the people of K. Pichampatty stopped sending their wards to school after a Dalit girl was raped and murdered, the district administration has opened a non-residential training centre in... »
BANGALORE, July 5, 2014

Do not interfere in fee structure: KUSMA

The Karnataka Unaided Schools Management’s Association (KUSMA) has urged the government not to interfere in the fee structure for private unaided schools. The association said the fee structure “i... »
KOCHI, July 5, 2014

Sluggish varsities fail govt.’s flagship venture

If by a quirk of fate, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg were from Kerala, they would not have had to look hard for reasons to quit campus, which they did before going on to redefine success. For, t... »
Mahatma Gandhi University
KOCHI, July 4, 2014

Uncertainty prevails at Mahatma Gandhi University

Days after its Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) for undergraduate programmes was thrown in to disarray, the Mahatma Gandhi University seems headed for fresh trouble. Uncertainty prevails... »
GRADUATION DAY: Thiruvalluvar University VC P. Gunasekaran presenting a certificate to a student of
Theivanai Ammal College, Villupuram
VILLUPURAM, August 7, 2014

Women are under-represented in science and technology: VC

Though efforts have been made to give women greater access to education they are still grossly under-represented in degree programmes in the science and technology sector, said P. Gunasekaran, Vice... »
A file picture of Union Minister for Human Resources Smriti Irani. Photo: V.Sudershan.
PANAJI, August 4, 2014

New Education Policy on the anvil: Smriti

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani informed Mr. Shantaram Naik in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Monday that the Government proposes to formulate a new Education Policy... »
COIMBATORE, July 5, 2014

DEE inspections begin to prevent unrecognised schools from reopening

The Directorate of Elementary Education has begun conducting inspections across Coimbatore district to ensure that private schools that were closed down due to lack of recognition did not reopen wi... »
Bangalore, July 5, 2014

‘Not enough funds to give all schools equal facilities’

Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education Kimmane Ratnakar has said that giving government-aided schools all facilities and extending pension and salaries to teachers on a par with gov... »
HYDERABAD, July 4, 2014

Selected, but yet to get appointment letters

Model school dreams have turned sour for hundreds of aspirants waiting for the appointment letters for the last one year despite being in the selected merit list.More than 1,000 selected can... »
July 3, 2014

Psychological glass ceiling

Rachel Simmons is an interesting speaker who presents her talk with the all-too-familiar case of a young 13-year-old girl recounting how her friends traumatised her by not inviting her to parties,... »