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Copy and paste, without regret

If assignments are given at short notice and with a time limit, plagiarism is inevitable, say students » 3 comments
An HIV+ve child at a meeting of HIV infected people empowerment society in Vijayawada. A file photo: V. Raju.

Schools rubbing salt into HIV wound: plea in SC

Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Centre and all states on a PIL to declare HIV affected children as a disadvantaged group under the Right of Education Act to ensure they got education without... » 1 comment

What’s this ‘other’ reason for out-of-school children in Karnataka?

H.R. Umesh Aradhya, chairman, Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, said there was a need for the Education Department to read in between the figures. »
Industrialist Anil Ambani presents a memento to President Pranab Mukherjee at the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Kishanchand Chellaram College in Mumbai on Saturday.

President urges private sector to invest more in education

Stressing on the need for more investment and improvement in the quality of education in India, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that the returns on such investments will turn out extremely... » 6 comments
File picture shows a signature campaign against illiteracy in Mumbai. Photo: Paul Noronha

India tops in adult illiteracy: U.N. report

According to a report by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, India has the highest population of illiterate adults at 287 million » 1 comment
NEW DELHI, March 7, 2014

Centre defends quota for weaker sections

The Centre on Thursday maintained in the Supreme Court that the 93rd amendment, inserting clause 5 in Article 15, to provide reservation for weaker sections in private unaided educational institut... »