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Bihar’s Only Vocational Uni to get VC soon

Bihar’s Only Vocational Uni to get VC soon

PATNA: After being ‘headless’ for over a year now, The Aryabhatta Knowledge University (AKU), the only university of technical colleges in Bihar, is likely to get a full-fledged vice-chancellor (VC)…

Will Patna University wilt away for lack of research?

Will Patna University wilt away for lack of research?

Patna: Patna University, in the days of the British Raj, was called Oxford of the East. Today, it fails to attract a single registration for a PhD in over a…

Wind beneath your wings!

Wind beneath your wings!

Two colleges in Bihar teach that  ethics, values, intellectual honesty, and responsibility go hand in hand with professionalism. The rush for college admissions is on, and there are thousands of…

A Doc on hunger strike shuts down Nepal’s hospitals

A Doc on hunger strike shuts down Nepal’s hospitals

The doctor grows weaker as he fasts till death, while the Nepalese government is firm on allowing private medical college to charge exorbitant fees. Nepal is in turmoil because of Dr…

Bihar’s ‘Gandhi schools’ to be upgraded, really?

Bihar’s ‘Gandhi schools’ to be upgraded, really?

PATNA: Things connected with Mohandas Gandhi are in  fashion for politicians these days. Some 391 Buniyadi Vidyalaya (basic schools)  opened before 1947 that followed Mahatma Gandhi’s concept of ‘nai talim’ that inculcated  basic…

Initiative to improve secondary education management launched in Bihar

Initiative to improve secondary education management launched in Bihar

Data experts and planners from Bihar’s education department will be part of an exercise that will transform secondary education nationwide. The Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan Technical Cooperation Agency (RMSA-TCA) aimed…

Muslim Students boycott Church graduation event

Muslim Students boycott  Church graduation event

 Switzerland: Some Muslim students who concluded their studies at the Swiss Hotel Management School are boycotting the graduation ceremony on Saturday because it is being held in a Catholic church.…

Arunachal Pradesh goes missing

Arunachal Pradesh goes missing

Is Arunachal Pradesh a part of China?  Maharashtra government’s education department has certified geography textbooks in which not only north eastern states are missing but the area has been shown…

Bihar Universities finally get Vice Chancellors

Bihar Universities finally get Vice Chancellors

PATNA: Governor-cum-chancellor D Y Patil on Friday appointed new VCs and pro-VCs of 10 universities, for a temporary period, following a Supreme Court directive. Here’s a list for ready reference…

Gecko in the gravy makes school kids sick?

Gecko in the gravy makes school kids sick?

The Jharkhand Government may be promising eggs and bananas to govt school students, as part of the mid-day meal programme, but what they haven’t planned for is a gecko in…

Looking Beyond Campus Placements

Looking Beyond Campus Placements

Shillong, Meghalaya: Two students preferred to follow their own dreams instead of joining the ‘herd’ rushing for juicy jobs at Shillong IIM campus placement this year. They decided to stand…

CBSE will have Theatre studies in class XI

CBSE will have Theatre studies in class XI

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced Theatre Studies as an optional subject in Class XI from the current academic session. The subject is being introduced “as a…

State of Bihar Primary Education: still a mess

State of Bihar Primary Education: still a mess

  PATNA:  The State of primary education in Bihar is a mess, and the newly published ASER report is not much different than the last one. Infrastructure may have improved,…