Education System
India  /  Published 19.04.20

UN agencies flag online class pitfalls

Two UN agencies have warned against any large-scale shift towards online education, saying it would deepen socio-economic inequalities and warning that virtual platforms can leave children vulnerable ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 13.03.20

A step for education

City-based Julie Kakoty, a student-cum-teacher has started Chakshu, an initiative to educate kids from underprivileged backgrounds, here.She started the initiative in January 2019 and now has a team o...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.20

Government schools left behind

All work and no play does boys and girls no good; nor does having to do all that work in discomfort, or in the dark. And yet, these seem to be the sort of conditions that the students of more than 40 ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 16.02.20

Library to curb school dropout

A group of people under Gyan Vardhini, a social initiative of Assam, on Friday launched a library at Ananda Ashram, an orphanage, here on Friday.Launched under the organisation’s Project Educate All...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Govt proposes to set up national police, forensic science varsities

The government has proposed to set up a National Police University and a National Forensic Science University, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday.Presenting the budget for 2020...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.01.20

Call for PG option for every medical graduate

A six-member medical panel appointed by India’s Finance Commission has called for government steps to enhance educational infrastructure and ensure that every medical graduate has the option to purs...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.20

Powerless without knowledge

If knowledge is power, a majority of Indians are powerless. An analysis of the data for 2017-18 released by the National Statistical Office shows that only 10.6 per cent of Indians aged above 15 years...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.20

NBU starts two PhD courses

The North Bengal University has launched post-doctoral (PhD) courses in pharmaceutical technology and food technology.A few months ago, the varsity had introduced MSc courses in the two subjects. “W...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

Stress on higher education

Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi on Wednesday said the state has a good history of higher education to inspire the faculty and other administrative staff to work, strengthen and illuminate the universitie...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.19

Hornbills are the most effective seed carriers

Sir — A new study shows that some Asian hornbills cover greater distances than most other seed dispersers. By depositing the seed far away from the parent plant, the birds increase the chances of it...
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