India  /  Published 17.11.20

Dalit students wait endlessly for stipend

Manish Kumar, a first-year BSc student at S.N. Sinha College in Bihar’s Nawada district, has been applying for the Post-Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Caste students for the past two years. H...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.20

Scholarship for Tata employee kids

Employees of Tata Steel wanting their kids to make a career in sports can now look forward to getting a sports scholarship. The steel behemoth will be providing this grant to the children of permanent...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

North East  /  Published 11.11.20

21 arrested in school scholarship funds scam

Twenty-one people, including four headmasters, have been arrested by CID sleuths from four Assam districts for allegedly misappropriating pre-matric scholarship funds for the past two fiscals. Of the...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.11.20

Scholarship probe sought in Jharkhand

The middleman allegedly approached a school owner and proposed to divide the money between the two if the latter provided the school’s login ID and password on the NSP (this is provided, on requ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.20

Madrasah clerk faces scholarship bribe slur

A clerk at a state-aided madrasah in the Chanchal subdivision of Malda has been accused of demanding money from girl students while promising them enrollment in a state-run scholarship scheme launched...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 12.07.19

£15m scholarship in memory of B.K. Birla to London Business School

Almost a decade ago, the late industry doyen Basant Kumar Birla was asked by this newspaper how he would like to be remembered.Pat came his response: “Education. I want to be remembered for spreadin...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.02.19

Glare on Nagaland colleges

The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) has revealed the sorry state of affairs in government colleges in Mokokchung and Zunheboto districts.The union found anomalies in the colleges during...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

India  /  Published 01.02.20

Jitters over scholarship fund cut

Yogesh Bagotia, a Dalit PhD scholar with the Indira Gandhi National Open University, fears the 60 per cent slash in the budget allocation for higher-education scholarships will wreck his dreams.For th...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 26.02.20

Test the waters before you join that lab abroad

A substantial number of biology students are interested in research so they go for internships and training programmes in labs right from the start. Likewise, those who wish to pursue higher education...
By Ishani Banerji in

North East  /  Published 01.01.20

Tripura government aid for students

The BJP-IPFT government of Tripura will provide financial support of Rs 1 lakh per annum to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward Classes and minority students for pursuing professional cou...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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