India  /  Published 17.01.20

On jobs, India behind Pak

At least two in every five young Indians are not part of the workforce or have no link with education or any form of training, a UN report has said, putting the country behind Pakistan, Bangladesh, Af...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.01.20

Bird sanctuary in textbooks

There is good news for the residents of Sivasagar district in Upper Assam as the Panidihing bird sanctuary has been included in the textbooks of elementary education looked after by the state educatio...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.20

Tata institute makes youths job-ready

Indrajeet Prajapati, 23, had thought he was destined to drive auto-rickshaws to support his family when JN Tata Vocational Training Institute opened its unit in Jharia in August last year. A resident ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

43 held for Dibrugarh violence

Dibrugarh police have arrested 43 people for vandalism and violence during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests in chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s home district in Upper Assam. Talking ...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Health  /  Published 18.12.19

Weights to keep fit

The term weight training brings up visions of sweaty young men dedicating hours to replicating a body like that of Arnold Schwarzenegger. But sustained weight and strength training not only has myria...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

India  /  Published 18.12.19

Nitish asks Rajnath not to close Gaya academy

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar wrote a letter to Union defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday terming the move to close the Officers Training Academy (OTA) at Gaya a wrong decision by his mini...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.10.19

Youth dies at friend’s birthday party in Jamshedpur

A 21-year-old man, who had landed a job only four months ago, died in the wee hours of Sunday after collapsing at a friend’s birthday party in a lodge at Adityapur from where police later recovered ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 27.10.19

More subjects, easier board exams mooted

More school subjects, less content and easier, twice-a-year board exams are some of the suggestions in a revised draft National Education Policy, which also seeks to make education a right up to Class...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.10.19

Delhi prisoners to get hospitality training

More than 1,000 inmates lodged in prisons across the city will get hospitality training within a year under an initiative aimed at helping them start a new life after being released, officials said.Ac...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.19

Bengal skips Niti Aayog rankings

Bengal has boycotted a first-of-its-kind Niti Aayog initiative to rank the states on the basis of the quality of their government schools, with those placed higher expected to receive extra central fu...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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