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  • Byju’s seeks more time from lenders to recast $1.2 billion debt Jan 10, 2023 12:00 PM IST

    Byju’s seeks more time from lenders to recast $1.2 billion debt

    The creditors have until Tuesday to sign a forbearance agreement, which will give the company time till Feb. 10 to negotiate broader terms on the term loan, the people said, asking not to be identified as the information isn’t public.

  • Teachers' associations oppose draft norms to allow entry of foreign universities in India Jan 09, 2023 07:00 PM IST

    Teachers' associations oppose draft norms to allow entry of foreign universities in India

    The associations have urged students, teachers, parents and citizens to "resist and defeat this undermining of our sovereignty".

  • Funnycontrol | In England vs Maths, Indian parents win Jan 08, 2023 09:45 PM IST

    Funnycontrol | In England vs Maths, Indian parents win

    British PM Rishi Sunak wants all children in the UK to study maths in some form till they are 18 - except he seems to have forgotten to do his homework on the number of maths teachers in England.

  • Gautam Adani says regrets not completing college education Jan 08, 2023 05:46 PM IST

    Gautam Adani says regrets not completing college education

    While the dry and tough living conditions of Gujarat's Banaskantha shaped his social behaviour, his father's involvement in what is now known as 'forward trades' gave him the initial learning.

  • XLRI raises scholarship for fellows Jan 04, 2023 06:21 PM IST

    XLRI raises scholarship for fellows

    From June, a full-time doctoral scholar will be awarded a fellowship of Rs 45,000 per month during the first and second year of the programme, and monthly Rs 50,000 for the next two years.

  • PM Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' on January 27 Jan 03, 2023 07:40 PM IST

    PM Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' on January 27

    The sixth edition of the interaction will be held at the Talkatora Indoor stadium in New Delhi

  • Study abroad: Which countries do Kashmiri students prefer to pursue higher education in? Jan 01, 2023 06:35 PM IST

    Study abroad: Which countries do Kashmiri students prefer to pursue higher education in?

    Europe, the US and, most popularly, the UK aside, increasingly Kashmiri students are opting for such countries as Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for higher studies, especially for MBBS.

  • Private Afghan universities risk closure after ban on women Dec 29, 2022 06:16 PM IST

    Private Afghan universities risk closure after ban on women

    Afghanistan’s rulers last week barred women from attending universities effective immediately, dealing another blow to women and girl’s rights and freedoms since they seized power in the country in August 2021. The move also triggered international condemnation and and an outcry at home.

  • Taliban use water cannon on women protesting university ban Dec 24, 2022 06:54 PM IST

    Taliban use water cannon on women protesting university ban

    The development came after Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Tuesday banned female students from attending universities effective immediately.

  • Nirmala Sitharaman vouches for Tamil-medium education in medical courses Dec 24, 2022 06:50 PM IST

    Nirmala Sitharaman vouches for Tamil-medium education in medical courses

    Sitharaman made these comments in her convocation address at the 35th annual convocation of The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University here.

  • Forward-looking, futuristic education system being created in country through NEP: PM Narendra Modi Dec 24, 2022 12:24 PM IST

    Forward-looking, futuristic education system being created in country through NEP: PM Narendra Modi

    Through the new education policy, the country is for the first time preparing an education system which is forward-looking and futuristic," PM Narendra Modi said.

  • Afghan women weep as Taliban fighters enforce university ban Dec 21, 2022 05:26 PM IST

    Afghan women weep as Taliban fighters enforce university ban

    Despite initially promising a more moderate rule respecting rights for women and minorities, the Taliban have widely implemented their strict interpretation of Islamic law, or Sharia, since they seized power in August 2021.

  • Supreme Court directs Centre, IITs to follow quota law in recruitment of faculty Dec 19, 2022 03:12 PM IST

    Supreme Court directs Centre, IITs to follow quota law in recruitment of faculty

    The Act provides for quotas in teaching positions in central institutions for persons from Scheduled Castes/Tribes, socially and educationally backward classes, and those from economically weaker sections.

  • Infosys co-founder SD Shibulal: Leadership is the missing link in India’s education sector Dec 18, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    Infosys co-founder SD Shibulal: Leadership is the missing link in India’s education sector

    The most viable way to make the system function efficiently is to empower educational leaders at all levels - SD Shibulal

  • Kerala Assembly passes Bill for removing Governor as the Chancellor of universities Dec 13, 2022 04:04 PM IST

    Kerala Assembly passes Bill for removing Governor as the Chancellor of universities

    The bill was introduced in the House amidst the continuing tussle between Governor Arif Mohammed Khan and the Pinarayi Vijayan government over various issues.

  • UGC notifies curriculum, credit framework for undergraduate courses under NEP Dec 12, 2022 07:40 PM IST

    UGC notifies curriculum, credit framework for undergraduate courses under NEP

    The framework has been developed by revising the existing Choice Based Credit System.

  • Byju’s seeks easier terms on $1.2-billion loan as it slips deeper into red Dec 07, 2022 02:52 PM IST

    Byju’s seeks easier terms on $1.2-billion loan as it slips deeper into red

    India's most valuable startup, valued at $22 billion, has appointed an adviser to discuss tweaks in covenants of the term loan B with creditors

  • India exploring options to minimise impact on its students' education: Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj Dec 07, 2022 09:49 AM IST

    India exploring options to minimise impact on its students' education: Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj

    Speaking at the briefing titled Ukraine: Protection of civilians and the situation of children on Tuesday, Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj said the conflict in Ukraine is severely impacting the 7.5 million children across the country.

  • How the new EB-5 Visa will empower you to pursue your American Dream  Dec 05, 2022 02:07 PM IST

    How the new EB-5 Visa will empower you to pursue your American Dream 

    The new EB-5 program, backed by concurrent filing for a change of status, is an ideal tool for securing your future in the US. It will also release you from your dependence on universities/employers.  

  • Promote technical, medical and law education in mother tongue for better understanding: Amit Shah to states Nov 30, 2022 11:07 AM IST

    Promote technical, medical and law education in mother tongue for better understanding: Amit Shah to states

    Underlining the importance of education in Hindi and regional languages, Amit Shah said students can develop an original thought process with ease if they study in their mother tongue and this encourages research and innovation.

  • As UK plans to restrict foreign students, here's a look at Indians studying abroad and their preferred destinations Nov 29, 2022 07:02 PM IST

    As UK plans to restrict foreign students, here's a look at Indians studying abroad and their preferred destinations

    As many as 770,000 Indian students went abroad for higher education in 2019 and the number is estimated to grow to roughly 1.8 million by 2024

  • Cryptonite or superpower? Why these institutes are teaching kids about cryptos and blockchain  Nov 27, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    Cryptonite or superpower? Why these institutes are teaching kids about cryptos and blockchain 

    Amid the meltdown in the cryptocurrency world, some institutions are offering short-term courses and online crypto camps for kids with an eye on the future.

  • As free trade deal with India squeaks through Aussie parliament, here's all you need to know Nov 22, 2022 01:23 PM IST

    As free trade deal with India squeaks through Aussie parliament, here's all you need to know

    Indian parliament is yet to pass the Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement that was signed in April this year

  • Top 10 colleges in the US in 2022-2023 Nov 21, 2022 07:05 PM IST

    Top 10 colleges in the US in 2022-2023

    The US News and World Report released its annual ranking of the best national universities. A total of 1500 colleges across various categories were ranked based on 17 metrics. Princeton University topped the ranking list.

  • Over 59K students secure admission in DU colleges Nov 20, 2022 09:52 PM IST

    Over 59K students secure admission in DU colleges

    The third round of seat allocation in the university ended on Thursday. While over 2,000 students withdrew their admission, more than 14,000 seats are vacant