ICRISAT, IIT Bombay launches free online agriculture course

HYDERABAD: The National Virtual Academy for Indian Agriculture will launch an online course on diseases of horticultural crops and their management in collaboration with the International Crops Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. The two month free online course, which begins on November 30 and concludes Read More

Valson Thampu proposes major amendments to St Stephen’s constitution

NEW DELHI: The principal of St Stephen’s College, Valson Thampu, has now proposed amendments to the institution’s 102-year-old constitution including granting power to the principal to take disciplinary action against student or staff irrespective of the governing body’s opinion. In a draft amendment circulated by Thampu to a select college teachers, he has proposed giving Read More

New initiatives transforming education sector in J&K: Deputy CM

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed with deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh. (PTI photo) JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today said the PDP-BJP government was according top priority to the education sector and various initiatives have already been undertaken to improve the quality of education in the state. Singh Read More

Now prepare for IELTS with edX’s new course on ‘IELTS Academic Test Preparation’

MUMBAI: IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test for those wanting to study in higher education in an English-speaking country. edX’s new course on ‘IELTS Academic Test Preparation’ will prepare foreign education aspirants to take the IELTS Academic tests with confidence. They will have immediate access to over 80 hours of interactive practice Read More