Yoga textbook created by Patanjali to be taught in Goa schools

Panaji: A yoga training textbook prepared by Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Yog Peeth would be taught in the primary schools in Goa, a senior official said on Thursday. “The (yoga training) scheme would be implemented by Goa Educational Development Corporation (GEDC) for a period of six years commencing from the ongoing academic year,” Director of Education Read More

This IIT professor once taught Raghuram Rajan, now works with tribals of Madhya Pradesh

Alok Sagar We have read stories on how graduates from top universities have taken initiatives to support poor but not many go and live with them. Alok Sagar, an ex-IIT Delhi professor, left his lucrative job in 1982 to serve tribals, work for upliftment of women and stay connected to nature. Besides having graduate and masters degrees from Read More

Choices and locking, colleges list and documents needed during counselling process

NEET 2016: The registration process, along with choice filling, locking, and seat allotment, will be completely online and will not require any documents. This year, medical students have faced a lot of difficulties due to unexpected developments before the examination. Only a small percentage of aspirants were really well-prepared to make the cut in National Read More

IISc Bangalore remains India’s top university, global ranking drops

London: Even as the Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore remains the country’s top university, its global ranking has dropped two notches to 152 in the latest QS World University Rankings 2016-17 released on Tuesday. Founded in 1909 as a result of the joint efforts of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the Government of India and the Maharaja Read More

Bihar School Examination Board suspends affiliation of 36 schools for non-compliance

Patna: Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Tuesday decided to suspend affiliation of 36 schools and colleges across the state for not not complying with the prescribed norms and criteria to run these institutes. “The Board has decided to suspend the affiliation of 36 schools and colleges for their failure to comply with the prescribed Read More

In Maharashtra’s first digital zilla parishad school, no dropouts

THE little hamlet of Pashtepada in Thane district often doesn’t have electricity, but the little zilla parishad school in the village is a humming laboratory of sorts, a projector hanging from the ceiling of a classroom, speakers mounted on each of the four walls, a pile of ‘talking’ Balbharti textbooks sitting on the teacher’s table Read More