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CAG finds schools in Gujarat functioning under trees & temporary shelters

Auditor also noticed that schools in Gujarat were cooking mid-day meals in the open.

Accenture, BCG emerge top recruiters in IIM-A summer internship placements

The first cluster of the summer internship placement process for the 2014-16 PGP batch...

Smriti Irani targets Aligarh Muslim University VC for barring women undergrads from library

We have got reports that amounts to insult to daughters: Smriti Irani on AMU row

Pak schools rage over Malala Yousafzai driven Salman Rushdie row

Private schools in Pakistan observed 'I am not Malala' day.

Rockstand, Mindworkzz partner to put CAT 2014 material on mobile app

CAT guru Arun Sharma's Institute Mindworkzz has inked an exclusive partnership with Rockstand

Campus roundup: UC Berkeley ties up with Ashoka University

UC Berkeley ties up with Ashoka University The University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and Ashoka University have partnered to promote academic collaboration and quality liberal arts educat

‘We need more research in green energy space’

In October, students of the Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research...

Teach like a gurukula

Business schools should aim at empowering the young mind to think vertically and apply laterally

Putting teacher training on track

We need high quality institutes with an intake capacity of a few thousand seats each, and a strong accreditation and monitoring framework that helps raise the bar for teacher education

Nikki Haley to visit India to lure jobs & promote tourism

Fresh from her emphatic re-election, South Carolina's governor Nikki Haley is to visit India...

JPMorgan Chase plans cut 3,000 more jobs this year

JPMorgan will also eliminate more jobs in its mortgage unit, reducing up to 7,000 positions in that part of the bank.

50% of occupations today will no longer exist in 2025: Report

A paradigm shift is expected to be witnessed in the way workplaces operate over the next 15 years...

Women in workforce gravitate to services; overall participation dips

Of 1,000 women, 83 in rural areas and 551 in urban areas are in tertiary sector as per NSSO data for 2012.

Symbiosis Law School firms up ties with University College Cork

The collaboration will lead to the design of special curricula and advanced research in various fields.

Govt to launch new policy to help people resume education, says Smriti Irani

In a major push to the country's education system, the government will launch this month a 'credit-equivalent...

Indian students defrauded: Tri Valley founder jailed for 16 yrs for running fake university

Tri Valley University destroyed the academic careers of several hundred Indian students in the US.

Move to open up govt jobs for technocrats, specialists from private sector

In a step to rope in professional experts from the private sector, the Centre has asked all ministries to carry out...

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US IT firm asked to compensate techie for illegal sacking

The Karnataka Labour Department has ordered a US-based IT firm to compensate a woman employee on grounds...

IIT Kharagpur students’ pre-placement offers jump 20 pct this year; highest soars to Rs 91 lakh

Foreign offers made to IIT Kharagpur students include those from Google, Facebook, and Schlumberger.

Top corporates hire over 200 students at NIIT University

Leading companies like ICICI Bank, Amazon, IBM have hired over 200 students from NIIT University....

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Ivy League University offers ‘wasting time on internet’ course

New Internet course requires students to stare at a screen for hours and only interact via chat rooms, social media.

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We need to nurture innovation and support entrepreneurship: Chris Houghton, Ericsson

On October 31, Friday, Ericsson announced the launch of its Innovation Awards at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Strategic interventions to crack the CAT 2014

Aspirants of CAT 2014 started their homework months ago and, by now, they would have nearly completed their preparation.

NIIT to train 40,000 IEEE-certified engineers in 3 years

Talent development firm NIIT has partnered Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)...

World Bank to cut 500 jobs globally; create new posts in India

World Bank plans to slash 500 jobs in the next three years globally, even as it looks to create up to 300...

Eight key sectors see fastest employment growth, create direct jobs

As many as 1.82L jobs were created in eight sectors, including textiles, IT and auto during April to June.

RSS-affiliate bodies meet Smriti Irani over education sector

RSS affiliates voiced concerns over improving the quality of education in the country to Minister Smriti Irani.

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