For this Lucknow University trio Greek will no longer be strange, because they have been invited to attend the World Congress of Philosophy in Athens, the capital of Greece, early next month.
Large-scale anomalies in the ongoing UP Technical University examination is giving a tough time to over 3.5 lakh students.
ANALYSIS OF the pass percentages of the last seven years (see box, right top) at High School and Intermediate examinations conduced by the UP Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad says it all. Ever since the self-centre examination system was introduced by the Mulayam Singh Yadav Government, the pass percentages have sky-rocketed.
It?s not just Indian students heading for the Big Apple but several American youngsters who are taking online lessons from Indian teachers! And, that?s the interesting ?revelation? by United States Educational Foundation in India board chairman Adnan Siddiqui.
If you thought Durga Puja was only about religious fervour and festive revelry, then think again. Bengali Club and Youngmen?s Association has decided to go melodious this season. The club is paying a tribute to shehnai maestro Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan who passed away recently and National Song composer Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya. Also, the Bengali Club would have a Tri-colour draped around the pandal. All this has been done in ?due consultation? with scholars.
RAM MANOHAR Lohia National Law Institute will begin its first session this July! But, where is this national law institute? It?s coming up very fast in Ashiana. Once built, it will be the biggest law institute in Northern India. Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav?s dream project spreads over 40 acres of land and promises a hi-tech international ambience with fully AC lecture theatres, three- storeyed AC library equipped with national and international law journals and books worth over Rs 2 crore.
They are toppers. They are intelligent. They occupied a couple of kilometres of newsprint space and several hours of television bytes? yet, were in the news just for a day. The very next day, they were back into oblivion.
Some of the most renowned exponents of the art of pen-wielding in Bengali are going to wow Lucknowites this season. The city?s first-ever Bengali Book Fair will be a big affair with the presence of noted writer Samresh Majumdar among others. Mark the dates: April 5-9!