HindustanTimes Sun,31 Aug 2014


Indian kids more interested in saving environment

Indian children are more interested in protecting the environment from ill-effects of climate change than their counterparts the world over and are concerned about lack of proper sanitation and drinking water, according to a global survey on children's hopes and fears.

UGC chairman faces anti-minority charge

The outgoing secretary of the University Grants Commission, India's apex higher education regulator, has accused the body's chairman Ved Prakash of discriminating against minorities in a complaint to the National Commission for Minorities (NCM).

College Festivals: Inside out

The crowded corridors and zestful atmosphere may lead you to believe that being part of a college festival is a lot of fun. But behind the victories and smiles are brickbats, hard work and toil. In fact, in three or four years of college, if you haven’t been a part of a fest, your campus experience remains incomplete.

Best schools from city's north

Listed alphabetically are the best schools from the north zone - areas north of Goregaon in the west, Ghatkopar in the east, and Thane. Methodology | North zone top schools 2011 | Top schools of 2012

Guru cool

On the occasion of Teacher’s Day, students from across city colleges talk about the coolest professors on their campus.

IIT-B: Not just a techie haven

Life at IIT-B is not just about mathematical calculations and engineering drawings; read on to get a closer look.

Separate AMU union for girls

Girls in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will now have a union of their own. AMU vice chancellor Lt Gen Zameeruddin Shah said the university will have two separate student unions -- one for boys and another for girls.

IGNOU opens admissions for biodiversity programme

The Indira Gandhi National Open University Sunday invited applications for admission to its online programme in biodiversity.

NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu

The country's apex human rights panel Wednesday issued notice to Tamil Nadu, seeking reports in four weeks over the Scheduled Castes children being denied admission in a government school in Madurai district.

Wipro to train school teachers in US

Indian IT major Wipro Limited will train 120 school teachers in partnership with the University of Massachusetts in Boston, US, over the next three years to foster excellence in science education among students.

Court notice to Delhi University on teachers' attendance

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) on a plea for introducing biometric attendance system for teachers to ensure punctuality.

Punjabi to Persian, Kendriya Vidyalaya Tehran teaches it all

It's an Indian school that's been in Iran since the 1930s. It shifted to its present location in Tehran in 1952, became a Kendriya Vidyalaya in 2004 and teaches five languages. On Wednesday, it received a Rs.2 crore boost, the third such grant in the past four years.

Step it up

Somaiya was teeming with enthusiastic freshers within minutes of its start. Even the soaring heat couldn’t play spoilsport as the young students took to the dance floor. Punjabi songs ruled the roost, the favourites being ‘Amplifier’ and ‘Ishq tera tadpave’.

Crazy answers: What does ATM stand for?

And the crazy answers to the straight questions are hilarious. Here is listing what the youth of today thought ATM stood for. Do you know the answer?

A phoenix rises at KC College

Annual fest Kiran begins this week, two-day cultural extravaganza to be themed around revolutionaries and their rise to fame. The two-day cultural gala will host events adhering to the theme of this year — ‘the rise’.
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