A 17-year-old tribal student from a private Odisha institute has been selected by the United Nations to participate in the July 12 "Malala Day" youth session at the UN headquarters in New York, the institute said Saturday.
Red Riding Hood no longer needs the woodcutter to come to her rescue. Armed with training in self-defence, she is now well-equipped to protect herself. This and many more such interventions by a clutch of schools in the city are the latest weapons to bring about gender sensitisation at the grassroots.
Bihar's Super 30 has done it again. In another big success, 27 of the 30 candidates from the coaching centre have cracked the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) this year, its director said.
The cutoff for the four-year undergraduate economics (with commerce background) programme in Delhi University's St. Stephen's College this year is a staggering 98 percent, according to the figures college released here Friday.
Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will be lecturing students of Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Shillong for three days on ways to make India an economically developed nation, the institute said.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in banking and finance from this July academic session, an official said Saturday.
Prem Singh, a Delhi University teacher who undertook a hunger strike at Rajghat here seeking the withdrawal of the four-year undergraduate programme, has ended his fast.