FREE EDUCATION

  • Nalanda University to provide free education to poor: Amartya Sen October 15, 2014

    Biharsharif: The Nalanda University will provide free education to poor students if they qualify on the parameters of the varsity, its Chancellor Prof Amartya Sen said on Wednesday. The students of poor economic background interested in studying at the Nalanda University will be provided free education if they qualify on the...
  • Telangana education department orders schools to give free education to journalists' children under RTE September 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: Facing criticism from journalists for threatening the media and not helping in uplifting unofficial ban on two Telugu news channels, the Telangana government has come up with an order that has given relief to many journalists. The district education officer in the state capital Hyderabad has directed private recognized...
  • Noida: School provides free education to 300 underprivileged children September 2, 2013

    Hoshiarpur: For many children in India education is a distant dream. But Om Foundation in Noida is a ray of hope for those who want to study but have no funds. Afflicted by polio, life for 6-year-old Rohit has not been easy. His family moved to Noida from Balia in Uttar...
  • J&K: Sabbah Haaji gives free education in a remote village March 21, 2013

    Breswana: CNN-IBN Real Heroes in partnership with the Reliance Foundation is an honour that recognises ordinary people who are making an extraordinary contribution to society. Real Hero Sabbah Haaji from Jammu and Kashmir is giving the gift of free education in a village called Breswana, literally at the back of...
  • Odisha: Teastall owner provides free education to slum children February 15, 2013

    Cuttack: A teastall owner in Cuttack doubles up as a teacher to provide free education to slum children. Every morning, the teastall owner, Prakash Rao, serves free milk to a bunch of kids who gather near his stall. If it weren't for the 55yearold's initiative, the young ones wouldn't have...
  • Bihar: Murder convict reforms self, teaches 300 children free of charge February 7, 2013

    Vaishali: A murder convict has not just reformed himself, but is also helping build a secure future for many poor children in Bihar. Out of jail after 14 years, Dipak Kumar runs a school and teaches more than 300 poor children almost free of charge. Dipak Kumar is a father...
  • India Positive: Showcasing the good stories September 30, 2012

    On this week's episode, we bring to you stories of courage, goodwill and strong determination despite all odds. The story of a bunch of few courageous men who dive in the cold waters of the Chenab to rescue those drowning, a philanthropist who started an English medium school and provides education...
  • Bihar CM's education scheme turns into a scam January 17, 2012

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's much lauded free education scheme has allegedly turned into a multicrore scam with over 3 lakh fake student enrolments come to light. The case came to light when most of the students were found to have been enrolled in several schools simultaneously. In fact a...
  • You're hired! 40 Tihar inmates get job offers April 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Siddharth Jaitley, 29, was convicted of kidnapping and murder three years ago and sent to the Tihar Jail here. But instead of that being the end of the road for him, his prison stint actually turned out to be a blessing in disguise as he enrolled in the...
  • Education bill to benefit disabled children, says Sibal August 5, 2009

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Education Bill which makes education free and compulsory for children aged between six to 14 years of age. Speaking on the debate on the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2009, Human Resource Minister Kapil Sibal said it would...