INDIAN EDUCATION

  • Education system in India is rich oriented: Anand Kumar November 17, 2013

    Describing the education system in the country as 'richoriented', founder of Patnabased 'Super 30' Anand Kumar strongly advocated that the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) of professional institutions should be based on natural talent and creativity rather than the prevailing system. Opposing the twotier entrance examination of the IIT, he said even...
  • Need innovation in education system: Pranaj Mukherjee September 7, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday called for innovative changes in India's education system to reclaim its lost glory. "Improvement in our academic system calls for innovative changes. Our examination system must incorporate modern methods of evaluation. Top quality teachers must be recruited," the president said here while addressing the second convocation...
  • Higher education in the country uneven: Tharoor November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resources Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor on Friday rued that the quality of higher education in the country was "extremely uneven" and prescribed specialised training by institutions to its recruits as one of the solutions to bridge the gap. Speaking at the 2nd convocation...
  • 26/11 witness says school denying her admission June 21, 2010

    Mumbai: Devika Rotawan, the 10yearold girl who is the youngest eyewitness of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, is being denied admission in a Mumbai school. The school managed by Indian Education Society reportedly denied admission to Devika because she had testified against Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab. Devika, who was praised by...