Genes help decide education stage: have a look at

The genes singled out by the have a look at had been strongly energetic within the brain. (Representational photo) PARIS, FRANCE: Scientists stated Wednesday they’d recognized seventy four genes that in partdetermine how a long way someone receives in college, relying on which variant of those genes a person possesses. as compared to environmental elements […]

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New Intel India Initiative Seeks to Infuse generation in schooling

to be able to make a contribution in addition to the “digital India” initiative, chip-making giant Intel India on Friday released an initiative to reinforce using technology inside the us of a‘s schoolingenvironment. At an event collectively organised by means of Intel and the PHD Chamber of trade and enterprise here, the organization stated it’s […]

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Yes to a government college, but no to government schools

Photo: HT New Delhi: While presenting the budget for Delhi last month, finance minister Manish Sisodia announced an expenditure of Rs.102 crore on training of teachers and principals in the new fiscal year. This was just Rs.9.4 crore last year. Sisodia said his aim was to bring government schools to world class standards in Delhi. […]

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IISc ranked India’s best university; IIM-B tops B-School list

IIM-Bangalore is the country’s top management institute, with an overall score of 93.04, followed by IIM Ahmedabad, with an overall score of 89.1. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bangalore was judged the best Indian university in a national ranking released on Monday. With an overall score of 91.81, IISc […]

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IIM-A raises fee for flagship two-year programme by Rs1 lakh

IIM-A stated that the increase is necessitated as the institute’s costs have been rising in step with inflation. Photo: Mint Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has increased the fee for its flagship two-year postgraduate programme in management (PGPM) from Rs.18.5 lakh to Rs.19.5 lakh. The new fee structure will be applicable from the […]

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JEE Main not to give 40% weightage to Class XII scores

Christopher Eisgruber. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint Princeton University president Christopher Eisgruber says India is a growing source of talent for the institute, both in terms of students and faculty. On a recent visit to New Delhi, Eisgruber spoke about Princeton’s India engagement, fund-raising plans and harnessing the alumni network. Edited excerpts from an interview: What brings […]

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Is the new generation in India better educated?

Photo: Hindustan Times All of us love stories of the son or daughter of an uneducated daily wage labourer or farmer cracking civil service or Indian Institute of Technology entrance exams. The real question, however, is whether such success stories, constituting inter-generational upward mobility in education, are becoming more common or do they constitute pleasant […]

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Education and politics have always been linked

I voted yesterday. Ironically, this right we enjoy as free citizens living in a democratic society made me feel more reflective than proactive. Thomas Jefferson argued that a democracy can only function effectively when the citizenry is educated. In fact, he maintained democracies fail when education fails. Politics and education have been inextricably interwoven into […]

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