Education News Headlines

Modi focuses on women's empowerment, education

Tokyo , Sep 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday stressed on the need for women's empowerment in the present-day world as he began the fourth day of his visit to Japan.

Modi wants Japanese language to be taught online

Tokyo , Sep 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday urged Japan to take the initiative to introduce teaching of Japanese language online and said Indian languages could also be introduced in Japan.

India's CBSE education system spreading wings in Vietnam

Hanoi , Aug 25 India's Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) educational system is making quiet inroads into Vietnam, thanks to the efforts of the Indian diaspora.

Hungary honours Nobel laureate, Rubik's cube inventor

Budapest , Aug 20

Hungarian President Janos Ader presented Nobel laureate author Imre Kertesz and inventor Erno Rubik with the Order of Saint Stephen, Hungary's highest award, Wednesday.

Ebola: Nigeria schools shut down till further notice

Abuja , Aug 18

The Nigerian government has approved the extension of the current holiday of primary and secondary schools across the country until further notice in order to prevent an outbreak of the Ebola virus disease among students, media reported Monday.

Three children, teacher killed in China school stabbing

Beijing , Sep 2

A stabbing spree in a Chinese school has left three children and a teacher dead Monday.

Modi wants Japanese language teaching in Indian schools

Tokyo , Sep 1

While stressing on building language ties between the two nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday called on Japanese teachers to impart their language skills to Indian learners.

18-year-old British Indian hailed as brainiest student in Britain

London , Aug 23

An 18-year-old British Indian boy has become Britain's brightest student after getting perfect fives in all major subjects with 100 percent score, a media report said.

Is your college going kid more active on weekends?

New York , Aug 20

Parents always suspect that their college going kids prefer weekends to weekdays. Now there is proof that college graduates are more active on weekends compared to non-college goers.

Want to be world's first doctor of chocolate?

London , Aug 18

Love chocolates? You have a mighty reason to relish them more as the Cambridge University is seeking a researcher for a PhD on chocolates!