Iranian driver turns cab into library

Tehran , April 27

A taxi driver in Iran's Rasht city has lodged his car with books in a bid to encourage his passengers to read in his taxi, the media reported.

University professor killed in Bangladesh

Dhaka , April 23

Bangladeshi police suspect the involvement of Islamist radicals in the murder of a university teacher who was hacked to death on Saturday morning.

UK Open University honour for Indian educationist

London , April 29

The UK Open University has honoured professor Asha S. Kanwar, one of the world's leading advocates of learning for development, for her "exceptional contribution to global education, social justice and human development".

Twitter to become your future teacher

New York , April 28

Get ready to say good morning to Twitter in classroom soon as the micro-blogging can help teachers engage students in a more efficient way and better prepare them to take on New-Age challenges, researchers reveal.

Ecuador quake leaves 120,000 children out of school

United Nations , April 27

More than 280 schools have been damaged by the earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16, leaving at least 120,000 children temporarily without education, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said.

Professor killed in Bangladesh

Dhaka , April 23

A university professor was killed in the northern Bangladesh district of Rajshahi on Saturday, police said.