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Three injured in US varsity shooting

New York , Nov 20

At least three students were injured when a gunman opened fire at the library of the Florida State University Thursday, media reported. The gunman was later shot dead by campus officers.

Myanmar government promises education reforms

Yangon , Nov 19

Authorities in Myanmar have assured protesting students of carrying out education reforms step by step, asking them to stay tolerant, official sources said Wednesday.

China tops list of international students in US

Washington , Nov 18

The number of international students studying in the US is at a record high with nearly one-third coming from China, ranking first in 2013-2014 academic year, according to a report released by the Institute of International Education (IIE) Monday.

Research is mother of development, Modi writes on robot

Brisbane , Nov 14

Research is the mother of development, visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on an Agricultural robot during a visit to the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) here Friday.

Three Indians win Singapore university's MBA contest

Singapore , Nov 13

Three Indian MBA students have emerged winners in the world's largest student-run business case competition organised by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School.

Airtel Nigeria named best company in education CSR

Lagos , Nov 19 In another feather to the cap of the Indian private sector in Africa, Airtel Nigeria has been adjudged the best company for corporate social responsibility (CSR) in education by the Social Enterprise Report Awards (SERA) for 2014 beating other companies including Samsung, Etisalat and Oando at a ceremony here.

One out of every 30 children in US is homeless

Washington , Nov 18

One out of every 30 children in the US is homeless, the highest rate in history and one that is due to the nation's high percentage of poverty, together with the lack of affordable housing and the impact of domestic violence.

Modi visits Australian varsity

Brisbane , Nov 14

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Queensland University of Technology (QUT) here Friday, generating excitement among the students.

Superiority complex harmful for students

London , Nov 13

While it is good for students to be self-confident in class, unrealistic perceptions of their academic abilities can be harmful, says a study.

Bangladeshi author Zillur Rahman Siddiqui dead

Dhaka , Nov 12

Noted Bangladeshi author and educationist Zillur Rahman Siddiqui has died aged 86.