Say good morning to Monica robot maa'm, kids!

London , Oct 25

Do not be surprised if tomorrow your children are taught by robots in their primary school classrooms as Spanish researchers are close to developing robotic tutors that can detect the emotional state of children while interacting with educational software which will ultimately improve their learning experience.

Assam school students to experience US Presidential polls

Guwahati , Oct 22

As the entire world is closely observing the US Presidential debates and the possible fallouts of the polls, a team of students from Guwahati-based NPS International School are camping in the poll-bound US to get first-hand knowledge about the much talked-about elections.

US teenagers arrested for bomb threats

Washington , Oct 20

Five teenagers have been arrested for their involvement in making bomb threats this week that forced the evacuation of two schools in Arkansas in the US.

1 in 3 Syrian schools shut as fighting rages: Unicef

Geneva , Oct 21

With 33 per cent of Syrian schools unable to function and 1.7 million children currently out of school, the UN Children's Fund (Unicef) on Friday warned that another 1.3 million students may be forced to drop out amid violence and reigning insecurity.

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence , Oct 21

Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence in what they described as an "exceptional" find.

Protesting JNU students confine V-C, senior officials

New Delhi , Oct 20

Demanding a conclusive response on the whereabouts of a missing student Najeeb Ahmed, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students on Wednesday staged protests outside the Administrative Block forcing the top brass of the university to stay put in their offices.