Trump team revokes transgender bathroom rules

Wahington , Feb 23

US President Donald Trump's administration revoked landmark guidance to the country's schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of former President Barack Obama.

New destination: Indian students flock to Australia for higher studies

Melbourne , Feb 23 The Australian government's campaign to lure Indian students for higher studies is bearing fruit as nearly 80,000 of them enrolled in various education and training courses in 2016. Overall, Australian universities and vocational training institutes have experienced another bumper year with more than half a million international students choosing to study Down Under.

China to conduct ideological audit of top universities

Beijing , Feb 23

China has announced some of its top universities will face inspections to ensure they are running in line with the ideology of the Communist Party of China, as part of a government campaign to reinforce its control over the academic sector.

Trump to end protection for transgender students

Washington , Feb 22

The Trump administration plans to roll back protection for transgender students, reversing federal guidance that required public schools to allow children to use bathrooms that matched their gender identities.

Working to realise tomorrow's world: Russia's futuristic university

Moscow , Feb 19 Nanoparticles to detect and combat cancer, superconducting metamaterials to make quantum computers a reality, solar cell technology providing over 40 per cent efficiency and more -- these are not goals but achievements already realised at a Moscow university which is at the vanguard of Russia's aim to further its high-tech knowledge economy and cooperate with international partners to develop futuristic technologies.

60 foreign varsities to participate in education fair

New Delhi , Feb 16

An education fair here will bring together representatives and faculties of 60 universities and educational institutes from the US, UK, Canada and New Zealand to help students aspiring to pursue higher education abroad, a statement said.