100 apply to become 'Institutes of Eminence'

New Delhi , Dec 12

A total of 100 higher learning institutions have applied for their upgradation as 'Institutions of Eminence Deemed to be Universities' - a new category created for this purpose - with the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry, an official statement said on Tuesday.

SRM University wins international QS award

New Delhi , Dec 12

Student-led innovation has brought SRM Institute of Science and Technology, formerly known as SRM University, the "Reimagine Education" award by Quacquarelli Symonds, better known as QS and famous for its annual publication of international university rankings.

Only Hindi can unite India: Union Minister

Agra , Dec 11

Hindi alone can unite India, Minister of State for HRD Satyapal Singh said here on Monday, after inaugurating an international auditorium named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

US helicopter's window falls on Japanese school

Tokyo , Dec 13

A window of an US military helicopter fell on the grounds of an elementary school in Okinawa in Japan on Wednesday, injuring a student and sparking a backlash from officials.

Indians get more British work visas than others

New Delhi , Dec 12

Stating that there has been a sharp increase in the number of British visas issued to Indians, the British High Commission said on Tuesday that Indians get more work visas than all other nationalities combined.

Fate of over 10,000 Tripura government teachers remains uncertain

Agartala/New Delhi , Dec 11

The Supreme Court on Monday deferred hearing in the case relating to 10,323 government teachers of Tripura, who are set to lose their jobs on December 31 following an apex court order, prolonging uncertainty regarding their fate.