Games & siblings key to do better in maths: NCERT

According to NCERT National Achievement Survey children who play games every day and those with siblings score better in mathematics. BENGALURU: Children who play games every day and those with siblings score better in mathematics, but watching television ruins their scores, NCERT National Achievement Survey has revealed. While having more siblings did little to improve Read More

ICRISAT, IIT Bombay launches free online agriculture course

HYDERABAD: The National Virtual Academy for Indian Agriculture will launch an online course on diseases of horticultural crops and their management in collaboration with the International Crops Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. The two month free online course, which begins on November 30 and concludes Read More

Valson Thampu proposes major amendments to St Stephen’s constitution

NEW DELHI: The principal of St Stephen’s College, Valson Thampu, has now proposed amendments to the institution’s 102-year-old constitution including granting power to the principal to take disciplinary action against student or staff irrespective of the governing body’s opinion. In a draft amendment circulated by Thampu to a select college teachers, he has proposed giving Read More

New initiatives transforming education sector in J&K: Deputy CM

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed with deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh. (PTI photo) JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today said the PDP-BJP government was according top priority to the education sector and various initiatives have already been undertaken to improve the quality of education in the state. Singh Read More