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US teen suspended for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom

Washington, April 19: A Pennsylvania teenager has been suspended for asking the first ever Indian-American Miss America Nina Davuluri to the prom, the annual end of the year dance for high school students.

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Andaman’s Jarawa tribals: A training centre holds out new hope

Port Blair, April 17: A newly-launched training centre here is expected to play a significant role in enabling the endangered Jarawa tribe, one of the oldest inhabitants of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands whose number has shrunk to a mere 400, to decide their own future, an official said.

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Parents protest fee hike in DPS Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad, April 15: Enraged parents of students of Delhi Public School (DPS) Ghaziabad Tuesday staged a protest against the hike in tuition fee.

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‘Role of humanities, social sciences in education important’

New Delhi, April 11: Delhi Lt.

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Bengal SSC rubbishes recruitment test irregularity allegations

Kolkata, April 8: The West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) chief Tuesday refuted allegations of “irregularities” in primary Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) examinations and asserted that the panel is “transparent” and “fair” in its discharge of duties.

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14 lakh take JEE (Main) exam

New Delhi, April 6: About 14 lakh students appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2014, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Sunday.

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Ethiopia once again looks to Indian teachers

New Delhi, April 6: Ethiopia, where Indian teachers have long been revered, is again looking at Indian teachers and trainers in various fields as the ancient East African nation, where one of the earliest traces of human existence has been found, shifts its economy from an agrarian to an industrial one.

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Soros Fellowships for four Indian-Americans

New York, April 3: Four Indian-American students have been named recipients of this year’s Paul and Doris Soros Fellowships for New Americans.

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It helps to know English before moving to US

Washington, April 3: Non-native speakers exposed to English before moving to America are more likely to use the language in their daily lives in the US, a study shows.

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