Research in education

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | Pioneer

The first International conference on ‘Research in Education and Curriculum Planning for Gifted Minds’ was organised recently by Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS), Kolkata. The objective of this two day conference was to research the best practices in the World in the sphere of education for the gifted and...

Eddy for toddlers

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | Pioneer

Eddy, India’s first Android-based learning tablet for children, was launched recently in the Capital by Metis Learning. Targeted at children aged two to 10 years, Eddy comes with educator-selected learning content, a kid-safe environment and high quality hardware catering to their learning and development needs. The tablet is priced at an...

School in the cloud

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | Pioneer

India’s first ‘School in the Cloud’ was launched recently in the Government Girls School in Kalkaji, Delhi by professor Sugata Mitra, Newcastle University who was the winner of TED Prize 2013. He was the chief scientist at NIIT where he set up the first ‘hole in the wall’ 15 years ago....

Ramayana in school education

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | Pioneer

Arun Govil , the iconic Rama of the epic serial Ramayana of the 80s has taken the initiative to take the epic to schools with a meaningful value-oriented series, formatted in contemporary style. Stressing the importance of the deep-rooted values, generations of forefathers have derived from the epic serial to...

Make the right transaction

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | Gaurav Pal

The banking sector, in the next five to 10 years, may create around 10 lakh new jobs. So, if you are the kind of person who is well-organised, have an eye for detail, ability to relate to people at all levels and love to play with numbers then working in...

Flower power

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | Meeta Gutgutia

Floral industry is most likely to touch the Rs 8,000 crore mark in the next two years. This means that there will be many opportunities in this sector for those who are willing to put in lot of hard work. Also a person has to be creative and patient, says...

In brief

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | Pioneer

Collaboration signed International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi, and Mercer Consulting (India) Pvt Ltd, a global leader in talent, health, retirement, and investment will collaborate for developing future business leaders. The collaboration will co-create the MBA course curriculum and enable delivery in subjects like compensation and reward management, performance management system and...

Metro calling

Wednesday, 05 Feb 2014 | Sangeeta Yadav

As per the estimates of the Ministry of Urban Development, in the next 15 years, investment in urban transit rail projects in India would go up to Rs 1 lakh crore. Investments are already under way in the Middle East and South East Asia. This will mean that trained railway...

‘Skilled professionals required’

Wednesday, 05 Feb 2014 | Sangeeta Yadav

R ALEXANDER P HANSEN speaks with Sangeeta Yadav about Germany’s education initiatives, research work and how their new employment act will make it easy for employees seeking a job in the skilled manpower sector in India. Excerpts What was the purpose of launching the German House for Research and Innovation project...

‘School of warm-heartedness’

Wednesday, 05 Feb 2014 | Sangeeta Yadav

David Bobby talks to sangeeta yadav about ASIS’ vision to create school of warm-heartedness for emotional and mental development of children Tell us about ASIS (Anglo Schools international Services)? The ASIS is a federation which has 12 boarding schools of United Kingdom formed to get the best Indian students to study in...



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18 Mar 2018 | PNS

AAI conducts international workshop for utilizing GAGAN In keeping with the Prime Minister’s objective of using technology as a means of development and co-operation, Airports Authority of India has now offered GPS-aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) to SAARC and Southeast Asian countries in order to allow them to reap the significant benefits that accrue from such an advanced navigation system. AAI conducted a two-day workshop on March 15 and 16, 2018...

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Suicide: Ajay charge against CM

19 Mar 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Leader of the Opposition in the state assembly Ajay Singh said that the claims of women well-wisher Chief Minister Shivraj Singh are deceiving as miscreants with minor offences are arrested with immediate effect, but in the matter related to a minister's son, Chouhan says enquiry would be conducted He further alleged that prime facie, minister's son was responsible for Preeti Raghuvanshi’s suicide. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today instructed police officials to...

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