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Cambridge is the richest UK university


Cambridge has emerged as the richest UK university with 4 billion pounds worth of assets, even eclipsing Monaco, the wealthiest country in the world. ....more »

Indian American students to brief Obama on their work


Two Indian Americans are among 30 students who have been invited by the White House to brief US President Barack Obama on their breakthrough research in science, technology, engineering and math. ....more »

Indian-American student triggers Harvard probe


A complaint from an Indian-American student who was near the top of his high school class but was rejected by both Harvard and Princeton universities has triggered an investigation by the US Education Department. ....more »

7 Indian-Americans figure in Intel Science finalist in US


Seven Indian-Americans have figured among the 40 finalists for the Intel Science Talent Search; which is the most prestigious science and maths competition for high school students in the United States. ....more »

Student visas: UK acts tough as varsities cry foul


Delighted that new stringent student visa rules were 'beginning to bite', the British Home Office today said a further tightening of the system was on the cards from April even as British universities said the rules were damaging reputation abroad. ....more »

Harvard is most discussed university on Web - survey


Harvard regained its top spot on a list of most talked-about U.S. universities on the Web, beating its rivals just in time for a return to fall studies, according to a survey released on Tuesday. ....more »

Admission of Indian students in US increases by 8 pc


The number of Indian students coming to the US for graduate-level studies has increased by eight per cent from 2010 to 2011, while those from China topped the list with a record rise of 23 per cent, according to a latest report. ....more »

Academies of Nashville: Breathing New Life into Secondary Education By Dr. Galen Spencer Hull Tennessee State University


Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools serve nearly 78,000 students with the goal of being the first choice for families in Nashville and Davidson County. ....more »

Sukanya Roy wins America's coveted spelling bee crown

Indian American Sukanya Roy who won the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee crown - AP
Spelling tongue twister ‘cymotrichous’, Greek for having wavy hair, Indian American Sukanya Roy has won the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee crown to retain the coveted honour for the community for the fourth year in a row. ....more »

Pa. school gives kids sandwiches as punishment


School officials say the students at a Pennsylvania school are getting sandwiches for lunch for failing to appreciate the hot meals the district provides. ....more »

Working hard to help TVU students: US


The United States on Thursday said it was "working hard" to assist Indian students facing hardships after the closure of California-based Tri-Valley University (TVU) and resolve the issue in "a fair and just manner". ....more »

India raises issue of sham Tri Valley University students


Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has sought US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's personal intervention to ensure that the interests of over 1,500 Indian students of a sham California university are protected and their future is not jeopardised. ....more »

At Least 200 Students at Ohio Elementary School Infected With Norovirus


School officials say they believe nearly half of the student body at one Ohio elementary school is infected with the norovirus, Fox 19 reports. ....more »

Young white population declining in US


Children of immigrant races, mostly Hispanic and Asians, along with blacks, are on their way to overtake the number of white children in US schools, with a new study suggesting that they are already a majority in nursery schools in eight states. ....more »

Republic of the unseen


Do you realise that India has the world’s largest constituency of invisible people? They are in hundreds of millions. Yet no one notices them. They are a blind spot for us. Yes, they have voter IDs. Some have PAN cards. Nilekeni will soon give them UIDs. Just as the telecom companies have given them cell phones. Banks have opened accounts for them and provided ATMs in remote areas. Despite all this, they remain the lost children of this Republic. ....more »

IIT-Bombay may set up campus in New York


The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay could soon have a second address — in New York. The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has invited IIT-B to submit a proposal to set up a campus in the Big Apple for applied science courses. ....more »

Huge spike in illegal Indian traffic to US via Mexico


According to the report, most of the immigrants, surprisingly, claim to be from the Punjab or Gujarat, two of India's (relatively) more prosperous states, but also ones associated with enterprise. ....more »

US to use 'common sense' while handling case of duped students


In the wake of strong protest lodged by India over radio-tagging of Indian students duped by a California-based 'sham' university, US immigration authorities have assured New Delhi that they would use 'good judgement and common sense' while handling the case. ....more »

Cheated students: Controversial university blames Indian-origin staff


Breaking its silence, the California-based Tri Valley University (TVU), which was shut down last month, termed as 'baseless' the allegations of immigration fraud against the institute and claimed that it had not duped any student. ....more »

Atlanta public high schools placed on probation


Atlanta's public school system was told Tuesday it has until September 30 to make progress on a series of recommendations or risk its high schools' losing their accreditation, a fate that would affect the college hopes of many of the system's graduates. ....more »

Indian-American, Suresh to be the NSF director

Subra suresh
IIT Madras alumnus,Subra Suresh was sworn in as the director of $7.4 billion,National Science Foundation(NSF) by John Holdren, Obama’s Science advisor.NSF is the top science body spread across 2000 institution in the US. ....more »

IIMs to have more centres in India and Abroad

KApil Sibal
A meeting conducted on Wednesday by Mr Sibal , human resource development minister decided to give more powers and autonomy to the IIMs in establishing centres within the country and abroad. ....more »

Mahindra To Support Harvard University with $10 Million

Anand Mahindra
Anand Mahindra is willing to contribute to the cause of humanity by giving $10 million to Harvard University in honour of his mother, Indira Mahindra. ....more »

Suresh -New Director of US, National Science Foundation


Boston: President ,Barack Obama nominated Indian- American academician Subra Suresh to be the next director of National Science Foundation (NSF). ....more »

PM Ready for Human Resource in Parliament

parliament
On Friday Prime Minister , Manmohan Singh said a bill will be introduced for the formation of National Council for Human Resource in Health ....more »

IGNOU Removing Barriers in Education

 IGNOU
Tele –education courses in IGNOU providing education and reaching all in Africa ....more »

Karnataka Medical Officer May be Out of Job

Ramchandra Gowda
On account of controversies over irregularities in the recruitment of non – teaching staff in Hasan Institute Of Medical Science and Mysore Medical College , Ramchandra Gowda is likely to be accused. ....more »

Books Donated to Help the Underprivileged

 Aviva Great Wall of Education
Great Wall of Education to remove the barrier for the marginalized section ....more »

Loans to Boost Education Scenario

 Kapil Sibal
Sibal addresses at IISC(Indian Institute of Science ) to attract more investors in the education sector. ....more »

Thank you Teachers – Say Indians

 Teachers Day Celebrations
In some countries, Teacher’s Day is a special day for the apprehension of teachers. Some declare a holiday while others celebrate it during work hours… ....more »

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