Friday, 20 Dec 2019

UK leads European university rankings – Top 100 list

The top 200 universities in Europe have been published in new rankings today; revealing that the UK is leading the way with nearly a quarter of all places on the list. However, despite the UK having 46 institutions in the top 200, Germany is catching up, with 36 universities in the rankings and a spot […]

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Rhodes Must Fall campaign marches through Oxford: 'Standing here in the rain… we have thick skins'

On most days in Oxford, the students appear to be outnumbered by tourists admiring the buildings. But Wednesday’s walking tour around the dreaming spires had a distinctly different – and sometimes surreal – flavour. Organised by the student protest group, Rhodes Must Fall, it was designed to take in “the disgraceful imperialist history” of the […]

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School bans playground game 'tig'

The popular playground game tig has become the latest game to be banned by teachers trying to protect children. The simple chase and catch game – also known as tag or it – is no longer allowed at Christ the King School, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, where the head teacher claims children have become upset […]

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IBPS CWE SO Result 2016 declared

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on Saturday declared the results of CWE SO (Specialist Officer) exam, conducted on January 30 and 31. Candidates can check their scores at the official website of IBPS ‘View your online exam result status for CWE Specialist V’ and enter either your registration number or roll number and […]

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Union Budget 2016: Govt to create higher education financing agency

Creation of a Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) to finance educational institutions to ensure 20 such places of learning emerge as world class and opening of 62 Navodaya Vidyalayas are among the announcements of the Union Budget 2016-17 presented on Monday. The Union HRD Ministry also witnessed a sharp increase in its budgetary allocation. The […]

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