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A U.N. funded think tank said that Pakistan, with 50 million illiterate adults, should amend its constitution to make primary education compulsory and give schooling the first claim on budgetary

PHDCCI : The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has suggested that the northern States adopt a sytem of education, which provides free education till class eight. In a study on 'Reorientation of

The Haryana Government has enhanced financial assistance from Rs. 250 to Rs. 350 per child per month being given to the institutions run by social organisations in the State for providing them free

The Maharashtra Government's ambitious Krishna Valley Development Corporation project will irrigate five districts fully and two districts partially. The drought-prone districts of Ahmednagar and

UN : India is home to the maximum number of illiterates in the world. The country's illiterate population exceeds the total population of the United States, Japan and Canada. India also has the

The Centre has agreed not to dismantle the 130-year old rail bridge on River Godavari as Andhra Pradesh Government had plans to declare it as a

Researchers have found a complex of slabs and stones in the Sahara desert that might be the oldest known monument built with astronomical considerations in mind, far older than England's Stoneherge.

The recent excavation conducted by the Archaeological Survey of India in the temple town of Pillak under Bilonia subdivision of South Tripura district has drawn the attention of archaeologists and

A team of scientists has turned to New Zealand in an attempt to resolve the great dinosaur debate. The scientists have begun a three-year study of New Zealand'sa rocks and fossils to try to establish

The discovery of two Buddhist stupas, a temple, pieces of sculpture, artifacts and some old coins from an excavation site at Mansar, 45 km from here, suggests that a civilization flourished in the

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