Gyan Vani, an educational FM radio starts in Pune

PUNE: Gyan Vani, Pune, an educational FM Radio network providing programmes covering different aspects and levels of education including Primary and Secondary Education, Adult Education, Technical and vocational Education, Higher Education and Extension Education started for the learners of Pune city and the adjoining areas from July 1, said an official release from Indira Gandhi…

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22% engineering seats in Telangana go vacant

HYDERABAD: As many as 14,491 engineering and 2,946 pharmacy seats went vacant after the second phase of counselling, allotment of which was declared by Navin Mittal, commissioner of technical education on Thursday. According to the figures released, of the 65,648 engineering seats available for academic year 2018-19, 51,157 were allotted. Similarly, of the 3,087 pharmacy…

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Not educating girls costs $15-30 trillion: World Bank

WASHINGTON: Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between $15 trillion to $30 trillion, the World Bank said. Less than two thirds of girls in low-income countries complete primary school and only one in three girls completes lower secondary school, the World Bank said in a new report ‘Missed Opportunities:…

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