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Can India become a global education hub?

Mohamed Yousuf   By Bikash Mohapatra   With a proud legacy, exciting prospects and a proactive government, this is India’s best chance to make it count and become the education capital of the planet

Arab Education is in Intensive Care

Reuters photo   By Sami Jamil Jadallah I was prompted to write this short essay after reading the recently issued report issued by the Ranking Web of Universities which put Arab universities at the tail end of international ranking, which is not only embarrassing but shameful as well.

Immediate funds requested for unpaid Nigeria LAUTECH university salaries

By Prince Adetunji Fabode Governors of Nigeria’s Oyo and Osun states, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Rauf Aregbesola, have been urged to prioritize the release of funds to solve the immediate need of the institution so as to allow academic and other activities to resume without further delay.

Rising Hysteria – Youth Migration Challenges for Karachi

Shahid Ali   By Zeeshan A. Shah In 1947, Pakistan became a sovereign state. Since then, Karachi became the capital city and the tipping point for discovery, exploration, history and economics – the city of hope. Due to the high birth rate in Pakistan, similar to other low income high populated countries in the developing […]

Distance Education In The Not Too Distant Future

By Ananya S Guha The other day when the board class ten results were declared a neighbour mentioned that her domestic help’s maid’s daughter had failed her examinations and the father beat the girl up.

Fiction: Waiting to be Buried

By Okeke Okechi

Why MBA is better than CA

By Ayushi Gupta When it comes to career options there are two wide choices: MBA, Master of Business Administration and CA, Chartered Accountant, between which many students get confused.

The plight of a Kenyan graduate

By Cynthia Meru An argument broke one chilly Friday night between my friends and I, on the issue of gender equality and equity.

How India’s Top University is a Victim of Politics in the Name of Ideologies

By Ratnesh Dwivedi I am not in the Left, Right or Center. Equally I hate mean politics in Indian Academia which have been prevalent for ages.

Universities strike in DRC following arrest of students and activists

By Darell Maurice Students from at least five universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo city Goma from Wednesday ceased any academic activity to demand the release of six students, and militants of youth movement LUCHA, (Struggle For Change), arrested earlier this week.

Norwegian firm launches free wi-fi trial in Bangladesh universities

By Sheuli Akter Grameenphone, the Norwegian Telenor Group’s concern in Bangladesh, has installed a free Wi-Fi service in selected locations of various universities in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka and seaport city Chittagong to ensure round the clock internet access for students.

Fiction: The Last Paper

By Akinpelu Yusuf

The Triggering Effect

By Robert Kilborn They had equipped the room with cookies, colouring books, bubbles, Play-Doh, calming music, pillows, blankets and a video of frolicking puppies. They had sealed the windows and softened the lights. Students and staff members trained to deal with trauma stood in a row. The trauma coordinator glanced at her watch. No one […]

Novelist Shahnaz Bashir organises free writing workshop in Kashmir

By Irfan Rashid Friday night was the coldest night in Kashmir this season. But it was no excuse for those ardent writers who were determined to attend a one day workshop on ‘writing skills’.