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Vivek Agnihotri slams Oxford Union for ‘cancelling’ event

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri took to Twitter to appeal for support after he was allegedly ‘cancelled’ by Oxford University.

Global

What UK's new 'high potential visa' means for Indian students

Indian-origin UK Cabinet ministers Rishi Sunak and Priti Patel in a joint announcement new High Potential Individual (HPI) visa route for...

UK

BYJU’S appoints Abhishek Chawla as vice-president in engineering

Edtech commpany BYJU’S announced the appointment of Abhishek Chawla as vice-president, Engineering.

Corporate

Ukraine-returned Indian students call for admission in local institutions

India News: Indian students, who have returned from Ukraine, and their parents seeking the central government’s help for admission to...

Global

'Purpose of Knowledge Factory is to create new things and explore new frontiers'

Senior journalist, editor and author Madhavan Narayanan on Knowledge Factory 2022, how he would love for learning to become a movement, and...

India Spotlight - @work

JLF 2022 kicks off in hybrid form with impressive list of speakers, delegates

The Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 is back with a bang in the Pink City this year. The festival this year will host an array of diverse...

India

PEDRO, Lasalle College of the Arts launch new fashion initiative

PEDRO partners with LASALLE College of the Arts in an initiative to support and nuture the next generation of fashion creatives in...

Fashion

Indian Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking to scrap offline exams

The India Supreme Court plea had sought directions to the CBSE and other education boards, which have proposed to hold board examinations in...

India

Hijab row: Bengaluru police to enforce 14-day ban on protests near educational buildings

Bengaluru has imposed a two-week ban on protests and gatherings near schools and colleges over escalating row over the use of hijab in...

India

Closure of three Canadian colleges leaves Indian students in the lurch

Indian students were left in a vulnerable and unsupported position after the sudden closure of three private colleges in Canada’s Montreal...

Global

Grew up exposed to socio-cultural diversity of South Asia, says ISAS director Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea

Singaporean-Indian Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea took charge as the director of the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) at National...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Byju’s ropes in ex-Bain consultant Rachna Bahadur to spearhead global plans

Edtech platform Byju’s has picked up Rachna Bahadur as the company’s senior vice president for global expansion plans.

Corporate

UAE: Indian school group enters Guinness record with massive handprint mural

An Indian school group in UAE has set Guinness Records for ‘Most Contributions to a Handprint Mural’.

UAE

Biggest College football upsets in history

College football has always had its ups and downs making it more and more exciting each season. Here are eight of the greatest upsets in...

Other Sports

NTU Singapore employees donate SGD 13.68 mn in unused leave for student aid

Some 1,900 faculty and staff at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have donated a record SGD 13.68 million worth of...

Singapore

US varsities witness 13.2% decline in Indian students, shows report

Universities in the United States saw a significant 13.2 per cent drop in the number of Indian students in 2020-21, says the latest Open...

USA

'Towards Ikigai' highlights the tales of 25 Indians who found their passion in Singapore

Rahul Singh and Naresh Agarwal highlight the real-life extraordinary journeys of Indians in Singapore in their book, 'Towards Ikigai'.

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work

Harvard tops US News Global Universities Ranking 2022; NUS, NTU 2nd and 3rd in Asia

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technology University (NTU) ranked second and third respectively in Asia in the US...

Global

EdTech startup Creative Galileo raises USD 2.5 mn in seed round led by Kalaari Capital

Singapore-headquartered EdTech start-up Creative Galileo today announced it has raised USD 2.5 million in a round led by Kalaari Capital.

SMEs

NTU Singapore wins global award for displaying resilience in fighting COVID-19

Singapore's Nanyang Technological University was the only local institute to win an international commendation for its efforts that...

Education

Singapore-based edtech startup Teachee launches in India

Singapore-based education technology company Teachee has announced its launch in India. A subsidiary of Vlight Technology Pte, the brand...

SMEs

Despite COVID, International Baccalaureate pass percentage jumps from 85 to 89 in May 2021 results

Nearly 89 per cent of over 170,000 students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate (IB) globally have recently received their IB...

Education

BYJU's acquires Singapore-based professional skilling firm Great Learning for USD 600 million

India-based BYJU’S edtech platform announced its acquisition of Singapore-based Great Learning which focuses on professional and higher...

Corporate

Singapore ministers defend hiring foreign workers' policy in Parliament

In a series of parliamentary discussions, top Singapore ministers defended the government’s free trade agreements and openness to hiring...

Singapore

NTU Singapore ranked No 1 in Times Higher Education’s world's best young universities list

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has been ranked No 1 in the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the world's...

Education