There is a lack of societal pressure on Indian political parties to address higher education issues, writes Prof. Pushkar of BITS Pilani Goa Campus.
The QS University Rankings: Asia 2013 rankings was released this week by Quacquarelli Symonds.
With the exception of a handful of universities, institutes, and research centers, India's higher education institutions are of poor quality, writes Dr. Pushkar.
India's mission to Mars received a major boost on Friday during the Union Budget announcement, with the budgetary allocation rocketing more than ten-fold to Rs. 125 crores (US$24.9 million).
The Indian chapter of the Mars Society was launched today in Mumbai in collaboration with the Nehru Center and students of IIT-Mumbai.
A Indian mission to Mars is taking shape with space scientists proposing 10 experiments, mostly related to the study of the Red Planet's atmosphere.
The latest results of the Webometrics Web Ranking of World Universities released on July 29, 2011 ranked National Taiwan University as number one in Asia for its web presence.