Revamped literacy mission to focus on educating women
TNN 22 August 2009, 03:37am IST
NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry is not only renaming the National Literacy Mission as National Women's Literacy Mission but is also making substantial changes in the definition of literacy with specific…Read More
By Amy Green | Wednesday, August 19, 2009 9:38 AM ET
When the recession hit, Besa Kosova did the unexpected: She quit her job to follow her dream of inspiring others through books. She opened a bookstore at a time when books, magazines and newspapers are giving way to online media,…Read More
By Bibhudatta Pradhan
Aug. 5 (Bloomberg) -- India approved legislation to make education compulsory and free, providing hundreds of millions of children with schooling to avoid a “demographic nightmare” that may curtail economic growth.
Lawmakers passed a bill in New Delhi late yesterday that…Read More
Charity helps build schools abroad
By Jenna Rew | July 23, 2009
In these economic times, few people are able to quit their jobs and follow their dreams, especially when those dreams mean giving money more than making it.
But in May, Besa Kosova, 32, decided to do just that.
The single…Read More
BOOK LOVER'S STORE IS HER GIFT TO THE WORLD
By Daphne Sashin Sentinel Staff Writer
July 4, 2004
LONGWOOD - In May, while other people worried about losing their jobs, Besa Kosova decided to quit hers and use her savings to start a charitable bookstore to help poor children around the world learn…Read More