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Student housing startup Your-Space opens 7 properties with 1,000 beds

New Delhi: Startup Your-Space, which is into student housing segment, has started 7 new facilities comprising 1,000 beds to cater to the rising demand for accommodation around colleges ...
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UGC committee to regulate fee for medical courses in deemed universities

New Delhi: In compliance to the order of Madras High Court dated 26.04.2018, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has formed a Committee to regulate the fee for medical ...
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Centres nod for new medical college at Deoria, Rs. 250 crore allocated

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee gave its nod to the proposal of Uttar Pradesh government for establishment of new medical college at Deoria. Under Phase-II of the Centrally ...
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Javadekar urged state governments to play key role in boosting quality education

New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar urged all the states to fast track implementation of various special and specific schemes under RUSA and Samagra Shiksha for boosting ...
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Smart classes project launched in Hry, govt. schools

Chandigarh: In an attempt to impart technology-based education to the students, the pilot project of Hero EduTech and smart classes was launched in Government Senior Secondary School, Kherki ...
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Haryana to lauch Student Police Cadets (SPC) project on NCC pattern

Chandigarh : To inculcate civic consciousness, social commitment and a sense of purpose among students, besides inspiring them to fight against social evils, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh ...
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Haryana initiated home base education for especially abled students

Chandigarh : With focus set on imparting quality education and effecting all-round development of students, the school education department has taken many improvement initiatives including home based education ...
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Cabinet approves leasing of defence for construction of Kendriya Vidyalayas at three locations

New Delhi: With a view to benefit children of defence personnel and others studying in Kendriya Vidyalaya, the Cabinet has approved the leasing of defence land to the ...
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Rs. 10 k crore boost to education sector in India

New Delhi: With an aim to increase investment in higher education,the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for expanding ...
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Value addition needed to make agriculture viable and profitable: Vice President

Hyderabad: Farm income must be supplemented by non-farm occupations and value addition through food processing, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said while addressing scientists, farm experts and farmers ...
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Hry. Technical Board to conduct special compartment exams for students admitted upto 2015

Chandigarh : Haryana State Board of Technical Education has announced the dates for special exams for the students admitted upto 2015 who couldn’t perform well in their exams. ...
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Online counseling for admission to the colleges of agriculture and agricultural engineering from 1st July

Raipur : Indira Gandhi Agricultural University has started registration for online counselling for admission in Agricultural, Horticultural and Agricultural Engineering from today. The registration process will conclude on ...
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Haryana police to provide sports equipment to needy athletes

Panipat : In order to keep youth away from drugs and help them bring laurels to the state and their area, Haryana Police Department would provide sports equipment ...
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Vacant posts of school teachers be filled soon: Punjab Education Minister

Chandigarh: The Punjab Education Minister Om Parkash Soni has said that the problem of shortage of school teachers will be redressed soon as the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder ...
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MoU to establish an AI and Cloud Computing Research Lab in IIT-BHU

New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)– Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Amazon Internet Services Private Limited (AISPL) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop ...
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Haryana to adopt UGC’s standard format for appointment of VCs of state universities

Chandigarh : Haryana Government has decided to adopt the standard format of University Grant Commission (UGC) for the appointment of Vice- Chancellors of State Universities. While giving this ...
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Punjab: Smart classes in 2800 govt. schools to commence soon

Chandigarh: The Education Department has decided to start smart classes in 2800 govt schools of the state. The motive of this whole exercise is to streamline the education ...
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Gurugram: Tab labs, smart classes to be introduced soon in gov schools

Gurugram: To impart technology based smart education to the students, tab labs and smart classes would soon be started in government schools of cyber city, Gurugram. For this, ...
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Haryana to introduce programme for students

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has decided to introduce a two-day orientation programme for new students in all colleges for academic session 2018-19 so that they become familiar with ...
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CTET 2018: CBSE to hold CTET on September 16 in 92 cities, to start online registration from June 22

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the 11th edition of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on September 16, 2018. The test will ...
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Girls outshine boys in CBSE Class 12 results

New Delhi: Girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class 12 results announced on Saturday with Meghna Srivastava, from a Noida school, topping the examination this year. The overall ...
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Amarinder criticize Sukhbir for spreading malicious lies over free college education for Dalit students

Chandigarh: Criticizing Sukhbir Singh Badal for spreading malicious lies over free college education for SC students, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that, contrary to ...
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Girls outshine boys in Haryana Class 10 board exams

Chandigarh: Girls outshone boys with a pass percentage of 55.34 as against 47.61 in Haryana board of school education, which declared the Class 10 results on Monday. The ...
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Over 5 lakh candidates placed under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Chandigarh: Owing to the successful implementation of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 2016-20), the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) continues to strive towards fulfilling the ...
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Punjab CM moots 5 pc budget cut for other depts to shore up education revenue

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh mooted on Wednesday a proposal to cut down the budget of all other departments by five per cent each, in order to ...
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IIP growth slowed down on year end

Mumbai, May 11, 2018: Growth in the index of industrial production (IIP) slowed to 4.4% on-year in March 2018, after having grown over 7% plus average, in the ...
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Manipal ProLearn Partners with Data Science Society for Datathon 2018

Bengaluru, May 11, 2018: Manipal ProLearn, the professional learning unit of the Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE), has partnered with the Data Science Society (DSS) for Academia Datathon ...
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PPP critical for building a strong education infrastructure: Anil Swarup

NEW DELHI, 11 May 2018: Role of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) is vital for a robust pre-school education format, said, Anil Swarup, Secretary, School Education & Literacy, Ministry of ...
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Centre approves agreement between ICAI and SAICA

New Delhi, May 2 : Approval of the Cabinet has been granted in respect of Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and ...
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President Kovind hosts Visitor’s Awards 2018

New Delhi, May 2: “Research and Innovation is the bedrock of advancing knowledge, and knowledge alone holds the key to finding solutions to the problems we face in ...
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Dr. RPMC Tanda will be premier medical institution of North India: CM

The State Government will nurture and develop Dr Rajendra Prasad Medical College Tanda in Kangra as one of the most premier medical institution of the Northern India so ...
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NCERT books to detail child protection schemes

New Delhi, April 13 : Child protection schemes like the POCSO Act and 24×7 children helpline numbers are now being published on the inside of the front cover ...
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RIL to buy 73% stake in AI-based edutech firm Embibe

Mumbai, April 13 : Reliance Industries (RIL) on Friday announced it has agreed to buy a majority stake of 72.69 per cent in the artificial intelligence (AI)-based education ...
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Nearly 40% shortage of faculty at HP agriculture university: CAG

Shimla, April 12 : Picking holes in the overall performance of Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya in Palampur, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said ...
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New Cisco blueprint to tap $2bn Indian digital education market

Hyderabad, April 12 : Education is at the heart of new digital economy and the digital learning solutions’ market in India is currently at $2 billion — the ...
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Manmohan Singh donates 3,500 books to Panjab University

Chandigarh, April 11 : Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has donated 3,500 books from his personal library to his alma mater Panjab University (PU) here, a university official ...
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The Coimbatore Digital Summit 2018 organise at KITS Coimbatore

Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences will hold The Coimbatore Digital Summit on 10th April 2018. The theme of the Summit is Think Big | Execute Smart | ...
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Financials red-flagged by auditor, Educomp’s resolution plan likely to come up at NCLT

New Delhi, April 5 :Despite its financials being red-flagged by the auditor, debt-ridden digital education firm Educomps final resolution plan is expected to come up at the National ...
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National Conference on Participation and Role of Women in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

The Karunya Education and Research Trust organized the National conference on “Participation and Role of Women in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene”. Due to cultural and historic reasons, women ...
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CBSE leak: SC to hear petitions on Wednesday

New Delhi, April 2 : The Supreme Court will hear on Wednesday a batch of petitions challenging the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) decision to re-conduct maths ...
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3 arrested for CBSE question paper leak

New Delhi, April 1 : Two teachers from a private school and a tutor have been arrested for involvement in the leak of Central Board of Secondary Education ...
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Students, Congress protest outside CBSE headquarters

New Delhi, March 30 : Students and Congress activists on Friday protested outside the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) headquarters here over the leakage of Class 10 ...
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Delhi Budget: 26% allocation for education

New Delhi, March 22 : Twenty-six per cent of the Rs 53,000 crore Delhi Budget for 2018-19 has been allocated for education, Finance Minister Manish Sisodia announced on ...
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Modi wants scientists to spend time with students

Imphal, March 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged scientists “to spend 100 hours a year” with school students to teach them various aspects of science. Modi ...
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CBSE denies Class 12 exam paper leak

New Delhi, March 15 : The CBSE on Thursday denied that the Class 12 Accountancy exam paper was leaked even as the Delhi government ordered an inquiry into the ...
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CBSE Class 12 paper ‘leak’: Delhi government orders probe

New Delhi, March 15 : Following complaints about the Class 12 CBSE Accountancy paper being leaked, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia ordered an inquiry into it on Thursday. ...
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International Conference on “Emerging Synergies in Agriculture, Food Processing and Biotechnology”

The three-day International Conference on “Emerging Synergies in Agriculture, Food Processing and Biotechnology” was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; and Panchayati ...
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23 Mass Communicators receive IFFCO IIMCAA Awards 2018 at IIMC Alumni Meet

Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association (IIMCAA) announced the winners of its ‘IFFCO IIMCAA Awards 2018’ during the 6th Annual Alumni Meet – Connections 2018, on Sunday, ...
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The Alumni of IIMC come together for an exciting Reunion at Connections 2018

New Delhi, Feb 17 : Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association (IIMCAA) will announce the winners of its ‘IFFCO IIMCAA Awards 2018’ during the 6th annual alumni meet – IIMCAA Connections ...
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Compete with yourself, Modi tells students

New Delhi, Feb 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with students from across the country over exams and said they should compete with themselves instead of ...
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JNU students vacate admin block, strike continues

New Delhi, Feb 16 : The students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vacated the administrative block on Friday, after occupying it for two days against a High Court order. ...
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Why India needs to flip current education models to create future innovators

Los Angeles, Feb 11 : For Yash Dhake, a mechanical engineering student, and Samruddhi Dhake, a computer engineering student, the dream finally came true when they came on stage ...
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A Rise in Employability and Upsurge in Hiring – The India Skills Report 2018 brings in Cheer

According to the fifth India Skill Report 2018 , a joint initiative of  CII, PeopleStrong, Wheebox, UNDP, AICTE, AIU and Pearson points out that 20 to 26 million ...
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After crackdown, 5 lakh students drop out of UP Board exam

Lucknow, Feb 8 : More than five lakh students left the ongoing UP Board exams for Class X and XII midway in the first two days due to a ...
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India’s education budget still far short of what recommended: RTE Forum

New Delhi, Feb 8 : The Right to Education (RTE) Forum on Wednesday expressed its concern over the education budget for the country which, it said, continues to fall ...
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Google India, NCERT bring ‘Digital Citizenship’ lessons to schools

New Delhi, Feb 6 : Reiterating its commitment to make the web a safer place for everyone, Google India on Tuesday announced its collaboration with NCERT to integrate ...
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#BUDGET2018 – Equity indices plunge on LTCG tax rate announcement

Key Indian equity indices plunged after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced in his Budget speech long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax rate at 10 per cent for ...
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Budget 2018-19 to focus on boosting agriculture, rural economy: Arun Jaitley

Highlights of the Union Budget for 2018-19 presented in the Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Arun Jaitly on Thursday: * India now a $2.5 trillion economy and firmly ...
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Shri Ram College of Commerce to host 15th Bizstreet 2018

Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi is set to host the 15th annual fest of the Commerce Society- Bizstreet 2018. Spread over a span of three days ...
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Nari Shakti’ setting milestones, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said “woman power” has contributed a lot in the positive transformation seen in the country and that there are no limits to ...
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Aiming to give back, Rajasthan IITians return to launch education start-ups

Jaipur, Jan 23 : With a view to giving back to their home towns, young ex-IITians are returning to take a shot at creating jobs through their tech ...
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MoU signed for soft skill training in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 : A tripartite MoU was on Friday signed for implementation of a soft skill training programme in some Odisha Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) under which ...
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Ushering social reforms through education: An Irish nun’s experiments in India

New Delhi, Jan 19 : She believes that education, not charity, is the only way to bring a change in India’s existing educational and social system. And to ...
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Books, literature hold high place in Indian culture: Vice President

Vijayawada, Jan 1 : Indian culture giving divine status to “alphabet” in Vedas is an indication of the importance it gives to books and literature, Vice President M. ...
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Upgrading education number one priority: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Dec 29: Delhi government’s first priority is to upgrade education, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said after launching a mobile app that would connect about 16,000 ...
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1,200 job offers to IIT Kharagpur students in phase 1 of placement

Kolkata, Dec 28: Offers were made to as many as 1,200 students at the end of phase one of the 2017-18 placement season at IIT Kharagpur — a ...
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Salman launches Bina Kak’s book, calls it great

Mumbai, Dec 13: Bollywood actor Salman Khan launched photographer Bina Kak’s book “Silent Sentinels Of Ranthambhore” here on Wednesday, terming it a “great book”. “I think it is ...
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100 apply to become ‘Institutes of Eminence’

New Delhi, Dec 12: A total of 100 higher learning institutions have applied for their upgradation as ‘Institutions of Eminence Deemed to be Universities’ – a new category ...
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350 writers from 35 countries to participate at JLF 2018

New Delhi, Dec 12: Set to take place from January 25 to 29, the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 will will be a celebration of literature like no ...
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SRM University wins international QS award

New Delhi, Dec 12: Student-led innovation has brought SRM Institute of Science and Technology, formerly known as SRM University, the “Reimagine Education” award by Quacquarelli Symonds, better known ...
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NSUI slams IGNOU fee hike

New Delhi, Dec 11: The National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) on Monday criticised the fee hike in the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and ascribed the ...
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IIT-Kharagpur students win first ‘Accenture Innovation Challenge’

Bengaluru, Dec 11: A sleep assistant that uses a wireless device to remotely monitor sleep patterns won students from IIT-Kharagpur the grand prize at the first “Accenture Innovation ...
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Arunachal government to set up Skill University

Itanagar, Nov 19: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday announced the setting up of a Skill University to provide employment opportunities outside the government space. “The ...
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JNU teachers demand Vice Chancellor’s removal

New Delhi, Oct 23 : Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) on Monday held a mock ‘public trial’ of varsity Vice Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar and sought his ...
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Rs 10,000 cr will be given to top 10 universities to make them world-class: Modi

Patna, Oct 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said it was a “blot” that Indian universities do not figure among the top 500 of the world ...
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Cabinet approves revised pay scales of teachers and equivalent academic staff in universities and colleges

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for revision of pay scales for about 8 lakh teachers and other ...
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6 Indian educational organisations recognised at HundrEd 2017 Innovation Summit

Helsinki, Oct 8 : Six projects and educational organisations from India have been recognised by HundrED — a global education non-profit based in Finland — to bring to ...
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‘Reds’ whitewash JNUSU election

New Delhi, Sep 10 : Left-unity made a clean sweep in the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) polls on Sunday grabbing all four seats for the central ...
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Teachers are the best category of nation builders: President

New Delhi, Sep 5 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said teachers are the “best category” of nation builders but noted there is a dip in the ...
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Javadekar directs Navodaya Vidyalayas to go solar

New Delhi, Sep 1 : Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday directed the government-run Navodaya Vidyalayas to adopt solar energy and to ensure that future ...
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23rd Delhi Book Fair begins, study books a major draw

New Delhi, Aug 27, After a dull start in the wake of violence following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and sudden showers ...
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Education loan borrowers can submit requests for interest subsidy

Chennai, Aug 25, Students who avail education loan from government-owned banks can submit a request to claim interest subsidy from Canara Bank, a top official said on Friday. ...
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India biggest beneficiary of European scholarship programme

New Delhi, Aug 24 : With over 5,300 recipients between 2004 and 2017, India is the largest beneficiary of the Erasmus scholarships for higher education offered by the ...
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TCS’ arm to deploy digital learning platform for ICSI

New Delhi, Aug 21 : TCS iON, a business unit of IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), on Monday announced its partnership with the Institute of Company Secretaries ...
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Kolkata’s Satyajit Ray institute suspends five students

Kolkata, Aug 18 : The Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) has suspended five students for alleged “indiscipline” and indulging in “unprecedented vandalism” on campus, the registrar ...
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25 skill development centres in a year: Kejriwal’s I-Day promise

New Delhi, Aug 15 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday promised to open more than 25 skill development centres and fight dengue and chikungunya in the ...
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TN presents Centre draft of ordinance on NEET exam

New Delhi, Aug 14 : The Tamil Nadu government on Monday handed over to the Centre a draft of the proposed ordinance it plans to enact to give ...
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Ex-AIIMS chief is VC of Mahatma Gandhi University

New Delhi, Aug 14 : Former Director of AIIMS M.C. Misra has joined as the new Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology (MGUMST), ...
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Educational institutions closed in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Aug 14 : Educational institutes remained closed in the Kashmir Valley on Monday following the deaths of two civilian protesters the previous day, authorities said. All examinations ...
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State-run varsities in Rajasthan scrap holiday on Gandhi Jayanti

Jaipur, Aug 12 : After years of observing Gandhi Jayanti as a national holiday, the Rajasthan Higher Education Department has decided against a holiday on October 2 in ...
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Mittal Group explores investment avenues in Punjab

Chandigarh: Bharti Enterprises’ Rakesh Bharti Mittal has offered to take up more schools in Punjab to further boost quality education, while seeking an opportunity to set up a ...
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SC refuses to make yoga compulsory in schools

New Delhi, Aug 8 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said yoga cannot be imposed on anyone. A bench headed by Justice Madan B. Lokur said it can’t ...
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IIT-K to let students run entrepreneurship from hostel rooms

Kharagpur (West Bengal), Aug 6 : The Indian Institute of Technology – Kharagpur is coming out with a scheme allowing students to use their hotel rooms as entrepreneurship ...
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IGNOU mulls setting up 5,000 digital learning centres

Shillong, Aug 5 : Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is mulling to create 5,000 digital learning centres under the control of its regional directors, Vice-Chancellor, Ravindra Kumar ...
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Alumni must play bigger role in IIT’s development: Javadekar

Kharagpur, Aug 5 : Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday urged the alumni to play “bigger” role in overall development of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. “Alumni ...
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LS passes bill to establish petroleum and energy institute

New Delhi, Aug 4 : The Lok Sabha on Friday passed a bill to establish an Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in the port city Visakhapatnam in ...
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Lok Sabha takes up Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Bill

New Delhi, Aug 4 : The Lok Sabha on Friday took up for discussion the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Bill, 2017. Moving the bill, Petroleum and ...
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Most 4-year-olds attending preschool in rural areas: Study

New Delhi, July 28 : Majority of four-year-olds in rural areas of Assam, Rajasthan and Telangana are attending preschools, either private or government-run Anganwadi centres, a UNICEF study ...
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New school building funded by India inaugurated in Nepal

Kathmandu, July 23 : Indian envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated a school building in Udayapur district and laid the foundation stone for construction of a campus ...
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Indian students rush to Canadian universities

Toronto, July 18 : The number of Indian students seeking admission to Canadian institutions is increasing very rapidly, according to a report. The University of Toronto alone has ...
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Employability skills test launched for graduates

New Delhi, July 17 : India’s largest employability skills test, which will test employability of fresh graduates and share scores with prospective employers, has been launched across 29 ...
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`TN government’s inaction affected interests of students’: PMK

Chennai, July 15 : The problem faced by students wanting to join medical colleges is due to the Tamil Nadu government’s inaction in getting the president’s assent to ...
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Bengal topper’s name appears in JU merit list without applying

Kolkata, July 14 : West Bengal Class 12 topper Archisman Panigrahi is in a unique predicament, his name tops the Jadavpur University merit list in four subjects without ...
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UGC urges varsities, colleges to apply for AIC aid

New Delhi, July 13 : The University Grants Commission (UGC) has urged all public universities and the colleges under them to apply for aid from the Atal Incubation ...
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Educational institutions shut, internet suspended in Jammu

Jammu, July 11 : The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday closed all educational institutions and suspended internet facility here to maintain law and order in the aftermath of ...
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SC vacates stay on counselling, admission to IITs under JEE

New Delhi, July 10 : The Supreme Court on Monday vacated its stay on counselling and admission to IITs and other institutions related to JEE (Advanced) entrance examination. The ...
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Delhi University announces third cut-off list

New Delhi, July 7 : Delhi University (DU) colleges have released their third cut-off list, making little to no change in the popular courses and closing down admissions for ...
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Himachal brings reforms in school education

Shimla, July 2 : To improve the standard of education in over 14,000 government elementary schools, the Himachal Pradesh government has started a programme to identify problems and challenges ...
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DU releases second cut-off with no drastic changes

New Delhi, July 1 : The Delhi University colleges have announced their second cut-offs for this admission season with the top colleges still trading in the above-90 realm for ...
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DU requested to fix glitches in university portal

New Delhi, June 29 : The National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) on Wednesday requested the Delhi University administration to look into the problem of slow university portal caused ...
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HC asks DU to admit 2,310 students in LLB course

New Delhi, June 28 : In a relief to law aspirants, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked Delhi University to continue admitting 2,310 students in its LLB course. ...
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9-member panel to prepare final draft of National Education Policy

New Delhi, June 26 : The Human Resource Development Ministry on Monday constituted a nine-member panel to prepare the final draft of the National Education Policy to be headed ...
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Teachers’ crisis becoming political hot potato in Tripura

Agartala, June 24 : Tripura’s Left Front government is facing an unprecedented shortage of teachers to run its 5,000 schools from the next academic year beginning in January. The ...
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DU colleges release cut-off; highest 99.66% for Electronics

New Delhi, June 24 : The Delhi University (DU) colleges announced their cut-offs on Friday with most of them concentrating around the 97 per cent tab for commerce courses, ...
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Students moving to plains amid Darjeeling shutdown

Darjeeling, June 23 : Thousands of students studying in boarding schools here were being moved to the plains as the agitating Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) allowed a 12-hour window ...
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Over 1,100 ISB students get Rs 22 lakh a year job offers

Hyderabad, June 20 : Students of the Indian School of Business (ISB) here have secured over 1,113 job offers in the campus placements this year with an average salary ...
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Shortage of 3 lakh yoga instructors in India: Assocham

New Delhi, June 19 : At present, India is facing a shortage of about 3 lakh yoga instructors as against the requirement of over 5 lakh yoga practitioners, a ...
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Nine Army-trained Kashmir students crack IIT exam

New Delhi, June 13 : While some of their counterparts were pelting stones to vent their anger at security forces in Kashmir, 40 IIT aspirants from the troubled valley ...
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India fully committed to building South Asian University campus

New Delhi, June 12 : India is committed to bearing the entire expenditure of Rs 2,500 crore to build the permanent campus of the South Asian University (SAU) here, ...
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SC permits CBSE to declare NEET 2017 results

New Delhi, June 12 : The Supreme Court on Monday stayed a Madras High Court order restraining the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) from declaring the result of ...
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Arvind Subramainan to conduct course on Indian economy

New Delhi, June 11 : The Finance Ministry on Sunday launched a seven-day course on Indian economics designed by Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian at the Indian Institute ...
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Top 50 ranking not difficult if we improve on perception: IIT-D Director

New Delhi, June 11 : The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi), which is now ranked among the top 200 universities in the latest QS World University Rankings, can well ...
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UP Board results out, girls outdo boys

Lucknow, June 9 : The Uttar Pradesh Board exam results were announced on Friday which saw 81.18 per cent students pass in Class 10 and a 82.62 pass percentage ...
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‘India might become an educationally failed nation’

An Indian linguist and anthropologist who is globally revered for his work on dying languages, Ganesh Devy has researched and documented 780 living Indian languages. He says that ...
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SC restores institutional quota in BHU, AMU

New Delhi, June 7 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday restored 50 per cent in-house institutional preference reservation of seats in postgraduate medical courses at the Banaras Hindu University ...
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Government starts course to better deal with medical emergencies

New Delhi, June 7 : With an aim to equip people to deal with medical emergencies better, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda on Tuesday launched ...
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CBSE announces Class 10 results

New Delhi, June 3 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday announced the Class 10 results for Allahabad, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun and Thiruvananthapuram regions. The results ...
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Haryana offers 10% concession to J&K students

Chandigarh, June 2 : The Haryana government has offered up to 10 per cent concession in the cut-off percentage to students from Jammu and Kashmir who want to study ...
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Around 4 lakh tiny tots begin schooling in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 : Nearly 400,000 tiny tots across Kerala began their formal schooling on Thursday. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was present at a state-run school here to inaugurate ...
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Tripura University to attract more foreign students

Agartala, May 31 : Tripura University will step up efforts to admit more foreign students. “A large number of students in Bangladesh are keen to study in Tripura University. ...
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Hackathon, a new buzz word

New Delhi: A hackathon is an innovative computer programming challenge done on a marathon mode. The computer programmers are challenged to create a software programme that would address ...
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‘Indian online education industry to hit $1.96 bn by 2021’

New Delhi, May 30 : With increased internet penetration amid a surge in smartphone ownership, the online education industry in India is poised to hit $1.96 billion by ...
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70% science students, 76% arts students fail in Bihar Class 12

Patna, May 30 : Nearly 70 per cent of students who took the Class 12 Science stream exams of the Bihar School Examination Board failed, while 76 per ...
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Towards ensuring quality education

The Department of School Education and Literacy is taking several steps to make school education job-oriented and qualitative. The Department is implementing a component of vocationalisation of secondary ...
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Revamping NCERT textbooks: A much awaited move

Elementary education forms the basis of mental development in children and equips them with the skills, confidence and competence that are needed to lead their life as they ...
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CBSE will announce results on time, says Javadekar

New Delhi, May 25 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that the Central Board of Secondary Education would declare the results of Classes 10 ...
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Dismayed by Class 10 results, Punjab CM orders action

Chandigarh, May 23 : Taking a serious view of the poor Class 10 board examination results, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered the state education minister to ...
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Punjab to treat absentee staff as ‘deemed resigned’

Chandigarh, May 23 : The Punjab government has issued directions that employees absent from duty continuously for a year without leave will be considered as “deemed resigned”, official sources ...
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HRD Ministry warns of action against erring B.Ed colleges

Kolkata, May 23 : Concerned over the standard of education in B.Ed colleges, the Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Tuesday warned that around 40 to 50 per ...
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Yogi wants images of teachers in schools

Lucknow, May 1 : In a bid to improve education quality in state-run schools and ensure regular attendance, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wants images of faculty members ...
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AIADMK leaders meet TN Governor

Chennai, April 20 : Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker and AIADMK leader M. Thambidurai called on Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao here on Thursday. Thambidurai later told reporters that ...
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In 5 years, private schools gain 17 mn students, govt schools lose 13 mn

By Devanik Saha Between 2010-11 and 2015-16, student enrollment in government schools across 20 states fell by 13 million, while private schools acquired 17.5 million new students, according ...
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Focus to be on skill development in services sector: NSDC chief

Deoghar (Jharkhand), April 13 Admitting that the manufacturing sector is not growing as expected, India’s premier skill development platform, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), is focusing more ...
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Centre taking steps to check brain drain problem: Javadekar

New Delhi: Acknowledging the problem of brain drain, the government has it is taking steps to check the problem, including by offering scholarships to the top 500 students. ...
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First for India: Presidency’s Holocaust-focused course on history of mass violence

Sahana Ghosh/Kolkata Presidency University here has launched a course on the history of mass violence, featuring the Jewish Holocaust, with the aim of understanding the causes of the ...
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