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There are many new changes coming up or being suggested everyday. Many a times we miss out on news related to education as headlines are dedicated to political or disater related news. For those of us related with the field of education as students or teachers, this is the place to keep ourselves updated on the latest education news in India. Here is some education news from India.

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Presidency University students protest on council issue

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   11:46 pm
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) A section of Presidency University students on Wednesday protested against the West Bengal government's directive to replace the existing students union with a nominated students council. View More..

Owaisi seeks action against those who attacked Telangana Principal

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   11:04 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday demanded the arrest of suspected ABVP workers who assaulted a college Principal in Telangana's Nizamabad district for wearing shoes while hoisting the national flag on Independence Day. View More..

Government to conduct 'world's largest sample survey' for students

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   10:06 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has announced November 13 as the date for conducting its National Assessment Survey (NAS) for the students of Class 3, 5, and 8, officials said on Wednesday. View More..

JNUSU calls commission findings on Vemula suicide 'stupid'

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   8:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The report that said Rohith Vemula was not a Dalit and that his suicide was not a result of any political and administrative discrimination was dismissed by the JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) on Wednesday as "stupid" and just another act in a series of "manipulatory tactics" by the Centre. View More..

21 students, teacher injured in Arunachal bridge collapse

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   6:26 pm
Itanagar, Aug 16 (IANS) Twenty one students and a schoolteacher were injured, some of them critically, when a suspension bridge collapsed in Arunachal Pradesh, an official said on Wednesday. View More..

Vemula wasn't Dalit, didn't commit suicide due to external factors: Report

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   6:20 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Hyderabad University Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula did not commit suicide because of any pressure exerted by union ministers Smriti Irani and Bandaru Dattatreya or university's Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile and that it was a decision "of his own", an inquiry commission has found. View More..

Swine flu scare: UP schools to skip morning assembly

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   4:24 pm
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) With the rising number of swine flu patients in the city and other parts of the state, the health department on Wednesday issued a directive to schools to skip morning prayers to avoid the spread of the disease. View More..

Three labourers die in IIT Kharagpur

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   3:34 pm
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Three labourers died in an accident during construction work inside the IIT Kharagpur campus, police said on Wednesday. View More..

Government to make 20 universities 'world class': Modi

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   7:38 pm
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government plans to invest Rs 1,000 crore to transform 20 universities into "world class" educational institutions. View More..

6 students electrocuted at Bengal school I-Day event, one critical

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   5:16 pm
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Six students were electrocuted during the Independence Day celebrations at a primary school in West Bengal on Tuesday, police said. View More..

25 skill development centres in a year: Kejriwal's I-Day promise

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   4:06 pm
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday promised to open more than 25 skill development centres and fight dengue and chikungunya in the national capital. View More..

RSS chief raises flag at Kerala school

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   11:36 am
Palakkad (Kerala), Aug 15 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday unfurled the Indian tricolour at a government-aided school here despite being told by authorities that political personalities can't do this. This sparked criticism from the CPI-M and the Congress. View More..

People, schools in Bengal would celebrate I-Day as per choice: Mamata

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   8:20 pm
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Accusing a section of media houses in the country of "misrepresenting facts" about the impending Independence Day celebrations in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said every person in Bengal has the full freedom to celebrate the occasion. View More..

'Not going to stop dialogue with Bengal over its I-Day decision'

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   5:44 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry said it will not sour its relations with the West Bengal government over latter's decision of not celebrating the Independence Day in the manner as instructed by it, ministry sources said on Monday. View More..

Centralise Eklavya schools' running on KV pattern, says parliamentary panel

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   4:34 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on Tribal Affairs, in its latest report, recommended that the overall supervision and management of Eklavya Schools should be centralised on the pattern of Kendriya Vidyalayas to improve their quality. View More..

Marconi Lifetime Achievement Award for Indian-born Stanford professor

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   3:12 pm
Bengaluru, Aug 14 (IANS) The US-based Marconi Society has announced its Lifetime Achievement Award to Indian-born Stanford University professor Thomas Kailath, for his outstanding contributions to modern communications. View More..

Roman coins show how Hannibal's defeat led to rise of Rome

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   3:04 pm
Paris, Aug 14 (IANS) The defeat of the Carthaginian general Hannibal - regarded as one of the greatest military commanders in history - in the Second Punic War from 218-201 BC paved the way for the transition of Rome from a regional power to an Empire, an analysis of ancient Roman coins has shown. View More..

Ex-AIIMS chief is VC of Mahatma Gandhi University

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   2:50 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Director of AIIMS M.C. Misra has joined as the new Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology (MGUMST), Jaipur. The medical institution is among the biggest private medical colleges in India. View More..

TN presents Centre draft of ordinance on NEET exam

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   2:50 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Monday handed over to the Centre a draft of the proposed ordinance it plans to enact to give exemption to students from the NEET examination for admission to government colleges in the state. View More..

Centre to consider one year exemption for TN from NEET: Nirmala

    Updated On : Aug 13,2017   8:46 pm
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) The Central government is prepared to consider an exemption of one year from the NEET system for students of government colleges in Tamil Nadu if the state brings forward an ordinance, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday. View More..