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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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Subsidised foodgrain for SC, ST, OBC hostel students: Paswan

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   8:34 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said all students living in the hostels where two-third belong to SC, ST and OBC communities will be entitled to 15 kg of foodgrain per month at subsidised rates. View More..

Udacity announces Cybersecurity Nanodegree Programme

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   3:10 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Silicon Valley-based online education platform Udacity has announced a new "Cybersecurity Nanodegree Programme" to train professionals who can develop innovative and sophisticated solutions to safeguard against data breaches. View More..

Student injured in J&K clashes

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   12:28 pm
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Clashes broke out at several places in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday after protesters pelted stones at army personnel. A student sustained pellet injuries in Anantnag town. View More..

'Absence of benchmarks impacting quality of education in government schools'

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   12:02 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Thanks to the Right to Education Act (RTE) of 2009, India has been able to achieve near universal enrolment of children in schools at the primary and upper primary levels -- but the quality of what is being taught has been severely impacted by the lack of benchmarks, says a senior official, as also a recent survey. View More..

Man sleeping on footpath run over by car in Hyderabad

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   10:48 am
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) A man sleeping here on footpath has been crushed to death by a car driven by an engineering student, police said. View More..

Coaching centres shut in Kashmir Valley

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   2:18 pm
Srinagar, April 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari on Sunday ordered the closure of all private coaching centres in the Kashmir Valley for 90 days, officials said. View More..

JNU Engineering school set to open in July

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   9:46 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is all set to open its new engineering college in July this year with 50 seats, which will be increased later, a varsity official said on Saturday. View More..

Tripura urges Centre for relaxing norms to recruit over 12,000 teachers

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   7:56 pm
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) The BJP government in Tripura has urged the Centre for one-time relaxation in academic and other qualifications to facilitate recruitment of 12,222 teachers to overcome their shortage in the state, an official said on Saturday. View More..

More than 7,000 students visit IIT Delhi Open House

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   7:40 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) More than 7,000 students visited the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) as it opened its gates to school children on Saturday, showcasing a number of its innovations and technologies it developed in last one year. View More..

Control your emotions and resume classes, Minister tells J&K students

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   2:54 pm
Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari on Saturday advised students protesting over the Kathua rape-murder case to control their emotions and resume their classes. View More..

Harvard alumni, now faculty, vote to form union

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   1:10 pm
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Harvard University graduates now teaching at the institution have voted to form a labour union to bargain for higher salaries despite opposition from the management. View More..

Indian-American teen wins $100K in Jeopardy college quiz contest

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   8:16 am
New York, April 21 (IANS) Indian-American teenager, Dhruv Gaur, has won the $100,000 Jeopardy college quiz championship. View More..

By sacking adviser, you tried to destroy children's future, Sisodia to Modi

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   10:44 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that sacking of Atishi Marlena as his adviser was an attempt at destroying the future of the children of Delhi. View More..

Agri-app to answer farmers' queries through live scientist

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   9:12 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Using a new mobile application, soon to hit the market, farmers can now have their crop-related queries answered through a 'chatbot' and this does not work, by a live scientist. View More..

Three held for killing young computer specialist

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   8:52 pm
Ghaziabad, April 20 (IANS) Two of the three young men who abducted a young computer expert from Ghaziabad and killed him after failing to get a ransom for his release have been arrested, police said on Friday. View More..

AI real winner at Microsoft's India talent hunt competition

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   6:04 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A software that features a Virtual Reality (VR)-based immersive view inside a CT or MRI scan where a user can navigate the 3D scan of a human body was the best Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solution at a Microsoft talent hunt competition here on Friday. View More..

Delhi engineering college again barred from admitting students

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   5:54 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) G.B. Pant Government Engineering College has been barred for the second year in a row from admitting students because the institute has failed in creating basic facilities and infrastructure in the 10 years of its establishment. View More..

Decision on re-exam taken on basis of trend analysis: CBSE

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   3:56 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The CBSE on Friday told the Delhi High Court that after doing a trend analysis of science, maths and english papers, it decided not to conduct a re-exam of the Class 10 mathematics paper which was allegedly leaked. View More..

Vir Das' notebooks 'Frequent Breaks' to inspire students

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   11:28 am
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Actor-comedian Vir Das has designed the covers of a limited edition notebook named "Frequent Breaks" that he says will encourage students to take breaks from their studies during exam time. View More..

St. Xaviers University to start MBA programme, Law School

    Updated On : Apr 19,2018   10:50 pm
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) The city-based St. Xavier's University will start an MBA course from the coming 2018-19 academic year at its New Town (Rajarhat) campus, its Vice Chancellor Father J Felix Raj said here on Thursday. View More..