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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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Induct self-defence training in school curriculum: Delhi LG

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   10:34 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday said that self-defence training should be included in school curriculum and directed Chief Secretary M.M. Kutty to coordinate with authorities for its implementation. View More..

NSUI to hold bi-weekly dialogues on democracy in DU campus

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   9:46 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Having won the top two posts in the Delhi University Students' Union election after a long gap, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Thursday announced it will now hold bi-weekly 'democracy dialogue' at various colleges in the campus. View More..

Nasscom unveils courseware for honing IoT skills of techies

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   9:02 pm
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian IT industry apex body Nasscom's sector skills council on Thursday unveiled a courseware to impart skills in the Internet of Things (IoT) to the techies across the country. View More..

9-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Panipat School; parents protest

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   7:56 pm
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of parents on Thursday protested at a leading private school in Haryana's Panipat city after a nine-year-old girl student was allegedly assaulted by an unidentified man inside the school's toilet. View More..

Over 2 lakh await results at School of Open Learning

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   7:20 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Over two lakh students of B.A. and B.Com courses at the School of Open Learning (SOL) will have to wait longer for their results, scheduled to come out in June, with the university saying it may be another month before they are declared. View More..

Orissa HC ex-Judge, five others in CBI net in corruption case

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   5:10 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The CBI has arrested retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi and five others on the charge of helping an Uttar Pradesh-based educational trust barred by the government from admitting medical course students, an official said on Thursday. View More..

HOLD CBI books Puducherry IAS officer in medical admission case

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   2:36 pm
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The CBI has booked an IAS officer and five other officials in Puducherry and top officials of seven medical colleges for cheating bonafide students of their post graduate medical seats. View More..

Heavy drinking in college lowers job prospects later: Study

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   2:10 pm
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Do you know drinking habits formed in college may impact future careers? Researchers have found that heavy drinking six times a month could lower chances that a new college graduate will land a job by 10 per cent. View More..

Educate the young to stay relevant amid change: Kovind

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   11:10 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As one of the youngest nations, it was imperative that the Indian youths' energy was harnessed for national development and education could be used to that effect, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Wednesday. View More..

CBI books retired Orissa HC judge for graft

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   9:58 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The CBI has filed a corruption case against a retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi for helping an Uttar Pradesh-based educational trust, barred by the government from admitting medical students, in settling the legal matter, an official said on Wednesday. View More..

IIT Delhi to host industrialists

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   9:14 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi will hold its first ever Industry Day on Saturday where industry leaders will apprise the faculty of their needs and expectations from the premier technology institute. View More..

HC pulls up DUSU President, others for non-appearance

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   8:42 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up newly elected Delhi University Students' Union President Rocky Tuseed and others for non-appearance in a matter related to defacement of properties during elections to the students' body. View More..

Udacity announces two new courses for smart transportation

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   6:26 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Silicon Valley-based online education platform Udacity on Wednesday announced two new nanodegree certification courses -- 'Introduction to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree Program' and 'Flying Car Nanodegree Program' -- to educate students about smart transportation. View More..

IIM-C hunts for 50 'solutions' that can transform country

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   6:24 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta (IIM-C) on Wednesday launched an innovation hunt project to identify and fund 50 cutting-edge start-up projects that will target the socio-economic transformation of the country. View More..

Coursera, University of London launch virtual reality course

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   1:48 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) US-based edu-tech company Coursera on Wednesday launched its first series of courses on virtual reality (VR) developed by University of London. View More..

HC refuses to stay Pintos' arrests

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   1:24 pm
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday refused to grant a stay on the arrest of the trustees of Ryan International School over the murder of seven-year-old Pradhuman at its Gurugram branch in Haryana. View More..

HC refuses to stay Pintos' arrests

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   12:52 pm
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday refused to grant a stay on the arrest of the trustees of Ryan International School over the murder of seven-year-old Pradhuman at its branch in Gurugram in Haryana. View More..

Being a change agent through education (IANS Special Series)

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   11:58 am
New Delhi/Udaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) From the time of her birth, Antimbala was told she was unwanted and a burden to her family. She was convinced she was blighted by destiny and couldn't succeed in life. View More..

Two held for school student's rape in Rajasthan's Sikar

    Updated On : Sep 19,2017   9:42 pm
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) A director and a teacher of a village school in Sikar district in Rajasthan were arrested on Tuesday evening on the charge of raping a Class 12 student and then forcing her to abort, police said. View More..

HC seeks Centre's steps against Blue Whale game

    Updated On : Sep 19,2017   8:30 pm
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to submit a list of steps taken to ban the Blue Whale online game that has led to numerous suicides among teens. View More..