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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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Transwoman asked about breasts, conceiving at school interviews

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   9:08 pm
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) While the LGBT community across the world is busy celebrating "Pride Month", a Kolkata-based transwoman's account of how she was asked questions about her breasts, sexuality and ability to give birth during interviews for a teacher's post has again brought into the open the attitude towards sexual minorities in the country. View More..

Heat wave grips Bihar, school summer vacations extended further

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   8:46 pm
June 19 (IANS) With a heat wave sweeping Bihar, the primary sections of all public and private schools in the state capital have been ordered closed till June 23, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

Odisha continues to sizzle under intense heat wave

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   8:24 pm
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Intense heat wave continued in Odisha as 10 places recorded maximum temperatures of above 40 degree Celsius on Tuesday. View More..

National Digital Library launched

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   6:26 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Union Human Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday launched the National Digital Library, a repository of millions of academic texts from around the world which will be open for all to use. View More..

Odisha extends summer vacation due to heat wave

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   4:34 pm
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday decided to keep schools closed till June 25 due to the prevailing heat wave conditions in the state, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. View More..

Hindi exams cancelled in UP after blunder

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   1:42 pm
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) The Hindi papers of an exam conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) slated for Tuesday were cancelled following a blunder, an official said. View More..

Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   1:42 pm
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Authorities in Chandigarh on Tuesday announced a ban on private coaching classes during school hours. View More..

Microsoft buys student video discussion platform Flipgrid

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   1:16 pm
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) As part of its attempt to win over students and educators, Microsoft has acquired video discussion platform Flipgrid which is used by more than 20 million teachers and students across the world. View More..

Jindal varsity's international affairs students shine in job market

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   11:30 am
Sonipat (Haryana), June 19 (IANS) Turning a common perception on its head, international affairs students of O.P. Jindal Global University here have shown that pursuing a so-called "conventional" course can also open several doors of recruitment including in multinational companies, think tanks and international NGOs. View More..

DU issues first cut-off, LSR bids highest at 98.75%

    Updated On : Jun 19,2018   2:46 am
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi University colleges on Monday announced their first cut-off list for admission, with Lady Shriram College setting it highest of them all for its B.A. (Programme) course at 98.75 per cent. View More..

Delhi University issues first cut-off, LSR asks 98.75% for B.A

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   11:08 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi University colleges on Monday announced their first cut-off list for admission, with Lady Shriram College setting it highest of them all for its B.A. (Programme) course at 98.75 per cent. View More..

Kolkata, south Bengal boil; summer vacation extended

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   10:42 pm
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) With Kolkata and large parts of southern West Bengal's districts reeling under a heat wave, the government has decided to extend summer vacation in government schools across the state upto June 30, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday. View More..

Girl from Punjab's backward area tops AIIMS entrance

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   10:38 pm
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Eliza Bansal, 17, from Punjab's backward area of Lehragaga in Sangrur district has topped in the entrance examination for the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. View More..

AIIMS declares MBBS entrance results; girls bag top three ranks

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   10:34 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday declared the results of its 2018 MBBS entrance exam for the 800 seats at the hospital's nine campuses across the country. The top three ranks were bagged by girls. View More..

SC slams Bihar for poor condition of medical colleges

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   9:36 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) With some medical colleges run by the Bihar government found to be deficient in facilities and declared unfit for further admissions, the Supreme Court on Monday slammed the state government, saying: "You are going to treat human beings, not animals." View More..

Taking significant steps to fill varsity vacancies: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   7:36 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that the government is taking all "significant steps", including filing a petition in the Supreme Court to reverse the mode of recruitment, to fill the vacancies of universities teachers across the country. View More..

Facebook partners with NCW for digital literacy for women

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   6:48 pm
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Facebook on Monday announced its partnership with the National Commission for Women (NCW) to conduct a digital literacy programme aimed at training women scholars in Panjab University. View More..

CTET to be held in 20 languages, including Tamil: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   5:50 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will be held in 20 languages, including Tamil, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. View More..

National Education Policy by end of 2018: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   3:50 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that the much awaited National Education Policy's "zero draft" is ready and will be implemented by the end of 2018. View More..

Smart India hackathon final for hardware products in Bengaluru

    Updated On : Jun 16,2018   10:22 pm
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) The five-day grand finale of the 'Smart India Hackathon' (SIH) will be held at the renowned Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here from Monday to showcase hardware products by college students from across the country, it was announced on Saturday. View More..