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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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School shooting in Brazil leaves 2 dead

    Updated On : Oct 21,2017   1:02 am
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 21 (IANS) Two students were killed and four others wounded on Friday when one of their classmates opened fire inside a school in the central Brazilian city of Goiania, authorities said. View More..

Suu Kyi common room 'unnamed' by Oxford students

    Updated On : Oct 20,2017   7:46 pm
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Undergraduates at the Oxford college where Myanmars de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove her name from the title of their junior common room because of her response to the Rohingya humanitarian crisis. View More..

XLRI highest summer internship stipend hits Rs 5 lakh

    Updated On : Oct 19,2017   1:18 pm
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) XLRI - Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, has completed its summer internship placement process (SIP) for 2017 in just two days, with top companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers, Coca Cola and Microsoft, roping in the students and the highest stipend touching Rs 5 lakh, a statement said. View More..

Engineering student drowns in Kolkata pond

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   3:56 pm
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) An engineering student on Wednesday drowned while bathing in a pond in Kolkata, police said. View More..

Nigeria to open Africa's first Petroleum University

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   1:04 am
Abuja, Oct 18 (IANS) Nigeria has cleared the path for the opening of Africa's first Petroleum University with President Muhammadu Buhari signing a bill for its establishment. View More..

Institutions like Harijan Sevak Sangh deserve helping hand: Naidu

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   10:48 pm
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said organisations like Harijan Sevak Sangh are doing "yeoman service" and deserve a helping hand from philanthropists. View More..

SRFTI students protest against 'dictatorial attitude'

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   9:02 pm
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) The students' body at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) on Tuesday launched a protest against imposition of "draconian rules" and "threats of expulsion" every other day. View More..

India, Russia to increase cooperation in skill development

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   8:22 pm
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India and Russia have agreed to increase cooperation in the area of skill development at the ongoing World Skills Abu Dhabi (WSAD) event in the UAE, industry chamber Ficci said on Tuesday. View More..

Nasscom to train girls in using technology

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   8:12 pm
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) The Nasscom Foundation on Tuesday said it would train girls to use technology to address gender equality issues like violence, health and education. View More..

AMU a good example of Indian nationalism: Pranab

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   7:12 pm
Aligarh, Oct 17 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a perfect example of Indian nationalism and ethos, former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday. View More..

50 German students visit Chandigarh to strengthen bilateral links

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   5:54 pm
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) As part of their tour of India to strengthen India-German bonds and widen their own cultural horizon, a group of 50 students from five schools in Germany visited Chandigarh on Tuesday, a programme organiser said. View More..

SRFTI students protest against 'dictatorial attitude'

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   4:16 pm
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) The students body at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) on Tuesday launched a protest against imposition of "draconian rules" and "threats of expulsion" every other day. View More..

Chinese university offers weight-loss course

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   2:30 pm
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) A Chinese university is offering a course which will link a student's weight loss directly to their marks in a bid to curb obesity. View More..

'Padmavati' was exhausting experience: Deepika

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   9:38 am
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says, though she feels fortunate to have portrayed a character like Padmavati, the filming was extremely exhausting for her. View More..

Footwear institute gets 'national importance' status, can now award degrees

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   10:46 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With the grant of 'Institute of National Importance' status, the Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) can now award degrees to its students, the government announced on Monday. View More..

Students, missing JNU student's mother detained

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   10:20 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) About 20-25 students and some others, including a journalist, were detained by police on Monday for protesting outside the Delhi High Court over the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, whose case was being heard there. View More..

New vocational college for Delhi

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   9:02 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday inaugurated 'School of Vocational Studies' which will offer three courses for students at Karampura Campus of Ambedkar University here. View More..

How you plan to clean defacement, HC asks DUSU leaders

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   9:00 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the winners of the DUSU elections and the other candidates as to how they plan to clean up the defacement in the campus area. View More..

Indian-origin teenager is UK's 'youngest millionaire'

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   8:18 pm
London, Oct 16 (IANS) An Indian-origin teenager has made a fortune by selling houses through his online estate agency business during his school lunch breaks and has become one of UK's youngest millionaires, a media report said. View More..

HC slams CBI for 'complete lack of interest' in tracing Najeeb Ahmed

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   3:30 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for its "complete lack of interest" in tracing out JNU student Najeeb Ahmad, who went missing a year ago. View More..