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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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SAARC going through teething problem: Akbar

    Updated On : Dec 09,2016   5:50 pm
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar has said the South Asian University (SAU) is functioning better than SAARC -- its parent organisation. View More..

Bengal law student shot dead

    Updated On : Dec 09,2016   1:16 pm
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) A college girl was shot dead in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said on Friday. View More..

13 teachers killed in Punjab road accident

    Updated On : Dec 09,2016   11:46 am
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) In a tragic accident due to dense fog, thirteen teachers were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck in Punjab on Friday morning, police said. View More..

Six teachers killed in Punjab road accident

    Updated On : Dec 09,2016   10:44 am
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) At least six teachers were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck in Punjab due to dense fog on Friday morning, police said. View More..

Six teachers killed in Punjab road accident

    Updated On : Dec 09,2016   10:22 am
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Six teachers were killed in a road accident near Fazilka in Punjab due to fog on Friday, Officials said. View More..

EC asks five poll-bound states to consult it on exam schedule

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   10:34 pm
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Election Commission on Thursday asked the state Education Boards of poll-bound Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to frame their annual examination schedule with consultation with it to avoid any clash with the polling dates. View More..

Delhi hikes salaries of guest teachers

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   9:42 pm
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Delhi government on Thursday substantially hiked the salaries of guest teachers in government schools, a move that is expected to benefit around 17,000 teachers. View More..

UNESCO report on universal educational goals based on past trends: Government

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   9:20 pm
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A UNESCO report claiming that India will be half a century late in achieving its universal education goals is based on past trends and the goal will be achieved much earlier, Parliament was told on Thursday. View More..

Unable to get money for admission, girl commits suicide

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   8:10 pm
Ranchi, Dec 8 (IANS) A girl student in Jharkhand's Jamshedpur district committed suicide on Thursday as she failed to get money from the bank to deposit for college admission, police said. View More..

Special kids learn coding and computer science

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   5:38 pm
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A group of special children here on Thursday was given lessons in coding and computer science in a programme organised by Microsoft in collaboration with NGO Tamana to promote inclusive IT-based opportunities. View More..

Mukherjee to open global campaign for child rights

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   5:18 pm
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will host a summit of Nobel laureates and global leaders here on December 10-11 in support of a campaign for child rights, it was announced on Thursday. View More..

Delhi government hikes salaries of guest teachers

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   4:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Delhi government on Thursday substantially hiked the salaries of guest teachers in government schools, a move that is expected to benefit around 17,000 teachers. View More..

Bihar to challenge bail to board topper scam mastermind

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   2:50 pm
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) The Bihar government on Thursday decided to challenge the bail granted to Usha Sinha, one of the masterminds behind the Bihar education board exam topper scam. View More..

Modi defends note ban, promises long-term gains

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   2:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A month after demonetisation triggered an unprecedented cash crunch in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday defended his decision saying it will lead to long-term gains. View More..

Hope to break hero image with 'Dhruva': Ram Charan

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   2:12 pm
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) Actor Ram Charan, who awaits the release of Telugu action-thriller "Dhruva", says he really hopes to break away from hero-centric films and image with the film when it hits the screens worldwide on Friday. View More..

Himachal Governor asks universities to go cashless

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   7:22 pm
Shimla, Dec 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Wednesday asked universities in the state to go cashless and also to create awareness on digital ways to make payments. View More..

Sri Lanka to invite private investment in higher education sector

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   5:06 pm
Colombo, Dec 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka would open up the higher education sector for private investment, an official said here on Wednesday. View More..

Javadekar offers greater autonomy for top ranked institutes

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   2:56 pm
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Reiterating the Centre's commitment towards improving quality of education in the country, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday assured greater autonomy for top performing educational institutions. View More..

'Learning outcome' rules to become part of Right to Education Act

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   2:48 pm
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said rules defining "learning outcome" to assess the performance of students at the end of an academic session will become a part of the Right to Education Act by March next year. View More..

From ADD to Wimpy Kid: Jeff Kinney bonds with Indian audience

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   12:20 pm
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A stadium here was packed with students, kids, children and even their parents -- all enthusiastic fans of Wimpy Kid and his creator Jeff Kinney -- as he came to India for the first time. View More..