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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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Websites of DU, AMU, IIT-Delhi hacked

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   10:58 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Websites of Delhi University (DU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Indian Institute of Technology -Delhi and some other educational and training institutions were hacked allegedly by some Pakistan-based groups on Tuesday. View More..

Blending tradition with modernity, Osmania University turns 100

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   10:48 pm
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) It was India's first university to adopt Urdu as the medium of instruction -- but with English as a compulsory subject. And, as it turns 100 on Wednesday, Osmania University has blended tradition with modernity to emerge as one of the country's oldest and most prestigious institutes of higher learning. View More..

Women's empowerment by education has positive impact on future: President

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   9:10 pm
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) Women's empowerment through education will have a positive impact on our future generations, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday. View More..

Websites of DU, AMU, IIT-Delhi hacked

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   8:16 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Websites of Delhi University (DU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Delhi) were hacked on Tuesday, allegedly by some Pakistan-based groups. View More..

Don't let poverty kill talent, exhorts 'Super 30' founder

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   8:06 pm
New York, April 25 (IANS) Educational programme "Super 30" founder and mathematician Anand Kumar on Tuesday said that talented poor students should be given adequate financial support, so that they are not deprived of higher education due to poverty. View More..

President conferred honorary D.Litt by Goa University

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   6:36 pm
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee was conferred an honorary D.Litt by the Goa University on Tuesday. View More..

HC stays order on JNU admission policy

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   3:32 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed a single judge order that upheld the JNU admission policy to implement a UGC notification putting a cap on the number of M.Phil and Ph.D research scholars. View More..

Faye Dunaway felt 'very guilty' after Oscars mix-up

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   2:36 pm
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Actress Faye Dunaway says that she felt very guilty about the Oscars mishap that led to her and actor Warren Beatty mistakenly announcing "La La Land" as the Best Picture instead of "Moonlight" earlier this year. View More..

Jamia students' drone-detecting system to be used by AAI

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   11:32 pm
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A software developed by Jamia Milia Islamia students to detect "unwanted drones" at or near airports will be used for security by the Airport Authority of India (AAI), a varsity statement said on Monday. View More..

Schools in Odisha to remain closed as mercury soars

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   10:54 pm
Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday ordered the closure of schools till June 18 in view of the prevailing heat wave in the state. View More..

Students ask UGC if NET examination will be held

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   10:12 pm
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Fearing cancellation of the biannual National Eligibility Test (NET) examination, the All India Students Association (AISA) demonstrated outside the University Grant Commission (UGC) office here on Monday and sought its clarification on the issue. View More..

15 policemen injured in Srinagar clashes

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   6:24 pm
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) At least 15 policemen, including three senior officers, were injured here on Monday in clashes between protesting students and security forces. View More..

Over a dozen policemen injured in Srinagar clashes

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   6:20 pm
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) At least fifteen policemen including three senior officers were injured on Monday in Srinagar during clashes between protesting students and security forces. View More..

Clashes erupted as educational institutions re-opened in J&K

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   12:30 pm
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) As colleges and universities opened on Monday after a week in the Kashmir Valley, students again clashed with security forces and resorted to stone pelting, officials said. View More..

Obama's first public address post presidency

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   9:40 am
New York, April 24 (IANS) Three months after leaving the White House, former US President Barack Obama will deliver his first public remarks of his post-presidency on Monday, a media report has said. View More..

Universities, colleges, schools to re-open in J&K on Monday

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   7:40 am
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) The authorities on Monday ordered opening of universities, colleges and higher secondary schools in Jammu and Kashmir after a week's closure. View More..

Thousands of scientists protest against Trump slashing research budgets

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   3:46 am
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Bearing protest signs and many wearing lab coats, thousands of scientists from around the US began gathering here to express their objections to the cutbacks in scientific research proposed by President Donald Trump. View More..

US embassy, students promote air quality awareness in Delhi

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   3:36 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Hundreds of volunteers including students and officials of the US embassy were out on the streets here on Saturday to promote air quality awareness among people of the national capital and conduct a survey. View More..

Record witness statements on threat to Najeeb Ahmed by ABVP students: HC to police

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   4:28 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday asked Delhi Police to record the statement of witnesses present at the time of an altercation between JNU student Najeeb Ahmed and nine students of ABVP six months ago, about the "nature of threat" given to him. View More..

Tata Steel launches Green School Project with TERI

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   3:48 pm
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Tata Steel on Friday launched a Green School Project in association with TERI to create awareness about environment issues in school campuses in the operational areas of the company. View More..