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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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Kolkata medical students urged to withdraw strike

    Updated On : Jul 22,2018   7:50 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Even as the indefinite hunger strike by students of Calcutta Medical College and Hospital here entered the 13th day on Sunday, authorities appealed to them to withdraw their agitation for proper hostel accommodation. View More..

Calcutta students' hunger strike continues for 13th day

    Updated On : Jul 22,2018   5:56 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) The indefinite hunger strike by students of Calcutta Medical College and Hospital here entered the 13th day on Sunday even as authorities appealed to them to withdraw their agitation for hostel rooms. View More..

Convergence best way to tackle malnutrition: Official

    Updated On : Jul 22,2018   5:30 pm
Bareilly, July 22 (IANS) Convergence of departments and schemes is the best way to tackle malnutrition among children in Uttar Pradesh, Bareilly Chief Development Officer Satyendra Kumar has said. Every second child in the state is malnourished. View More..

Missing Bihar Board answer sheets recovered from Patna scrap dealer

    Updated On : Jul 22,2018   12:00 am
Patna, July 21 (IANS) Hundreds of missing answer sheets of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Class 12 exam of 2017 were recovered from a scrap dealer here on Saturday and the dealer arrested, police said. View More..

Raj Kumar to be new PU Vice Chancellor

    Updated On : Jul 21,2018   9:50 pm
Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Prof Raj Kumar, a senior academician from the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), will be the new Vice Chancellor of Panjab University here, it was announced on Saturday. View More..

Soumitra Chatterjee speaks up for Kolkata medical students on hunger strike

    Updated On : Jul 21,2018   8:58 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Students of the 183-year-old Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata - on hunger strike since July 10 seeking accommodation in a new hostel - on Saturday found support from thespian Soumitra Chatterjee, who condemned the authorities for turning a deaf ear to their demands. View More..

Rajnath rolls out 'Student Police Cadet' project in Gurugram

    Updated On : Jul 21,2018   6:22 pm
Gurugram, July 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday here rolled out the 'Student Police Cadet' (SPC) programme, under which high school students across the country will be taught to become much more responsible citizens. View More..

'Barberic' penalty: Maharashtra teacher suspended for snipping student's hair

    Updated On : Jul 21,2018   3:34 pm
Pune, July 21 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a schoolteacher here has been suspended for snipping off a student's hair in front of the entire class, officials said. View More..

NSUI nominee ineligible to run for DUSU chief's post: HC

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   10:10 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday ruled that the Congress-affiliated National Students Union of India (NSUI) candidate Rocky Tuseed is ineligible to run for the post of president of Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU). View More..

Kovind concerned over skewed gender ratio in IITs

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   8:32 pm
Kharagpur (West Bengal), July 20 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday expressed concern over the skewed gender ratio in technical institutes of the country, particularly at the IITs, and stressed the need for more participation of girl students in higher education. particularly in science and technology. View More..

Paytm Mall's 2nd Campus Icon Programme to recruit 5,000 college students

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   7:58 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd, on Friday launched the second edition of the Campus Icon programme, and aims to recruit 5000 college students. View More..

HC quashes JNU fine order against Kanhaiya

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   6:48 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday set aside the Jawaharlal Nehru University's (JNU) July 4 order slapping a fine of Rs 10,000 on former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, holding that the penal action suffered from procedural impropriety, illegality and irrationality. View More..

Indian children to be part of 'Nuclear Kids' musical in Hungary

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   5:56 pm
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Three children from the Atomic Energy Central School at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu have been selected to participate in the forthcoming "Nuclear Kids" -- an international music programme in Hungary, Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom said on Friday. View More..

HRD Ministry may relax norms for teachers' recruitment in Tripura

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   3:10 pm
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) The Central government has assured Tripura that the state is likely to be granted one-time relaxation in qualifying marks and professional qualification for recruiting teachers to overcome the huge shortage of teachers, an official said here on Friday. View More..

Fake mark sheet, degree gang busted in UP

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   1:20 pm
Meerut, July 20 (IANS) Police here have busted a gang which used to provide fake mark sheets of class 10, 12, B.A, B.Tech, Pharmacy and MBA, officials said on Friday. View More..

Student beaten to death in Delhi school

    Updated On : Jul 19,2018   9:58 pm
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A 17-year-old student of a government school here died after he was allegedly beaten up by a group of students in the school compound, police said on Thursday. View More..

IITs to jointly scout for faculty: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jul 19,2018   6:48 pm
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The IITs have been asked to collectively bargain for faculty hiring from Indians abroad to abridge the teachers' shortage, Parliament was told on Thursday. View More..

Two Manipur policemen suspended for using excessive force

    Updated On : Jul 19,2018   5:46 pm
Imphal, July 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Thursday that two policemen have been suspended for using excessive force on students who had tried to storm the BJP office here on Monday. View More..

UGC directs universities to postpone faculty-hiring

    Updated On : Jul 19,2018   5:10 pm
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Union Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday asked universities to postpone their teacher recruitment process till further order comes in the matter of faculty-recruitment mode pending in the Supreme Court. View More..

Government committed to quota in faculty positions: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jul 19,2018   2:30 pm
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said the Modi government was committed to reservation in the faculty positions of universities and that it does not agree with a court order quashing the 50 per cent reservation. View More..