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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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FPSB India, IIM Lucknow launch report on responsible lending

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   6:54 pm
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Aiming to introduce Indian consumers to the concept of responsible lending practices, the Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB) and IIM Lucknow have released a report titled "Navigator of Responsible Lending-India", a statement said on Thursday. View More..

JNU entrance results yet to be announced: Varsity official

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   6:50 pm
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) official on Thursday dismissed the news circulating about the declaration of entrance results as "misinformation", saying that no such announcement has been made by the administration as of now. View More..

Trump endorses guns for teachers to prevent school shootings

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   5:22 pm
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has floated a proposal to arm teachers that could help prevent massacres such as last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school that claimed 17 lives. View More..

Dassault Systèmes extends global education initiative to India

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   11:42 am
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) With an aim to help transform education and research in India, 3D Experience major Dassault Systemes on Thursday extended its global initiative "La Fondation Dassault Systemes" to the country. View More..

Trump meets Florida school shooting survivors, suggests arming teachers

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   8:22 am
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump met survivors and families of the victims that were killed in the Florida school shooting and suggested that teachers and staff members should be provided with arms to avert such massacres, the media reported. View More..

DU to hold Flower Show

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   12:10 am
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi University said that it will on Friday hold its 60th annual 'Flower Show' at the Mughal Garden in front of the Vice Chancellor's office. View More..

Over 100 school girls still missing after Boko Haram attack: Nigerian police

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   11:30 pm
Lagos, Feb 21 (IANS) As many as 111 girl students were still unaccounted for following Monday's attack by Boko Haram insurgents on a government school in Nigeria's restive northeast Yobe state, police said on Wednesday. View More..

Flip-flop show: Bihar Board bans shoes, socks for appearing in Class 10 exams

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   2:50 pm
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Over 17 lakh students in flip-flops entered the examination centres in Bihar to appear for their Class 10 boards on Wednesday as shoes and socks were banned this year to check rampant cheating activities, an official said. View More..

Vikas Khanna hopes to encourage youth with his recognitions

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   2:30 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Chef Vikas Khanna, who recently received his second doctorate, hopes such recognitions encourage youngsters to research and build a unique place for Indian cuisine. View More..

Class 10 Bihar boards begin amid stringent measures

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   1:00 pm
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Millions of students in flip flops entered the examination centres in Bihar to appear for the Class 10 boards on Wednesday as shoes and socks were banned this year to check rampant cheating activities, an official said. View More..

Trump pushes for ban on modified guns

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   10:18 am
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has signed an order to ban bump-stock devices or modified guns that enables one to shoot hundreds of rounds per minute and was used by a gunman to kill 58 Las Vegas concert-goers in 2017. View More..

Nasscom's Centre of Excellence on DS&AI to come up in Hyderabad

    Updated On : Feb 20,2018   6:44 pm
Hyderabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Nasscom, in partnership with the Telangana government, will establish a Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence here, it was announced on Tuesday. View More..

Vaccination certificate soon to be must for school admission in Kerala

    Updated On : Feb 20,2018   5:48 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet on Tuesday approved a draft Medical Policy which necessitates all students seeking admission must produce a vaccination card, said state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja. View More..

JNU students take out rally to demand VC's removal

    Updated On : Feb 20,2018   4:22 pm
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) At least 1,000 students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) embarked on a march towards the Human Resource Development Ministry on Tuesday, demanding the removal of their Vice Chancellor. View More..

Mentors to check learning outcomes in Delhi schools

    Updated On : Feb 20,2018   12:00 am
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Under new education scheme "Mission Buniyaad", mentors will be appointed to check the learning outcomes of schools run by the Delhi government and the municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs), Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday. View More..

Meghalaya's UDP promises free education till graduation to poor children

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   11:00 pm
Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) Meghalaya's main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) on Monday promised to provide free education to children hailing from Below Poverty Line families up to graduate level, if voted to power in the February 27 assembly elections. View More..

Pro-attendance JNU teachers accuse JNUTA of 'misinformation'

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   10:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A group of of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) teachers on Monday appealed to the students community to suspend their agitation against the 'attendance rule' and accused their colleagues from the teachers' association of "spreading false information" about the issue. View More..

Transgender student invited to dinner with Canadian PM

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   7:26 pm
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) A transgender student of Panjab University (PU), Dhananjay Chauhan, has been invited by the Canadian authorities to have dinner with the visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in New Delhi, a University official said here. View More..

Probe into Dalit students segregated at Modi's telecast

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   7:12 pm
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) Taking cognizance of social media reports that Dalit students of a government school in Kullu district were segregated at a live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme last week, the Himachal Pradesh government on Monday ordered an inquiry into an incident View More..

Haryana to hold student union elections this year

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   6:46 pm
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) The Haryana government announced on Monday that student union elections in universities and colleges will be held this year. View More..