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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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Bengal's 'Kanyashree' initiative given UN recognition

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   10:00 pm
The Hague (Netherlands), June 23 (IANS) The West Bengal government's Kanyashree Prakalpa on Friday was awarded the first prize in United Nations Public Service Award for Asia Pacific here. View More..

Team that built world's lightest satellite 'KalamSat' felicitated

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:54 pm
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) A young team that built the world's lightest and first 3D printed satellite "KalamSat", launched by the US space agency NASA on Thursday, was felicitated by a social group here on Friday. View More..

Will re-evaluate answer sheets, CBSE tells HC

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:14 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday told the Delhi High Court that it will re-evaluate the answer sheets of students who have asked for it. View More..

More than 6 lakh qualify CBSE NEET 2017

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:02 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) As many as 6,11,539 students have qualified the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical and dental courses, it was announced on Friday. View More..

SRCC announces cut-off

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   7:58 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Delhi University's Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) on Friday announced its cut-offs for B.Com. (Honours) and B.A. (Honours) Economics at 97.75 per cent for the current academic session. View More..

Thiruvananthapuram Smart City to cost Rs 1,538 crore: Minister

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   7:36 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) As much as Rs 1,538 crore will be spent on developmental projects in Thiruvananthapuram under the Smart Cities Mission, a Minister said on Friday. View More..

JNU bids to make viva less discriminatory

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   7:22 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) To make the interviews for admission more transparent, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday took a decision to include at least one teacher from marginalised section to be a part of viva-voce (interview) committees. View More..

GDA opposes library in Ghaziabad park

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   6:28 pm
Ghaziabad, June 23 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has told the municipal corporation to stop construction work for a library in a park situated in Sector 7 of Rajnagar -- a posh residential colony. View More..

Kerala investment promotion agency, Cornell varsity tie up

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   5:20 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) The KSIDC, the nodal investment promotion agency of the Kerala government, has tied up with Cornell University, US, to set up a Life Sciences Park in Thiruvananthapuram. View More..

Punjab boy tops NEET entrance exam

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   5:16 pm
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) A student from Punjab's Muktsar town has topped in the NEET entrance examination for admission to medical colleges. View More..

Young India looking at unconventional career choices

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   3:42 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Young Indians are keen on unconventional and new career choices, online learning and engagement at work, a study said on Friday. View More..

Sri Lanka arrests student leader over clashes

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   3:42 pm
Colombo, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan police on Friday arrested Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) leader Lahiru Weerasekara following violent clashes between students and security forces. View More..

Decade-old wait ends as NIUSAT put into orbit

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   2:32 pm
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) It was a proud moment for Noorul Islam University on Friday as the Indian rocket PSLV lifted off successfully with the varsity-made nano satellite NIUSAT along with ISRO's Cartosat and 29 co-passenger foreign satellites. View More..

Students moving to plains amid Darjeeling shutdown

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   1:08 pm
Darjeeling, June 23 (IANS) Thousands of students studying in boarding schools here were being moved to the plains as the agitating Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) allowed a 12-hour window on Friday. View More..

Austrian official calls for closure of Islamic kindergartens

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   10:28 am
Vienna, June 23 (IANS) A top Austrian official has called for closure of Islamic kindergartens here, saying they are "not needed". View More..

JNUSU office-bearers barred from varsity meetings

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   7:24 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) All four JNUSU office-bearers have been barred from meetings of all committees and statutory bodies of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after a proctorial inquiry was opened against them on charges of "misconduct and indiscipline". View More..

Bihar board Class 10 exams results out; 50% students flunk

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   6:48 pm
Patna, June 22 (IANS) The Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) here on Thursday declared the results of the Class 10 examinations held in March, with 49.88 per cent students flunking the exams. View More..

Lack of job skills in new employees widespread: IBM study

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   5:44 pm
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) India's higher education system is not responding well to society's changing needs, making it difficult for the industry to find new employees with the right skills, says a study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). View More..

UP gives 147 students Rs 1 lakh, tablet for board results

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   4:16 pm
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday felicitated 147 students with Rs 1 lakh and a tablet computer each for their excellent performance in the board exams this year. View More..

Whizzing marshmallows, kangaroos: Oz experts' Science Circus enthrals, educates kids

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   10:04 am
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Wonder what a 'Science Circus' show looks like ? Well, try launching toy kangaroos with liquid nitrogen and imagine marshmallows whizzing past air straight from a vacuum cleaner. View More..