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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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JNU marches for missing student Najeeb Ahmed

    Updated On : Oct 25,2016   3:24 am
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Expressing solidarity with the missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, the university students took out a march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar here. View More..

Finance, technology hamper implementation of SDGs: LS Speaker

    Updated On : Oct 24,2016   9:32 pm
New Delhi/Geneva, Oct 24 (IANS) The major challenges in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are finance and technology, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Monday. View More..

Kids addicted to digital media less likely to finish homework

    Updated On : Oct 24,2016   5:44 pm
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) Tired of running after your child to finish his homework? Blame his increased addiction to digital media devices like TV, video games or smartphone or tablets, a study has found. View More..

Salesian College joins Bangladesh, Lankan institutes to educate poor youth

    Updated On : Oct 24,2016   5:28 pm
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) A West Bengal college is partnering educational institutes in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to conduct research on higher education for disadvantaged youth. View More..

Udacity launches predictive analytics programme

    Updated On : Oct 24,2016   3:58 pm
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) At a time when jobs as business analysts are in demand, US-based educational institution Udacity on Monday launched their first nanodegree course on predictive analytics that will enable students to deliver data-driven business decisions. View More..

New learning plans could help 52 per cent class 5 rural students who can't read (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Oct 24,2016   1:48 pm
Salgaon (Sirohi district) In a classroom in the government school here in southwest Rajasthan, about 25 students from standards 3, 4 and 5 standing in a circle, animatedly recited a story spoken by a specially trained volunteer-called a Team Balika (Team Child) -- their recitation gradually rising in decibels with every repetition. View More..

JNU students protest outside VC's house

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   9:28 pm
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) JNU students on Sunday staged a noisy protest outside Vice Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar's house here demanding to know the whereabouts of a student who went missing nine days ago. View More..

10,000 primary schools in Kerala to get free WiFi

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   1:28 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) As many as 10,000 lower primary and upper primary government schools in Kerala will start getting 2Mbps Wi-Fi broadband internet powered by BSNL from November 1 -- the state's Foundation Day, official said on Sunday. View More..

Kumar Mangalam Birla new IIM-A Chairman

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   9:00 pm
Ahmedabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Kumar Mangalam Birla, the 49-year-old Chairman of the $41 billion industrial conglomerate Aditya Birla Group, has been named the new Chairman of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), according to a Human Resource Development Ministry statement. View More..

CBI arrests Homeopathy Council chief in bribery case

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   7:46 pm
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The CBI on Saturday arrested Central Council of Homeopathy President Ramjee Singh and another person on charges of accepting Rs 20 lakh in bribe to give a favourable inspection report for setting up a homeopathy college. View More..

Assam school students to experience US Presidential polls

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   7:02 pm
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) As the entire world is closely observing the US Presidential debates and the possible fallouts of the polls, a team of students from Guwahati-based NPS International School are camping in the poll-bound US to get first-hand knowledge about the much talked-about elections. View More..

India can't be super power if spiritual heritage compromised: BJP chief

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   6:58 pm
Kurukshetra (Haryana), Oct 22 (IANS) Underlining the need for preserving India's spiritual heritage, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the country could not become a super power if its spiritual heritage was compromised. View More..

Jharkhand para teachers write to PM in blood

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   5:18 pm
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Thousands of para teachers in Jharkhand, on strike for more than a month demanding a wage hike, have written a letter in blood to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in the matter. View More..

Missing JNU student: They wanted to kill him, says eyewitness

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   3:46 pm
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) As a mob of around 30 students rained blows, abuses and communal slurs on JNU student Najeeb Ahmed on the night of October 14, some of them could be heard saying tauntingly, "Issko 72 houron ke paas bhejna hai (We will send him to 72 virgins)". View More..

JNU students seek minister's help in search for missing student

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   9:08 pm
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The JNU Students Union in a letter to the Union Home Minister on Friday sought its intervention and asked it ensure the safety of the missing student, Najeeb Ahmed, after the detained protesters were released by the Delhi Police. View More..

President, PM in Gujarat on Saturday, Sunday (Lead, Changing dateline)

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   7:58 pm
Gandhinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are arriving in Gujarat on Saturday and will be attending separate events. View More..

Delhi schools to get make-over every summer vacations: Sisodia

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   7:30 pm
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday instructed all government schools to be white-washed every year during the summer vacations so that "students look forward" to coming to the school. View More..

200 protesting JNU students detained

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   5:52 pm
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Over 200 students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) were detained here on Friday while demanding swift action to locate missing fellow student Najeeb Ahmed. View More..

1 in 3 Syrian schools shut as fighting rages: Unicef

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   5:50 pm
Geneva, Oct 21 (IANS) With 33 per cent of Syrian schools unable to function and 1.7 million children currently out of school, the UN Children's Fund (Unicef) on Friday warned that another 1.3 million students may be forced to drop out amid violence and reigning insecurity. View More..

Naga students urge NSCN-IM to stop 'tax collection'

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   5:12 pm
Dimapur (Nagaland), Oct 21 (IANS) A student body has urged the NSCN-IM to stop its unlawful "tax collection" from various educational departments in Arunachal Pradesh. View More..