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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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Haryana may exhibit photo of teachers in classrooms to end 'proxy-ism'

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   8:58 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) The Haryana government is considering a proposal to exhibit photograph of teachers in classrooms to ensure that the students are taught by their real teachers and not by proxies. View More..

Unemployable youth limit India's growth: Minister Hegde

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   7:04 pm
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Stating that only about 20 per cent of India's 1.5 million engineers are employable by the industry, Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde on Friday called "unemployability" as the biggest challenge that could restrict India's growth. View More..

Teachers want Ambedkar on currency notes

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   6:44 pm
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Around 50 teachers from Dalit and other marginalised sections took out a march towards the President House on Friday to demand that B.R. Ambedkar's image should be on currency notes and April 14 -- Ambedkar's birth date -- must be a national holiday. View More..

MoU signed for soft skill training in Odisha

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   4:14 pm
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) A tripartite MoU was on Friday signed for implementation of a soft skill training programme in some Odisha Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) under which 800 students will be trained over two years. View More..

Ushering social reforms through education: An Irish nun's experiments in India

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   11:14 am
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) She believes that education, not charity, is the only way to bring a change in India's existing educational and social system. And to turn this thinking into reality, she battled the inequality in the classroom through pioneering school reforms. View More..

Japan lodges protest over US military helicopter flying over school again

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   11:42 pm
Tokyo, Jan 18 (IANS) The Japanese government lodged a protest with the US military Thursday over their military helicopters flying above an elementary school in Okinawa again after a US chopper dropped a window on the school about a month ago. View More..

Chinese students too busy for playtime: Survey

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   11:06 pm
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) About 48.9 percent of primary and middle school students in China take private lessons, and more than half say that they have to bury their heads in books and had no time to play after school, according to a survey released Thursday. View More..

IGNOU, agriculture council join hands for new programmes

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   9:12 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) on Thursday signed an agreement with the Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) to develop new educational and training programmes in the areas of agriculture and allied sectors. View More..

DU students picket university metro station, give week's time to rollback fare hike

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   7:42 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) About 300 Delhi University (DU) students picketed the Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station on Thursday, restricting the entry of commuters at one of the gates for more than two hours to demand rollback of the metro fare hike. They gave DMRC a week to announce a rollback. View More..

Bengal girl beaten up, sexually abused inside college

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   5:56 pm
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) A college girl was allegedly beaten up and sexually abused by a member of Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad -- TMC student wing -- on the college campus in West Bengal's Hooghly district, the victim said on Thursday. View More..

Kerala to set up Blockchain academy

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   4:38 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) State-run Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) is all set to launch its proposed Kerala Blockchain Academy, the first of its kind in the country, here. View More..

Girl detained for stabbing Class 1 boy in Lucknow, principal arrested

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   4:36 pm
Lucknow, Jan 18 (IANS) A girl student suspected of stabbing a Class 1 boy in a school in the state capital has been detained while the school principal has been arrested, police said on Thursday. View More..

DU launches school for transnational affairs

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   10:40 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Delhi University on Wednesday inaugurated the Delhi School of Transnational Affairs, envisaged as a platform to promote "excellence in transnational, comparative and inter-disciplinary research". View More..

DU students to 'Occupy' Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   9:18 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Demanding roll-back in metro fare hike, students of Delhi University (DU) are to picket the Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station on Thursday, a student group said on Wednesday. View More..

Parents to get real-time access to CCTV footage of classrooms

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   9:08 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Parents whose children study in Delhi government schools will have real-time access to CCTV footage of classrooms to ensure transparency and safety of children, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday. View More..

Parents to get real-time CCTV footage of Delhi classrooms

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   7:36 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Parents whose children study in Delhi government schools will have real-time access to CCTV footage of classrooms to ensure transparency and safety of children, it was announced on Wednesday. View More..

Quddusi moves court over leakage of phone transcripts

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   6:10 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi, accused of graft in the Lucknow medical college scam case, on Wednesday moved a Delhi court seeking court-monitored investigation into leakage of transcripts of his alleged telephonic conversations in the case. View More..

CBSE reschedules physical education paper for class 12 to April 13

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   6:10 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday shifted the date for Physical Education exam for class 12 from April 9 to April 13. View More..

Parents to get real-time access of CCTV footage in classrooms

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   5:38 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Parents whose children study in Delhi government schools will have real-time access to CCTV footage of classrooms to ensure transparency and safety of children, View More..

Quddusi moves court over leak of phone conversation transcripts

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   4:48 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Retired Odisha High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi, accused of graft, on Wednesday moved a Delhi court to seek a court-monitored probe into leak of transcripts of his alleged telephonic conversation in a corruption case. View More..