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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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Youth throws degrees at Badal's car

    Updated On : Sep 26,2016   6:44 pm
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) Upset over not being allowed to meet Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, an unemployed youth on Monday threw his degrees and certificates at the car of the chief minister in Punjab's Muktsar district. View More..

Modi dedicates 7 new plant species to nation

    Updated On : Sep 26,2016   11:46 am
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi on Monday dedicated seven new indigenously developed varieties of plants to the nation and interacted with farmers to mark the 75th anniversary of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). View More..

Javadekar assures greater autonomy to premier higher education institutions

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   10:46 pm
Mohali, Sep 23 (IANS) Observing that the Centre's role is of a facilitator and not a controller, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday assured greater autonomy to premier institutions of higher learning. View More..

Ham radio clubs in IITs, NITs could boost emergency communications

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   6:14 pm
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Setting up amateur radio clubs in Indian educational institutions, particularly in technical establishments like the IITs and NITs, could help in disaster management and strengthening the communication domain, an Austrian amateur radio practitioner said here on Friday. View More..

EU to hold education fair in Delhi

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   5:44 pm
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is going to hold an education fair here to help Indian students who are looking to go to Europe for higher education. View More..

KOMPANIONS launches India's first 3D educational gamebox

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   2:18 pm
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Domestic startup Kompanions on Friday launched KUBE, a 3D educational gamebox, for children at Rs 2,499. View More..

India's engineering education needs R&D push (Comment, Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   12:48 pm
A few years ago, five M.Tech students of agricultural engineering from one of the top agricultural universities of Maharashtra came to our Institute for a four-month internship. One day, during their internship, we had some visitors to whom I was showing our electric trike. While running it, a knob came off its switchboard. To fix it, I asked one of the interns to get me a plier. He brought me a spanner instead! He did not know the difference between the two. View More..

Educational institutions participate in cleanliness drives

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   8:26 pm
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Educational institutes across the country participated in the various cleanliness drives and awareness campaigns during the "Swachhta Pakhwada" which was observed between September 1-15. View More..

SC cancels counselling and admissions to medical courses in MP

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   7:12 pm
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all counselling and admissions to undergraduate medical courses to both government and private medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh and ordered the process be held afresh through centralised counselling by the state government. View More..

SC cancels counselling for medical courses in MP

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   5:44 pm
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all the counselling for undergraduate medical course in Madhya Pradesh and ordered the process be held anew. View More..

Apollo Medical College permitted to admit MBBS students

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   5:24 pm
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday granted permission to Apollo Medical College (Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences & Research) for admission of students to the MBBS course for the academic year 2016-17. View More..

ISRO to launch IIT-B students' satellite on Monday

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   5:06 pm
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO will shoot off the "Pratham" satellite designed and built by students of the IIT-Bombay among the eight satellites including its weather satellite on Monday, an official said here. View More..

SC cancels counselling for medical courses in MP

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   4:08 pm
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all the counselling for undergraduate medical course in Madhya Pradesh and ordered the process be held anew. View More..

Will AMU vice chancellor be allowed to continue? (News Analysis)

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   1:48 pm
Aligarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Will the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah (retd), exit before the September 26 hearing in the Supreme Court challenging his appointment for not fulfilling the laid-down norms or will the Union HRD ministry plead for allowing him to continue till his term ends in May 2017? View More..

Quality of education is my main agenda: Javadekar

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   12:50 am
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Noting that education is a very important aspect in sensitising the youth, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said his agenda is the quality of education. View More..

Students protests in South Africa turn violent

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   9:24 pm
Cape Town, Sep 21 (IANS) Student protests against fee increases in South Africa turned violent on Wednesday as several universities suspended academic activities. View More..

NEET for post graduate dental courses from November 30

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   7:52 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) National Board of Examination will conduct the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for the post graduate dental courses, from November 30 to December 3, 2016 in 41 different cities of the country, the health ministry said on Wednesday. View More..

Cabinet approves hike in freedom fighters' pension

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   6:20 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval to a 20 per cent hike in the pension for freedom fighters and their dependents, an official statement said. View More..

Video games can beat tutors in improving math skills

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   5:42 pm
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) A computer-based brain training programme developed at Yale University helps improve student performance in reading and math -- in some cases even more than individualised tutoring, according to a new study. View More..

Doctors are most important component of society: Mukherjee

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   5:06 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that doctors are the most important component of society as they carry the tremendous burden of providing healthcare to the needy. View More..