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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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Now Rajasthan synonymous with IT and technology: Raje

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   12:02 am
Jaipur, March 21 (IANS) Now Rajasthan is no more limited to history tales, but stands synonymous with the IT industry and technology which is sure to bring in golden future for the state, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Wednesday. View More..

Arunachal government to promote and preserve indigenous scripts

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   11:08 pm
Dahung (Arunachal Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday promised his government's support and cooperation in promoting and preserving already existing indigenous scripts and those being developed for teaching in the state's schools. View More..

Could not understand logic behind demonetisation: Narayana Murthy

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   11:06 pm
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Describing himself as "not an expert on economics", Infosys co-founder and India's IT industry doyen N R Narayana Murthy on Wednesday said he could not understand the logic behind the Narendra Modi government's note ban move in November 2016, particularly when it remonetised the monetary system with same or even higher denomination currency notes. View More..

Cabinet approves continuation of higher education mission

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   10:36 pm
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday gave its approval for continuation of centrally-sponsored Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) from April 1 this year to March 31, 2020. View More..

Disabilities quota upped to 5% in PG medical courses

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   10:26 pm
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday said it has agreed to amend the regulation for admission to PG medical courses increasing the percentage of seats reserved for disabled persons from three to five per cent. View More..

Accused JNU teacher highly influential, say complainants

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   10:24 pm
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Five of the eight JNU students, who have accused a senior professor of molestation, on Wednesday said they did not report the incidents of molestation to the university's anti-harassment committee because the panel is full of supporters of the "highly influential" teacher. View More..

Maths my most feared subject: Hrithik

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   9:18 pm
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan, who is playing mathematician Anand Kumar in his upcoming film "Super 30", says he used to fear maths as a subject during his school days. View More..

Delhi to provide legal aid to JNU 'molestation' case victims

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   7:26 pm
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi assembly on Wednesday passed a resolution asking the Delhi government to provide legal aid to victims of the alleged molestation case in Jawaharlal Nehru University, by appointing special public prosecutors. View More..

Autonomous status for Jindal Global University

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   7:24 pm
Sonipat, March 21 (IANS) O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) Haryana has been granted autonomous status by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under graded autonomy Regulations 2018, a spokesperson said on Wednesday. View More..

Sisodia orders probe into suicide of Class 9 girl

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   5:34 pm
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday ordered a departmental inquiry into the suicide by a Class 9 student of a Delhi school in Noida. View More..

Kidnapped Nigeria schoolgirls released

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   3:26 pm
Lagos, March 21 (IANS) A group of schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria by terror group Boko Haram were released and returned to their hometown of Dapchi, the Nigerian government announced on Wednesday. View More..

YouTube videos may not help toddlers learn new things

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   2:30 pm
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Do you let your toddler watch YouTube videos? It may not help them to learn new things, a study suggests. View More..

25 killed in Kabul bombing

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   2:08 pm
Kabul, March 21 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 18 injured in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday as people were celebrating Nawroz or New Year in the country, authorities said. View More..

Student suicide: Constable suspended over wrong FIR

    Updated On : Mar 21,2018   1:28 pm
Noida, March 21 (IANS) A constable was suspended on Wednesday for registering a case under wrong sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a case pertaining to the suicide of a 15-year-old school student here, an official said. View More..

Bridge course should not be made mandatory: Parliamentary panel

    Updated On : Mar 20,2018   11:55 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Bridge course should not be made mandatory to promote medical pluralism, fees should be regulated for 50 per cent seats in private medical colleges and a common database should be created for all human resource working in the healthcare sector, as per a Parliamentary panel about the National Medical Commission Bill, 2017. View More..

Shooter dead, 2 wounded in US school shooting

    Updated On : Mar 20,2018   11:04 pm
Washington, March 20 (IANS) A high school shooting in the US state of Maryland on Tuesday has resulted in the death of the shooter and two others being injured, officials said. View More..

Rajasthan Police entrance exam cancelled over 'hi-tech cheating'

    Updated On : Mar 20,2018   10:24 pm
Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police Constable Entrance Examination 2018 held recently was cancelled on Tuesday following reports of "hi-tech cheating" during the test, a senior official said. View More..

School shooting injures 3 in US

    Updated On : Mar 20,2018   9:40 pm
Washington, March 20 (IANS) A high school shooting on Tuesday has injured three people, including the shooter, according to officials. View More..

JNU professor arrested for sexual misconduct, gets bail

    Updated On : Mar 20,2018   9:12 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Professor Atul Johri was arrested on Tuesday over allegations of sexual misconduct and granted bail by a local court here, a police officer said. View More..

Step towards victory: JNU students on Johri's arrest

    Updated On : Mar 20,2018   7:48 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) who have been demanding legal action against Professor Atul Johri, accused of sexual misconduct, said it was a "step towards victory" after he was arrested on Tuesday. View More..