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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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40 kids injured in Mathura school bus accident

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   11:18 am
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) At least 40 school children were injured early on Monday when a bus carrying them turned turtle in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, a police officer said. View More..

IS kidnaps 14 teachers in Afghanistan

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   7:14 pm
Kabul, Jan 15 (IANS) The Afghan Eduction Ministry on Sunday said the Islamic State terror group has kidnapped 14 teachers from Nangarhar province. View More..

Himachal's education sector sees rapid expansion: Government

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   7:06 pm
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has made giant strides in education, progressing from one college, nine high schools and 52 middle schools in 1948 to over 15,000 governmental educational institutions, including 116 colleges, an official statement said on Sunday. View More..

Zhou Youguang, who simplified Chinese script, dead

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   5:02 pm
Beijing , Jan 15 (IANS) Zhou Youguang, who simplified Chinese language by introducing Pinyin, died here on Saturday. He was 112. View More..

'If Modi can demonetise, he can also revamp higher education and research'

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   1:56 pm
Mohanpur (West Bengal), Jan 15 (IANS) The Narendra Modi government should show decisiveness of the kind that was on display over demonetisation to depoliticise and revamp regulatory bodies in higher education and research like the University Grants Commission (UGC), a noted scientist has said. View More..

Bengal drops 'Ram' in 'Ramdhonu'; Taslima says 'Islamizing'

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   7:46 pm
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Even as Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen on Saturday dubbed as "Islamizing" the West Bengal government's attempts to "secularise" school text books by replacing certain words, the government clarified the changes were introduced two years ago. View More..

Why India's richest state cannot hire enough teachers (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   2:50 pm
A government school that needs 59 teachers being run by two temporary appointees: This is not a story from a poor, rural backwater but from the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, Indias richest (by per capita income) and ninth most literate province among 36 Indian states and union territories. View More..

Bihar's contractual teachers will get 7th pay panel benefits

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   10:36 pm
Patna, Jan 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday announced that nearly 3.5 lakh contractual teachers in Bihar will get their wages hiked after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission in the state. View More..

Delhi HC directs parents to fill nursery admission forms

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   8:36 pm
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday directed parents to fill up the application forms for nursery admission based on the criteria set by the schools as well as the state government. View More..

Sharjah cultural event to showcase young talent

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   8:08 pm
Sharjah, Jan 13 (IANS/WAM) The fifth edition of the highly-anticipated Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB) will begin on Sunday and will showcase 376 artworks created by 785 children from across the world. View More..

Sanjay Dutt's alma mater comes under RTI purview

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   6:14 pm
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) The prestigious Lawrence School at Sanawar in Kasauli hills of Himachal Pradesh, which boasts of alumni like Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, has come under the purview of the RTI Act. View More..

Varsity bans criticism of China's charter, party leaders

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   2:30 pm
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) A university in China's Guangdong province has released a code of conduct banning the criticism of the country's constitution and leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC). View More..

Malala hopes to study philosophy, politics, economics at Oxford

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   12:52 pm
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistani Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai has given an admission test at the prestigious Oxford University where she hopes to study philosophy, politics and economics, a media report said on Friday. View More..

India has talent, waiting to be tapped, says Nobel Media CEO

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   8:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India is the most interesting country at this moment in terms of scientific research and there is a lot of potential talent waiting to be tapped, said Nobel Media head Mattius Fyrenius, who visited IIT Delhi. View More..

Bihar suspends IAS officer in scholarship scam

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   8:16 pm
Patna, Jan 12 (IANS) An IAS officer has been suspended on Thursday for alleged irregularities in disbursement of post-matric scholarship among SC/ST students pursuing technical education outside Bihar, officials said. View More..

NGO to deliver 1 mn banana-fibre sanitary pads in Jharkhand

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   7:58 pm
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Social enterprise Saathi, founded by three MIT graduates, aims to deliver one million biodegradable sanitary pads made from banana fibre to women in rural Jharkhand, its co-founder said here on Thursday. View More..

Killed Indian student's family welcomes Oklahoma crash ruling

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   7:32 pm
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) The family of a 23-year-old Mumbai student killed in Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade crash in 2015 has welcomed a ruling by a US court here giving life time jail to the woman behind the accident. View More..

Government's digital transactions awareness campaign extended by a month

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   6:20 pm
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Union government on Thursday extended its digital transactions awareness campaign by a month and asked all higher educational institutions to expeditiously complete the process of turning their campuses totally cashless. View More..

Delhi government plans boost in research for IIIT,Delhi

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   11:54 pm
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi government on Wednesday launched a scheme for IIIT-D to help fund its research programmes and also to encourage the autonomous, self-sustaining institute to raise funds for itself from outside sponsors. View More..

120 Kerala self-financing colleges to hold protest shutdown on Thursday

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   8:06 pm
Kochi, Jan 11 (IANS) As many as 120 self-financing engineering colleges in Kerala has decided to shut down for a day on Thursday to protest the vandalisation of their state head office here by activists of the Congress-Kerala Students Union (KSU) on Wednesday. View More..