Education News

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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Create awareness on Blue Whale game's dangers: SC

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   10:28 pm
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that awareness needs to be created among students about the dangers of online games like the Blue Whale Challenge Game and that parents and teachers shoulder responsibility to ensure that youngsters don't get trapped. View More..

Guest teacher shot dead in Delhi

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   7:56 pm
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A guest teacher was on Monday shot dead by four to five unidentified assailants in north Delhi, police said. View More..

CPI-M condemns 'communalisation' of young minds in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   7:38 pm
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The CPI-M on Monday condemned the "communalsiation" of education in Rajasthan and urged the Central government to stop states from fairs such as the "Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair" being held in Jaipur. View More..

School principal removed for sexual harassment

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   6:18 pm
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) The Principal of a government-run meritorious school has been removed from the post after being indicted for sexual harassment, a state government spokesperson said here on Monday. View More..

UGC asks learning centres to observe Armed Forces Flag Day

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   5:54 pm
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday asked all institutions of higher learning to observe the Armed Forces Flag Day on December 7 to commemorate the "supreme sacrifices" made by the armed forces personnel during conflicts. View More..

Create awareness about dangers of Blue Whale game: SC

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   3:14 pm
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that awareness needs to be created among students about the dangers of online games like Blue Whale with parents and teachers shouldering key responsibility to ensure that young impressionable minds don't get trapped into it. View More..

Government issues safety checklist for Delhi schools

    Updated On : Nov 19,2017   8:08 pm
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Delhi government has asked all city schools to form a "School Safety Committee" and also issued a 117-point "check list for school safety" on matters including entry of visitors, school toilets and CCTV cameras. View More..

Arunachal government to set up Skill University

    Updated On : Nov 19,2017   7:06 pm
Itanagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday announced the setting up of a Skill University to provide employment opportunities outside the government space. View More..

Huawei, Edinburgh University ink pact on artificial intelligence

    Updated On : Nov 19,2017   2:14 pm
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Chinese technology giant Huawei and the University of Edinburgh, UK, have signed a research cooperation agreement to investigate the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) robotics systems to operate over next generation 5G wireless networks. View More..

Unicef expresses concern over Afghan children

    Updated On : Nov 19,2017   1:56 pm
Kabul, Nov 19 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) has expressed concerns over the status of children, poor access to school and malnutrition in Afghanistan. View More..

Transwomen turn teachers for Dalit children in Bengal (Social Feature)

    Updated On : Nov 19,2017   12:26 pm
Malda/Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Motherhood transcends gender. Unconditional love knows no caste barriers. View More..

87 Bengal kids taken to hospital as dead lizard is found in meal

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   11:34 pm
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Eighty-seven students were rushed to hospital for a check-up after a dead lizard was found in one of the student's mid-day meal plate at a state-run primary school in West Bengal's Bankura district, an official said on Saturday. View More..

Dyal Singh College (Evening) is named Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya, triggers controversy

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   8:56 pm
Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Controversy erupted on Saturday after Delhi University's Dyal Singh College (Evening), which since the past few months has been functioning as a day college, decided to change its name to Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya. The Congress' student wing NSUI criticised the move, saying the governing board should have focused on improving the college infrastructure rather than name change. View More..

Educational bodies must adapt to newer technologies: President

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   6:36 pm
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Calling for an "inter-disciplinary" approach to answer the requirements of the future, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said leading educational institutions will need to adapt to the changing technologies. View More..

Dyal Singh College (Evening) renamed Vande Mataram to clear confusion: Governing body head

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   6:24 pm
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Delhi University's Dyal Singh College (Evening), which since the past few months has been functioning as a day college, has decided to rename itself as Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya. View More..

Meghalaya employees to get revised payscales

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   11:50 am
Shillong, Nov 18 (IANS) The Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government has announced new payscales for over 11 lakh employees, including school and college teachers, besides 23,000 pensioners. View More..

Bihar medical college fines 54 students for ragging

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   10:28 am
Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital authorities in Bihar have imposed Rs 50,000 fine each on 54 second year students for ragging their juniors, an official said on Saturday. View More..

Australian government scholarships for 52 Indian students: Envoy

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   8:36 pm
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Australian envoy Harinder Sidhu on Friday announced that 52 Indian students will be offered the Australian governments prestigious Australia Awards-Endeavour scholarships and Fellowships for 2018. View More..

Moroccan Princess Lalla Hasnaa co-chairs UN session on education

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   8:28 pm
Bonn, Nov 17 (IANS/MAP) Princess Lalla Hasna, Moroccan King Mohammed VI's youngest sister and chairwoman of the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environment Protection, co-chaired a high-level session on Education Day held here under the theme "Global partnerships to combat climate change through education". View More..

Run agriculture like business to transform economy: Bill Gates

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   6:56 pm
Visakhapatnam, Nov 17 (IANS) Microsoft Co-founder and Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, on Friday called for running the agriculture sector like business, saying this will be a key element in the recipe for India's economic transformation. View More..