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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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Karnataka childcare workers call off stir over wage hike

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   10:26 pm
Bengaluru, March 23 (IANS) About 10,000 childcare workers (Anganwadis) and their helpers in Karnataka called off their four-day agitation on Thursday after Chief Minister Siddaramaiah assured them of a wage hike soon. View More..

BJP turned civic bodies into dens of corruption: AAP

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   7:06 pm
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The AAP on Thursday accused the BJP of turning the three civic bodies in Delhi into "dens of corruption" and turning the national capital into a "garbage dump". View More..

Cabinet approves amendment to Right to Education Act

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   10:32 pm
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to the Right to Education Act to ensure that all teachers acquire minimum educational qualifications. View More..

MP bans book, blacklists author

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   9:40 pm
Bhopal, March 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has proscribed a book -- which allegedly describes a tribe as killers of cows -- and blacklisted its author, a minister said on Wednesday. View More..

Bihar launches free WiFi for students

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   7:12 pm
Patna, March 22 (IANS) The Bihar government on Wednesday launched an ambitious programme to provide free WiFi facilities in colleges and universities. View More..

No proposal to introduce yoga in UPSC exams: Minister

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   4:34 pm
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Centre is not considering any proposal to introduce yoga as an optional subject in UPSC exams, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. View More..

34 Indian scientists to meet Nobel laureates in Germany

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   4:02 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) As many as 34 young Indian scientists have been invited for the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany from June 25 to 30, it was announced on Wednesday. View More..

CBSE brings in 'uniform' assessment for Classes 6-9

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   3:44 pm
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The much-vaunted continuous and comprehensive evaluation (CCE) for Classes 6 to 9 is out and the CBSE is bringing in a revised assessment structure following its decision to restore Class 10 Board examination from 2017-18 academic session. View More..

IIT Kharagpur to get supercomputing facility

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   3:10 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is among the first academic institutions to receive a supercomputing facility of 1 Peta-flop computing power under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM), a statement said on Wednesday. View More..

Hoping to implement GST from July 1: Jaitley

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   11:02 am
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that the government was hoping to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by July 1 after the enabling Bills get Parliament's nod in the current budget session. View More..

Bihar gears up to send examination system online

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   9:34 pm
Patna, March 21 (IANS) In its bid to ward off embarrassments like "topper scam", question paper leak and cheating in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that the government may introduce online examination soon for transparency. View More..

Seven held in MP question papers leak case

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   4:04 pm
Satna (Madhya Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) Seven persons have been taken into custody in a question papers leak case, police said here on Tuesday. View More..

New Zealand school abolishes gendered uniforms

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   3:04 pm
Wellington, March 21 (IANS) A New Zealand primary school has abolished gendered uniforms for its pupils and replaced them with shorts, a kilt and trousers that can be worn by either sex, a media report said on Tuesday. View More..

First for India: Presidency's Holocaust-focused course on history of mass violence

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   12:08 pm
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Presidency University here has launched a course on the history of mass violence, featuring the Jewish Holocaust, with the aim of understanding the causes of the phenomenon and how it can be prevented by tracing its history from the 20th century to our times. View More..

ICCR honours foreign students with alumni award

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   1:42 am
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Recognising the exemplary contribution towards the promotion of understanding, enhancing goodwill and friendship between India and their country on various international fora, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) gave away the "Distinguished Alumni Award 2016" here on Monday. View More..

JNU suicide: ABVP seeks CBI probe, teachers' suspension

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   8:30 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Monday demanded a CBI probe into JNU student J. Muthukrishnan's suicide and sought suspension of the teachers of Centre for Historical Studies, of which he was a student, to prevent them from influencing the investigation. View More..

One lakh students drop out of schools in Meghalaya

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   7:16 pm
Shillong, March 20 (IANS) Nearly a lakh of boys and girls dropped out or did not get enrolled in schools in the past four years in Meghalaya, School Education and Literacy Minister Deborah C. Marak said on Monday. View More..

Varsity teachers' vacancies a serious issue, says Javadekar

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   4:10 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday admitted that vacancies of teachers in universities was a "serious issue" but assured the Centre was taking appropriate steps to fill up the posts. View More..

BJP disrupts Bihar assembly over JD-U MLA's arrest

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   2:48 pm
Patna, March 20 (IANS) The opposition BJP disrupted proceedings in the Bihar assembly on Monday demanding the arrest of ruling Janata Dal-United's suspended legislator Mewalal Choudhary for alleged irregularities in the appointment of staff members in the Bihar Agriculture University. View More..

University recruitment on track, will report progress soon: Javadekar

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   2:08 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar assured Parliament on Monday that the process of faculty recruitment in universities has begun and all vacant posts will be filled up in one year's time. View More..