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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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Would bunk college, watch movies in cinema halls: Mehbooba

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   10:46 pm
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said she was nostalgic about the time when she would bunk college as a youngster and watched films in Srinagar. View More..

JNU to conduct viva through video conferencing

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   9:20 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday launched a 'web-casting and video conferencing' facility' to conduct administrative meetings, lectures, and even viva voce for students. View More..

Shoolini University files 101 patents

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   8:50 pm
Chandigarh/Shimla, Dec 15 (IANS) The Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences in Solan town of Himachal Pradesh has filed 101 patents and is listed among the top generators of patents in the region, a university official said on Friday. View More..

Cabinet approves bill to replace Medical Council of India

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   8:22 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday approved the bill setting up the National Medical Commission that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI), Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. View More..

Army chief meets differently-abled children

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   6:48 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday met differently-abled children from Asha school of Delhi Cantonment, and stressed that society should be more sensitive and accepting towards such children. View More..

Kejriwal has double standards on private schools' fee hike: BJP leader

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   5:50 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The BJP Delhi unit on Friday accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of showing "double standards" on the issue of fee hike in private schools in the national capital. View More..

Chinese university bans Christmas celebrations

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   5:16 pm
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) A Chinese university has reportedly banned Christmas celebrations on its campus to protect its students from the influence of western culture about which many, it thinks, are "blindly excited". View More..

DoE arm may grow into centre of academic reforms

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   10:18 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Assessment Unit of the Examination Branch of the Directorate of Education and said the wing may take the shape of a centre of academic reforms for the country. View More..

IGNOU to offer courses in food safety

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   8:10 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer a food safety training and certification course by food safety regulator FSSAI, the varsity announced on Thursday. View More..

Native tongue should be included in early schooling: Academics

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   7:34 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A child's native tongue should not be given a short shrift during his or her pre-primary years as local language is the most important tool for understanding basic concepts in that period, an academic said on Thursday. View More..

Kashmir school sacks teachers for 'romance'

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   2:12 pm
Srinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) A private school in Jammu and Kashmir has sacked a teacher couple for their romance, saying it could "adversely affect" the students. View More..

Indian-origin student pleads guilty of US cyber attacks

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   2:10 pm
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) A 21-year-old Indian-origin student has pleaded guilty of executing a series of cyber attacks on the Rutgers University computer network in the US, authorities said. View More..

Meghalaya CM accuses Centre of not releasing funds

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   9:54 pm
Shillong, Dec 13 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday accused the Central government of irregular release of funds to northeastern states. View More..

Now, parents can complain about Delhi school fees

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   9:52 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Parents can complain to a Delhi government-appointed committee if they have an issue with the fees charged by private schools. View More..

Teachers oppose app-based attendance system

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   8:46 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A section of Delhi University teachers on Wednesday opposed the centralised app-based attendance system, saying it may become a tool for harassment and may be used for "settling of scores". View More..

Free entrance exams coaching for SC students in Delhi

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   8:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi government has approved free entrance coaching to Scheduled Caste (SC) students for various competitive examinations, a statement said on Wednesday. View More..

Two Jaipur teachers suspended for spelling errors in Modi passage

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   7:58 pm
Jaipur, Dec 13 (IANS) Two government school teachers in Jaipur have been suspended after the question paper framed for the Class 10 half-yearly exams, that included a section on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was found replete with errors. View More..

10K walk in Kolkata to raise healthcare funds for the impoverished

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   7:00 pm
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) The fifth edition of 'Route 55', a 10 km walkathon event in the city, aimed at raising funds for the impoverished in the society, would be held on December 24, organisers said on Wednesday. View More..

Facebook, Startup Village Collective launch VR programme for students

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   6:48 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Facebook on Wednesday announced a virtual reality (VR) programme in partnership with Bengaluru-based Startup Village Collective (SV.CO) to help students in the country build their ideas into globally marketable products and services. View More..

10% jump in placements at IIT Delhi

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   5:56 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Compared to last year, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has recorded an increase of 10 per cent in the number of placements offered to students this season so far, the institute said on Wednesday. View More..