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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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Working to realise tomorrow's world: Russia's futuristic university

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   12:16 pm
Moscow, Feb 19 (IANS) Nanoparticles to detect and combat cancer, superconducting metamaterials to make quantum computers a reality, solar cell technology providing over 40 per cent efficiency and more -- these are not goals but achievements already realised at a Moscow university which is at the vanguard of Russia's aim to further its high-tech knowledge economy and cooperate with international partners to develop futuristic technologies. View More..

Sisodia orders mid-day meal inspections by senior officers

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   9:52 pm
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Two days after a dead rodent was found in the lunch at a government-run school here, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday ordered that all 33 mid-day meal kitchens should be inspected by senior officers. View More..

CBI arrests senior Punjab official for bribery

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   4:08 pm
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The CBI has arrested the Joint Director of Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training (PSBTE&IT) for taking a bribe of Rs 50,000, an official said on Saturday. View More..

I am no 'Sanghi', there will be no seat cut: JNU Vice-Chancellor (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   1:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) There will be no seat cuts in M.Phil and Ph.D courses and there is no reason for anyone to be agitating for the revocation of the UGC Gazette order of May 2016, says JNU Vice-Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar. View More..

Dead rat in midday meal not one-off incident in Delhi: BJP

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   10:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The BJP on Friday staged a protest against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the aftermath of nine students of a government school being taken ill after a dead rat was found in their midday meal. View More..

Nasscom centre at IIM-Bengaluru to groom IT leaders

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   10:06 pm
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The National Association of Software Services Companies (Nasscom) on Friday announced setting up of a Leadership Resource Centre at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM-B) in Bengaluru to groom IT leaders. View More..

Never thought I was minority: Najma Heptulla

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   7:36 pm
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Friday said she found it strange when she was assigned independent charge of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, saying she never thought she was minority. View More..

Kejriwal not serious about people of Delhi: Congress

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   6:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Congress on Friday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after nine students of a government school fell ill as a dead rat was found in the midday meal and alleged that the AAP leader has no time to look after the people of the city. View More..

Altaf Bukhari joins Mehbooba cabinet, gets Education portfolio

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   5:48 pm
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) Syed Altaf Bukhari, who was on Friday inducted into the Mehbooba Mufti-led Jammu and Kashmir cabinet, was assigned the Education department portfolio in the PDP-BJP coalition government. View More..

2,500 refugee children attend schools in Greece

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   9:36 am
Athens, Feb 17 (IANS) Nearly 2,500 refugee children are currently attending public schools in Greece, Greek Minister of Education Costas Gavroglou said. View More..

Dead rat in midday meal in Delhi school, nine students hospitalised

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   10:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A dead rat was found in a midday meal served at a government school in south Delhi on Thursday, following which at least nine students who consumed the food were hospitalised. All of them were said to be out of danger. View More..

Delhi government challenges nursery admissions order

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   10:00 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The AAP government on Thursday approached the Delhi High Court, challenging a single-judge order that stayed its nursery admissions notification compelling 298 private schools, built on public land, to adopt only neighbourhood criteria. View More..

254 Class 12 students expelled for cheating in Bihar

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   9:06 pm
Patna, Feb 16 (IANS) Police have arrested a dozen persons for helping 254 students cheat in Class 12 exams. All the pupils have been expelled, official said. View More..

Gang selling fake degrees, certificates busted in Delhi, four held

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   8:24 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Four persons have been arrested on charge of preparing and selling fake educational certificates and degrees of various courses and classes, the Delhi Police said on Thursday. View More..

60 foreign varsities to participate in education fair

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   7:02 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) An education fair here will bring together representatives and faculties of 60 universities and educational institutes from the US, UK, Canada and New Zealand to help students aspiring to pursue higher education abroad, a statement said. View More..

Shoojit Sircar hopes '#ReleaseThePressure' helps kids, parents

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   5:16 pm
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who has directed a short film "#ReleaseThePressure", says mounting pressure to perform has become a stark reality for the urban child's growing up years. He hopes his little effort triggers a "healthy conversation between" parents and their children. View More..

Dassault Systèmes to annually train 1,600 engineers in Karnataka

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   5:14 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 16 (IANS) Global 3D experience major Dassault Systèmes and the Karnataka government on Thursday announced the setting up of a Centre of Excellence in 'Aerospace and Defence' in the state aimed at providing high-end training for nearly 1,600 engineers every year. View More..

IIT Roorkee students step up to Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You'

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   4:22 pm
Roorkee, Feb 16 (IANS) A groovy group of IIT Roorkee students hip-hopped their way to British singer Ed Sheeran's hit "Shape of You" in a video, showcasing their take on desperate attempts of four young men to woo a girl. In two days of its release, the vido has garnered over 400,000 YouTube views. View More..

National Digital Library to breed new segment of start-ups

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   1:44 pm
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) The National Digital Library (NDL) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, aims to breed a new segment of start-ups to not only help students, teachers and parents but also bolster management of educational institutions. View More..

US Embassy team visits AMU, discusses academic cooperation

    Updated On : Feb 15,2017   10:08 pm
Aligarh, Feb 15 (IANS) A three-member team from the US Embassy in New Delhi on Wednesday visited the Aligarh Muslim University and discussed academic collaboration and cooperation between AMU and various US universities, apart from exchange of faculty and students. View More..