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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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Swedish activist leads climate change strike in Rome

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   7:46 pm
Rome, April 19 (IANS) Thousands of young Italians spent Friday with Sweden's teen climate change activist, Greta Thunberg, who warned them that her generation's struggle for a sustainable future will go on for years. View More..

Cheating case against Smriti Irani over academic record

    Updated On : Apr 16,2019   8:04 pm
Pune, April 16 (IANS) A Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader on Tuesday filed a complaint of cheating against Union Minister Smriti Irani, questioning the differing academic qualifications in her affidavits submitted by her to the Election Commission in the 2004 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Facebook joins GAME to train entrepreneurs in India

    Updated On : Apr 16,2019   2:16 pm
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Facebook and the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) -- a consortium of public and private organisations -- on Tuesday announced a partnership to train entrepreneurs and create jobs across India. View More..

Gurugram slum school now sports inspiring wall art

    Updated On : Apr 15,2019   5:30 pm
Gurugram, April 15 (IANS) Once plain and bland, the walls of a school in the Nathupur Pahari slum here are now sporting vibrant wall art murals on key social issues like environmental conservation, girl child literacy and the importance of hygiene. View More..

Extramarks' Learning App aimed at future of digital home learning

    Updated On : Apr 15,2019   5:06 pm
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) As a growing breed of tech-savvy students look to digital home-based learning to supplement school work, Extramarks' K-12 eLearning app has become the go-to destination to not only help prepare for examinations, but for life beyond school - by helping explain concepts in a crystal clear way. View More..

Cabinet approves reservations in admission for EWS

    Updated On : Apr 15,2019   4:52 pm
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Union cabinet on Monday approved provision of reservations in admission for economically weaker section students (EWS) in Central Educational Institution (CEIs). View More..

Cabinet approves reservations in admission for EWS

    Updated On : Apr 15,2019   1:58 pm
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Union cabinet on Monday approved provision of reservations in admission for economically weaker section students (EWS) in Central Educational Institution (CEIs). View More..

EOW files case against ex-VC of MP university

    Updated On : Apr 14,2019   9:40 pm
Bhopal, April 14 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday filed a case against the former Vice-Chancellor of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication and 19 others in connection with irregularities in appointments and administrative decisions. View More..

Sushma urged to help bring back J&K student's body

    Updated On : Apr 13,2019   3:56 pm
Srinagar, April 13 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah on Saturday sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's help to bring back the body of a Kashmiri student who died in Bangladesh. View More..

Many hurt as students clash with police in Haryana

    Updated On : Apr 12,2019   6:42 pm
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) Several people, including police personnel, were injured on Friday in a violent clash between students and the Haryana Police in Karnal town of Haryana, nearly 130 km from here. View More..

Congress attacks Smriti over academic qualification

    Updated On : Apr 12,2019   2:24 pm
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Congress on Friday accused Union Minister Smriti Irani of furnishing "contradictory information" about her educational qualifications in the affidavits filed during various elections since 2004. View More..

Indian student invents robots for greener UAE

    Updated On : Apr 11,2019   12:04 pm
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS) An Indian student has invented robots to help the United Arab Emirates (UAE) become greener, including a cleaner bot that preserves the marine environment and another that helps minimize human labour on farms, the media reported. View More..

Professionals in Delhi, Bengaluru expect less hikes

    Updated On : Apr 10,2019   7:14 pm
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Professionals working in Mumbai, Pune and Chennai are looking for higher pay hikes in the bracket of 20 per cent and above, compared to Delhi-NCR and Bengaluru where employees expect hikes between 0-10 per cent, a survey by leading job portal Shine.com said on Wednesday. View More..

High energy supercapacitors developed at IIT Mandi

    Updated On : Apr 10,2019   5:18 pm
Mandi, April 10 (IANS) Researchers, Associate Professor Viswanath Balakrishnan and his research scholar Piyush Avasthi, at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi, have developed aligned carbon nanotube-based electrodes that could be used in high energy supercapacitors. View More..

Indo-German partnership fosters research on big data

    Updated On : Apr 10,2019   5:12 pm
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) In a bid to promote the use of big data methods in biological applications, six Indian institutes of higher education on Wednesday established the first joint Indo-German research training group (RTG). View More..

Class 11 pass percentage in Delhi highest in 8 years

    Updated On : Apr 10,2019   4:38 pm
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Wednesday said the pass percentage of Class 11 students in Delhi government schools has touched 80 per cent, the highest in the last eight years. View More..

Hyderabad pips Mumbai in wooing talent: LinkedIn

    Updated On : Apr 10,2019   4:32 pm
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Hyderabad has replaced Mumbai to join the top three cities when it comes to attracting talent -- Delhi-NCR and Bengaluru being the other two, respectively -- while software engineering and business management skills are the most sought-after in the country, a LinkedIn report said on Wednesday. View More..

US actress hit with more charges in college admissions scam

    Updated On : Apr 10,2019   3:42 am
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Actress Lori Loughlin and 15 other wealthy parents now face an additional charge of money laundering as part of the growing college admissions scandal. View More..

Madras HC orders toll free number to report harassment

    Updated On : Apr 09,2019   6:34 pm
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the Tamil Nadu government to set up an exclusive toll free number to enable students report sexual harassment. View More..

Rehana first woman from Poonch to clear civil service exam

    Updated On : Apr 09,2019   6:24 pm
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) Rehana Bashir, who hails from a remote area in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, has become the first woman from the district to crack the coveted civil service exams. View More..