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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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BJP continues to protest over Telangana exam goof-up

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   1:00 pm
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) Demanding state Education Minister Jagdish Reddy's resignation over the Intermediate examination results goof-up, BJP workers on Tuesday tried to lay siege to the official residence of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao here. View More..

France to now recognise four Indian academic qualifications

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   6:44 pm
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Four Indian academic qualifications -- Senior School Certificate (SSC), Bachelor's and Master's degrees and PhDs - from government-approved institutions will now be recognized by the French government with effect from May 1. View More..

Student who criticized Xi seeks residence in Taiwan

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   6:20 pm
Taipei, April 29 (IANS) A Chinese student in Taiwan who criticized Chinese President Xi Jinping during a live Internet broadcast applied for long-term residence on the island on Monday amid a possible backlash if he returns to his homeland. View More..

Telangana teacher sacked for giving '0' marks instead of 99

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   4:28 pm
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) This is the most glaring and classic example of the scale of goof-up in Telangana Board of Intermediate examinations with a student getting '0' marks instead of '99'in a subject. View More..

Protest intensifies in Telangana over exam goof-up

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   2:26 pm
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) Telangana Police arrested scores of opposition leaders and workers across the state as the protests over the massive bungling in Intermediate examination results intensified on Monday. View More..

Telangana teacher sacked for giving '0' marks instead of 99

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   1:04 am
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) Telangana Board of Intermediate, which is at the centre of a row over goof-up in declaring results of Intermediate examination, suspended a teacher and imposed fine on another for giving a student '0' marks instead of '99' on Sunday. View More..

Telangana Intermediate Board postpones supplementary exams

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   8:04 pm
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) The Telangana Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) has postponed Advanced Supplementary Exams from May 16 to May 25, it was announced on Sunday. View More..

Youth must shoulder greater responsibility: Naidu

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   3:12 pm
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the youth must shoulder greater social responsibility of exercising judgement while looking at social issues. View More..

Indian teen in Dubai gets acceptance from 7 US varsities

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   12:26 pm
Dubai, April 28 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian teen has been offered acceptance letters from seven prominent US-based universities, including Ivy League schools such as Dartmouth College and the University of Pennsylvania, the media reported on Sunday. View More..

Two youth arrested for burning school in Manipur

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   8:08 pm
Imphal, April 27 (IANS) Two youths have been arrested for burning down on Thursday a private secondary school, located in Manipur's Chandel district, run by Catholic Missionaries, the police said on Saturday. View More..

Another Telangana student ends life, toll 20

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   4:00 pm
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Another Intermediate student committed suicide in Telangana on Saturday, taking the toll to 20 since the Board of Intermediate Education last week announced the results, which were marred by goof-ups. View More..

Govt acts against underground fuel storage in south Delhi school

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   11:00 pm
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Delhi government has filed an FIR and ordered a probe involving a private school in Greater Kailash-II here after an underground fuel storage-cum-pumping station was found in the basement of the school with diesel storage of 2,500 litres. View More..

NHRC notice to Telangana over student suicides

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   10:14 pm
Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notice to Telangana government, seeking a detailed report on the goof-ups by the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) resulting in failure of about three lakh students and suicide by 18. View More..

18 young Indian scientists in Google contest

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   6:52 pm
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Google on Friday selected 18 young scientists from India who will compete in the 2019 Google Science Fair contest for the winning prize of $50,000 and other rewards. View More..

US measles outbreak triggers quarantine at varsities

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   9:08 am
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Nearly 300 students and employees at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantined after possible exposure to measles, the schools said. View More..

AAP promises 85% quota in college admissions, jobs

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   9:04 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday promised 85 per cent reservation for residents of Delhi in college admission and jobs, in its 2019 Lok Sabha poll manifesto, which focuses on full statehood demand of the party. View More..

3 held for impersonating as Microsoft officials

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   8:58 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The police have arrested three youths, including two graduates, for impersonating as authorized representatives of Microsoft Corporation and extorting money from scores of schools here, a police officer said on Thursday. View More..

Telangana opposition seeks probe in Intermediate fiasco

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   7:40 pm
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) Opposition parties in Telangana on Thursday urged Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to order a probe by a judge of the High Court into alleged irregularities in declaration of the Intermediate exam results. View More..

19 Telangana students commit suicide in one week

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   4:42 pm
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) Nineteen students have committed suicide in Telangana during last one week over the failure in the Intermediate examinations, according to media reports. View More..

Kashmir Valley NEET aspirants alloted four more centres

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   1:52 pm
Srinagar, April 25 (IANS) To accommodate all the 9,250 aspirants from the Kashmir Valley for this year's National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exams, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has allotted four additional centres in the region, officials said on Thursday. View More..