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Thursday, August 05, 2021



What India@75 needs: Education and skills, rather than freebies

August 02, 2021 8:54 am

Ashok Gulati writes: If India has been so successful in reducing poverty and improving food availability, why does it have to give almost free food to more than 800 million people under the National Food security Act?

Who are the Taliban - Part 2: Will there be changes on the ground?

July 30, 2021 8:41 am

On the surface, several Taliban officials have indicated a willingness to moderate their position on matters such as education. But how the Taliban will govern will likely depend on the degree of resistance they face from the Afghan people.

Why play is an integral part of a child’s early years

July 28, 2021 11:28 am

Play-based learning stimulates brain development through various hands-on activities, which render freedom to a child to imagine, explore, experience, create and most importantly make errors.

Online applications open for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana research fellowship

July 13, 2021 5:51 pm

After screening students based on the aptitude test, shortlisted students are called for the final round which is the interview. To make it to the fellowship, marks obtained in the aptitude test and the interview is considered.

Over 47,000 private schools in Madhya Pradesh suspend online classes

July 12, 2021 4:01 pm

"We suspended online classes indefinitely from today after failing to get a positive response from the state government," said Ajeet Singh, president of the MP Private School Association, an umbrella body of about 45,000 schools affiliated to the MPBSE.

In year of mass promotion amid pandemic, 5.5 lakh repeater candidates register for exams in Gujarat

June 27, 2021 4:47 am

For Class 10, another nearly 300 repeater candidates are from the decade 1990-99 and nearly 2,000 from 2000-2009.

Depriving students of education in Mumbai: NMMC recommends cancellation of recognition of 5 private schools

June 27, 2021 1:53 am

Civic officials said that NMMC's education department had received several complaints from parents who have not paid fees in these schools.

Now, Vedantu guarantees academic growth, with zero stress for parents 

June 24, 2021 3:20 pm

In a path-breaking initiative in the EdTech space, Vedantu promises that if there is no improvement within a year, it will return the course fee, no questions asked.

Delhi: No admissions to class VI in Rajkiya Pratibha Vidyalayas

June 20, 2021 6:29 pm

While registration for admission to Delhi government schools is currently ongoing, there has been no notification for RPVV admissions.

Pune campus watch, June 16, 2021: Counselling webinar for SSC, HSC students from today

June 16, 2021 12:07 pm

As June 15th, the Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production and Curriculum Research (Balbharati), which is responsible for printing of textbooks, finally put out a notification that textbooks for students from Class 1 to 12 are now available across all nine regional depots of the body.


Teachers take on new challenges as another academic year begins amid pandemic

June 18, 2021 9:51 pm

Educational institutions had been closed from March 2020 as a nationwide lockdown was imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


New 10% reservation to be implemented from next academic year, says HRD minister

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the government will implement the 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in the general category across all higher education institutions and universities from July 2019.

New 10% reservation to be implemented from next academic year, says HRD minister

January 16, 2019 5:55 pm

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the government will implement the 10% quota for EWS in the general category across all higher education institutions from July 2019. He said it would not affect existing reservations for candidates.

Number of Indian students in the US doubled since 2012-13: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A study by the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange shows that the number of Indian students in the US has doubled in the last five years.

What is stopping women in India from accessing mobile phone: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Apart from economic constraints, social barriers like the level of education, marital status and the lack of empowerment prevent women’s access to mobile technology in India, suggests a study by the Harvard Kennedy School.

Gender gap in higher education is reducing: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

As more eligible Indians (18-23 years of age) sign up for higher education, it is important to note that the gender gap is also closing. A look at the Gross Enrolment Ratio in today’s #NewsInNumbers.

Vedic Heritage and Modern Education based on the principles of Arya Samaj.

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Arya Kanya Gurukul in New Rajendra Nagar, New Delhi is taking a step towards a brighter future for young girls. The Gurukul with nearly 150 students is helping imbibe values that will enable then to be the custodians of India's rich heritage.

Why the Maratha agitation keeps coming back

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

The Marathas, a third of the population of Maharashtra, began to agitate for their demands a little less than two years ago. While the current phase of renewed protests ended, the agitation is far from over.

What the Jio institute is expected to earn in its first year: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Reliance’s Jio institute, recently declared an ‘Institute of Eminence,’ puts it at par with the likes of IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay, IISc and BITS . Here's a look at its earnings projection in today's News in Numbers. See more:

Education should be used as tool for character building: Rajnath Singh

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Addressing a convocation ceremony of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the purpose of education is not only to gain knowledge, but also to culturally groom oneself. He asserted that students should learn from Swami Vivekananda, who said that “character makes a man”.