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The Gift of Choice: Why I homeschool my children

If a child questions, he is termed a rebel; if a citizen questions the government, he’s called an anti-national.

We are perfect the way we are, we just don't realise it: Nivetha Thomas

She talks about her life in Chennai, her roots in Kerala, and the cultural integration that makes her call any place home.


Tamil Nadu: Govt launches education channel for school students

Kalvi Tholaikkaatchi is an initiative by the State to broadcast educational programmes for government school students across the State every day.

Smart irrigation to collision-avoiding car: Top creations from a young innovators' meet

Smart Robo Car, Juvenile Tracking System, have a look at these innovations by the students

Odisha gives priority to Maths, English, Science: Extra time in schools

Speaking to reporters, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said the decision was taken after reviewing the performance of students in these subjects.

Delhi govt asks schools to allow random checking by police around schools

The schools have also been asked to submit a report in this regard regarding the presence of police personnel or police van.


Education is most important for upholding human rights, says Shashi Tharoor

About the education system in India, Tharoor, who was a former minister of state for human resource development, said "we are suffering from the systemic problem of skill mismatch between qualifications and jobs undertaken".

Uttarakhand: Govt college library keeps outdated editions, students erupt in protest

The agitating students also alleged that while the college was giving admission to thousands of students every year, the number of books available to them is a meager number.

Awards to promote, revivify school libraries

The Bandana Sen Library Awards will be given to librarians and heads from schools across the country for excellence in best practices in nurturing learning environments.

Tamil Nadu govt to give students free shoes, socks from next year

As part of the decision to upgrade the scheme, announced on Monday, the government has allocated an additional Rs 10.2 crore, according to a statement.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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 Is Not A Business: Supreme Court

Underlining that education is a “not a business” but a “noble activity” aimed at empowering people, a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court Monday ruled that the State is authorised in law to regulate admission, fix fee as well as lay down any other regulatory mechanism that promotes merit and curbs commercialisation in institutions of […]

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

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”.