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EDUCATION NEWS

Not just JNU: How India's public universities becoming costlier hurts the most vulnerable

December 01, 2019 3:16 pm

The inequality in India’s education system gets a shot at redemption in the country’s public universities, which give students from different backgrounds a window to a more democratic future. As proposals of fee hike meet with protests, a look at how access to subsidised higher education has fuelled dreams and opened up opportunities for the disadvantaged

BJP has been effective in transmitting its version of Indian history to next generation of learners

November 16, 2019 11:58 am

Will the Congress government re-rewrite the history textbooks of Rajasthan, or is the Hindu nationalist version bound to prevail? And if one more version of India’s history is produced, in the context of the political narrative in India today, will it have any impact on the next generation of learners?

The Gift of Choice: Why I homeschool my children

October 06, 2019 10:04 am

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

September 27, 2019 7:30 am

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

August 26, 2019 5:25 pm

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

August 18, 2019 9:08 am

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

August 14, 2019 6:44 am

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

July 28, 2019 4:46 pm

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

July 28, 2019 12:53 pm

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

July 14, 2019 9:23 pm

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.

EDUCATION VIDEOS

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

January 16, 2019 6:40 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

November 15, 2018 9:07 am

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

September 12, 2018 2:39 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

August 06, 2018 3:08 am

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.

July 30, 2018 10:42 am

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

July 28, 2018 5:20 am

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

July 19, 2018 1:23 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: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

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”.