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Gujarat government to ban sale of junk food in and around schools

To promote healthy food eating habits among children, a ban has to be imposed on the sale and advertising of food with high fat, sugar and salt in school canteens as well as in the 50-meter area around schools.

JNU protests: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal stuck inside auditorium for 3 hours

Hundreds of students protested outside the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) auditorium today where 'Nishank' along with Vice President Venkaiah Naidu had gone to attend the third convocation ceremony of JNU. The auditorium is around 3 km away from JNU.

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New education policy will be India-centric: HRD minister

The NEP covers elementary to college education and the first was promulgated in 1968 by the government of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi and the second by then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1986

Assessment in school education to be transformed by 2022, NCERT to develop guidelines soon: HRD

The HRD Ministry has proposed in the final draft of NEP that to eliminate the "high stakes" aspect of board exams, all students will be allowed to take board exams on up to two occasions during any given school year and the examination be made "easier"

HRD to release coffee table book on 90 years of CBSE

The book which will be released on Friday by Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' also has a mention of the schools which have completed over 100 years

Board exams to be made easier, stress on core capacities: Draft NEP

The draft, given a final shape by the HRD Ministry, will now be placed before the Union Cabinet for approval. But, according to ministry officials, there could be “minor last-minute edits”

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State education boards to be regulated by national body: Draft NEP

As per the final draft, the board exams will also be made "easier". The draft, given a final shape by the HRD Ministry, will now be placed before the Union Cabinet for approval

Ask students to wear khadi for convocation, special occasions: UGC to varsities

"The use of Khadi and other handlooms will not only give a sense of pride of being Indian but also be more comfortable in hot and humid weather," the UGC said.

Prime Minister Research Fellowship applications open: Check how to apply, eligibility and stipend details

In addition to the stipend, a research grant of Rs 2 lakh per year each will be provided for a period of five years to cover their academic contingency expenses and for foreign/national travel expenses.

HRD Minister to lay foundation stone of 6 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

The new Kendriya Vidyalayas will come up in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Odisha, Telangana.

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Strict action will be taken: Rajnath on JNU issue

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Speaking about an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that whatever happened at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was inappropriate. He said strict action will be taken against the anti-national elements. He added that if anyone raises anti-India slogans and tries to raise question on nation's unity and integrity, they would not be spared. Union Minister for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Smriti Irani also echoed similar sentiments, saying that academic institutions have the responsibility of following principles and thereby it should be kept in mind that institutions are respected. She added, “Nation can never tolerate any insult to Mother India:”

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