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Why UP government took U-turn on mobile ban in colleges
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Within hours of banning mobile phones in colleges and universities, the Uttar Pradesh government has taken a u-turn.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
No school will be shut, assures Delhi Education Minister
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said his government believes in opening schools and not shutting them as he met representatives of non-recognised private schools here and assured them that the Municipal Corporation will not be allowed to close any school in the national capital.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Adolescent girls in 4 Delhi schools gain from Dutch project
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The 'Go Girls Go' pilot project being funded by The Netherlands government in four Delhi government schools is helping adolescent girls in the schools complete their education and empower them as change makers.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian-origin prof shares Economics Nobel for poverty research (2nd Lead, changing dateline)
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Abhijit Banerjee has been awarded the Economics Nobel Prize along with his wife Esther Duflo and another US academic, for their research on how to alleviate poverty that has helped eduction of the poor in India and also revolutionised the field of development economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS) announced on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Education,Politics
Delhi cabinet nod for new skill, entrepreneurship university
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Delhi Cabinet on Monday gave its approval for a new skill and entrepreneurship development university with an initial capacity of 50,000 students.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Expulsion of six varsity students who wrote to PM revoked
Mumbai/Wardha, Oct 13 (IANS) After a furore, the central Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya in Wardha backtracked on Sunday and revoked its expulsion orders on six backward class research scholars.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana extends holidays for schools in view of RTC strike
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The government of Telangana on Saturday extended till October 19 Dasara holidays for the educational institutions in view of the ongoing indefinite strike by the employees of state-run Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC).
2019-10-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Two Delhi colleges design energy efficient vehicles
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) In a bid to invent energy efficient, less polluting and advanced vehicle for the future, students from two colleges in Delhi-NCR, will be participating in 'Make the Future Live India' which is to be held at the Shell Technology Centre, Bengaluru (STCB) between November 19 - 22, 2019.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
More than a month after AIIMS entrance test, 9 seats still vacant
Bhopal, Oct 9 (IANS) All India Institute of Medical Sciences MBBS exam, the country's most prestigious medical entrance exam, every seat in which sees cut throat competition from among the most meritorious applicants, this year has nine seats vacant despite the admission process having concluded August 31, 2019.
2019-10-09
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Education
More MNCs recruit AMU students
Aligarh, Oct 4 (IANS) Top multinational companies, including Emirates Airlines, EFS Technologies, National Institute of Smart Government, Ango Zara International, Jara Technologies, Hexa View, JK Technologies, Acxiom Consulting and Piramal Education Foundation, among others, have hired 150 Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students pursing various courses in a campus placement drive organised by the Training and Placement Office-General.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Students demand rollback of M.Tech fee hike in IITs
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Demanding a rollback of the fee hike, IIT aspirants on Friday held a protest at Jantar Mantar here to protest against the 900 per cent hike in fees for M.Tech courses announced by the council of IITs last week.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Jitender Singh faces protests at JNU
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) After Union Minister Babul Supriyo was heckled by a section of students at the Jadavpur University, this time Union Minister Jitender Singh faced protests by the Left-backed student leaders at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
2019-10-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Stalin demands CBI probe into NEET proxy hiring case
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Thursday demanded a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the hiring of proxies to write the medical entrance exam - National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
2019-10-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Gandhi's bronze statue unveiled in Bengaluru varsity
Bengaluru, Oct 2 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday unveiled an eight-foot tall and 40-inch wide bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the deemed private-run PES University to mark his 150th year.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
BCI plans protest against Higher Education Commission
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) here on Wednesday decided to hold a protest rally in November against the Centre's decision to take away the BCI's power to regulate legal education, and the Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of University Grants Commission) Bill 2019.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
95% schools have girls toilet: SEQI
New Delhi Oct 2 (IANS) As many as 95 per cent schools across 32 states and Union Territories have girls toilets, according to the School Education Quality Index (SEQI) developed by the NITI Aayog.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
PM seeks ideas from IITians for speech at IIT Madras
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is going to attend the convocation ceremony of IIT Madras in Chennai on Monday, has asked IITians and IIT alumni to share their ideas for his speech.
2019-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
NIT Srinagar to reopen from October 15
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, will reopen on October 15 after remaining closed for a period of 74 days, the union HRD ministry announced on Friday.
2019-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Dhankhar meets JU officials, Bengal government disapproves
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) A week after the Jadavpur University disturbances when Union Minister Babul Supriyo was manhandled and detained for hours at the campus, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday met top varsity officials and discussed matters pertaining to the institution.
2019-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Schools closed in Lucknow following heavy rains
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) All schools up to Class XII in Lucknow will remain closed on Friday due to heavy and incessant rains that have been lashing the state capital since the past three days.
2019-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
DRDO inks pact to set up research centre in Jammu
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Thursday entered an MoU with the Central University of Jammu to establish a new centre for science and technology in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Science/Tech,Technology
If Art 370 can go, why can't exam rules change: CA hopefuls
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The busy ITO crossing here has been witnessing a greater crowds since Monday as chartered accountant (CA) aspirants have taken to the streets, demanding amendments in the exam regulations to add re-checking.
2019-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
17 school students suspended for shouting 'Jai Shri Ram'
Ranchi, Sep 25 (IANS) A church-run school in Jharkhand's steel city Jamshedpur has suspended 17 students for allegedly shouting 'Jai Shri Ram' in the school, drawing protests from Hindu-right wing groups on Wednesday.
2019-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Politics
Reliance Capital stake sale to Nippon Life by month-end
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Reliance Capital's stake sale to Nippon Life will be completed by the end of this month, said Sundeep Sikka, CEO of Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Company (RNAM), at its annual general meeting on Monday.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Education
Schools use boats to distribute exam papers in Tripura
Agartala, Sep 23 (IANS) Boats and indigenous ferries were pressed into service to distribute question papers in many schools in remote areas in Tripura.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education
Women's colleges in MP to have police posts
Bhopal, Sep 22 (IANS) Police posts will come up at women's colleges across Madhya Pradesh to ensure the safety of students and teachers, it was announced on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Education,Defence/Security
Delhi govt plans online portal for scholarship scheme
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After extending the benefits of the Jay Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana to all students, the Delhi government is planning to launch an online portal for it.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Jindal Global University bags IoE status
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has been recognised as the 'Institution of Eminence' (IoE) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Second edition of teachers training programmes unveiled
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has launched the 2019 edition of the two national teachers training programmes the Leadership for Academics Programme (LEAP) 2019 and the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) 2019.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
India to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In a unique capacity building initiative, India on Monday launched 1,000 PhD fellowships that could be taken up at the IITs, for the students from ASEAN countries.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Education
British Library ad triggers Twitter storm over 'comma'
London, Sep 14 (IANS) The British Library's advertisement outside its building has triggered a debate over the use of 'comma' on social media. It reads: "Shops. Caf├ęs. The whole wealth of human knowledge, endeavour and experience to date. Events. Exhibitions."
2019-09-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Sex offender Epstein gave $9 mn to Harvard University
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Harvard University received nearly $9 million in donations from the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein before his 2008 guilty plea to crimes involving girls and young women, the institution's president Lawrence Bacow has said.
2019-09-14
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
JNUSU poll panel seeks to submit election results to Dean
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union Election Committee on Sunday said it has sought an appointment with the Dean of Students to formally submit the final poll results in sealed envelope.
2019-09-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Left Unity takes early lead in JNUSU polls
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Left Unity was leading on all major seats for the JNU Students Union polls as per initial trends.
2019-09-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
MP cop-teacher: A man with a plan
Damoh (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 7 (IANS/ 101Reporters) As you walk through the classrooms of the Government Higher Secondary School in Kumhari in Madhya Pradesh, it is hard to miss this person teaching in khaki. As schools across the country are looking for innovative methods to educate the students, this school in Damoh district has the local Station House Officer (SHO) as a visiting faculty member.
2019-09-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Education
JNUSU polls held, HC stays declaration of results
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), seen as a traditional left bastion, went to polls on Friday to elect its students union with two women in the fray for the top post. However, the Delhi High Court has stayed declaration of the results, which were expected on September 8 till it hears the matter later this month.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IBM, NASSCOM Foundation to train 2,500 students in emerging tech
Bengaluru, Sep 6 (IANS) Tech giant IBM and NASSCOM Foundation on Friday announced to launch a new programme where 2,500 students from 23 non-technical institutions will be skilled in new-age technologies like data science, Cloud computing and Blockchain.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Education
CII Telangana to train 5,000 teachers in IT skills
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Telangana, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Telangana Department of School Education to train 5,000 government teachers in basic IT skills.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Teachers take to streets in Patna on Teachers' Day
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) On Teachers' Day, thousands of contractual teachers descended on the streets with their demand of 'equal work, equal pay' and raising slogans against the Nitish Kumar government here on Thursday.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education
Kovind greets teachers on eve of Teachers' Day
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday greeted teachers across the country on the eve of Teachers Day, noting that teachers play a significant role in the lives of students.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Number of British students in India to double by March 2021
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a move that will provide a thrust to higher education initiatives in India, a bilateral programme with the UK aims to double the number of British students in the country by March 2021.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Chinmayanand case: SC allows girl to change college
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the law student, who made sexual harassment allegations against former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand, to take admission in another university.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Twitterati back thrashed Amity students, seek justice
Noida, Sep 3 (IANS) Twitteratis came out in full support of two Amity University students -- Harsh Yadav and Madhav Chaudhary -- who were thrashed by a group of 15-20 students last week. #JusticeforHarsh and #Justiceformadhav have been trending in the top 10 on Twitter since Tuesday morning.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Tribal MP village paints sorry picture of apathy
Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 3 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Article 21A of the Indian Constitution mandates that all children between the age of six and fourteen be provided with free and compulsory education. However, in Kheda Buj village in Madhya Pradeshs Neemuch district, children of about 50 tribal families are being denied this fundamental right for four years.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
JNU professors asked to submit CVs, varsity cites rules
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice-Chancellor Asis Datta along with 10 other emeritus professors have been asked by the JNU administration to submit their CVs for review of their work, with the varsity saying it is only following its ordinance "in letter and spirit" in the appointment of emeritus professors.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Thapar row: Govt denies move to axe any professor emeritus
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has asked notable historian Romila Thapar to submit her bio-data so that the varsity can check and decide if she could continue as professor emerita in the institution.
2019-09-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
DU law students protest police assault on fellow student
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Students of Delhi University's Law Faculty gathered outside the Adarsh Nagar Police station after it a fellow student alleged that he was abused and assaulted by police there.
2019-09-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Class 1 student booked for attempt to rape classmate
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) A Class 1 boy student of a government school in Haryana's Sirsa town has had a case registered against him for attempting to rape his classmate, police said on Sunday.
2019-09-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Raj teacher books chopper to return home after retirement
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A school teacher in Rajasthan is all set to fly back to his home from work in a helicopter on his retirement day on Saturday.
2019-08-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Student union polls likely in MP after 15 years
Bhopal, Aug 30 (IANS) After a gap of over 15 years, Madhya Pradesh is likely to witness student union polls in September-October. The Kamal Nath-led state government is keen to hold the polls in around 1,300 universities across the state.
2019-08-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Education,Politics