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Two control rooms, police pickets to tackle ragging, harassment in DU
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Two joint control rooms, one each in North and South Campus, from July 20 to July 27 will now make sure that the anti-ragging and anti-harassment measures in Delhi University are implemented strictly.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Palaniswami for special House session on NEET issue
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said, here on Wednesday, a special session of the Assembly could be convened to pass bills to exempt Tamil Nadu from the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Try 'BODMAS' method to solve this viral math equation
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) If you are baffled by a viral mathematical equation that has taken the social media platforms by storm, you do not actually need to go too far but to check it with your Maths teacher at school.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Science/Tech
Try 'BODMAS' method to solve this viral math equation
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) If you are baffled by a viral mathematical equation that has taken the social media platforms by storm, you do not actually need to go too far but to check it with your Maths teacher at school.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Education
Is Bihar Governor a puppet, asks civil service exam paper
Patna, July 15 (IANS) A question in a paper of the ongoing main examination of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has sparked off a controversy, after it sought to know from the civil service aspirants if the state Governor was "merely a puppet".
2019-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Politics
DUTA opposes EWS quota in faculty recruitment
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Opposing the "hasty" implementation of the EWS (economically weaker section) quota in recruitment of teaching staff, which they say would result in displacement of ad hoc teachers, scores of Delhi University teachers staged a protest at the Vice Chancellor's office, here on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Victory Flame makes first halt at Jindal University
Sonipat (Haryana), July 15 (IANS) The relay of Indian Army's Victory Flame, lighted in New Delhi to mark the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, on Monday made its first halt at the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) here.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Defence/Security,Education
1,069 posts vacant at Allahabad University: HRD Minister
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) As many as 1,069 posts are vacant at the Allahabad University, the Parliament was informed on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
UrbanClap partners NSDC to train, certify professionals
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In a bid to boost efforts to mobilize, train and certify service professionals, Gurugram-based home services startup UrbanClap on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Technology
Won't support SFI members involved in stabbing of Kerala student: CPI-M
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Kerala CPI-M secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Sunday said his party will not support the eight SFI members involved in the stabbing of Akhil, a student at a Thiruvananthapuram college.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Politics
India's higher education student-teacher ratio lower than Brazil, China
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India trails behind several countries including Brazil and China in terms of student-teacher ratio in higher education segment, a government report has revealed. The 24:1 ratio of India is lower than 19:1 in Brazil and China.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Rage against SFI continues over Kerala varsity student's stabbing
Thiruvananthapuram, July 13 (IANS) The Student Federation of India, the student wing of Kerala's ruling CPI-M, is facing a huge public backlash after office-bearers of its unit at the famed University College here stabbed and seriously injured three students.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
SP's Azam Khan faces arrest in land grabbing, torture case
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) More than two dozen poor farmers were illegally detained and tortured for several days before their lands were "forcibly grabbed" by senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and MP Azam Khan in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, the police said on Saturday.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
Central status urged for Ambedkar University in Agra
Agra, July 13 (IANS) S.P. Singh Baghael, member of Parliament from Agra, has demanded central status for Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, set up in Agra in 1927. It was earlier known as Agra University.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Anxiety, OCD in kids may lead to suicidal thoughts
Madrid, July 12 (IANS) Parents, take note. Depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) are the main reasons why children think about suicide, warn researchers.
2019-07-12
Category: International, Spain,Education,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Teachers take selfies to mark attendance in UP school
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), July 10 (IANS) Teachers in all government schools in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district have been asked to send their selfies in front of their classrooms to mark their attendence.
2019-07-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Librarian beats up student for wearing shoes, arrested
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) A school librarian was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly beating a Class 8 student for wearing shoes to the school library, police said.
2019-07-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Smart India Hackathon 2019 hardware edition kicks off IIT-Kgp
Kharagpur, July 8 (IANS) Fourteen teams from seven states are participating in the week-long hardware edition of Smart India Hackathon 2019 that started at the IIT here on Monday.
2019-07-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Technology
DU releases third cut-off, Commerce courses still up for grabs
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Delhi University on Monday night released its third cut-off list for undergraduate courses with Commerce courses still up for grabs.
2019-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Haryana school students start sit-ups to sharpen brain
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) A government school in Haryana on Monday started a brain-teaser exercise on a pilot basis at the morning prayer session in which the students will do 14 sit-ups everyday.
2019-07-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
KCR shut 4,000 government schools: Congress
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Congress on Monday said the K. Chandrashekar Rao government in Telangana has shut down 4,000 state-run schools while 2,000 schools were to face closure.
2019-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
68 child beggars in Uttarakhand sent to schools
Dehradun, July 6 (IANS) After two months of "Operation Mukti", the child begging has "almost stopped" in Uttarakhand due to this social initiative launched by the state police, police officials said.
2019-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
UNSW, Sydney to help Pune become a 'smart and accessible city'
Pune, July 6 (IANS) In a bid to plan a "smart and accessible city", the Pune Smart City Development Corporation Ltd. (PSCDCL) has partnered with University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney that would help the city fulfil its digital innovation agenda with big-data analytics.
2019-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Technology
Commerce courses lose shine, Arts become front runner
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Once considered as top-notch courses in Delhi University, B.Com Honours and B.A. Economics Honours, are finding hard to attract admissions. Top colleges like Hindu, Lady Shri Ram, Miranda House, Ramjas and Kirori Mal have witnessed less takers for the Commerce course while the Arts courses like B.A. in English, Political Science and History have witnessed a rise.
2019-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Second DU cut-off: Political Science, English admissions close
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In the second cut-off list released on Wednesday night, most colleges of Delhi University closed admissions for the two most popular courses - B.A. (Honours) in Political Science and English.
2019-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Delhi World Public School to set up campus in Himachal
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) Delhi World Public School will set up its campus in Himachal Pradesh, it announced on Wednesday.
2019-07-03
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education
Delhi HC to hear plea against marks cut in stream change
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will on Friday hear a plea challenging Delhi University's mandatory deduction of 2.5 per cent mstks in case a student change stream while seeking admission.
2019-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gujarat hikes education outlay, 10,000 virtual classrooms planned
Ahmedabad, July 3 (IANS) The Gujarat government plans to create as many as 10,000 virtual classrooms in its schools among a slew of measures to upgrade information technology-based education, as part of highest-ever allocation of over Rs 30,000 crore for the sector.
2019-07-03
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Business/Economy,Education,Politics
Delhi postpones remedial lessons for class 10, 12 students
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi government on Wednesday postponed remedial classes for students of class 10 and 12 until further notice, due to the hot weather in the city.
2019-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
UGC launches new scheme to support socially relevant projects
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In a bid to support socially relevant projects, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved the Scheme for Trans-Disciplinary Research for India's Developing Economy (STRIDE).
2019-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Delhi extends summer break for students up to class VIII
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Delhi government on Sunday extended till July 8 the summer break for students up to class VIII due to the hot weather.
2019-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Sisodia challenges Nadda to compare BJP education model with Kejriwal's
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday "challenged" BJP Working President J.P. Nadda to compare the top 10 government schools under the BJP's education model with that of the Arvind Kejriwal government.
2019-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
High cut-offs but top Delhi colleges still see huge enrollment
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The first two days of admission into the Delhi University have seen scores of students getting into their dream college even after the high cut-off levels, as colleges made a large number of enrollments into some popular courses.
2019-06-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Congress to form Vedic Shiksha and Sanskar Board in Rajasthan
Jaipur, June 28 (IANS) The Congress government in Rajasthan would form a Vedic Shiksha and Sanskar Board in Rajasthan to revive the knowledge of ancient Sanskrit scriptures to ensure that the future generation assimilates the country's glorious traditions, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said here on Friday.
2019-06-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Journalism student? Start your own company, advise researchers
New York, June 28 (IANS) As newspapers shut down, media outlets consolidate and social networking platforms become the primary source of news, journalism students must look beyond traditional print or TV jobs and aim to become entrepreneurs to start their own ventures like websites or PR firms, reveals a significant study.
2019-06-28
Category: International, United States,Education,Media
Himachal contemplates dress code for government school teachers
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh authorities have issued a directive to all teachers in government schools to avoid wearing fashionable clothes while on duty to "check incidents of sexual abuse".
2019-06-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education
Few takers, Lucknow varsity may end 5 PG courses
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) Finding no takers, the Lucknow University may discontinue five post-graduate courses from the new academic session.
2019-06-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
JGU partners with UNESCO for first World Youth Conference on kindness
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) and Delhi-based UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) will jointly organise the first World Youth Conference on kindness from August 20-23 to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
2019-06-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Bombay HC upholds Maratha reservations, but lowers quota
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld the validity of reservations in education and government jobs granted to the Maratha community under the Socially and Educationally Backward Class category, but reduced the quantum from 16 per cent.
2019-06-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
GSK Pharma, RCB launch 'Trust in Science Programme'
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pharma major GSK Pharmaceuticals and government's Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) on Wednesday launched a joint initiative -- Trust in Science Programme -- to develop doctoral programs in the fields of biostatistics and bioinformatics.
2019-06-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Meet the young guns who cracked the civil services test
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) being one of the most challenging competitive tests in the country, cracking it is not an easy task. Many candidates spend years preparing to clear it.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Calcutta University adopts online entrance test for PG courses
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Calcutta University on Monday opted for the online entrance examination for all Post Graduation (PG) courses.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
World-class varsities' leaders welcome JGU to QS Global Rankings
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Top academics across the world have welcomed the entry of O.P. Jindal Global University into the top 1,000 ranks in the 2020 edition of the QS World University Rankings.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SC dismisses plea against Maratha quota in PG courses
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea challenging the validity of Maharashtra government's ordinance granting 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in admission to post-graduate medical and dental courses in the current academic year.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
No CBSE fee for Delhi government students: Sisodia
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi government on Saturday announced the students from government schools will not have to pay any fees to the Central Board of Secondary Education.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Odisha to close down schools having less than 10 students
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday decided to shut down 966 schools across the state that have less than 10 students each.
2019-06-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education
Smriti condemns bullying of her daughter with strong message
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Union Cabinet Minister Smriti Irani has expressed anguish over attempted bullying of her daughter. Condemning bullying, she wrote a post on Instagram of her daughter on Friday attaching a selfie of her daughter. Smriti strongly claimed on the post: "She is Zoish Irani and I am proud to be her mom."
2019-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
SC's no to extend counselling in PG medical, dental courses
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition by a society of deemed universities seeking direction to extend the deadline of May 31 to fill up 603 vacant seats in Post Graduate (PG) medical and dental courses across the country.
2019-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Army school named after Kashmiri Ashoka Chakra awardee
Srinagar, June 20 (IANS) An army goodwill school in the Kashmir Valley was on Thursday named after Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, who was posthumously awarded the Ashoka Chakra, the country's highest peacetime military award.
2019-06-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Education
Three Indian varsities among top 200 globally
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Three Indian universities -- IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi and Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc) -- have found a place among the top 200 in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, which were declared in London on Wednesday.
2019-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education