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Odisha MP Achyuta Samanta aspires to set up free educational institutes across ...

Odisha MP Achyuta Samanta, during his interaction with media on Saturday night, said institutes, such as the one founded by him, could go a long way in fighting poverty, as many talented children fail to complete their education for want of money.

17 Nov 2019 4:51 pm
Uttarakhand government starts virtual classroom to mitigate teacher shortage

Around 190,000 students, especially those from remote areas, will receive its benefit.

17 Nov 2019 4:22 pm
Higher education institutes must create opportunities for youth, says J-K Lt Go...

While addressing the North Zone Vice Chancellors Meet organised at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Murmu said the institutions must exploit and create opportunities for the youth of the country.

17 Nov 2019 4:22 pm
Mahatma Gandhi booklet row: Odisha government terms it an inadvertent mistake

School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash came out with the government response to the controversy in the state Assembly following a direction from Speaker S N Patro in this regard on Friday.

17 Nov 2019 4:14 pm
74% parents in Delhi-NCR want annual scheduled “smog break” in schools, says Su...

The survey with nearly 10,000 respondents from Delhi and NCR region has also found that parents want that leaves of the smog break could be compensated with reduction of leaves from the summer, winter and spring breaks combined to ensure the study calendar is not affected.

17 Nov 2019 2:22 pm
UGC asks varsities, to promote book on Swachh Bharat

The book, titled The Swachh Bharat Revolution, has been compiled by Jal Shakti Ministry and published by Harper Collins India. Interestingly, it has a foreword written by PM Modi.

17 Nov 2019 1:51 pm
UGC increases fellowship amount for SC, OBC, and minorities

The University Grants Commission has increased the fellowship amount awarded to SC, OBC and minorities.

17 Nov 2019 10:51 am
50 students fall sick after consuming mid-day meal in Odisha's Jajpur

The meal was served at about 10 am in the school and about 40 students were vomiting, feeling nauseous and complaining of stomach pain after consuming it, an official said.

17 Nov 2019 10:05 am
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurates virtual class project

The government is establishing 52 virtual classrooms in Almora, 10 in Bageshwar, 45 in Chamoli, 15 in Champawat, 46 in Dehradun, 10 in Haridwar, 61 in Nainital, 82 in Paudi, 40 in Pithoragarh, 21 in Rudraprayag and 52 in Tehri.

17 Nov 2019 9:57 am
Innovative research essential for country's growth, says Nitin Gadkari

Speaking at the sixth convocation of Siksha O Anusandhan (SOA) deemed-to-be-university here, Gadkari said the country needs to lay greater focus on research and steps should be taken to strengthen the knowledge base.

17 Nov 2019 9:50 am
Haryana Deputy CM urges MHRD to include 'climate change, sustainability' as subjects...

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala said that Italy has become the first country to include compulsory classes on climate change and sustainability in its curriculum.

17 Nov 2019 9:29 am
CBSE Recruitment 2019: 357 vacancies on offer, here's how to apply

The recruitment drive is being conducted to fill 357 vacancies for the posts of Assistant Secretary (14), Assistant Secretary (IT) (7), Analyst (IT) (14), Junior Hindi Translator (8), Senior Assistant (60), Stenographer (25), Accountant (6), Junior Assistant (204), Junior Accountant (19).

17 Nov 2019 9:22 am
CII Launches Smart Manager Certificate Programme for job readiness, in partnership...

The program has been launched with the aim to provide industry-oriented grooming to students, which could tackle the problem of limited, unproductive internships.

16 Nov 2019 5:32 pm
2020 Commonwealth Master's Scholarship in United Kingdom: Last date to apply extends...

Ministry of Human Resources and development has extended the last date to apply for the 2020 commonwealth masters scholarship in the UK to December 15, 2019.

16 Nov 2019 4:46 pm
Despite massive fee hike, JNU still has cheapest hostels

Despite this hike in fees, the varsity continues to be the cheapest one when compared to many other central-run universities.

16 Nov 2019 4:25 pm
16 doctors of Maharashtra's medical college booked for ragging

The police have registered an offence against 16 senior doctors under section 4 of Prevention of Ragging Rules 1999, public relations officer of Palghar police station Hemant Katkar said.

16 Nov 2019 4:11 pm
Samsung 'Star Scholar program' to offer tech scholarships

Samsung India is currently accepting applications for scholarship for the academic year 2019-2020 and the last date for submission for application and all related documents is December 10.

16 Nov 2019 3:34 pm
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal launches draft 'Industry Guidelines on Digital Le...

The draft guidelines have been developed by UNESCO and Delhi-based MGIEP in response to the Vizag Declaration on digital learning adopted at TECH 2018.

16 Nov 2019 2:29 pm
IGNOU December term end exam 2019 revised schedule release at, check...

IGNOU December term end exam have been reschedule in view of the upcoming Jharkhand assembly elections.

16 Nov 2019 1:35 pm
SSC CGL Tier-III 2017 final results declared at, here's how to check

Staff selection commission has declared the final results of Combine graduate-level recruitment examination Tier-III, 2017, on Friday, November 15, 2019.

16 Nov 2019 12:45 pm
SSC CGL Tier-II 2017 revised results declared at, here's how to check

Staff selection commission has declared the revised results of the Combine graduate-level recruitment examination, 2017, on Friday, November 15, 2019.

16 Nov 2019 11:52 am
IGNOU January 2020 session registration begins at, here's how to ap...

Applicants are advised to go to the program section available on the home page of IGNOU and select the desired program and carefully go through the instructions regarding the program like eligibility, fee details, etc.

16 Nov 2019 10:28 am
74 per cent increase in students from J-K taking admissions in education institutes...

Over 4,400 students from Jammu and Kashmir took admission in reputed institutions across the country under the Prime Ministers Special Scholarship Scheme.

16 Nov 2019 9:47 am
Gujarat High Court issues notice to its own registrar over EWS quota

The Gujarat High Court on Friday issued a notice to its registrar in response to a petition claiming that an advertisement for recruitment of civil judges did not mention the 10 per cent EWS quota.

16 Nov 2019 9:21 am
West Bengal Governor Dhankhar attacks Mamata government on education

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar alleged that the state government was putting pressure on the vice-chancellors of universities.

16 Nov 2019 9:00 am
TNFUSRC forest watcher result 2019 declared, here's revised schedule for next stage...

TNFUSRC forest watcher result 2019: Tamil Nadu Forest Uniformed Services Recruitment Committee (TNFUSRC) has released result of the online exam to recruit Forest Watcher in the Tamil Nadu Forest Department

15 Nov 2019 2:49 pm
SSC CGL 2019: Important notification released for applicants at

SSC CGL 2019: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has advised aspirants of Combined Graduate Level Examination 2019 to fill and submit their online application form at the earliest.

15 Nov 2019 2:04 pm
SSC MTS Admit Card 2019 released for Paper II exam at, direct link for...

SSC MTS Paper 2 Admit Card 2019 : SSC has released the admit card or hall tickets for candidates appearing in the Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff (Paper-II) Examination 2019 from Central Region.

15 Nov 2019 1:26 pm
Andhra launches Rs 12,000cr scheme to introduce English medium in govt schools

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday launched the Nadu-Nedu programme to introduce English medium from Classes 1 to 6 in state-run schools.

15 Nov 2019 1:26 pm
ICAI CA Exam 2019: Revised schedule for postponed exams released at

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on Thursday released fresh dates for the postponed CA examinations which were to be conducted on November 9 and November 11.

15 Nov 2019 12:03 pm
KMAT Kerala 2020: Admit card released at, here's how to download hall...

Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) has released the admit card of KMAT Kerala December 2019 exam on its official website.

14 Nov 2019 6:21 pm
UPJEE 2020 examination schedule released at, check details here

According to the examination schedule, Group A examination for 2020-21 session will be held on April 26, 2020, from 9 am to 12 pm.

14 Nov 2019 5:44 pm
Kiran Bedi urges parents to nurture children as responsible citizens

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi who had held a special meeting with children at the Raj Nivas here on Wednesday, also said nurturing our young children, teaching them their rights and responsibilities and inculcating in them values of our rich culture and heritage would create a robust and developed India.

14 Nov 2019 5:44 pm
Education is solution to all problems, says Taapsee Pannu

I believe education is the solution to all problems and Dr Samanta is doing a stellar job in this field, Taapsee said.

14 Nov 2019 4:34 pm
Prince Charles celebrates his 71st birthday with school children in Mumbai

The Prince of Wales cut the birthday cake in a simple and brief function with more than 20 school children grouped around him, who clapped and wished him happy returns of the day.

14 Nov 2019 4:03 pm
Children's Day 2019: How Twitterati remembered Nehru on his birth anniversary

Famously known as Pt Nehru or Chacha Nehru from various sections across the nation, Jawaharlal Nehru used to love children and see the future of India in them.

14 Nov 2019 3:39 pm
Andhra Pradesh government appoints special officer for English-medium education...

During a cabinet meeting, a decision was unanimously approved of converting all schools into English medium institutions. As of now, 34 per cent of government-run schools are running as English medium institutions in the state.

14 Nov 2019 3:32 pm
Goa's governor Satya Pal Malik calls for ending child abuse

In his Childrens Day message, the governor also called upon protection of children from the negative impact of urbanisation, industrialisation, commercialisation and materialism.

14 Nov 2019 3:04 pm
Children's Day 2019: Tips on how to keep your kids safe online

Along with the myriad benefits associated with the internet, it also comes with its set of risks such as inappropriate content, cyberbullying, and risk of online predators.

13 Nov 2019 5:25 pm
JEE Mains 2020: Preparation strategy for last two months

The admit card will be released by NTA on its official site. The candidates who have applied for the JEE Main 2020 can download their JEE Main 2020 admit card for the January session from 6th December 2019 onwards.

13 Nov 2019 4:26 pm
Student creativity is the driver of modern engineering

Our global society can be measured for its value through the health of our global citizens. We have made and are making great progress in this area, but great challenges remain. How wonderful it would be to be able to design any drug, as we currently design a complex electronic circuit.

13 Nov 2019 4:19 pm
Incentivising innovation in teaching the key to improving learning outcomes

According to many experts one of the reasons for this is the quality of teaching. The biggest reason for the poor teaching is that they are being paid only to teach and cover the syllabus.

13 Nov 2019 4:03 pm
Why are top MBA programmes embracing the STEM designation

By selecting from a range of courses with this focus across key disciplines, including Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing and Technology and Operations, students can take their analytical skills to a deeper level across many domains.

13 Nov 2019 3:45 pm
JIPMER admit card for MD/MS, DM/MCh entrance test 2019 released at

JIPMER admit card: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) has released the admit card for its entrance test for admission to its MD/MS and DM/MCh programme for 2020 academic session.

13 Nov 2019 2:25 pm
BSSC Stenographer admit card 2019 soon at, here's how to download...

BSSC Stenographer Sanitary Inspector and Pharmacist admit card 2019: Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) will release the admit card for Stenographer, Sanitary Inspector and Pharmacist recruitment examination 2019 on Wednesday, November 13.

13 Nov 2019 12:38 pm
JNU's top decision-making body to take call on new hostel rules today

The new hostel manual proposes sweeping changes to existing rules and has been a point of contention between students and varsity administration for the past two weeks.

13 Nov 2019 9:17 am
UPPRPB Constable Exam 2013: Cut-off list released at

UPPRPB Constable Exam 2013: Six years after the notification, Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board (UPPRPB) has released the cut off list for post of constables and similar categories.

12 Nov 2019 5:49 pm
RRB JE admit card 2019 released for document verification, here's how to download...

RRB JE admit card 2019 : The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) on Tuesday released the hall ticket/ admit card for document verification and medical examination for junior engineer posts (JE, JE/IT, DMS and CMA )

12 Nov 2019 5:49 pm
Uttarkhand education dept to monitor details of teachers, students to prevent s...

Senior officials from the department were asked to form committees on both state and district level that will be responsible for uploading the details such as the number of students, conditions of the schools, areas where the schools are located, number of teachers working, number teachers required among others.

12 Nov 2019 10:23 am
2 professors get top state's education award in Bihar

The CM also cited various initiatives undertaken by the state government for promotion of education among girls like cycle scheme, scholarships to girls, uniform scheme, etc.

12 Nov 2019 10:10 am