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Odisha seeks Centre's clarity on Class 10, 12 board exams
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring clarity on the time frame for the conduct of Class 10 and 12 Board examinations and the duration of the 2020-21 academic session.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education
Pinterest testing online events with dedicated Zoom classes
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Photo sharing social media platform Pinterest is testing online events for dedicated classes via video meet app Zoom.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Uncertainty in Chandigarh with reopening of colleges
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Uncertainty prevailed in Chandigarh with the reopening of colleges only for the final year students of all streams for the first time after the Covid-19 lockdown.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Railways partners with ISB for coal-freight optimisation model
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that it is collaborating with the Hyderabad-based Indian School of Business (ISB) for a study on an integrated coal-freight optimisation model to increase network throughput.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Education
upGrad acquires coaching institute The Gate Academy
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Homegrown online higher education company upGrad on Tuesday announced its entry into the test preparation market with the acquisition of The Gate Academy (TGA) for an undisclosed amount.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Education
Oxford English Dictionary names 'words of the year'
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Oxford English Dictionary (OED) announced on Monday for the first time that it has chosen not to name one single word of the year, but many words for the "unprecedented" year 2020.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
K'taka launches project based learning modules to help primary students
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Karnataka on Monday launched the Project-Based Learning and Customised Learning Achievement Path modules for the benefit of more than 18 lakh primary students in the state-run schools.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
CBSE announces tentative Class 12 practical exam dates, sets SOPs for exams
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday released the tentative dates for the Class 12th board practical exams 2020-21 amid the speculation of postponing or cancellation of the exams in the wake of ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Board will conduct practical exams for Class 12th from January 1 till February 8 as per tentative dates. CBSE has clarified that the exact dates for the exams would be notified later.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Indian Madrassas: A Need for Reorientation
If the Indian madrassas could reorient themselves, it may silence their critics besides influencing the government to support these initiatives.
2020-11-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Education
K'taka health committee strongly opposes reopening of schools
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) With winter setting in and discouraging attendance in colleges, Karnataka is not likely to reopen schools in the state till winter. With this, it is almost certain that the schools might be reopened only in 2021.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Ravi Shankar Prasad to inaugurate global virtual conference on law schools
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is presenting truly international, first-of-its-kind global academic Conference from November 25-27 on the theme 'Reimagining & Transforming the Future of Law Schools and Legal Education: Confluence of Ideas During & Beyond COVID-19.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Iraq plans to build 7,000 schools
Baghdad, Nov 23 (IANS) The Iraqi government has announced that it plans to build 7,000 schools as part of its efforts to fill the shortage of educational institutes in the country.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Iraq,Education,Politics
Removal of BJP flag from MLA's car: AMU to move SC
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 23 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has now decided to file a petition in the Supreme Court after the Allahabad High Court rejected the petition of its 12-member proctorial team for quashing of criminal proceedings against them in the case of preventing BJP MLA Dalveer Singh's vehicle from entering the campus premises with a party flag on it and allegedly abusing its driver.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Universities, colleges to reopen in UP from Monday
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) The universities and degree colleges across Uttar Pradesh are reopening from Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
EPSI ties up with int'l accreditator to internationalise biz schools
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) As the New Education Policy (NEP) pushes for a boost in the higher education, International accreditation agency, AACSB, and the Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI) has now come together to internationalise the business schools.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Medical board members suspended in Srinagar over student's death
Jammu, Nov 22 (IANS) Taking prompt action against those alleged to be responsible for the death of a differently-abled Class 10 student in Srinagar, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday suspended three members of District Medical Board Srinagar along with Class-IV employees, state officials said.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Karnataka colleges to be shut if Covid cases spike: Minister
Dharwad (Karnataka), Nov 22 (IANS) Degree colleges, which reopened after Diwali on November 17 across Karnataka would be closed if Covid cases rise again, said state Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Odisha government revises school merger decision
Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) Following a strong protest by the opposition in the Odisha Assembly, the state government revised its decision on the merger of schools in scheduled areas of the state.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Politics
Bengaluru medical college named after Vajpayee
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) The Karnataka government has named the medical college and research institute in the city's Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Wring out old notions, move ahead with clean heart: PM at PDPU (Ld)
Gandhinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the youth and the new generation of India should wring out preconceived notions and march ahead into a new world with a clean slate and a clean heart in order to succeed.
2020-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
Ayurvedic doctors can now practice GS alongside ortho & dentistry
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Now the Post Graduate (PG) students of Ayurveda would perform variety of general surgery, including orthopaedic, ophthalmology, ENT and dental as the central government has okayed it.
2020-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
India working to reduce carbon footprint by 30-35%: PM
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India is trying to reduce its carbon footprint by 30-35 per cent and working to double its oil refining capacity in the next 5 years.
2020-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
UoH incubated start-up develops novel Favipiravir production method
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Aptus Therapeutics, a start-up at University of Hyderabad's ASPIRE-TBI, focusing on synthetic chemistry and chemo enzymatic chemistry, has developed novel and innovative methods for manufacturing of Favipiravir, an antiviral drug being used for treatment of Covid-19.
2020-11-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
BMC extends shutdown of all Mumbai schools, colleges till Dec 31
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation on Friday ordered all schools and junior colleges in the country's commercial capital to remain shut till December 31 as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19, an official said.
2020-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Samsung sets up AR-VR innovation lab at IIT Jodhpur
Gurugram, Nov 20 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung on Friday inaugurated its Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR-VR) innovation lab at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur.
2020-11-20
Category: India, Haryana,Technology,Education
HK suspends face-to-face classes amid worsening pandemic
Hong Kong, Nov 20 (IANS) Face-to-face classes for grade 1-3 primary school students in Hong Kong will be suspended from November 23 to December 6 as the Covid-19 situation in the city has worsened rapidly, the government said on Friday.
2020-11-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Education,Politics
BMC orders Mumbai schools to remain shut till Dec 31
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) In a significant move, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation on Friday ordered all schools to remain shut till December 31 as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19, an official said.
2020-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
UP students to help improve products under OPOP scheme
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) The students of the technical and management institutions in Uttar Pradesh will now help improve the 'One District, One Product' (ODOP) scheme with the use of technology.
2020-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
BYJU'S launches new initiative to encourage digital learning
Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Leading edtech startup BYJU'S on Friday announced the launch of BYJU'S Give initiative which aims to take digital learning to as many children as possible, giving them a chance at remote learning.
2020-11-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Education
Reopening of Gujarat schools postponed, night curfew in Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) Taking a U-turn, the Gujarat government has decided against reopening of high and higher secondary schools, colleges and universities in the state in the wake of rising coronavirus cases in the western state.
2020-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Admissions in 3 Odisha medical colleges likely from next session
Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday directed the officials concerned to move the National Medical Commission (NMC) for necessary permission to commence admissions in three new medical colleges from next academic session.
2020-11-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Yogi inaugurates Lucknow University centenary week
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday inaugurated the centenary celebrations of the Lucknow University and lauded the role played by the university in nation building.
2020-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
US colleges urged to conduct Covid-19 tests before Thanksgiving
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Colleges and universities in seven US states have been urged to make Covid-19 testing available to all students before they leave for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.
2020-11-19
Category: International, United States,Education,Politics
MANUU joins hands with UNFPA to empower Bihar madrasa students
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has joined hands with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to empower madrasa students in Bihar.
2020-11-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
NYC schools to shut as Covid-19 positivity rate spikes
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) New York City has reached the threshold of 3 per cent Covid-19 test positivity rate on a seven-day average, which "means public school buildings will be closed", Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
2020-11-19
Category: International, United States,Education,Politics
SC permits UP govt to fill up 69K assistant teacher posts
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the decision of the Uttar Pradesh government to increase the cut-off marks for 2019 recruitment of 69,000 Shiksha Mitras (assistant teachers).
2020-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
72 students in Haryana's Rewari test Covid positive
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) At least 72 students of 12 government schools in Haryana's Rewari district tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-11-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
2 lakh private school students in AP shift to govt schools
Amaravati, Nov 18 (IANS) More than 2 lakh students have left private schools in Andhra Pradesh to join government schools in 2020, propelled by the myriad schemes introduced to encourage public education.
2020-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
HC asks DU to file affidavit on online OBE results
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked Delhi University (DU) to file an affidavit mentioning the details of the courses for which Open Book Examination (OBE) results have been declared.
2020-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to be conferred with prestigious Vatayan International Summit Award
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' will receive the prestigious literary honour: the International Vatayan Summit Award, on November 21.
2020-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Modi to release commemorative coin on Lucknow University centenary
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Lucknow University will become the third Indian varsity after Mysore University and Banaras Hindu University to have a commemorative coin of Rs 100 issued on its centenary year.
2020-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
UP universities, colleges to reopen from Nov 23
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) The colleges and universities in Uttar Pradesh will reopen from November 23.
2020-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Thin attendance in colleges robs sheen off campuses in K'taka
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Not many students attended degree colleges that commenced in the state on Tuesday after a long gap of more than seven due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in early March.
2020-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Online intermediate admissions in AP aimed at healing decades-old ills
Amaravati, Nov 17 (IANS) As Andhra Pradesh High Court is poised to hear about online admissions it stayed recently in intermediate colleges, a senior official in the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) said the digital procedure is aimed at healing many ills plaguing the crucial two-year course for decades.
2020-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Reopening of schools in K'taka will depend on success of colleges'
Bengaluru, Nov 17 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C. N. Ashwath Narayana said that reopening of schools and pre-university colleges would entirely depend on the success of degree and post-graduate colleges which have reopened on Tuesday.
2020-11-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
India should again become global superpower in education: Venkaiah
Agartala, Nov 17 (IANS) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that the new National Education Policy (NEP) aimed to make India a global knowledge superpower and underlined the need for the country to again become a 'Vishwa Guru' in education.
2020-11-17
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education,Politics
SC junks plea seeking exam fee waiver for class 10, 12 students
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea, which sought the Delhi government and the CBSE to waive the exam fee for students of classes 10 and 12 in this academic year, as many families have been hit by financial woes because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Scrap NEET for medical colleges in TN, for PG courses too: Stalin
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin on Tuesday demanded scrapping of NEET for medical college admissions as the Centre had allowed for separate entrance tests in its 11 such institutions in Tamil Nadu.
2020-11-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Covid tests mandatory as Bengaluru colleges set to reopen
Bengaluru, Nov 16 (IANS) Students and teachers with only negative Covid test results would be allowed to attend classes when degree colleges in the city reopen from Tuesday, an official said.
2020-11-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
VP for concerted efforts to achieve total literacy
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday called for concerted efforts to achieve cent per cent literacy across the country.
2020-11-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics