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Telangana to vaccinate students going abroad for higher education

Hyderabad, May 31 | After undertaking a special drive to give Covid-19 vaccines to high-risk groups, the Telangana government has decided to start vaccinating...

Edtech startup Testbook now has 18 lakh paid users

Mumbai, May 31 | Edtech startup Testbook on Monday said it has crossed over 18 lakh paid users from the total of 1.8 crore...

Last year’s policy can be adopted this year too, SC on...

New Delhi, May 31 | The Supreme Court on Monday told the Centre to give reasons if the government is departing from the decision...

DU teachers, students want final semester exams scrapped

New Delhi, May 30 | Scores of Delhi University teachers and students have appealed to the administration to scrap the final semester examinations, which...

US colleges look to federal govt to ease visa control: Report

Washington, May 30 | With the Covid-19 pandemic abruptly cutting off a steadily growing pipeline of cash for US colleges and universities from international...

Afghan schools closed for 2 weeks amid Covid surge

Kabul, May 29 | Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health on Saturday announced that schools and universities in 16 provinces will remain closed for two...

Higher education firm upGrad goes bullish on small town India

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, May 29 | As education goes remote in the pandemic, online higher-education company upGrad on Saturday said it is witnessing...

Kerala HC cancels order dividing minority scholarships 80:20

Kochi, May 28 | The Kerala High Court on Friday decided to cancel a 2015 state government order under which 80 per cent of...

Madrasa classes to begin online in UP

Lucknow, May 28 | The Uttar Pradesh government has given permission for starting online classes for Madrasa students. This will benefit around 18 lakh...

Andhra defers class 10 board exams due to Covid surge

Amaravati, May 27 | The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to postpone the tenth standard state board exams, on account of the Covid second...

New school academic year will be online this time too in...

Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 | Kerala Education Minister V.Sivankutty on Thursday said that with the Covid pandemic continuing its surge, the new academic school year...

TN to invoke POCSO Act for misbehaviour during online classes

Chennai, May 27 | The Tamil Nadu government will soon invoke the POCSO Act (The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) against those who...

B’desh educational institutions to remain close until June

Dhaka, May 27 | The Bangladeshi government has announced the extension of the closure of educational institutions till June 12 as the country has...

AAP, BJP in spat over textbooks for MCD school students

New Delhi, May 25 | Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday alleged that the city's Municipal Corporations have failed to provide text...

Provide vaccine to all before Class 12 exams: Punjab minister

Chandigarh, May 25 | Punjab School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Tuesday said the Union government should provide required Covid vaccines to all...

Class 12 board exams should be held eventually: Bihar minister

Patna, May 25 | Bihar Education Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary on Tuesday said that Class 12 board exams should be organised once the threat...

Elevating psychology as viable career option imperative in post Covid India

New Delhi, May 25 | The worldwide socio-economic impact of the Covid-19 epidemic has been devastating. In India there are millions of Covid-positive cases...

Indian educational institutions, IBM partner on quantum research

Bengaluru, May 25 | IBM on Tuesday announced that it will allow over-the-cloud access to its quantum systems for top-tier educational institutions in India...

TN varsities to conduct online exams from June 14

Chennai, May 25 | The state universities of Tamil Nadu will conduct online examinations for students from June 14, a statement from the state...

LU teachers’ body against common minimum syllabus

Lucknow, May 25 | The Lucknow University Teachers' Association (LUTA) has strongly opposed the adoption of the common minimum syllabus (CMS) in universities.LUTA has...

NSUI president writes to Education Minister over Class 12 exams amid...

New Delhi, May 24 | National Students Union of India (NSUI) national President Neeraj Kundan has written a letter to Union Education Minister Ramesh...

AMU organises online competition to promote water conservation

Aligarh, May 24 | Students Mohammad Umar Afzal, Anha Rahat Khan and Afifa Fatima won the online poster making competition in Abdullah School...

#MeToo movement breaks out in top Chennai school

Chennai, May 24 | Two Lok Sabha members belonging to DMK has demanded probe into the sexual harassment complaints against a teacher of the...

UP private schools to provide free education to Covid orphans

Lucknow, May 24 | More than 2,000 private schools across Uttar Pradesh have decided to provide free education to children whose parents have passed...

Pakistan literacy rate stagnates at 60%: Survey

Islamabad, May 24 | A new survey by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has revealed that the country's literacy rate among children aged...

Aus varsities issue plea for return of int’l students

Adelaide, May 24 | Universities in the state of South Australia (SA) have issued a plea to the federal government to allow international students...

Covid: Goa cancels Class X board exams

Panaji, May 23 | The Goa government on Sunday cancelled the upcoming Class X board exams, due to the rising number of Covid cases...

Vaccinate all Class 12 CBSE students before exams: Sisodia

New Delhi, May 23 | If health experts clear anti-Covid vaccine jabs for 17.5-year-olds, then all Class 12 students across the country must be...

Delhi schools recommend cancelation of Class XII board exams: Sisodia

New Delhi, May 22 | Both the government-run and private school administrations in the national capital have recommended that the Class XII board exams...

Centre to decide on conducting Class 12 exams on Sunday

New Delhi, May 22 | To reduce uncertainty among students, the Central government will take a decision on Sunday over proposals for the conduct...

Put off DU’s final semester exams, demands NSUI

New Delhi, May 21 | The National Students Union of India (NSUI) asked the Delhi University Vice Chancellor not to conduct the final semester...

Noted road safety expert Dinesh Mohan falls prey to Covid

New Delhi, May 21 | Dinesh Mohan, an honorary professor at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and one of the leading experts...

All Class 10 students in Telangana declared passed

Hyderabad, May 21 | As no public examinations could be conducted for Class 10 in Telangana this year due to Covid-19 pandemic, the state...

Coding firm WhiteHat Jr launching online music classes in India

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, May 21 | After empowering millions of students in fundamentals of coding globally including in India, live online coding provider...

‘Kite camera’ developed by IIIT-Hyderabad researchers

Hyderabad, May 20 | Researchers at International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIITH) have unveiled a unique kite camera that promises to...

UP bars schools from hiking fees for 2021-2022 session

Lucknow, May 20 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has barred all schools form increasing fees in the new academic session 2021-2022.Deputy...

Panel set up to frame guidelines for Karnataka schools

Bengaluru, May 19 | Karnataka on Wednesday decided to set up an expert panel to frame guidelines for primary and secondary education for 2021-22...

Microsoft Teams available for personal use with free video calls 24/7

San Francisco, May 18 | Microsoft has launched the personal version of its communication app Teams for use among friends and families that offers...

“Won’t cancel Class 10 and Class 12 exams,” says Karnataka minister

Bengaluru, May 17 | Putting an end to speculation about cancellation of class 10 and class 12 examinations conducted by state boards,...

AMU sets up help desk for families of Covid-hit employees

Aligarh, May 17 | The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has set up a help desk to assist the families of AMU's teaching and non-teaching...

IIT-K sets up find to help needy students in Covid times

Kanpur (UP), May 17 | IIT Kanpur has raised over Rs one crore by way of donations from around 650 contributors for providing financial...

India’s online higher education market to grow 10x in next 5...

New Delhi, May 17 | Buoyed by the continuous remote learning amid the pandemic, the online higher education market in India will grow 10...

B’desh educational institutions to stay shut till May 29

Dhaka, May 16 | Bangladesh has again extended the closure of all secondary and higher secondary educational institutions until May 29 following an ongoing...

2,500 Covid patients receive Coronil kits on Nishank’s appeal

New Delhi, May 15 | Yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth has distributed Coronil kits to 2,500 Covid patients in Haridwar on an appeal made...

Business

Verka milk to be costlier now

Chandigarh, May 21 | Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd (Milkfed), the state-owned milk procurement cooperative which owns the brand 'Verka', has increased...