Education

Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours

Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours

"It has also come to the notice that the teachers of several government schools and private schools are hand in glove," Joshi pointed out.
 

Jun 19, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Madras HC says no homework for class 1, 2 CBSE students; pulls up govt over heavy schoolbags

Madras HC says no homework for class 1, 2 CBSE students; pulls up govt over heavy schoolbags

The Madras High Court further directed the CBSE to issue directions to schools across the country to stop use of non-prescribed books.

May 30, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
Know which institutes for technical education are genuine through this government app. Check how.

Know which institutes for technical education are genuine through this government app. Check how.

The AICTE services that are on Umang include list of AICTE approved institutes/Colleges, course details of AICTE approved institues/Colleges along with their faculty details.  

Apr 28, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
60 educational institutions get full autonomy: Is your college on the list?

60 educational institutions get full autonomy: Is your college on the list?

The institutions that would be given autonomy include five central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities, two private universities and eight autonomous colleges.

Mar 21, 2018, 07:40 AM IST
Lessons in Jharkhand school: C for Chor, Chacha Nehru was PM of chors

Lessons in Jharkhand school: C for Chor, Chacha Nehru was PM of chors

Calling Nehru a PM of thieves is not the kind of lessons India would want to give its young children. Yet, that is exactly the state of lessons being given out in a government school in Jharkhand.

Mar 08, 2018, 11:14 AM IST
Government unveils 24 hour toll-free helpline to provide information on education

Government unveils 24 hour toll-free helpline to provide information on education

Tamil Nadu Government today said a 24-hour helpline has been set up for the first time in the country that would provide information on education and offer guidance to students.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:04 PM IST

Autonomy for IIMs a great step, but there's a long way ahead to being world-class

The government must be lauded for giving the IIMs more autonomy, but its responsibility doesn't end there.

Jan 02, 2018, 18:19 PM IST
Manish Sisodia challenges BJP, Congress-ruled states to compete in education sector

Manish Sisodia challenges BJP, Congress-ruled states to compete in education sector

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday challenged all BJP and Congress-led state governments to compete with the AAP government in the education sector.

Nov 29, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
OCD linked to educational underachievement, says study

OCD linked to educational underachievement, says study

Less schooling can translate into fewer job opportunities and lower pay over a lifetime.

Nov 28, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Education gave me a wider world vision: Adnan Sami

Education gave me a wider world vision: Adnan Sami

Adnan, who feels education is the greatest gift elders can offer to children, will perform in Mumbai for an open audience after 18 years.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Pakistan debates how to fill gaps in education

Pakistan debates how to fill gaps in education

Two young boys kneel over small white tables, intently studying the Koran at a madrassa in Pakistan.

Nov 07, 2017, 07:29 AM IST
SC lashes out at UGC over commercialisation of education, restrains deemed varsities from offering distance courses

SC lashes out at UGC over commercialisation of education, restrains deemed varsities from offering distance courses

"Commercialisation of education seriously affects the credibility of standards in education, eroding power and essence of knowledge and seriously affecting excellence and merit," the SC observed.

Nov 04, 2017, 09:59 AM IST

Private schools can't be the answer to the nation's needs: Sonam Wangchuk

"The nation needs masses and government schools are like oceans while private schools are like ponds," Wangchuk, whose education reforms in government schools has been hailed globally, told a CII event here.

Sep 09, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

NEET issue; lawyers demand that education be shifted to state list

The lawyers demanded that both the Centre and State governments take steps to remove education from concurrent list and bring it under the state subject.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Bihar fertility rate reduced by boosting education among girls: Nitish Kumar

Bihar fertility rate reduced by boosting education among girls: Nitish Kumar

Kumar, who was speaking at Teachers Day function here, said it has been found in studies in the country that if the wife is a matriculate than the fertility rate will be 2 and this has been the situation in Bihar.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

New institute to impart courses on lifestyle, education

The institute, located in Liluah in Howrah district, will also offer education, automation engineering and computer-based courses.

 

Sep 02, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar appeals people to make Goa free of plastic by 2020

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar appeals people to make Goa free of plastic by 2020

The chief minister also stressed on the need to improve the quality of primary education in the country and also in Goa, and said the society should join in the efforts for the same.

Aug 15, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
HRD plan to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator in limbo

HRD plan to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator in limbo

The plan to introduce Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency or HEERA with an aim to eliminate overlaps in jurisdiction and remove irrelevant regulatory provisions is in limbo.

Aug 13, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Half of seats in Kerala's engineering colleges lie vacant

Kerala Education Minister C. Raveendranath informed the state legislative assembly on Thursday that over 50 per cent of seats in engineering colleges in the state were lying vacant.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

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