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Student barred from exam dies


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) A Class 10 student barred from taking an examination by his school in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to his injuries, more than a week after he ... Read more...

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Court upholds CBSE abolition of Class 10 exams


September 1st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed a petition challenging the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education to abolish formal exams in ... Read more...

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IGNOU launches diploma programme for primary teachers


May 18th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a two-year diploma programme in elementary education for primary teachers, an official said Wednesday.The course, commencing ... Read more...

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Museum of performing arts to come up in Delhi


March 8th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority has been asked to allot five acres of land in Dwarka area of west Delhi for a building to house a ... Read more...

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Kerala’s ICT textbook to teach audio, video technology


February 21st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) The text book on information and communication technology (ICT) for Kerala's class-nine school students will help them learn audio recording and video editing, an official said Monday. ... Read more...

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POGO launches M.A.D. Creations Art books


December 21st, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Taking inspiration from its popular arts and crafts show "M.A.D", children's entertainment channel POGO has launched M.A.D. Creations Art curriculum books.The books cater to students from kindergarten ... Read more...

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‘Education act should have come 50 years back’


April 1st, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Terming the landmark Right to Education (RTE) Act which came into force Thursday as "marvellous and great", India's leading educationist and an advisor to the central ... Read more...

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Bangalore could get university on urbanisation issues


January 8th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) A university devoted to the study of urbanisation and settlement issues may come up in this tech hub soon, its promoters, who include IT icons and leading industrialists, ... Read more...

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Chandigarh proposes Rs.45.14 cr for secondary education


January 7th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) The union territory (UT) of Chandigarh has proposed Rs.45.14 crore for universal access to secondary education during 2010-11 under the centrally-sponsored scheme Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA). "We will ... Read more...

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National Literacy Mission to substantially focus on women: Sibal


August 21st, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21(ANI): The Government on Friday said that the National Literacy Mission is being recast, so that, 80 per cent coverage of the mission is of women, whose literacy rate ... Read more...

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CBSE has plans to make Class 10 exams optional


July 13th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Much before Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal aired his views, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had plans to make Class 10 board exams optional, ... Read more...

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Foreign universities welcome in India: Sibal


July 11th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal says foreign universities like Harvard were welcome in India. He also clarified that the ministry wished to abolish the Class 10 ... Read more...

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Government-published books have little on corruption, terrorism


January 29th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) There are no school or college textbooks, at least those published by the government institutions, that explicitly sensitise children on two of India's burning issues - terrorism ... Read more...

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Oracle to introduce ThinkQuest in Andhra Pradesh schools


January 28th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Oracle Education Foundation (OEF) will roll out its online learning platform 'ThinkQuest' in 500 schools in Andhra Pradesh.OEF and the Institute for Electronic Governance (IEG), a non-profit organisation ... Read more...

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President Patil to launch a national portal for teachers


September 5th, 2008 - 9:02 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 5 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will launch a national portal for teachers here today on the occasion of Teachers'' Day. The primary purposes of the portal by the ... Read more...

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Congress leaders ask Achuthanandan to withdraw school book


July 31st, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) Congress leaders in Kerala Thursday met Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan to demand the withdrawal of controversial chapters from a Class 7 social science textbook, saying these try to ... Read more...

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Less than four percent of IAS, IPS officers are Muslims


July 31st, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Muslims are the most deprived in terms of socio-economic parameters including their share of jobs in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Police ... Read more...

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CBSE syllabi for Classes 11 and 12 under Bihar board


June 4th, 2008 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Thousands of schools under the Bihar education board will follow the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum in Classes 11 and 12 from ... Read more...

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Maths labs to be set up in schools to beat stress


May 6th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The government has introduced mathematics laboratories in schools to improve conceptual understanding and overcome exam-related stress, Minister of State for Human Resource Development M.A.A. Fatmi told parliament ... Read more...

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Centre asks States to ban corporal punishment


March 17th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Mar 17 (ANI): The Central Government has sent advisories to all State Governments to ban corporal punishment in schools.Minister of State for Resource Development M A A Fatmi ... Read more...

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CBSE’s social science, fashion studies exams Monday


March 2nd, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The students of Class 10 and 12 will write Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations for social sciences and fashion studies Monday. A total of 1.3 ... Read more...

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Kerala to recast engineering, medical entrance tests


February 22nd, 2008 - 12:44 am ICT by admin
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 21 (IANS) The Kerala government has decided to recast the common entrance tests for the engineering and medical courses, education minister M.A. Baby said here Thursday. "A committee is ... Read more...

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