Text Books

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NCERT Panel Recommends Bharat From India In School Text Books

National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) panel has proposed to universally replace “India” with “Bharat” in all school textbooks. NCERT director  said, as of now it is just a recommendation and it is yet to get an approval. “We have not accepted anything at the moment. The panel sent their report." Notably, this development comes amid Centre receiving backlash from the Opposition for proposing Bharat instead of India.

Wed, 25 Oct 2023 - 04:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: India, Bharat, School Text Books, NCERT, National news, Education(1522)

Courtesy: News 18

Unemployment Rate

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Survey Confirms Unemployment Rate At Six-Year Low Of 3.2%

India's unemployment rate for persons aged 15 years and above was recorded at a six-year low of 3.2% during July 2022-June 2023, confirmed government reports. The Periodic Labour Force Survey Annual Report 2022-2023 released by the National Sample Survey Office said the unemployment rate in India improved with the lowest,  as percentage of unemployed persons in the labour force, which has improved in the past few years, under the BJP.

Tue, 10 Oct 2023 - 01:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Unemployment, Indian Reports, Employment, Education(1522), Government Reports

School in Nagaland

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Nagaland Becomes 2nd State To Adapt Teach Tool For Classrooms

Nagaland has become the second state in India, after Andhra Pradesh, to implement the “Teach Tool”, a standardised classroom observation tool designed by the World Bank, officials said on Monday. According to the Nagaland government officials, the ‘Teach Tool’ serves as a crucial diagnostic instrument to gain a comprehensive understanding of current teaching practices and the quality of education within classrooms, under the new education… read-more

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 - 04:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Teach tool, World Bank, New Education Policy, Nagaland, Education(1522), Technology

Courtesy: Times Now News

Teacher with laptop teaching kids

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Indore Teachers Of Govt School Raises Funds For Smart Class Setup

In Indore, teachers of Prayogik Madhyamik School, a state-run school, contributed from their own pockets to set up a smart class for students.  With the collection worth Rs 23,000, the government-run school's teachers purchased a projector and a set of four speakers for better understanding and education of students. One of the teachers said this idea came after an instance where kids showed interest in studying from a laptop.

Tue, 05 Sep 2023 - 08:16 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Smart Class, Teachers, Education(1522), Government School, Pooled money

UP Teacher

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I'm Handicapped......., Says UP Teacher After Muslim Kid Slap Row

The Uttar Pradesh teacher who was seen asking students to slap their Muslim classmate in a viral video today justified her action, saying it was a "minor issue". The incident has sparked a massive row over communal angle. Tripta Tyagi said, "There was pressure from the child's parents to be strict with him. I am handicapped, so I made some students slap him." She denied any communal angle.

Sat, 26 Aug 2023 - 02:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education(1522), UP Teacher, Muslim Kid, Communal Row, Viral video

Courtesy: NDTV

Arvind Kejriwal

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Arvind Kejriwal Misses Colleague & Friend Sisodia On His 55th B'day

Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi CM thanked everyone who extended wishes to his 55th birthday. In a tweet, Kejriwal said, "Today is my birthday. Many people are sending their wishes. Thank you so much! But I miss Manish. He is in jail in a false case." Arvind Kejriwal also asked everyone to pledge and strengthen the education foundation and strengthen the quality of education for children in India. 

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 - 10:37 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Manish Sisodia, Arvind Kejriwal, birthday, Education(1522), Delhi CM


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Byjus To Fire 1,000 Employees From Different Units, Across India

Edu Tech platform Byju continues their layoff and is set to fire as many as 1,000 more employees. As per sources, Marketing managers have been asked to fire two people each from sales and marketing from each of its 280 tuition centres across the country. The latest layoff came six months after the company fired 5,000 employees. Furthermore, the fired employees would be given two months severance.

Fri, 09 Jun 2023 - 02:27 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: fired, employees, Byjus, Education(1522), Tech Industry

Courtesy: NDTV

JEE Exams

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JEE Advance 2023 Exam Admit Card Issues, Download Details

The JEE Advance exam is scheduled soon and the admit cards have been issued. The IIT Guwahati released the admit cards for all the eligible candidates. Registered candidates can check their admit cards and download them. To download, Go to the exam website, jeeadv.ac.in. On the home page, open the admit card download link. Now, log in by entering the asked information. View and download it.

Mon, 29 May 2023 - 10:35 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: JEE Advance 2023, Engineering Exam, IIT Guwahati, Education(1522), students

Courtesy: Times Now News


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Indian Space Policy 2023 Approved By Union Govt

The Union Cabinet approved Indian Space Policy 2023,  which will aim to enhance the role of the Department of Space, boost activities of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation.) The new policy missions and give a larger participation of research, academia, startups, and industry. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a decision to open the space sector for private participation." said Union Minister Jitendra Singh.

Fri, 07 Apr 2023 - 02:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union cabinet, Indian Space Research Organisation, Education(1522), technology news, New Policy


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Maharashtra Universities To Stop Convocation Ceremonies

The Higher and Technical Education Department, Maharashtra has decided to cancel the graduation ceremonies from various universities in the state from the next academic year starting in June 2023. This decision came from the Higher and technical education minister Chandrakant Patil. Furthermore, students can access their degrees from their DigiLocker accounts. The minister said the practice of wearing robes and holding grand ceremonies will… read-more

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 09:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra Government, university, convocation, Education(1522), Private Institutions