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500 foreign universities are eligible for direct recruitment: UGC

Doctoral degree holders from the top 500 foreign universities are now eligible for direct recruitment as an assistant professor in Indian Universities, according to the UGC. As per th..

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Educational fee regulation Act amended in Maharashtra

The state Legislative Assembly Monday passed an amendment to the Maharashtra Educational Institutions (Regulation of Fee) Act 2011, allowing parents to pay fees on monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly basis ..

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Govt announces holiday for educational Institutions in Bhubaneswar

The Odisha government has declared holiday for schools and educational institutions on Tuesday for the inaugural event of the Mens Hockey World Cup 2018. A communication from the Chief Ministers Office s..

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Participants From SAARC Nations To Showcase Works In Students' Biennale

The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) will enable 200 student-artists participate alongside the fourth edition of the sub-continent's biggest contemporary art festival beginning December 12. Under the Students' Biennale 20..

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Jammu & Kashmir govt set to launch ESDM scheme

The Department of Information Technology (DIT) will soon launch the Electronic System Design and Maintenance (ESDM) scheme in Jammu and Kashmir to train 5,000 students in the current fin..

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Skill training will be provided to specially-abled persons: HP minister

Around 2,000 specially-abled people in Himachal Pradesh will be imparted skill training to make them self-dependent, a state minister said on Tuesday. Technical Education and Employment Minister Bikram Singh..

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Teachers Deserve to Dress Comfortably

As a teacher, it very well may be dubious selecting a dress that influences you to seem proficient and receptive to your students. Although many schools have a clothing standard for students, they don't as a rule have a ..

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Marathas to get reservation in jobs and education institutes

The Maharashtra government has accepted the State Backward Class Commission's report and decided to give quota in jobs and educational institutes to the Maratha community, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said Sunday. Th..

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Students can follow these 5 Simple tricks to Keep Mind Sharp

The significance of keeping your mind sharp can't be exaggerated. We're all piece of an incredible scholarly and data economy, which flourishes with thoughts, imagination and knowledge. Keeping your mind sharp is certain..

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Delhi govt implements decision to allow students' passes for AC buses

A good news for students in Delhi, the government has started implementing its decision to allow concessional passes for them in air-conditioned public transport buses.The passes that cost Rs 100 per month were so far al..

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Best Teaching Strategies for Students to Score More

Teachers set up elevated expectations, framed in profound minding and persistence. Being a warm and dependable piece of your students' lives says much more to them about how grown-ups should act and treat each other...

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Greater participation of women in science and technology

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday underscored the need for greater participation of women in the fields of science and technology. Addressing the eighth convocation ceremony of National Insti..

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A Teacher sends Wedding invitation with girl's education messages

Instead of choosing ornate invitation cards, a teacher here has sent out invites for his wedding reception with messages and logo of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign to spread awareness on the issue of educat..

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Teachers share these 8 Best Search Engines with your students

Best Search Engines for all Students Everyone is aware about the popular search engines such as Google, Yahoo, and being etc. But there are many other useful search..

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How You can Discuss Instagram Safety with Students

With 52% of teens using Instagram, it's safe to say that a lot of parents are having to teach their children Instagram safety. In fact, parents as well as teachers are also having the equal concerns for their students. T..

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New book suggests ideas to address economic, social challenges

A new book brings together 25 industry executives, domain thought leaders and government officials to suggest ideas to address the country's economic and social challenges. Edited by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, "The..

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New norms for DNB doctors to get teaching jobs at medical colleges

The newly appointed board of governors of the Medical Council of India has approved a proposal to relax norms for DNB (Diplomate of National Board) degree holders wanting to teach in hospitals like PGI, ..

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Telangana Rashtra Samithi govt let down Muslims on promise of 12 pc reservation

The TRS government in Telangana has let down Muslims on its promise of 12 per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, state Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy alleged here S..

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Online program may help prevent teenagers and young adults depression

An online intervention programme can help prevent depressive episodes among adolescents who are most at risk, a study has found. Although up to 20 per cent of adolescents experience a depressive episode each year, the me..

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Madhya Pradesh schools education worse than that in J&K: Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Sunday said school education in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh was worse than that in his native Jammu and Kashmir. He said that NITI Aayog had ranked ..

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Need more doctors, and medical colleges: President Ram Nath Kovind

There is a need for a large number of good doctors and medical colleges for the delivery of effective health services, President Ram Nath Kovind said Monday. Addressing the first convocation of Dr Rajend..

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Rajnath lauds Arya Samaj for promoting girls' education, clean environment

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday praised the contributions of social reformer Swami Dayananda Saraswati to the society, saying his foundation Arya Samaj has been worki..

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Education most potent tool to ensure peace in society: Union minister

Education is the most potent tool to ensure peace in society and a country, junior HRD minister Satyapal Singh said Sunday. Speaking at 'India Ideas Conclave' here, the Minister of State for Human Resour..

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JK govt withdraws circular on Urdu version of 'Bhagwat Geeta' in schools and other Educational Institutes

The Jammu and Kashmir government has withdrawn a controversial circular that had asked the Education department to provide the Urdu version of "Bhagwat Geeta" and "Koshur Ramayana" in schools and other ..

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Global warming is challenge, saving natural resources important: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Stating that global warming and environmental degradation have posed a challenge before the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stressed the need to conserve natural resources. Interacting..

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Antai Ranked 8th in FT Global EMBA Ranking 2018

Financial Times (FT) Global Executive MBA (EMBA) Ranking 2018 was released on October 15th. Antai at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) takes the eighth spot, and has made the top ten ..

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Government sets up Yoga Certification Board to certify professionals

In the wake of the rising number of centres offering yoga courses and yoga instructors, the government has set up a Yoga Certification Board (YCB) to develop standards and parameters to certify such prof..

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Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar launches web portals for research oriented schemes

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Thursday launched web portals for two schemes - IMPRESS and SPARC. With an aim to build an ecosystem of research in educational institutions. "A country achieves ..

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Teachers, parents key to childrens' scientific temperament

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday exhorted teachers and parents to contribute towards building scientific temperament among children from an early age. Sonowal, inaugurating the 26th s..

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Congress Committee President N Uttam Kumar Reddy: Will rejuvenate the education system within 100 days of coming

Congress Wednesday said it would rejuvenate the entire education system within 100 days of coming to power in Telangana, if elected after the December 7 assembly polls, by strengthening government institutions and extend..

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Govt approves scheme for setting up Indian Institute of Skills

The government Wednesday approved a scheme for setting up of Indian Institute of Skills (IISs) at different locations across the country in public private partnership (PPP). This was informed by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Mini..

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Kids spending more time with screens than outdoors

Children are spending more time in front of the screens and less time outdoors, even in rural areas, according to a study of middle-school students in the US. Researchers at North Carolina State University and Clemson Un..

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From 'Madaari' to 'Dronacharya': How village PT teacher produced Youth Olympic archery medallist

The year was 2008 and Haryana's Bhiwani was the virtual epicentre of Indian boxing after Vijender Singh's bronze winning feat at the Beijing Olympic Games. While starry-eyed youngsters were ready to beco..

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu stresses on 'complete overhaul' of country's education system

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Monday said the country's education system needed a "complete overhaul" as it was producing students with degrees instead of individuals with critical minds and e..

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Padma Bhushan awardee and eminent cardiac surgeon Devi Prasad Shetty appointed chairperson of IIM-B BoG

Padma Bhushan awardee and eminent cardiac surgeon Devi Prasad Shetty has been appointed chairperson of the Indian Institutes of Management Bangalore's Board of Governors. The decision was taken by the Board of Governors ..

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Mathematician Anand runs free off cost Super 30 educational programme to mentor 30 students for IIT JEE Exam

India has no dearth of talent but a large number of students lack access to quality education that could meet the demands of the modern times, Super 30 founder and mathematician Anand Kumar has said. Kumar..

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Government felicitates Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Medal winners with cash awards

The Government of India on Sunday felicitated the 13 medallists of the just-concluded Youth Olympic Games (YOG) after the country's athletes recorded their best-ever performance in the show-piece event. ..

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Green screen filters can help dyslexic kids read faster

Applying green filters on computer screens can help children with dyslexia read faster, a study has found. The filters had no effect on age-matched children without dyslexia, researchers said. Coloured filters for the tr..

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Union Minister Smriti Irani urges labourers in carpet industry to educate their children

Union minister Smriti Irani on Sunday urged labourers working in the carpet industry to help fulfil Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream of achieving an educated India by ensuring that t..

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Sporting event to promote Sikh culture to be held in Delhi in December

An sporting event aimed at promoting Sikh culture and tradition and creating awareness against obesity and drug menace will be held in Delhi in December, said the president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee Sun..

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HPU to be developed as 'Model Disabled-Accessible Hill University' in the Country

The Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) is being developed as a "model disabled accessible hill university" in the country, its Vice Chancellor Prof Sikander Kumar said Monday. The ..

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Farmer's son Akash claims India's maiden archery silver at Youth Olympics

Akash Malik became India's first silver-medallist in archery at the Youth Olympic Games, providing a fitting finale to the country's best-ever campaign at the marquee event here. The 15-year-old son of a farmer lost a one-sided final to ..

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Manipal private University Student embarks on 3,500-km bicycle ride to save Sangai Deer

A 23-year-old student started a 3,500-km bicycle ride to Imphal from Greater Noida Tuesday with an aim to raise awareness about Sangai deer, the state animal of Manipur. Philem Rohan Singh, pursuing master..

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Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation raises over USD 12 million for rural, tribal India

The Ekal Vidyalaya, known for its innovative single teacher school in remote rural and tribal parts of India, has raised more than USD 12 million this year so far through over 50 fund-raising concerts and three galas across the US..

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UGC tells Universities to set up 'Intellectual Property centres' and 'Innovation labs'

The UGC has asked all universities and higher educational institutions to set up 'Intellectual Property centres' and 'Innovation labs' to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. ..

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Durga Puja and Dussehra both are auspicious occasions in India

A symbol of victory, Dussehra is a festival celebrated in Hinduism. Dussehra is celebrated in different ways in different parts of India. In West Bengal, Durga Puja celebrations begin on Sashti or the sixth day of Navrat..

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IITs dominate first-ever Indian university rankings

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) dominate the first-ever standalone ranking of India's higher education institutions released by a UK-headquartered think tank on Monday. IIT Bomb..

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In Global Science Challenge: Three Indian students among 15 finalists

Three Indian students have made it to the finals of the prestigious annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge, a global science competition for teenagers to share their passion for mathematics and science. The ..

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Princess Diya Kumari Launches Early Childhood Conference

Princess Diya Kumari will host ScooNews Early ED Asia 2019, designed to focus on initiating Policy discussions with key stakeholders and betterment of the early childhood ecosystem. Jaipur is chosen as a v..

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The Punjab and Haryana High Court noticed Plea Challenges Exclusion of Research Scholars in student Union Polls in Haryana

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Haryana government on a plea challenging its decision to not allow research scholars to contest student union elections, which are set to be held in the s..

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CLAT Possible Launches its New Centre in Chandigarh for CLAT and AILET

CLAT Possible, a pan-India institute that prepares students for law entrance examinations, would soon be opening its new centre in Chandigarh. The centre would offer a series of CLAT, AILET, and Law Entrance Exam prepara..

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Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik lays foundation stone of National Institute of Homeopathy in Delhi

Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik Tuesday laid the foundation stone of National Institute of Homeopathy in outer Delhi's Narela. The institute, an extension of Nationa..

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MIT has Announced the plan to create a new college of artificial intelligence

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced plans Monday to create a new college of artificial intelligence with an initial USD 1 billion commitment for the programme focusing on..

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ICFRE spreads awareness about Forests and Environment

The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), an autonomous council under the Environment Ministry, signed two pacts Monday to spread awareness about forests, and environment among the youths of the coun..

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Deakin University, Australia has collaborated with Australian and Indian partners for Enhancing Community Media

Deakin University, Australia has collaborated with Australian and Indian partners to establish this project for enhancing citizen media avenues irrespective of the platforms that are used - be it community radio and/or o..

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Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurates Skill Training Centre in Patiala: 1,000 students will get free training in Skill Development

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) here on Saturday, where 1,000 students will get free training in skill development in the multiple co..

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Education with Employment is more effective for Youth in the Country

Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, advisor to Jammu and Kashmir governor, has urged policymakers to put more efforts to linking education with employment and entrepreneurship to ensure more job opportunities to skill..

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According to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee '50 lakh girls' empowered by Kanyashree scheme

More than 50 lakh girls of West Bengal have been empowered by the Kanyashree scheme of the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday. Kanyashree is a conditional cash transfer sch..

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Asia tops World Bank ranking on support for children

Asian nations got the highest marks in a World Bank ranking launched Thursday that names and shames countries on how much they invest in their own children, saying neglect was dooming millions to sub-par lives. ..

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FICCI Ladies Organisation has given fund for Skill Training course in SSOU and DWSSC

Symbiosis Skills and Open University (SSOU) and Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council (DWSSC) have signed an agreement to imparting training to students. The pilot course that will be ru..

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Mody University accused of Tax Evasion

Tax evasion of Rs 5.26 crore was detected in preliminary investigation carried out at Mody University in Rajasthan's Sikar district, a state directorate of revenue intelligence official said on Sunday...

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Obama Foundation aims to boost education of girls worldwide

The Obama Foundation is launching an initiative aimed at boosting educational opportunities for girls around the world. The Obama Foundation was started in 2014 with the aim of continuing ..

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Increasing 10,000 of Indian students are choosing France

The target of having 10,000 Indian students in France is within reach as an increasing number of them are choosing that country, French envoy Alexandre Ziegler said Thursday. He was addres..

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McGraw-Hill Education Launches 20th Edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

McGraw-Hill Education today announced the launch of the 20th edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine in Asia and Africa. First published in 1950, Harrison's is considered t..

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Aspiring politicians and newbies to have novel training institute at Ghaziabad

Good news for aspiring politicians. They will soon have an institute in Ghaziabad to learn the nuances of the profession, the Uttar Pradesh government said Wednesday. The decision to ..

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Centre has sanctioned scholarships for minority students

The Centre has sanctioned scholarships to minority students during 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19, Assam Minister for Welfare of Minorities and Development Department, Ranjit Dutta told the state Assembly ..

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US 'Green Growth' duo win Nobel Economics Prize

US Economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer on Monday shared the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for constructing "green growth" models that show how innovation and climate policie..

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Make it mandatory for students to do social service for being

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday suggested that educational institutions make it mandatory for students to undertake social service or service in armed forces or voluntary organisations like NSS, ..

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Latest Benefits for school going students: DTC bus passes are also valid for AC buses

The Delhi Government Tuesday approved concessional passes for students commuting in air-conditioned and cluster scheme buses, an official statement said. The decision was taken in a cabine..

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India to set up Technical Education facility to boost skills in South Africa

Johannesburg, Oct 9 (PTI) South African Minister of Higher Education Naledi Pandor and Indian High Commissioner Ruchira Kamboj officially launched the Gandhi-Mandela Centre of Specialisation for Artisan ..

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UNICEF, NASSCOM sign MoU to strengthen child rights

New Delhi, Oct 8 (PTI) UNICEF and NASSCOM Foundation Monday signed an agreement to strengthen child rights through "meaningful business interventions", an official statement sai..

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Educational institutes providing services to NRI students eligible for export incentives

Institutes providing education to non-resident Indians (NRIs) will be eligible to claim services export incentives under the commerce ministry's SEIS scheme. Providers of eligible ser..

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HC dismisses plea seeking reservation for kids born to physically challenged people

A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and P T Asha said "the rule does not provide any reservation for children of the physically handicapped." According to petitioner,..

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Jio to Connect GOVT Schools, Colleges with High-Speed Net to make U'khand 'Digital Devbhoomi':Ambani

Dehradun, Oct 7 (PTI) Having invested over Rs 4,000 crore in Uttarakhand, richest Indian Mukesh Ambani Sunday said his telecom venture Reliance Jio will in the next two years connect mos..

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UNICEF Praises PM Modi for 'Investing' Political Time in Health, Sanitation Issues

Mumbai, Oct 7 (PTI) UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for investing the "political time and efforts" in issues like health and sanitation. ..

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Girl, 10, Becomes One of the Youngest Bharatnatyam Arangetram Performers

While children her age largely remain glued to electronic gadgets, watch cartoon films or are burdened with school assignments and tuition, Manaswi, 10, chased her passion. The young girl's passion for one..

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Climate Development Tipped for Nobel Economics Prize

The 2018 Nobel season, marked by the lack of a literature award for the first time in 70 years, winds up Monday with the economics prize which experts say could go to research on the climate or development. ..

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Aspirin May Cut Liver Cancer Risk

Regular use of aspirin -- defined as taking two or more standard-dose tablets a week for over five years -- may reduce the risk of developing primary liver cancer, scientists claim. The study led by ..

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Sellers at the red light: Whose children are they anyway?

Manoj watches cynically from the sidelines of a street in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar as five-year-old Shahrukh Kasim peddles pens and his elder sister begs for alms at the red light. Keeping..

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Tech Capabilities also going to determine how nations deal with each other

Besides diplomacy, "technological capabilities" are also going to determine how different nations deal with each other, a foreign policy analyst said Friday, and asserted that India's international relations app..

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UNICEF, NSE Stress on Investment in Education, Skills Training

UNICEF and National Stock Exchange (NSE) Friday stressed on the need for urgent investment in education and skills training to meet the skill gap among the rapidly growing global population of adolescent..

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Salaries in India May Rise 10% in 2019, Highest in APAC

Salaries in the country are projected to increase by 10 per cent in 2019, the highest in the Asia Pacific region, according to a report. While noting that the salaries had risen by the same quantum in 2018..

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Refund fees if one withdraws admission or face action: HRD ministry

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has warned higher educational institutions of strict action if they do not return the fees of those withdrawing admissions. Institutions are bound to return fee..

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India faces an 'enormous challenge' of supporting its younger population: UNICEF

India which is home to the largest number of adolescents in the world has an "incredible advantage" but also faces an "enormous challenge" of supporting its younger population, U..

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ONGC to pump in Rs 1.68 cr for school drinking water in Assam

Oil major ONGC Tuesday said it is carrying out a drinking water project in over 50 schools across Assam in this financial year, entailing an investment of Rs 1.68 crore. During 2017-18, ONGC's Sc..

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China celebrates 2,569 years of Confucius

China on Friday celebrated the 2,569th birthday of Confucius, the ancient educator and philosopher regarded as an icon of traditional Chinese culture. F..

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Saudi Arabia embraces yoga in pivot towards 'moderation'

In a sparse, wood-floored studio, Saudi women squat, lunge and do headstands. Even a year ago, teaching these yoga postures could have rendered them outlaws in the conservative Islamic kingdom. Widely perceived as a Hind..

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UK govt formulating guidelines to curb children's social media use

The British government is drawing up guidelines to limit the number of hours children spend online on social media sites and apps, authorities announced Sunday. UK health secretary Matt Hancock..

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AICTE setting up 4 teacher training academies

The AICTE is setting up four teacher training academies in the country which will equip candidates with the latest changes in technical education, the council's Chairman Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabu..

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Boys' primary school blown up in Pakistan

A boys' primary school was blown up on Sunday by the Taliban in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan. It was the only school in Chitral district's Arandu village, a remote are..

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Mahatma Gandhi is in every Indian's DNA

Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Ayaan and Amaan have come up with a new rendition of Vaishnav Jan To Tene Kahiye Je on the occasion o..

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HC orders quota for transgenders in educational institutions, public appointments

The Uttarakhand High Court on Friday directed the state government to provide reservation to transgenders in educational institutions and public appointments. The high c..

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Space Education Centre inaugurated

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Friday inaugurated the Space Education Centre and Innovation Hub at the Nagaland Science Centre here. It is being set up by the De..

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Teen opens fire in Brazil school, leaving 2 injured

A teenager opened fire at a school in southeastern Brazil on Friday, leaving two students injured, authorities said. The shooting happened in the city of Medianeira in the state of Paran..

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Facebook launches programme to improve coding skills of students

Facebook has launched in the US free online education programme CodeFWDTo to increase the numbers of underrepresented and female students interested in pursuing computer programming. ..

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41,000 posts in govt schools lying vacant in Assam

Around 41,000 posts, including those of over 27,000 teachers, are lying vacant in various government run schools across Assam, the state assembly was informed on Wednesday. ..

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Children be given option to exit from Aadhaar on attaining majority

The Supreme Court Wednesday held that the consent of parents was needed for enrolment of children to obtain Aadhaar, but they should be given an option to exit from the project if they choose on attainin..

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Child rights advocates pitch for free, compulsory school education to battle trafficking

Activists and experts on Wednesday advocated free and compulsory education up to class XII as a major tool to combat the menace of child trafficking. Priyank Kanoongo, Member, National Commission..

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Mukherjee calls on youths to unite and become 'voice of change'

Former president Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday called on the youth to unite and become the "voice of change" to make the world a global society in which no one is left behind. ..