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Tripura to achieve 100 percent literacy soon

On Tuesday, the Chief Minister of Tripura, Manik Sarkar said that the state’s literacy rate will soon increase from the existing 96.82 percent to 100 percent and the neo-literate would become economically self-reliant in a phased manner. “After three phases of literacy campaign since 2011, the literacy rate now stands at 96.82 percent and it would touch 100 percent soon,” ... Read More »

Delhi school principals to get more autonomy: Sisodia

On September 8, the Delhi government announced that it has decided to do away with “administrative formalities” for routine matters in its schools and give more autonomy to principals for removing bottlenecks so that basic facilities can be provided to the students at the earliest. The announcement was made during the “State teachers award function”, where 75 Delhi government school ... Read More »

Reaching new heights: Mahatma Gandhi University launches first-ever Dementia Programme

Mahatma Gandhi University has now initiated talks with Bangor University in North Wales, UK for commencing the first ever international academic programme in Dementia (Nursing) in the country. An academic team from Bangor University is expected to visit MG University by the end of September to carry out a detailed discussion regarding the introduction of the programme, according to the ... Read More »

Spelling mistakes in Irani’s congratulatory letter!

On Friday, the Union Human Resource development (HRD) Minister) Smriti Irani, sought an explanation from CBSE over the spelling mistakes in a congratulatory letter sent on her behalf to a school teacher for good results in the board exams. The letter sent by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) went viral soon after the teacher – Richa Kumar of ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi’s Teacher’s Day plans!

Creating new waves of change and making every effort towards the education department in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now be interacting with school children on September 4, i.e. on the eve of Teachers’ Day. This will be his second such engagement with students after taking charge. Last year, the event was held on September 5, which is ... Read More »

No heavy school bags for students; Maharashtra government likely to pass a resolution

Following the footsteps of the Delhi Government to make school bags lighter for kids, now the Maharashtra Government is likely to pass a resolution to address the problem, as well. Bombay High Court’s V M Kanade and Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi, supported the Public Interest Litigation filed by the social activist Swati Patil and has given three weeks to the Government to ... Read More »

Alarming rates of IIT NIT Drop-outs; Check fee-refund details

Revealing shocking trends, over 4,400 students have dropped out of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) during the last three years. The reason is attributed to academic stress, giving preference to jobs over studies, changing institutions, among others. Since 2012, a total of 2,060 students have dropped out of the 16 IITs across the ... Read More »

No-Detention Policy gets no support; Catholic schools meet Smriti Irani

The decision taken by the Central Advisory Board on Education (CABE) to scrap the no-detention policy in classes is being supported by the representatives of Catholic schools who met the Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani for the same. The representatives stressed on how the policy has brought down the learning outcome in classes and has also impacted the performance of ... Read More »

Malala Yousafzai strikes gold: Highest scorer in British national exams

Adding another feather to her cap, Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of a Nobel peace prize, has now secured the highest grades possible in UK’s national school exams. The 18 year old has obtained six A-grades and also four As, which are the second highest in her O-level exams. She attends the Edgbaston High School in Birmingham and has achieved ... Read More »

Government banks offering 80,000 jobs; Campus recruitments to take place too

Public sector jobs are about to experience a major change as 80,000 vacancies are expected to open at top public sector banks in the country, including State Bank of India. A large number of officers and staff are most likely expected to retire with a pension, over the next two years.As many as 78,800 employees will retire during the current ... Read More »