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New Delhi, DL, India

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Past articles by Nilesh:

Schools reopen in Odisha for students of classes 10, 12

After a gap of about nine months, schools across Odisha on Friday reopened their classrooms to students who would shortly be appearing for their board examination. → Read More

SFI holds demonstration demanding opening of Presidency University campus

A section of students belonging to the Students’ Federation of India began a protest on the main campus of Presidency University in Kolkata on Friday demanding opening of libraries, laboratories and the office. → Read More

Karnataka govt to remove textbook content that hurt feelings of Brahmins

The Karnataka Government has instructed removal of contents from the class 6 social science textbooks after the Brahmin Development Board complained it was “insulting” to the Brahmin community. → Read More

Karnataka govt, British Council partner to strengthen education, research exchange

Government of Karnataka and the British Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further bilateral cooperation in higher education in the presence of Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Thursday. → Read More

South Korea orders schools to shut as COVID-19 cases spike

South Korea ordered schools to close from Tuesday in the capital Seoul and surrounding areas as it battles its worst outbreak of novel coronavirus since the pandemic began, surpassing the previous peak in February. → Read More

Supreme Court posts for January 25 hearing on pleas against Maratha reservation

The Supreme Court on Wednesday posted for January 25, 2021, the hearing of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a Maharashtra law that grants reservation to the Maratha community in education and jobs. → Read More

Schools affiliated to WBBSE to promote students of Class 6 to 9 to next class

The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education has decided to promote students of class 6 to 9 to the next class without any annual examination in schools affiliated to the WBBSE due to the COVID-19 situation in the 2020 academic year. → Read More

Ensure online education for specially-abled students, says Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Monday said it was the Maharashtra government’s duty to ensure special online education for specially-abled students across the state and suggested using Doordarshan to telecast educational programmes. → Read More

IIT KGP devices AI-based system to inspect quality of MSME goods

IIT Kharagpur researchers have developed a portable Artificial Intelligence-based device for automatic inspection of goods manufactured in MSMEs, an institute spokesperson said on Thursday. → Read More

South Koreans take college entrance exam amid viral resurgence

Hundreds of thousands of masked students in South Korea, including 35 confirmed COVID-19 patients, took the highly competitive university entrance exam Thursday despite a viral resurgence that forced authorities to toughen social distancing rules. → Read More

‘Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Week’ to celebrate women in science

The Embassy of Sweden in India will celebrate women scientists and entrepreneurs from both the countries for the upcoming ‘Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Week’. → Read More

Naveen Patnaik urges Centre to issue timeframe for 2020-21 academic session, board exams

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting the Union government to bring clarity on the timeframe for the conduct of Board and higher secondary examinations and duration of academic session 2020-21. → Read More

Kolkata school authorities in the dark over resumption of on-campus classes

With the West Bengal government yet to take a call on when schools can resume offline classes, Kolkata schools have no inkling whether on-campus process could begin this year or they have to continue with online arrangements till the pandemic situation improves. → Read More

Karnataka COVID-19 panel against reopening schools in December

The Technical Advisory Committee for COVID-19 in Karnataka has recommended to the state government not to reopen schools in December ahead of Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s a key meeting on Monday to take a call on the matter. → Read More

Will take legal action against CA candidates sending threat mails to exam centres: ICAI

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has warned candidates appearing for CA exams against sending threat mails to examination centres, saying legal action will be initiated for such misdemeanour. → Read More

PM Modi to dedicate 2 Ayurveda institutes to nation on 5th Ayurveda Day tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate two future-ready Ayurveda institutions -- the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (ITRA), Jamnagar and the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Jaipur -- to the nation on the occasion of the 5th Ayurveda Day on Friday, the AYUSH ministry said. → Read More

Schools in Karnataka to open only after discussion with experts: Education Minister Suresh Kumar

There are currently 30,762 active COVID-19 cases in Karnataka. As many as 8,11,581 recoveries and 11,453 deaths have been reported in the state so far. → Read More

India ranks 6th most positive about teachers in 35-country global survey

India ranks among the world’s top 10 countries when it comes to valuing its teaching workforce, according to a new 35-country global survey-based report. → Read More

IGNOU June TEE results 2020 for final year students released partially: Official

Indira Gandhi National Open University has partially released the results of students who had appeared in the June 2020 term-end examination held for final year/end semester students. → Read More

HC stays Delhi govt decision asking 12 DU colleges to pay staff salaries from students fund

Justice Navin Chawla passed the order on a plea by Delhi University Students Union (DUSU), which said the students fund cannot be used for any other activity other than for students welfare. → Read More