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Teachers Should Not Invite Students Home: Madras University
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Policy Indications
September 02, 2019 Monday 12:52:29 IST

Teachers Should Not Invite Students Home: Madras University

Madras University has banned teachers inviting students to their home as per a circular issued to prevent sexual harassment. The guidelines issued by the University Registrar stated that teachers inviting students home without approval will be dealt under the rules governing sexual harassment. The circular has also banned students from being allowed to stay in homes of teachers and also travel with them. The new regualations are meant to make the University women friendly. However, some teachers said that the new rule may be misused

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Policy Indications
August 30, 2019 Friday 09:55:57 IST
Ease of Doing Business Should Also be Applicable for Street Vendors

Ease of Doing Business Should Also be Applicable for Street Vendors

The policy of Ease of Doing Business should not be just to help the elite set up big business or for ensuring more Foreign Direct Investment. It should also help the bottom of the pyramid entrepreneurs. Most often they are challenged by the local police and law enforcement agencies. Huge penalties are imposed or they are just dri

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Policy Indications
August 14, 2019 Wednesday 02:06:55 IST
Literature Vanishing from School Curriculum : Prof Govind Prasad Sharma, NBT

Literature Vanishing from School Curriculum : Prof Govind Prasad Sharma, NBT

Literature is vanishing from school curriculam thereby clipping the wings of imagination and robbing the child of a meaningful life despite having a successful career.  He said that technology is transforming society and impacting the intellectual growth of children. The kind of education you give to the society, you get the sam

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Policy Indications
August 03, 2019 Saturday 02:48:22 IST
India Should Create Domestic Semiconductor Design Ecosystem

India Should Create Domestic Semiconductor Design Ecosystem

Professor Yee Shi Chang, National Tsing Hua University of Taiwan has stated that creation of domestic semiconductor design ecosystem will make India a competitive manufacturing nation while creating jobs. Delivering a talk on 'Building Manufacturing Capability for Competing Globally - Lessons from Taiwan', organized by FICCI

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Policy Indications
August 02, 2019 Friday 12:53:13 IST
Don't Neglect Sanskrit, No Language Should Be Imposed or Opposed: Venkaiah Naidu

Don't Neglect Sanskrit, No Language Should Be Imposed or Opposed: Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said that our nation should not neglect Sanskrit language which is the key to unlock our traditional knowledge and wisdom found in the scriptures.He said that top universities in Germany are teaching Sanskrit to enable scholars to to dechipher ancient palm leaves and scripttures to find clues for scient

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National Edu News
October 11, 2019 Friday 03:24:13 IST
UGC guidelines on plastic use

UGC guidelines on plastic use

UGC has issued guidelines on use of plastic material in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Accordingly, excess-consumption of plastic combined with limited waste disposal systems has become a challenge to the urban waste disposal systems. Calling for a systematic campaign, UGC  has urged all universities and colleges to adopt policies

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International Edu News
October 11, 2019 Friday 03:23:13 IST
Asian students converge on 5 countries

Asian students converge on 5 countries

There was a two-percentage-point increase in the share of internationally mobile students acrossOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries between 2010 and 2017, according to the ‘Education at a Glance 2019’ report. Of all mobile students across the OECD, 56% came from Asia, but two-thirds of Asian students con

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Technology Inceptions
October 10, 2019 Thursday 10:40:10 IST

Scientists are Wearing VR Goggles to Analyse Data

Scientists have started using virtual realty tools nto for gaming or entertainment but to analyse and comprehend data. "In the future, a scientist might be working on their desktop, and then they could just grab a pair of virtual reality glasses, or they may even be already wearing regular glasses that enable VR, and then start manipula

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Technology Inceptions
October 08, 2019 Tuesday 06:19:00 IST
eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the first ever national digital platform on oral health information and knowledge dissemination. Titled eDantseva, the website and mobile application was launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health.The Union Health Minister also released the Braille booklet and Voice over on

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Education Information
October 11, 2019 Friday 04:01:27 IST
Degree College Teachers Training Programme from 22nd Nov to 12th Dec 2019

Degree College Teachers Training Programme from 22nd Nov to 12th Dec 2019

The B.Sc teachers training program is going to held in TDC IISc challakere campus from 22nd November to 12th December 2019 in the following subjects : Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology . Download application form and Send your application form to gajananaj@iisc.ac.in on or before 20/10/2019

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Education Information
October 02, 2019 Wednesday 02:24:02 IST
Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition

Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition

A 'Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition' was held to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The exhibition was inaugurated by Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology. The exhibition has been organised in collaboration with a technology start-up under incubation by IIT, namely, M/s Vizara Technologie

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table October 04, 2019 Friday 09:46:10 IST
Teaching in The Time of AI

Teaching in The Time of AI

India's education system has come a long way since the Gurukula system of learning that provided undivided attention of the teacher for each student. The Pallikkutam system, considered more inclusive, reportedly gave opportunities for children from all strata of society to learn. The present organized system of education is a legacy of the Brit