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Pairing of private and public schools to boost Ek Bharat -Shreshtha Bharat by PM
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Policy Indications
December 06, 2019 Friday 04:03:58 IST

Pairing of private and public schools to boost Ek Bharat -Shreshtha Bharat by PM

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan, Gujarat through Video Message. PM congratulated Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan for spearheading the ‘Ekal School Abhiyan’ which aims to promote the education among rural and tribal children. He appreciated the Sangathan volunteers for their role in Nation building by imparting education and awareness to more than 2.8 million rural and tribal children who reside in the remotest locations across India and Nepal.Congratulating the Sangathan on reaching the figure of 1 lakh schools across India, PM said that working with passion, dedication and commitment turns an impossible Goal into an achievable one. He highlighted the fact that the Sangathan has been awarded with Gandhi Peace

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Policy Indications
December 06, 2019 Friday 03:51:36 IST
Two-day National Workshop on Preparedness for Heat Wave concludes in Bengaluru

Two-day National Workshop on Preparedness for Heat Wave concludes in Bengaluru

The two-day National Workshop on Preparedness, Mitigation and Management of Heat wave concluded successfully today in Bengaluru with all stakeholders resolving to work towards reducing the adverse effects of Heat Wave in 2020. The workshop was organised by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), in collaboration with the Govern

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Policy Indications
November 29, 2019 Friday 10:44:25 IST
Govt. has set up AIM to provide exposure to Science and Technology to Students

Govt. has set up AIM to provide exposure to Science and Technology to Students

Government has set up Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to provide exposure to Science and Technology to Students-The Government of India is encouraging the schools to provide exposure to science and technology to students so that they can be acquainted with futuristic technology platforms. Government has setup the Atal Innovation Mission

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Policy Indications
November 29, 2019 Friday 10:37:22 IST
National Water Policy

National Water Policy

Many challenges have emerged significantly in water sector, which require to be addressed through appropriate revision of National Water Policy. In order to meet the present challenges in water sector, revision of National Water Policy 2012 has been envisaged by the Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenati

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Policy Indications
November 22, 2019 Friday 11:50:35 IST
Research & Development and Training in Ayurveda & Traditional Medicine

Research & Development and Training in Ayurveda & Traditional Medicine

Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) under Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with JawaharLal Nehru University (JNU) and Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) for cooperation in the field of Research & Development and Training in Ayurveda & Tra

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

"There is an urgent need to ensure safety for women and children within their homes and create safe neighborhoods in order to protect women and children against violence and abuse," Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani. Quotes

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National Edu News
December 06, 2019 Friday 04:38:41 IST
Cognitive Science PG: COGJET 2020 to be Held on Feb 15

Cognitive Science PG: COGJET 2020 to be Held on Feb 15

The Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test (COGJET 2020)will be held on February 15 in ten centres including Bangalore. The entrance test is meant for admission to Centre for Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, Allahabad, Chandigarh University, Punjab University, IIIT Hyderabad, IIT Delhi, Kanpur.  Cognitive sciences integrates learnin

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International Edu News
December 06, 2019 Friday 12:32:39 IST
Become a Cambridge Certified English Teacher

Become a Cambridge Certified English Teacher

The British Council of India has announced the admissions to CELTA (Certificate in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages), an internationally recognised initial teaching qualification from Cambridge English Assessment (UK). It provides essential skills, knowledge and hands-on teaching practice need to teach English to adults.

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Science Innovations
December 06, 2019 Friday 02:17:32 IST
WT:Social to Prioritize Latest Content

WT:Social to Prioritize Latest Content

Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia co-founder has launched a new social media platform named WT:Social with a promise not to run advertisements or sell user data. WT:Social will follow a different algorithm compared to its competitors Facebook and Twitter in prioritising news based on currency rather than engagement. He said he was inspired to create WT:S

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Technology Inceptions
December 06, 2019 Friday 12:47:53 IST
Apple16-Inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard

Apple16-Inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard

Apple has unveiled an all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro- the world's best pro notebook-desgined for developers, photographers, film makers, scientists, music products and others. It has a 16-inch Retina Display, the lastest 8-core processors, up to 64 GB memory, next-generation graphics with upto 8 GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal design.It fea

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Education Information
November 19, 2019 Tuesday 12:59:26 IST
India sent Lakhs of Students to US in 2018-19, Second Largest after China

India sent Lakhs of Students to US in 2018-19, Second Largest after China

India sent more than 2,02,000 students to the US in 2018-19, the second largest after China which for the tenth consecutive year remained the largest source of foreign students in America, according to a report released on Monday.The '2019 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange' said the number of foreign students in the US se

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Education Information
November 18, 2019 Monday 11:25:39 IST
SCHOOL EDUCATION QUALITY INDEX

SCHOOL EDUCATION QUALITY INDEX

#Kerala wins top honours

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table December 04, 2019 Wednesday 11:11:49 IST
Baby Steps to Learning

Baby Steps to Learning

There was a time when Kindergarten was seen just as a place for teaching a few rhymes and first letters of the alphabet ABCD.. to keep the kids engaged before they start the formal learning by the age of 5 or 6. With more research into neuro science and early learning, it was found that the age of three to six is the most eventful period in a