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IIM-Calcutta's first woman director quits amid conflict with the Board

22 Mar 2021

IIM-Calcutta's first woman director quits amid conflict with the Board

Anju Seth, the first woman Director of the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C), has quit the post almost one year before her term ends.

Will consider reopening schools for classes 1-4: Maharashtra Government

27 Jan 2021

Will consider reopening schools for classes 1-4: Maharashtra Government

The Maharashtra Government will consider reopening schools for students of classes 1st to 4th if schools can smoothly run classes 5th to 8th that are set to restart from January 27, state School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said on Tuesday.

IIT- Kharagpur to conduct JEE Advanced on July 3: Education Minister

07 Jan 2021

IIT- Kharagpur to conduct JEE Advanced on July 3: Education Minister

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday announced that the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced will be conducted on July 3, 2021.

Schools reopen in Kerala, Karnataka, Assam amid strict COVID-19 regulations

02 Jan 2021

Schools reopen in Kerala, Karnataka, Assam amid strict COVID-19 regulations

Schools in Kerala, Karnataka, and Assam reopened with strict COVID-19 regulations, including masks, thermal screening, hand hygiene, and social distancing.

JEE-Main to be held four times in 2021; details here

16 Dec 2020

JEE-Main to be held four times in 2021; details here

The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main will be held four times next year, in February, March, April, and May, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said on Wednesday.

DU VC Yogesh Tyagi suspended by President over 'administrative lapses'

28 Oct 2020

DU VC Yogesh Tyagi suspended by President over 'administrative lapses'

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Delhi, Professor Yogesh Tyagi, has been suspended by President Ram Nath Kovind, officials of the Ministry of Education said on Wednesday.

SOPs for reopening schools released; no assessment for 2-3 weeks

05 Oct 2020

SOPs for reopening schools released; no assessment for 2-3 weeks

The Ministry of Education on Monday issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) for the reopening of schools from October 15.

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

15 Sep 2020

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

Around 35% of children did not receive mid-day meals during the coronavirus lockdown despite government orders, a survey conducted across five Indian states has found.

Pending CBSE exams, NEET, JEE unlikely in July: Report

22 Jun 2020

Pending CBSE exams, NEET, JEE unlikely in July: Report

The pending Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations for Classes X and XII are reportedly unlikely to be held in the month of July.

CBSE Class 12 results to be announced tomorrow

25 May 2018

CBSE Class 12 results to be announced tomorrow

The CBSE Class 12 results will be declared tomorrow (May 26), Education Ministry Secretary Anil Swarup has announced on Twitter.

China: Students illegally working overtime to build Apple iPhone X

23 Nov 2017

China: Students illegally working overtime to build Apple iPhone X

Struggling to meet the iPhone X demand amid production delays, Apple's primary supplier in Asia, Foxconn, has reportedly hired high-school students illegally to assemble the latest iPhone.

No Christmas for North Korea

27 Dec 2016

No Christmas for North Korea

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un banned Christmas celebrations in the country; as per the tradition, the North Korean people honoured his grand mother Kim Jong-suk, an anti-Japanese guerrilla and Communist activist.

North Korean minister shot dead for bad sitting posture

02 Sep 2016

North Korean minister shot dead for bad sitting posture

North Korean Vice Premier for Education Kim Yong-Jin faced Dictator Kim Jong-un's wrath for sitting in an improper posture, said South Korea's Unification Ministry spokesman Jeong Joon-hee.