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Government unveils aggressive containment plan to tackle coronavirus outbreak

05 Apr 2020

Government unveils aggressive containment plan to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Halfway through the 21-day nationwide lockdown which bought India some time to limit infections due to the novel coronavirus, the government unveiled a document detailing a containment plan.

Coronavirus: UNICEF to help school students in India continue studies

27 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: UNICEF to help school students in India continue studies

The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted the education of as many as 80% of school students worldwide.

4 apps to help your kids learn during coronavirus crisis

22 Mar 2020

4 apps to help your kids learn during coronavirus crisis

The surge in coronavirus cases in India has prompted everyone to stay home, in quarantine.

#CBSE2020: How can Class-10 students overcome fear of Mathematics?

13 Jan 2020

#CBSE2020: How can Class-10 students overcome fear of Mathematics?

Mathematics is a challenging subject and can be a nightmare for many Class-10 students, who are scared of the subject as it involves a vast syllabus, formulae, and concepts.

#CareerBytes: How to select the best MBA college?

30 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: How to select the best MBA college?

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is one of the most sought-after post-graduate courses in the country.

#CBSE2020: Five habits of CBSE toppers every student should follow

25 Dec 2019

#CBSE2020: Five habits of CBSE toppers every student should follow

CBSE board exam preparation can be a stressful time for many students. Despite studying hard, some of them struggle to get good marks.

Chhattisgarh reopens 26 schools in Maoist-hit Bastar after 14 years

21 Nov 2019

Chhattisgarh reopens 26 schools in Maoist-hit Bastar after 14 years

Over the past month, the Chhattisgarh government has reopened 26 schools in the Bijapur district after 14 years, a report citing state government officials stated on Thursday.

#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

14 Oct 2019

#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the gateway to admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by 21 prestigious National Law Universities in India.

Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides

08 Oct 2019

Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have long been the academic dream. However, getting into the country's most coveted institute is as tough as it is stressful, as aspirants go through back-breaking preparation to crack JEE Advanced.

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

05 Sep 2019

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

03 Sep 2019

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.

This samosa-seller has cracked CA exam, after 5 failed attempts

28 Aug 2019

This samosa-seller has cracked CA exam, after 5 failed attempts

A 27-year-old Odisha man, who supported his family by running a fried-food cart, has cleared the CA Final 2019 examination, one of the most difficult professional tests.

TN government launches TV channel for students preparing for JEE

28 Aug 2019

TN government launches TV channel for students preparing for JEE

In a bid to promote and boost education among all, the Tamil Nadu government launched an exclusive educational television channel called Kalvi Tholaikkaatchi (Education TV).

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

23 Aug 2019

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.

CBSE issues new rules for registration of Class IX/XI students

20 Aug 2019

CBSE issues new rules for registration of Class IX/XI students

In an attempt to streamline all-examination related processes, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has advanced the process of registration for students of Classes IX and XI, who are set to appear in the 2021 board examinations.

How this hearing impaired woman cleared UPSC in first attempt

18 Aug 2019

How this hearing impaired woman cleared UPSC in first attempt

The Union Public Service Commission exams are as feared as they are admired. However, Indian Administrative Service officer Saumya Sharma cleared the exam in her first attempt despite her hearing disability and a viral fever on the day of the exam.

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

15 Aug 2019

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

Each year, the University Grants Commission releases a list of fake universities across India. Out of the 23 fake universities- which are "self-styled, unrecognized institutions functioning in contravention of the UGC Act"- 14 have been on the list since 2005.

DU college offers happiness course; toppers to train in Europe

13 Aug 2019

DU college offers happiness course; toppers to train in Europe

Following the footsteps of Delhi government's happiness curriculum for its government schools, Ramanujan College, which is under University of Delhi, is all set to teach its first batch of happiness classes.

'Project 100 Kalam' to offer free coaching for IIT, NEET

12 Aug 2019

'Project 100 Kalam' to offer free coaching for IIT, NEET

The success of Anand Kumar's Super 30 program, which coaches 30 underprivileged students for IIT-JEE, is widely known.

CBSE doubles exam fee for general; 24 times for SC/ST

12 Aug 2019

CBSE doubles exam fee for general; 24 times for SC/ST

In what might come as a jolt to students and parents, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has increased the fees of Class X and Class XII board examinations.

Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year

07 Aug 2019

Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year

A new paper on biomedical engineering (BME) will be introduced in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) from next year.

IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

04 Aug 2019

IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended 20 institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) of Madras and Kharagpur, University of Hyderabad, Benaras Hindu University, University of Delhi, to be granted the Institute of Eminence (IoE) tag.

Over past 2 years, 2,500 students drop out of IITs

02 Aug 2019

Over past 2 years, 2,500 students drop out of IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are among the most coveted institutes in India.

Five important things to consider before taking an education loan

29 Jul 2019

Five important things to consider before taking an education loan

With education becoming expensive and the cost of higher education skyrocketing, both in India and abroad, education loans have become a necessity today.

#CareerBytes: Top online courses to pursue to land IT jobs

28 Jul 2019

#CareerBytes: Top online courses to pursue to land IT jobs

Working in the field of information technology (IT) is one of the most popular career choices among youngsters as it is quite rewarding.

IIT-Madras will soon start offering a five-year B.Tech+MBA course

19 Jul 2019

IIT-Madras will soon start offering a five-year B.Tech+MBA course

A B.Tech and an MBA in India is like fries and ketchup: You can have one without the other, but people will look at you like you are some kind of lunatic. They shouldn't, but they will.

Amazon ventures into ed-tech, launches app for IIT JEE preparation

16 Jul 2019

Amazon ventures into ed-tech, launches app for IIT JEE preparation

After launching an online marketplace and content streaming platform, Amazon is venturing into the ed-tech space to expand its footprint in India.

#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

16 Jul 2019

#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the gateway to admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by 21 prestigious National Law Universities in India.

JEE Advanced topper cracked NTSE, KVPY; is a published author

27 Jun 2019

JEE Advanced topper cracked NTSE, KVPY; is a published author

As the results of the JEE Advanced 2019 were declared on June 14, Sonipat-resident Manan Agarwal emerged as Haryana's state topper, with an all-India rank of 14 (score 302/372).

Six Bollywood celebrities who have strong educational background

26 Jun 2019

Six Bollywood celebrities who have strong educational background

Bollywood is a place where people have to start young to become a star eventually. In this process, pursuing education often takes a backseat.

JEE 2019: Check registration and IIT seat allotment schedule here

17 Jun 2019

JEE 2019: Check registration and IIT seat allotment schedule here

The candidates who have cleared the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2019 exam need to register at the official website of Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) for counselling and seat allocation.

Once a teaseller, Odisha man helps underprivileged students crack NEET

10 Jun 2019

Once a teaseller, Odisha man helps underprivileged students crack NEET

Results of the coveted National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 came out last week and almost 8 lakh candidates cleared the medical entrance exam.

Explained: What is the controversy around Hindi 'imposition'?

05 Jun 2019

Explained: What is the controversy around Hindi 'imposition'?

Who would have thought that languages, of which there is no dearth in India, would become BJP 2.0's first controversy?

Let's dissect the trailer of Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30'

04 Jun 2019

Let's dissect the trailer of Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30'

The much-awaited official trailer of Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30 was released today.

Student-intake in DU increases by 10%, hostel accommodation remains unchanged

04 Jun 2019

Student-intake in DU increases by 10%, hostel accommodation remains unchanged

On account of implementation of the newly-introduced Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota, the Delhi University is set to expand its student intake by as much as 10%, this coming academic session.

Kerala: Student-teacher team creates affordable sanitary-pads from world's worst water-weed

28 May 2019

Kerala: Student-teacher team creates affordable sanitary-pads from world's worst water-weed

A student-teacher team from AKMHS School in Kerala's Kottoor has created low-cost sanitary napkins from water hyacinth, also called the world's worst water weed.

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

26 May 2019

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha is different in many ways; it will not only be a younger and more gender-balanced House, but also a more educated one.

#CareerBytes: 5 best educational apps for Class 12 students

03 May 2019

#CareerBytes: 5 best educational apps for Class 12 students

The Class 12 Board Examinations are crucial as they play an important role in shaping a student's career and future.

Now, Lego offers braille bricks for blind kids: Details here

29 Apr 2019

Now, Lego offers braille bricks for blind kids: Details here

In an outstanding move, the Lego Group has announced 'Lego braille bricks' - a new version of its famous construction toys.

How Artificial Intelligence is transforming the field of education

26 Apr 2019

How Artificial Intelligence is transforming the field of education

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the world. Today, AI is everywhere and is being integrated into various fields like healthcare, banking, transport, defense, and also education among others.