Friday, 21 Jun 2019
Category: E-learning

IIT-B names, shames start-ups for reneging on job offers

Mumbai: In an unprecedented move, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) on Thursday released the names of nine companies it has blacklisted for allegedly going back on plum job placements they offered to its students. These companies, most of them start-ups, were blacklisted for one year for various reasons, IIT-B spokesperson Falguni Banerjee-Naha said. Among […]

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Special education programme for disabled in Delhi govt schools

New Delhi: Every disabled child studying in Delhi government run and aided schools will now get personal attention with the AAP government asking special educators to prepare an individualised education programme (IEP). “Special educators placed in government run and aided schools have been asked to prepare an individualised education programme for every disabled child in […]

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Private schools asked to follow RTE guidelines in Odisha

Koraput: Private schools in Koraput district have been asked to follow the guidelines of the Right to Education (RTE) Act and get their doubts, if any, cleared by the district education office. A meeting in this regard was organised by the district administration recently in which principals of over 80 private schools participated. The meeting […]

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Teri university appoints Ashok Chawla as its new chancellor

New Delhi: The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri) on Wednesday officially appointed former Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla as the new Chancellor of Teri university. A statement issued here said the decision on the appointment was taken in its last meeting on August 19 by the governing council of Teri. With this, Teri ended its last […]

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India could be late by 50 years in achieving education goals

New Delhi: A UNESCO report has said that according to the current trend, India will be half a century late in achieving its global education commitments. Going by the current trend, India will be half a century late in achieving its global education commitments and the country needs fundamental changes in the education system if […]

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 Political heat intensifies in JNU for Friday elections

New Delhi: A day before Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students go to polls on Friday to elect their representatives for the JNU Students Union, leading parties of the Left and BJP-affiliated ABVP are upbeat about their prospects of winning the polls. After All India Students Federation (AISF) refused to enter the fray this year, the […]

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Over 300 students from tribal-dominated regions of Madhya Pradesh clear JEE, AIIMS

Bhopal: Over 300 students from financially weak families from the tribal-dominated regions of Madhya Pradesh have cleared competitive like JEE, AIIMS, AIPMT and NEET among others, thanks to initiatives taken by the state government. “It is unbelievable but true that by pursuing studies in government schools, crossing barriers of financial crunch, 323 students of tribal […]

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