Jharkhand  /  Published 20.07.19

Jharkhand government scanner on private schools

All private schools affiliated to the CISCE (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations) and CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) will have to be approved by the state government, r...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 05.04.20

Teach parents to teach child: CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education has asked its schools to educate and encourage parents to help their children with home-based learning, now that it seems the schools may remain closed longer ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.05.20

CBSE exams from July 1 to 15

The Central Board of Secondary Education on Monday announced that pending Class X and Class XII board exams would be held from July 1-15 with strict distancing norms in place.The exams had been postpo...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.06.19

Renewed push for Kannada in schools

The Karnataka government has directed that all schools must teach Kannada and warned of strict action in case of failure to adhere to a state law that makes the language mandatory in schools. The mini...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.19

Schools gear up for AI and Yoga

The CBSE will introduce Artificial Intelligence (AI), Early Childhood Care Education and Yoga as subjects in the 2019-20 academic year and has asked schools to apply for these “skill subjects” to ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


India  /  Published 23.11.18

SC quashes NEET Tamil-paper grace marks

The Supreme Court has quashed Madras High Court’s “arbitrary and unjustified” award of 196 grace marks to each of 24,000 students who had taken this year’s undergraduate National Eligibility-c...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.05.19

Party time for democracy

Sir — The lotus, the Bharatiya Janata Party insists, will bloom in several corners of Bengal after May 23. Indeed, BJP flags can be spotted in places that were considered to be impregnable fortresse...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.20

CBSE's horrifying ignorance about mental health

Education and equality are essential to the functioning of a democracy, more so because they are inextricably linked to each other. Both pillars and their linkage are, however, threatened when discrim...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.02.19

Stressed before board exams? Experts are all ears

I can’t concentrate on my studies, my mind runs in all directions. I am scared to get less marks than my elder sister or cousin or neighbour’s son. My parents always tell me I should do well becau...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.19

Linguistic diversity is India's advantage

Less is not always more — especially when it comes to languages and the role they play in the development of children’s attention capacity. This was evident in the findings of a study at Canada’...
By The Editorial Board


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