India  /  Published 19.01.21

Profit enters medical colleges

Profit-making companies can now set up medical colleges that may be attached to profit-making hospitals under changed rules that academics have cited as another example of the “commercialisation...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.01.21

Science scores low in education policy

Q: How do you see the New Education Policy? Sinha: The new policy articulated by the Kasturirangan Committee has emerged after 34 long years. It has been a subject of considerable introspection and c...
By Subhoranjan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 17.01.21

Delhi schools set to reopen on Monday

Staggered and shorter class hours, frequent sanitisation, and entry and exit through multiple gates are among various new ways adopted by schools in Delhi as they prepare to welcome students of classe...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Schools want teachers back on campus

Several schools have started calling teachers back to the campus or are planning to do so to prepare them for a routine once students are allowed to come back. Heads of schools said if teachers took ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.21

Class act: education funding

Learning may be priceless, but education for all cannot be achieved by skimping on funds. And if miserliness also wishes to appear benevolent, the combination can be seriously damaging. The Narendra M...
By The Editorial Board in


West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.21

Kamtapuri Bhasa Academy curriculum ‘ready’

Representatives of Kamtapuri Bhasa Academy on Saturday clarified that they had submitted schoolbooks and curriculum for introduction of Kamtapuri language as a medium of instruction in state-aided pri...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

People  /  Published 10.01.21

The bell that tells

School Ki Ghanti is a free service powered by crowdsourcing. Says Vedika, “Instagram really helped me expand my outreach as people started sending the contact numbers of those they knew personal...
By Manasi Shah in

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.01.21

Schools reopen for Class X, XII students

"Consent forms were a necessity as per administration norms. Only 50 percent of students in a classroom are allowed on a single day for which we have also prepared a schedule. Though there were o...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 02.01.21

3rd year exit lock in DU 4-year course

A Delhi University committee is considering an undergraduate programme that seeks to deny exit option at the end of three years despite such a duration being the widely followed practice and the Natio...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.12.20

CBSE exams from May to June

  The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct classes 10 and 12 exams from May 4 to June 10 next year, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced on T...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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