India  /  Published 05.03.19

Govt airs ‘intent’ on faculty rule

The NDA government on Tuesday announced its intent to take “necessary legal actions” within two days to restore the practice of hiring university teachers by applying the reservation rule to the i...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.03.19

Reservation roster: Javadekar promises action in 2 days

Human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar assured teaching aspirants that the Centre was committed to restore the reservation roster in educational institutes and there was 'no need' for a...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.18

Bengal curbs use of school premises by others

State-aided schools across Bengal will have to take the government’s permission before allowing others to use its premises for non-academic activities, according to an order issued by the school edu...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.12.19

Job relief for ad-hoc DU teachers

The central government on Thursday decided to ask the UGC to amend rules to allow universities to recruit ad-hoc teachers as a stopgap arrangement.The decision has brought relief to 4,500 ad-hoc teach...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.12.19

5000 DU teachers lay siege to VC office

Nearly 5,000 Delhi University teachers on Wednesday laid siege to the office of the vice-chancellor to demand the withdrawal of a controversial letter that has cast a shadow on the careers of 4,500 ad...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi


India  /  Published 03.12.19

DU teachers seek government help

A parliamentarian and groups of teachers from Delhi University on Tuesday sought the immediate intervention of the government to end the crisis linked to the fate of the 4,500 ad hoc teachers.Rashtriy...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.11.19

Concession in utility, service charges for all students: JNU panel

A high-level committee set up by the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has recommended that concession in utility and service charges be given to all university students and not only to those...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.18

BEd colleges face surprise checks

Kolhan University has decided to organise surprise checks at all its 17 constituent and affiliated BEd colleges to ensure classes are held regularly and focus on the quality of education. The varsity ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 20.01.20

ACTA pat for minister’s comment

The Assam College Teachers Association (ACTA) on Monday said they had accepted education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s statement on college teachers on Sunday as “constructive suggestion”.While...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Gaokao, the exam that makes traffic go silent

A stressful time for millions of Chinese just got over. The gaokao, China’s university entrance exam, was held in early June and the results are just out. This year, more than 10.31 million students...
By Neha Sahay in


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