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Efforts on to locate 15 pc of students who are registered in govt school but untraceable since lockdown: Sisodia

Issuing a set of guidelines, the ministry had also directed the states to prepare a database of children who have left the local area for their homes in other states or other parts of the same state

Published on 10th August 2020
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Tamil Nadu CM directs authorities to bring back bodies of drowned medical students in Russia

The family of Manoj Anand had petitioned Palaniswami in Salem on Sunday requesting him to take steps to bring his body back to the country

Published on 10th August 2020
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This B'luru NGO is helping millions of at-risk kids Dream a Dream. Here's how

The Bengaluru-based organisation started in 1999 and a decade into the process, they realised that the kids need a mentor, an adult to look up to

Published on 10th August 2020
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After a four-month closure, schools reopen fully in Sri Lanka

Schools were re-opened for selected grades in July but were closed again after few days following the threat of a fresh outbreak of the novel coronavirus

Published on 10th August 2020
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NEP-like policy will encourage entrepreneurship and investment in India: Aditya Berlia

The government needs to come up with newer and bolder reforms today and not wait for five or 10 years, said  Aditya Berlia, Co-Promoter, Apeejay Stya and Svran Group

Published on 9th August 2020
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FIR against Assam University prof for FB post on Ram and Modi. What was the 'joke' about? 

A case has been registered against the professor under Sections 295A,294 and 501 of the IPC. He says what is happening now has scared him

Published on 9th August 2020
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Delhi's school education board may start next year, won't be imposed on government schools

Dy CM Manish Sisodia said the board will be in sync with the reforms proposed in the new National Education Policy (NEP) and the focus will be on continuous evaluation and not year-end exams

Published on 9th August 2020
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Schools in Gaza reopen after 5 months, students attend classes without masks, social distancing

With the virus at bay, 285,000 students at UN-run schools and some 277,000 pupils at public schools were headed back to school this week

Published on 9th August 2020
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Greek to you, Sanskrit to me: What do phrases like 'hot potato', 'bone of contention' mean?

An issue over which there is continuing disagreement is called a bone of contention.   NEP draft was the bone of contention during the past year and it continues to be controversial

Published on 9th August 2020
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BEd exams being held in UP with COVID-19 norms, social distancing in place at centres

In Prayagraj, the district administration allowed hotels, restaurants, sweet shops, fruits shops and general stores to remain open on Sunday in view of the BEd entrance exams

Published on 9th August 2020
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Are we taking off from Gurukuls to ‘Gharkuls’? Homeschooling might be the way to go

But a new element comes into the picture in the avatar of parents, especially the mothers. Their role earlier was to escort their kids to school and to occasionally take part in parent-teacher meeting

Published on 9th August 2020
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No dearth of Acts for tribals in India, they just need to be implemented sensibly: Experts on E-Expressions

During the E-Expressions session on Conservation-based Tribal Development, experts stressed on the need for speed and sensibility in passing Rules to empower Tribal Acts without delay

Published on 8th August 2020
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Technology will have an important role to play in getting GER to 50% by 2035: IIT-M Director Bhaskar Ramamurthi

The panel examined the new education policy and the role technology can play in it by bringing quality education to a wider audience of students
 

Published on 8th August 2020
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Be the Marpu: How this Hyderabad youth's NGO served 16,000 meals during the COVID lockdown

Marpu Foundation is a Hyderabad-based organisation that believes in the transformational power of the youth and engages them to change the world. We find out about the various activities they do

Published on 8th August 2020
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Classes in Chottu doses: How this NGO is getting at-risk children the classes they need during lockdown

Chottu Ki Education engages beggars, school dropouts and child labourers in one-year-long bridge courses that help them gain entry into mainstream education. We find out they go about doing this

Published on 8th August 2020

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