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Meet Karthiyani Amma from Kerala who will be 100 when she clears Class X! 

Karthiyani Amma, the oldest student of the state speaks about reentering the classroom with a bang through the Aksharalaksham programme 

Published on 2nd July 2018
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Parents to pay one lakh for admissions in Class 1! Does CBSE need fee regulations? 

An admission into Standard IV for her daughter cost nearly Rs 70,000 for Shobana and it took her a protest and a complaint to the Central Board of Secondary Education for the fees to be reduced

Published on 18th June 2018
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Protest being conducted against private schools demanding fees from students selected under RTE quota

Since the protestors did not have permission to stage the protest in front of the CEO’s office here, the police arrested 33 members, including eight women

Published on 4th June 2018
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Schools in TN pick Right to Education Act lots without displaying list of applicants

By not displaying the list of all eligible applicants before lot-picking, the schools eliminate a fair chance at the admission

Published on 29th May 2018
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RTE success: Karnataka's Belagavi district receives 6700 applications this year

To popularise RTE in the district, the education department made every effort in creating awareness among parents as well as students in both rural and urban areas of Belagavi district

Published on 26th May 2018
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One in three girls in South Asia miss school during periods 

Menstruation is considered impure in many parts of South Asia and restrictions are imposed on women's movement, behaviour and eating habits during their periods

Published on 22nd May 2018
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Life and times of kids on the street in Hyderabad, as told by a survey done by ARUN 

A comprehensive survey conducted by ARUN, Hyderabad tells us about the ground reality of the street children in the city. We find out more about the survey

Published on 5th May 2018
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UoM launches Massive Open Online Courses for students with no formal education

MHRD has created MOOCs Swayam courses with the help of Microsoft and it has been offering 2,000-odd courses

Published on 28th April 2018
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RTE shocker: At least 87 Bengaluru kids asked to join schools in North Karnataka 

The principal secretary of the department has given instructions to allot seats to these students wherever there are openings in the city

Published on 26th April 2018
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Dalit student in Chennai allegedly asked to pay bribe for admission at Kendriya Vidyalaya 

The CBI sleuths have arrested the principal of Kendra Vidyalaya, Ashok Nagar on Monday night on charges of demanding a bribe of  INR 1 lakh

Published on 11th April 2018
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One-third of Karnataka colleges are run by Lingayats. Here's is how it will affect you if they get minority status  

Lingayats running the educational institutions will be exempted from many compulsions and the community people will get 50 percent reservation in these schools and colleges

Published on 20th March 2018
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Rajasthan educates over 6.5 lakh children under RTE: School Education Minister

Vasudev Devnani told the Lok Sabha that apart from being the only state to do so, it also stands first in reimbursing schools for seats reserved for weaker sections under the ambit of the RTE

Published on 9th March 2018
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We need more public schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya in every village: Prof Anita Rampal

From recent budget allocation to effective implementation of the RTE Act, Anita Rampal believes that there is more the government needs to do to strengthen the country's public education system

Published on 21st February 2018
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English, high costs and lack of concern by schools cause dropouts: Study

The study says that one of the main "excuses" given by a school is that after allotment (under EWS category), parents show no interest for admission while the institute fails to follow up on it

Published on 11th February 2018
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Feminism is about building toilets for women, fighting honour killing: Kanimozhi

DMK Women's Wing President Kanimozhi says that feminism cannot be restricted to #MeToo campaigns, they are also about fighting for basic facilities for women

Published on 27th January 2018

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