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#ThrowBackToday: 11 years ago today, corporal punishment allegedly pushed a student to suicide. But did it change anything?

In today's #TBT, we bring up the case of Rouvanjit Rawla, a student from Kolkata who died by suicide after being caned by his principal. Indeed, corporal punishment is a reality of our country...

Published on 12th February 2021
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39 Tamil Nadu Colleges among India's best colleges in MHRD's NIRF rankings

Presidency College, Chennai, managed to move two ranks upward, by securing the third position in the list. Colleges in TN have done it again

Published on 8th April 2019
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Academic pressure in the Indian education system contributes to depression in students: E S Krishnamoorthy

Chennai-based neuropsychiatrist E S Krishnamoorthy believes that the Indian education system needs to accommodate students with different abilities to fight the growing depression

Published on 14th January 2020
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Actor Sharman Joshi recalls re-living college life during '3 Idiots' shoot

Based on author Chetan Bhagat's bestseller "Five Point Someone", the 2009 blockbuster stars Aamir Khan and features Boman Irani, Kareena Kapoor, Omi Vaidya, Madhavan and Sharman in pivotal roles

Published on 8th September 2020
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After Microsoft, NIIT gifts five computers to Ghana teacher who went viral

Owura Kwadwo Hottish's MS Word drawing on the blackboard impressed NIIT Ghana's business partner Dr Kapil Gupta who didn't bat an eyelid before donating computers for the kids  

Published on 23rd March 2018
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After the pandemic, education will never be the same again: PP Mathur, BGU's new VC

Prof (Dr) Premendu P Mathur, Vice-Chancellor of Birla Global University (BGU), Bhubaneswar shares his thoughts on various topics including online education, pandemic, research and a lot more 
 

Published on 20th January 2021
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AICTE Chairman says rote learning must be discouraged

AICTE Chairman backed the government's initiative of giving autonomy to select universities and colleges based on NAAC accreditation, which he said, will promote a culture of honesty among students

Published on 3rd May 2018
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At 0.11 per cent, Kerala records lowest school dropout rate in India: State Education Minister

Replying to a question in Kerala Assembly today, the Education Minister said that about 6.79 lakh new students enrolled in government schools in the state

Published on 18th January 2021
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Away from classrooms and into the mind, this artist explains her love for colour, freedom and the need to 'unschool'

To unschool is to accept and dive into education sans a classroom, where the learner is the teacher and the methods used are more personal and interactive

Published on 1st November 2017
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Bengaluru-based basketball player Sanjana Ramesh has bagged a prestigious scholarship and is headed to the US

When it comes to social media, she very active on Instagram. “Maybe I spend a bit more time on it than I should,” she says

Published on 17th December 2018
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Beyond corona: Will e-teaching become a part of the Indian educational system?

There is already a brewing revolt against online e-teaching with several teachers in Karnataka revolting against bullying by parents who get involved in their children’s e-classes

Published on 26th May 2020
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Bidding farewell to the old education system, these Gen Y tutorpreneurs are gearing up for EDU-FUSION

Brain behind India's first hybrid tutoring platform Ali Asgar Kagzi explains the need to reform the archaic Indian Education System and mix things up a bit to cater to Gen-next

Published on 14th September 2017
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Bureaucrats and politicians are obsessed with controlling our education system: Dinesh Singh

Former Delhi University VC Dinesh Singh opens up about the challenges surrounding the education system and how introspection can take us forward

Published on 20th February 2019
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By combining flexibility and creativity, the NEP will make India an Education Hub by 2030

Between ease of getting approvals and a healthier quality assessment system, the NEP will ensure that the quality of education across the country skyrockets soon

Published on 19th August 2020
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CABE meeting: States raise funding issues over New Education Policy's implementation

Many ministers have said that the Indian education system is highly regulated but inadequately funded

Published on 6th October 2019

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