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Ladakh's Startsapuk Tso, Tso Kar lake complex added to list of Ramsar sites

Last month, two wetlands — the Lonar lake in Maharashtra and Sur Sarovar, also known as Keetham lake, in Agra — were added to the list of Ramsar sites

Published on 24th December 2020
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UGC, AICTE to be merged into single regulator from 2021: Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare

Khare added that a single entrance exam for admission into all central universities will also be implemented from 2021

Published on 12th December 2020
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Demand for renaming JNU: Here are some universities, colleges that have had their names changed

As we debate JNU's name change, let's look at a few other educational institutions across the globe who have had their names changed in the past 

Published on 17th November 2020
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Cabinet approves Rs 5718 crore STARS programme under NEP 2020. These six states to get first benefits

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar added that the programme will cover six states- Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Odisha

Published on 14th October 2020
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Cinema halls to reopen Oct 15 onwards with 50pc capacity, one-seat distance: Javadekar 

Briefing the press at his residence, the Union minister also said that online booking of tickets will be encouraged but box office will be open for single-screen theatres

Published on 6th October 2020
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Arvind Kejriwal announces campaign to combat pollution, 'Green Delhi App' to be launched soon

He also said that a new 'anti-dust campaign' and a new policy will be brought, under which any agency that cuts down trees will have to plant 80 per cent of them at a new spot

Published on 5th October 2020
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A miracle in Mollem: How Goans are galvanising the young and upbeat with art and activism to save their habitat

Students, researchers, scientists, musicians and artists in Goa have launched a widespread movement that hopes to save the protected Mollem National Park from three developmental projects

Published on 30th August 2020
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Cabinet approves setting up National Recruitment Agency to conduct common eligibility test for central govt jobs

At present, the exams conducted by three agencies: banking personnel selection agency IBPS, railway recruitment board RRB and the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will be unified

Published on 19th August 2020
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Are the EIA feedback email IDs at MoEF not working? Here's how you can mail your thoughts successfully

Various student groups across the country have been conducting email and twitter campaigns against the new draft EIA

Published on 11th August 2020
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NEP 2020: Digital learning gets big push, govt announces Divvang-friendly software, virtual labs and more

The draft of the policy had said that online question banks of higher order questions will be made available to teachers and students for this purpose

Published on 29th July 2020
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NEP 2020: No more red tape for approvals in education, colleges can soon use online self-disclosure approval system

In a provision suggested in the NEP, universities and colleges will no longer have to wait for approvals to build, start courses and so on. They will only have to self-disclose particulars online

Published on 29th July 2020
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NEP 2020: How the plan to integrate Arts and Sciences will finally remove educational snobbery

The new National Education Policy proposes to cease the distinction between Arts and Sciences. What does this mean for students?

Published on 30th July 2020
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NEP 2020: No more UGC, AICTE, NCTE — to be replaced by a single education regulator

Plans had been in place to introduce a single higher education regulator in the country to replace other bodies such as the UGC and AICTE

Published on 29th July 2020
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NEP 2020: Modi's Ministry of Education ambitiously aims to achieve 50% Gross Enrolment Ratio by 2035

The GER in higher education has increased from 25.8 per cent in 2017-18 to 26.3 per cent in 2018-19. With the new NEP, the aim is higher

Published on 29th July 2020
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NEP 2020: Focus on promoting Indian languages, culture and traditions to students in Indian institutions

The new reforms in the policy also stated the introduction of e-courses in eight major regional languages instead of limiting the e-content to Hindi and English

Published on 29th July 2020

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