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PM launches portal for citizens to contribute in governance

Jul 26, 2014

PM launches portal for citizens to contribute in governance

The prime minister said in the past 60 days, the experience of his government was that there were many people who wanted to contribute towards nation-building and devote their time and energy, an official statement said. #Narendra Modi #Technology #NewsTracker #National Informatics Centre #Clean India #Skill development #Girl Child Education #Clean Ganga
Include 'third gender' children in schools, Govt advises states

Jul 24, 2014

Include 'third gender' children in schools, Govt advises states

States and union territories have been advised to take steps for admitting socially and educationally backward "third gender" children in educational institutions, parliament was told on Wednesday. #India #Education #Smriti Irani #Schools #Third gender
Delhi University's new academic session begins after FYUP episode

Jul 22, 2014

Delhi University's new academic session begins after FYUP episode

Orientation, course briefings and traditional welcome marked the beginning of the new academic calender for freshers and students of the Delhi University. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #Education #Delhi University #ABVP #DU #FYUP #academic session #orientation #classes
Sanskrit week row: Vaiko accuses BJP of 'imposing' language

Jul 17, 2014

Sanskrit week row: Vaiko accuses BJP of 'imposing' language

BJP ally MDMK on Thursday charged the party with trying to 'impose' the language on students and demanded withdrawal of the Sanskrit week. #Politics #Tamil Nadu #BJP #NewsTracker #Education #Vaiko #language #Chennai #Sanskrit #CBSE #MDMK #Sanskrit week

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Why start-ups should hire non-MBAs

Jan 16, 2014

Why start-ups should hire non-MBAs

Only in India there is still some degree of misplaced respect for MBAs in relation to startups and products. Time we open our eyes. #InMyOpinion #Education #jobs #MBA #startups
How IIT-JEE is becoming the stronghold of CBSE, urban students

Aug 05, 2013

How IIT-JEE is becoming the stronghold of CBSE, urban students

A statistical analysis of the results of 2012 admission tests by scientists at Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in Kolkata shows that certain Boards, students from high income families, and urban areas bag most of the IITs. #India #Education #IIT #Survey #CBSE #JEE-Advanced

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How IIT-JEE is becoming the stronghold of CBSE, urban students

Jul 27, 2014

International Education: Learning Personal Finance as a Life Skill

A global comparative study on the financial literacy of 15-year-olds has placed a spotlight on the growing importance of economic competency training in secondary schools...
How IIT-JEE is becoming the stronghold of CBSE, urban students

Jul 27, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Group of families to file second lawsuit challenging teacher tenure

Seven families will file suit Monday to end teacher tenure in the fiercest attack yet on job protections enjoyed by New York State educators. The families, including five from some of the most impoverished communities in the city, claim their childre...
How IIT-JEE is becoming the stronghold of CBSE, urban students

Jul 24, 2014

Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins expands educational gaming app

Trip Hawkins' educational gaming company If You Can on Thursday released an expansion of its iPad game that aims to teach children lessons about social and emotional behavior... #Electronic Arts Inc. #Trip Hawkins