19 Jul 2011
Noting an increase in the number of education loan defaulters, imparting of education loans to students might have been a herculean task for the banks currently, but the Centre is in no mood to give up its stance. The government has instead extended the repayment period of education loans from 5-7 years now to up to 10 years to facilitate repayment and reduce the probability of default.
15 Nov 2011
Taking suo motu cognizance of the recent media reports of ragging in a Sainik School in Tillaiya under Kodarma district, the Jharkhand High Court on Monday directed the Education department to change the issue in Public Interest Litigation and conduct a probe into the matter.
13 Nov 2011
Inspired by his recent trip to China, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has hinted over Krishna's battlefield discussion with Arjuna compiled in the Hindu scripture ‘Gita’ to be a significant part of the school curriculum in Madhya Pradesh.
16 Jul 2011
The latest decision of the University Grant Commission (UGC) to regulate the appointment of lecturers in colleges has come as a mixed baggage.
15 Jul 2011
Even after much hue and cry over reforms in the education system of the country, no concrete steps have been taken so far by the government in this regard. The condition can be gauged from the fact that nearly half a dozen Bill related to reforms in Education sector are pending in the Parliament for want of its approval.
03 Nov 2011
In a bid to give tough lesson against malpractices, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to follow the action of the Bihar government which started a school at corrupt IAS officer’s residence.
10 Jul 2011
The Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board has decided to amend its examination pattern in order to impart quality education in the state. Now, 70 percent marks will be awarded for written examination while 30 for practical test and internal evaluation in high schools, which will be implemented for class 9 and 10 from July 2012.
14 Feb 2013
Even a month after a seven-year-old girl was raped in the premises of a Goa school, a special investigation team of police has failed to arrest the culprit.
08 Jun 2011
Emphasising on the need for greater resources for effective implementation of Right to Education Act (RTE), the state governments have demanded the Centre to grant them complete autonomy in spending the funds.
27 Sep 2011
Terrified over the incidents of kidnapping of school teachers in the area, the teachers of primary schools in rural areas of Latehar district are not attending schools and have demanded security from the local administration.