Maharashtra portfolios: Sena gets Home, NCP Finance, Congress Revenue
A statement from the CM's office said that Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has been given the charge of Home, Urban Development, Forest, Environment, Water Supply, Water Conservation, Tourism, Public Undertakings, Parliamentary Affairs departments.
Educating racists is a waste of time
If racism is your platform for point-scoring, bringing up incidents from rival clubs as though this is a...
Humanoid, IoT labs among highlights at science fest next week
Hundreds of interactive science models along with a humanoid, mobile planetariu...
No proposal for education loans waiver, says govt
In the last three years from 2016-17 to March 2019, the amount of outstanding education loans rose from Rs 67,685.59 crore to Rs 75,450.68 crore in September 2019, as per data provided by public sector banks. More than 90 per cent of these accounts are standard as on March 31 this year, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha.
Leaving the nest to study abroad is hard. 3 ways a Student Travel Insurance is one of your most trusted friend in a foreign country
Should you prepay your education loan before the repayment period of 8 years?
The deduction is allowed for eight years or until the interest is paid in full, whichever is earlier. Further, there is no upper limit on claiming this interest deduction.
Edtech startup Lido Learning appoints new CTO
Lido Learning (Quality Tutorials) was launched in April 2019 by Sahil Sheth, offering live tutoring and personalised online coaching sessions to students from Class 5-9 in math and sciences from both CBSE and ICSE boards.
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View: Reframing Education Reform using Assessments as a Looking Glass
The solution was introducing State Level Assessments (SLA) - a statewide census-based assessment of students in grades I-VIII deploying standardized question papers.
Not possible to have uniform education syllabus, says minister
Since education is a subject in the Concurrent List of the Constitution and a substantial majority of schools are under the jurisdiction of state governments, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said it is for the respective state or union territory governments to decide the syllabus and curriculum.
SPV Foundation posts Rs 3 cr grant for bioscience research; TIFR scientist Vidita Vaidya bags research grant
Vidita’s Neurobiology lab at TIFR currently studies the molecular, epigenetic and cellular changes that contribute to persistent alterations in human behaviour. It also focusses on molecular and cellular adaptations that arise from sustained antidepressant treatment.
New national education policy will be in public domain very soon: HRD ministry
Addressing the Swachh Campus Ranking, 2019, event for higher educational institutions at AICTE, Pokhriyal appealed to the students to pledge for saving a litre of water everyday and encourage their near and dears ones also to do so.
For foreign degree, Indians can go anywhere
The overseas affairs ministry, which recently shared the data on Indians studying in various corners of the world, found that the total number of students who have travelled out for a foreign education rose from 5.7 lakh students in 2016 to over 8 lakh in 2018. The numbers, though, could be higher as data from several countries was being compiled when the statistics were provided.
Venture takes music education mainstream
FSM’s team of musicians began giving lessons in Mumbai schools before expanding to more cities. Today, FSM teaches the art to almost 60,000 students across 200 schools and preschools in 14 cities. Tanuja and Dharini take great pride in the numbers as initially it was very difficult to make people see the potential of their idea.
Government to check for inconsistencies in Household Expenditure survey
The meeting took place in the wake of a leaked draft of the Household Consumer Expenditure survey report showing a decline in consumer spending in rural India in 2017-18. MoSPI, which had junked the survey, said it would not use it for official purposes but was examining its repercussions and impact on all base revision of various economic indicators.
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