84 IAS trainees, faculty members test positive for Covid-19 at Mussoorie institute

A total of 84 IAS trainee officers and faculty members have tested positive at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, said academy administration on Wednesday. After the massive spread of the COVID-19 on the campus, to control the spread of the virus further, the administration has made containment zones inside […]

IIT Guwahati declared containment zone after 60 people test Covid-19 positive

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati had been declared a containment zone after 60 people tested COVID-19 positive, according to Assam’s District Disaster Management Authority. “North Guwahati Revenue Circle has submitted a report on IIT Guwahati, where 60 persons were sick and tested positive for COVID-19 with details of their […]

Jaipur schools shut for class 1-8, Rajasthan implements new Covid guidelines

Amid the surge in Omicron cases, the Rajasthan government has imposed a fresh set of COVID-19 guidelines which has shut schools in Jaipur till January 9 for classes 1 to 8. However, colleges will have to ensure that students above 18 years of age should be fully vaccinated. “Regular classroom activities for classes 1 to 8 in all private and government […]

CM Yogi Adityanath :New Education Policy implemented to fulfil vision of self-reliant India

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that the new National Education Policy 2020 has been implemented in the country in 2020 to fulfil the vision of a “Self-reliant India”. Addressing the 54th convocation of IIT Kanpur in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Yogi said, “To fulfil the vision of a self-reliant […]

PM Modi launches blockchain-based digital degrees at 54th convocation ceremony of IIT Kanpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched blockchain-based digital degrees at the 54th convocation ceremony of Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. At the convocation, all the students were issued digital degrees through an in-house blockchain-driven technology developed at the Institute under the National Blockchain Project. These digital degrees can […]

UP govt to distribute free tablets, smartphones to 1 lakh students on Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2022, the Yogi Adityanath led government has come up with a campaign to distribute smartphones and tablets to final year students of graduation and above from December 25, which is the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister of India Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. […]

UPES Dehradun launches ‘Runway’, its biggest incubation program

Dehradun-based multi-disciplinary university, UPES, has launched ‘Runway’, its biggest incubation program to work with start-ups within and outside of the university on their ideas and help them transition into strong, scalable and successful businesses. ‘Runway’ aims to help brilliant innovators get through the early stages of setting a start-up and reach […]

PM Modi to interact with 33 newly joined girl students from Sainik Schools in Jhansi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with 33 newly joined girl students from Sainik Schools, representing all the 33 Sainik Schools across the country during his visit to Jhansi on Friday. Prime Minister’s interaction is part of his scheduled programmes organised under ‘Raksha Samarpan Parv’ scheduled at 5 pm at the Jhansi Fort. After his arrival here in the […]

NEP 2020 aims to promote India as a global study destination: Shringla

The National Education Policy 2020 aims to promote India as a global study destination and make India a Vishwa Guru, said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday. Shringla’s remarks came while addressing a diplomatic conclave organised by Chandigarh University. The event was also addressed by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan. “Our […]

Study reveals importance of ignoring distraction while learning

Cognitive training designed to focus on what’s important while ignoring distractions can enhance the brain’s information processing, enabling the ability to “learn to learn,” finds a new study on mice. “As any educator knows, merely recollecting the information we learn in school is hardly the point of an education,” says Andre Fenton, a professor of neural science […]

Madras HC terms reservation for Vanniyars in education, employment as “unconstitutional”

Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Monday issued an order terming the 10.5 percent internal reservation for the Vanniyars community in Tamil Nadu as “unconstitutional”. The order issued by the court stated that the 10.5 percent internal reservation for Vanniyars within the 20 percent reservation for most backward classes in education and […]