Saturday, 1 April, 2023


AAP students body wins Panjab University council president polls. But does that make party a youth favourite?

In the elections held this week, Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti fought independently only for the president's post, which it won by a margin of 660 votes.

Panchtantra tales, toys, no books till age 6: How Modi govt wants 3-8 yr olds to learn in school

The Ministry of Education released the National Curriculum Framework for foundational stage Thursday. The 360-page document has received a mixed response from educationists

Govt releases framework for credit system in learning, applicable from pre-school to PG level

The education ministry has made the framework public to invite feedback from various stakeholders. The consultation process will go on for two months.

From counting 1-10 to telling time, what Modi govt says your kids should learn from age 5 to 9

In accordance with the Samagra Shiksha scheme, Union govt has sent all states updated roadmap with different learning outcomes for students of this age group, and ways to achieve them.

Meetings in Abu Dhabi, studying infra in Tanzania — IITs gear up for offshore campuses by 2023

In January 2021, UGC amended its regulations to allow 'institutes of eminence' to set up campuses abroad, in line with the NEP 2020, which encourages Indian institutes to go global.

Training students for hackathons, revamped infra — all about new ‘PM-SHRI’ scheme for schools

Different from Kendriya & Navodaya Vidyalayas, these schools will run on Centre-state partnership & follow NEP in its entirety. First lot is likely to be announced by December.

Will tweak methodology, says Times Higher Education after IITs continue boycott of rankings

Six IITs have snubbed the THE’s widely observed university list, citing lack of transparency in its ranking procedure.

Byju’s to cut 2,500 staff, aims for ‘sizeable savings’ & profitability by March 2023

In May, the company reported a loss of Rs 4,564 crore ($554.77 million) for fiscal 2021 due to higher promotion and employee expenses.

IITs revamp curriculum, make study holistic and relevant to industry standards

IITs Bombay and Delhi have set up committees to oversee new syllabus; changes will reflect in the upcoming academic session.

IISc Bangalore retains spot in World University Rankings, only Indian institute in top 300 list

As compared to 56 Indian institutes in 2020, this year 75 varsities featured in the Times Higher Education rankings, which has been boycotted by most IITs over transparency concerns.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.