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  • VP asks educational institutions to play bigger role in achieving SDGs

    VP asks educational institutions to play bigger role in achieving SDGs

    Observing that the new National Education Policy—2020 is a farsighted document, the Vice President said that its implementation in letter and spirit will help us to achieve the SDG agenda.

    March 23, 2022
  • Rights and Plurality

    Rights and Plurality

    Identity is often a double-edged sword and questions of identity, if not addressed carefully, may undermine social cohesion, create friction and lead to a loss of trust in institutions, hurting assimilation of individual differences into the body politic, especially in a multireligious, multicultural society like India. No freedom is absolute and every freedom including the freedom of religion is subject to reasonable restrictions

    February 18, 2022
  • All educational institutions to reopen in Himachal from 17 Feb

    All educational institutions to reopen in Himachal from 17 Feb

    It decided that all gyms and cinema halls would be opened and all kinds of langars/community feasts will now be allowed.

    February 14, 2022
  • V-P Naidu calls for more academia-industry interface to address challenges

    V-P Naidu calls for more academia-industry interface to address challenges

    He also said that pollution, health, and poverty are other major challenges that society will have to address in a timely manner and only proper R&D based on the needs of the industry can solve this matter.

    September 13, 2021
  • Post-pandemic education

    Post-pandemic education

    Alternate modes of instruction under the common misnomer of ‘blended learning‘, are beginning to lose steam and effectiveness largely due to paucity of innovation, appropriate strategising, lack of instruction delivery models in the blended mode, redundant and repetitive applications, and shaky internet platforms

    September 8, 2021
  • Afghan educational institutions open with new gender format

    Afghan educational institutions open with new gender format

    "Some of the universities are able to use separate buildings for girls, to teach the girls separately. But a number of universities do not have buildings, they can change the time of classes," according to acting minister Abdul Baqi Haqani

    September 7, 2021
  • Odisha Schools to reopen for Class IX students

    Odisha Schools to reopen for Class IX students

    The physical classes for Class-IX students will be from 9 am to 12.30 pm excluding Sundays and Public Holidays. The students are allowed to attend classes either online mode or offline mode in consultation with their parents.

    August 6, 2021
  • Redesign learning to fit new needs

    Redesign learning to fit new needs

    EdTech and digitisation could greatly supplement the learning process.

    July 1, 2021
  • Covid norms go for a toss in Hooghly

    Covid norms go for a toss in Hooghly

    Dr Pradeep Kumar Das, IMA President, Serampore, said, within a few days almost 25 Covid patients have visited him

    April 16, 2021
  • Covid: Himachal issues guidelines for educational institutions

    Covid: Himachal issues guidelines for educational institutions

    A State Executive Committee (SEC), Disaster Management official said all educational institutions schools, colleges, universities, institutions will remain closed up to 15 April as precautionary measure keeping in view the rises in Covid-19 cases.

    April 4, 2021
  • Colleges reopen in Kashmir

    Colleges reopen in Kashmir

    Academics in Jammu and Kashmir have been hit hard for the past two years ~ first after abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019 followed by restrictions imposed as a result of Covid-19.

    February 16, 2021
  • Bangladesh educational institutions to remain closed till Feb 28

    Bangladesh educational institutions to remain closed till Feb 28

    Bangladesh on March 16, 2020, first announced the closure of all the educational institutions in the country in an effort to halt the spread of the Covid-19.

    February 14, 2021
  • Himachal shuts schools, colleges till 31 Dec due to Covid surge

    Himachal shuts schools, colleges till 31 Dec due to Covid surge

    HP to impose night curfew in four districts, including Shimla, Mandi, Kangra and Kullu, from 24 November

    November 24, 2020
  • Assam ready to reopen educational institutions from Sep 1: Biswa Sarma

    Assam ready to reopen educational institutions from Sep 1: Biswa Sarma

    All teachers and employees of the schools would compulsorily have to get themselves tested for Covid-19 between August 21 and 30, he said.

    August 18, 2020
  • Assam Govt keen to reopen educational institutions from Sept 1

    Assam Govt keen to reopen educational institutions from Sept 1

    Addressing the media, he said that all teachers and employees of the schools will have to get themselves tested for coronavirus before August 30.

    August 1, 2020
  • Digital divide in India’s education

    Digital divide in India’s education

    These educational institutions have no set date for reopening despite growing concerns of various stakeholders over the prolonged educational lockdown’s immediate, shortterm and long-term impacts on students and parents in particular and on society at large.

    June 13, 2020
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to order crackdown on illicit activities in varsitites

    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to order crackdown on illicit activities in varsitites

    "Beating somebody to death is extremely inhumane. I can feel the pain of the parents who lost their child," she said.

    October 10, 2019