Education

Railway board asks book stalls at the platform to sell books on India Culture, morals

The Railway Board has instructed all general managers to display books on Indian culture and morals at all platform kiosks.   Railway platforms must sell books on India Culture, morals The Railway Board has instructed all general managers to display books on Indian culture and morals at all platform kiosks. According to a report in PTI, “Zonal railways shall ensure that all ... Read More »

From nursery to university: Emerging market investors buy into education

Buildings housing the Varsity College, owned by Johannesburg-listed ADvTECH Group, are seen in Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa, September 22, 2017. Picture taken September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings LONDON (Reuters) – Two decades after Yusuf Karodia launched Mancosa, a distance learning school to teach South Africans business skills, he sold up to UK private equity firm Actis. From nurseries to ... Read More »

Tech firm Smartron collaborates with University of Southern California for research on education through technology

A partnership has been established between the Indian tech firm Smartron and University of Southern California for research on education by using wearables and machine learning technologies. The partnership with USC’s Centre for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) will focus on understanding the influence on learning when smartphones and sensors are used. About tBand Smartron’s ‘tBand’ ... Read More »

Tata Steel launches ‘The Green School Project’ with TERI in Odisha

Nvidia announced a new entry-level 16GB Shield TV bundle for $179 on Thursday, matching the price of the new Apple TV 4K launching tomorrow. The $179 Shield TV bundle comes with the console and Nvidia’s remote, but not the dedicated game controller included with the $200 16GB Shield TV. The omission lets Nvidia go toe-to-toe with Apple on pricing, but considering that the standalone Shield ... Read More »

Rajasthan BSER Class 10, Class 12 Supplementary Results 2017 declared at rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in: How to check

The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) has released the Class 10 and Class 12 supplementary results at rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in Rajasthan BSER Class 10, Class 12 Supplementary Results 2017 The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) has released the results of class 10 and Class 12 supplementary examination 2017 atrajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in  This year, the overall pass percentage of class 10 board exam stood ... Read More »

Strengthening school safety: Centre forms panel to monitor implementation of guidelines

After the barbarous murder of a student in Gurgaon and rape of a girl by a school peon in the national capital made headlines, the Centre has decided to form an inter-ministerial committee to monitor implementation of safety measures in its schools across the country. Utilizing Nirbhaya funds  It was also suggested that the Nirbhaya funds, set up in the ... Read More »

India’s first Animal Law centre set up in Hyderabad

On Friday, India’s first Centre for Animal Law was inaugurated by the Nalsar University of Law. The students will be able to conduct research and advocate animal protection rights.   Representative image On Friday, India’s first Centre for Animal Law was inaugurated by the Nalsar University of Law. The students will be able to conduct research and advocate animal protection ... Read More »

Focus on Education, Don’t Squabble Over Meat Eating, Says Nobel Laureate ‘Venky’

“All this sectarian squabble about who eats what kind of meat and all this religious antagonism between different groups is harmful to the country,” Venkatraman Ramakrishnan said. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan. Courtesy: Somerville College website New Delhi: Nobel laureate in chemistry Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has said that Indian should spend more time thinking about education, particularly in science and technology, and not be caught up ... Read More »

IIT Delhi: First ‘Industry Day’ to be held on September 23

The objective is to provide a common platform for the industry, academia and research community to come together to discuss the problems faced by the industry and form partnerships to create effective solutions. IIT Delhi The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi), a leading research institute in India, will organise its first ‘Industry Day’ meet with the theme ‘Building a ... Read More »

Ryan murder case: Odisha government issues guidelines for safety of students

After CBSE, the Odisha government has issued guidelines for school authorities on the security of students in the government schools. As per the guidelines, each visitor including parents would have to bring their identity cards before entry into school premises. Moreover, the visitors should be given a photo ID by the school until the time they are present on the ... Read More »