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After IIT-JEE, CBSE allows students to give board exams in home districts

New Delhi, May 27 -- The central board of secondary education (CBSE) Wednesday allowed tens of thousands of students appearing for the remaining part of the board examination in their home districts k... Read More


Government to monetize online courses to sustain Swayam scheme

New delhi, May 27 -- The Union government aims to monetise its online education courses, which have so far been available for free, with online education gaining traction and blended learning set to b... Read More


In Kanpur, IIT drones are monitoring Covid-19 hotspots

New Delhi, May 26 -- Move over Aarogya Setu mobile application, in Kanpur night vision drones are keeping an eye in covid-19 containment zones. After Kanpur, police departments of West Bengal and Guj... Read More


Govt to monetise free online education courses

NEW DELHI, May 26 -- With online education gaining traction and blended learning set to be the future, the government is looking to monetise its courses available on digital platform for free so far. ... Read More


More than one in four jobless in rural areas amid migrant influx

New Delhi, May 26 -- More than one in four workers in rural India are unemployed and the situation may worsen with millions returning to the villages from the cities as the nationwide lockdown in plac... Read More


One in every four in rural India unemployed, urban joblessness at 1-month low

NEW DELHI, May 25 -- India's rural unemployment rate climbed to 25.09% in the week ended 24 May from 22.79% in the previous week, while urban unemployment rate declined by over four percentage points ... Read More


ILO expresses 'deep concern' over labour law changes, appeals to PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi, May 25 -- The International Labour Organization (ILO) has expressed "deep concern" over the labour law amendments and exemptions in several Indian states and has appealed to Prime Minister ... Read More


Up to 20% course work goes online

New Delhi, May 23 -- With educational institutions shut indefinitely, e-learning is set be accorded legal and formal acceptance at all colleges and universities in the country. Education regulators a... Read More


Up to 20% coursework goes online

New Delhi, May 23 -- With educational institutions shut indefinitely, e-learning is set be accorded legal and formal acceptance at all colleges and universities in the country. Education regulators a... Read More


Job creation number plummets to its worst in FY20 in March

New delhi, May 22 -- New jobs in the formal sector plummeted almost 46% in March against February, making it the worst month for job creation in 2019-20, government payroll data shows. According to d... Read More