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  • Death penalty for child rapists must stay

    The Supreme Court has rightly upheld the death penalty because India cannot furnish free shelter, food and education to child rapists, terrorists and dissolute murderers. They must be sent to meet their Maker who alone knows why some human beings were born notwithstanding the United Nations insisting that the death penalty should be gradually reduced in all member countries until the utopia of its complete abolition is reached.

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    Amid Maratha quota stir, NCP demands 5 percent quota for Muslims

    Mumbai: NCP MP Majeed Memon wrote a letter to CM Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday demanding five per cent quota for Muslims in education. The state is already witnessing protests by the Maratha community for reservation in jobs and education. “…along with the reservation of the Marathas, 5 per cent reservation to Muslims in the field of education should also be considered,” Memon said in the letter.

  • Revealed! Dhadak stars Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter’s educational qualification

    Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter’s debut film is all set to hit the silver screen this Friday. The on-screen pair has been busy for the past couple of weeks doing several promotional activities. An adaptation of the Marathi film Sairat, Dhadak already has fans buzzing about the pair even before its release. But did you know about the qualification of these star kids?

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    Not educating girls globally costs USD 15-30 trillion, says World Bank

    Washington: Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between USD 15 to USD 30 trillion, the World Bank said today. Less than two thirds of girls in low-income countries complete primary school and only one in three girls completes lower secondary school, the bank said.

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    Education: Cosmetics is not enough

    The Union government has appointed a Committee, headed by K Kasturirangan, to work on a New Education Policy. The Committee is yet to submit its recommendations. Meanwhile, the government is contemplating to replace the six-decade old University Grants Commission (UGC) — a regulating authority that failed to check the rot in Higher Education. Prakash Javadekar, HRD Minister, intends to pilot the Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of UGC Act) Bill in

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    Schools seek funds from Maharashtra government to implement safety measures

    Mumbai: Students of all schools will have more provisions for safety and security from this academic year as per directives from the state. School authorities claim they do not have funds to implement these initiatives and expect the state to provide funds for implementing these measures to ensure safety of children in their premises.

  • NITI Aayog releases national strategy on Artificial Intelligence, identifies 5 focus areas

    New Delhi: NITI Aayog has identified five sectors — healthcare, agriculture, education, smart cities and infrastructure and transportation — to focus its efforts towards implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) to serve societal needs. The government’s think-tank on Monday unveiled its discussion paper on national strategy on AI which aims to guide research and development in new and emerging technologies.

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    Mumbai: BMC schools plan to extend up to Class X

    Mumbai: In order to curb the dropout rate, civic education department is planning to extend Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools from Class 1 to 10 instead of Class 1 to Class 8. Teachers are being trained to learn and teach Secondary School Certificate (SSC) curriculum so that they can teach students of Class 10.

  • MP Board result 2018: Class 10 and Class 12 results declared, check grades at mpbse.nic.in

    The Madhya Pradesh Board for Secondary Education (MPBSE) has announced the results of Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations today 14 at 10 am. Students can directly check their results. Class 10th students can register for receiving result alerts on mobile and email. Class 12th students can register for updates Students can also check their results on the official website, mpbse.nic.in.

  • Delhi University to begin admission registration from May 15

    New Delhi: Delhi University on Thursday announced its admission season will begin from May 15 for the various courses for 2018-19 session.  The dates of commencement for under graduate and post graduate programmes will be May 15 and May 18 respectively, and for M.Phil and Ph.D. courses, it will be from May 20.   Registration for all categories of students and courses will be online.

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    Karnataka SSLC Class 10 Exam Results 2018 declared: Know toppers, pass percentage; check at karresults.nic.in

    The Karnataka SSLC Result 2018 have been declared by the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) today on May 7 on its official websites kseeb.kar.nic.in, karresults.nic.in. This year, the first rank is shared by Yashas MS, a student of Mysuru’s Sadvidya High School and Sudarshan KS from Bengaluru’s Holy Child English school. Like the previous year, girls have outperformed boys in Class 10 board exam. The pass percentage of girls is 78.01 per cent

  • CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2018: Result to be declared on May 28, Class 10 Board exam result to be out soon

    Yet another declaration of exam results has been made. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to announce the Class 12 Board Exam 2018 Result on May 28. Also, it has been learnt that the board is expected to release CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2018 Result a few days after the declaration of Class 12 Results. The Class 10 and Class 12 Board Exam Results will be announced on