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Students Return To Colleges, Campuses Restore Pre-Pandemic Cheer

Sep 16, 2021 Jheelum Basu

After befriending gadgets for attending online classes and and stuffing them with countless e-books for over a year, students finally are back to the real books and are enjoying the majestic aura of the varsity libraries.

JEE-Main Result: 18 Share Top Rank, 44 Score 100 Percentile

Sep 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Starting this year, Joint Entrance Exam (JEE)-Main was conducted four times a year to offer flexibility to students and a chance to improve their scores.


PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University In Aligarh, Praises Yogi Govt In UP

Before 2017, governance in Uttar Pradesh was in hands of 'goondas' and 'mafias', but today such elements are behind bars, the Prime Minister said. Jat Figure Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh was a freedom fighter, educationist and a social reformer. Naming the university after him is met with controversy as political overtones dominate.

PM Modi To Lay Foundation Stone Of University Named After Renowned Jat Figure in UP

Sep 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, a freedom fighter, educationist and a social reformer, is set to get a state university named after him in Aligarh soon.


Women Can Study In Afghanistan In Segregated Classrooms With Islamic Dress: Taliban

The Taliban minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, laid out the new policies at a news conference, several days after Afghanistan's new rulers formed an all-male government.

01 September, 2021

Students Excited As Colleges Reopen In Himachal But Attendance Remains Lukewarm

Ashwini Sharma

A decision to open the colleges was taken in view of a significant drop in the Coronavirus cases and also due to persistent demand from students to start physical classes.


01 September, 2021

Education Minister Reviews School Reopening As Govt Assures Staff Vaccinations By September

Outlook Web Desk

The government said that the Centre is prioritising vaccination of teaching and non-teaching staff in schools across the country to "ensure a safe environment for reopening of schools".


24 August, 2021

Karnataka Becomes First State To Implement National Education Policy

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who attended the launch event virtually, hailed Karnataka for setting an example for other States to follow.


21 August, 2021

Whose Education Is It Anyway?

Sachin Shridhar

Why there is a rush to go abroad for the so-called 'Higher Education' by those who can afford it or very often by the hordes who have to stretch their parent’s resources to somehow manage to pay.


18 August, 2021

Learning Among Fear And Suspicion

Saikat Majumdar

What we have is a long-drawn situation of conflict between the fundamental interests of society. Reopening is going to be a long and uneven process, filled with fear and suspicion, more for some than for others.


11 August, 2021

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham - Tech Talks 2021

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham to conduct Tech Talks for engineering aspirants on futuristic technologies


11 August, 2021

TN Teacher Visits Students' Homes To Give Lessons As Pandemic Keeps Schools Shut

G.C. Shekhar

For the past one month Meera Ramanathan, a teacher at the Government Primary School at Kavarapatti near Pudukottai town in Tamil Nadu, has been teaching classes at the homes of her school's students.


07 August, 2021

Delhi Forms Panel To Plan School Reopening Post Covid Second Wave

Outlook Web Desk

Delhi LG Anil Baijal directed officials to set up an expert committee to chalk out a detailed plan during a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Friday.


06 August, 2021

Odisha Government To Reopen Universities, Colleges On August 16

Outlook Web Desk

Classes will resume for first year postgraduate and pre-final year undergraduate students, the higher education department tweeted.


04 August, 2021

Govt Approves Samagra Shiksha Scheme For School Education For Five Years

Outlook Web Desk

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for the continuation of the revised scheme for a period of five years.


02 August, 2021

All India Quota: Extending OBC, EWS Reservations Beyond Govt Medical Colleges

Shikhar Ranjan

The government extended reservation to Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the coveted All India Quota (AIQ) for medical seats in Government Medical Colleges of the country.


31 July, 2021

Punjab Announces Reopening Of Schools For All Classes From August 2

Outlook Web Desk

According to fresh guidelines, following proper protocols to ensure COVID-19-appropriate behaviour, all schools are allowed to open for all classes from August 2.


29 July, 2021

Engineering Courses Will Be Taught In Five Languages, Says PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Narendra Modi announced a number of initiatives in his address to the nation, marking completion of one year of the new National Education Policy (NEP)


Photo Gallery

A man carries a girl across the Rio Grande river as migrants, many from Haiti, leave Del Rio, Texas to return to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, some to avoid possible deportation from the U.S. and others to get supplies.

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People wearing protective masks are seen on a train that is traveling through Shinjuku district in Tokyo.

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Framed through a cave opening at Ita Pyta Punta or Cape Red Rock, empty boats sit moored on the banks of the Paraguay River, in Asuncion, Paraguay amid a prolonged drought, resulting in low water levels.

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White flags that are part of artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg's "In America: Remember," a temporary art installation to commemorate Americans who have died of COVID-19, stand on the National Mall in Washington.

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Pope Francis gives the thumbs up as he leaves after his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican.

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