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2G Internet Too Slow, Start Regular Classes, Demand Kashmir Students

Dec 05, 2020 Naseer Ganai

The government has no issues with huge election rallies, why is it the objecting to offline classes, ask students.

A Reduced CBSE Syllabus: Boon Or Bane For Students?

Dec 04, 2020 Saikat Majumdar

Will the reduction of syllabus this year make students less prepared for the subsequent stages of their career?

Haryana Universities To Open From November 16

Government-aided and private colleges and universities to follow opening procedures

Karnataka Govt Decides To Reopen Colleges From Nov 17

Oct 23, 2020 PTI

Students will have an option to either attend the classes physically or online or can go in for blended learning by using both options: Deputy Chief Minister

Student's Health, Over The Wealth Of Knowledge - Which Way Do Educators Lean?

Schools across the country are slowly reopening with the latest SOP from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India allowing partial reopening of schools from 21st September where students from class 9 to 12 can voluntarily clarify their doubts and seek guidance from their teachers.

28 September, 2020

Edtech Giant Vedantu Ropes In Bollywood Star Aamir Khan As Brand Ambassador


'We aim to establish Vedantu synonymous to LIVE learning and revolutionise online education in India through holistic experiences that foster effective learning', says Vedantu's Chief Marketing Officer.

18 September, 2020

Delhi HC To Schools: Provide Gadgets, Internet Pack To Poor Students


The judgment came on a PIL by NGO Justice for All, represented by advocate Khagesh Jha, seeking directions to the Centre and the Delhi government to provide free laptops, tablets or mobile phones to poor kids.

28 July, 2020

Searching Mobile Signals, Looking Out For Elephants: Online Lessons For These TN Village Kids Aren’t Easy

G.C. Shekhar

Since the school kids of Gudalur region scour hillsides where mobile signals are strong enough. A few days back when a group of students were busy viewing online classes from a forested hill top, a wild elephant marched past them, scaring them away.

25 June, 2020

Online Classes Disrupted By Hackers; Schools Fight Flood Of Obscene And Abusive Messages

Lachmi Deb Roy

Online classes, necessitated by Coronavirus-induced lockdown, have become vulnerable to cyber criminals who often post obscene, vulgar and abusive content during lectures.

25 June, 2020

IIT Bombay Scraps Face-to-Face Lectures, Goes Fully Online For Next Semester

Outlook Web Bureau

In a Facebook Post Wednesday night, IIT Bombay Director Subhasis Chaudhuri said “the next semester will be run purely in the online mode so that there is no compromise on the safety and well being of the students.”

05 June, 2020

Kerala Girl Climbs Rooftop For Better Connectivity To Attend Online Classes

Outlook Web Bureau

Namitha's father said they had approached several mobile phone operators to provide better connectivity but lack of cable availability couldn't make it possible.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz