Srinagar: Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad said on Saturday that academics and researchers need to keep themselves updated with the latest developments in their areas of specialisation to stay relevant in the new and emerging multi-disciplinary approach to education and research.
New York: Countries fighting the coronavirus should not impose nationwide or large-scale school closures, which is the wrong response and compounds the societal cost of the disease, with 320 million children locked out of school at the start of December, the UN children’s agency UNICEF said on Tuesday.
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Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam government has decided to re-open elementary schools in the state from January 1, 2021 in a staggered manner.
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Chennai/IBNS: The Tamil Nadu government has postponed the reopening of schools after several parents expressed their opinions against the resumption of normal classes amid the Covid-19 pandemic, media reports said.
Guwahati: The student attendance was recorded less in the schools and colleges of Assam on the first day which reopened after a gap of eight months.
Srinagar: After a short break due to COVID-19 imposed lockdown, traditional and cultural activities have resumed in the Kashmir Valley.
New York: The COVID-19 pandemic has robbed children in the poorest countries of nearly four months of schooling, compared to six weeks of lost education for their counterparts in high income countries, according to a report published on Thursday by the UN educational and cultural organization, UNESCO; the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Bank.
Guwahati/IBNS: Joining the rest of the country, the celebrations of Durga Puja have also kicked-off at historic Kamakhya temple in Assam’s capital city Guwahati.
Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the Covid-19 scare, website ePujo.in is set to treat the audience with the same charm of being in the Durga Puja pandals virtually.
Kolkata/IBNS: The cinema halls in Kolkata are all set to reopen after seven months of closure due to Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Schools in Punjab outside containment zones will reopen from Monday for classes 9-12, the state government said on Thursday.
Kolkata/IBNS: EducationUSA is presenting U.S. University Virtual Fair in India which is dedicated to helping students discover the numerous educational opportunities available in the United States.
Guwahati/IBNS: To prevent learning gaps during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) has reduced a number of lessons of Class 12 syllabus by 30 percent including the lessons on former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, the Mandal Commission report, Gujarat riots 2002, Ayodhya dispute, writings on caste and marginalization.