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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Teachers Day: Has Online Teaching Taken Joy Out Of Classrooms?

Sep 05, 2021 Sanjeev Bansal

Online teaching is not a new phenomenon. The first reference of online learning in the world is available from University of Illinois, USA in 1960. Although the Internet had not yet been invented at that time, students began to learn through computer terminals connected to each other to form a network.

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

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.

Rajasthan Introduces Digital Textbook Lessons In Sign Language For Specially-Abled Students

Aug 06, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

The Rajasthan education department claims that its initiative of offering video lessons in sign language for specially-abled students is the first of its kind in the country.

5 Ways To Boost Students’ Interest In Virtual Classrooms

Can educators engage learners and encourage participation in virtual classrooms? We take a look at the top five strategies.

21 May, 2021

Can Classrooms Be Replaced By Screens Post-Pandemic?

Manan Khurma

The pandemic has seen the EdTech industry grow manifold, with parents looking at a viable after-school programme to help their children who are struggling with school coursework.

12 March, 2021

What About These Corona Warriors? The Unheard Labour Of Teachers During The Pandemic

Nandni Sharma

Do you think taking online classes is easy? Ask your teacher, not getting enough feedback, difficulties at home and lack of resources like a smartphone are only a few of the challenges the teachers face while teaching online

13 February, 2021

Changing Role Of The Teacher In An Online Learning Environment

While the primary functions of the teacher as an educator, mentor and emotionally intelligent person remains, teachers should be well equipped to meet the challenges and aspirations of a digital student.

30 December, 2020

How 2020 Took Away Childhood From The Nation’s Poorest And Most Vulnerable Children

Saikat Majumdar

For children from India’s poorest families, a lost year of learning has been the least of their losses. School closure has meant the loss of safe spaces, daily nourishment, and the very experience of childhood.

25 December, 2020

The Digital Schoolbag: Take The Weight Off Your Child

Divya Lal

If implemented, the recent ‘Policy on School Bag 2020’ will not only reduce the weight on their backs but also reduce the mental baggage they carry every day to schools.

23 December, 2020

School Principals In Delhi Against Scrapping Of Nursery Admissions For Next Year


Usually, the process to enter children in nursery in around 1,700 schools in Delhi begins in the last week of November.

22 December, 2020

CollPoll Launches Unified Digital Education Stack For Higher Education To Meet Challenges Thrown By Covid-19

CollPoll, a Bangalore-based EdTech company, has launched a unified digital education stack for higher education. The stack includes Meticulous AMS™ (Academic Management System), Classroom LMS (Learning Management System) and Examplary EMS™ (Examinations Management System) to meet the challenges thrown at the higher education institutions by the COVID19 pandemic.

20 December, 2020

Amid Uncertain Board Exam Dates, Schools Conduct Pre-Board Exams Online


Central Board of Secondary Education had announced earlier that board exams in 2021 will be conducted in written mode and not online.

15 December, 2020

79 More Test Positive For Covid At IIT Madras, Tally Reaches 183


Following the outbreak, the institute shut all its departments and classes were being held online.

05 December, 2020

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

Naseer Ganai

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

04 December, 2020

A Reduced CBSE Syllabus: Boon Or Bane For Students?

Saikat Majumdar

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

02 November, 2020

Haryana Universities To Open From November 16


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

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Ride The Bullish Run Of Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is emerging as the new global moolah. Is India ready to cash in on the $2.36 trillion market?


Crypto Is Here, Where Are India’s Checks And Balances?

India doesn’t want to be left behind as the world begins to embrace crypto. But ­creating the necessary regulatory framework isn’t easy.

Kamalika Ghosh, Yagnesh Kansara
Crypto Is Here, Where Are India’s Checks And Balances?


Bitcoin, Altcoin, Blockchain, Mining…The Nuts And Bolts Of Cryptocurrency

Decoding the mechanics behind the befuddling yet exciting world of money that is not quite money

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra