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SDGs to face challenge of 750 mn child marriages by 2030

Jun 30, 2016 02:26 PM According to a latest report by UNICEF, the world is all set to witness 750 million child marriages by 2030 making it a tough nut for global goals.
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Delhi hosts Teacher Changemaker Summit- 2015

May 11, 2015 10:10 AM The summit also introduced 123 micro innovations selected through a rigorous process by their partners, teachers and experts.

Invest in the youngest child Mr Finance Minister!

Feb 18, 2015 12:45 PM Dr Arun Gupta, Regional Coordinator, International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Asia Pacific, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s idea of setting up 100 smart cities will only succeed if the government invests in children.
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The Hans Foundation unveils Rs 500 cr village development project

Nov 05, 2014 01:49 PM The project is designed to significantly improve the quality of life of the low-income communities in Uttarakhand.

Sri Lankan govt renovates 13 schools in Kilinochchi

Oct 21, 2014 09:27 AM These schools had been in a dilapidated condition due to the near-30-year conflict.
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India’s Kailash, Pak’s Malala win Nobel peace prize-2014

Oct 10, 2014 01:00 PM The South Asian duo has been awarded for their unrelenting efforts against the suppression of children and young people.
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Education in 21st century must be inclusive: Karan Singh

Sep 29, 2014 05:39 AM Breakthroughs in communication technology have given us immense possibilities in this regard,” says Indian Parliamentarian Dr Karan Singh.
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Pakistan: Kalash festival ends, girls’ miseries continue

Sep 04, 2014 08:54 AM Kalash is a remote area bordering Aghanistan and is notorious for not having any girls’ school or college.
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Govt ended discrimination against rural students: SL Prez

Sep 04, 2014 08:00 AM ‘Mahindodaya’ is school development programme which is working to to end discrimination against rural students in the education field.
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Rural marathon held to promote girls' education in India

Sep 02, 2014 09:00 AM The marathon Aao Sath Chale (Come, let us walk together), saw participation of more than 1000 sports loving and spirited people.
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The best we can give our children is education: Rajapaksa

Sep 01, 2014 12:34 PM The Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa recalled that a society, in which everybody can live without any fear and suspicion
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Eradicate gender bias from its root: Indian minister

Sep 01, 2014 12:20 PM The minister was speaking at 54th Foundation day of NCERT, a premier academic body.

Indian govt to formulate new education policy

Jul 31, 2014 09:22 AM "The government proposes to formulate a new policy aimed at meeting the challenges posed by lack of quality and research,” said Smriti Irani, India’s HRD minister.
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Become agents of change: Indian President to students

Jul 22, 2014 07:07 AM Students should play the role of a catalyst in mitigating the hardships and sufferings of the people, said Pranab Mukherjee, the Indian President
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No discussions on Sri Lanka's education system: IMF

Jun 02, 2014 06:40 AM The International Monetary Fund denied that the lender has influenced the Sri Lankan govt to reduce funding for free education as claimed by the Opposition.
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‘Management’ a tough nut for campus radio stations

Mar 18, 2014 02:25 PM “Every station has a unique problem and should be looked at independently,” said Dr Sanjay Mishra, Director, Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA).
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School head can make a big difference: study

Aug 11, 2013 03:30 AM A motivated head-of- the-school can make a big difference to improve the quality of education, says a new study.
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Nothing more frustrating than being unemployable: Tharoor

Aug 02, 2013 01:10 PM India’s demographic dividend could turn into a demographic disaster, if millions of young people are not trained to be employable, cautions Shashi Tharoor.
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UNFPA to launch videos on life- skills education in India

Aug 01, 2013 09:56 AM The training videos for tutors are intended to improve the quality of teaching and learning.
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Adhocism will ruin Indian school education: Apex court

May 20, 2013 01:10 PM “We spoil the entire education system by appointing ad-hoc teachers who do not have proper qualification," a two-judge bench of India's Supreme Court said today.
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