Friday, June 14, 2024



LS polls: 105 winning candidates’ education between class 5 and 12

NEW DELHI, June 6: About 105, or 19%, winning candidates declared their educational qualification to be between class 5 pass and 12, while 420, or 77%, such candidates declared having a graduate degree or above, according to poll rights body ADR Seventeen winning candidates were diploma holders and one winner was "just literate," the Association of Democratic Reforms said. All 121 candidates, who declared themselves illiterate, lost the polls. There were two winning candidates who studied up to class 5, while four said they did up to class 8. Thirty-four...

Will open as many schools as number of summonses sent to me; education will remove poverty: Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 9: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said providing quality education is his Government's goal and asserted that he will open as many schools in the city as the number of summonses sent to him by probe agencies. After laying the foundation stone of a Government school building in Mayur Vihar Phase III, Kejriwal alleged that the BJP-led Centre has unleashed all its probe agencies against him as though he was the "biggest terrorist" of the country. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader has been asked...
North East

Education powerful tool to eradicate drug abuse : Arunachal CM

Itanagar, June 26: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu Monday stressed on the importance of education in eradicating the problem of drug addiction from society. During a meeting with representatives of All Monpa Students Union and All Tawang District Students Union in Tawang district, Khandu said that education is a very powerful tool to fight the menace of drug abuse. Taking to Twitter, Khandu said: “International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, reminds us of our commitment to free our society from the menace of drug abuse.” The chief...

AI offers great potential in field of learning, skilling, education: PM at G20 Education Ministers’ meeting

NEW DELHI, JUNE 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday stressed on the role of G-20 countries in striking the right balance between the opportunities and challenges posed by digital technology, which he termed as a force multiplier in increasing access to education and adapting to future needs. Addressing a G20 Education Ministers' Meeting held in Pune via video message today, the Prime Minister touched upon the potential of Artificial Intelligence which offers great potential in the field of learning, skilling and education. The Prime Minister stressed that G20 countries...
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