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Gujarat: Thousands of Government Employees take Mass Casual leave

Ahmedabad: Thousands of employees in the Gujarat government, including school teachers, joined the mass casual leave (CL) protest across the state on Saturday, September 17, 2022, demanding implementation of the old pension scheme (OPS). Convenor of the Rashtriya Samyukt Morcha, Saurashtra region, Mahesh Mori said, “Our main demand was OPS and this issue went unresolved […]

OUP launches Oxford Inspire

New Delhi: Oxford University Press (OUP), a department of the University of Oxford, launched the Oxford Inspire on Saturday, September 17, 2022, on completing 110 years in India. Oxford Inspire is a competency-based blended learning solutions introduced by the OUP for students of grade 1 to 8. According to a press release, “It is designed […]

Education Minister launches Awakening Programme for classes 1-5

New Delhi: Union Education Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, launched Ramakrishna Mission’s Awakening programme for students of class 1 to 5 on Thursday, September 15, 2022. The minister instructed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to institute an advisory framework for encouraging value-based education in all affiliated schools from Baalvatika to class 12. This will ensure […]

UNICEF launches Global Education Mascot

New Delhi: The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) launched a new global education mascot, Uni. The mascot will act as an ambassador for learning and will symbolize every child’s right to quality education. The Uni mascot is a full-body six-foot tall blue colour bag made of comfort foam that highlights the importance of […]

China plans to issue visas after 2 yrs of delay due to COVID restrictions

New Delhi: China on Monday announced plans to issue visas to hundreds of Indian students stranded at home for over two years due to Beijing’s strict COVID restrictions, besides various categories of travel permits for Indians including business visas. “Warmest congrats to #Indian #students! Your patience proves worthwhile. I can really share your excitement & happiness. […]