Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Topic: CBSE

SC strikes down CBSE’s evaluation policy to consider marks of improvement exam as final

The students, who appeared in the improvement exams, have taken admissions based on their original results and that should not be disturbed, the apex court had observed.

NCERT to cut syllabus for 2022-23, to ease load for students amid Covid disruption

Academic sessions in schools have been disrupted many times in the last two years because of Covid-19, with continuous school closures and unavailability of online resources for many students. 

CBSE changes rules mid-exams, answer sheets won’t be evaluated by teachers on same day

Board instructs affiliated schools to seal OMR sheets within 15 minutes of the exams getting over, puts onus of ‘fair’ conduct of exams on centre superintendent.

CBSE response on Class 12 board question on 2002 anti-Muslim violence affects academics

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Gandhis show politics needn’t be all about eyeing votes. CBSE call-out a lesson for others

Sonia Gandhi's spirited stance against the abhorrent CBSE passage is a rare instance when politicians have thrown their weight behind an issue that has no mass or electoral resonance.

CBSE warns students against fake reports on grace marks in Class 12 accountancy paper

Terming the reports 'totally baseless and false', CBSE informed that no reporter has spoken to the Controller of Examination and said the board has not taken any such decision.

Embarrassed by series of blunders in Class 10 & 12 board papers, CBSE sets up review panel

A controversial reference to 'feminists' in a CBSE question paper Saturday resulted not only in social media criticism, but Parliament uproar. It's the third paper to stoke a row this month.

Good of CBSE to drop the passage, but regressive thought-processes must not find their way in

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CBSE ‘drops’ controversial passage after Gandhis outrage over ‘blatantly misogynist’ paper

One set of the English question paper for Class 10 CBSE exams last week has sparked row for ‘promoting regressive notions about women’. Congress leaders have condemned the paper.

CBSE refers to subject experts on alleged gender stereotyping in Class 10 exam paper

From the Class 10 English exam conducted Saturday, excerpts from a comprehension passage, allegedly supporting 'misogynistic' & 'regressive opinions', have gone viral on Twitter.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
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Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.