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Andhra Pradesh: 72.69% schools record attendance via facial recognition, teachers continue to oppose it

Many teachers reported that they were unable to mark their attendance on time because of network issues even though they were at school by 8 am

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Coimbatore has highest number of students who will benefit from breakfast scheme. This is their plan to execute it

CCMC had floated a tender, inviting bidders for providing breakfast to a total of 7,618 students from 62 schools within the corporation limits through the common kitchen operation services

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Andhra Pradesh: Students who cleared Class X supplementary exams, good news! You can now join SC Gurukulas 

The COVID pandemic had impacted the SSC 2020 results in AP, leading to a drop in the pass percentage to 67.26 per cent. Of the 6,15,908 students who appeared for the exam, 4,14,281 cleared it

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Unpacking fake certificates scam at Madurai Kamaraj University: Family of staff members involved?

MKU authorities on Friday, August 12, lodged a police complaint with regard to the scam. Several students and alumni from MKU had raised grievances

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Picture: Edexlive)

Get a dual degree from University of Arizona and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Apply here

The dual MTech and MSc programme will be offered in Nanobiotechnology, Molecular Medicine, Nanoelectronics and Nanoengineering

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Nagpur University cancels exams due to heavy rains; revised schedule to be released soon

RTMNU Director of Board of Examination and Evaluation stated that all the principals, in-charges of exam centres, teachers and students have been informed of the cancellation  

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When a tribal student from KISS, Odisha, sat down to pen her thoughts on Independence Day 

Pupuren Oram has had a difficult life and she feels that she has many things to be grateful for. She expresses them all here

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#ChaloJantarMantar is a go. Permission granted to organise protest against NTA for technical glitches during NEET, JEE, CUET

Students have been demanding an extra attempt for these exams which were disrupted due to technical and administrative issues

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Another JEE candidate files plea in court over disparity in NTA records

The petition was filed by a Chhattisgarh resident in the Delhi HC against the NTA's records, which say that she is ineligible for the JEE (Advanced) exam despite scoring above the cut-off mark

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This year's issues with CUET will not impact plans for merger with NEET, JEE, assures UGC Chairman

The UGC's stance is that one single exam will save students the burden of writing multiple tests in the same subjects

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One Nation One Exam: Why merger of NEET, JEE and CUET might just be a recipe for disaster

Merging of the NEET UG, JEE and CUET exams might create more trouble for students, as well as for NTA, rather than solving them, writes Yasasvi Santosh

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Odisha Joint Entrance Examination: Last date to pay application fee for Special OJEE is today, August 16

It may be noted that the application date had been earlier extended by the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Board from August 7 to August 14, 2022

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#WhatTheFAQ: FIFA bans India and it won't host U-17 Women's World Cup 2022? Here are all the details  

FIFA is an international governing body while the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is a governing body of football in India  

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Ready to work with Centre on education, health; don't call them "freebies", urges Delhi CM Kejriwal

The Prime Minister used 'revdi' as a metaphor for freebies being promised by some parties to woo voters and said the people, especially the youth

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NATA Phase III results to be declared today. Here are the latest updates

The score cards will be available for the candidates to download after the results are declared

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St Xavier’s Professor Row: Petitions, protests and support pouring in from outside campus

The professor was recently slapped with a defamation notice by the university authorities demanding damage compensation to the tune of Rs 99 crore

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Bharathiar University to offer two new BSc programmes with University of Melbourne

According to sources, the application fee is Rs 500 for the General Category and others and the application fee is Rs 250 for SC/ST students

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Shortage of lectures in Kodagu, a perpetual problem: Out of 149 posts in gov't PU colleges, 48 are vacant

While a total of 149 posts have been sanctioned under the PU Board for lecturers across government colleges, 48 posts have been vacant since the beginning of this academic year

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Tamil Nadu: Why are 5 out of 31 hostels for SC\ST students not functioning in Coimbatore?

This is what District Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare department officer S Ramkumar had to say about the situation 

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Andhra Pradesh to start taking attendance of students, teachers via an app today, August 16

State President of MTF S Rama Krishna expressed doubts on how they will overcome network problems when it comes to capturing of attendance

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Students of TRR whose medical admissions were cancelled will be reallocated today, August 16

The students and their parents were anxious as there was no response from the government even after three weeks. There have been protests as well regarding the same

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Land alloted for high school in this TN village is being encroached on to build temple

Residents of the village have now demanded that the encroachments be cleared and the high school be set up to protect the interests of the students

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PM Modi credits NEP for giving people the 'strength to be free from slavery'

During his address to the country from Red Fort, Prime Minister Modi said that the NEP was a result of brainstorming and exchange of ideas

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Uttar Pradesh looks to implement AP model of government schools. Here's the plan

A two-member team from UP toured two districts in AP to study schools and training procedures in Andhra Pradesh

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar promises 20 lakh jobs for youth in state. Details here

The Chief Minister said that with the support of young people in the government, such as RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, the mission to provide jobs to the youth will be implemented

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I-Day announcement: K'taka government to undertake development of schools in Madikeri

Education Minister BC Nagesh said that a fund of Rs 9 crore was being released under the Amrut-Shaala Saulabya project for development of government schools

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Midday meal scheme was launched 27 years ago on Independence Day, August 15, 1995. Where does it stand now?

The scheme that was first launched in 1995 was meant to improve students’ attendance in schools, reduce dropouts and have a beneficial impact on children’s nutrition

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 #WhatTheFAQ: How's the josh? High, sir. Thanks to Independence Day. All that was unique about August 15 this time    

Independence Day 2022 has been special because flags are being sighted everywhere. So let's talk about all that led to this joyous celebration   

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Rajasthan: Nine-year-old Dalit boy beaten to death for touching drinking water pot 

The boy's father said he suffered injuries in his face and ear and almost became unconscious. The boy was taken to the district hospital, from where he was referred to a hospital in Udaipur

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#ChaloJantarMantar: Students to protest for another attempt at CUET, NEET and JEE Mains after August 15

Students have been using hashtags on Twitter to draw attention to the technical glitches and other issues they faced while appearing for these three exams 

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Students urge Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) to begin admission process to diploma courses 

"If TNAU will delay starting the admission, regular classes for students may get affected in the academic year," says a student 

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CUET UG: Due to delays, TN students opt for private varsities; institutes reserve seats for CUET candidates 

The further delay has irked the students and even confused many that whether they need to appear for the retest or is it just for those who were not happy with their performance in the August 4-6 test

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Independence Day: Schools, institutes talk about how #HarGharTiranga campaign "rekindles patriotism" in students

Schools, colleges and institutes talk about the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign and Independence Day. This is how it fills students up with patriotic fervour  

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Independence Day: From Tiranga Pulao to Tiranga Yatra, August 15 is exciting for students thanks to Har Ghar Tiranga campaign 

Students are gearing up to celebrate August 15 and Har Ghar Tiranga. It's certainly going to be an exciting day for the young ones of this country 

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"Great move" and "huge task" — Students, teachers, educators opine about UGC's proposal to merge NEET, JEE and CUET

Though parents and teachers find this to be a good move and are hoping for positive results, students, on the other hand, express their apprehension regarding UGC's decision  

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Coach Calling: Today, we talk about the St Xavier's Kolkata Prof who was forced to quit over an Instagram Story

Social media is YOUR SPACE, YOUR PRIVATE SPACE, wherein, YOU CHOOSE to share information with whom you like. Period!

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IGNOU July session 2022: Re-registration date extended to August 25, find out how to apply

IGNOU had earlier set the last date to apply as July 31, 2022, but the date was later extended till August 12, 2022  

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Punjab to transform into hub of medical education, 16 medical colleges to come up in next 5 years, says CM

In his speech, CM Mann assured that aspirants will no longer have to go to countries like Ukraine for medical education

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First batch of Indian students to resume studies in China soon: Ambassador Weidong

Many Indian students studying in China were stranded in India due to COVID-19 travel restrictions   

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Gujarat: Three held at an education consultancy for forging answer sheets

We have seized Rs 23.75 lakh cash, computer sets, mobile phones, etc in the raid: Inspector Sumit Rajput  

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NIDF and Chandigarh University create Guinness World Record with largest human image of a waving national flag  

Har Ghar Tiranga is in full swing as many participate in bike rallies, freedom rallies and many other several programmes  

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Officials say China-returned Indian students will be called back "very soon", anxious students happy but tired of waiting

Though China has stated that it would be taking the students back soon, updates on the same are yet to be determined and communicated    

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Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan awards Blockchain degrees to NIT Rourkela students  

NIT Rourkela is the first NIT and second Institute of National Importance to adopt this method of awarding degrees  

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Textile Ministry planning to start hybrid courses at NIFT: Piyush Goyal  

Set up in 1986, NIFT provides professional human resources to the textile and apparel industry  

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CUET candidates who missed Phase II can appear for Phase VI, announces NTA   

CUET Phase I, II, III are done. Now Phase IV has been postponed to a new date. A total of 3.72 lakh candidates will be appearing in Phase 4  

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Digital University Kerala starts admissions for doctoral programmes. Here are the details  

Three types of PhD programmes, namely full-time regular, part-time regular and industry regular are offered  

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#WhatTheFAQ: Why is the UGC proposing to merge NEET, CUET and JEE?

The UGC Chairman has teased the possibility of  JEE and NEET being dissolved to fit with the CUET, so that there is just one entrance test for all students from various disciplines

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IIT Bombay fee hike: After several protests, administration concedes to demands of students

The students, who had been on a relay hunger strike since August 5 have now called off the protests, given the administration fulfil its promises

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CUET UG 2022 Fourth Phase postponed to accommodate students' choice of city for exam centre

The second phase of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) was marred with glitches prompting the agency to cancel exams at various centres

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JEE Advanced aspirant declared "ineligible" by NTA, Delhi HC seeks NTA's stand on the student's plea

The NTA has been directed by the court to file a short affidavit on the matter and place before it all the records that are relevant, this includes the response sheet of the petitioner

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NEET UG 2022: Results and answer key to be released by NTA soon, here are steps to check your scores

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted NEET 2022 which is the undergraduate medical entrance examination on July 17 

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Tales of valour of soldiers to be included in school curriculum: Union Education Minister Pradhan

"The education ministry will soon develop an institutional mechanism for awarding academic credits for certificates received under this initiative," the Minister added

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Tamil Nadu: Fearing poor performance in NEET, 18-year-old dies by suicide in Karur  

The aspirant wrote the exam and stayed back at her grandmother's place. It was there that she died by suicide

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Odisha: Increasing retirement age of college teachers to 62, other recommendations of Assembly Standing Committee on Edu

The committee has also called for the framing of a policy for the transfer of teaching and non-teaching staff of government as well as aided colleges

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Did this Mangaluru school force students to remove their rakhis? This is what the school head had to say

On Friday, August 12, the authorities of the school issued an apology. One of the parents even tied a rakhi to Fr Lobo

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Karnataka second PU supplementary exams: Details of day one plus, the full schedule 

As many as 307 joint chiefs and sitting squads plus 64 flying squads have been deployed at the examination centres

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Telangana State EAMCET 2022 results: Andhra Pradesh students bag top honours. Here's the list of top rankers 

In both Engineering and medical streams, seven of the top 10 ranks were bagged by students of Andhra Pradesh

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Gujarat: Class XII student bribes examiner, gets debarred for one year 

The boy is one of the 22 students of the Science stream who faced disciplinary action on various grounds

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IIT Madras launches online portal NPTEL for GATE exam preparation. Here are the details

The new portal provides video solutions, practice tests and online assistance in line with the GATE syllabus  

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Union Edu Minister to launch Blockchain-powered digital degrees system at NIT Rourkela's convocation on August 13

NIT Rourkela will be the second institute of national importance to award Blockchain-based digital certificates to 1,555 graduands  

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Assume greater responsibility for solving global problems: Dharmendra Pradhan to youth on International Youth Day   

"Our youth should no longer consider themselves responsible for their families or districts, but also for the country," said Pradhan   

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Students understood that JNU is a place for free exchange of ideas and not for anti-national activities: Chancellor  

As students were limited to studying from home, they realised that the ecosystem of JNU is necessary to be more creative and productive, he added  

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#JEEMainsThirdAttemptForAll is trending again! Here's why

This year, the JEE Main exam was held in two sessions: Session I in June and Session II in July. It may be noted that the exam was held in four sessions in 2021

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CBSE should consider 50:50 weightage in Board exams: Parents' association approaches Odisha High Court

A delegation from the OAM had also visited the CBSE regional office in Bhubaneswar soon after the results were published, met the Chairman there and submitted a memorandum

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One Nation-One Examination: UGC plans to combine JEE and NEET under one umbrella   

As per reports, almost 43 lakh students appeared for JEE, NEET and CUET-UG exams this year alone  

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Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship: Here are five details you NEED to know

  Registrations opened today, August 12 for research candidates to submit an Expression of Interest for the scholarship by September 23

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#WhatTheFAQ: Did AAP government disrespect CWG medallist Divya Kakran?

The wrestler has claimed that she moved to UP after failing to receive any support from the Delhi government despite winning many medals

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POCSO Act: Karnataka HC refuses to quash case against teacher who pulled down five-year-old girl student's pants in class

In the complaint, the parents had charged the accused teacher with initially beating the child and later pulling down her pants in front of the class

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TS EAMCET 2022: Results to be declared soon. Find out how to check your scores

TSCHE has decided to waive off 25 per cent marks weightage given to the Intermediate or Class XII exams while calculating the final result

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Ukraine-returned students to be accommodated in Indian private medical colleges: Lok Sabha committee recommends

The issue was taken up in the Monsoon Session of the Parliament, but after deliberations, NMC, along with MoHFW, had concluded that accommodating the students was not a viable solution

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JEE Advanced 2022: Deadline for registration extended till today, August 12. This is how you can register 

Reports have suggested that authorities have said that there won’t be any further extension after the one made today

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Gov't school teachers of Kerala will be sensitised about POCSO Act. This is the plan 

At a recent meeting of various officers, the decision to conduct the awareness classes was taken and this was in connection with the implementation of the Act at the district level 

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IIIT Basara: Roof slab falls on PUC first-year student, injuring him 

It may be recalled that the students of IIIT Basara have been facing a host of problems

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Tamil Nadu: Anna University to get a Research Park at the cost of Rs 50 crore 

The aim of the higher education department behind setting up the research park is to promote innovations and industry-related research work in the university

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Parents from these AP villages carry children on their shoulders across a river to drop them to school

Though these villages are just four km away from Saluru, the villagers have to travel at least 12 km by road to reach Saluru for their day-to-day activities such as education

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From over 24k out-of-school children, about 18.5k have been tracked: Karnataka gov't informs High Court

The court granted the Government of Karnataka 12 weeks to submit a further status report, the court, which has been monitoring OSC since 2013

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NMC extends deadline to apply for new MBBS courses, starting medical colleges and increasing seats

The commission had earlier invited applications from July 21 and informed that the registration deadline is August 10, 2022  

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Uttar Pradesh government invites applications from research scholars for CM's Fellowship Programme

Under the Chief Minister's Fellowship Programme spanning one year, the government intends to attach one candidate to each of the 100 backward blocks  

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Health activists, resident doctors praise NMC's notice on students' mental health; ask NMC to ensure implementation

Dr Ghonia informs that the mental health of PG students is a crucial issue because the stress level for the doctors is very high

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Punjab CM accepts resignation of Baba Farid medical varsity VC. Director of Medical Edu to take charge: Sources  

Punjab CM Bhagwant Singh Mann accepts Dr Raj Bhadur's resignation. Later, the CM forwarded the resignation to the Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit  

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Admit cards for Maharashtra Bachelor of Hotel Management Common Entrance Test (MAH BHMCT) are out  

How to download them, when is the exam and all the other instructions that you need to know about — here are all the details   

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Central government to establish National Forensic Sciences University in Goa and Tripura  

On Monday, August 8, the Women Safety Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs released a notification saying 10 new NFSUs will be established   

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Children affected by COVID can experience long-term symptoms for three months, finds research   

The research, published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, examined data from volunteers between the ages of 5 and 18 across the state of Texas, USA  

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COVID re-infections plus, foot and mouth disease are being detected in children. An expert weighs in  

Infections are mild and are manageable at home. The cases are not very severe, I would not recommend closing schools at this time: Director of Rainbow Children's Hospital   

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Time to nuture great minds with great hearts: Animal Activist Zabi Khan, Hyderabad's KG Reddy College launch Changemakers Scholarship

The application process for the scholarship is in sync with KG Reddy College’s application process for admission. Candidates would be selected based on their submitted answers and interview

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JEE Advanced 2022: Registration process ends today, August 11 by 5 pm. Find out how to register

The exam is conducted for admissions to various programmes at the Indian Institutes of Technologies (IITs)

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How researchers at IISc Bangalore are using fish ear bones to estimate seawater temperature 

Because of the close correlation they found between calcium isotope ratios and temperatures, the authors are confident that their approach can now be used on fossilised samples

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Belagavi, Karnataka: For the fourth day in a row, 22 schools closed after leopard was sighted around the golf course

It has been confirmed by the forest department that the big cat is n the prowl inside the Golf Course and this was determined by the pictures clicked via the cameras

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#WhatTheFAQ: What's happening in Bihar, and what does it mean for India in 2024?

JD (U)'s Nitish Kumar took oath as the CM of Bihar for the eighth time after dumping the alliance with the BJP. We take a look at the scenario in the state

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ICAI CA Final and Inter exam application form available from today, August 11. Here are the details

The admit card for the November 2022 exam will be released 14 days prior to the exam date on the official website

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Emotional Intelligence, Art of Being Happy, Vedic Math and other value-addition courses to be launched at DU

Emotional Intelligence, Art of Being Happy, Financial Literary and Ethics, Vedic Mathematics and Value of Indian Tradition System are a few of these courses

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CUET UG Second Phase 2022: Technical glitches, cancellations and everything else that upset the exam schedule 

Expecting a similar situation on Saturday, August 6, the NTA cancelled CUET UG for the day at 53 centres and sent messages to candidates about its postponement on Friday night

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A mystery how the university accessed those pictures: St Xavier's prof who was forced to quit for posting pics in swimsuit

Responding to the professor's legal notice, the university said that it is an ''ill-motivated'' and ''dishonest'' attempt to open a close case

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With counselling to begin on August 20, Anna University re-issues show cause notices to 18 engineering colleges

"Counselling will start from August 20 and it will be difficult for these colleges to rectify their infrastructure in such a short span of time, " said a faculty member

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Gov't of Telangana organises free screening of the movie Gandhi at multiple theatres for school students

It is indeed one of a kind initiative as a huge number of students are watching the film and are getting inspired

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To empower girl students, Aakash BYJU’S will train 2,000 Class VII-XII students under Education For All

All identified students will appear for Aakash BYJU’S National Talent Hunt Exam – 2022 (ANTHE 2022) scheduled to be held between November 5 to 13 across the country

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Madras Christian College welcomes four students from Irular tribal community who will pursue their UG 

Ramya’s mother, who worked as a bonded labourer at a rice mill in Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, was rescued in 2012. Priya’s mom and dad were also rescued from a rice mill in Tiruvallur in 2010

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Delhi University students, teachers hold Tiranga Yatra as a part of Har Ghar Tiranga campaign

The rally was led by Delhi University Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh, covered a distance of four kilometres  

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NMC urges medical colleges to take care of PG students' mental health, well-being 

The Commission has also asked these colleges to submit action-taken reports on the issue, as well as the practice they follow