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School holiday in Delhi tomorrow, December 3 ahead of MCD polls

Teachers have requested the release of orders for compensatory leave to perform election duty

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'Anti-Brahmin' slogans plastered on JNU walls, administration orders  probe

The JNU administration has also released a statement declaring that an inquiry had been launched into the incident

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IIT Job placements 2022: Students bag packages over Rs 1 crore per annum

Officials from the institutes opine the return to the in-person mode of placement drive has benefitted the employer and the employee alike

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Assam to kick ex-students off from college hostels to prevent ragging 

In light of the recent ragging cases in the state, the minister asserted the government would act tough against ragging
 

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SC to Tamil Nadu: Reserve 50% of medical seats for NEET in-service candidates

The vacant super-speciality seats will be permitted to be filled in by the Union of India on the basis of the All India merit list

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DU Students allegedly attacked during protest for Prof Saibaba's release 

Professor GN Saibaba was convicted in 2017 for Maoist links and indulging in activities amounting to waging war against the country
 

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Uttarakhand decides to shut down schools with less than 10 students

The government has said that about 3,000 schools will be shut 'temporarily' until they have sufficient number of students

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DU admissions 2022: Spot Round 2 allocation list for UG admission will be released today

The list will be published on the official website of DU (du.ac.in) at 5 pm today, December 2; here is how one can view it  

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Why are conviction rates low in disposal of POCSO cases in Andhra Pradesh?

Of the total POCSO cases disposed of in Andhra Pradesh, only 7.25% of them ended in convictions, while 56.15% were acquittals

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Haryana: PGIMS Rohtak Resident Doctors end strike in support of bond policy. Here's why

MBBS doctors across the state will, however, continue with their agitation, as the government has not yet met their demands regarding the bond policy

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#WhatTheFAQ: Ireland's four-day work campaign yields positive outcomes. Here's what the findings say

Earlier in June 2021, the campaign group Four Day Week Ireland revealed that 17 companies have signed up for its pilot programme

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Will appoint new VCs after High Court dismisses petitions by incumbents: Kerala Governor

The Governor, who is also the Chancellor of the state universities, has said that the Supreme Court had 'settled' the matter of law in connection with the appointment of VCs

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West Bengal recruitment scam: CBI, WBSSC at odds on number of illegal teacher recruitments

The Calcutta High Court has asked the counsels of three parties, CBI, WBSSC and the petitioners in the case to sit together on December 3 and discuss settling the difference in the two figures

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Distressed over "unfair" regulations, Foreign Medical Graduates might resort to legal action

The notification issued on July 28 this year by the National Medical Commission has been termed "dauntingly unfair" by the Foreign Medical Graduates

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Indore: ABVP accuses 6 lecturers of teaching "love jihad", "non-vegetarianism" to students in law college; teachers suspended

Some teachers promoted 'religious fundamentalism and negative thoughts about the government and the Army' among the first-year students, said the complaint by the ABVP

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Uttar Pradesh: School headmaster shot dead over suspected political rivalry

The police have said that they have identified the killers and have launched a manhunt to nab them

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US Supreme Court to have the final say on Biden's student loan cancellation plans

President Joe Biden's plan promises USD 10,000 in federal student debt forgiveness to those with incomes of less than USD 125,000 or households earning less than USD 250,000

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Unemployment rate now at 8%, highest in three months. Mass lay offs, economic slowdown, other causes behind it

Apart from the recent news of lay offs by firms such as Meta, Twitter and Salesforce, hiring has also been put on hold due to the economic slowdown

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Telangana to get nine new medical colleges; gov't sanctions 3,897 posts across categories

The nine new colleges are being built with the aim of establishing at least one medical college in each district of the state

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Schools named after caste to be rechristened in Punjab. Here's why

The state government has sought reports from district education departments to gather information on the number of schools named on the basis of caste in Punjab

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AIIMS Delhi working on cyber security policy; sever down for ninth day

In a first, AIIMS Delhi's servers were down after a ransomware attack, causing chaos in the hospital

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Assam: Dibrugarh University ragging victim undergoes spine surgery; 4 more students rusticated

The varsity suspended three hostel wardens for not being able to stop the ragging incident

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Haryana ex-CM demands "immediate" solution to protests against bond policy

Students remain dissatisfied with the modifications in the policy that were announced by CM Manohar Lal Khattar

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Delhi University: Students up in arms against online classes for semesters I and III

The Motilal Nehru and PGDAV Colleges have issued notices for temporary online classes due to ongoing examinations

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Tamil Nadu schools to give special attention to slow learners

The decision was taken as a majority of the students had poor basic education after the pandemic

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Kottayam college girls chop off hair to protest moral policing incident 

The assault lasted for nearly 10 minutes before police officers arrived at the spot and arrested those in connection with the incident

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Supreme Court rejects disabled student's plea for admission in dermatology course

The bench asked the applicant to come next time when it would form a committee to examine the issue

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Condoms, contraceptives, cigarettes found in school bags of Bengaluru Class X students

The checking was conducted mainly in the schools located on the outskirts of Bengaluru

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'University Connect' puts students at the forefront as India takes over G20 presidency 

India formally assumed the G20 presidency on December 1 with a focus on counter-terrorism and unity in tackling global challenges

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PM Modi calls on exam warriors to join in 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' activities

Pariksha Pe Charcha' is an annual event where the Prime Minister responds to questions posed by students

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Following protests, SAU forms committee on scholarships, stipends

The varsity had issued expulsion orders to two students on November 25 in connection with the protests raging on campus

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Colleges for Muslim girls not yet discussed at all levels of gov't: Karnataka CM Bommai

The CM said the proposal was introduced by the Waqf board and reflected the Board's 'personal views'. News of the colleges had irked several Hindu organisations in the state

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Interest in drone pilot training is set to spike with this new programme by MIT

The institute is planning to set up 50 centres in Tamil Nadu, fully equipped to provide training in small and medium-category drones

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Telangana gov't hospital creates history, welcomes first trans doctors to join gov't services

The two doctors joined the state-run Osmania General Hospital (OGH) as medical officers recently

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Himachal Pradesh: Education Commission fines NCFSC group of institutions to the tune of Rs 34.05 lakh

The commission found irregularities in the conduct of a teacher training programme and has declared all admissions to the programme, which was conducted in 17 institutions, 'invalid'

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Haryana: MBBS doctors continue protests as meeting with CM over bond policy remains inconclusive

In a media briefing after yesterday's meeting, the CM informed about the changes in the policy as discussed with the students

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#WhatTheFAQ: French baguette added to UN's intangible cultural heritage list. Here's why

As per the National Federation of French Bakeries, more than six billion baguettes are baked every year. Its roots can be traced back to the 17th century

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Karnataka plans to build 10 colleges for Muslim girls after hijab ban

However, Hindu organisations in the state have warned of protests against these colleges, claiming they are against the principles of secularism and the Constitution

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Kerala gov't bill seeking removal of Governor as Chancellor of state varsities flawed?

Agriculture Secretary Ashok pointed out that the preamble of the bill did not mention the circumstances for bringing in the legislation. The bill will be tabled in the upcoming Assembly session

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Visva-Bharati University: Another show-cause notice issued against a professor 

Following the gherao of the Vice-Chancellor of the Visva-Bharati University, the president of VBUFA issued another show-cause notice

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UGC revises basic requirements for PhD. Scholars, professors opine on what it means for academia

The UGC revised the basic requirements for PhD this month as per the recommendations of the NEP 2020; MPhil and publication are no longer mandatory 

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Delhi HC orders schools to provide career guidance programmes for Class XI, XII students

Justice Sanjeev Narula observed during a hearing that it was essential for students to be counselled about decision-making processes

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Kerala gov't decides against revising teacher-student ratio for high schools

In August this year, teachers' unions in Kerala claimed a revision of the ratio from 1.40 to 1.45 would lead to 1000 teachers losing their jobs in the state

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Why was this student in Hyderabad denied entry into school?

The student was allegedly denied entry for wearing an Ayyappa mala to school, leading to anger among locals

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Andhra Pradesh gov't allocates funds to add 630 new PG seats. Here are some reactions

Efforts are being made to establish 17 new medical colleges in the state and this might help address the shortage of specialists in hospitals

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AIDSO lashes out at Centre for discontinuing scholarships for minority students from Class I to VIII

The Central government reasoned that the right to free and compulsory primary education, from Classes I to VIII, was a responsibility of the government and therefore, scholarships were being stopped

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JNU Students' Union urges varsity to release delayed hostel allotment list soon

The students have drafted a letter in this regard to the Dean of Students Dr Sudheer Pratap Singh

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Four Lucknow school kids develop cars that don't pollute but clean the air!

The students behind this innovation are Viraj Mehrotra (11), Amit Mehrotra (9), Garvit Singh (12) and Shreyansh Mehrotra (14)

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Kerala HC displeased over curfew timings in women's hostel at Kozhikode Medical College

The court pointed out that such restrictions under the guise of protection on the basis of gender were nothing but patriarchy

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Telangana: Student caned by teacher for posting picture captioned "boring class"

A video of the teacher caning the girl student was recorded by her classmate and it has now gone viral on social media

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Rajasthan: Milk and free uniforms to gov't school students of Classes I-VIII

"Milk will be distributed after school assembly hours each Tuesday and Friday," Chief Minister Gehlot said

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No more non-teaching duties for Andhra Pradesh gov't school teachers. Here's why

The School Education Department has already cancelled the deputation of several teachers as personal assistants to ministers

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Centre limits pre-matric scholarship scheme to minority students of Classes IX and X only

The scheme, which earlier covered students from Classes I to VIII, will now cover only students from Classes IX and X

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Delhi: Class X, XII pre-Board examination schedule released by Education Directorate

According to the guidelines, no student would be allowed to submit answer sheets before the completion of the exam

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SAU expels two more students amid protest. Students call admin 'insensitive'; Shashi Tharoor responds

A student who was earlier rusticated by the varsity for participating in the ongoing hunger strike has been admitted to a hospital since November 22 following a seizure and a heart attack

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Jammu and Kashmir LG speaks about NEP implementation, launches new initiatives

Several agreements between the J&K government and universities were signed to achieve the goals of NEP 2020

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Application window for CBSE's Single Girl Child Scholarship 2022 closes today, November 30

The scholarship shall be renewed after a period of one year, that is, on the successful completion of Class XI

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#WhatTheFAQ: European researchers revive 'zombie viruses'. Do we have what it will take to fight them?

The finding which caught everyone's eye is the Pandoravirus yedoma which is 48,500 years old. This is a record age for a frozen virus returning to a form where it may infect other creatures

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Young advocates present Budget For Children charter to MoS Pankaj Chaudhary

The charter is the result of numerous local, state and national consultations of students with over 3,500 of their peers

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Himachal Pradesh University: Failed students allowed to continue in UG second year amidst protests over evaluation system

According to a notification issued by the HPU Registrar, such students would be allowed to take the second-year classes only after giving an undertaking

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BHU launches new scheme to provide financial aid to faculty members for projects

The new Research Promotion Scheme is meant for its faculty members who receive projects from external agencies

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Haryana: CM Khattar to meet protesting MBBS students today, November 30, over bond policy

The development comes after a meeting of the students with government officials remained inconclusive on November 27

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NILD student falls unconscious, dies. Students stir protests at the medical institute

The protesting students alleged that NILD failed to take prompt measures to arrange medical aid for the victim

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Hostel or prison? Kerala High Court asks state gov't to explain 9:30 pm curfew for girl students

Students of the Kozhikode Medical College (KMC) have been conducting a movement called 'Azadi: Break The Curfew', demanding removal of the 9:30 pm curfew

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Delhi University directs its colleges to fill up vacant assistant professor posts

DU asked that all the sanctioned posts be filled up in line with the reservation roster approved by the varsity

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Jammu and Kashmir: New schools to come up in Zero Line areas

Uri and Chautali in Baramulla are some of the areas where construction is being carried out

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Madras HC closes proceedings on Vellore medical college ragging case

The court had initiated the proceedings on its own (suo motu) based on newspaper reports on the incident

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Assam: Two students suspended, inquiry on in Dibrugarh University ragging case

"We will not tolerate such activities. Ex-students should not be allowed to stay in hostels," Assam Edu Min stated

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FMGs launch agitation at NMC headquarters protesting CRMI regulations

The students claim it is an injustice that they are being required to do two years of the Compulsory Rotatory Internship instead of one

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Accommodation, internships for Ukraine-returned Indian medical students discussed in SC

A Bench comprising Justices BR Gavai and Vikram Nath presided over the hearing and the matters were discussed in detail

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Repurposed, reoriented, redirected research to address COVID-related issues: Dr Kalaiselvi, CSIR's DG

From the ‘Golden Revolution’ to the path-breaking Steel Slag Road technology, CSIR has a lot going on. Here are some insights from the new Director General at the helm

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AP and Telangana students poor in oral Telugu skills reveals NCERT study

The study concluded that Class III students lacked basic knowledge and could not complete basic grade-level tasks

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NEET UG Counselling 2022: Registration for mop-up rounds begins today, November 28. More details here

The NEET UG counselling process is held in four rounds: All India Quota (AIQ) Round I, AIQ Round II, AIQ Mop-up Round and AIQ Stray Vacancy Round

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#WhatTheFAQ: 'Gaslighting' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year. How was it selected?

A driver of disorientation and mistrust, the word gaslighting saw a 1740% increase in lookups with high interest throughout the year 2022, says Merriam-Webster's official website

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Eggs in meals, free bus rides for Puducherry school students coming up in a week

Education Minister Namassivayam said that free uniforms would also be distributed soon among the students

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STEM on Wheels programme for gov't school students in Tamil Nadu flagged off

The scheme was launched at the Government Adi Dravidar Girls Higher Secondary School located in Kattur, Tiruchy

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Exclusive: Exam schedule of NEET, CUET, JEE should be released well in advance: UGC Chairman

With the FYUP regulations around the corner, the Chairman has confirmed that the four-year programme will be applicable to all students currently pursuing three-year UG programmes

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Manipal Institute of Tech: Professor calls student "terrorist" as "joke", gets debarred

As per the tweets being shared on the incident, the Professor "joked" about a Muslim student being Kasab, the 26/11 Mumbai attack accused terrorist

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Top Delhi private school receives bomb threat email; investigation underway

"The school campus was evacuated and a thorough search was done," DCP Chandan Chowdhary said

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Allahabad University: Students protesting fee hike gheraoed VC on November 28

The protesters gheraoed VC Sangeeta Srivastava when she was moving towards her car after leaving the office

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Team Raftar from IIT Madras launches institute's first electric racing car

Team Raftar comprises 45 students from various disciplines and it is one of the competing teams for the CFI challenge

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SC seeks response from Centre on PIL seeking free sanitary pads for schoolgirls

A Bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha took note of the plea and issued notices

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Uttar Pradesh: Four students detained by police for harassing a female teacher

In a complaint filed on Sunday, November 27, the teacher alleged that some students of Class XII were harassing her

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Navy week: About 4,000 students from over 20 Indian schools given naval ship tours in Mumbai

"The aim of such visits is to expose the next generation to the operations of the Indian Navy," a Naval spokesperson said

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Odisha: Primary school teachers protest in Bhubaneswar, seek fulfilment of demands

The complete abolition of contractual appointments and salaries on par with Central Government teachers are some of the demands they've made

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GATE 2023: IIT Kanpur releases exam schedule. More details here

The GATE 2023 exam will be held on February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2023, according to the official schedule  

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Punjab to become hub of medical education? Here's what CM Mann says

The Chief Minister mentioned that the state government has decided to construct 16 medical colleges in five years

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#WhatTheFAQ: Urumqi residents chant "Xi Jinping, step down" protesting against zero-COVID policy. Here's why

It started on November 24 in Urumqi City in China and the capital of northwest China's Xinjiang region. A deadly fire broke out at a high-rise building in Urumqi which took away 10 residents' life 

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JEE Advanced 2023 extra attempt: Education Ministry forwards students' request to IIT Guwahati

As per the MoE letter, the National Head Coordinator of AISU had sent a representation demanding an extra attempt

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Tamil Nadu: Soon, bridge courses in schools to aid Classes IV, V students

The move comes after a few students of Classes IV and V were found to be in the learning stage of Class I children

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Karnataka: School Management Association says juvenile crimes on the rise, teachers afraid to take action

“The issue of juvenile crime is continuously increasing, and it has become a very bad situation," said KAMS General Secretary Shashi Kumar

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Delhi University: Spot round 2 vacant list to be released today, November 28 at 5 pm. Details here


 

A Delhi University official informed that more than 6,000 candidates have accepted the seats allotted to them in the first spot round of admission  

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Behrampur, Odisha records third incident of ragging in two weeks

The Behrampur police had formed a special team and launched a campaign to curb ragging in educational institutions after two incidents were reported in the recent past

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Haridwar: Professor accused of sending obscene messages to girl students arrested

The girls who were reportedly targetted by the professor have slipped into depression, said the local police

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Kerala launches 9000 robotic labs for 1.2 million school students

Through the Little KITES programme, students in public schools will get hands-on training in the latest technologies areas such as robotics, IoT and Artificial Intelligence

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Vandalism, burglary, flooding: Why parents are keeping kids away from this TN gov't high school

Outsiders are reportedly breaching campus walls at night, drinking liquor and leaving bottles behind, claimed members of MKI party

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Constitution Day celebration: NLSIU Director says economic transformation was brought in by Constitution

The Director compared the Indian Constitution to the South African Constitution and said that the latter failed to bring in economic change because of systemic racism

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Data breach at Kannur University: Better cybersecurity mechanisms needed in all educational institutions, say experts

There has been a 20 per cent increase of cyber threats in the global education sector in the first three months of 2022, compared to the corresponding period of 2021

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UP: Teacher uses power drill on student for failing to recite Math table of two

The teacher allegedly did not bring the incident to the notice of the school management and instead, sent the child home after minor treatment