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Stay Ahead of the Game: COMEDK entrance exam registration begins on February 15

The COMEDK entrance exam is scheduled to be held on May 28 and test scores are expected to be declared on June 10 at 11 am

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Railways officers to be recruited via Civil Services Exam; IRMS dropped

Every year, the Indian Railway Management Service exam was held by the Ministry of Railways to recruit officers

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Delhi High Court orders Delhi University to remove confusing admissions information

The court rejected a petition from a BSc (H) graduate who claimed she was ignored for admission to MSc Botany due to an error in the online application form

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Budget 2023: IIMs shocked by 50.67% cut in funding despite 8% increase in higher education budget

The reduction in funding for the IIMs was made under the Gross Budgetary Support head, which saw a decrease from Rs 323.50 cr in the 2022-23 estimate to just Rs 15.17 cr in the 2023-24 financial year

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IIT Bombay: Students allege caste discrimination; NCST demands director's response

The APPSC student group has demanded that all faculty, staff and students be caste sensitised through workshops

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Deadline for feedback on foreign University campuses in India extended until Feb 20

The reason for the extension is due to requests from stakeholders for more time to provide feedback

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NEET PG 2023 postponement: Will it, won't it? Mentors weigh in on the national exam's fate

The Union Health Ministry was ready to reschedule the exam but TCS, the exam conducting body, was unable to provide a suitable date

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Delhi University receives over 1,700 applications for fee waiver scheme for economically disadvantaged students

Eligibility criteria for the scheme include family income of less than Rs 4 lakh for a 100% waiver and between Rs 4 to 8 lakh for a 50% waiver

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Several Bharat Rashtra Samithi students detained for planning to screen BBC documentary in Osmania University

The Fraternity Movement in the University of Hyderabad campus also recently screened the same documentary without permission, leading the university authorities to take action

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IGNOU extends deadline for January 2023 admission submissions: Apply now till Feb 10!

The university also recently launched a new PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication, which is available in English, Hindi and Tamil languages through online mode

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NEET MDS Correction Window Now Open: How to make changes to your application

Candidates who failed to properly upload their images, such as pictures, signatures, or thumb impressions, are advised to make necessary corrections during the editing window

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Coach Calling: Acing a job interview in the post-pandemic world of layoffs

Follow the RESQ method. R- Research, E - Enthusiasm and Energy, S - Simplicity, Q - Question and Learn

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After inhaling chemical fumes, 11 students from UP school were hospitalised

Chemical fumes emanating from a garbage pile, including expired medicines, were set afire by ragpickers near a school on Wednesday

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#WhatTheFAQ: Why did Gautam Adani withdraw a fully subscribed FPO?

Gautam Adani's business empire's shares saw a significant dip following allegations of fraud by an activist US investment group Hindenburg Research

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Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, 2 districts announce holiday for schools, colleges 

One-day holiday for schools and colleges was announced for Nagapattinam district while only the closure of schools has been announced for Thiruvarur district

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Union Budget 2023-24: What do experts opine about allocation for education sector?

The budget was criticised by experts because they felt that it overlooked several important issues in the education sector

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Tamil Nadu: Gov't will spend Rs 784 crore to construct 5,351 gov't school classrooms

The Breakfast scheme has been implemented in a few districts and will be implemented across the entire state soon, says Chief Minister MK Stalin 

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Union Budget 2023-24: Seven new nursing colleges expected in Odisha out of 157 announced

The government medical colleges that have been in place since 2014 will be complemented by nursing colleges that will be built in key locations

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Group 1 main exam dates announced by Telangana State Public Service Commission

The exam will be offered in three languages - English, Telugu, and Urdu, but candidates must choose one language and cannot mix.

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Budget 2023-24: Is the GDP allocation for healthcare sufficient? How do doctors react?

The most lauded initiative this year is the decision to set up 157 nursing colleges, in addition to the existing medical colleges

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Global leaders in Tamil Nadu to attend Tamil education conference in Tanjavur

The conference will take place over two days, starting on February 4 and will have 21 foreign delegates from countries such as the USA, Canada, France, and Malaysia

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Karnataka government to cover the cost of higher education for children of Krishi award winners

The announcement is aimed at providing equal educational opportunities to the children of farmers and recognises the importance of agriculture in the state's economy

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Infrastructure, NEP, Right to Education: Schools association in Karnataka asks for unfair practices to be addressed

The association suggested that the NEP being implemented in the state be handled by a special National Education Section that establishes all the rules and guidelines for educational institutions 
 

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Contracts of faculty working in AP gov't junior colleges extended by two months

The contract ended on January 31 but noting that the academic year is still underway and there is a need for lecturers, it has been extended

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Union Budget 2023-24: Education sector sees 8% rise in allocation. Here are a few major takeaways

As per the Union Budget 2023-24, there has been an increase in expenditure on health and education

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NEET PG 2023 postponement: FAIMA to meet Health Minister tomorrow, February 2

Dr Manish Jangra, Founder of FAIMA, who will meet the minister, said that he was trying his best for a postponement

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Odisha: Private school enrolment under EWS quota will commence on February 13

The physical document verification of applicants will be done by March 20, after which, the first school allotment to eligible students will be done

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Union Budget 2023-24: To skill youth, expect PMKVY 4.0, other schemes; 30 Skill India International Centres for various states

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY) 4.0 will be launched "to skill lakhs of youth within the next three years", the FM said

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Union Budget 2023-24: Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad to be supported as "centre of excellence"

The minister listed out various millets such as Jowar, Ragi, Ramdana, Cheena, Sama, Bajra, Kutu, Kangni and so on, and stated that they have various health benefits

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Union Budget 2023-24: National Digital Library for children, adolescents announced to build reading culture

To build a culture of reading, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stressed on building a National Digital Library in her speech delivered during the budget session

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Union Budget 2023-24: Centres of AI in educational institutions, labs in engineering institutions to develop 5G-driven applications

These labs, among others, will consist of applications such as smart classrooms, precision farming, intelligent transport systems and healthcare applications

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Union Budget 2023-24: Centre to recruit 38,800 teachers for Eklavya Model Residential Schools

Improving teachers' training and building the national digital library were spoken of by FM Sitharaman  

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Union Budget 2023-24: 157 new nursing colleges, research facilities in ICMR labs

The Union Budget for 2023-24 (April 2023 to March 2024) would be the first regular budget after the COVID-19 shock and amid global geopolitical developments

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Gender Parity Improving: Higher education enrollment for women up by 1 crore in FY-21

Gross Enrollment Ratios (GER) improved in primary and upper-primary schools for both boys and girls, with the GER for girls being higher than boys

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Union Budget 2023-24: Ahead of today's session, let's look at few highlights for education sector from last year

This will be the last full budget of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government before the next general elections are held in 2024

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BBC documentary screening: Watching it is "not a crime", says AIDSO

Additionally, she said the attitude of the BJP government towards crushing the free press and media is a blatant use of power against democratic practices

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Naragund, Karnataka: Education department officials talk about exams with students, parents over tea

The officials say that they are now visiting students who have scored fewer marks in Class IX and they have made a team of teachers to advise them  

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Intermediate Public Exam, Telangana: Why few teachers are against online evaluation system

Additionally, TSBIE has also launched a complaint against Madhusudan Reddy in Begum Bazar Police Station alleging that Reddy entered the board office and threatened officers 

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SOA University signs MoU with L&T to provide training and placement to students

The MoU signed on January 30, aims to provide professional training, internship and placement to Engineering students

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Class XII student stabbed outside Delhi school, CCTV footage under review

The victim has been identified as Mohan, an 18-year-old boy from Kalkaji school, and a resident of JJ camp in Okhla

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President Murmu says dropout rate of schoolgirls has declined; lauds gov't schemes

She especially praised the construction of separate toilets and a scheme related to sanitary pads for the decrease in the number of dropouts

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Uttar Pradesh: Admission to Atal Residential Schools begins soon; classes to start in July

An entrance exam will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admission to Atal schools

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After Director, KR Narayan Film Institute's Chairman Adoor Gopalakrishnan resigns

Gopalakrishnan, while announcing his resignation at a press conference, supported the former director of the institute, Shankar Mohan

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Union Budget 2023-24: Need more spending on technology, education loans, say experts

The Union Budget 2023-24 will be presented on February 1, Wednesday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will deliver the budget speech in Parliament

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G20 delegates reach IIT Madras to deliberate on Tech in Education! Here are the takes

At IITM, the foreign delegates were welcomed in a traditional way with a ceremonial stole and music

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Jammu and Kashmir: 57 schools and roads named after martyrs as per LG's order

"Sanction is hereby accorded to the naming of infrastructure assets after the martyrs, eminent personalities," the order reads

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Odisha: 250 farmers facilitated to attend AGRIVISION 2023 conference by Krishi Vigyan Kendra officials by Centurion University

The conference was attended by 500 international and national scientists, researchers, and students, who participated both in person and virtually

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Coach Calling: Sexual harassment and dealing with the aftermath

The coach advises you to take the DIP.  Document everything, Involve yourself and Prepare yourself

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ICAI CA Foundation Results 2022 likely to be out by February 3 or 4. Keep an eye

The ICAI CA Foundation December exam 2022 was conducted between December 14 to December 20, 2022, at various exam centres across the country

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Kota suicide: NEET aspirant hangs himself in hostel room

According to a four to five-page handwritten note recovered from Singh's room, he was disturbed, said circle officer of the area DSP Shankar Lal

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Andhra Pradesh: Contract of lecturers ends today, three months before academic year concludes

The contract which started each June lasted till the end of April only, after 10 months contract will be concluded and then will be renewed

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Afghan girl students barred from sitting for university entrance exams; students demand visas, scholarships

Earlier, e-Emergency X-Misc Visa for students from Afghanistan who were enrolled in Indian universities was rejected by the Indian government

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Over 130 students of BR Ambedkar gurukul in Palnadu, Guntur fall sick due to food poisoning

Considering the requests of parents, officials announced today, Tuesday, January 31 as a holiday for both the school and the hostel 

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Kerala: Over 100 students fall ill in Wayanad school; state health department officials conduct inspection

The team collected drinking water samples from the institution and sent them for a test at the Kozhikode Regional Public Health Lab

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Tribal student from Kerala excels in CLAT; bags admission in NUALS, Kochi

To recall, last year, V Vinodhini, of Mele Mulli Tribal Settlement at Chavadiyoor in Attappadi, had secured admission at Government Law College

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Significant increase in reserved category student enrollment in higher education,  shows AISHE report

The Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education has grown to 27.3%; the majority of the enrolment is in government institutions

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Will SC exempt linguistic minority students in TN from writing Tamil paper in Class X? Hearing on Feb 6

The matter came up for hearing on Monday before an SC bench comprising Justices SK Kaul and AS Oka today, January 30

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AISHE report: Most students enrolled for BA courses in 2020-21, followed by BSc

As many as1.04 crore students opted for BA courses, out of which 52.7 per cent were girls and 47.3 per cent were boys, the report showed

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Delhi: Massive collision of 4 school buses and other vehicles takes place; 25 students injured

Following a PCR call, police teams reached the spot, where four buses, an auto, a car and a bike were found in the accidental condition

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Mathura student dupes people on OLX; caught out due to DU student's complaint

The student was taking money from people on the pretext of providing brand-new premium smartphones at a low price

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Uttar Pradesh: Aarohini Programme launched to sensitise schoolgirls on safety

According to a government press release, the campaign is being started to make girls from underprivileged sections self-reliant

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Which state has the highest number of colleges in India?  AISHE report unveils!

According to the survey report, Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of colleges in the country, followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka

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How did IISER Bhopal researchers sequence genomes of native cow breeds?

According to a press release by the institute, genome sequencing for four native cow breeds was unavailable earlier

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  West Bengal: 13-member central team begins review of midday meal scheme

The officials who are scheduled to conduct their review till February 6 started visiting schools in the various districts and they began with North 24 Parganas on Monday

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IIT Bombay to release CEED, UCEED 2023 exams final answer key. Here's how you can check

The draft answer keys for UCEED 2023 and CEED 2023 examinations were released on January 24

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TN government teachers' associations urge education department to ensure salaries are given on time

Salaries for teachers in government-aided schools were delayed by more than 20 days after an administrative revamp in the school education department in November, said TN PG Teachers' Association

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BBC documentary: How did AISA manage to organise the screening on January 28

The students were from Christ College, IISc, Azim Premji University, St Joseph's and a few other colleges. Members from the All-India Central Council of Trade Union (AICCTU) too watched the documentar

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BBC documentary screening at DU: Students question move to form panel to investigate violence

The students association, AISA, questioned how such programmes and protests can be called a "breach of discipline"

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Central University of Rajasthan students suspended for watching BBC documentary on phones; officials deny claims

Following the incident, the university issued an order on January 27 banning the screening of the BBC documentary and urged concerned authorities to enforce this ban

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BBC documentary: How ABVP stalled the screening organised by SFI unit of Andhra University 

"This is an act of treason, and we do not want anti-social student unions to pollute the atmosphere of the universities," said Mahindra, National Executive Member, ABVP

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Budget 2023: ABVP urges Centre to earmark 6% GDP for education

ABVP had also demanded that the state governments improve the condition of the state universities by paying special attention to the education sector

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Assistant professors urge Bharathiar University to change FDP schedule. Here's why

As many faculty members need to take part in the evaluation work, there is no possibility to attend the workshop, said an assistant professor

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Tamil Nadu: Edu department to begin workshops for gov't school students in February

Winners, which are expected to be around 200 students, will then be taken to foreign countries during the summer holidays. However, places are yet to be finalised

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Indian Medical Association's (IMA) Thoothukudi chapter to spread awareness about drug abuse at schools, colleges

Sivasailam said that as per reports, the crime rate of the age group between 14 to 17 years has steadily increased in the past couple of years

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DOST 2022: Telangana degree students can pay first semester exam fees from allotted colleges

Degree Online Services Telangana (DOST) is a unified, online degree admission system for students to gain admission to bachelor's degrees in universities in Telangana

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SOA to facilitate visit of Odisha's groundnut farmers to Gujarat. Here are the details 

The farmers, who will also visit the Agricultural University in Gujarat, will acquire knowledge about cultivation methods, technology and avenues to market their produce

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Outrage as video of dog being brutally killed on college grounds in Udupi district goes viral

Two wardens, identified as Nagaraj and Rajesh, put the dog in a gunny bag and brutally killed it with a stick

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TN Govt's upskilling 'Naan Mudhalvan' scheme to be extended to Arts and Science colleges: Here's what you need to know

The Stalin government extended the 'Naan Mudhalvan' scheme to Arts and Science colleges to enhance the professional skills of students and make them industry ready

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Mumbai police officers raise funds for education of 5-year-old rape victim

The five-year-old was assaulted earlier this month on the premises of a civic school in the Madanpura area by a 15-year-old boy

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NEET UG exam to remain once a year, despite calls for change, reveals RTI filed by student activist
 

The NEET PG 2023 registrations ended yesterday, January 27 as per the given schedule, and if it is followed, the exam will be held on March 5

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NEET MDS 2023: Aspirants continue to demand postponement of exam, extension of eligibility criteria

In a statement earlier, aspirants said that interns from Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra are not eligible for the exam

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AMU student suspended and banned from campus for allegedly raising religious slogans at Republic Day ceremony

Aligarh Muslim University suspended a student for allegedly raising religious slogans during the Republic Day ceremony after a video of the same went viral online

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FTII joins Universities across India screening banned documentary on Modi administration

The association's statement said that the banning of music, literature and media has historically been an indicator of a crumbling society

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BBC documentary row: DU forms 7-member committee to investigate campus unrest over BBC documentary on PM Modi

On January 27, unrest erupted outside the Faculty of Arts, DU, over an attempted screening of the controversial BBC documentary on PM Modi

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West Bengal teacher recruitment scam: ED recovers WhatsApp chats hinting that question papers were leaked

Admit cards of certain candidates who appeared for the test in 2016 were recovered from the youth Trinamool Congress leader's residence

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CBSE CTET 2023: Admit card with revised exam dates released

Candidates can download the admit card from the official website — ctet.nic.in. Exams were postponed owing to technical issues 

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JNUSU to organise march today, January 28, demanding release of student activist Sharjeel Imam

Imam and Umar Khalid are facing charges for making inflammatory speeches which allegedly fuelled the violence, as per the police

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Food poisoning in Maharashtra school; 36 students fall ill after eating rice and dal 

Food samples from the school and the central kitchen have been sent to a lab for tests. A three-member committee has been formed to probe the matter, said the education officer

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Here's a list of campuses across India where attempts were made to screen controversial BBC documentary

Students defied the ban amidst detentions, violence and power cuts to organise the screening of the documentary on their campuses

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NEP 2020: Odisha schools to get special educators for students with special needs

One special educator or more, as per the strength of students with special needs in a school, will be employed in one school in each block from the next academic year

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BBC Modi documentary row: Delhi University students released by police; Section 144 lifted

Ahead of the screening at DU's Faculty of Arts, Proctor of the university, Rajni Abbi, said that there was no permission sought from the administration for the screening of the movie

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Telangana issues guidelines for teacher transfer; online applications start today, January 28

Teachers with more than eight years of service in the same school will be transferred and online transfer applications will be accessible from January 28 to 30

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#WhatTheFAQ: NEET PG 2023 registration ends, but postponement demands still echo. What do experts say now?

After understanding the aspirants' concerns, various doctors' organisations like FAIMA and UDFA are also working towards advocating for a postponement

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Alleged delay in filling agriculture graduate teacher post in gov't schools irks teachers

State president of TN Agricultural Graduate Teachers' Association pointed out that the teacher appointment was held in 2009 and the posts have not been filled since then

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Karnataka's Education Reforms Adviser express dismay over elected officials not adopting gov't schools 

He said that there are 225 MLAs in the state but out of them, less than 20 MLAs have adopted a few government schools

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DU teachers unable to pay loans and fees owing to financial hardships

Earlier, the central government-funded colleges received their grant from the UGC and the disbursal procedures changed in 2020, said a professor at DU

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Pariksha Pe Charcha 2023: Class IX girl from Telangana interacts with PM virtually

Akshara cleared two rounds of tests competing with hundreds of students like her to ask a question to the head of the Government of India

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BBC documentary: Despite police attempts, screening organised at Kozhikode Medical College

The police clarified that they didn't give permission for night time screening of the documentary and stopped the screening to avoid clashes

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Karnataka Science Fair 2023: Students come up with innovative, sustainable solutions for daily issue

Two 16-year-old students designed an energy conservation gym with a seesaw that will use the muscular energy of a person to pump groundwater