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In a first, DU confers degrees with students’ mothers’ names on 100th convocation 

The degree certificates also come with special 'currency-like' features, preventing duplicating and forgery

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HC asks Delhi gov't, police to reveal action plan to tackle bomb threats to schools 

The petitioner, a lawyer expressed his discontent towards Delhi Police and Delhi Government’s lax approach to dealing with bomb threats, and lamented that they were becoming more common

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Protests culminate as UPPSC Police Recruitment Exam cancelled  

The protestors demanded that the exam be cancelled for all aspirants and that the chairman of UPPSC is removed

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Aspirants celebrate as UP Police Constable recruitment exam cancelled after allegations of paper leak

This development was announced by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath; candidates were seen celebrating in the state today Saturday, February 24

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Mobile phones in exam hall: 24 candidates barred from Class XII Board exam in Bengal 

The WB Council of Higher Secondary Examination undertook several steps to curb exam malpractices

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Indian Consulate in Seattle raises Jaahnavi Kandula case with authorities 

This came after the police officer involved in the accident did not face criminal charges due to a lack of sufficient evidence

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Allahabad University teacher faces 15 lakh fine for false SC/ST Act cases against colleagues 

Pronouncing the verdict, the Allahabad High Court noted that the complainant used to file cases against seniors and superiors who told her to impart her duties better

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Puducherry: Students, parents seek alternate test centres due to vehicular restrictions on NH 45A 

They argue that the traffic restrictions placed due to road widening work on the highway are making it difficult to commute to exam centres

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IIIT Basara suicide: Police recover suicide note 

The student, who was in the first year of undergraduate course, hung herself in her hostel room on Thursday night

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Students molested inside bus: Maharashtra child rights panel holds meet to discuss incident

"Even if the contract for organising a trip by the school is given to a private company, the entire responsibility rests with the school management," said the chairperson of the commission

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Gov't forms panel to make recommendations on setting up new medical colleges 

"A committee for this purpose will be set up to examine the issues and make relevant recommendations," Sitharaman had said

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NMTronics CoE for Electronics Manufacturing, Skills Development at IIT Kanpur soon

This CoE is expected to be operational by August 2024 on the IIT Kanpur campus. It will offer support for IIT Kanpur's course curriculum, provide advanced certification programmes and more

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UoH spreads awareness on climate change at Zilla Parishad High School, Rangapur

As the outreach programme concluded, organizers expressed gratitude to the volunteers, school staff, and community members who contributed to its success

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XLRI Jamshedpur, Delhi NCR secure 100% placements for PGDM students 

Accenture Strategy, Amazon, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, Boston Consulting Group, HCL, HUL, Ola, PwC, Reliance and Tata Steel made the highest number of offers among the regular recruiters

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Maharashtra resident doctors' meet with DMRE unfruitful; protests to continue till demands are met

The association was upset that an hour-long meeting with the DMRE couldn't fetch any written assurances  

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MGAHV student's plea stayed by court; varsity says student was mistakenly expelled 

The PRO of the university said that the students were expelled and suspended as an investigation found that a few students were tarnishing the image of the university  

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BYJU’S shareholders vote to remove CEO, family; company calls vote invalid 

The results of the EGM voting won't matter until March 13, when the Karnataka High Court will take up Raveendran's appeal contesting a few investors' decision to call the EGM

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IIT Delhi student suicides: At Open House, students express concerns about mental health, placements

IIT Delhi organised an Open House meeting, addressed by the director Prof Rangan Banerjee, to discuss various issues being faced by the students on February 22

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TN college celebrates students’ contribution to building ISRO rocket 

The students, who went to the Sona College of Technology, built crucial magnet stepper motors for the rocket’s mixture control accelerator

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Telangana: University student allegedly dies by suicide 

The police are yet to find a suicide note, but said that they were aware of rumours about its existence

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Gujarat: First AIIMS of the state to be inaugurated by PM Modi on Sunday 

In addition, the PM would also inaugurate four more AIIMS in the AP, West Bengal, Punjab and UP 

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West Bengal Class X Board exams: Head examiners asked to submit marks online

The WB Board of Secondary Education would also provide them with a detailed video explanation on how to upload the marks  

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Release Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship amounts to students: Congress leader Gehlot to Rajasthan CM 

The former CM disclosed that 346 students were selected for the programme but did not receive scholarships

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Board exams: Over 6,500 'loud noise' calls to UP special helpline since December

The helpline, 112, asked citizens to report instances of noise pollution to the police, as lakhs of students are preparing for their Board exams

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Coach Calling: Entering into the corporate realm? Here are the ABCDEs you should know

For all those college students who are going to face the might of the corporate world, what are some of the things should you know? Our beloved Coach AB answers!

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BYJU'S investors file oppression, mismanagement suit against CEO Raveendran, others 

Other concerns highlighted in the suit include loan defaulting, opacity in sharing information with shareholders, and ongoing corporate governance difficulties 

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TN: Teacher gets 36 years jail for molesting Class X students 

The teacher was accused of sexually assaulting Class X girls in 2020 both in the classroom and during a school trip

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Karnataka HC raps KEA for cancelling MD seat illegally via WhatsApp, imposes 1L fine 

The HC pronounced that it was unbecoming of an officer such as the DME to arbitrarily cancel the seat by flouting standard operating procedure 

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CSIR director responds to fellowship termination issue after researchers raise concerns

The director acknowledged receipt of the email addressed to the DG-CSIR regarding the request to reactivate the CSIR-PhD Scholars Fellowships

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Karnataka gov't introduces ragi malt scheme to strengthen school children 

Earlier, the government also introduced a scheme to provide eggs to school children twice a week

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CBSE may conduct trials for open book exam but no plans to introduce it for board exams

Delhi University had adopted the online OBE format for examinations amid the COVID-19 pandemic between 2020 and 2021. However, it resumed the normal pen-and-paper format from 2022

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TN: Government schools can provide Aadhaar to kids from now on

The School Education Department has data on the number of students who don't have Aadhaar cards

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TN: Law college students stage protest after girl student attempts suicide

Sources also shared that the college administration asked the girl student to go on leave after a dispute with her

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IIT Guwahati launches Drone Pilot Training Organization spanning 18 acres 

The IIT Guwahati - RPTO plans to launch a diverse range of drone-based courses aimed at catering to various skill levels and interests, ensuring comprehensive education and upskilling opportunities 

Team IIT Hyderabad, JICA and guest speakers | (Pic: IIT Hyderabad)

IIT Hyderabad, JICA unite to nourish design innovation

The event, held at the Auditorium, Convention Centre, IIT Hyderabad, witnessed an enthusiastic audience

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Kerala’s new toll-free helpline to help students, parents combat exam stress 

This helpline will be active on all working days until the completion of the state exams, the government said

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BYJU’S as shareholders to vote on resolution to ouster CEO, family on Friday 

The notice for the vote is supported by General Atlantic, Peak XV, Sofina, Chan Zuckerberg, Owl, and Sands, who jointly own around 30 per cent of BYJU’S

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AICTE signs MoU to upskill students through internships, placement opportunities 

This endeavour seeks to use technology to improve learning experiences, stimulate creativity, and advance educational excellence across the nation

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MP gov’t announces “bagless school” once a week for Classes I to XII 

The government also specified the minimum and maximum weights of the school bags carried by the students based on their classes

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Akola, Maharashtra: Man held for impersonating cop at exam centre to help sister 

Khandare ended up saluting the senior police official but his untrained gesture made everyone suspicious

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Class XII student goes missing on exam day in Navi Mumbai

The state board exams 2024 will continue till March 19. The Maharashtra HSC exam is held for the general and vocational courses

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No intermediate classes in Bihar colleges from April 1 

Plus two classes in all streams would only be taught in higher secondary schools from this year, the state government announced on Wednesday

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UP: Child rights body NCPCR directs FIR against Darul Uloom Deoband over fatwa 

The commission requested an action-taken report to be submitted within three days

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“CUET-UG revamp underway, likely to get rid of normalisation”: UGC Chairman

Adopting the OMR mode would ensure that there are multiple test centres across India, enabling the UGC to finish the conduction of the exam in a shorter span of time

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PARAKH gears up to assess learning levels in schools 

In the previous year, PARAKH conducted the First State Educational Achievement Survey with over 84 lakh students

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Anu Singh Lather re-appointed as Ambedkar University's Vice-Chancellor 

Lather held several important posts in both Central Government ministries as well as government agencies like the UGC, AICTE, and NAAC in the past

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Police probe minor girl's death in Kerala; karate instructor held for molestation 

The instructor also had two previous POCSO cases filed against him, but he was acquitted in both of them

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TN Budget 2024: Child protection panels, CCTV cameras, academic trips, and more for Chennai schools 

Last year, seven counsellors were appointed in numerous high and higher secondary schools in the city

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Indian Embassy, consulate officials interact with Indian students from across US

The meeting gains significance in the backdrop of some deaths of Indian and Indian-origin students at universities across the US

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IIT Kanpur licenses innovative Bone Regeneration technology to Conlis Global Inc

Prof Tarun Gupta, Dean of Resources and Development, IIT Kanpur said, “This will inspire us to continue to work on supporting research in various domains..."

Newly elected President of ICAI, CA Ranjeet Kumar | (Pic: ICAI)

ICAI's newly elected president shared details about his initiative, DRISHTI

  In order to create opportunities for accounting professionals abroad, ICAI has provided comments and inputs to the government on a regular basis in the area of accounting, bookkeeping and so on

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Airo and Aether 2024: Mahindra University's annual sports and techno-cultural fests

Aether provided a platform for creative expression and innovation, featuring a diverse lineup of events

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ICFAI organised lecture on Amrit Kaal Vimarsh Viksit Bharat @ 2047

ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education is now a Category-1 Autonomous Institution

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Marginalised students from Maharashtra's hostels protest against delayed stipends, lack of facilities

This is a cause which has been advocated for online by the virtual platform for marginalised casts, Bhajuan Lives Matter

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IIT Delhi suicide victim faced mental harassment from guide, his parents allege

APPSC IIT Delhi says that it would demand an internal investigation into the suicide and these allegations, and fight against this matter being swept under the rug  

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Delhi HC allows student to appear for Class XII Board exam subject to CBSE officer's satisfaction

The petitioner student, represented by advocates Shahil Rao and Sahil Mongia, challenged the February 15, 2024 email of the CBSE by which her candidature was cancelled

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Use natural resources judiciously, Dhankhar tells students at Nalanda University

The students represent 11 countries including Bhutan, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, Nepal, Argentina, Kenya, Thailand and Uganda, besides India

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NEET UG goes int'l; NTA to conduct exam in 14 centres in foreign cities on May 5

NTA Senior Director (Exams) Sadhna Parashar, said, "It has been decided that the exam will also be conducted in 14 foreign cities in 12 countries"

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South Asian University campuses to be opened in SAARC countries: SAU President

In the absence of regular management and lack of funding by the seven SAARC countries other than India, the university was facing extreme financial constraints, the president said

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Sky is the limit for these Kerala tribal girls who are all set to fly towards a better future

A student pilot licence signifies more than just a piece of paper; it symbolises the opportunity for Sivalekshmi to embark on a journey towards her dream of flying high in the skies

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Manipur reports dip in number of students appearing for Class XII Board exams

Around 31,000 students are appearing for the council's examinations from today, February 21, across 111 centres, COHSEM Chairman said

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St Stephen's College withdrew suspension of students for missing morning assembly. Here's why

"On Saturday, 17th February 2024 an email was sent from my office. It was a miscommunication, incorrectly worded and my sincere apologies for that," the principal's email read

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PM Modi inaugurated new buildings of IITs, IIMs, KVs virtually

According to the official, the PM inaugurated 24 new academic and residential buildings of IIT Patna, constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 466 crore

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Hear petitions on NEET MDS 2024 postponement; SC directs Centre 

The government’s counsel also told the apex court that the government sought information on the number of NEET MDS candidates who would be affected by the deadlines 

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 As many as 341 state-run primary schools functioning with single classrooms: Gujarat Education Minister

The education minister assured the House that new classrooms in these schools will be built in phases "as soon as possible"

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Karnataka is all set for Board exams, 7 lakh to appear for PU and 9 lakh for SSLC

In a press meeting, Bangarappa emphasised that all measures have been taken to make the exams 'student friendly' and the department is confident that the results will be relatively better this year

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SOA organises Scalerz 2024 mega management conclave 

The theme of the conclave, an annual event organised by the Institute of Business and Computer Studies (IBCS), SOA, was Beyond Boundaries: Empowering Minds and Enabling Growth

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Government Vellore Medical College paramedical students protest against lack of facilities

Around 80% of paramedical students of the college hail from other districts. The lack of hostels compels them to find accommodation outside college premises

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Madikeri students hold mock corpse show protest demanding full recruitment

Concerned over the matter, the students demanded a 100 per cent recruitment option for the Bachelor of Science (BSc) Forestry graduates in the forest department

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Telangana: After two Dalit girls die by suicide in hostel, school takes steps to bring back students 

Regional Coordinator Arunajyoti emphasised their ongoing efforts to convince parents to send their children to school and college regularly

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IIM Bodh Gaya's permanent campus inaugurated by PM Modi

IIM Bodh Gaya has also adopted five nearby villages under Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan and Swachata Abhiyaan in allegiance with Prime Minister Modi's vision of hygiene and sanitation

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Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates India’s first Skill India Centre

The initiative is designed to build the capabilities and knowledge of Yuva Shakti in trades that are high in demand such as Media & Entertainment, Leather, Tourism & Hospitality and more

(L-R) Kamolika Peres, VP & MD, ServiceNow India; Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman EC, NAAC; Nick Tzitzon, Chief Strategy & Corporate Affairs Officer, ServiceNow; Dr Chandrasekhar Buddha, CCO & CEO, AICTE

ServiceNow, AICTE partner to skill over 10,000 students in first year

ServiceNow’s RiseUp programme is a global program designed to skill one million people with in-demand digital skills around the world

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PM Modi dedicates Campus Development Project of IIT Hyderabad to the Nation 

Dr BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman, Board of Governors, said, "This world-class facility sets new standards for educational institutions in India and aims to be the Top-100 global institute in the future"

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Odisha's Class X student hangs self hours before commencement of Board exam

Around 5.51 lakh students will appear in the examinations at 3,047 centres across the state, the board said

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IIT Delhi student suicide: Director relents to students' demands; Open House to be held on February 22

Today, February 20, after several meetings, the director and other administrative officials agreed upon a few demands including rescheduling of examinations and an open house discussion 

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Coaching classes are status-quo rather than temples of knowledge: VP at IGNOU convocation

He emphasised the importance of cleaning the mind daily, eliminating negativity and executing good ideas without fear

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Body of 16-year-old JEE aspirant missing for nine days found in Kota, police suspect suicide

Police said it was a case of suicide, which takes the number of incidents of students of various coaching centres opting for the extreme step to four this year in Kota

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NCPCR speakers ask educational institutions to not set exam targets for students

Coordinator of NCPCR K Chittibabu said parents and teachers should spend more time with their wards and play a key role in creating awareness about stress-free learning

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TN CM's Breakfast Scheme, Pudhumai Penn extended to gov't aided schools

About 1.1 lakh female students are studying in 8,300 government-aided schools across the state. Of this, nearly 70% of them are Tamil-medium students, sources revealed

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Telangana residential school, college officials organise counselling session after two students die by suicide

"We are asking the parents to send their children. We will take good care of them," said Regional Coordinator Aruna

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First-year student of Cuttack ITI found hanging in rented house

"Based on the preliminary investigation it seemed to be a suicidal case. An unnatural death case has been registered and further investigation is on to ascertain the cause of suicide," police said

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Students to get option of appearing in X, XII Board exams twice from 2025-26

According to the New Curriculum Framework (NCF) announced by the Ministry of Education in August last year, Board examinations will be held at least twice a year

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Over 100 St Stephen's students may not be permitted for exams for missing morning assembly

On February 7, emails were to over 100 first-year students of St Stephen’s College informing them that they were suspended and debarred from the semester 2 examinations, a student shared

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Maharashtra junior resident doctors to resume indefinite strike from February 22

"Emergency duties will be maintained during the strike period as an essential measure," read the press release

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TSPSC Group I exam registration to begin on February 23

To recall, the Group I exam was cancelled and rescheduled multiple times under the then-BRS government

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Kerala's Class VII student ends life after alleged abuse by teachers

The family members of Prajith and residents took out a protest march to the school carrying the boy's ashes and proceeded to block the road

At the Teacher Orientation Programme for Upskilling in Physics | (Pic: UoH)

Teacher Orientation Programme for upskilling in Physics at UoH

This programme collectively strived towards the noble goal of enhancing the standards of Physics education in our academic institutions

IIM Bodh Gaya | (Pic: IIM Bodh Gaya)

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate permanent campus of IIM Bodh Gaya today

IIM Bodh Gaya extends its social impact through activities, Management Development Programmes (MDP), and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives

(L-R) Bijay Sharma, Research Scholar, and Dr Sayantan Sarkar, SCENE, IIT Mandi | (Pic: IIT Mandi)

Alarming health risks involved in cooking that uses biomass fuel in NE: IIT Mandi study

This research holds practical implications, emphasising the urgent need for rural communities in Northeast India to transition to cleaner cooking methods

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BHU organises workshop on students' psychological well-being for faculty

Vice-Chancellor Prof Sudhir Kumar Jain said that with changing times, the teacher-student dynamic has also experienced transformation

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Special committee to be formed by Delhi schools for surprise check of student bags 

The heads of schools have also been asked to issue directions to all the guards deputed at entry gates for regular checking of bags

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MSc Medical Association to challenge “discriminatory regulations” of NMC in Supreme Court 

MSc/PhD scholars in medical fields have been alleging discrimination from the NMC in recruitment and treatment for over two years 

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IIT - Indian Institute of Tragedies: IIT Delhi students gherao director over alleged student suicide?

Some of the posters read, "IIT - Indian Institute of Tragedies", and others such as "Meritocracy killed Varad", and "I have not come here to Die..."

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Procedure for student expulsion not followed at MGAHV, says Maharashtra HC

  "The pleadings made in the petition are not controverted by the respondents by putting their appearance and filing their reply in the matter," read the notice

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Kerala school sees protest over suicide of student 

Quoting some of his friends, the family said the boy was harassed by a few teachers on the day over some trivial issue

During IIM Lucknow placement drive | (Pic: IIM Lucknow)

IIM Lucknow placements: 634 offers for 576 students; INR 1.23 Crore Per Annum highest int'l CTC

Despite the prevailing economic challenges, the placement drive achieved success, owing to the support of recruiters and placement teams

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Punjab University, Pakistan: Student group pelts stones at participants of event with live music 

A few faculty members blamed Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Khalid Mehmood for giving a "free hand" to the IJT activists on the campus

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NYUAD Hackathon Abu Dhabi 2024: Look who is participating from NIT Hamirpur 

Hackathon is a social coding event that brings computer programmers and other interested people together to improve upon or build a new software programme