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Andhra Pradesh's Rajiv Gandhi Tech University invites students back on campus from January 23

The VC emphasised that all campuses under it should maintain a clean and hygienic environment — both in the hostels and in the academic blocks

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East Delhi Municipal Corporation to fire school teachers absent for more than five years

This process will also help EDMC identify the gap between the sanctioned strength of teachers and the actual strength

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No more separate admission criteria at CMC Vellore, SC tells them to only follow TN govt's minority list for PG seats

The institution not only argued that seat-sharing methodology, as communicated by the state government, be disallowed, but also sought approval for its own method of selecting students

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Schools in Mumbai may reopen on January 27 but what about the rest of Maharashtra?

Earlier this week, the World Bank's Global Education Director Jaime Saavedra had made the headlines where he criticised the closure of schools by governments around across the country and elsewhere

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E-Canteen Fundas: Goals set? Great, now work backwards and chart a plan to achieve it 

To set team goals right, drill back from a long term vision and you’ll connect to a goal that stretches the team and drives every member of the team towards achieving its potential

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KIIT campus placement: BTech students receive over 4k job offers from 270 companies 

More than 3,000 students received single placement offers, while the top 1,500 students were placed in dream companies with an average CTC of Rs 8.10 lakh per annum

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UNICEF praises Kerala's dedication to education during COVID, CM Vijayan points to collective efforts of parents, teachers

UNICEF said that Kerala is the only state where nearly everyone who used remote learning said that the government has provided adequate resources for it

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Sensitisation the only way? After molestation on campus, here's what JNU profs think of security lapses

The JNUTA on January 19 said that the environment on campus was deteriorating fast "with respect to security in general and that of women in particular"

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Delhi gov't instructs schools to share documents sought by Juvenile Justice Boards and Child Welfare Committees

The directive by the government comes after the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights said it was facing difficulties in rehabilitation

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AP government leaves no strings attached in bid to raise Rs 6,300 crore to build school infrastructure

The state government urgently requires over Rs 6,300 crore to ramp up infrastructure in schools for implementing the National Education Policy-2020

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BHU starts first-ever MA Hindu Studies course in India with 45 students. Here's what will be taught

The course will be conducted from the Bharat Adhyayan Kendra and will "make the world aware of many unknown aspects of Hindu Dharma," said the Rector, Dr VK Shukla 

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Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship signs MoU with IGNOU to link vocational education, training with higher education

Through the collaboration, students will get an opportunity to join the three-year degree programme of IGNOU. The MoU is initially for a period of 10 years, subject to renewal on mutual agreement

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What The FAQ: Tableaux trivia and controversy, changes and all you need to know about Republic Day 2022

Soon, Republic Day 2022 celebrations will be underway and before we plunge into it, here's what is creating all the right, and the wrong, noise about the day

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Madhya Pradesh Board releases pre-Board exam timetable for Classes 10 and 12. Here's the schedule

The exam will be conducted from January 20 in remote mode with the question paper and answer sheets provided to students one day in advance

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Tamil Nadu to try to make Mathematics easier for middle school students using short videos. Here's how

The state Education Department is planning to implement the Magizh Kanitham in 6,948 government middle schools across Tamil Nadu with immediate effect

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Digital Divide: Fear of dropout strikes again in Chennai corporation schools after being shut down

Some school principals pointed out that subjects like English and Mathematics can pose a major challenge for those students who are deprived of internet services

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What happened on January 19: When the first PC virus was unleashed and some good news from Mars

In a bid to protect their medical software, two brothers developed a virus. This is how it went totally out of control

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It's rape, not molestation: JNU students give Delhi Police 40 hours to nab culprit

The students marched from the North Gate to the Vasant Kunj Police Station after protesting at the gate

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University exams in Madhya Pradesh will be held in-person: MP's Higher Education Minister Mohan Yadav

Yadav said that conducting in-person exams is better than offering arbitrary pass marks and promotions

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All schools and colleges are back in lockdown in Puducherry as COVID cases rise

Puducherry reported 2,093 fresh COVID cases and three deaths on the same day as the announcement

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Supreme Court asks Centre to explain allowing only 19 women in defence academies

The Bench said it understands that not all fields are open for women candidates in defence forces and that there will not be an equal number of men and women immediately

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Nearly 250 unaided private schools in Uttar Pradesh oppose govt's ban on fee hike, say no money to pay dues

The association has sent a letter to Aradhana Shukla, the Additional Chief Secretary (Secondary Education), seeking permission to hike fees

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COVID-19: Over 23K candidates appearing for GATE demand postponement of exam starting from Feb 4

This year, the exam will be held by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur till February 13. The result of the exam will be declared on March 17

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JNU PhD student who was walking on campus near VC's house molested by biker

The incident happened near the Vice-Chancellor's residence, said JNU Students' Union President Aishe Ghosh

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#WhatTheFAQ: So, is the asteroid twice the size of Burj Khalifa that's going to fly by Earth today dangerous?

NASA has been keeping track of the orbit of this particular asteroid for a long time now and these are the conclusions it has arrived at

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Telangana govt plans to convert all schools under it into English medium, regulate fees at pvt institutions

The cabinet gave its nod to the Mana Vooru Mana Badi (Our Village, Our School) scheme, which costs Rs 7,289 crore and aims to improve infrastructure and quality of education in government schools

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Army's help brings major improvements in government school near LoC in J-K's Poonch

Efforts were made to bring the school at par with national standards, despite the school being on the LoC  

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These Bengaluru students have the right solution to ensure that crops aren't over-irrigated

The duo has created a programme that aims to save water by automating the process of watering plants based on the moisture content of the soil, thereby avoiding overwatering

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Bengali cartoonist, writer and illustrator Narayan Debnath passes away

He was the creator of characters like Bantul the Great, Handa Bhonda, Nante Fonte and Bahadur Beral

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COVID-19: Third wave has reached its peak in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, says IIT Kanpur professor

He further said that southern states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu will see the current wave peak next week

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BHU scientists find cure for chronic wounds. Here's how they managed it 

The team led by Prof Gopal Nath of the department of Microbiology said that wounds that took months and years to heal, could now be cured in days or months

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Rajasthan Board starts Class VIII Board exam registration process. Here's where to register

The last date to register for the exam on the official website of the RBSE is January 31

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UGC and AICTE say 'franchise arrangement' between colleges and EdTech companies not permissible

Both the bodies advised students and parents to check the recognition status of any programme on their websites before enrolling in any course

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NEET-PG 2022 registration begins. Last date to apply for it is February 4

The interested candidates must fill the application form at the earliest as the test centres will be allotted on the first-come-first-serve-basis

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CBSE begins Science Challenge for students of classes 8 to 10. Here's how to enter 

The challenge will be available in both Hindi and English from January 17 to February 28 on the DIKSHA platform

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What happened on January 18: When Wikipedia blacked out for 24 hours and where Yahoo got its name from

Here's how some of the most important members of the internet protested against two bills that seemed like they would infringe upon freedom of speech

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Students of Odisha school allege irregularities in Class X marks, Supreme Court issues notice

The students wish to check their answer sheets and have sought directions from the court to the school management to provide them with the same

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Delhi's Skill University begins prelims for National Environment Youth Parliament

The event will be organised at four levels — the university level, the regional, the zonal level and then the national level

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Karnataka: BJP government's decision to grant Rs 320 for Sanskrit University triggers Kannada organisations

Kannada language activists have started 'SayNoToSanskrit' campaign. President of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike said, "..The time has arrived to unite against the imposition of Hindi as well as Sanskrit."

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School closures in view of COVID-19 not justified regardless of new waves: World Bank Education Director

According to various simulations by the World Bank, health risks for children if schools are opened are low and the cost of the closure is extremely high

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All 15 to 18-year-old school students in Tamil Nadu vaccinated against COVID-19 with first dose: Health Minister Ma Subramanian

The Tamil Nadu government, on January 16, decided to shut schools for all classes till the end of the month as there has been a rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the state

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Kerala plans COVID vaccination drive in schools from January 19. Here are the details

School authorities have to ensure the availability of physically-distanced waiting areas, a vaccination room and an observation room

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IGNOU extends re-registration date for the fourth time, last date is now January 31

Meanwhile. the IGNOU Term-end examination (TEE) December 2021 has been postponed and the revised dates will be announced on the official website 15 days prior to the examination

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Bihar plans to vaccinate students sitting for Board exams. Here's what their action plan looks like

All District Magistrates have been directed to set up task forces at block and district levels in order to ensure that schools complete vaccination of Class X and XII students by January 26

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JNTUK to become Gurajada University, named after notable playwright and social reformer from Vizianagaram

The institute is being run with seven BTech, six MTech and one MCA programme, with as many as 1,800 students and 250 teaching faculty

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CBSE releases Term 2 subjective sample papers for Class X, XII: Here's how to download them

Students can also see the exam pattern and marking scheme of particular subjects

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Closure of schools forcing boys to work in fields, underage girls being married off: NCP MLC writes to Maharashtra CM

The MLC said that questions are being raised over how malls, hotels, and cinema halls are being allowed to function with a 50% capacity in Maharashtra

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Academic, environmentalist and guiding force behind Silent Valley movement MK Prasad passes away

Prasad was a leader of the national movement against the state government's move to set up a hydro-power project in Silent Valley in Palakkad district in the 1970s

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Schools, universities in Afghanistan to reopen in March, says Taliban

It has been nearly six months that 150 public universities have been closed across Afghanistan

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What The FAQ: What's all the buzz around National Start-up Day anyway?

National Start-up Day was on January 16, but the buzz of entrepreneurship is all year-round. Here's what the first start-up day of India was all about

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Corruption or leaked WhatsApp message: Why was this Shantiniketan principal removed by VBU VC? What happens to her now?

The faculty association said that the VC did not raise the issue at an Executive Council meeting before taking such a decision

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Assistant Professor recruitment at DU: Ad-hoc teachers flag concern over guidelines

The university administration had recently issued the advertisement for the appointment of Assistant Professors in various departments and colleges

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SWAYAM July 2021 semester examinations' form submission to close today

Candidates who want to receive certification must register for the exams on the official website at nta.ac.in

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IIT Kanpur begins departments of design, space science and astronomy. Here's what it will offer

The institute is in the works to begin a Bachelor of Design programme as early as 2023

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Bihar State Education Board releases admit cards for Class XII Board examination. Here are the step to download it 

The Board examination for Class XII will be held from February 1 to 14 in two sittings across the state

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Tamil Nadu and Telangana extend holidays for educational institutions due to rising number of COVID-19 cases

Schools will be closed till January 30 in Telangana, while in Tamil Nadu, classes will begin only after January 31

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Cluster University Srinagar indefinitely defers examinations due to rise in COVID-19 cases

The exams which were originally scheduled to begin from January 17, have been put off until further notice  

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IGNOU to offer MA degree in Corporate Social Responsibility. Are you eligible?

January 31 is the last date to apply for the programme in the next session

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A new study says that your success in education is dependent on your parents' genes. Here's all about it

The study was conducted by researchers at UCL, King's College London, and the Universities of Leicester, Bristol, and Oslo

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Pondicherry University grants last chance to distance education students to complete their degrees. Here's what it will cost them

Students need to re-register themselves by paying a fee of Rs 5,000 and the last date of receipt of it is January 25

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WB Governor vs Mamata govt: Who will appoint interim VC for Diamond Harbour Women’s University?

A letter from the Higher Education Department claimed that they had proposed the name of Dr Soma Bandopadhyay to replace Prof Anuradha Mukhopadhyay as the VC of DHWU

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CBSE releases sample papers for Class X, XII term II board exams. Here's how you can access it

The term I board examinations were held in November in MCQ format on an OMR sheet. However, the term II exams will have short and long answer-type questions and will be conducted for two hours

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What the FAQ: Who is Franco Mulakkal and what was the case against him?

For an observer, the case against Mulakkal seemed strong as not a single witness had turned hostile. Here's all about it

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Kerala shuts schools till Class 9 after COVID cases rise in state. No night curfew, Sunday lockdown for now

To maintain strict COVID data management, all the concerned departments have been directed to coordinate to prepare the data

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Here's how these girls from Social Welfare School in AP managed to ace the ATL Space Challenge 2021

The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), conducted under the NITI Aayog saw the participation of young innovators from across the country

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How the MGNREGA scheme is fine-tuning these government schools in Karnataka

The Koppal Zilla Panchayat has come up with novel solutions to build model government schools in each taluk of the district

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IIT Roorkee researchers identify the role of white blood cell markers in sepsis-related complications

This study has provided important insights into the role of immune cell markers on sepsis-related complications

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Madhya Pradesh passes order to close schools in the state till the end of the month

The Chief Minister passed the order saying that the pre-Board exams for Classes X and XII will be conducted in a 'take-home' format
 

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Did Krea University in Sri City delay the results of COVID tests taken from their own staff, students?

The students are asked to vacate the campus by the university authorities without conducting another round of RT PCR test

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Aspirants who couldn't appear for CTET Paper I exam will get a second chance, says CBSE

An official notice regarding this is up on the official website of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), ctet.nic.in  

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Over 2.5 lakh backward section students from Kerala haven't got their post-matric scholarship yet. Here's why 

The number of applications will rise to 3.5 lakh students once the completion of admission to medical courses is completed in the state

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What are the big alterations one can expect in the Kerala college and university level exams?

The Examination Reforms Commission, presided by Dr CT Aravindakumar, will submit the draft report after considering all the points

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NEET UG 2021 Counselling: MCC says seats vacant after Round 2 will not be reverted back to states this year

The registration for the counselling, which will happen in four rounds, will begin from January 19 on MCC's official website. Here's all you need to know to register

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Chhattisgarh to move all classes, exams online following rise in COVID-19 cases

The state's Higher Education Department has asked universities to issue fresh guidelines for conducting semester exams online

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Pradhan invites registrations for 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' event: Students to explore themes from climate change to exam stress

The fifth edition of the central government initiative will be an online fare for the second year running, owing to the pandemic. About 2050 participants will get book written by Modi

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AP Education Minister promises quality education and employment opportunities; lauds IGNOU for new courses

Speaking at the launch of two new PG courses at the open university, the minister said that the state's initiatives to improve the quality of education were being lauded at the national level

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Exams postponed, administration blamed in Lucknow University as 50 students test positive for COVID-19

The varsity has said that a few of the infected students will be allowed to stay and quarantine in their hostel rooms, while those whose condition is not serious, will be allowed to return home

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After being asked to vacate hostels, female medical interns of Kakatiya Medical College unhappy with new accommodation

The doctors also shared that with only four months remaining of their internship, this last moment change would take a toll on their mental health and work as well

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UoH and Cambridge University Press to design a certificate programme in Publishing. This is why it'll be awesome 

It is under the Institution of Eminence (IoE) project of the University of Hyderabad (UoH) that the varsity's Department of English has proposed this three-month programme

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IIT Hyderabad reports 112 active COVID cases, highlights all that it has been doing for COVID preparedness

There are six qualified medical doctors and nine staff nurses who are dedicated to serving the community at IITH and for monitoring COVID cases alone, four staff nurses have been recruited

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Why is India's apex child rights body asking for the suspension of Delhi govt's Desh Ka Mentor programme?

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is the brand ambassador for Desh Ka Mentor programme, which was launched by the Government of Delhi in October

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PG medical admissions begin in Kerala. Here are the instructions for the candidates  

The counselling is for MD and MS degrees as well as for diploma and DNB courses

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Supreme Court permits private BEd colleges in Kerala to increase fees 

The fees would be increased by Rs 45,000 for merit seats and Rs 60,000 for management seats

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Kerala Education Minister to take a decision on shutting schools after meeting CM

The minister will hold talks on Friday, January 14, on the matter with health experts as well

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Fact check: The Kerala porter who cracked the UPSC using the public railway WiFi. Or did he indeed?

What is the real truth behind this man's rags-to-riches story? Read on to find out right here! 

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India has vaccinated over three crore teenagers between the age group of 15 to 18 

About 7.50 crore — this is the approximate number of teens in the age bracket who are yet to be administered with the vaccine, as per an estimation

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From harassing parents for documents to expelling students without cause, schools in UP are flouting RTE

The UP government has now warned such offending schools and has said that action will be taken against schools that do not admit children under the RTE Act

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Telugu star Mohan Babu announces university named after him in Tirupati. Fans, here's what you need to know about it

The Collections King, as he is fondly known as, took to Twitter to share, "With the blessings of my parents, all my fans and well-wishers, I am humbled and honored to announce MBU". 

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Post death of a 12-year-old due to online gaming, Madhya Pradesh to bring in online gaming act 

Referring to the suicide of the 12-year-old, the minister called it a sad incident and said that they are happening because of "this type of game"

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Medical students in UP want their exams to be postponed ASAP. Here's why

The students said that the administration of UPUMS has not come up with any notice even after meeting them

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This former VC, accused of misappropriating Rs 107 crore uni funds, moves court. Here's why  

His arrest was made in connection with the prevention of a money laundering case for cheating about 4,500 students' parents to the tune of Rs 107 crore

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The MoU which will benefit students in 92 polytechnic and 14 engg govt institutions of Karnataka 

"This would help to conduct workforce research for industries in regions 'Beyond Bengaluru'...", shared Minsiter CN Ashwatha Narayan

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What the FAQ: Why is the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing calls to resign from various quarters?

He tried to shield himself by claiming that he thought the invitation to the party was a work event and not an informal gathering

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Whatever happened to the COVID care centre at JNU? HC pulls up Delhi govt for its "inaction and lethargy"

It was on May 13, 2021 that the court had directed that a COVID care centre be set up at JNU as the number of infections on campus was "quite high" 

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This EdTech start-up is now offering period leaves to women, transgender employees

They hope that this initiative leads to a more inclusive environment for both female and transgender employees

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IIT Mandi gets its second full-time Director. Here's all you need to know about him

Currently at IIT Kanpur, Prof Behera has supervised 22 PhD candidates to completion and has authored three graduate-level textbooks

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By how much has the percentage of Indians who took IELTS gone up since pre-pandemic years? 

Also, it was only last week that the organisation launched as many as 23 offices across India including in Trichy, Thrissur and many other places

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As many as 11 at IIM Ahmedabad test positive for COVID-19. This is the case tally at the institute now 

Since the end of December, among the 81 infections, 67 are active, among whom are 34 students, six members of faculty and 27 others

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Why were 633 admissions done beyond deadline by Karnataka? SC demands answers 

It was between December 4 and 18, 2021 that Karnataka conducted counselling's first round and the second round followed between December 18 and 30, 2021