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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

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Here's why EdTechs of India have united to form a consortium 

Additionally, EdTechs had informed the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India, about their move to form a consortium via a letter

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TN govt says that offline classes in schools are optional for students 

Also, it was via a notification on January 3 that the Government of Tamil Nadu disallowed play and nursery schools to function

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What happened on January 13? Hitler declared total war and Mickey Mouse was born

Who doesn't like comics? And the OG of comics is none other than Mickey Mouse. The comic strip appeared for the first time on January 13, 1930

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Following over 100 cases of COVID-19, College of Engineering Trivandrum declared a cluster

All students except those from other states have been asked to vacate their rooms at the hostel

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Whatcha watching? Average Indians spend nearly 5 hours on their phones everyday, 70% on social media

The report found that seven of every 10 minutes on mobile was spent on social and photo and video apps in 2021

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IIT Hyderabad reports 120 new COVID cases; online classes also suspended

MBBS and PG students in Gandhi Medical College and Osmania General Hospital are also reporting a spike in COVID-19 infections

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KTR to Modi: Why has the centre not sanctioned any new educational institutions in the last 7 years in Telangana?

The IT Minister of Telangana chose the Prime Minister's tweet announcing the inauguration of 11 medical colleges in Tamil Nadu as the opportune moment to throw light on the issue in TS

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VC paid back in own coin: Why the VBU teachers think VC himself is the reason he was abused

Dr Chakrabarty was abused at an online event on January 11 by unknown miscreants. The incident happened during a music therapy session

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CBSE schools in Kerala to focus on experiential learning and skill enhancement in the classroom

At the meet, the VP Joy, State Chief Secretary, spoke about the importance of the transformation in the current education system

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Education is the key to social justice, empowerment: Amrita University confers honorary doctorates on Jeffrey Sachs and Kailash Satyarthi

The university also instituted a fellowship in the name of Jeffrey Sachs and a scholarship programme dedicated to an underprivileged child nominated by the Satyarthi Foundation

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Odisha plans to amend teacher recruitment criteria. Here's what's in store for trainee teachers of current batch

The Higher Education Department, in an attempt to adhere to guidelines by the NCTE has asked the School and Mass Education Dept to make the necessary changes

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Hostels vacated, exams postponed as 40 test positive in Lucknow's Institute of Engineering Technology

The semester examinations that were scheduled to be held from January 11 till 24 have been postponed till the COVID situation improves

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TN BJP Chief Annamalai: NEET is against capitation fees charges by private colleges, not social justice

Even as the PM inaugurated 11 medical colleges in the state, the debate on NEET rages on, with Annamalai saying it protects students from commercial private institutions

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Govt proposes single application portal for all scientific fellowships, grants and scholarships in the country

The step was reportedly taken to counter delays in sanction and release of fellowships or research grants to scholars and students

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Kerala University VC responds to Governor's statement that his language was obnoxious. Here's what he said

The Governor, who is at loggerheads with the state govt over alleged political interference in the functioning of the universities, had said earlier thathe is willing to renounce powers as Chancellor

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Is Osmania University in Telangana facing its worst ever staff crisis at this point in time? 

Zero recruitments at the university level in the state for the last seven years has worried the students pursuing in Osmania University and its constituent institutions

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To protect children from COVID and to keep them away from mobile addiction, parents study in this school in Gujarat

At present, the school has more than 100 students, all of whom are between the ages of 3 to 6

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Ramp up COVID-19 vaccination of school students: Directorate of Education

The vaccination for children in the age group of 15-18 years began on January 3

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Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to allocate 50 per cent seats to in-service doctors in select courses

Justice M Dhandapani gave a direction to this effect while passing final orders on a writ petition

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When Modi launched 11 medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, CM Stalin urges him to consider NEET exemption 

Stalin also called upon PM Modi to sanction a medical college for each of the six newly formed districts in the state

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'VC controls the mute button', JNUTA slams VC for authoritarian 'diktak' on CUCET

In a statement released after the CUET was formally adopted for admission in JNU, the JNUTA has criticised the VC, Prof M Jagadesh Kumar, for steamrolling over the opinions of various centres

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Three teachers tested positive for COVID at government school in Coimbatore

Despite the cases, the school administration did not inform higher officials of the school education department
 

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Today's youth has a 'Can Do' spirit, says PM Modi after inaugurating youth fest

During the event, the Prime Minister unveiled selected essays on 'Mere Sapno ka Bharat' and 'Unsung Heroes of Indian Freedom Movement'

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Tamil Nadu teachers urge state government to allow rotational presence of faculty in colleges

The colleges in the state are closed for students but the teachers have to go to the campus daily

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Kerala transgender teacher sought legal aid for euthanasia, Minister assures job and support

A dual master's degree holder, Aneera had a temporary teaching job until recently. It is understood that the minister had taken suo motu cognisance in her case, when he got to know about its nature

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E-Canteen Fundas: Why being crystal clear about your role in the team is akin to half the battle won

Assigning roles and defining expectations play a huge part in achieving results. Be specific about the role, expectations, delivery, performance standard and consequences of achieving results 

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This year's CAT topper studies between breaks; here's why Soham Katkar's mantra works like a charm

'I love watching cricket. Whenever I get the time, I watch whatever match is on. It's what I do to relax,' Soham Katkar's secret to studying is enviable and how

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JNUEE out, CUCET in: JNU Academic Council adopts NEP's common entrance test amidst protest

The CUCET, which is to be conducted by the NTA, will be the only way to gain admission into courses offered by the JNU, with the varsity bidding farewell to the JNUEE

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Big win for youth in Gujarat as Education Minister announces recruitment of over 3k teachers, after a year's delay

The Education Minister said that 1,300 teachers will be recruited for Classes I to V and nearly 2,000 teachers will be taken in for Classes VI to VIII

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Rajah Muthiah Medical College, IIT Madras turn into COVID clusters after students, staff test positive

IIT M said that it had informed students, who had reached the college campus after January 1, that they would be allowed inside classrooms only after one week quarantine or COVID negative test result

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Visva Bharati VC abused during online music therapy session, leaked clip goes viral. Who is behind it?

During the music therapy session, unknown miscreants joined the online event and started abusing the VC. The organisers promptly removed the unknown participants

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WBJEE 2022 registration date change: Here's when you need to register by 

The official notice is up on the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) website for everyone to refer   

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Tamil Nadu declares January 17 a holiday for educational institutions, govt offices

Most government offices in the state won't be functional till January 19 as there is also the Thaipusam festival on January 18

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Complete construction of 16 medical colleges in stipulated time: Rajasthan's Health Minister Parsadi Lal Meena

Once the construction of all approved colleges is completed, 30 out of the total 33 districts in the state will have a medical college

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What The FAQ: What are VWDCs that Supreme Court has asked HCs to set up?

Here's what the observations and comments made by the bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant mean. What really is the Vulnerable Witness Deposition Centre?

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Severe disease due to Omicron in unvaccinated, 50 per cent of Europe may soon get infected: WHO European Regional Director

Expert says five pandemic rules are: ventilation of crowded or enclosed spaces, vaccination, increased mask use, boosters, and the continued use of new clinical protocols

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SFI student activist murdered in Kerala's Idukki gets cremated in his hometown in Kannur

The ruling CPI(M) had alleged that the murder was pre-planned and claimed that 21 Left workers were killed in the state in the last six years

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Your generosity has inspired us to help others: After lawyers pitch in to pay fees, students write heartwarming thank you note

Additionally, the Delhi high court bar association president Mohit Mathur  assured justice Najmi Waziri who was hearing the plea, that the bar will take care of the further expenses of the two girls

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Looking for a virtual MBA course? IGNOU has launched a brand new one. Here are the details   

What's more, it is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Here is everything you need to know   

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IITs, IIMs, INIs now under ABC allowing students to pursue 50% of a course from other institutions

Students can earn credits, the equivalent of marks, with the bank acting as a digital storehouse, or database, of academic points received from institutions under the ABC framework

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UCEED 2022 admit cards will be out on January 12. Here's how you can access them

The Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) 2022 will be conducted by IIT Bombay 

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With parents in Jharkhand refusing to pay fees for online classes, private schools demand reopening from Jan 16

Jharkhand gov't, on January 3, directed closure of educational institutions while giving permission for only administrative activities at 50 per cent attendance to curb rapid spread of COVID-19

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Here's how students of Centurion University fared at India Skills 2021

The award ceremony function was organised by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in New Delhi from January 7 to 9, 2022

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What happened on January 12? Batman became a TV star, Led Zep released debut album and Bezos was born

Batman became a TV sensation on this very day and Amazon top boss Jeff Bezos was born in Albuquerque, United States

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COVID mayhem: NSUI urges University Grants Commission to adopt online mode of exam in colleges and universities

Exams are scheduled in February and March, so a policy should be made so that the academic year does not get wasted and they adequate time to prepare for entrance exams, demanded NSUI 

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Supreme Court issues notice against petition by overseas citizen seeking parity in fees charged at the IITs

The petition stated that the fees required to be paid by foreign nationals is exorbitantly high as NRIs and foreign nationals earn in foreign currency, but the OCIs living and working in India do not

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CLAT 2022 applications open: Last date to apply for the exam is March 31

The exam will be conducted in the offline mode for a duration of two hours on May 8, 2022

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Shaastra '22 takes IIT-M to Mars; second virtual rendition of the event will focus on gaming tech

The fest will see the participation of 30,000 students from across the globe and features a star-studded list of guest speakers, which includes Nobel laureates and sports champs

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PM Modi to virtually inaugurate 11 medical colleges in Tamil Nadu on January 12

MBBS seats have been increased by 79.60 per cent and the number of PG seats increased by 80.70 per cent in the last seven years

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Birla Global Uni's ongoing faculty development programme is touching upon vital tenents of journalism 

Prof PP Mathur, in his inaugural address, said that the current media education should be more industry and skill-oriented

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Two Youth Congress workers arrested in connection with Kerala student's murder, more people expected to be brought to task

The CPI(M) has purchased land adjacent to Dheeraj's house, he will be cremated there and a monument will be erected

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Who is Dr Suhas Joshi, who will hold the reins of IIT Indore as its new Director?

He joined IITB as an Assistant Professor in 1995 and was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, and a Post-doctoral Research Affiliate at the Georgia Institute of Technology

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Odisha extends maternity leave from 90 days to 180 days for employees of aided colleges

The government on Monday also increased the upper age limit from 32 to 38 years for candidates applying for government jobs

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Who is Dr Rangan Banerjee, the man who will take charge of IIT Delhi as its next Director soon?

A Forbes Marshall Chair Professor at IIT Bombay, he is an alumnus of the institute, from where he completed his BTech and PhD

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NEET 2022 exam schedule expected soon. Here is how you can prep for it

NTA authorities have decided to conduct the NEET in May 2022 and the expected date is tentatively 2nd May 2022

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Digital innovation key to India's inclusive growth: Microsoft India President

Tech intensity is the engine of future readiness across small and large businesses and industries