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IISc Bangalore releases condolence message after suicide of 21-year-old PhD student

The statement released a list of all the external help that a student can access from the resources available 

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Indian student found dead in UK; officials say no foul-play

The 23-year-old Indian student reportedly had sent a message to his relatives, in which, he had outlined a plan to end his life

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DU to introduce dual degree programmes from the next academic year. Here are other details

In the 1016th Academic Council meeting of DU, the VC introduced collabs with foreign universities as well

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Maharashtra man arrested for abetting suicide of 18-year-old college girl

The man has been booked by the police but hasn't been arrested yet as an investigation is ongoing

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Kerala Governor appoints Prof Bijoy Nandan as Kannur University Vice-Chancellor

The order came a day after the apex court dismissed the Kerala High Court's order to re-appoint Prof Gopinath Ravindran

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Kota witnesses another suicide as 22-year-old NEET aspirant hangs herself a

No suicide note was discovered in her room and the reason behind her death is yet to be known, informed the police

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Karnataka: Over 350 students affected due to outbreak of scabies at residential school

A suo moto case was registered against the residential school due to improper standards of hygiene

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IISc Bengaluru student jumps to death from boys' hostel building

The police said they are yet to find out the reason behind his death. Further inquiry is in the process and more information is awaited on the matter  

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CBSE to not award distinctions or divisions for Class X, XII

The board previously had done away with the publication of merit lists to avoid unhealthy competition as per an official statement

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Kerala MBBS student falls victim to snake bite hours after being conferred with degree; dies

The student, Adith Balakrishnan, was bitten by a venomous snake but was not able to realise it on time   

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CUSAT stampede: University reopens, students return but in fewer numbers

One of the students said that the incident had taken a toll on them emotionally but the students would resume classes soon 

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Bengaluru schools receive bomb threats via email; Police Commissioner says this

Anxiety prevailed among students, parents and staff. It is being reported that a few schools have requested guardians to collect their wards from the school campus

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DU academic council members oppose inviting RSS Secretary for varsity event

Meanwhile, a proposal to offer twinning degree with foreign institutions was deferred by the council amid protests

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IIM Kashipur's Executive Management Aptitude Test (EMAT-2023) to be held on December 16

The programme also provides an opportunity for one week of International Immersion at the Martin J Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, New York

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IIT Guwahati launches programme for Armed Forces on Drone Technology

The current batch of Drone Technology Program has 30 personnel from various armed forces.  

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Industry professionals to mentor higher education faculty: Secretary, Higher Education Dept

Highlighting the mentioning of these technological platforms in the G20 Declaration, Murthy emphasised that Samarth, Swayam and Diksha (at the school level)

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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates KV at NIT Rourkela 

During the event, Prof K Umamaheshwar Rao, Director, NIT Rourkela said, “We are honoured to have with us, Dharmendra Pradhan as our esteemed Chief Guest and our respective guests on the dais"

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JNU logo to include 'Tamso ma Jyotirgamaya'; to be registered for patenting 

"We are not making any changes. The old logo was not registered," says the VC of JNU, Santishree Pandit

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Supreme Court nullified the extended tenure of Kannur University's former VC 

The Supreme Court stated that the re-appointment of the former VC can be considered as an interference from the state  

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Azim Premji University student death: Alumni issue statement; ask for student body, transparency 

The death of a student of the university who took his life has now prompted alumni to come together to address major issues  

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“Main hostel unsafe”: Students stage protests as fresh ragging allegations emerge at Jadavpur University

Today, on November 20, the Arts Faculty Students' Union (AFSU) staged a demonstration outside the Vice-Chancellor’s office, demanding immediate and stringent action against ragging

TET 2014 qualifiers stage protest in Kolkata' last year | (Pic: Achinta Dhara)

WB TET recruitment scam: Candidates begin fresh round of protests; demand immediate action

“The candidates were granted the permission to demonstrate for seventy-two hours from the court, and they are demanding a seat update and immediate recruitment,” informed Achinta Samanta  

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NMC logo change includes picture of Hindu god; sparks debate 

The introduction of the Dhanwantari deity, the physician of all Hindu Gods, led to a debate about the significance of the symbol  

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Delhi HC says AIIMS seats not for sale as woman paid 30L for daughter's admission

The woman had allegedly paid the man an amount of thirty lakh rupees after he assured her of MBBS admission into AIIMS, Delhi

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SNAP 2023 records over 1,00,000 registrations; exam details, here

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) stands as a venerable family of academic institutions comprising constituents, colleges, centres, and schools

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Parents of J&K students arrested under UAPA call for leniency in punishment

The students at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) had allegedly passed anti-national remarks after the World Cup match

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J&K: Threat Lurks on university students as gov't may invoke UAPA

The students allegedly had raised anti-India sloganeering during the World Cup Match between India and Australia on November 19

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Maharaja's College, Mysuru: AIDSO activists and students protest due to unavailability of lecturers

The students demanded that the exam timetable be revoked immediately and the problem of lecturers be duly solved


NIT Srinagar suddenly declares winter holiday; boarders asked to vacate immediately

The declaration of the holidays came after a day of vehement protests against a student's social media post

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Gov't school students study in makeshift classrooms with asbestos roofing

The students at Government High School in Palamathi hillock have been forced to go through hardships and study in makeshift classrooms even after upgradation

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Odisha Education Department to provide free NEET coaching to Class XII students

In a directive issued by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, junior colleges are instructed to install smart TV sets   

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Tamil Nadu: Gov't school teacher arrested for abusing 13 school children 

About 13 students from Classes IV and V had come forward after an awareness session on 'good touch' and 'bad touch' by the District Child Protection Office 

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BGU bestows honorary DLitt on Sudarsan Pattnaik, Sriprakash Shukla

The chairman and the esteemed guests presented the degrees and gold medals to the students

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DU may offer special chance to students who may have exhausted all chances to clear exam

This provision may provide for special moderation, exclusively for those students who have a single remaining paper, to the extent of a maximum of 10 marks

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AI will not take away your jobs: Experts at Bengaluru Tech Summit 2023

According to a study, the application of AI is expected to contribute $5.2 billion to the global GDP by 2030, coupled with a 4% reduction in global emissions

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IIT Roorkee leads study on Advanced Grid-Scale Energy Storage Technologies

This comprehensive study positions IIT Roorkee at the forefront of cutting-edge research, showcasing its dedication to providing India-centric solutions for a sustainable and resilient energy future

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Skill India, Armed Forces to help re-settle 70,000 Armed forces personnel post-superannuation

The Resettlement Training Program offers a comprehensive curriculum for Armed Service Personnel, encompassing three specialised courses

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JM Financial Centre for Financial Research launched at IIM Udaipur

Prof Ashok Banerjee, Director, IIM Udaipur, said, “IIM Udaipur is thankful to JM Financial for supporting the institute’s endeavour to conduct cutting-edge, high-quality research"

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Kolkata: TET candidates stage protest demanding to be called for interviews

The protest on Wednesday was also preceded by a two-day sit-in by TET candidates in the area 10 days back

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India to enroll half million foreign students by 2047: NITI Aayog CEO

Subrahmanyam made the comments while addressing the 18th FICCI Higher Education Summit on Wednesday

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Jadavpur University: Another student levels ragging allegations against seniors

The PG student complained in a mail to the Dean of Arts that he was subjected to various kinds of mental torture and abuses

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MSc medicine association writes to varsities over PG teachers being denied examinership

In this regard, many individuals from different states have also approached the respective state high courts for the consideration of eligibility for the petitioners to be examiners

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JEE Main 2024 (Session 1) registration closes tomorrow; check details

The exam is scheduled between January 24 and February 1, 2024 and will consist of three papers

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NMC writes to Manipur gov't regarding exam arrangements for displaced medical students

NMC directed the state authorities to allow the displaced students from JNIMS, RIMS, CMC and SHIJA Medical Colleges to continue classes in online or hybrid mode

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Uttar Pradesh: Headmaster booked for molesting 16 girls student in Unnao

The matter came to light when the girls lodged a complaint on the portal of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)

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Umar Khalid's bail plea hearing deferred till January 10

A joint request for adjournment was made before the bench from both sides as Khalid's counsel senior advocate Kapil Sibal and Additional Solicitor General SV Raju were not available

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Lucknow University bags NAAC Category 1 status, various opportunities unlocked

It will now be able to establish research parks, incubation centres, university-society linkage centres, in self-financing mode, without the need for UGC approval

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Maharashtra: Education Minister Deepak Kesarkar’s video rebuking woman goes viral, faces criticism

The woman, in the viral video, was reportedly asking the minister about the 'delay' in the recruitment process, and saying they are tired of waiting

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United States issued record 1,40,000 visas to Indian students last year

Last month, the US Mission to India reached and surpassed the goal to process one million non-immigrant visa applications in 2023

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NIT Srinagar: Classes suspended after protests over student’s social media post

A non-local student had allegedly put up a social media post hurting religious sentiments leading to protests on campus on November 28

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Karnataka: School principal, hostel warden suspended over food poisoning incident

On Monday, around 25 students were hospitalised from a residential school in Davanagere, Karnataka after consuming hostel food

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Students sign detailed document on campus code of conduct before joining, says Azim Premji University 

APU has a detailed campus code of conduct that lays out the rules and regulations to be followed by the students, said varsity

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Indian Institute of Art & Design announces 2024-25 application open; details here

Prof Usha Patel – Director of Academics, IIAD, remarked, “At IIAD, we redefine education by empowering students to thrive in a dynamic creative world"

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Karnataka BBMP school collapse: Big budgets yet school infrastructure still in dire condition 

In Bengaluru, around 26,010 students are studying in 166 BBMP schools

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Cuemath launches its first physical Math learning center in Gurugram

Cuemath plans to open additional learning centres both nationally and internationally, focusing on regions with a high demand for face-to-face classes

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SCERT to conduct in-service education training programmes for Delhi gov't school teachers

The state of Delhi has approximately 3,000 government schools serving over 25 lakh children

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Meta announces support for NLSIU - IIT Bombay research project

Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Vice-Chancellor of NLSIU said, “The National Law School of India University is committed to academic research and legal innovation using AI to aid legal reform"

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Inclusion of sports in education: The vision and the mission

In this evolving narrative of education in India, the inclusion of sports stood as a testament to the acknowledgement that learning wasn't a unidimensional journey

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Investigative teaching methods: What is it? How does it help students?

From project-based learning to case studies and technology integration, educators are actively embracing approaches that empower students to explore

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Kerala Human Rights Commission seeks CUSAT stampede investigation report within 15 days

In this regard, the commission has registered a case and also asked to check the security breach angle

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Teachers accused of harassing students in separate incidents in Karnataka, Goa

In the Karnataka incident, parents protested at the school premises demanding action

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Kerala HC directs recounting of votes for student union chairman post at Sree Kerala Varma College

A nominee of the Students' Federation of India (SFI) was declared elected after a recount in the college polls held recently

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Nine, including four students, arrested for supplying drugs in Delhi NCR

The police have seized a variety of Indian and foreign-origin drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, and hashish

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Jammu and Kashmir: Students arrested under UAPA; Mufti slams move

The students were allegedly raising objectionable slogans and celebrating the Indian cricket team's loss

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Haryana: Gov't school principal accused of sexual harassment now suspended

According to an official statement, the principal was accused of sexually harassing over 100 students at his school

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Karnataka: Three students fall ill after drinking water in school's administrative block

Police suspect foul play behind the incident and have commenced the investigation from different angles

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IIT Madras students wish stricter punishment for Prof Ashish Sen, but are happy with inquiry process

The suspension was meted out by the institute's Board of Governors (BoG), based on the report submitted by an external committee

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Pranshu Yadav’s Death: Are social media platforms and law failing to prevent anti-LGBTQ+ bullying?  

Pranshu (16) allegedly died by suicide after receiving 4,000+ queerphobic comments on their reel, which featured them in a sari  

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Andhra Pradesh: Chalapathi Group to open new academy; distribute scholarship awards! Details here

Students have to appear for a scholarship test to avail the awards. This test is scheduled to be conducted on December 10

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Telangana elections: Experts urge political parties to focus on children's needs

PVCR-TS, an alliance of people working for child rights, submitted a list of child-specific demands to the BJP, BRS, and Congress

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Telangana Assembly elections: Educational institutions in Hyderabad district to remain shut on Nov 29, 30

Previously, on November 27, Monday, several schools and educational institutions in Hyderabad declared a holiday for Guru Nanak Jayanti

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Kota, Rajasthan: Another NEET aspirant dies by suicide

The victim has been identified as Faureed Hussain, a native of West Bengal's Birbhum district

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Education should go beyond textbooks: Vishwanathan Anand at NIIT University's Annual Lecture

Nestled in the Aravalli hills, the fully residential green campus offers an idyllic and intellectually vibrant environment

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Karnataka topping the charts with perks for students

The state's commitment to empowering its youth through a combination of financial aid, technological access, and holistic development programs demonstrates a paradigm shift in educational policy

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MAP Academy unveils new course on Modern Indian Art! Details here

This course is authored by Dr Beth Citron, a New York-based curator and art historian  

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Manipal Academy of Higher Education celebrates 31st convocation ceremony

More than 7,000 graduated during the course of the ceremony which concluded on November 26  

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Coach Calling: Parent's be the rock your children need and help them grow

I know that parenting is tough! But make your children feel that  you're unconditionally there for them

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Azim Premji University student suicide: “Ashwin was accused without evidence”: Deceased’s brother, alumnus  

Ashish Nambiar, brother of the deceased student M Ashwin Nambiar, spoke about his alma mater Azim Premji University

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Azim Premji University student suicide: Varsity says it has been engaging with students on their demands

The university also assured that it is offering various other support mechanisms like a dedicated academic resource centre

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Azim Premji University student suicide: Students demand elected student body; varsity offers assurance

M Ashwin Nambiar, a 21-year-old final-year student at the Azim Premji University, who was pursuing a BSc in Mathematics, allegedly died by suicide on November 10  

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IIT Madras student body reveals Prof Ashish Sen found responsible for Sachin Jain suicide; suspended 

Sachin Jain was found dead at his residence in Velachery after he put up a WhatsApp status saying, “I am sorry, I am not good enough”   

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Madhya Pradesh: Class IV student allegedly attacked 108 times with compass by classmates

The father of the victim has alleged that the boy sustained scars from the attack that occurred at around 2 pm on November 24

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GMC Jammu: Junior Resident doctor attacked by over 15 attendees of patient

Speaking to EdexLive, the junior doctor said, "Fortunately, I don't have a fracture though I have sustained wrist, knee and ligament injuries"

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Haryana: Girls from low-income families to receive free education in schools, colleges

The fees for private colleges, where applicable, will be borne by the Haryana government, Chief Minister Khattar said

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Class XII student beaten by a group of men in UP; video goes viral

After the video surfaced on the internet, a police case was lodged, and a person was arrested

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Kerala CM pays last respects to CUSAT stampede victim Sara Thomas

According to the police, 16 injured people have been discharged from the hospital so far

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Uttar Pradesh: Head teacher of gov't school accused of sexual harassment

According to the police, the alleged incident came to light after one of the girls reached out to NCPCR

Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu  | (Picture: Express)

Comprehensive education reforms will be introduced in schools next year: Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhu

The comprehensive reforms include providing education in English as the medium of instruction from Class I in government schools

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Kanpur: 25-year-old MBBS student found dead; over 50 students are being questioned

When they reached the hostel, Commissioner of Police RK Swarnkar and DCP West Vijay Dhull found the victim's body

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Hyderabad: 16-year-old Intermediate student found dead in college hostel room

A case has been registered under Section 174 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) and is being investigated

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IIIT Basara student dies by suicide; family trouble suspected

The victim is known to have been disappointed by his mother’s death and his father’s remarriage

The bodies of the students, Sarah Thomas, Athul Thambi, and Ann Riftha, who died during the stampede at CUSAT’s music concert kept on the campus for the public to pay their respects | (Pic: Express)

CUSAT-Nikhita Gandhi concert stampede: Police investigating all possible lapses

The question before police is whether they could have relaxed the curbs, which could have averted the tragedy

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Yuva Sangam - IIT Hyderabad, BHU: 42 Telangana youngsters to explore Uttar Pradesh

During the visit hosted by BHU, the Telangana team will visit various iconic places in Varanasi and around and interact with different stakeholders

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari | (Pic: IIT Kanpur)

Water Impact Summit by cGanga, IIT Kanpur & NMCG: Collaborations, innovations announced

Igor Papič, Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation from the Republic of Slovenia emphasized global cooperation for addressing water security and environmental protection

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Selfie-related deaths among youngsters: The pursuit of social media validation 

Social media platforms have a role to play in promoting responsible content creation, and discouraging dangerous behaviour

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Vocational education: Indispensable component of India's educational landscape

By bridging the skills gap and fostering a versatile, skilled workforce, India can ensure that its citizens are not just employees but contributors to a thriving, innovative economy

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"Transfer is not a penal action": EFLU on transfer orders issued to two faculty members 

The two transfer orders created a stir and the EFLU varsity clarified the same via a communique

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Curious case of two teachers' associations at EFLU: President elects speak up; varsity comments

Speaking to EdexLive, both the presidents as per their knowledge claimed that their association was the right one

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Delhi University: Students allege glitch on Samarth Portal; complaints filed with varsity

The postgraduate students enrolled in the first semester of MA, MSc, and MCom courses are facing issues in selecting their course or subject on the portal in order to fill out the examination forms