The protest began at 5pm on July 19

DU curriculum row: ABVP, DUSU on Satyagraha to press DU's EC to remove offensive portions 
 

The Satyagraha will go on till the EC meeting ends on Saturday. The teachers have written to the PM against the ABVP gatecrashing AC meeting

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Women now more competent but less ambitious and decisive, international study says

Rather, communal stereotypes have changed but increasingly towards portraying women as more compassionate, affectionate and sensitive than men

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Engineering student kills self by hanging himself from the ceiling fan of his hostel room in Nagpur

According to the police, Surnarayana, a resident of Korba in neighbouring Chhattisgarh, hanged himself from the ceiling fan using a bedsheet in his hostel room

Al-Bari Creations gives customised gifts at a pocket-friendly price (Pic: Rukhia Khader)

Meet these besties whose hand-made, colourful dreamcatchers are the talk of the town

Their Instagram handle, Al Bari Creations gives you a wide range of customised gifting options including dreamcatchers, explosion boxes, party props, frames, bag tags, desk organisers and much more

The challenge is to, just for a day, on Sunday, July 21, make use of only one bucket of water through the day (Pic: Twitter)

Can you survive on just a bucket of water a day? 'One Bucket Challenge' gains steam in Hyderabad as water crisis deepens

The One Bucket Challenge urges Hyderabadis to use a single bucket of water for all their needs on Sunday, July 21, in a bid to draw attention towards the prevalent water crisis

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We have the argument, they have the might: DU teachers forced to revise chapters on Godhra, caste, gender

The English, Political Science and History departments have revised their syllabus after the Academic Council meeting

The students have also filed a second writ petition against the rising hostel fees.

Ten days on, TISS-Hyderabad has fallen silent as students now look to HC to intervene  

The lone student on a hunger strike faces the wrath of his peers, complains of intimidation  

KTR hands over the funds to Anjali and her father (Pic: Express)

Unable to fund daughter's IIT dream, Hyderabad auto driver tweets to KTR, gets help within hours

KTR paid the fees for two underprivileged girls who had cleared engineering entrance exams but were unable to pay the fees.

National Education Policy Draft 2019

NEP will remain valid for 20 years, says draft panel chief

The public lecture on National Education Policy 2019 was part of the University Grants Commission (UGC) two-day-long national workshop Evaluation Reforms in Higher Education Institutions

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Bar-coded answer sheets, CCTVs in storerooms: KU tightens safety measures after University College incident

A couple of days ago, blank answer sheets of the university were seized from the union office of University College and also from the house of the main accused in the stabbing case

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Kerala ragging: Plus I student severely injured after being beaten up by seniors at school

Amal, who was admitted to KMCT Medical College Hospital, Manassery, was later discharged. However, the Mukkam police said they have not yet received a complaint in this regard

The protests have been put on hold but the struggle is continuing

Meet Prabakaran, the lone TISS-Hyderabad student from the 'Land of Periyar' who continues to hunger strike  

Prabakaran who hails from Tamil Nadu is pursuing his second year of Masters in Public Policy and Governance  

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IIT Gandhinagar students develop device to feed people without arms

Two students at IIT Gandhinagar — Chris Francis and Praveen Venkatesh —  have developed the device

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Delhi HC directs IIT Delhi to decide sexual harassment complaint in eight weeks

The high court's order came on a plea seeking directions to the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi to take action on a report submitted by the Internal Complaints Committe

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ICAI Result 2019: CPT June examination results declared, check scores on these websites

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) declared the result of the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held on June 16 this year

There are a few but effective ways to prevent jumps from high rise buildings

Spate of copycat suicides at SRM: Here's how we can make our hostel balconies safer  

Since suicides can sometimes be impulsive, should we do something more to prevent entry to spaces that can be potentially dangerous to students?     

The researchers during the protest (pic: Facebook)

MHRD issues new memo, all research institutes must now pay revised stipends to PhD scholars

The MHRD had issued an Official Memorandum on July 16, hence clearing all confusions that the institutes raised about hiked stipends 

Sharma said the pilot project of the SPC programme was a 'great success' in 39 schools of the state

Rajasthan government launches 'police' training for school students to curb youth delinquency

The training programme initiated jointly by the state education and police departments will be available in selected government schools

The seniors came to the bus stop and two of them allegedly slapped Dilshad on the face

Kerala student gets slapped on face by ragging seniors, eardrum ruptures

The complainant is a student of Islamic Studies at MES Kalladi College in Manarkkad, Palakkad district

SFI was formed in 1970

For Indians studying abroad, SFI membership is now just a click away

The SFI has now opened google forms, using which overseas Indian students can become its members. Since inception, the organisation's constitution has had a provision for overseas members

Students of the Management Department, IIT Madras (Pic: IITM)

IIT Madras launches first-of-its-kind techMBA programme for undergraduate students

Department of Management Studies will offer the foundational techMBA courses during the third and fourth years of all UG programmes

The research team

Agriculture accounts for 70 per cent  consumption of ‘physical’ water in Hyderabad, IITH study 

The study was led by Dornadula Chandrasekharam, Visiting Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, and his Research Scholar Dagani Koteswar Rao

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Soon, Karnataka Government schools will monitor real time attendance of students using tablets

Once done, Karnataka will be the only state to monitor the real-time attendance of government schools

The schools might be turned to libraries

No students in 45 schools, but they will not be shut down: TN School Education Minister

The Minister said since there were no students in 45 schools, it is being planned to use them as libraries -as a temporary measure

Sources said he was working at a pharmacy in Madhupur village

Odisha man attempts suicide after failing to get Class 12 certificates even after 10 years

Rabindra Das (32) of Madhupur village in Mahanga reportedly appeared in the Plus II examination in Cuttack in 2008

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17-year-old Intermediate student tries to end life by jumping from college hostel building in Vijayawada

Upon receiving the information, a team of police personnel reached the spot and took the statements of college staff

The Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS) founder Achyuta Samanta felicitated KIIT University alumni Dutee Chand on Thursday

KIIT, Bhubaneshwar will name new athletic track after Dutee Chand

KIIT will dedicate its upcoming athletic track to Dutee Chand to mark her historic achievement

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Better health, education for women led to rapid fall in population growth in India, says First Secy in India's Mission to UN

The availability of health services in India took a giant step towards universal health coverage last September when the National Health Protection Scheme was launched 

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Video of UP BJP MLA suspending classes to enrol school students into party goes viral

Sushil Singh, the nephew of mafia don-turned-politician Brijesh Singh, asked the students to fill in membership forms and made them wear saffron 'angavastram' with the BJP's symbol

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AMU Cleric booked for molesting and threatening a nine-year-old girl

According to SSP Aligarh, Akash Kulhari, Mohmmad Ahmed, a cleric at a mosque inside Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) premises was arrested for molesting a 9-year-old girl

MLA P T Thomas

University College incident: Congress MLA demands CBI Inquiry on PSC rank list 

Besides this, the former Idukki MP demanded the strengthening of PSC examinations in the wake of University College incident.  

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SFI, AISF unionist clashed with each other at a government college in Kochi

The AISF unit secretary Swalih Afridi and president Vishnu T S were admitted to the nearby hospital following the attack

The students are continuing their strike even though the campus has shut down

Hundreds of academics, activists, students, sign statement condemning TISS, Hyderabad closure

The statement said that it was worrying that these were the third round of protests on the question of accessibility and availability of hostel facilities for Dalit and Adivasi students

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Why the Tamil Nadu DGP ordered a CB-CID probe into student suicides at SRM University

The three suicides had happened within a span of 60 days. The cases which are registered at Maraimalai Nagar police station will now be transferred to the CB-CID

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Is SFI's loss, AISF's gain? How the stabbing is changing the political landscape of University College

Following the incident, the SFI's unit was disbanded. The AISF has now opened a unit in the campus. Who else will come in next?

The consultancy focuses on scholarship programmes for students

This education consultancy has figured out the secret to studying abroad

Leadz Study Abroad has found a way to focus solely on the academic abilities of students

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Blue Cross launches 'Click to Rescue' service on WhatsApp for easier rescue of animals in Chennai

Blue Cross' new 'Click to Rescue' service on WhatsApp was launched recently in Chennai to facilitate smoother rescue operations in the city

Many students from other campuses have shown solidarity too

TISS-Hyd Protests: Students file writ petition in Telangana HC to revoke campus closure  

The students have also released a statement in the form of a rebuttal to the sine-die notice, stating the events since June 26  
 

V Ponraj

We're nowhere close to Vision 2020: Kalam's former Scientific Advisor

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's former scientific advisor V Ponraj talks to us about working with the former president on various projects 
 

Sharan’s content features a series of bizarre pranks and antics that involve his friends and family

Here's how this comedian and his grandmother made their way from Instagram to your Netflix watch lists

Sharan Nair speaks about his brand of comedy, growing up in Moscow and how he was able to find his voice through his own content

Ananthakrishnan K S has found bugs in various online platforms (Pic: Ananthakrishnan K S)

Meet the 19-year-old from Thiruvananthapuram catches bugs on Facebook for a living!

K S Ananthakrishnan found a bug in WhatsApp which had an impact of corrupting our data

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Elon Musk's brain-machine interface Neuralink hopes to begin testing on people next year

Neuralink unveiled an early version of a tiny sensor with hair-thin strands that could be implanted in a brain through a small incision

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Fast track courts to clear 1.6 lakh POCSO cases soon, Government promises to strengthen law
 

The number of cases registered has also gone up after it was made compulsory for police to register such crimes and investigate the matter within four months, said G Kishan Reddy

Tanvi Shah

Meet Tanvi Shah, the first Indian woman to win a Grammy, whose new skincare line is all about healing

Completely devoid of harsh chemicals like aluminium and parabens, these products aim to achieve holistic well-being and spiritual upliftment

ABVP members protest against the syllabus (Pic: Social Media)

Hand them to us: ABVP gatecrashes DU Academic Council looking for writers of 'Anti-National' syllabus

The teachers alleged that the ABVP students were allowed to come inside the heavily guarded Vice-Regal Lodge where they were protesting against the syllabus

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Indian boy missing in UAE after running away from home for being scolded by mother for watching YouTube

Sharjah police has intensified search for the boy, who hails from Bihar. The police posted his picture and details on social media and sought help from the public to trace him

The couple has a solid vision

This Madurai-based doctor couple quit their cushy private jobs to fight heart disease in rural India

The Little Moppet Foundation, which has helped over 200 children get free heart surgeries, also conducts monthly awareness programmes in remote towns across Tamil Nadu 

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Now, chemical recycling can turn plastic into heat and electricity

The team tested plastics, in particular black plastics, which are commonly used as packaging for ready meals and fruit and vegetables in supermarkets, but can't be easily recycled

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Ask Central Govt for funds for free bus service: Why students are against the State helping Pondicherry University

SFI Puducherry has stated that it will be a financial burden on the state government if they agree to the demand for free bus services for varsity students, even as PU is pushing the govt to add buses

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'Happiness Utsav' launched in Delhi govt schools to celebrate one year of introduction of happiness curriculum

During the festival, the morning assembly session and the first period will be combined to conduct activities

A household biogas plant | (Pic: Peepal Waste Managers)

Don't just throw away what you peel, now you can use Peepal Waste Managers' composter and turn it into manure easily

Their domestic biogas plant has a compact design requires zero maintenance, is easy to commission, handle and install and produces natural fertilizer

One of the illustrations she did | (Pic: Ankita Jain)

Multitasker level maximum: Here's why Ankita Jain from Hyderabad likes to work all day, every day

Ankita Jain from Hyderabad is a spunky and jovial youngster who loves eating, illustrating, designing and wants to continue doing all of them no matter what

Srikanth Mannepuri with cute kittens | (Pic: Srikanth Mannepuri)

This AP photographer's love for wildlife has helped in conservation and awareness projects. Here's how

He has made seven quick videos for the Forest Department and is looking forward for their support for conservation and awareness projects  

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CBSE hands over list of complaints to MHRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

The demands also include imparting refresher courses, assisting the teachers to upgrade their skills and more

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Dead lizard in rice, 81 Karnataka students fall ill after eating mid-day meal at school

Students and teachers took the help of villagers to rush all the students to Primary Health Centre in Vantamuri immediately and from there they were brought to Belagavi district hospital

Sminu Jindal is an inspiration to all | (Pic: Sminu Jindal)

Meet Sminu Jindal, who is on a quest to make educational institutions accessible for differently-abled students

Stressing on the need for a change in mindset, Sminu says, “When people become aware, perspectives start changing, and only then, solutions start appearing”

College students are trained for three months before they are allowed to become a didi or bhaiya (Pic: Pehchaan)

How Pehchaan has helped these government school kids master the art of Angrezi

  Pehchaan, an initiative of KurNiv Success Solutions helps municipal school students build self-confidence 

The government removed the GST on sanitary napkins a few days ago

School students in Thiruvananthapuram can now get sanitary napkins for free 

The programme is being implemented jointly by KSWDC and HLL Lifecare Ltd which provides technical support

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University College incident: SFI hits back, cries foul over unearthimg answer sheets

SFI landed in further embarrassment after an audio clip purportedly of union leaders of Government Arts College emerged in social media

Suriya is urging people to give their feedback on the education policy

Five reasons why we must pay attention to what actor Suriya said about the NEP  

The actor criticised the NEP on its decision to shut down small schools, increase board exams, entrances and the three-language system  

Calling the move to make students pay an exorbitant amount of Rs 54,650 upfront exclusionary, the activists said that this was just an indirect way to 'reinforce rigid caste structures

Medha Patkar, Binayak Sen 'deeply disturbed' by TISS-Hyd closure, demand campus reopen immediately

Several activists demand that administration ensure steps are taken to ensure that students from marginalized and Bahujan backgrounds have access to hostels 

The student protestors

Outdated books, no stipend, no teachers - Why Pithoragarh government college students are protesting

The students of Laxman Singh Mahar Govt.P.G.College  have been sitting on a Dharna in front of the college for the past 30 days

Rath has so far distributed several thousand books.

This senior IPS officer distributes books on competitive exams to students from remote areas of J&K

Basant Rath, an IGP rank officer, uses social media to reach out to aspirants who want to crack competitive examinations like NEET and JEE

Kerala Governor P Sathasivam

Governor seeks report from Kerala Univ VC on seizure of answer sheets from SFI leader's house

Kerala University's VC asked the Controller of Examinations to conduct a probe into the recovery of answer sheets from the house of SFI leader Sivarenjith, who was arrested for stabbing a student

Kunal Kamra in Phoenix Marketcity

How Rohith Vemula's suicide and JNU's Azadi incident changed Kunal Kamra's life. And comedy

Ahead of his performance in Phoenix Marketcity Chennai, the comedian spoke to us about his college days, Twitter and political comedy 

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We need Bisleri, PepsiCo to give Assam clean water: Meet the musician who is helping flood-hit families stay safe

Clean water, covers, hand-sanitisers are of an immediate requirement for the flood-affected citizens of the state and Rahul Rajkhowa is going all out to try and get NGOs the help they need

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I want to serve India as a civil servant: JNU security guard who cracked JNUEE like a boss

Ramjal Meena is pursuing an MA in Political Science from Rajasthan University as a non-collegiate student, but was keen on getting into JNU as well, where he works as a security guard

The students are continuing their strike even though the campus has shut down

I'm from the land of Periyar, will not stop hunger strike: TISS-Hyd student's moving Facebook post

Prabakaran AK, from the School of Public Policy and Governance, is one of the students on a hunger strike. Many students are continuing their strike even outside campus  

The flute guy mesmerises his followers with his innovative tunes (Pic: Jananie Baskaran)

Here's how the 24-year-old 'Flute Guy' is taking the online music scene by storm

An expert at playing the flute, mridangam and performing Carnatic vocals, Praveen Prathapan will make you sway to his tunes   

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Mamata Banerjee government issues notification for 10 pc reservation in WB state jobs

People, who are not covered under reservation schemes for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes, will get 10 per cent reservation in direct recruitment in civil posts

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As Health Ministry proposes to axe NEET-PG for admission to MD/MS, medicos cry foul

Every year 80,000 students take admission into MBBS courses in about 480 medical colleges in the country, while 1.5 lakh students appear for entrance exams for admission to PG seats

The TISS students' protests entered the eight day on Monday and over 15 students are currently on a hunger strike

TISS-Hyd shuts down campus indefinitely, students asked to vacate by evening  

The Institute issued a notice to the students on Monday evening after the students carried on their protests for the eight consecutive day  

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NGT seeks report on plea alleging air pollution by schools in Meerut

NGT directed the committee to submit the report within a month by email after site inspection and said that the nodal agency for compliance and coordination will be Meerut District Magistrate

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No more low employment potential disciplines from 2020-21, says AICTE

In a bid to bridge the gap between industry requirements and courses imparted at engineering institutes, the AICTE has initiated several steps, including compulsory internship for students

They are currently working with 25,000 kids in 50 schools across five states — Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, and Maharashtra (Pic: SaPa)

Music has a way of transforming you: How the Subramaniam siblings are changing the lives of 25,000 kids

Bindu and Ambi Subramaniam are helping the next generation hone their musical skills at Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts

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Story on Godhra Riots to be scrapped from syllabus? DU's Academic Council meeting to take a 'historic' call

The English Department said that the texts have been a part of the syllabus since 2010 and it was surprising that the members had a problem after nine years

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Pondi Univ now appeals to Govt for additional student buses, after withdrawing free bus service

Pondicherry University has been providing free transport facilities to its students since the varsity's inception in 1985

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Kerala University College stabbing: SFI's absconding Unit Secretary and President arrested

The SFI leadership had already suspended the college unit committee after the national leaders tendered an apology

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Doctors still not safe: Kin of deceased patient attack resident doctors at Mumbai hospital

Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors has urged the government to make necessary changes to ensure protection of doctors

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New Delhi Municipal Council renames 31 schools after ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

A notification in this regard was issued on June 21. The move has been made to improve "enrolment" and "public perception"

The ICC had found the professors guilty in April

MCC professors accused in sexual harassment case dismissed?  

Students say that the professors have not taken any classes in the last two weeks and believe they have been dismissed from their jobs  

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Chandrayaan-2 launch called off an hour before blast-off due to technical snag in 'Bahubali'

Minutes before making the announcement, the officials put on hold the countdown for less than five minutes

IIMB campus

IIM Bengaluru's fellowship in management is not just for MBAs. Here's why

 IIMB is offering a new FPM programme which can be pursued by students who have masters degree and professional qualifications like CA, ICWA and CS 

Bottles used to grow plants at a college in Sirsi (Pic: Prof Shivanand Hongal)

This college in Sirsi is using plastic bottles to grow plants. Here's what's awesome about it

Why throw plastic bottles away when you can use them to grow plants? We bring you some insights from a college in Sirsi where this idea is trending

Nadeem Akram, Founder of Full Throttle Customs

Bored of your old two-wheeler? This Bengaluru automobile designer can transform it into your dream bike

Nadeem Akram and his team has already rebuilt 15 bikes in Bengaluru and made them look as good as new 

Omer Majeed Wani

This environmentalist from Jammu and Kashmir is gathering young volunteers to preserve their biodiversity. Here's how

Omer and his team often conduct cleanliness drives in surrounding lakes and rivers, apart from awareness campaigns across the state

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Varying sentences: Here's how you can develop your writing skills

It’s important to have a wide range of sentence structures in a piece of writing because variety can kill the monotony

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Beyond fun, can selfies actually kill? The rising no of people dying while snapping themselves paints a grim picture

Between October 2011 and November 2017, at least 259 people were killed taking selfies around the globe. That’s compared to just 50 people who have died from shark attacks

TISS students have said that they have been struggling to pay the fees (Pic: TNIE)

TISS Hyderabad protest: Silence from institute pushes hunger strike into Day 2, support pours in

TISS Hyderabad students say that the hunger strike will go on until the administration addresses the students’ concerns and demands

VP Sanu

I apologise to the people of Kerala: Why SFI's VP Sanu suspended University College Unit after comrade stabs comrade

Following the stabbing incident in University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Sanu has penned an apology letter on Facebook 

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Mumbai engineering college team win Smart India Hackathon for coal mine mapping project

The Smart India Hackathon 2019 was held at the IIT Kanpur from July 8 to 12 and the results were announced on Friday night

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No school can expel child for short payment of fees or parents' misbehaviour: Karnataka HC

The court also made it clear that the parents of the students should not indulge in any derogatory act to bring down the morale of the staff

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NCERT director seeks the Institute of National Importance tag for council

The director also spoke about NCERTs newest model of an intervention programme to impart teacher training

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Canada researchers develop AI that can spot depression via sound of your voice

The study, conducted by Mashrura Tasnim and Professor Eleni Stroulia, builds on past research that suggests that the timbre of our voice contains information about our mood

Eight student have gone on a hunger strike

Angered at TISS-Hyd admin not acceding to their demands, students launch mass hunger strike

The students had a General Body Meeting today after the administration allegedly refused to give in writing the proposal they were making  

Balaji also used the opportunity to ask the Proctor why his MPhil degree had been blocked and that he was finding it difficult with pursuing his academic career

JNU admin revokes suspension of JNUSU President, Balaji and other student activists

The students were summoned to the Chief Proctor's office today and made the students sign a letter saying that they would comply with all the enquiries that are conducted against them    

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Identity cards to be issued to teachers soon, confirms Bihar Government

Deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said that identity cards would be made available to teachers in the state soon

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Cutting on scholarships exposed anti-Dalit face of Modi govt: Punjab Ministers

The new formula would put further financial strain on the state governments' exchequer on one hand, while on the other, the SC/BC youth and children, would be deprived of higher education