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JU ragging: Officials unable to reach conclusion regarding anti-ragging measures

According to sources, the officials reasoned the difference of opinion between students' union and the authority led to a stalemate

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IIT Bombay: Six tables to be reserved for vegetarians only in hostel mess? Students allege "food discrimination"

The students allegedly received an email, on Wednesday, from the mess council informing them that six tables will be reserved for vegetarian food only

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Death of two students: AFSPA imposed in Manipur; CBI begins probe 

The missing of two students Phijam Hemjit (20) and Hijam Linthoingambi (17) has caused widespread unrest after the violent ethnic clashes in Manipur  

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Plea against NEET-PG 2023 'zero percentile' challenged in Delhi HC

The petitioners argue that the exam not only would dissolve the purpose of an eligibility test but also has thrown the students off-guard and is not justifiable

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Reading of Bhagat Singh's writings at JNU on occasion of his birth anniversary 

The event organised on the eve of the 116th birth anniversary of the freedom fighter aims to revive his ideals and have a profound exchange

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Bihar education department dismisses over 3 lakh students from schools

In Bihar, 75% attendance has been made mandatory in schools and failure to maintain the mark can lead to dismissals, and serious repercussions, read the order

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NEET-PG 2023: What does “zero” cutoff percentile in counselling actually mean?

The decision was taken after  receiving representation from a few medical associations who urged a reduction in the NEET-PG cut-off citing a huge number of vacant seats

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AI and how EdTechs and educational institutes are using it

AI is also being used to develop new educational tools and resources

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Lucknow: Teen enters alma mater wearing old uniform to harass minor student

According to reports, the 19-year-old boy had previously attempted to harass the minor by hurling abuses at her

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Bihar schoolgirl assaulted, molested by miscreants; video goes viral

The police of Bihar's Samastipur district could only nab one accused while the others are still at large  

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Manipur: Internet ban reimposed after students protested against missing individuals

Purportedly more than 30 students especially girls were injured after the police charged with tear-gas shells and batons

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Road accident: 14-year-old loses life after being hit by SUV in Bengal

Two students lost their lives in two consecutive days after being involved in road accidents in West Bengal and in Telangana

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Schools in Kerala bag top awards nationally in EducationWorld school rankings

The various categories included Government Boarding Schools, State Government Day Schools and Day cum Boarding schools and others 

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NMC guidelines curb number of seats in medical colleges; medicos point out implications for South India  

This notification, which was released on August 16, dictates that each state must have 100 MBBS seats for 10 lakh people in every state and union territory  

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Odisha: 15-year-old student loses life during brawl over earphones

The boy reportedly was pelted and hit with stones by his friend as they indulged in a fight over the gadget 

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AP's Nadu-Nedu scheme: 895 govt schools to get facelift in Palnadu

In order to reduce college dropouts, as many as nine junior colleges are being set up in the Palnadu district

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Kendrapara: College student sexually assaulted in moving vehicle; accused on the run

"We have formed a team to apprehend him and ensure justice for the girl," said Kendrapara Sadar police station IIC Saroj Kumar Sahoo

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Power of alumni in TN: Five lakh former students register with govt school alumni forums

The registration is open to all former students, and they can also register through the Namma School website

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Karnataka hikes AYUSH course fee by 25%, medicos call it "anti-student"

Previously, aided and unaided private AYUSH medical colleges had submitted a request to the state government to increase the fee

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Why do silly fights often happen in schools, colleges?

One of the most common reasons for fights in school is name-calling

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IIT Guwahati researchers develop material that can separate oil from water

The material made out of charred rice husk would not only curb air pollution but also can be used in tackling marine pollution

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Worms found in midday meal in three South Goa schools

The Director of Education said that the food samples will be checked in labs and strict action will be taken against the suppliers if fault is found

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NEET-PG ‘zero’ cut off: SC dismisses petition against notification; medical community reacts

As per a report by PTI, the bench comprising Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra, refused to entertain the plea as the petitioner was not a NEET-PG aspirant

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IIT Jodhpur team discovers new way of synthesising green ammonia 

Green Ammonia is used to produce carbon-neutral products and can also be used as a potential climate-neutral fuel

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IIT Kanpur announces partnership with InterDigital to enhance 6G prospects in India

With this bilateral partnership, a change will be sought in the field of 6G technologies and will lead to improvement in existing wireless standards 

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University of Hyderabad prof awarded prestigious JC Bose National Fellowship

Prof M Jayananda is a senior professor and Head, Centre for Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at the university and has been a visiting professor at many foreign-based countries  

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HCU students protest against alleged transphobic attack on Dalit trans leader  

Hritik Lalan, who was elected as the representative of GSCASH from the Ambedkar Students’ Union, was allegedly attacked by ABVP cadre for campaigning in the Ladies’ Hostel  

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CCTV cameras in schools and college: Challenges to right to privacy  

There are some challenges associated with implementing CCTV cameras on college campuses

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SC questions probe of UP classroom slap incident; said education doesn't discriminate between religions

The Supreme Court objected to the way the incident of the slapping of a child in a school was handled by Uttar Pradesh gov't

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Canada-India tension: Students unhappy with ongoing friction but say there is “nothing to worry about”

The diplomatic tension between India and Canada started after the Canadian Prime Minister’s remarks about the involvement of the Indian government in the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar

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NEET PG 2023: SC refused to entertain petition challenging zero percentile cut-off

The apex court announced that it would entertain the plea as it was filed by petitioners who were not aspirants

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Manipur violence: Photos of missing students emerge online after months

The gov't has asked people to exercise restraint and has assured a thorough investigation into their deaths

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SC student punished in Trichy school; mother alleges caste-based bias

The mother alleges that the student was made to stand out in the Sun as he was two minutes late after lunch and did not do his duties in a proper manner

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TN school inundated by rainwater; students forced to evacuate to nearby temples

The teachers alleged that the absence of a dedicated stormwater drain in the area is a primary cause of the stagnation of water on rainy days

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Kerala: Students protest as private institute fails to offer promised placements

The students claim that during admission, they were assured of jobs with foreign airline companies and were charged extravagantly for that  

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Ban new engineering colleges for three years: K'taka Higher Education Minister writes to AICTE

Hitting back at the government, AITCE Chairman TG Sitharam on September 22 said that state private universities offering engineering courses do not fall under the ambit of AICTE

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Niche expertise vs versatility: MBA or MS, what suits you better?

Here, we jot down all the pros and cons of pursuing the two

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US issued over 90,000 student visas to Indians from June to August this year 

"I first came to India as a young student, and I've seen in my own life how transformative these experiences can be," said US Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti

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Prejudice and discrimination in the classroom: What can teachers do?

Prejudice can lead to discrimination against students from certain backgrounds, which can have a devastating impact on their learning

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Illegal schools in India: What is the government doing about it?

The government is also working to address the root causes of illegal schools, such as poverty and lack of access to quality education

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Multiple entry and exit in Indian education? Is it possible?

A parliamentary panel released guidelines on how such an option would prove beneficial to students but might be difficult to implement  

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Delhi: Teen student assaulted by teachers for looking out of the window

The boy had sustained several injuries on his chest, waist and other parts of the body and later was admitted to the hospital 

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NIT Silchar appoints new dean after students end five-day hunger strike

The death of a third-year engineering student at the institute fuelled a series of protests followed by a five-day hunger strike by the students  

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UP boy arrested for posting anti-Hindu remarks on social media

The Class X student has been arrested by the police and sent to remand home as per sources

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Jadavpur University begins installation of CCTV cameras on campuses

The decision comes after the unfortunate death of a student after he allegedly fell off the second floor of the hostel's balcony after being ragged 

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Calcutta High Court orders further probe into job scam case

The high court wanted the ED to submit a fresh detailed report of the people linked to the job scam case

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NEET-PG ‘zero’ cut-off: Representation sent to NMC, MoHFW. Legal route soon?

The representation, drafted on Saturday, September 23, has been sent via Supreme Court Advocate Tanvi Dubey on behalf of several NEET-PG candidates who have been opposing this move


UP school slapping case: SC directs state gov't to appoint IPS officer for probe

The incident that took place accused a teacher of allegedly making communal remarks and asking class students to slap the student  

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Student from Thiruvananthapuram selected for online discussion led by the Pope

The student is one amongst 12 students selected from India and the only student to represent Kerala

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Limerick at OLF 2023: KiiT International School student wins limericks compeition 

There were two students picked from six, one was declared the winner and one the runners-up

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How two students prevented a major fire mishap during Ganesh Chaturthi in Hyderabad

Two boys suffered minor injuries during the mishap but the quick action of the students averted a major fire crisis

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Students to be actively engaged in sports events, says President of AP games federation 

It was also decided in the meeting that talented students should be identified and trained as national-level athletes 

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Karnataka has 1,600 illegal schools, colleges, says Education Minister

In a meeting conducted on September 24, Minister Madhu Bangarappa also discussed other plans to improve the educational infrastructure of the state

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Math teacher sexually harasses Class X student in Karaikal; booked under POCSO

Once the parents started demanding the arrest of the Math teacher, the police started tracing his number

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Puducherry gets two new nursing colleges. Here are details about intakes

It may be recalled that earlier this month, a notification was issued granting horizontal reservation of 10% of the total intake of seats to the students who have studied in Puducherry government scho

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Class X students dies by suicide due to academic pressure in Kurnool 

Sub Inspector of Ulindakonda police station Nallappa said a case was registered and an investigation is on

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Karnataka's proposal to conduct Board exams for Classes IX, XI: Experts, students react

Over 15 lakh students from Class IX and XI will appear for these summative exams in 2023-24

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Nipah in Kerala: Schools reopen today, September 25, after Nipah break 

The health minister went on to say that those who are currently in isolation should remain so for 21 days

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DUSU elections 2023: ABVP sweeps presidential position; say they’ll prioritise women’s safety, mental health 

ABVP spokesperson said that the student group would take up and prioritise issues like students’ mental health and women safety on campus

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Uttar Pradesh: PM inaugurates 16 residential schools for needy children

The residential schools, built at a cost of about Rs 1,115 crore, intend to accommodate 1,000 students each

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“License to Kill”: Should TMMA’s stance on zero percentile cut-off be given a thought?

The MSc Medical Association on Friday, September 22, brings forth various points on how such a decision can be impactful and change the course of medical education in the country

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DUSU elections 2023: ABVP wins three posts; NSUI gets one

Tushar Dedha of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) won the post of DUSU president, defeating NSUI's Hitesh Gulia

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TSPSC Group I exam cancelled: "Not surprised! Chance of review petition," opine candidates

Group I was conducted on October 16, 2022, but was cancelled later because of a leak in the question paper. Because of this, heavy protests and a SIT investigation the exam was reconducted again

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AMU: Students block two main gates in protest of student leader's arrest

Civil Lines Circle Officer Ashok Singh said Zubairi was arrested on Friday night near Purani Chungi crossing during a roadside police check of vehicles

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Top college majors in India: A look at the most popular fields of study

With over 1,000 universities and colleges in the country, there is a major to suit every interest and skill set. However, some majors are more popular than others

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Philippines-returned FMGs being denied eligibility certificates by NMC. Here’s why

A group of Philippines-returned students and delegates from the AIMSA- FMG wing met with the Nation Commission for Backward Classes Chairman Hansraj Gangaram Ahir

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Protesting AYUSH students of Odisha take matter to the Centre; students share woes 

The students of AOASA met Minister of AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal at New Delhi to deliberate over the ongoing crisis faced by these doctors in the state

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VBU: President of Faculty Association faces chargesheet over FIR against Vice-Chancellor

The charge sheet, dated September 22, 2023, cites violations under the Act & Statute of the University and CCS (CCA) Rule 1965 and its amendments

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DUSU elections 2023: 14 rounds of counting done; ABVP leads three posts

For the post of DUSU president, the ABVP and the NSUI are in a neck-and-neck fight with the former leading by 2,200 votes

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UP gov't issues guidelines to schools to prevent spread of communicable diseases

Director of Basic Education Dr Mahendra Dev, has issued a letter to all District Basic Education Officers on the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi

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DUSU elections 2023: ABVP candidates lead all four posts in first eight rounds

The Congress-affiliated NSUI was trailing in all the posts. The DUSU elections have always seen a direct fight between the ABVP and NSUI

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TSPSC Group-I cancelled again; Telangana HC orders re-exam

Nearly 2.86 lakh candidates appeared in Group 1 Prelims conducted on October 16, 2022

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After meeting with director, NIT Silchar students call off indefinite hunger strike

The director offered fruit juice to the students to end the hunger strike which was launched by the students on Sunday

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DUSU elections 2023: Counting of votes underway

Speaking about the polls, Chief Election Officer Chander Shekhar said the university recorded a voter turnout of 42 per cent

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Drowning of three students in Kollidam, Trichy: Warden gets anticipatory bail

Justice Elangovan ordered the petitioner to pay a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the deceased

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Dream careers to diverse realities: UPSC aspirants’ career stories 

Having a Plan B is always a good idea. Here's what Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants have to share about the same 

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NEET PG 2023 zero cut-off: DMK criticises NMC

"Had the same criteria been in place when Anitha applied for her MBBS seat, she would have undoubtedly secured it by now and pursued her dream of becoming a doctor," MLA N Ezhilan said

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KEA opens another vacancy round for NEET UG. Here are details

Students can keep checking the official website of KEA for further updates

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Geopolitics will not affect transit of students: Canadian University VC

"I do not think that politics is the major premise for building any international relationship," the VC said

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Malappuram, Kerala: Child helpline intervened in 160 cases in August; 60 so far this month 

Amid the alarmingly high number of POCSO cases in the Malappuram, child helpline authorities said immediate actions are being taken to protect children from abuse in the district

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Tamil Nadu colleges not taking audit for NAAC ranking seriously: Profs

According to sources, several colleges are engaging private firms for the purpose and obtaining favourable reports

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NIT Silchar student suicide: Director meets students after a week of protest; assures action

Meeting the students for more than an hour at the New Gallery of the institute, the director urged them to withdraw the hunger strike

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Karnataka HC's staying of KEA's allotment of seats in mop-up round: Parents, students react

The petitioners, Mahendra Reddy C N and Hitashree Y L,  resisted the said notification on the ground that it is contrary to the general instructions issued by the KEA

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DUSU elections 2023: NSUI alleges fake voting; DU dismisses allegations

NSUI Delhi in-charge Nitish Gaur said the university administration was pressurising people "to vote in favour of the other group"

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Odisha: AYUSH students to resume their protest for creation of posts from September 25

The students allege that no written assurance has been given as of yet by the concerned ministers of the state to improve their existing conditions

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Kolkata school loses CISCE affiliation case: HC-appointed lawyer accuses school of bribery attempt

Justice Basu was irked over the allegations and slammed the school authorities first for playing with the future of the students

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IARI Delhi: Students stand against hostel fee hike; write to Education Minister, ICAR

This has come a few months after the students staged a protest at IRAI in May against a fee hike of up to 200 per cent

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Maharashtra-UK Conference on Higher Education: 13 UK universities, institutions take part

Discussions between Maharashtra-based universities and visiting UK universities took place in two thematic areas on September 21

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Thane: Man threatens college staff for stopping student from copying

The supervisor reprimanded the student and warned him against cheating. However, he continued with the malpractice

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DUSU elections 2023: Polls after 3 years! Here's what candidates have to say while polls are underway

While students of the day classes can cast their votes until 1 pm, those from the evening classes can cast their votes from 3 pm to 7.30 pm

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DUSU elections 2023: DU North Campus abuzz with excitement as students throng booths

The Ratan Tata Library and JP tea stall have become a hub of discussions over the election. Around one lakh students are eligible to vote in the election

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Hyderabad: Two education department officials arrested for accepting Rs 80,000 bribe

ACB urged people to call 1064, a toll-free number, to report demands for bribes from any public servant

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GRE Test duration cut in half to 2 hours; scored to be delivered in 8-10 days

GRE scores are accepted for Master of Business Administration (MBA) in more than 1,300 business schools in 94 countries

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Barred from wearing sari on Ganesh Chaturthi, Class VII girl dies by suicide in Pune

Described by her friends as a chirpy, outgoing and cheerful girl, Sushmita was a student of Class VII at the Shree Shivaji Vidyalaya in the Dehu Road area of Pune

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Ragging juniors: Twelve MBBS students suspended in Dharamshala

As per Government Medical College (RPGMC) administration Dr Rajendra Prasad, the students have been suspended from the college for three months and the hostel for six months

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Upon being reprimanded for using mobile by father, 20-year-old dies by suicide

According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), there were 1,39,123 suicides in India in 2020

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Assam to get a school of peace and happiness in Bodo areas

A school of peace and happiness will be established in BTR as part of the Bodoland Knowledge Declaration 2023 which was adopted in the first Bodoland International Knowledge Festival

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Delhi Mayor inspects an MCD school; political war erupts

MCD's leader of the opposition, Raja Iqbal Singh said the mayor was allegedly spreading misinformation about the facilities which were already available in the school

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Debate over MSc/PhD degree-holders teaching in medical colleges: For and against in 10 points

The introduction of the zero percentile cut-offs for NEET PG 2023 has raised the question of accommodating doctors and dwindling standards, but what is actually the best?