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Maharashtra Congress commends governor’s plea to change school timings

Leader of Opposition Vijay Wadettiwar said that various parties have been raising this demand for several years, but the state government failed to heed it

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Calcutta High Court to hear Bengal school jobs cases on January 9

The petitioners have claimed WBSSC selection process was vitiated, and appointments were made in these categories through inappropriate means

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Internet connectivity in government schools improved from 5.5% to 24.2% in four years

Only Puducherry, Chandigarh and Delhi recorded 100 per cent internet connectivity in government schools according to the Union Ministry of Education

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Delhi: Winter break in schools shortened to six days; to begin on January 1

Earlier, winter vacation for the academic session 2023-24 was scheduled to take place from January 1 to January 15 in Delhi schools

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UGC approves guidelines for introducing short-term courses. Here are the highlights

The HEIs can consider offering short-term skill development courses from as many as 29 areas listed in the draft including Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Robotics, and more

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Goa: School bus overturns; 14 school children injured

The incident took place near Balli village today, Thursday morning, when a school bus carrying 34 students was on its way to Cuncolim United Higher Secondary School

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Cyclone Michaung: Tamil Nadu closes schools and colleges in four districts

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has arrived in Tamil Nadu today, December 7, to assess the prevailing flood situation in the wake of Cyclone Michaung

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Odisha state universities yet to set up students grievance redressal committees; UGC gives deadline

UGC Secretary Manish R Joshi has recently written to vice-chancellors of all the universities to comply with the UGC regulations and also appoint ombudspersons on or before December 31

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Telangana State Legal Services Authority offers assistance to displaced Manipuri students

The authority issued a public notice in this regard on Thursday, December 7, on the instructions of the Supreme Court

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Thiruvananthapuram: PG doctor dies by suicide over demand for dowry

Shahana, a 27-year-old postgraduate medical student, was found dead in her apartment near the MCH on Monday night, December 4

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Osmania University student leaders intercept vehicle carrying former minister's files

The incident has raised serious concerns among the student community and members of the public, prompting calls for a detailed investigation into the matter

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Tamil Nadu: 28-year-old arrested for assaulting PG medical student at GRH; protests ensue

The Government Rajaji Hospital Police arrested 28-year-old R Praveen Kumar of Keerathurai on Wednesday in connection with the case

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Karnataka Residential Educational Institutions Society reports 92 student suicides in five years 

Stressing the need for detailed investigations into such deaths, the committee recommended that the government seek information from parents

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IIM Bangalore to host Indian Strategy Conference with IIM Ahmedabad, ISB Hyderabad

The India Strategy Conference 2023 will also feature cultural festivities at the iconic IIM Bangalore campus

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University of Melbourne ranks ninth in QS Sustainability Rankings

University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Professor Duncan Maskell said the latest QS Sustainability Rankings reflect the collaborative efforts of many people across the university

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Education in India: Year-end review 2023. Let's take a look

Addressing issues like gender disparity, access to quality education in rural areas, and the need for increased investment in education are crucial

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Bridging borders: Indian colleges embrace international collaboration

This trend towards internationalisation offers several benefits for Indian students and universities alike

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Former Magadh University VC’s assets attached in money laundering case

The action was taken by ED against Dr Rajendra Prasad, the former vice-chancellor of the Bodh Gaya-based university

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Hyderabad Public School announces Rs 17.5 crore fundraiser as part of its centenary celebrations

The school will be organising a Grand Finale of the centenary celebration between December 24 and 27, 2023

Here are the details | Credit: Edex Live

NCERT does not differentiate between 'India' and 'Bharat': MoS Education

A high-level committee for social sciences constituted by the NCERT to revise the school curriculum had in October recommended that "India" should be replaced with "Bharat"

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Delhi University withdraws Strategic Plan after backlash from Academic Council members

The strategic plan document will now be revised and reintroduced in the Academic Council, informed  a press release issued by Dr Maya John, Member, Academic Council

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Kerala: SFI protest against the Governor turns violent; police use water cannon

The march was being carried out as a part of the statewide educational strike announced by the Left outfit against the actions of Governor Arif Mohammed Khan

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Hindu College’s 125th anniversary: “Next 25 years important for country’s growth,” says VC Yogesh Singh

  A commemorative postage stamp to mark the college's quasquicentennial celebrations was unveiled by Union Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan

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Delhi LG to set up committee to look into alleged irregularities in 12 DU colleges

Delhi Education Minister Atishi wrote a letter to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday flagging "irregularities" in these 12 colleges

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Number of medical colleges in India up by 82% since 2014: MoS for Health

The number of medical colleges rose from 387 in 2014. MBBS seats went up from 51,348 to 1,08,940 while PG seats surged from 31,185 to 70,674, in the same period

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UGC NET 2023: Last minute preparation tips and strategy for exam

Employ smart revision techniques such as mind maps, flashcards, and concise notes. Visual aids can help in quick recall and reinforce key concepts

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“With collapse of each school, we lose a pillar in foundation of future”: Experts on education during war

Stressing the need to recognise that there are real lives at stake in the war in Gaza and Ukraine, the experts focused on educational recovery, trauma and psycho-social emotional learning

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Delhi University doubles its annual charges second time this year

Several teachers have alleged that it is an attempt to shell out the money to repay interest on Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) loans from students' pocket

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"Will fight for company & our students": BYJU'S Founder as he highlights their five big challenges

The founder was speaking at an interactive leadership huddle attended by 50 leaders on Tuesday, December 5

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Bengaluru police seeks help from CBI to investigate bomb threats to schools

As many as 48 schools in Bengaluru Urban and 20 schools in Bengaluru Rural received bomb threat via emails on Friday, December 1

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IIT Madras: “Decision to dissolve wellness centre taken after extensive deliberation”

ChintaBAR, a student activist collective at IIT Madras recently wrote to the Dean of Students (DoS) raising concerns regarding the dissolution of the wellness centre

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Bengaluru Tech Summit 2023: IIT Kanpur bags awards for best assisted technology initiatives

ATF Awards is India’s first and foremost dedicated flagship awareness initiative for the Assistive Technology ecosystem

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IIM Lucknow, TalentSprint launch Executive General Management programme

The 11-month Executive General Management Program, being offered as part of this collaboration, is designed to equip professionals and executives with the expertise and managerial acumen

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Pursue solutions for water drainage in waterlogged regions: CUTN VC during seminar series

During the event, TVK Rajan, an archaeologist, shared intriguing insights about the prehistoric humans, who once inhabited the banks of what is now known as Kosasthlaiaaru near Chennai.

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MANUU Bhopal likely to be Satellite Campus: VC Prof Syed Ainul Hasan

Prof Noushad Husain, Principal, CTE Bhopal, underscored the pivotal role the college plays in fulfilling the broader mandate of MANUU

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Weather woes: School closures in India 2023 due to cyclone, rainfall, heatwaves and more

As India navigates its changing climate, building resilience into its education system becomes paramount

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Maharashtra Governor suggests change in school timings to help kids get sufficient sleep

Bais said that in recent times, everybody’s sleep patterns have changed, especially kids, resulting in them losing on their minimum ‘sleep quota’

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DU’s Strategic Plan a borrowed idea betraying country's need, says DU Academic Council member

Dr Maya John, Member of the Academic Council alleges that the new strategic plan document for Delhi University has been ‘heavily plagiarised’

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Noida: Students arrested in connection to drug racket sent to jail after interim bail ends

The students were granted interim bail till December 1 by a court in Surajpur on grounds that they had to take their exams which was later extended till December 4

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Students who organised CUSAT fest cannot be blamed for stampede on Nov 25: Kerala HC

The plea was filed by KSU President Alosyious Xavier, who alleged that the incident took place due to the action of university authorities

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Bihar: 446 private schools deregistered due to non-compliance to required parameters

BSEB Chairman Anand Kishore said that the decision was taken during a meeting on Monday evening, December 4

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DU Academic Council, teachers' body write to VC, condemn Minister Atishi's letter to Centre

Atishi wrote the letter to Pradhan flagging "irregularities and procedural lapses involving hundreds of crores of rupees from the public exchequer" in 12 DU colleges

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Karnataka: Second-year PU student dies by suicide in Shivamogga

During the exam, she sought permission to go to the washroom and then jumped off the college building, say sources

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Clash between two student groups at Patna University; four detained

Police recovered a live bomb and a spent cartridge from the Patna University campus; no one was injured in the violence

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Supreme Court allows relocation, online classes for 284 displaced students from Manipur

The petitioners had sought the apex court's direction for allowing them to pursue their studies at other central universities in the country

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KIIT University bags Best Sports Facility award at CII Sports Business Awards 2023

Earlier, KIIT was awarded with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar 2022 by the Government of India

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Meeting with governor over VC appointments fruitful: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

The higher education department has claimed the orders appointing VCs were illegal as the governor had not consulted the department before making the appointments

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Over 13,600 SC, ST, OBC students dropped out of IITs, IIMs, Central Universities: Lok Sabha

Union Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar shared the statistics in a written reply to a query by BSP member in the Lok Sabha, Ritesh Pandey

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Odisha: At least 8 autonomous colleges offer technical courses without AICTE approval

The Higher Education department on Saturday pointed out that the eight autonomous colleges had been violating the AICTE regulations

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Periyar University: SFI condemns involvement of students in exam-related work

The student group raised concerns over university students being given examination-related work by the administration like sorting answer sheets

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Tamil Nadu: Class XI students attack teacher with machete, arrested

Reportedly, the teacher had verbally abused one of the students for coming late to the special class recently

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IISER Bhopal researchers conduct genome-sequencing of Jamun to explain its medical values 

The Jamun genome has a higher number of coding genes resulting from gene duplication events compared to the other two sequenced species from this genus

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NSDC International, Baton Transport, Anywhere Jobs provide skilled Indian drivers to Europe 

Relay driving, a strategy pioneered in India by Mr. Deepak Garg, CEO of Anywhere Jobs, has proven to be a robust solution for addressing the driver shortage and providing enhanced customer service

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Odisha: Of 50 seats, only four students opt for PG in Santali, Language experts explain why

Earlier, Santali was offered as an elective but this year, it has been introduced as an Honours subject in four colleges of Northern Odisha with each college having a minimum of 20 seats

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Queen’s University invests 100 million pounds to meet student’s accommodation demand in Belfast

The range of highly sustainable accommodation, which are being designed to achieve full Passivhaus certification, will create additional places for Queen’s students, staff and their families

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University of Essex strengthens ties with VIT, NMIMS

Professor Anthony Forster, Vice-Chancellor, University of Essex said: “We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Vellore Institute of Technology and NMIMS"

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Industry experts in classrooms: Enhancing learning for students 

In conclusion, having industry insiders become teachers in India is a mutually beneficial arrangement

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Kerala: 32 school students, three teachers lost in forest while trekking rescued

Forest officials from nearby Ranni, Konni, Punalur, Pathanapuram, Kollam, Achankovil, and other regions participated in the search and rescue operations

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Amazon plans to introduce AI, advance coding modules in 100 Karnataka school

"This expansion will impact over 13,000 students in grades six to eight across 30 districts of Karnataka," it said

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IIT Kanpur campus placements: As many as 485 job offered on Day 1

Industry leaders such as Microsoft, Navi, Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, and Deutsche Bank have emerged as the top recruiters

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Educationist, scholars sign petition against academic restrictions on discussions on Palestine

The statement with signatures was issued to call upon university administrators and the government to respect their academic freedom


Teacher booked for molesting 16-year-old student at coaching class in Mumbai

As per the complaint, the accused allegedly molested the girl on two occasions last month on the premises of the coaching class in the Sion Koliwada area under Antop Hill police station limits

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Delhi University: Ramjas College students protest against ad-hoc faculty displacement

The students highlighted that eight out of 10 teachers from the English department have been displaced due to ‘politically motivated’ reasons

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JNU teachers association writes to new Chancellor, mentions administrative lapses

"That all meetings are held online and are usually very short is symptomatic of a larger malaise that afflicts JNU’s governance today...," the association said

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Lok Sabha: Union Minister Pradhan introduces bill to establish central tribal university in Telangana

"Apart from bringing focus to tribal education, the central tribal university shall carry out all educational and other activities like any other central university," it read

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Ministry of Education plans to distribute 11 lakh footballs to 1.55 lakh school

Football for Schools programme was launched by the Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on December 3

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Cyclone Michaung: Holiday for educational institutions in AP's NTR district; exams postponed

The collector's order further said that the schools might have to compensate for these holidays with the ensuing Second Saturdays, in case of a shortfall of 220 working academic days

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IIM Sambalpur: Only 65 out of 195 students placed?; Institute reassures strongly amidst "placement concerns"

Students highlighted that out of a total of 195 students, only about 65 have secured placements with only 90 days left in the academic year

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Rizz is the word of the year 2023 declares Oxford University Press

The word "Rizz" was one of eight words on the shortlist, all chosen to reflect the mood, ethos or preoccupations of 2023

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IIT Madras student collective ChintaBAR writes to Dean about wellness centre dissolution

"It is of utmost importance to take into consideration the opinion of students and to maintain transparency while taking such a drastic decision," the student community stressed

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IIM Lucknow students trail temples as part of marketing destination course

"For the very first time, we thought of this religious immersion trip to add a new image about Lucknow, which is otherwise popular for Nawabs and kebabs," said faculty member Prof Devashish Das Gupta

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Odisha gov't to provide NEET, JEE coaching for Plus II students; more details soon

The Directorate of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) Raghuram Iyer has formed a group or committee of experts to finalise modalities

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Here's what IIM Jammu's MoU with Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) entails

During the event, IGNCA also inked a significant MoU with AIIMS Jammu, further amplifying collaborative efforts in the region

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"We will not use them": UGC's selfie points at institutes irks students, educationists 

The Supreme Court should pass a strict rule that if it's for the public good, it should not be popularised as the contribution of an individual or a party

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IIT Guwahati, Tata Medical & Diagnostics, NHM to transform healthcare in Assam

One major highlight of this project will be Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s involvement as the strategic partner

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EdFinTech GradRight to support 3,00,000 students to study in top 500 varsities over three years

Since its inception in 2019, GradRight has been redefining access and affordability of quality foreign education for Indian students

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New Year 2024: How students can adapt to changes 

Staying abreast of curriculum changes is crucial. Given the dynamic nature of education, being aware of any modifications in the syllabus ensures that students are well-prepared

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NMC official clears air regarding new logo with addition of God Dhanvantari, the word 'Bharat'

"When our commission was formed and we joined in 2020, after that the need for a new logo was felt," he says

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Application for ATMA MBA 2024 examination is out. Check details here.

For more details about the examination, log into their official website

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Tamil Nadu: Rs 19 crore released by gov't for conducting self-defense course for girls

The course, which is to be conducted for a span of three months, would hone girls in martial arts such as karate, taekwondo and so on.

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Haryana TET: More than 2.52 lakh candidates expected to appear for exam

The examinations being held today, December 2 and tomorrow, December 3 for various positions will be strictly supervised as per the Chief Secretary 

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IIT Bombay appoints former TCS CEO Rajesh Gopinathan as Professor of Practice

Gopinathan will be a Professor of Practice at the institute's newly created  translational research center

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Kashmir University students take out march against student's social media post

The students peacefully demonstrated against a social media post which allegedly hurt sentiments

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Portal for filling information for newly admitted PG students to be reopened by NMC

The portal that will be open from December 4 to December 7 instructs the students to fill in their information within the stipulated time

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Delhi Education Minister Atishi proposes to merge 12 DU colleges citing irregularities

The minister pointed out the irregularities in such colleges such as no proper usage of funds and the creation of posts without consultation

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UGC directs institutes to set up Selfie Points to instill National pride in youngsters

The Selfie Points will be set up in strategic locations in various colleges and universities to help students learn about their Nation's transformation

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Karnataka: 16-year-old student loses life due to bike collision on festival eve

Sowmya, a Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) student studying at Bydarahalli Government High School sustained head injuries

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IISc PhD student suicide: Police register case of unnatural death; probe on

Police sources stated that Kushwaha resided at the IISc hostel on the campus. On Friday morning, he took the extreme step by jumping from the sixth floor of the building

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IIC Regional Meet 2023 hosted at BS Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute, Vandalur 

The event also marked the introduction of the Udyami Bazaar, a unique platform for innovators to display and sell their products

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Despite strong Indo-Japan bilateral ties, Indian students opting for Japan are far less 

Breaking the myth of needing to learn Japanese, Ryuhei said, "You don't need to know the Japanese language. There are many programmes offering degrees in English"

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By 2038, Bengaluru will get warmer if green spaces continue to reduce: IISc study 

The analysis revealed a possible increase in built-up area to 1536.08 sq km, decrease in green cover by 14.32 sq km by 2038, and the disappearance of water bodies

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Lectures on Competition Law held at CUTN in collaboration with Competition Commission

The special lecture was organised by Dr Sangeetha Sriraam, Assistant Professor, Department of Law

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Elections in India: How can schools help students understand the process 

The elections are an important event in the life of any democratic country

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Hoax bomb threats in Indian schools: A troubling trend

Hoax bomb threats can have a serious impact on schools. They can disrupt classes, force evacuations, and even lead to the closure of schools

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Bengaluru hoax bomb threat: Threat was to scare guardians regarding students' safety, says NCPCR Prez

Earlier today, December 1, fifteen schools in Bengaluru were under strict radar as guardians received bomb threats 

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US: 20-year-old student from India held captive, tortured by cousin

The cousin has been charged with human trafficking for slavery and contributing to human trafficking through misuse of documentation

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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