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Students who do not wish to comply with hijab rule can move to other colleges: Mangalore University VC

After another round of meeting on Saturday, it was decided that students will not be allowed to wear hijab inside classrooms and libraries only

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NEET in Tamil Nadu: More applicants register this year than in pre-COVID times. Here are the numbers 

Experts also opined that amid all the politics related to NEET, the real sufferers are government school students, who can’t afford NEET coaching

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To inspire you to take the path not taken before, here comes Camp Inspire by IIT Gandhinagar

Camp Inspire will be conducted by Curiosity Lab at IIT Gandhinagar for students of Class VIII to XII, as well as parents and teachers from June 3 to 5

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JNU congratulates International Booker Prize winner Geetanjali Shree via Twitter post

Geetanjali Shree's novel was chosen from a shortlist of six books including Cursed Bunny by Bora Chung, translated by Anton Hur from Korean

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Tamil Nadu is coming up with a novel solution to boost STEM interest in govt schools

Science clubs are in the pipeline for government schools and will involve providing them with science equipment and models

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Last date to apply for Jamia Millia Islamia programmes extended till May 31

The last date had been extended twice before. After students requested for another extension, the Vice-Chancellor took into account their concerns once more

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NEET-MDS results announced on the official website. Here are the details

The NBE informed that the individual scorecard of the candidates can be downloaded from the official website only after June 2, 2022

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#WhatTheFAQ: New law approved in Spain against sexual assaults, now 'Only yes means yes'

We decode the reason behind this decision and understand how the Indian Penal Code of India deals with sexual assault cases

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Pakistan universities face crisis after government cuts funding for higher education

Experts suggest that there is a threat to security in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir as well, after universities were on the verge of shutting down

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World Menstrual Hygiene Day: IIM-A researchers enlighten us on the status quo of women's menstrual hygiene 

The researchers from the B-School conducted a study titled "COVID-19 and period products usage among menstruating women in Urban and Rural India"

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K'taka Education Minister doubles down on gov't stance on hijab, textbooks, yet again

BC Nagesh was remarking on the recent controversy at Mangaluru University where students had protested against their Muslim peers wearing hijabs

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Odisha's Institute of Mathematics and Applications gearing up to be a Centre of Excellence?

The Odisha government has made a decision regarding imparting training to Math teachers as well as orientation and refresher courses in IMA for better teaching and research

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UGC issues notice on issue of degrees by fraudulent institutions

The Commission has brought to the notice of the public an unrecognised university in Delhi that was offering invalid degrees

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E-Canteen Fundas: How to be the 'enthu cutlet' of any team and how it pays off 

Enthusiasm is one of your most precious assets. Double your enthusiasm and you will double your income and happiness. Enthusiasm can be cultivated

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Does your coffee smell like trash post-COVID infection? This study tells you why 

For the study, researchers showed 15 different molecular triggers of this symptom. The highly potent odour molecule that triggers the condition is called '2-furanmethanol', which is found in coffee

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Managing money matters: This teen has plans to take financial literacy to students in rural Maharashtra via his book

The name is Shaurya Kabra and he shifted from Mumbai to Jaipur only recently. But, mind you, there has been no shift in his mission to spread financial literacy among those who need it the most 

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Uttar Pradesh Budget 2022-23 is out. Here's how the education sector fares

Proposals for enhancing smart learning facilities in state-run schools have made their way into the budget and Rs 10 crore has been assigned for the same

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Explain how marks in 2021 were calculated and deducted: SC orders CBSE 

The court was hearing a petition by students who claimed that the Board had deducted from the marks submitted by the school

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CUET-UG 2022: Online application process extended. Here are the new dates 

This statement came from the Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) today, May 27 

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NEET-PG aspirants call out NBE for 'poor administrative management'. Here's why

The students have alleged that basic facilities such as drinking water and functioning fans were not provided at the NEET exam centres

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National Achievement Survey 2021: Tamil Nadu's report card does not read well

The state's children stood below the national average when it comes to learning outcomes and the teachers complained that they felt overburdened by work

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UGC directs students to apply for QUAD Fellowship. Here's all you need to know first

The QUAD fellowship will sponsor 25 students each from Australia, India, the United States and Japan to pursue higher studies in STEM fields in the US

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Calcutta University: Students continue to demand for online examinations 

On May 26, Thursday, Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee informed PTI that the final decision will be taken by the varsity only after getting the opinions of the stakeholders

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#WhatTheFAQ: Hindi novel wins International Booker Prize for the first time! We tell you about the Prize 

This recognition brings into a larger purview the entire world of Hindi literature, in particular, and Indian literature, as a whole, the author states

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Admit cards for Foreign Medical Graduate Exam 2022 released. Here are the steps to download it

The exam is scheduled to be held on June 4 and the results will be announced on June 30. Another session of the exam will be held in December

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Attack on Dalit professor for Gyanvapi masjid remarks gets political twist

The professor faced protests and sloganeering from ABVP students on May 10 and was later slapped by another student on campus on May 18

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This is Coimbatore's plan to bring over 3.5k long absentee students back to school

A special drive will be conducted in the district on June 20, informed Chief Educational Officer N Geetha

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NEET-SS 2022 postponed by the NBE. Here's why this decision was taken

The revised dates will be released by the NBA in "due course." The Supreme Court is currently hearing a petition against the change in question paper pattern of the exam

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In Visakhapatnam, police officials are doing all they can to ensure tribal students clear POLYCET-2022

Special 10-day training is being provided to 200 tribal students to crack the exam which is due to be conducted on May 29

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NSUI members demand the removal of textbook revision committee's chairman. This is why

It is a great responsibility to be in the post of the Chairman of textbook revision committee and Rohit Chakrateertha has been issuing controversial statements, they say

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Bangalore University is the place to be on May 31 if you love jackfruit. Here's why 

The highest bidder will be handed over the jackfruits, however, if the university is not satisfied with the bid, they reserve the right to cancel the bid and refund the deposit

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Caste bias at NIFT Chennai: Institute's director, who "humiliated the victim", booked along with another top official 

Ilanchezhian told TNIE he had informed higher-ups in Delhi about the discrimination and they advised the director to shift him back to his original room

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National Achievement Survey: 44% teachers don't have adequate workspace, 65% feel overburdened 

At least 44 per cent of teachers do not have adequate workspace and 65 per cent of them are overloaded with work, disclosed the reports

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Correction window for NEET-UG 2022 open; students can modify their applications till May 27

Students are warned that this will be the last chance to make the necessary modifications and once the deadline has passed, no more corrections will be entertained

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PM Modi invites ISB graduates to study his model of governance

The PM was speaking at the 20th graduation ceremony of the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad on May 26

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NMC's draft regulations may bring drastic changes for aspiring medicos. Here's what they are

Apart from adding the prefix 'Med Dr' to medical professionals, the recommendations also place a check on doctors practicing more than one stream of medicine

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#WhatTheFAQ: Why is renaming of AP's Konaseema district causing such an uproar?

Protests are raging strong against the renaming of this district in Andhra Pradesh, but why are there such strong sentiments associated with the name? We try to decode this...

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Last date to register for NATA 2022 extended to May 28; official notice up on NATA site

The exam is scheduled to be held in the months of June, July and August this year. There will be three exams. The first NATA test will be conducted on June 12

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Indian students of Chinese medical colleges to organise mass gathering at Jantar Mantar on May 29

In a recent verdict, the SC had directed the NMC to frame a scheme to allow these students to undergo clinical training in India at local medical colleges

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UGC warns legal action if Odisha govt doesn't abide by SC's stay order on university staff recruitment

The Supreme Court had issued a stay order in May this year on the controversial Odisha Universities (Amendment) Act that gave the state government power to control recruitment in state universities

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Students protest at University College Mangalore. But is it against the hijab row?

The principal of University College went on to state that they will issue an official release on the matter soon

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Assam's tea estates finally get high schools; first time since India's independence

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated six schools as part of a historic project announced by the state government

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School clerk among those arrested by K'taka police for SSLC Science paper leak

One of the accused, a clerk at a private school, reportedly leaked the paper hours before the exam on April 11 in a WhatsApp group. This was not reported to the police at the time

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Winter is here for India's EdTech scene? Unacademy co-founder writes to employees

The funding crunch might last up to 18 months and in order to stay profitable, adapting and cost-cutting were necessary, wrote Gaurav Munjal

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DU teachers write to VC seeking intervention in CoA affiliation case

Member of Executive Council claims that the last hearing was in favor of AU because of poor representation on behalf of DU 

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WBSSC Recruitment scam: Ex-Edu Minister claims ignorance about botched processes in the Commission

Partha Chatterjee was questioned for seven and a half hours by the CBI in connection with the case. Earlier, the CBI had also asked for Chatterjee's income tax details

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GPS phone gets PhD student into trouble with airport authorities in Bengaluru. Here's why

The PhD student of Biological Sciences says he used the GPS phone in his research projects as a reliable location indicator. It has been confiscated by the police

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NGO Bal Utsav has grand plans for Tamil Nadu gov't schools, starting with 'smart' facelift for 400 of them

Within the next three years the plan is to implement iShaala in at least 75 government schools within a 200-kilometre radius of Chennai

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Karnataka: Study notes weight gain in students of Yadgir after having eggs or bananas in midday meal

The government took up this task as it was found that the nutrition level among school-going children was less in the eight districts of Kalyana Karnataka and two districts of Belagavi region

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Students should equip themselves with additional skills: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

While addressing the students, the CM reminisced his school days and recollected his association with the college bus stop

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National Achievement Survey: 78% school students found online learning to be "burdensome"

According to the report, the average achievement of schools in rural areas remained lower than the schools in urban areas in the same states/union territories 

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National Achievement Survey: Highlights from the report released by Ministry of Education

NAS or the National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 report is in the public domain on nas.gov.in. The report helps with analysis of results and remedial action at the appropriate levels

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Learning loss due to COVID-19 in universities: NSUI Mumbai VP proposes solution

Faisal Shaikh has written to the Director of Higher Education, Maharashtra State, Dr Dhanraj Mane regarding the matter

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IIT Madras & Harvard's new algorithm, CombSGPO, to save wildlife from poaching. Here's what you need to know 

Researchers found that the combined and coordinated use of forest rangers and drones was a good way to protect wildlife from poaching

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Glitches in registering for CUET-UG? Students want last day for applying to be extended

It has been ascertained by the UGC that a total of 11,51,319 candidates have registered for CUET-UG, but only 9,13,540 have completed the application process

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Delhi: Poor air quality in nation's capital due to biomass burning, shows IIT study 

The lead author of the study, Chirag Manchanda, said that 'the impact of the fireworks plummets within around 12 hours following the festival'

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SORRY painted on private college's premises in Bengaluru. Cops start probe

The word 'Sorry' was painted over 100 times and two places had 'Sorry Ma, Sorry Pa'. The visuals are not that clear, claims a college staffer

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Hindu College witnesses protest by students against Dr Ratan Lal; SFI condemns the act

SFI Hindu College Joint Secretary, Anan Bijo, said that some students complained about the incident to the college administration, but nothing has been done yet

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Cambridge International announces results of March 2022 exam series

Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International AS and A Level exam entries have grown by 10 per cent overall from March 2021

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Karnataka school textbook row: Student groups talk about what's going wrong

A state-wide protest regarding the matter will also be organised, the involved student bodies shared. They are demanding for the old syllabus of the textbooks to be reinstated

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MGU and Kannur Uni sign MoU to jointly conduct PG courses. Here's what it means for students

Although certificates will be issued by the college in which students register, they will also show that the course was conducted jointly by both colleges

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#WhatTheFAQ: US hit by second mass shooting in 10 days. Why is gun violence rampant in the country?

The shooting at an elementary school in Texas claimed the lives of 19 students. This comes days after a man shot and killed 10 Black people at a supermarket in a racist attack

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Tamil Nadu: Six test positive for COVID-19, Anna University on high alert 

Out of the 40 samples collected, 6 have turned positive, while the health department is conducting tests on the other samples

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No question of revision of textbooks again: Karnataka's Education Minister BC Nagesh 

"Siddaramaiah headed Congress government had dropped four lessons of Kuvempu and an attempt is being made to include all those lessons now," he added

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As CUET-PG registrations continue, which universities have adopted it so far?

Aligarh Muslim University, Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi University and University of Allahabad have not adopted it this year

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For "smooth" admission to College of Art, Ambedkar University forms a committee

Several efforts are being made for initiating online admission forms as early as possible, before the end of May 2022, expressed the varsity

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Karnataka textbook row: Why is noted writer Devanuru Mahadeva opposing the inclusion of his story?

The writer also went on to slam the textbook revision committee for dropping stories and articles written by eminent authors like L Basavaraju, A N Murthy Rao, P Lakesh, Sara Abubakar

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IGNOU opens re-registration window for July 2022 admission cycle

To re-register, students can log in via the Samarth portal at ignou.samarth.edu.in

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Mass shooting at Texas elementary school: "We have to act," says US President Joe Biden 

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Chief of Police Pete Arredondo said at a news conference that the gunman acted alone

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CUET UG 2022: Application correction window to open today via official CUET website

Over 11 lakh students have registered for the exam, out of which, over nine lakh have paid the application fees

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This Horticultural Sciences varsity in Karnataka will award an honorary doctorate to a progressive farmer 

"A total of 23 students will be awarded Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology certificates. Apart from this 45 candidates will be awarded PhD certificates," said VC Indreesh

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Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit to ISB, are the B-school's students under the scanner? 

Only once they get clearance after this verification process, attendees, including students, will be permitted to enter the premises

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Kannur University's exam goof-ups draw the ire of students, teachers in Kerala 

"An outside agency should investigate the goof-ups in the examinations in the university," demanded KSU district president P Muhammad Shammas

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Manish Sisodia at Education World Forum: Delhi's Deputy CM meets faculty members of Cambridge University

The minister also added, "We look forward to working with them to further implement the best school leadership practices from the world in our schools"

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Upgrade with upGrad! Their latest scholarship programme will give your skills a new edge 

Aimed at providing quality education, along with a 70% scholarship, the programme caters toward making degrees from foreign universities an affordable possibility for the Indian professional

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COVID vaccine: 80% of 15 to 18 age group administered the first dose, this is what the numbers say

India on April 10 began administering precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccines to all aged above 18 years

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DU warns St Stephen's over 85:15 admission criteria, threatens to nullify all admissions

Claiming its minority institution feature, St Stephen's College has issued a prospectus stating that it will accord 85 per cent weightage to the CUET score and 15 per cent to physical interviews 

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Email on Gyanvapi Masjid name change sent without 'proper screening procedures', claims B'lore school

The email had, in detail, instructions on how to change the location and also requested to ask the user's Hindu brothers and sisters to do it received strong criticism

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Inspire 'Em: IIT Gandhinagar to conduct online camp for Classes VIII to XII

'Camp Inspire' connects incredible individuals who choose unique paths and prefer to follow their passion amidst many obstacles

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First-ever Olympic Values Education Programme launched. Here's what Nita Ambani had to say

The OVEP, initiated by the IOC, is a set of resources devised to introduce young people to the values of the Olympics, namely excellence, respect and friendship

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#WhatTheFAQ: Is the world headed for a massive power outage?

In what was supposed to be a year of recovery after the pandemic, global warming and climate change seem to be leading the world towards an energy crisis

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Here's what happened at Madha Dental College and Hospital's graduation ceremony 

A total of 119 health professionals were awarded their degrees, this includes 21 MDS students and 98 BDS students

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Non-agriculture universities in Maharashtra to have exams in offline mode 

Minister clarifies that it was the decision made by Vice-Chancellors of 13 non-agri universities and not the state government to conduct exams in offline mode 

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Goa Class XII final exam consolidated results to be released today

This year, a total of 18,112 students appeared for the exams in Goa, out of which, 92.66 per cent, that is 16,783, passed

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Telangana SSC exam 2022: Easy paper on the first day sets the mood right for students 

Being the first SSC examination held in two years, this was the first time for this batch of students to give such an exam on a competitive level

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Following cases of food poisoning and fever, CUSAT hostels shut down, few exams postponed

According to the university authorities, in accordance with the directive of the district medical officer, all university hostels have been closed with immediate effect

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St Stephen's College will stick to giving 85% weightage on CUET, 15% on interviews for admission 

The college and DU have locked horns with the former asserting that it will give 85 per cent weightage on CUET scores and 15 per cent on interviews across categories

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Karnataka: Students protest against saffronisation of school textbooks 

It was the allegation of the protestors that Rohit Chakarvarthy, who believes in the principles of RSS, was appointed as the head of the Textbook Review Committee

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Adding, omitting and re-adding: Decoding the controversy around revising Karnataka's SSLC textbooks

Controversy erupted post the first revision of the textbook, with the chapters by AN Murthy Rao, Sara Abbubaker and P Lankesh removed

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ISB in Hyderabad will welcome PM Narendra Modi to its graduation ceremony on May 26 

Along with participating in the various ceremonies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also be participating in planting a sapling plus he will be unveiling a commemorative plaque

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Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia at World Education Forum 2022: Here are highlights from his speech 

He went on to state how government schools in Delhi are currently a lot better than private schools. This is why parents send their children to government schools in Delhi with pride

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FIFA’s Football For School has a new Knowledge, Logistical Hub and it is Odisha's KISS

The latest development seeks to take the engagement between FIFA and KISS, a KIIT constituent, to a new level

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Providing sanitary napkins to school kids discontinued, HC upset with Delhi Gov't

During the hearing, Justice Sachin Datta, who was a part of the Bench, asked the city government to initiate a policy to deal with the present situation

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CUET-UG 2022: Over 11 lakh students apply for the exam; 9,13,540 have paid application fee

The Chairman also mentioned that the participation of large number of universities was also very encouraging to see

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HC seeks Delhi government's response to PIL challenging lack of infrastructure in govt schools

The petition states that it is a great mockery that, on the one side, there is a huge shortage of the teaching staff and, on the other hand, the Delhi gov't has been putting the education model in UN

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Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia to speak about 'Delhi Education Model' at Education World Forum 2022 

Delegates from various countries will be gathering to discuss measures or steps to improve educational facilities and various lapses which have to be taken care off

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JNUTA issues statement on recent arrests of professors; condemns police action 

JNUTA expresses its strong opposition to all intimidation, violence and peremptory police action that obstructs free rational debate and the public practice of criticism, a part of the statement reads

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Ramban district in J&K on the edge in the School Education sector. Here's why 

Panchayat Raj institutions, parents and the general public stage protests every day seeking to fill up all the vacant posts, says District Development Commissioner

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DU, JNU show solidarity; students protest against Prof Ratan Lal's arrest over 'Shivling' post

An FIR against him was filed by Advocate Vineet Jindal who had alleged that his post on the Shivling in the mosque was “derogatory, instigating and provocating"