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Missing elements: NCERT’s removal of Periodic Table from Class X textbooks & its implications

Subjects like Math, History and Social Science are undergoing significant pruning, an entire chapter on the Periodic Table has been removed from Class X syllabus by NCERT this week

Students gathered in front of University Stadium on June 3 | Credit: Source

Delhi University: SOL Degree Fair cancelled due to overcrowding; students react 

The event was scheduled on June 3 and 4 to distribute degrees to UG/PG students from the batch of 2022

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Trying to declare pending HPSSC exams results soon: Himachal CM

Results of the exams that are not under the scanner of the Vigilance Department will be declared soon and the records of examinations are being transferred from HPSSC, Hamirpur to HPSSC, Shimla: CM

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Resolve appointment issue of interim VCs in 11 varsities: Jadavpur University teachers

Hours after the governor's office had issued a list appointing interim VCs in 11 state universities on Thursday, WB Education Minister Bratya Basu said the Raj Bhavan's decision is "unilateral"

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Research fellowship hike: Timeline of all that has happened so far

For months now, research scholars across the country have been sending representations to the DST and other concerned ministries demanding immediate actions

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CUET UG 2023: Admit cards out for June 5, 6, 7, 8 exam dates

Candidates can download the admit card through the official site of CUET UG at

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JEE Advanced 2023: Guidelines to keep in mind at exam centre

The JEE Advanced paper will start from tomorrow and this is what you should keep in mind   

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Indian girl students take on coding with fresh gusto in ChatGPT era

Amid widespread tech layoffs, developers have emerged as the most sought-after role in India, especially those who can design, develop and maintain the front-end and back-end of a web application

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NCERT's Periodic Table removal challenges democratic values: Kerala gov't

"Kerala has already declared that it cannot be accepted, as it challenges the entire existing democratic order in the country," said State Education Minister V Sivankutty

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Heatwave: Timings of schools, colleges reschedule in Nagaon, Assam

"The timings of LP Schools will start from 7:30 am to 12:15 pm, ME School timings are 7:30 to 12:45 pm and HS and HS Schools start from 7:30 am to 1:15 pm," the notification read

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Over 80k students enrolled in TN gov't schools in May

The education minister attributed the steady number of enrollments in government schools to various schemes introduced by CM MK Stalin including the Pudhumai Penn scheme and the STEM labs

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Re-engage guest faculty in degree colleges: Odisha gov't

As per the sources, at least 40 per cent of faculty positions in government degree colleges are vacant

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TN to conduct awareness on physical, mental health for children

Awareness will be created not just on learning issues but also on laws including Juvenile Justice Act, POCSO Act, road safety and internet safety

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Odisha's take on standard assessment pattern for all school boards

This year, while 96.4 per cent of students cleared the HSC exam, 84.9 per cent cleared Plus II science and 81.1 commerce

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UoH: Students condemn move to reduce student representation in committees

"The previous student's union had gone for a protest in January 2023 and could successfully retain the students' union members after around 30 hours of continuous sit-in protest:" GS of the new union

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TSPSC paper leak: SIT seeks custody of District Engineer Ramesh

Investigations revealed that Ramesh, with the assistance of an invigilator, transmitted answers to individuals present in the examination centre using Bluetooth devices

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UGC's new revised guidelines: Decoding rules and regulations

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan released the UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2023, which will replace the 2019 guidelines

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JEE Advanced 2023: Picking the right IIT — various clubs the institute has

THinking of which IIT you will pick post-JEE Advanced? We got you covered 

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Karnataka's Yuva Nidhi, Shakti scheme: How they will benefit graduates, women

Sociologist Nagesh Kalenahalli said the guarantee for the unemployed youth has been borrowed from abroad, especially from welfare states


JEE Advanced 2023: What you should consider before choosing an IIT

Choosing the right institute can be a difficult task, considering the number of choices available  

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CBSC supplementary exams: Dates for Class X, XII OUT

The exams will begin on July 17 and end on July 22  

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With Rs 34.79 lakh grant, CSIR-IITR develops device to reduce air pollution

The institute has already made the design and technology of the device with the help of a grant of Rs 34.79 lakh provided by the DST-Science and Research Engineering Board (SERB)

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UGC NET June 2023: Correction window till June 3; here are the details

UGC NET 2023 exam for the June cycle will be conducted from June 13 to 22, 2023. The exam will be conducted online and comprises two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2

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Coimbatore launches social media pages to showcase students' hidden talents

Student enrollment will go up at the government schools and parents and students will gain awareness about the school education department, said the official

AIRSA met DST on June 1 | Credit: Source

Research fellowship hike: DST gives assurances; update expected in 3 weeks?

Twelve representatives from AIRSA met the DST Secretary Dr Srivari Chandrasekhar to raise issues like insufficient and irregular fellowship for research scholars

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Kerala: Female college student drugged, raped; police launch manhunt

The woman, a first-year graduate student, was allegedly abandoned near a curve of the Thamarassery churam (mountain pass) that connects the realms of Wayanad to Kozhikode after being drugged and raped

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Maharashtra SSC Class X results OUT. Overall pass percentage is 93.83%

A total of 15,29,096 students registered for the SSC exam that was held in March-April this year and 14,34,898 students cleared it, the officials said

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Maharastra: Five held for fake documents during police job verification

The accused persons gave the physical tests and written exams of the department and were called to submit documents for verification before posting, officials said

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UP: Over 20 colleges probed for scholarship scam 

The Enforcement Directorate is preparing to attach properties worth Rs 90 crore belonging to the accused named in the case so far

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Controversy erupts over renaming of over 80 schools in Jharkhand

'Ram Rudra' has been dropped from Ram Rudra +2 High School in Chas, Bokaro, and word 'SSLNT' (Sri Sri Lakshmi Narayan Trust) has been dropped from the SSLNT Government Girls +2 School in Dhanbad

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Bengaluru police raid vicinity of schools, colleges targeting drug mafias; 200 detained

As part of the crackdown on drug mafias, police personnel from all divisions of the city have been roped in

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GRE Test to get shorter, cut down to two hours: ETS

Additionally, the test takers can expect to receive their official scores much faster, in just eight to ten days

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NCERT explains why periodic table, challenges to democracy dropped from Class X textbooks

To recall, the changes were announced by the NCERT last year as part of a "rationalisation" exercise based on expert recommendations

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RGUHS Karnataka: Students level fresh allegations against registrar 

The students went on to accuse him of missing his power when it came to his own son and levelled accusations of corruption as well

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TN conducts special classes for students writing Class X supplementary exams

These extra classes are being conducted to make sure that students clear the supplementary exams 

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JEE Advanced: Mental health aspects to be mindful of before aspiring for IITs

"Getting into an IIT is not the end of the journey, but a part of a bigger vision," says clinical psychologist Yukti Rastogi

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IIT Kharagpur, HCLTech will collab and here's what to expect 

As per the agreement, students will be provided opportunities by HCLTech while IIT Kharagpur research scholars will take up internships

Glimpse from the workshop | (Pic: Sourced)

Geospatial workshop held at Centurion University, Bhubaneswar

The students and civil engineering staff members of both campuses participated in the workshop

Prof Kshiti Bhushan Das | (Pic: Sourced)

VC of Jharkhand University, Prof Das, to head UGC standing committee 

The committee will have the right to examine the documents of any higher education institution to determine whether such higher education institution follows the rules of the UGC

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Pride month: SFI demands queer-inclusive campuses, holds Pride Parade

A Pride Parade was organised by the student group on Thursday, June 1 at Delhi University (DU) Arts faculty, North Campus

Researchers' protest at IISER Berhampur | (Credit: Source)

Research fellowship hike: Researchers meet DST, details awaited

Protestors have demanded the authorities establish a system for regular disbursement of fellowships to ensure financial stability for research scholars

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Purpose of EWS quota in schools defeated if neighbourhood criteria followed: HC

The court rejected the objections raised by the school and directed the institution to grant admission to the two children in Class I under the EWS/ DG category forthwith

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Kerala schools decked with festoons to welcome students

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launched the state-level "Praveshanotsavam", the school opening ceremony, at a government vocational higher secondary school

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Jadavpur University to run without VC from today, June 1

The state higher education department is yet to form any search committee for his successor

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Affiliation of Haryana colleges with Panjab University possible, guv says

The chief minister suggested to the Punjab government that if the colleges of Punjab also want to work in association with Haryana for the future of the youth, then they are welcome

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New affidavit for action against SC, ST student suicides submitted to Supreme Court  

This affidavit is an addition to the petition filed by Radhika Vemula and Abeda Tadvi in the year 2019

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UP: TD Law College teacher arrested, charged with sexual misconduct

Earlier, the in-charge of the history department of TD Post Graduate College Pradeep Singh was caught on camera seeking sexual favours from a girl student

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Science, Arts most popular streams, Commerce stagnated: MoE study

Based on the report, all states have been asked to work on the standardisation process of assessment

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West Bengal recruitment scam: Planning began at WBBPE office, says ED

On the basis of concrete evidence, the ED has already contradicted Bhadra's statements that he was introduced to Bhattacharya in 2021

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TSPSC paper leak: Warangal District Engineer held; ChatGPT was used to cheat

The accused Ramesh allegedly set up a control room using advanced technology and during the previous arrests, it was mentioned that the exam aspirants have sneaked electronic gadgets into the exam

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West Bengal gov't extends school summer vacation till June 15

The announcement came within 24 hours of the state education department announcing the reopening of higher secondary schools on June 5 and primary schools on June 7 after summer vacation

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Schools of Eminence will usher bright future for students: Punjab CM

As per an official statement, Mann said that these schools are equipped with ultra-modern infrastructure and provide the best quality education to students

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Wrestlers' protest: Which student groups are lending support?

Top wrestlers in India have been protesting for over a month demanding the immediate arrest of WFI Chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

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Tamil compulsory in gov't-run CBSE schools: Puducherry CM

This comes amidst pressure from DMK and other political parties as well as socio-organisations like the Federation for People's Rights

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Education Ministry identifies challenges in Class X, XII exam assessment

The study identified that deviation in performance might be due to different patterns followed by boards & convergence of secondary and higher secondary boards into a single board can help students

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Puducherry: 250 students fail 2nd-year exam; AIADMK urges gov't to act

The chief minister is spending crores on the education sector, but how is this funding being used to improve the quality of education?, questioned the former MLA

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IIT Bombay suicide: Darshan Solanki told mother about caste discrimination, says chargesheet

Solanki's mother's statement is part of the chargesheet filed by the city police on Tuesday before a special court for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act

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Odisha exam results: Upset over bagging second division, student attempts suicide 

Students often feel depressed after exam results are declared and find it difficult to cope 

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Delhi HC rejects PIL against appointment of Delhi University VC 

It was the claim of the petitioner organisation that Yogesh Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Delhi University was appointed in violation of rules

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World Bicycle Day, June 3: Bengaluru students to cycle with postal staff

World Bicycle Day is observed on June 3 every year and this was decided by the United Nations just last year 

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JEE Advanced 2023: Tips on preparation, syllabus, negative marking, more

With the right attitude and the right tips, it is not difficult to crack the exam, JEE experts say  

Here's what the study reveals | (Pic: EdexLive)

Eating excessive junk? Beware, it could affect your sleep, study says

A study carried out by researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden established this connection 

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NSUI activists protest at DU over inclusion of a lesson on Savarkar

The protesters submitted a memorandum opposing the changes to the syllabus

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West Bengal announces 4-year UG courses for all govt and aided HEIs

The Higher Education Department said that the decision was taken after talks with all stakeholders

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World No Tobacco Day: Class X students top users of tobacco, says survey 

The day has been observed since the year 1987 to shed light on the tobacco epidemic 

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School students: 11 states contribute to 85% of dropouts. Details here

The study revealed that although girls outperform boys, parents’ preference for education and expenditure is still biased towards boys in Classes X and XII

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DU to host webinars and set up helplines to ensure a smooth admission process

The university is expected to launch the admission portal in mid-June, said Haneet Gandhi, Dean of Admission

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Karnataka: As schools reopen, students and teachers left confused about syllabus

Amidst the row, on the first day of the reopening of schools, children were given books and uniforms

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Edu ministry's assessment reveals disparities in board exam results, calls for action

It noted that while Meghalaya has a pass percentage of 57 per cent, it is 99.85 per cent in Kerala

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IIT to open its first overseas campus in Tanzania

The new IIT will come up under the name IIT Madras, with 70 students initially

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Coach Calling: If you are not treated as an equal, you can go legal

It is very important to understand the gravity of the situation before planning a legal approach

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Odisha Plus II Science and Commerce results declared! Here's how the stats stand

School and Mass Education Minister Sudam Marndi announced the results in Bhubaneswar

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NCSC takes cognisance of IIT Bombay student Darshan Solanki's suicide

Students had alleged that Solanki's suicide was "institutional murder" stemming from caste discrimination

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Post objections, NCERT drops references to Khalistan from Class XII textbooks

According to MoE officials, the objection pertained to the mention of the Anandpur Sahib resolution

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UGC-NET 2023: Application window closed momentarily before deadline?

This issue persisted from last night to 11 am this morning, and prevented the candidates from submitting their applications  

Research scholars protest at IISER Berhampur for fellowship hike | (Pic: Sourced)

Research scholars' fellowship hike demands find voice in Shashi Tharoor's tweet

Recently, several protests were staged by research scholars from all over India over their demands

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Telangana University students protest against VC; allege corruption

The students entered the VC's chamber, raising slogans and causing disruption

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Karnataka: New central university to offer Policing, Security courses

The university will provide education, training, research and scholarship in the domain of Policing

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NMC cancels UG admissions for two medical colleges in Telangana, AP

The reason for such a step was not immediately known and no official letter was received

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Campaign to make one million seedballs in 2023 kicked off in Faridabad 

Updates regarding this Global Seedball Campaign can be found on the social media with the hashtag #seedsofhope

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Gujarat: Class XII Arts, Commerce results OUT now. Read more here

This year, a total of 4,77,392 candidates appeared for the Class XII Arts, Commerce stream examination in Gujarat. Out of these, 3,49,792 have passed

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Dharmendra Pradhan visits Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Pradhan said that friendship of Singapore and India today is rooted in reciprocity, mutual trust and respect

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Senior Residents accuse Delhi hospital of withholding allowances; admin denies

The residents were accused of “misbehaviour” when they tried to take the issue up with the Medical Superindentent of the hospital

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Panjab University drops Punjabi as compulsory subject; politicians react 

In a statement, the AAP leader stated that decisions of this nature will not bode well with Punjabi-loving people 

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JEE Advanced 2023: Answer key release, seat allocation, other important dates

The JEE (Advanced) admit cards were released by IIT Guwahati on May 29, Monday

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Why were 40 medical colleges de-recognised by NMC in 2 months?

The initiatives taken by the Centre to increase the number of medical seats in the country include a centrally-sponsored scheme for establishment of new medical colleges

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ChatGPT can do what data analysts do at fraction of cost: Study

ChatGPT has been creating quite the furore in all circles, including academics and the job market  

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All about IIM Kozhikode's Executive PG Programme in Management 

The lectures will be given by prominent faculty members and industry experts as well

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Do not stereotype students in advertisements, ASCI says; issues guidelines

The guidelines seek to focus on students' mental health and physical wellbeing, the body stated

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IIT Bombay suicide: Chargesheet filed against accused student Arman Khatri

The chargesheet was filed in a special court for cases under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act

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Jadavpur University establishes gender-neutral toilet on campus

The toilet was set up after demands were made by the LGTBQIA+ community

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Summer vacation extended by a week for Puducherry schools

The decision was taken in view of the unabated hot spell, said Education Minister

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UK's University of Edinburgh announces its first Hindi course! Details here

The course, based on Climate Solutions, was curated with the help of skilled translators

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Pune engineering student stabs boyfriend, then tries to kill self

The couple had a major fight in their private hostel room in the Lonikand area of the city

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai | (Pic: Express)

Karnataka textbook revision: Bommai slams Cong govt's announcement

He was answering a question on what the plight of students would be if their syllabus was revised

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Jharkhand Class XII Arts, Commerce results out. Check details here

The arts stream recorded an overall pass percentage of 95.97% while 88.60% of the students in the commerce stream passed the board examination

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Karnataka hijab ban: We will decide in favour of students, says Edu Min

"We will also pursue the matter legally keeping the interest of all students in mind," he said

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Delhi University aims to increase intake of foreign national students this year

Till now, the university has received around 2,000 applications, including those from the ICCR

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Himachal Pradesh HC directs teachers to be appointed to Kupvi College

The court took up the matter as a suo motu PIL based on a newspaper article published on May 25