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It is important that we localise the SDGs: Permanent Representative to the UN TS Tirumurti

The Ambassador was attending the UN Day Fest conducted by MOP Vaishnav College for Women

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Foreign students will get admission to PhD if seats are vacant after being offered to Indian students: JNU
 

The statement comes days after Afghan students wrote to the JNU vice-chancellor, urging him to ease the process in the wake of the situation in their country

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NIT Sikkim's permanent campus will be ready by 2024: Subhas Sarkar, MoS Education

The institute has been functioning from a temporary campus at Ravangla since its inception in 2010

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Over 550 students test positive for COVID in Himachal Pradesh in one month

As per the Health Department data, there are a total of 1,415 active COVID cases in HP as of October 25, one-sixth of which are students

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Nine medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh inaugurated by PM Modi

As many as 157 new medical colleges have been approved across the nation, out of which, 63 medical colleges are already functional

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No change to IIT Kanpur hostel rules if students register "unanimous opposition". How the students won their battle

The students, in a statement, said that their issues have either been "lost, diluted, trivialised, ignored or coerced away"

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Registration for AP EAPCET counselling starts today. Here are the details

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) commenced the counselling registration today and here's how you can sign up   

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SOA's latest MoU will enable collaborative research opportunities with this central institute 

SOA in Bhubaneswar, Odisha signed the MoU to enable extensive collaborative research opportunities between the two institutes 

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Cook along with this 27-year-old former MasterChef contestant and make healthy desserts, just in time for the festive season

The cook-along class, organised via the e-learning platform MiDigiWorld, will be held on October 27 and here's why you should get in on it

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Eligible but not vaccinated? Kerala HC agrees with govt and says you can't return to college

All the colleges are reopening in the state today after almost a 20-month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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NEET 2021 results: NTA moves Supreme Court against Bombay High Court's decision to suspend NEET-UG results

The NTA has claimed that the case of the two students who are being allowed to write a re-exam by the Bombay HC is 'not beyond suspicion'

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IIT Guwahati gets a foot in the door towards a carbon-free hydrogen economy. This is how

The team of researchers has developed a cost-effective alternative to the PEC cells that split water molecules to harness hydrogen

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Kerala to get 10-20% more Class 11 seats to handle additional demand caused by COVID all-pass, A+ students to get choice of group

The Education Minister has now assured that seats will be increased in the state in order to accommodate the 5,800 students who had to settle for courses

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NEP allows school dropouts to complete their education while skilling themselves, says Education Minister Pradhan

MGNF has been designed by IIM and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), it gives young individuals an opportunity to work with government institutions at at the district level

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Delhi University students on 48-hour hunger strike for reopening campus, demand to meet Registrar

The students said that they want the administration to initiate phased reopening of all campus facilities and resuming physical classes following safety norms

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Schools reopen in Karnataka for Classes 1 to 5: Teachers welcome kids back with sanitisers and smiles

One of the parents said that it would have been good if the children had been vaccinated and then sent to school to ensure their safety  

Radhika Chitalapati with students | (Pic: Radhika Chitalapati)

Meet Butterfly Ma'am, a teacher who sets up special gardens in schools across Hyderabad. Here's how she's winging it

Radhika Chitalapati has a Global Teacher Certification from Illinois University and a heart that is bursting with love for butterflies and nature. Now, she is sharing that love with students

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Here's how this digital platform by MAHE students can connect patients to blood donors in seconds 

The information available on the platform is carefully handled by the team and ensured that no private information of donors or receivers is leaked  

Here's how you can check it | (Pic: Edexlive)

DU's special cut-off list is finally out today. Here's how you can check it

The list will be out today on Delhi University's official website du.ac.in. Here's how you can go about checking it

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What The FAQ: What is NASA's DART Mission to crash a spacecraft in space all about?

In a tweet, NASA mentioned how the mission will test crash a spacecraft into an asteroid heading towards Earth, preventing the asteroid from colliding

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Just in: NEET-PG Counselling put on hold until SC decides on reservation for OBC, EWS in All India Quota

Staying the counselling which was scheduled to start today, the court said the students would be in 'a serious problem otherwise'. The next hearing of the case is on October 28   

There are 268 Social Welfare residential institutions in Telangana, and they take in students from Class V to the undergraduate level | Pic: TSWREIS

First-time learners at Telangana's social and tribal welfare residential schools win big at NFSU

The 14 students secured admission into the five-year integrated-MA course at the university in Gujarat

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Talk on compensation took centre stage at XIM University's annual business conclave 

The second half of the conclave was a panel discussion on Bespoke Compensation-Is That a Future Reality?. It certainly made for an invoragating listen 

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Why did Tamil Nadu request MCI to increase 800 medical seats in colleges across the state?

Permission has already been granted by the MCI to admit 850 students across seven new medical colleges in the state

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From cigarette butts to ash-trays: SRCC's Project Leher is trying to save the environment

The project from SRCC expressed delight at being recognised on a global stage, saying it will create awareness about the issue

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What happened on October 25: India lost Sahir Ludhianvi, the lyricist whose words embodied dissent 

One of Sahir's most popular songs 'Jinhe Naaz Hai Hind Par Woh Kahan Hai' (Where are those who claim to be proud of India) was a taunt to the political establishment of his time

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Kerala's anti-drug initiative for schools finally takes off five years after being proposed

Project Unarvu, which means awakening, will be responsible for spotting possible drug abusers, and help them via counselling, treatment, and gainful development of skills  

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This is how IIT Kanpur is rewarding the top ten rank holders in JEE Advanced in India

The institution announced a scholarship which will cover all the expenses education and accomodation of the top 10 rank holders during their time at IIT-K

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Conduct online exams; don't risk students' lives, cry CBSE, CISCE students in online petition to PM

The exams are slated to start in November, and the CBSE exams will be held in two terms in order to relieve the mental stress on students

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Kerala: Uncertainty in filling Communicative English higher secondary school teachers posts

No university in Kerala offers postgraduate degrees in Communicative English, leading to the crisis. Here's how the schools are coping

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What happened on October 24: The death of Rosa Parks, Concorde and Harry Houdini's magical performance

October 24, 2005, is when Rosa Parks breathed her last after a lifetime of struggle against racial discrimination and segregation

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Instagram testing new tools to make it easier for creators to find sponsors

The tools are still in the early stages, with only a handful of companies and creators participating for now

Volunteers engage in cleaning the premises at HSS Eloor in Kochi | Pic: Albin Mathew

With offline classes set to begin in Kerala soon, Anbodu Kochi is pitching in to clean up schools

Ex-Kochi collector MG Rajamanickam IAS was also at the scene to provide a helping hand 

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Look like they haven't been fed for 15 days, but they will survive: Vet treating sick dogs rescued from IIT Madras

The two dogs, Ninja and Shiv, they say, will be well soon. The third dog was adopted by an NGO in Chennai

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IT-G researchers develop technology they claim will save Indian government Rs 50,000 crore annually

The institute's research team believes that the PRB-based LPG stoves across India will help save, per day, about 13 lakh domestic cylinders worth of fuel would be saved

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Maharashtra: Colleges in Thane to hold COVID vaccination camps for students who need first dose

Colleges in the district have been directed to draw up a list of students who have already taken the first jab, and the rest will be vaccinated in colleges

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University of Hyderabad launches interdisciplinary programme that uses computer tools to teach Sanskrit 

The Department of Sanskrit Studies is engaged in the study of Indian Grammatical Theories with a computational perspective

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Reservations not 'sucking away seats,' says DMK, slamming petitioners for causing unrest by challenging NEET quotas

The DMK, in a statement, has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the petitions challenging the reservations for the OBC and EWS in NEET AIQ
 

Padma Shri Awardee, Harekala Hajabba (Pictures: Express)

Padma Shri is not just an honour for me but an honour for my school: Karnataka 'orange-seller' who built a school, Harekala Hajabba

Initially when Hajabba started a school, it functioned in the madrassa. Later, he decided to buy a piece of land from his savings and build a school for kids from all the communities   

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Now that registrations for LSAT-India have begun, here's all that you need to know about the law exam

LSAT-India exams are created by the Law School Admission Council, USA (LSAC). Since this year as well, it will be conducted online, this is what you should know about it

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The future looks bleak for these Afghani students enrolled in Indian varsities: How they are coping in Taliban's Afghanistan

The financial situation has also become a burden for these students because earnings have either stopped or have become irregular

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University of Madras plans on moving to offline-only exams soon; learning loss a prime reason

Internal exams are already being conducted offline in some colleges and the UoM's VC says that results will be analysed to gauge the need for remedial classes

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Executive Council dismisses all appointments made by Telangana varsity VC; says they were against norms

Students have been opposing the appointments for almost a month now and the VC was also given an earful for the student unrest

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DU SOL admissions for UG courses commences. Here's what you need to know

Delhi University School of Open Learning started accepting registration on October 22 and released a video message by Prof US Pandey, Principal, School of Open Learning on its official website

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Is Jadavpur University's Wi-Fi really being misused? Varsity says they have no such concerns

But does that mean that it is not possible that the WiFi was being used to play games or watch Netflix? Definitely, no. But there has been no official confirmation yet

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ICSE, CSE exams will be held in offline mode. Date and details from the revised date sheet

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) released a revised date sheet and here are all the important details you need to make note of

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AP govt to seek ICSE affiliation for all govt schools if they are unable to get CBSE affiliation 

Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh stated that Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy is keen on ensuring that students write CBSE board exams in the academic year 2023-24

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Research to get a much-needed boost at Sambalpur University with sophisticated new instrumentation facilities

The CIF will be set up from the World Bank fund, which has provided Rs 19 crore to the university. A target has been set to make the CIF functional by next October

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What The FAQ: Here's everything that we know about AY.4.2 subvariant of Delta COVID variant. Should we be worried?

Investigations are on to determine whether the new variant could be more contagious and could also weaken the effect of vaccines that have been administered worldwide

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One year later, Kashmiri students accused of singing Pakistan Zindabad in viral video, long to be back in college

Ever since it all happened, the families of the students — comprising of daily wage earners — have been bearing the financial burden caused by COVID coupled with heavy mental distress of the case

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UPSC cadets cannot pick and choose cadre, says Supreme Court

While hearing the Centre's petition filed against the Kerala High Court's decision to grant home cadre to an IAS officer, the court said that there must be no exceptions made in rules for allocating c

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Karnataka to develop its own Super 30, with plans to develop model colleges in every district

The initiative will focus on fostering teaching and learning in the selected colleges and getting them up to speed with industry requirements

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Telangana HC refuses to interfere with intermediate exams, which will begin on October 25

Here's what the state high court had to say while addressing a PIL filed by a parent's association regarding the examinations

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What happened on October 23: Apple released iPod, Dumbo premiered and Emilia Clarke was born

The revolutionary music player that fits in your pocket was introduced by Apple on October 23, 2001

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KTU introduces 'minor in engineering' programme to help students get more degrees in the same time

Only a few universities in the country and some IITs have adopted the engineering minor system in India so far

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IIT-Kanpur to study Delhi's air pollution, give solutions to curb winter smog spike 

 The project will help identify the factors responsible for the spike in air pollution at any spot in Delhi. Government says it will take necessary actions to curb pollution based on results

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University of Hyderabad's study finds how SC/ST migrants from Bihar earned less during the pandemic

Researchers explored the role of caste in the polarity in adversities brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns

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Attempting the GRE Test? Let official GRE Test Prep Material see you through smoothly

When preparing for the GRE General Test, students should use materials created by ETS, to help them get ready for the test

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No more online exams from November, says Madras University

Currently, internal examination is being conducted in colleges and many of the institutions are already conducting offline exams

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International students will be able to return to Canberra, Australia in 2022

According to peak body Universities Australia, universities lost 1.8 billion Australian dollars in revenue and cut 17,300 jobs in 2020

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UN representative praises Kerala medical students' viral Rasputin dance video

The video was overwhelmingly praised and criticism was drowned by support for the dancing future doctors

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Study says 62.2% death row prisoners diagnosed with at least one mental illness 

The study was conducted on 88 death row prisoners across Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, and Madhya Pradesh

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Twitter study on 7 countries confirms right-leaning skew except in Germany

The study was based on tweets of elected officials in Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Spain, UK and USA

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NEET PG 2021 counselling schedule is out: Here are all the important dates you need to make note of

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has released the schedule and the registration for round one begins on October 25

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Normal life hit in Odisha's Bolangir due to BJP bandh over teacher's murder

The woman, who hailed from Jharni village in Turekela block of Bolangir district, was working in a school in Mahaling in Kalahandi district

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Madhya Pradesh: IIT student commits suicide due to depression, says 'I Quit' in note

Suspected of suffering from depression, the victim was all of 19 years old. Police are investigating as to why

Students at the protest (Pic: AISA)

AISA protests at DU VC's office to reopen campus, accuse officials of 'thrashing' students

The memorandum was taken inside by a receptionist, said students. They also wanted to send a delegation in to meet the VC the officials did not let them in

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CBSE announces date sheet for minor subjects for Class 10, 12 board exams. Details inside

The exams will be objective type multiple choice questions and the duration of the tests will be 90 minutes

Mridul Nedungottil, MBA students at IIMB (Picture: Edexlive)

IIMB student's article on the country's VC landscape wins first place in a national competition

His article titled ‘Apna Time Ayega (Our time will come!)', ideates the ever-evolving Venture Captial landscape in India which is still younger than other countries 

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Assam edu officials on a tour of Andhra Pradesh to observe their educational reforms

A delegation of officers from the Government of Assam are in Andhra Pradesh to observe the reforms and schemes implemented by the Government of Andhra Pradesh

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What The FAQ: What is Donald Trump's new social media platform all about?

The former US President is all set to launch his own social media platform, TRUTH Social, after being banned from both Facebook and Twitter

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Abducted four months ago, thirty school children in Nigeria finally released

The students were abducted from their schools in an ambush along with five teachers

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Akshaya Patra resumes service of Mid Day Meal in Karnataka as schools reopen

Akshaya Patra served over 75,000 children studying in 789 schools in and around Bengaluru through three kitchens available in Rajajinagar, Vasanthpura and Jigani centralised kitchen

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Debilitating effect on harmony in society: Sharjeel Imam's bail plea rejected by Saket Court in sedition case

The court however took a harsh view of the case registered by the Delhi Police, stating that the evidence provided is 'scant and sketchy'

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UP teachers annoyed at being asked to collect waste, recite Ramayana

'When will we teach if we are assigned such tasks,' ask irate teachers in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad and Kasganj districts

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There's still time to apply for NEET 2021: NTA reopens window for filling application forms

NTA has said that this facility is also available for candidates who have done one-time corrections in these particular fields earlier

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Unfed, malnourished, anaemic: Three dogs, allegedly living in IITM's enclosure, rushed to Chennai hospital

While the institute had previously said that the dogs were captured to be vaccinated and sterilised, the prescription also says that the dogs weren't vaccinated or dewormed and are anaemic

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Why ABVP wants JNU students with low CGPA to get registered for the new semester

The students also demanded an enquiry committee to point out teachers who were discriminating among students based on their ideologies, caste, language or region

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NEET MDS postponed to June 4, 2022. Here's what you need to know

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) has put out an official notice regarding the same

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Today, JEE Advanced AAT result 2021 will be declared. Here's all you need to know about it

JEE Advanced AAT result 2021 will be announced via the official website jeeadv.ac.in. Follow this step-by-step method to check your scores

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Punjab CM tweets to "oppose" CBSE's "authoritarian decision" to keep Punjabi out of major subjects, CBSE says its just for admin ease

The CBSE said that Punjabi is one of our regional languages and has been put under the minor category like all other regional languages

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Tumakuru professor arrested for alleged derogatory comments about Islam in a value education book

We have observed that the author has made some hateful remarks against the Prophet Mohammed as well as Muslims, said a PFI member

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam | Pic: Express

What Abdul Kalam taught us about life: Speakers at Edexlive's Mission Kalam event

The event brought together people who had lived, worked and admired the former President on his 90th birth anniversary

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You can't just pull out 8 lakh from thin air: SC to Centre on NEET AIQ issue

The court is hearing petitions filed against the Centre's decision to allot 27 per cent and 10 per cent reservation to OBC and EWS, respectively

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Didn't clear JEE Advanced? There might be another way into IITs soon

The institute is considering international olympiads as an alternative method of admission for students. Here's all about it   

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Increase in number of centres, enter hall one hour prior to exam: How Telangana govt will ensure safe conduct of inter first-year exams

Telangana's Education Minister Sabitha Reddy assured that the government is doing all it can to make sure the exams are conducted safely

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Internet snapped in areas of Kashmir, two-wheelers seized ahead of Amit Shah's visit

According to internetshutdowns.in, there have been 545 internet shutdowns in the country since 2012. The data shows a rising trend since 2014

IIT Kharagpur (Pic: IIT Kharagpur)

IIT Kharagpur joins the juggernaut of four-year bachelors courses; to offer BS programme in six streams

The NEP's recommendations will be implemented for students joining the institute this year

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Keep your shields up, wear a mask when you step out: PM Modi lauds 100 cr vaccine 'super achievement' in address to nation

While the PM spoke mostly about the vaccination and how India has achieved it by coming together, he also spoke about the economy and farmers

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Kerala University is offering coding lessons for free. Here is what you need to know

Christened 'Python for Everyone', the outreach initiative of the department is set to start on October 25

A government school in Tiruchy admitting students on Vijayadasami recently | Pic: Express

Soaring admission, insufficient classrooms: A bittersweet predicament for the gov't schools in Tiruchy

When the schools' representatives had approached the District Collector, he had assured a viable solution. Nothing has translated into action yet

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What happened on October 22: Wikileaks released "classified" documents on the Iraq War that warranted some serious questions

The documents released by the website brought to light some severe US oversight regarding civilian deaths during the war

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NEET: Bombay High Court allows two students to rewrite the exam, says students shall not suffer for mistakes made by NTA

While the National Testing Agency said re-exams is not a possibility, the judges held that the petitioners "shall not suffer because of the mistake on the part of the respondents"

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Primary schools reopen in Sri Lanka even as teachers' strike demanding an increment in salary continues

As the Sri Lankan government lifted most of the COVID-19 restrictions on October 1, it was decided that the schools too should be reopened

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CBSE Veer Gatha Project to celebrate Gallantry Award winners starts today. This is how schools can participate

The valiance and courage displayed by our officers and personnel from the country's forces definitely needs to be celebrated. This is what CBSE has in store

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School managements in violation of SC by asking for fees under 'refundable', 'deposit' heads: J&K Fee Fixation and Regulation Committee 

Justice Attar even went on to call such demands and threats to put a stop to the child's academic path as "unethical" and immoral"

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Telangana's first-year intermediate exams fast approaching, students and associations call for its cancellation

The candidates who have to appear for the exams have already been promoted during the pandemic and are now in their intermediate second-year

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Rajasthan's Human Rights Commission issues notices to Churu district authorities over student's death

The death of Ganesh, a Class VII student, sent shock waves across the state. He was beaten to death by his teacher in Rajasthan's Churu district

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World didn't think India could achieve 100 crore vaccination mark, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria

The top five states that have administered the highest number of doses are Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh