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All you need to know about Kerala Engineering student's homework machine

His first attempt was a failure after a teacher realised that the assignment that he had submitted was a printout

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TSPSC Group I exam cancellation: Candidates demand abolition of commission 

Candidates are are demanding either the abolition of the commission or the transfer of the examination process to a different authority

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Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS): Challenges of implementing it in classrooms

IKS encompasses a wide range of knowledge, including traditional medicine, agriculture, forestry, water management and conservation

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NEET SS 2023 exam allegedly delayed; students share their experiences

The candidates complained that parents and family members accompanying the candidates had to wait for hours with no proper facilities outside the exam halls  

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Rajasthan gov’t issues anti-suicide guidelines; directs coaching centres to not glorify toppers

The nine-page guidelines were issued just days after the state government formed a 15-member committee to look into the increased number of student suicides in Kota  

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SC seeks names of eminent persons for search panel for West Bengal varsities' VCs 

Amidst the ongoing tussle between the West Bengal Government and the Governor’s Office over VC appointments, the SC intends to set up a search panel 

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Tamil Nadu PG medical results finally announced after much delay

The results were released right before the last date for qualifying MD/MS qualifications toward the determination of eligibility for appearing in NEET-SS 2023

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BHU wins top research award for 2023

In addition, the university was also conferred with the "Best Library Award" by the Indian Librarian Association

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Boy ends life after receiving fake messages in the name of NCRB

The message claimed that the boy visited an illegal website to watch a movie, and had to pay 30,000 rupees to avoid being fined 

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Unchecked growth of 'dummy schools' adversely affecting students: Delhi HC

The court was hearing a PIL challenging the eligibility criterion used by both DU and GGSIPU for allotting MBBS or BDS seats under the Delhi state quota

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NEET SS 2023 exam allegedly delayed for over 2 hours across India?

The NEET-SS 2023 exam has been scheduled over two days, September 29 and 30, for admission into various super speciality courses

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Syllabus changes: How receptive are students to it? 

The way in which the changes are communicated and implemented also affects how receptive students are

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NEET PG 2023: SC issues notice on plea seeking cancellation of All India Quota Counselling Round 3

The plea argues that Round 3 cannot be conducted as some states in India are yet to complete Round 2 of the AIQ counselling

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Puducherry Lt Guv sponsors books, stethoscopes for MBBS students admitted under 10% quota

In the event, the Lt Governor thanked the Central Government for their timely and responsive implementation of 10% reservation in the state

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IIT Bombay: After institute reserves tables for vegetarian food only in hostel mess; students protest

On Thursday, September 28, a group of students decided to take non-vegetarian food and eat at the tables reserved by the hostel mess for vegetarians

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Teacher arrested in UP for making Muslim student slap Hindu classmate

The teacher was arrested by the UP Police after a complaint from the Hindu boy’s father, who said that the act hurt his son’s religious sentiments

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Changes to be made in school syllabus to keep students abreast of great Sikh Gurus: Punjab CM 

Mann said that this will help in perpetuating the glorious legacy of the state amongst our coming generations

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Foundation stone for medical colleges in Mulugu & Narsampet laid by State Health Minister

After laying the foundation stone for a government medical college in the Mulugu district headquarters he reached Narsampet and laid the foundation stone for another medical college there

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Andhra University plans to establish medical college: Vice-Chancellor Reddy

While delivering his speech at the conference at Andhra University, VC Reddy also drew motivation from Stanford


    Record number of 91 Indian varsities feature in THE World University Rankings

This number is more than last year’s number, which is 75, making India move two paces up from sixth to fourth

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Class IX gurukul student dies by suicide in Telangana; police begin investigation 

The Atmakur (S) police have registered a case and are investigating the matter

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No convocation since 2018, Mahatma Gandhi Uni students wait for Telangana guv's acceptance

Students suspect that the differences between the Governor and the State government is stopping her from participating in the convocation

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NMC caps MBBS seats, puts Karnataka in a spot; experts question move 

Student communities have also pointed out that medical education cost is at an all-time high, and with the new guidelines, many aspirants will be deprived of opportunities

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What are Indian educational institutions doing to be more eco-friendly? 

Here are a few specific examples of the initiatives that Indian educational institutions are taking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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NEET PG cut-off percentile: FMGs question why FMGE cut-off is never reduced; share their ordeals

The low NEET-PG cut-off adds to the list of discriminatory policies introduced, allege the Foreign Medical Graduates but what are the other policies that add to their woes?

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Take necessary action against colleges, universities offering unspecified degrees: Delhi HC to UGC

The Delhi High Court directed that degrees earned from unspecified courses must not be recognised by the University Grants Commission  

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UP: Man beaten up on NAS College campus in Meerut for 'making video' 

According to the college principal, the perpetrators of the attack were not from the college and not even college students  


“Minor discrepancies”: TSPSC clarifies attendance figures for Group-I prelims amid controversy

“There will always be a likelihood of minor discrepancies or variation between the initial figures obtained on the day of exam and the final figures confirmed after scanning,” said TSPSC

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Odisha AYUSH students clash with police; meet Odisha Health Secretary

The protestors alleged that the police had to intervene after a group of outsiders entered the protest site along with the AYUSH students and created "indiscipline"

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Over 150 Jharkhand school students admitted to Bengal hospital after complaining of uneasiness  

Several students felt a persistent uneasiness in their stomachs after one student discovered a lizard's foot in the dinner they were served

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Student preparing for NEET ends life in Kota, 26th suicide this year

Kota saw the suicide of yet another student preparing for a competitive exam. The student was from Uttar Pradesh 

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya rubbishes allegations of reducing NEET PG cut-off for daughter

As the Health Ministry reduced the NEET-PG 2023 cut-off to zero, a few social media users accused the minister of implementing this to secure a seat for his daughter

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Kerala makes arrangements for Manipuri students to finish education, says CM Vijayan  

This opportunity is being provided by Kannur University, which has accommodated 46 Manipuri students into various programmes  

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FSSAI bans snacks wrapped in newspapers: What are its benefits? What challenges will schools face?

In recent years, there has been a growing movement to ban unhealthy snacks in schools

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AP CM thanks Gita Gopinath for hosting AP gov’t school students at IMF   

The students visited the IMF headquarters as part of a two-week trip to the USA, where they also visited the UN  

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NEET PG zero percentile cut-off not violation of merit: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya explains 

Mandaviya said that in the current academic year, as many as 10,000 to 13,000 PG medical seats were expected to be left vacant after the counselling process  

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AP Teacher shortlisted for UNESCO Global Teacher Prize  

This teacher was chosen among 8,000 applicants to visit US schools and learn from their education system  

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HP may eliminate minimum pupil requirements in gov’t schools  

This move would prioritise the interests of the youth of Himachal Pradesh, and make way for more drawing and PE teachers  

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IDP Education, SBI to facilitate international student education loans

With the newly formed alliance with SBI, IDP students will now have a range of options to choose education loan assistance from the top players in the education financing segment

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Ministries of Education and Skill & IBM to focus on digital skilling, skilling in emerging tech

Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)s curated courses will be provided to empower youth in India

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Emerging Engineering disciplines shaping the India of tomorrow

Let's explore some of the new-age engineering disciplines that have emerged

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NMC refuses to share details of medical colleges that took back medical students' stipends

In his RTI on August 28, Dr Babu, an ophthalmologist based in Kanaur, asked the NMC to name the private medical colleges that paid stipends to 1,228 students

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Principals' role in schools: What are the challenges? What should they focus on?

Principals need to focus on academic matters, such as curriculum development, teacher training, and student assessment

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KIIT Bhubaneswar conducts Smart India Hackathon 2023

Expressing happiness over the enthusiastic participation of students during the event, Prof Achyuta Samanta, Founder of KIIT & KISS, , said, “KIIT is proud to take part in SIH-2023"

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IISER Bhopal develops technology to quantify greenhouse gas emissions 

The technology showed that India emitted 75 per cent of total greenhouse gases from burning agricultural wastes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Bihar education department dismisses over 3 lakh students from schools

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

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

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

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AI and how EdTechs and educational institutes are using it

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

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

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

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Bihar schoolgirl assaulted, molested by miscreants; video goes viral

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

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Manipur: Internet ban reimposed after students protested against missing individuals

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

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

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

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Schools in Kerala bag top awards nationally in EducationWorld school rankings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Why do silly fights often happen in schools, colleges?

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

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IIT Guwahati researchers develop material that can separate oil from water

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

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Worms found in midday meal in three South Goa schools

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

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

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

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IIT Jodhpur team discovers new way of synthesising green ammonia 

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

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

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

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University of Hyderabad prof awarded prestigious JC Bose National Fellowship

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

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HCU students protest against alleged transphobic attack on Dalit trans leader  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Manipur violence: Photos of missing students emerge online after months

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jadavpur University begins installation of CCTV cameras on campuses

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

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Calcutta High Court orders further probe into job scam case

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

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

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


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

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

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Student from Thiruvananthapuram selected for online discussion led by the Pope

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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