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Jammu & Kashmir: Nine SKUAST-J students leave for US varsity to get exposure, training

The students will be visiting the Kansas State University under the Student Overseas Fellowship Programme of NAHEP funded by the ICAR and World Bank, the spokesman said

Protest by MANUU students for MoMA scholarship cancellation on Feb 3 | (Pic: Mohammad Abuhamza)

Cancellation of scholarships plague MANUU students; VC to meet MoMA officials soon

Students claim the situation arose due to the mistake of a single student and the cancellation of everyone's scholarships is unfair

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NEET PG 2023 postponement: FAIMA to escalate agitation, call for protest at Jantar Mantar on February 7

FAIMA has called for a protest at Jantar Mantar on February 7, demanding the resignation of the Union Health Minister after he failed to meet the students demanding NEET PG postponement

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Third year MBBS student murder: Blood stains found on tube seized from accused

Sane, a third-year MBBS student, had gone missing in November 2021 and lifeguard Mittu Singh was held last month along with one more person

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Punjab CM Mann flags off first batch of 36 gov't school principals for Singapore visit

The first batch will return on February 11 and they will share their experience with their colleagues, the CM said

Why did Haryana gov't decide to include Ayurveda in MBBS courses? What are the takes | (Pic: EdexLive)

Haryana gov't announces one year Ayurveda course for MBBS students. Here's how experts react

Health Minister Anil Vij announced the new programme would be launched soon. Experts opine that it is not a good move

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1,717 students graduate during NIT Rourkela 20th Convocation Day

To note, NIT Rourkela is the first NIT and second among ‘Institutes of National Importance’ in the country to implement 'Blockchain-based digital degrees’ for its graduating students

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Agniveer recruitment process: Online exam CEE first followed by physical fitness; medical tests

The first online CEE is to be held in April at nearly 200 locations across the country and for it all preparations have been finalised, said a source 

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With upcoming exams, DU students upset over New Assessment Policy; protests held

The decision to increase the weightage of internal marks for the first-year was taken in an Academic Council meeting

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Anticipatory bail given to Indore law college professor by Supreme Court

An FIR was registered against him for allegedly promoting enmity and hatred after an alleged "Hinduphobic" book was found in the library
 

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"Following PM's guidance": VBU to CM Mamata Banerjee in retaliation to her remarks against VC's actions

In the ongoing spat between VBU and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, the university releases a statement attacking the CM  

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A 17-year-old found dead in hostel in Karnataka; parents claim sexual harassment by principal

A 17-year-old girl was discovered dead under mysterious circumstances in her college hostel in the Raichur district of Karnataka

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TN: Amid heavy rainfall schools, colleges shut in Thanjavur, Pudukottai districts 

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning is forecasted in isolated regions of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, according to IMD

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BBC documentary: Calcutta University's SFI unit screens movie on laptop outside college

Members of the SFI mounted a laptop on a wooden platform in front of the main gate of the university and around 50 people watched the first part of the two-part documentary 

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BJP MLAs protested outside Kejriwal's house highlighting delay in salary of DU staff

BJP MLAs carried placards demanding immediate payment of salaries to the teaching and non-teaching staff of the 12 DU colleges
 

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DU: Seats, fee exemption for two orphan students in UG, PG programmes

Students will be exempted from payment of any kind of fees including exemption from hostel fees, examination fees and other fees

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#WhatTheFAQ: India-made eye drops leading to vision loss, infection in US? Is this the first of such mishaps?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against using an eye drop made in India. What is the problem?

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Treating caste, husband's income while appointing teachers contrary to law: Karnataka HC

The selecting authority should consider the applications of the petitioners, based on the caste and income certificates of the parents and not their spouses, ruled HC

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TN: Concerns raised by parents, students of Class X, XII over practical exam dates

The exams are usually held in February, giving the students time to study for the practical exams before the theory exams would take place the following month

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Telangana HC: Request by PG medical students for exemption from rural services denied 

The petitioners were accepted into the PG programme in 2019 after they signed bonds promising to work for the Telangana government for a year 

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Gov’t school girls in Tamil Nadu to get self-defence training

The classes should also include how daily-use objects like key chains, dupattas, bags, pens, pencils and notebooks can be used for self-defence

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Defunct gov't primary school in Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu raises concerns. Here’s why

About eight years ago, the school was upgraded to a middle school after which, the school started functioning at another location in the same village

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Ready to become a Chartered Accountant? ICAI has opened registration for 2023 session. Here's how to apply

The last date to submit the ICAI CA exam form 2023 is February 24. However, candidates can also submit their forms till March 3 by paying a late fee of Rs 600

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West Bengal: Trinamool Congress youth leader sentenced to 14 days of judicial custody for multi-crore scam teachers' recruitment scam

The Enforcement Directorate arrested Kuntal Ghosh on January 21 and he has been in their custody since then; he received approximately Rs 19 crore from various individuals for arranging teaching jobs

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Maharashtra: Dummy candidate appears for CAPF and Assam rifles recruitment exam in Aurangabad, arrested

A case has been registered against them under section 420 (cheating) and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code and Maharashtra Prevention of Malpractices at University Act 1982

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20-year-old NEET aspirant from West Bengal falls to his death from 6th floor in Kota hostel

The incident occurred when the student, Ishanshu Bhattacharya, lost his balance on a balcony railing and fell; he had had been studying in Kota since August for the medical entrance exam

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JEE Mains 2023: Answer key released, window to raise objections closes tomorrow, February 4

The candidates who appeared for Session 1 of JEE Mains 2023 can download the answer key from the official website — jeemain.nta.nic.in.

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Academicians react on Visava-Bharati's statement on CM Mamata; cite it as poor taste

The CM, during her visit to Birbhum district on January 31, said disciplinary action taken against the students and the professor was undemocratic and uncalled for

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Quality First: Bombay High Court upholds tender conditions for supplying sanitary napkins in Maharashtra schools

The petitioner, a start-up owned by a 69-year-old man, was dismissed by a division bench of acting chief justice S V Gangapurwala and justice Sandeep Marne

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Kerala student takes the internet by storm with stunning back-heeled goal

The video clip eventually made it to the official web page of the Indian Super League, after the coach put it on social media

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UGC NET December exam 2022 city intimation link soon

The examination is scheduled to be conducted from February 21 to March 10, 2023. The duration of the exam is for 3 hours

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#WhatTheFAQ: Why is NEET PG 2023 trending on Twitter again?

As the date for NEET PG 2023 nears, students continue to make demands for the postponement of the exam on Twitter
 

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ICAI CA Foundation December exam results announced. Here are steps to check

The ICAI CA Foundation December exam 2022 was conducted between December 14 to December 20, 2022, at various exam centres across the country

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Arunachal Pradesh: State gov't assures meeting with agitating teachers; protest postponed

TA is demanding an enhancement of earned leave of school teachers from 10 to 20 days and an increase in the retirement age of teachers to 62

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Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu: Complaint box placed in schools by police

Police said students hesitate to contact them directly while facing issues. This will help students approach the police without revealing their details

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Union Budget 2023-24: Breakthrough Science Society calls allocation to education sector "meagre"

BSS stated that a majority of the allocation would be poured into facilitating online education rather than improving infrastructure in gov't schools

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IIT Bombay to make caste-related sensitisation course mandatory amidst complaints of mental harassment

To recall, the Ambedkar Periyar Phule Study Circle (APPSC), IIT Bombay, which is a student group, wrote to the NCST regarding mental harassment at the campus

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Tamil Nadu Private Schools (Regulation) Rules, 2023 released. Here are the details 

Rules state the conduct guidelines for the staff and it also states headmasters can leave only after ensuring that all students have left the premises

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Due to poor student enrolment, Anna University to halt 10 courses in 13 constituent colleges 

To deal with poor enrolment, the varsity is planning to merge the constituent colleges or convert them into skill development institutions

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Experience centre for special school teachers at Janti, Odisha? Here are the details

The first phase of technology-driven training for teachers of students with visual impairments kicked off yesterday and 27 teachers participated

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Salary delay in DU's Deen Dayal Upadhyay, faculty and staff protest outside college 

One of the teachers asserted that in addition to the financial crisis, the teachers are also going through a moral crisis as a result of the salary delay

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Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena: 213 students from AP will study abroad with help from gov't

Chief Minister will disburse Rs 19.95 crore to students, who secured admission to the top 200 universities in the world

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Telangana HC advises ICFAI Law School to lift suspension on students punished for ragging 

Petitions submitted by the suspended students from ICFAI Law School in Shankarpally requested that they be allowed to attempt the internal exams

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Karnataka HC pulls up state for failing to provide uniforms to students 

The court granted two weeks' time to report compliance, failing which, the officer concerned will have to appear before the court

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Stay Ahead of the Game: COMEDK entrance exam registration begins on February 15

The COMEDK entrance exam is scheduled to be held on May 28 and test scores are expected to be declared on June 10 at 11 am

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Railways officers to be recruited via Civil Services Exam; IRMS dropped

Every year, the Indian Railway Management Service exam was held by the Ministry of Railways to recruit officers

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Delhi High Court orders Delhi University to remove confusing admissions information

The court rejected a petition from a BSc (H) graduate who claimed she was ignored for admission to MSc Botany due to an error in the online application form

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Budget 2023: IIMs shocked by 50.67% cut in funding despite 8% increase in higher education budget

The reduction in funding for the IIMs was made under the Gross Budgetary Support head, which saw a decrease from Rs 323.50 cr in the 2022-23 estimate to just Rs 15.17 cr in the 2023-24 financial year

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IIT Bombay: Students allege caste discrimination; NCST demands director's response

The APPSC student group has demanded that all faculty, staff and students be caste sensitised through workshops

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Deadline for feedback on foreign University campuses in India extended until Feb 20

The reason for the extension is due to requests from stakeholders for more time to provide feedback

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NEET PG 2023 postponement: Will it, won't it? Mentors weigh in on the national exam's fate

The Union Health Ministry was ready to reschedule the exam but TCS, the exam conducting body, was unable to provide a suitable date

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Delhi University receives over 1,700 applications for fee waiver scheme for economically disadvantaged students

Eligibility criteria for the scheme include family income of less than Rs 4 lakh for a 100% waiver and between Rs 4 to 8 lakh for a 50% waiver

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Several Bharat Rashtra Samithi students detained for planning to screen BBC documentary in Osmania University

The Fraternity Movement in the University of Hyderabad campus also recently screened the same documentary without permission, leading the university authorities to take action

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IGNOU extends deadline for January 2023 admission submissions: Apply now till Feb 10!

The university also recently launched a new PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication, which is available in English, Hindi and Tamil languages through online mode

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NEET MDS Correction Window Now Open: How to make changes to your application

Candidates who failed to properly upload their images, such as pictures, signatures, or thumb impressions, are advised to make necessary corrections during the editing window

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Coach Calling: Acing a job interview in the post-pandemic world of layoffs

Follow the RESQ method. R- Research, E - Enthusiasm and Energy, S - Simplicity, Q - Question and Learn

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After inhaling chemical fumes, 11 students from UP school were hospitalised

Chemical fumes emanating from a garbage pile, including expired medicines, were set afire by ragpickers near a school on Wednesday

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#WhatTheFAQ: Why did Gautam Adani withdraw a fully subscribed FPO?

Gautam Adani's business empire's shares saw a significant dip following allegations of fraud by an activist US investment group Hindenburg Research

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Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, 2 districts announce holiday for schools, colleges 

One-day holiday for schools and colleges was announced for Nagapattinam district while only the closure of schools has been announced for Thiruvarur district

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Union Budget 2023-24: What do experts opine about allocation for education sector?

The budget was criticised by experts because they felt that it overlooked several important issues in the education sector

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Tamil Nadu: Gov't will spend Rs 784 crore to construct 5,351 gov't school classrooms

The Breakfast scheme has been implemented in a few districts and will be implemented across the entire state soon, says Chief Minister MK Stalin 

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Union Budget 2023-24: Seven new nursing colleges expected in Odisha out of 157 announced

The government medical colleges that have been in place since 2014 will be complemented by nursing colleges that will be built in key locations

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Group 1 main exam dates announced by Telangana State Public Service Commission

The exam will be offered in three languages - English, Telugu, and Urdu, but candidates must choose one language and cannot mix.

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Budget 2023-24: Is the GDP allocation for healthcare sufficient? How do doctors react?

The most lauded initiative this year is the decision to set up 157 nursing colleges, in addition to the existing medical colleges

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Global leaders in Tamil Nadu to attend Tamil education conference in Tanjavur

The conference will take place over two days, starting on February 4 and will have 21 foreign delegates from countries such as the USA, Canada, France, and Malaysia

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Karnataka government to cover the cost of higher education for children of Krishi award winners

The announcement is aimed at providing equal educational opportunities to the children of farmers and recognises the importance of agriculture in the state's economy

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Infrastructure, NEP, Right to Education: Schools association in Karnataka asks for unfair practices to be addressed

The association suggested that the NEP being implemented in the state be handled by a special National Education Section that establishes all the rules and guidelines for educational institutions 
 

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Contracts of faculty working in AP gov't junior colleges extended by two months

The contract ended on January 31 but noting that the academic year is still underway and there is a need for lecturers, it has been extended

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Union Budget 2023-24: Education sector sees 8% rise in allocation. Here are a few major takeaways

As per the Union Budget 2023-24, there has been an increase in expenditure on health and education

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NEET PG 2023 postponement: FAIMA to meet Health Minister tomorrow, February 2

Dr Manish Jangra, Founder of FAIMA, who will meet the minister, said that he was trying his best for a postponement

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Odisha: Private school enrolment under EWS quota will commence on February 13

The physical document verification of applicants will be done by March 20, after which, the first school allotment to eligible students will be done

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Union Budget 2023-24: To skill youth, expect PMKVY 4.0, other schemes; 30 Skill India International Centres for various states

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY) 4.0 will be launched "to skill lakhs of youth within the next three years", the FM said

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Union Budget 2023-24: Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad to be supported as "centre of excellence"

The minister listed out various millets such as Jowar, Ragi, Ramdana, Cheena, Sama, Bajra, Kutu, Kangni and so on, and stated that they have various health benefits

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Union Budget 2023-24: National Digital Library for children, adolescents announced to build reading culture

To build a culture of reading, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stressed on building a National Digital Library in her speech delivered during the budget session

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Union Budget 2023-24: Centres of AI in educational institutions, labs in engineering institutions to develop 5G-driven applications

These labs, among others, will consist of applications such as smart classrooms, precision farming, intelligent transport systems and healthcare applications

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Union Budget 2023-24: Centre to recruit 38,800 teachers for Eklavya Model Residential Schools

Improving teachers' training and building the national digital library were spoken of by FM Sitharaman  

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Union Budget 2023-24: 157 new nursing colleges, research facilities in ICMR labs

The Union Budget for 2023-24 (April 2023 to March 2024) would be the first regular budget after the COVID-19 shock and amid global geopolitical developments

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Gender Parity Improving: Higher education enrollment for women up by 1 crore in FY-21

Gross Enrollment Ratios (GER) improved in primary and upper-primary schools for both boys and girls, with the GER for girls being higher than boys

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Union Budget 2023-24: Ahead of today's session, let's look at few highlights for education sector from last year

This will be the last full budget of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government before the next general elections are held in 2024

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BBC documentary screening: Watching it is "not a crime", says AIDSO

Additionally, she said the attitude of the BJP government towards crushing the free press and media is a blatant use of power against democratic practices

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Naragund, Karnataka: Education department officials talk about exams with students, parents over tea

The officials say that they are now visiting students who have scored fewer marks in Class IX and they have made a team of teachers to advise them  

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Intermediate Public Exam, Telangana: Why few teachers are against online evaluation system

Additionally, TSBIE has also launched a complaint against Madhusudan Reddy in Begum Bazar Police Station alleging that Reddy entered the board office and threatened officers 

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SOA University signs MoU with L&T to provide training and placement to students

The MoU signed on January 30, aims to provide professional training, internship and placement to Engineering students

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Class XII student stabbed outside Delhi school, CCTV footage under review

The victim has been identified as Mohan, an 18-year-old boy from Kalkaji school, and a resident of JJ camp in Okhla

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President Murmu says dropout rate of schoolgirls has declined; lauds gov't schemes

She especially praised the construction of separate toilets and a scheme related to sanitary pads for the decrease in the number of dropouts

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Uttar Pradesh: Admission to Atal Residential Schools begins soon; classes to start in July

An entrance exam will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admission to Atal schools

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After Director, KR Narayan Film Institute's Chairman Adoor Gopalakrishnan resigns

Gopalakrishnan, while announcing his resignation at a press conference, supported the former director of the institute, Shankar Mohan

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Union Budget 2023-24: Need more spending on technology, education loans, say experts

The Union Budget 2023-24 will be presented on February 1, Wednesday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will deliver the budget speech in Parliament

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G20 delegates reach IIT Madras to deliberate on Tech in Education! Here are the takes

At IITM, the foreign delegates were welcomed in a traditional way with a ceremonial stole and music

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Jammu and Kashmir: 57 schools and roads named after martyrs as per LG's order

"Sanction is hereby accorded to the naming of infrastructure assets after the martyrs, eminent personalities," the order reads

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Odisha: 250 farmers facilitated to attend AGRIVISION 2023 conference by Krishi Vigyan Kendra officials by Centurion University

The conference was attended by 500 international and national scientists, researchers, and students, who participated both in person and virtually

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Coach Calling: Sexual harassment and dealing with the aftermath

The coach advises you to take the DIP.  Document everything, Involve yourself and Prepare yourself

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ICAI CA Foundation Results 2022 likely to be out by February 3 or 4. Keep an eye

The ICAI CA Foundation December exam 2022 was conducted between December 14 to December 20, 2022, at various exam centres across the country

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Kota suicide: NEET aspirant hangs himself in hostel room

According to a four to five-page handwritten note recovered from Singh's room, he was disturbed, said circle officer of the area DSP Shankar Lal

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Andhra Pradesh: Contract of lecturers ends today, three months before academic year concludes

The contract which started each June lasted till the end of April only, after 10 months contract will be concluded and then will be renewed

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Afghan girl students barred from sitting for university entrance exams; students demand visas, scholarships

Earlier, e-Emergency X-Misc Visa for students from Afghanistan who were enrolled in Indian universities was rejected by the Indian government

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Over 130 students of BR Ambedkar gurukul in Palnadu, Guntur fall sick due to food poisoning

Considering the requests of parents, officials announced today, Tuesday, January 31 as a holiday for both the school and the hostel 

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Kerala: Over 100 students fall ill in Wayanad school; state health department officials conduct inspection

The team collected drinking water samples from the institution and sent them for a test at the Kozhikode Regional Public Health Lab

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Tribal student from Kerala excels in CLAT; bags admission in NUALS, Kochi

To recall, last year, V Vinodhini, of Mele Mulli Tribal Settlement at Chavadiyoor in Attappadi, had secured admission at Government Law College