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How UoH is preparing for a surge in COVID cases on campus: Hostels, messes for infected students and isolation care 

While the University of Hyderabad (UoH) is preparing as much as it can, university authorities have been urging students to go home 

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DC orders reopening of schools in Mysuru from January 24; parents question haste as third wave rages on

The order comes against the backdrop of Primary and Secondary Education Minister BC Nagesh's instruction on the reopening of schools across all districts except those in Bengaluru

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Names of 14 NEET-qualified students go missing in UT list costing them JIPMER admission, Puducherry writes to DGHS

The students found that their names were missing from the list of Puducherry domicile students who would get admission under the Puducherry quota in the JIPMER MBBS course

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Delhi Women's Commission issues notice to JNU, says ICC does not have proper student representation

Apart from asking about several details regarding GCASH and ICC, the DWC has also ordered the varsity to provide a detailed action report in the matter of the recent alleged sexual assault on campus

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This English teacher in Telangana helped his pupils blossom into poets; here's what their new collection of poetry looks like

The book, written by 24 students of State Model School and Junior College in Nandipet, was recently released by Nizamabad's MLC, K Kavitha and Collector, C Narayana Reddy

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Double the JRF, NET, fellowship slots for SC, ST, OBC? That is what a letter to Education Minister Pradhan says

The reason cited by the All India OBC Students Association (AIOBCSA) was that there was a combined examination for December 2020 and July 2021 sessions

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JNU is vaccinating students, staff in special camp. Here is what you need to know

The vaccination camp is being organised by the New Delhi District Administration on three days this month 

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Started in the 80s and discarded, Hyderabad's Osmania University to revive their Civil Services Academy to offer free coaching to students

Likely to begin operations next month, this academy will focus on imparting free coaching to aspirants of Civil Services and soon, will expand to coaching for other exams as well  

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Unrelenting caseload forces Uttar Pradesh to extend closure of schools and colleges

As per an announcement on January 16, schools and colleges were supposed to stay shut until Jan 23. With the state failing to control the rise in COVID cases, they will now stay shut until Jan 30

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Survey finds 62% parents in Maharashtra unwilling to send kids back to school despite BMC's green light

Parents are of the opinion that schools should reopen only after the Total Positivity Rate (TRP) falls below five per cent in the state. Currently, the TRP is hovering at around 23.4 per cent

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IIT Madras gets a mobile detection facility for COVID-19. Here's how it can help those in remote areas

The van can travel to areas that are difficult to access, perform sample collection plus, process and analyse samples in real-time

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What The FAQ: Why is the new 5G rollout causing trouble for airline industries in the US?

There is a new problem in the air and it has nothing to do with COVID-19. It's 5G vs airlines now. Here's what is happening in the US of A

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Why is VTU insisting on offline exams and how are the students taking the decision?

The varsity is being accused of not caring for the safety and well-being of students and their families; even COVID-positive students are being asked to write offline exams

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AP schools see no development under Mana Badi - Nadu Nedu scheme months after launch

Construction of compound walls for schools in the first phase, taken up under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, remained incomplete

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Give COVID vaccine boosters to the most vulnerable first: WHO appeals to countries

Last year, WHO pleaded with rich countries to declare a moratorium on offering booster doses until the end of 2021, an appeal that went almost entirely ignored

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What happened on January 22: Look what took off in the world of flights and say hello to Apple's Macintosh

The day saw the introduction of landmarks in the field of civil aviation and computing, namely, the Boeing 747 and Macintosh 128K, respectively

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A total of 194 schools want to be affiliated with Sainik School Society: Ministry of Defence

Once schools submit their application forms, their evaluation will be carried out by a School Evaluation Committee at the district level and the report will be submitted to the Sainik School Society

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Online semester exams for all TN colleges from February 1 to 20, says Higher Education Minister

Earlier, the government had announced that schools would remain closed till January 31. The government had also postponed the exams that were scheduled from January 19

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Delhi government to conduct a large-scale study to understand COVID pandemic impact on school children

Sisodia said that the Happiness Curriculum has played an important role in maintaining the mental and emotional well-being of students in Delhi government schools

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Education Ministry establishes cell to monitor implementation of reservation policies at IISER, IISc

The situation in terms of empty OBC posts is worse in IISc where 89.76 % of posts reserved for them remain vacant, i.e. 272 out of the total 303 posts for OBC candidates are vacant at IISc

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Despite Karnataka edu minster's statement, SSLC students skeptical about exams due to COVID, syllabus issues

The Kalyana Karnataka region has historically not fared well in the SSLC exams and the woes brought upon by the pandemic are creating severe exam anxiety amongst students

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UoH hostellers to face disciplinary hearing for stopping surprise "raids" at odd hours

The SFI UoH unit president, Sahana Pradeep, said that the hostel rule book gives excess powers to the authorities, such as conducting "raids" whenever they wish to

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No 'Corona Pass' for school students this year: BC Nagesh says students will have to write exams if they wish to be promoted

The minister referred to reports suggesting a decline in COVID-19 cases towards the end of February and hinted that the virus should not pose a threat to the SSLC exams scheduled for late March

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NEET 2021: Chidambaram asks PM Modi to read SC's analysis on reservation in OBC quota case

The Supreme Court on Thursday, January 20, said that merit should be socially contextualised and reconceptualised as an instrument that advances social goods that society values like equality

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After meeting Telangana Edu Minister, TRSMA "confident" schools will reopen by January 31

Members of Telangana Recognised School Management Association (TRSMA) met Minister of Education Sabitha Indra Reddy and this is what was discussed   

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upGrad launches online community portal exclusively for its alumni. Here's what it will offer

upGrad feels that it is their due responsibility to empower its learners with the very best of career-driven services   

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Calicut Uni in the eye of the storm for allegedly slacking off on completing museum for celebrated Malayalam writer VM Basheer

In the works for six years now, the museum has not been completed despite the varsity being handed over the state-funded building; officials now claim that COVID-19 was the reason behind the delay

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UoH, TCS sign 'strategic alliance' to foster innovation in next-gen communication and tech

The MoU is tailored to facilitate the development of high-performance, secure, intelligent, cognitive and sustainable next-generation technologies

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UPSC Civil Services exam: SC refuses to entertain plea claiming violation of reservation ceiling

The court also warned the petitioner's lawyer that it will dismiss it with a cost and said that the court did not see any point to hear the counsel any further

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Bihar Principal collects 'fee' to pass students in Class X, XII examinations, students launch protest

The students claimed that the principal had taken money from students earlier this week and some students have made video clips of it as well

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Here's how you can manage to crack the UPSC while you work full-time

It might be challenging, but it’s an achievable ambition. All aspirants get only 24 hours in a day, so how they spend every hour determines their final result

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Self-learning to define education post-pandemic? AP varsity is launching an online programme

Guntur district Collector Vivek Yadav said it was a visionary approach to offer UG and PG courses to students through Vignan University Online

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Throwback Today: What happened on January 21? Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura were born

The day marks the beginning of supersonic travel in human history and the granting of state status to three territories of India. Find out which

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Vinay Sahasrabudhe to lecture at VBU: Why teachers and students don't want him there

Dr Sahasrabuddhe will deliver a lecture on “India: A Soft Power” virtually on January 21. SFI said that Dr Bidyut Chakrabarty has been inviting only BJP leaders on campus 

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What The FAQ: Why will Amar Jawan Jyoti "merge" with National War Memorial flame at 3:30 pm today?

Amar Jawan Jyoti holds a special place in every Indians' heart, but would no longer be "eternal". Here's more about the merger which is to take place at 3:30 pm today

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This app helps young parents feel confident caring for their infants. Here's how

There was also an association with how often parents used the app and their reported level of confidence caring for their baby

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What is Google's new product, Project Iris, all about? Here's all you need to know

The device is reportedly still in early development, is powered by a custom Google processor, and runs on Android

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WB Education Minister Bratya Basu appointed chairman of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi

Appointments in Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi are made only after the governor gives his assent to the names recommended by the state government

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COVID-19 Update: India sees 3.47 new cases, 703 deaths in 24 hours

The active cases have increased to 20,18,825, the highest in 235 days, while the death toll has climbed to 4,88,396 with 703 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated

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Zero tolerance towards violence: JNU admin issues advisory asking for help with molestation case on campus

Calling it a "reprehensible incident", the advisory from the registrar's office said that they reiterate their resolve to ensure zero tolerance of such crimes

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With no franchise arrangement between EdTechs and colleges, how will it affect edu start-up ecosystem?

Vice-Chairman of AICTE, an EdTech-focussed VC firm and a CEO of an EdTech weigh in on what has happened and what can possibly happen 

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Unpacking Telangana's fee regulation issue: How to curb rampant profiteering by private schools in the name of fees

Here's what Chairman of the Prof Tirupati Rao Committee for fee regulation, Prof Tirupati Rao and former member of HSPA has to say about the decision of Telangana's cabinet to regulate fees

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K'taka launches Asia's largest animation, visual effects CoE in B'luru to make learning easier

Minister for Electronics, IT, BT and Higher Education, Dr C N Ashwath Narayan, on Thursday launched the centre, which is being termed as a pioneering hi-tech digital media hub

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Centre waiting on 'scientific evidence' to start vaccinating children under 15 years of age

The Central govt has informed that 72% of India's adult population is fully vaccinated whereas around 52% of children in the 15-18 years old age group have been inoculated with the first dose

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Maharashtra decides to reopen schools from January 24 as COVID cases take a dive

The move comes after many children issued direct appeals on social media to CM Thackeray and other officials regarding their desire to return to school

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Centre bows to protest, restores permissible percentage of non-medical teachers in medical colleges

When the NMC replaced the Medical Council of India, the permissible percentage of non-medical teachers was reduced significantly in some departments, and removed entirely from others

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K'taka education minister calls hijab row "political", says it's being played up as elections approach

If students start coming to educational institutions in half-dresses, do we have to allow them, asks Karnataka's education minister

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IIM Tiruchy to hold virtual personal interviews for admissions into nine IIMs

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused the cancellation of the written test that succeeds CAT and personal interviews are also being conducted in the virtual mode now

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DUTA calls AAP's edu model a farce, continues to demand payment of salaries in 12 Delhi govt-funded colleges

The DUTA said that the teaching staff, non-teaching employees and contractual workers of the 12 Delhi government-funded colleges of DU have two to six months of salary pending

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Four govt schools get the ax in Udupi district as parents transfer children to private schools

The shortage of teachers is also said to be one of the reasons behind parents avoiding government schools as in some areas of the district, there are about 473 vacancies in 650 government schools

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Amrita University hosts pan-Asia forum on urgent need for universal healthcare

With the pandemic upending healthcare services in many communities, the time seems ripe for a discussion on building robust, non-negotiable healthcare networks in line with the UN's SDG

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Hybrid education is the future: HP India study sheds light on long term impact of online learning during the pandemic

With the spotlight on the digital divide, the respondents did not seem to think that learning loss had impacted them in any way, with students preferring online education due to time saved for hobbies

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Budget 2022: AIOBCSA urges FM Sitharaman to address edu issues of OBCs, list ten demands in letter

But why should the government spend more on OBCs? All India OBC Students Association (AIOBCSA) said that the allocations have historically been less for OBCs

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BGU's placement diaries: Rs 22 lakh is the highest CTC offered to students this year 

The highlight of the placement at Birla Global University (BGU) was that students bagged overseas jobs in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar. 

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Reservation is not at odds with merit: Why Supreme Court allowed 27 per cent OBC quota in medical courses

The top court emphasised that judicial intervention at this stage will further delay the admission process this year, and it would also trigger litigation

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What The FAQ: Exploring tennis star Sania Mirza's career graph in the wake of her retirement announcement

We delve into the life and achievements of renowned tennis star Sania Mirza who recently called time on her tennis career. Here's more about her

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Madhya Pradesh board's latest toll-free helpline will assist students in handling exam stress

The helpline will also inform the student about important notifications and instructions about the exams along with career counselling and much more

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Karnataka shuts five schools and a college in Mangaluru after spike in COVID cases

Dakshina Kannada deputy commissioner K V Rajendra said that if more than five individuals are found infected in a campus, such schools and colleges will be temporarily closed

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COVID-19 Update: India logs 3.17 lakh Coronavirus cases, highest in 249 days

The active cases rose to 19,24,051, the highest in 234 days, while the death toll climbed to 4,87,693 with 491 fresh fatalities

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COVID not a reason anymore: Andhra Pradesh High Court refuses to postpone BEd exams

The judge observed that COVID has become a part of everyday life, and stating it as a pretext, students’ interest can not be jeopardised

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Meet Neha Thomas. The Vizianagaram girl set to take part in Republic Day parade in Delhi

Neha Thomas, a second-year computer science undergraduate student, was selected for the Republic Day Parade scheduled on January 26

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Illam Thedi Kalvi's Coimbatore volunteers pin their hopes on Rs 1,000 honorarium for daily expenses

ITK was subsequently implemented in twelve districts before it was launched in Chennai in December

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What happened on January 20: Kamala Harris sworn in as US Vice-President and how India celebrated it

Also, some very famous words were uttered by former US President John F Kennedy and surely, you know them too!

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Andhra Pradesh's Rajiv Gandhi Tech University invites students back on campus from January 23

The VC emphasised that all campuses under it should maintain a clean and hygienic environment — both in the hostels and in the academic blocks

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East Delhi Municipal Corporation to fire school teachers absent for more than five years

This process will also help EDMC identify the gap between the sanctioned strength of teachers and the actual strength

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No more separate admission criteria at CMC Vellore, SC tells them to only follow TN govt's minority list for PG seats

The institution not only argued that seat-sharing methodology, as communicated by the state government, be disallowed, but also sought approval for its own method of selecting students

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Schools in Mumbai may reopen on January 27 but what about the rest of Maharashtra?

Earlier this week, the World Bank's Global Education Director Jaime Saavedra had made the headlines where he criticised the closure of schools by governments around across the country and elsewhere

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E-Canteen Fundas: Goals set? Great, now work backwards and chart a plan to achieve it 

To set team goals right, drill back from a long term vision and you’ll connect to a goal that stretches the team and drives every member of the team towards achieving its potential

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KIIT campus placement: BTech students receive over 4k job offers from 270 companies 

More than 3,000 students received single placement offers, while the top 1,500 students were placed in dream companies with an average CTC of Rs 8.10 lakh per annum

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UNICEF praises Kerala's dedication to education during COVID, CM Vijayan points to collective efforts of parents, teachers

UNICEF said that Kerala is the only state where nearly everyone who used remote learning said that the government has provided adequate resources for it

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Sensitisation the only way? After molestation on campus, here's what JNU profs think of security lapses

The JNUTA on January 19 said that the environment on campus was deteriorating fast "with respect to security in general and that of women in particular"

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Delhi gov't instructs schools to share documents sought by Juvenile Justice Boards and Child Welfare Committees

The directive by the government comes after the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights said it was facing difficulties in rehabilitation

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AP government leaves no strings attached in bid to raise Rs 6,300 crore to build school infrastructure

The state government urgently requires over Rs 6,300 crore to ramp up infrastructure in schools for implementing the National Education Policy-2020

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BHU starts first-ever MA Hindu Studies course in India with 45 students. Here's what will be taught

The course will be conducted from the Bharat Adhyayan Kendra and will "make the world aware of many unknown aspects of Hindu Dharma," said the Rector, Dr VK Shukla 

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Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship signs MoU with IGNOU to link vocational education, training with higher education

Through the collaboration, students will get an opportunity to join the three-year degree programme of IGNOU. The MoU is initially for a period of 10 years, subject to renewal on mutual agreement

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What The FAQ: Tableaux trivia and controversy, changes and all you need to know about Republic Day 2022

Soon, Republic Day 2022 celebrations will be underway and before we plunge into it, here's what is creating all the right, and the wrong, noise about the day

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Madhya Pradesh Board releases pre-Board exam timetable for Classes 10 and 12. Here's the schedule

The exam will be conducted from January 20 in remote mode with the question paper and answer sheets provided to students one day in advance

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Tamil Nadu to try to make Mathematics easier for middle school students using short videos. Here's how

The state Education Department is planning to implement the Magizh Kanitham in 6,948 government middle schools across Tamil Nadu with immediate effect

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Digital Divide: Fear of dropout strikes again in Chennai corporation schools after being shut down

Some school principals pointed out that subjects like English and Mathematics can pose a major challenge for those students who are deprived of internet services

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What happened on January 19: When the first PC virus was unleashed and some good news from Mars

In a bid to protect their medical software, two brothers developed a virus. This is how it went totally out of control

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It's rape, not molestation: JNU students give Delhi Police 40 hours to nab culprit

The students marched from the North Gate to the Vasant Kunj Police Station after protesting at the gate

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University exams in Madhya Pradesh will be held in-person: MP's Higher Education Minister Mohan Yadav

Yadav said that conducting in-person exams is better than offering arbitrary pass marks and promotions

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All schools and colleges are back in lockdown in Puducherry as COVID cases rise

Puducherry reported 2,093 fresh COVID cases and three deaths on the same day as the announcement

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Supreme Court asks Centre to explain allowing only 19 women in defence academies

The Bench said it understands that not all fields are open for women candidates in defence forces and that there will not be an equal number of men and women immediately

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Nearly 250 unaided private schools in Uttar Pradesh oppose govt's ban on fee hike, say no money to pay dues

The association has sent a letter to Aradhana Shukla, the Additional Chief Secretary (Secondary Education), seeking permission to hike fees

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COVID-19: Over 23K candidates appearing for GATE demand postponement of exam starting from Feb 4

This year, the exam will be held by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur till February 13. The result of the exam will be declared on March 17

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JNU PhD student who was walking on campus near VC's house molested by biker

The incident happened near the Vice-Chancellor's residence, said JNU Students' Union President Aishe Ghosh

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#WhatTheFAQ: So, is the asteroid twice the size of Burj Khalifa that's going to fly by Earth today dangerous?

NASA has been keeping track of the orbit of this particular asteroid for a long time now and these are the conclusions it has arrived at

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Telangana govt plans to convert all schools under it into English medium, regulate fees at pvt institutions

The cabinet gave its nod to the Mana Vooru Mana Badi (Our Village, Our School) scheme, which costs Rs 7,289 crore and aims to improve infrastructure and quality of education in government schools

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Army's help brings major improvements in government school near LoC in J-K's Poonch

Efforts were made to bring the school at par with national standards, despite the school being on the LoC  

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These Bengaluru students have the right solution to ensure that crops aren't over-irrigated

The duo has created a programme that aims to save water by automating the process of watering plants based on the moisture content of the soil, thereby avoiding overwatering

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Bengali cartoonist, writer and illustrator Narayan Debnath passes away

He was the creator of characters like Bantul the Great, Handa Bhonda, Nante Fonte and Bahadur Beral

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COVID-19: Third wave has reached its peak in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, says IIT Kanpur professor

He further said that southern states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu will see the current wave peak next week

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BHU scientists find cure for chronic wounds. Here's how they managed it 

The team led by Prof Gopal Nath of the department of Microbiology said that wounds that took months and years to heal, could now be cured in days or months

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Rajasthan Board starts Class VIII Board exam registration process. Here's where to register

The last date to register for the exam on the official website of the RBSE is January 31

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UGC and AICTE say 'franchise arrangement' between colleges and EdTech companies not permissible

Both the bodies advised students and parents to check the recognition status of any programme on their websites before enrolling in any course

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NEET-PG 2022 registration begins. Last date to apply for it is February 4

The interested candidates must fill the application form at the earliest as the test centres will be allotted on the first-come-first-serve-basis

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CBSE begins Science Challenge for students of classes 8 to 10. Here's how to enter 

The challenge will be available in both Hindi and English from January 17 to February 28 on the DIKSHA platform

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What happened on January 18: When Wikipedia blacked out for 24 hours and where Yahoo got its name from

Here's how some of the most important members of the internet protested against two bills that seemed like they would infringe upon freedom of speech