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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

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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

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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


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

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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

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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 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

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

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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

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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

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Mid Day Meals resume in Karnataka from October 21, children back to schools after Dasara holidays

Recently, the Kerala Government also stated that they would provide meals to children in schools from November 1  

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As many as 17 students from IIT BHU selected for UPSC this year, surpassing their own record

The institute in Varanasi has been nurturing bright students in all fields. This is how they are contributing to the field of Civil Services as well

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Nine assistant professors appointed to Kapaleeswarar College under TN's Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department

Earlier, an announcement was made in the Assembly that ten Arts and Science colleges would be set up by the HR & CE department

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#ReopenSchoolsColleges: Left students protest outside Education Ministry against NEP, school, college closure

Student bodies like AISA, SFI, DYFI and DSU participated in the protest which was organised by the All India Forum for Right To Education (AIFRTE)

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Why is the Netflix show Squid Game so popular and why is it spawning a protest culture?

For pop content to ignite conversations and strifes about deep-rooted socioeconomic issues is a rare feat. We explore the depth and extent of the Netflix show Squid Game's fame

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Facebook will now demote your Group content if you have violated policies anywhere on the platform

A September update offered detail about content that it demoted as problematic but did not entirely remove, including posts by accounts that had violated its rules in the past

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CBSE releases Class 10 and 12 board exam timetables for minor subjects. Here are the details

The examinations for the major subjects for Class 12 students are scheduled to be held from December 1 to 22. For Class 10 students, the major subject examinations will begin on November 30

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Babu the builder: Here's how this AP headmaster is building village schools, one brick at a time

Sridhar Babu has been presented with many awards but he knows that his work is far from over. This is how he does what he does

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If IITM doesn't reopen Krishna gate in a month, we will break down the wall: Congress MLA Selvaperunthagai

The Congress MLA who represents Sriperumbudur was recently in the news for staging a protest demanding that the IIT Madras administration take down the wall that it had built in front of Krishna Gate 

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Finance professionals can now upskill with Krea University's new diploma in Finance and Analytics with US varsity

The 320-hour programme will be delivered by academicians and practitioners from around the world using multi-modal and interactive learning methods

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Vaccine inequity in several poor nations will drag the COVID-19 pandemic to 2022, says WHO

The vast majority of COVID vaccines have been given in high-income or upper-middle-income countries. Africa accounts for just 2.6 per cent of doses administered globally

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Priyanka Gandhi promises smartphones, scooty to female students if Congress wins UP elections

The Congress leader had already announced that her party will give tickets to 40 per cent of women in the coming assembly elections in UP to make them a full-fledged partner in power

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Now you can get an advanced diploma in VR from IIT Madras. Here's how

The key objective is to serve the increased need for highly-skilled professionals in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality (XR) and Haptics technology

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Here's how this Indian EdTech partnering with LaLiga can help you win a free trip to Spain

Hero Vired learners and their family members will have access to LaLiga football workshops and masterclasses organised by professional LaLiga coaches

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Wrestler Ravi Dahiya teams up with Smile Foundation to make online education accessible to the underprivileged

Ravi Dahiya's silver at the Tokyo Olympics has made him the apple of India's eyes. We talk to him about his association with Smile Foundation, the importance of education and sports

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India will celebrate 100 crore COVID vaccine doses with 100 lit monuments. Here's how

This will be a tribute to health professionals, frontline workers, scientists, vaccine manufacturers and the citizens of the country who bravely fought the pandemic

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CU-CET Results 2021 declared by NTA: Here's how you can check your score and download scorecard

Earlier, the NTA had released a provisional answer key and candidates were supposed to file their objections against the answers provided only by October 5, 2021 until 11.50 pm

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Maharashtra CET Cell likely to declare MBA CET 2021 results today. Here's how to check your results

Around 15 per cent of seats in the top MBA colleges in Maharashtra are reserved for all India category candidates and the rest seats are for the candidates who qualify in CET and other exams  

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Telangana CPGET 2021 results to be announced at 3:30 pm today. Here's how you can check it

The Common Post Graduate Entrance Tests (CPGET) 2021 was attempted by as many as 78,312 candidates this year alone. Here are all the details

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#Netaji125: Here's how students of India will commemorate Netaji Subash Chandra Bose today

This year is being celebrated as the 125th birth anniversary of the great national leader and this is what the Government of India has in store for students

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Mission Admission: Over 52k students secure admission to Delhi University. Last day of admission under third cut-off today

The cut-offs to popular courses, however, remained on the higher side. Thursday will be the last day for students to apply under the third cut-off list

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India logs 18,454 new COVID-19 cases, 12 lakh tests in the last 24 hours

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.48 per cent, which is also less than three per cent for last 52 days. Total tests conducted since the onset of the pandemic amount to more than 59.57 crores

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Puducherry cricket coach booked under POCSO for sexually harassing 16-year-old girl cricketer

The case was booked following a complaint by an aspiring 16-year-old girl cricketer who complained to the Childline that Thamaraikkannan, who was coaching her, misbehaved with her

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India scripts history: PM Modi on country reaching 100 crore COVID-19 vaccination mark

India's COVID-19 vaccination drive was launched on January 16, 2021. Initially, the vaccination was opened for Health Care Workers (HCWs) only

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Kerala government warns strict action against college teachers conducting private tuition

Principals of aided colleges have been directed to submit reports of such instances to the Deputy Director of Collegiate Education

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Here's why the National Medical Commission wants medical colleges and hospitals to regulate antibiotic use

The communiqué, sent by Bhushan to the NMC last week meanwhile also asked the regulator to amend the current medicine syllabus with clear norms on when not to prescribe antibiotics for patients

IMA team demonstrating and training CRP at JT College in Gadag (Pic: Express)

IMA teaches CPR to school, college students and teachers in Karnataka's Gadag

On Tuesday, the IMA organised a programme at KLE Society's Jagadguru Tontadarya College where a total of 180 students and 15 teachers learnt the technique

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Global warming, climate change might be causing increased health issues, finds Lancet study

Compared to the last Lancet report, “this one is the sobering realisation that we're going completely in the wrong direction”

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Rajasthan Shocker: Class 7 student thrashed to death by teacher for not completing homework

The student was rushed to Sujangarh hospital in an unconscious state where doctors declared him brought dead. The police said that the accused teacher Manoj has been detained

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Here's how the govt is planning to take science to districts that too in your mother tongue

Languages chosen in this phase are — Kashmiri, Dogri, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali, Maithili besides Hindi and English

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Banned from social media, Trump builds own social media platform TRUTH Social

In addition to the app, which is expected to soft-launch next month, with a nationwide rollout early next year, the company says it is planning a video-on-demand service