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Delhi HC seeks report on making DU’s Law Centre disabled friendly

Meanwhile, DU submitted that it has taken various steps to ensure that the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act are complied with

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Assam government to set up libraries across state

The move is expected to promote reading and increase the availability of latest books and study resources for the children

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Current period is golden period for country's youth: JNU vice-chancellor at CUG

The fifth convocation ceremony of Gujarat Central University was held on December 8 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat with JNU VC Santisree Pandit being the chief guest of the ceremony

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Karnataka: Two suspended for sexually harassing girl students in school

The suspended teachers have been identified as headmaster Nagaraj Kori and assistant teacher Shanthakumar

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Odisha: Water Resource Department Engineers to be trained at IIT Roorkee

As many as 176 engineers will be trained at IIT Roorkee for six days, and it will be held in January

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UPSC: 63% of the candidates recommended by UPSC for CSE (Mains) are Engineers

The statistics further showed that 1,033 candidates came from Humanities background, 315 from Science and 240 Medical graduates

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Gender Parity Index declines in Delhi’s HEIs, shows data

On the other hand, the number of female students per 100 male students in important educational programmes in Delhi has shown a rise

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Afghanistan: Girl students urge Taliban to lift ban on secondary education for girls

More than 800 days have passed since the Taliban announced the closure of schools for girls studying above Class VI in Afghanistan

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Karnataka has seventh-highest number of school dropouts; experts react

Karnataka’s dropout rate has worried experts who want the authorities to take proactive steps and organise larger awareness campaigns to bring children back to school

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DU Teachers' Association expresses concern over displacement of ad-hoc teachers

This was the third such joint press conference held by various teachers’ groups. The first was held soon after the death of Hindu College's ad-hoc teacher, Samarveer Singh

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ISB Data Science Summit 2023: Emerging generative AI projects discussed 

Professor Madan Pillutla, Dean, ISB inaugurated the event and spoke of the importance of further research in the emerging areas of artificial intelligence and generative AI

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Top 10 universities of the world: How many students apply, how many get in, acceptance rate

A look at how many students apply to the top 10 universities in the world, and how many actually get in  

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"Make travel plans soon after visa comes through": RMIT Australia student's tips on admissions abroad

"Make sure you meet the requirements for the visa and have all the required paperwork...," shares the student

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"If you get rejected, see it as redirection": LSE student's advice on applying to varsities, visa & more

"Focus on what your university offers, their career hub, the teaching styles, what the professors are teaching...," says the student 

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Types of offer letters from universities abroad: Conditional, unconditional, deferred 

Here are the kinds of offer letters applicants get from universities, if they get selected for a course at a higher education institute abroad   

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Nation grows when students grow: TN Governor RN Ravi at Anant National University convocation 

The convocation ceremony also recognised 36 outstanding students with awards across as many as 14 categories

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Curbing screen time: Strategies to empower Indian students

Setting guidelines and regulations for screen time usage within educational institutions can provide a structured environment that fosters healthy digital habits

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Assam gov’t to introduce textbooks in tribal languages

The administration has been finalising the plan for introducing these languages as a medium of teaching in the foundational and preparatory phases of school education

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Karnataka: Kannada, English to be taught in madrasas, announced CM Siddharamaiah

There are a total of 1,265 madrasas registered with the Waqf Board in the state. Out of these, the plan will be implemented in 100 madrasas to 5,000 children on a pilot basis

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Congress MP urges gov’t to take steps against caste-based discrimination in HEIs

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Suresh raised concerns about the data revealing that around 13,500 students belonging to SC, ST and OBC categories have dropped out

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Haryana: Gov’t school principal arrested for sexual assault in Kaithal district

The complaint was lodged by a student of Class XII who said the accused used to misbehave with her and three others of her class

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AMU: Medical student injured in crossfire; institute to evacuate “illegal occupants” from hostels

The incident took place on Wednesday, December 6, when the two groups allegedly open fired at each other near the Maulana Azad Library on the campus premises

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NMC new notice further clears air for Ukraine, Philippines-returned FMGs; students react

"Now, everything is crystal clear. There are no doubts," said Deepak Kumar, a 2021-batch student from Ternopil National Medical University, Ukraine who has returned to India under Operation Ganga

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How does UK's Family Visa crackdown impact students?

The move will especially affect lower-income people with British citizenship, students and young professionals

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MLRIT organises SIP Yatra 2023 to enhance awareness of Intellectual Property Rights 

The programme involved multiple panel discussions and sessions from numerous field experts and expert lectures

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“No need to have 'tribal' prefix in university names”: Lok Sabha MP

The Lok Sabha took up a bill for the establishment of the Sammakka Sarakka Central Tribal University in Telangana on Wednesday

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Canada to double the cost-of-living requirement for international students

Ahead of the September 2024 intake, measures, including limiting visas, will be taken to ensure that designated learning institutions provide adequate student support as part of the academic experienc

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Parents worried about smartphones straining familial bonds, study shows

The study, titled 'Impact of Smartphones on Parent-Child Relationship,' noted that 91% of children feel lonelier than ever before because of their parents' smartphone usage

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Telangana: 16 students fall sick after consuming mid-day meal

Out of these, 12 students are now in stable condition, while the remaining four are dealing with diarrhoea, vomiting, and stomach pain

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Non-NET fellowship: Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor raises issue in parliament; demand hike in fellowship

The non-NET researchers in India get a stipend of Rs 8,000 a month, with a contingency of Rs 10,000 an annum for science subjects and Rs 8,000 for humanities and social sciences

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Karnataka Gov't Service aspirants start online petition against KPSC recruitment process

The aspirants stressed the need for transparency, efficiency and accountability in the recruitment process by KPSC

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Where does one begin finding student accommodation abroad? UniAcco offers tips 

Seek advice from experts who can help you find reliable accommodation, protect against scams, and navigate the rental process

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Pursuing higher education abroad: Last-minute tips to find accommodation 

University Living and UniAcco offer some sound suggestions when it comes to finding accommodation abroad in the eleventh hour

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Pursuing higher education abroad: Off-campus accommodation options of various kinds 

Students can choose from a wide range of options available to them. Let's take a look at a few of them

Energy Storage Conclave at IIT Roorkee in line with national needs of electric vehicles, renewable integration and grid storage | (Pic: IIT Roorkee)

IIT Roorkee hosts Energy Storage Conclave; over 600 experts participate 

The conference was inaugurated by the chief guest Padma Bhushan Dr VK Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog

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AI can revolutionise Indian education: A landscape of opportunities and challenges

The journey towards a future where AI empowers both teachers and students to achieve their full potential has just begun

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Cyclone Michaung: How students can navigate education in its aftermath 

By adopting these strategies, students in Chennai can navigate the aftermath of Cyclone Michaung and emerge stronger

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“Need to bring changes in education system for inclusive development”: President Murmu

The president urged managers, educationists and organisational heads to connect Indian management studies with Indian companies, consumers and society

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Education Minister Pradhan urges Odisha CM to implement PM-USHA scheme

The PM-USHA Scheme is an important step of the central government towards implementing the vision of NEP 2020, the letter said

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Maharashtra Congress commends governor’s plea to change school timings

Leader of Opposition Vijay Wadettiwar said that various parties have been raising this demand for several years, but the state government failed to heed it

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Calcutta High Court to hear Bengal school jobs cases on January 9

The petitioners have claimed WBSSC selection process was vitiated, and appointments were made in these categories through inappropriate means

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Internet connectivity in government schools improved from 5.5% to 24.2% in four years

Only Puducherry, Chandigarh and Delhi recorded 100 per cent internet connectivity in government schools according to the Union Ministry of Education

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Delhi: Winter break in schools shortened to six days; to begin on January 1

Earlier, winter vacation for the academic session 2023-24 was scheduled to take place from January 1 to January 15 in Delhi schools

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UGC approves guidelines for introducing short-term courses. Here are the highlights

The HEIs can consider offering short-term skill development courses from as many as 29 areas listed in the draft including Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Robotics, and more

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Goa: School bus overturns; 14 school children injured

The incident took place near Balli village today, Thursday morning, when a school bus carrying 34 students was on its way to Cuncolim United Higher Secondary School

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Cyclone Michaung: Tamil Nadu closes schools and colleges in four districts

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has arrived in Tamil Nadu today, December 7, to assess the prevailing flood situation in the wake of Cyclone Michaung

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Odisha state universities yet to set up students grievance redressal committees; UGC gives deadline

UGC Secretary Manish R Joshi has recently written to vice-chancellors of all the universities to comply with the UGC regulations and also appoint ombudspersons on or before December 31

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Telangana State Legal Services Authority offers assistance to displaced Manipuri students

The authority issued a public notice in this regard on Thursday, December 7, on the instructions of the Supreme Court

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Thiruvananthapuram: PG doctor dies by suicide over demand for dowry

Shahana, a 27-year-old postgraduate medical student, was found dead in her apartment near the MCH on Monday night, December 4

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Osmania University student leaders intercept vehicle carrying former minister's files

The incident has raised serious concerns among the student community and members of the public, prompting calls for a detailed investigation into the matter

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Tamil Nadu: 28-year-old arrested for assaulting PG medical student at GRH; protests ensue

The Government Rajaji Hospital Police arrested 28-year-old R Praveen Kumar of Keerathurai on Wednesday in connection with the case

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Karnataka Residential Educational Institutions Society reports 92 student suicides in five years 

Stressing the need for detailed investigations into such deaths, the committee recommended that the government seek information from parents

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IIM Bangalore to host Indian Strategy Conference with IIM Ahmedabad, ISB Hyderabad

The India Strategy Conference 2023 will also feature cultural festivities at the iconic IIM Bangalore campus

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University of Melbourne ranks ninth in QS Sustainability Rankings

University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Professor Duncan Maskell said the latest QS Sustainability Rankings reflect the collaborative efforts of many people across the university

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Education in India: Year-end review 2023. Let's take a look

Addressing issues like gender disparity, access to quality education in rural areas, and the need for increased investment in education are crucial

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Bridging borders: Indian colleges embrace international collaboration

This trend towards internationalisation offers several benefits for Indian students and universities alike

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Former Magadh University VC’s assets attached in money laundering case

The action was taken by ED against Dr Rajendra Prasad, the former vice-chancellor of the Bodh Gaya-based university

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Hyderabad Public School announces Rs 17.5 crore fundraiser as part of its centenary celebrations

The school will be organising a Grand Finale of the centenary celebration between December 24 and 27, 2023

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NCERT does not differentiate between 'India' and 'Bharat': MoS Education

A high-level committee for social sciences constituted by the NCERT to revise the school curriculum had in October recommended that "India" should be replaced with "Bharat"

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Delhi University withdraws Strategic Plan after backlash from Academic Council members

The strategic plan document will now be revised and reintroduced in the Academic Council, informed  a press release issued by Dr Maya John, Member, Academic Council

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Kerala: SFI protest against the Governor turns violent; police use water cannon

The march was being carried out as a part of the statewide educational strike announced by the Left outfit against the actions of Governor Arif Mohammed Khan

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Hindu College’s 125th anniversary: “Next 25 years important for country’s growth,” says VC Yogesh Singh

  A commemorative postage stamp to mark the college's quasquicentennial celebrations was unveiled by Union Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan

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Delhi LG to set up committee to look into alleged irregularities in 12 DU colleges

Delhi Education Minister Atishi wrote a letter to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday flagging "irregularities" in these 12 colleges

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Number of medical colleges in India up by 82% since 2014: MoS for Health

The number of medical colleges rose from 387 in 2014. MBBS seats went up from 51,348 to 1,08,940 while PG seats surged from 31,185 to 70,674, in the same period

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UGC NET 2023: Last minute preparation tips and strategy for exam

Employ smart revision techniques such as mind maps, flashcards, and concise notes. Visual aids can help in quick recall and reinforce key concepts

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“With collapse of each school, we lose a pillar in foundation of future”: Experts on education during war

Stressing the need to recognise that there are real lives at stake in the war in Gaza and Ukraine, the experts focused on educational recovery, trauma and psycho-social emotional learning

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Delhi University doubles its annual charges second time this year

Several teachers have alleged that it is an attempt to shell out the money to repay interest on Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) loans from students' pocket

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"Will fight for company & our students": BYJU'S Founder as he highlights their five big challenges

The founder was speaking at an interactive leadership huddle attended by 50 leaders on Tuesday, December 5

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Bengaluru police seeks help from CBI to investigate bomb threats to schools

As many as 48 schools in Bengaluru Urban and 20 schools in Bengaluru Rural received bomb threat via emails on Friday, December 1

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IIT Madras: “Decision to dissolve wellness centre taken after extensive deliberation”

ChintaBAR, a student activist collective at IIT Madras recently wrote to the Dean of Students (DoS) raising concerns regarding the dissolution of the wellness centre

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Bengaluru Tech Summit 2023: IIT Kanpur bags awards for best assisted technology initiatives

ATF Awards is India’s first and foremost dedicated flagship awareness initiative for the Assistive Technology ecosystem

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IIM Lucknow, TalentSprint launch Executive General Management programme

The 11-month Executive General Management Program, being offered as part of this collaboration, is designed to equip professionals and executives with the expertise and managerial acumen

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Pursue solutions for water drainage in waterlogged regions: CUTN VC during seminar series

During the event, TVK Rajan, an archaeologist, shared intriguing insights about the prehistoric humans, who once inhabited the banks of what is now known as Kosasthlaiaaru near Chennai.

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MANUU Bhopal likely to be Satellite Campus: VC Prof Syed Ainul Hasan

Prof Noushad Husain, Principal, CTE Bhopal, underscored the pivotal role the college plays in fulfilling the broader mandate of MANUU

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Weather woes: School closures in India 2023 due to cyclone, rainfall, heatwaves and more

As India navigates its changing climate, building resilience into its education system becomes paramount

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Maharashtra Governor suggests change in school timings to help kids get sufficient sleep

Bais said that in recent times, everybody’s sleep patterns have changed, especially kids, resulting in them losing on their minimum ‘sleep quota’

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DU’s Strategic Plan a borrowed idea betraying country's need, says DU Academic Council member

Dr Maya John, Member of the Academic Council alleges that the new strategic plan document for Delhi University has been ‘heavily plagiarised’

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Noida: Students arrested in connection to drug racket sent to jail after interim bail ends

The students were granted interim bail till December 1 by a court in Surajpur on grounds that they had to take their exams which was later extended till December 4

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Students who organised CUSAT fest cannot be blamed for stampede on Nov 25: Kerala HC

The plea was filed by KSU President Alosyious Xavier, who alleged that the incident took place due to the action of university authorities

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Bihar: 446 private schools deregistered due to non-compliance to required parameters

BSEB Chairman Anand Kishore said that the decision was taken during a meeting on Monday evening, December 4

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DU Academic Council, teachers' body write to VC, condemn Minister Atishi's letter to Centre

Atishi wrote the letter to Pradhan flagging "irregularities and procedural lapses involving hundreds of crores of rupees from the public exchequer" in 12 DU colleges

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Karnataka: Second-year PU student dies by suicide in Shivamogga

During the exam, she sought permission to go to the washroom and then jumped off the college building, say sources

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Clash between two student groups at Patna University; four detained

Police recovered a live bomb and a spent cartridge from the Patna University campus; no one was injured in the violence

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Supreme Court allows relocation, online classes for 284 displaced students from Manipur

The petitioners had sought the apex court's direction for allowing them to pursue their studies at other central universities in the country

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KIIT University bags Best Sports Facility award at CII Sports Business Awards 2023

Earlier, KIIT was awarded with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar 2022 by the Government of India

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Meeting with governor over VC appointments fruitful: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

The higher education department has claimed the orders appointing VCs were illegal as the governor had not consulted the department before making the appointments

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Over 13,600 SC, ST, OBC students dropped out of IITs, IIMs, Central Universities: Lok Sabha

Union Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar shared the statistics in a written reply to a query by BSP member in the Lok Sabha, Ritesh Pandey

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Odisha: At least 8 autonomous colleges offer technical courses without AICTE approval

The Higher Education department on Saturday pointed out that the eight autonomous colleges had been violating the AICTE regulations

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Periyar University: SFI condemns involvement of students in exam-related work

The student group raised concerns over university students being given examination-related work by the administration like sorting answer sheets

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Tamil Nadu: Class XI students attack teacher with machete, arrested

Reportedly, the teacher had verbally abused one of the students for coming late to the special class recently

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IISER Bhopal researchers conduct genome-sequencing of Jamun to explain its medical values 

The Jamun genome has a higher number of coding genes resulting from gene duplication events compared to the other two sequenced species from this genus

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NSDC International, Baton Transport, Anywhere Jobs provide skilled Indian drivers to Europe 

Relay driving, a strategy pioneered in India by Mr. Deepak Garg, CEO of Anywhere Jobs, has proven to be a robust solution for addressing the driver shortage and providing enhanced customer service

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Odisha: Of 50 seats, only four students opt for PG in Santali, Language experts explain why

Earlier, Santali was offered as an elective but this year, it has been introduced as an Honours subject in four colleges of Northern Odisha with each college having a minimum of 20 seats

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Queen’s University invests 100 million pounds to meet student’s accommodation demand in Belfast

The range of highly sustainable accommodation, which are being designed to achieve full Passivhaus certification, will create additional places for Queen’s students, staff and their families

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University of Essex strengthens ties with VIT, NMIMS

Professor Anthony Forster, Vice-Chancellor, University of Essex said: “We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Vellore Institute of Technology and NMIMS"

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Industry experts in classrooms: Enhancing learning for students 

In conclusion, having industry insiders become teachers in India is a mutually beneficial arrangement

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Kerala: 32 school students, three teachers lost in forest while trekking rescued

Forest officials from nearby Ranni, Konni, Punalur, Pathanapuram, Kollam, Achankovil, and other regions participated in the search and rescue operations

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Amazon plans to introduce AI, advance coding modules in 100 Karnataka school

"This expansion will impact over 13,000 students in grades six to eight across 30 districts of Karnataka," it said

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IIT Kanpur campus placements: As many as 485 job offered on Day 1

Industry leaders such as Microsoft, Navi, Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, and Deutsche Bank have emerged as the top recruiters