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CBSE awards 22 teachers for their excellence in teaching and leadership: Delhi: 8, South India: 0

The MoS for Education urged teachers to breakaway from traditional modes of teaching and adopt to a more innovative approach

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TN vs NEET: From 2 in 2015 to 1,604 in 2020, CBSE students have swept up MBBS seats in TN after NEET

It also noted that the percentage of CBSE applicants too have increased multi-folds, but the number of applicants who have studied in state-board schools has reduced exponentially, since 2017

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No electricity, debarred without reason: ABVP-JNU writes to NTA about glitches during JNUEE 2021

They alleged that there have been several cases of "technical glitches" in the JNUEE 2021 process that has severely put the candidature of several aspirants in jeopardy

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Dalit family fined Rs 23K after their son enters temple in Karnataka's Koppal district

The upper caste villagers believe that the temple was desecrated as a Dalit boy entered it

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Rajasthan government to distribute free sanitary napkins in schools, colleges, anganwadi from November 19

For effective implementation, two brand ambassadors will be made at the state level and one each at the district level

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WHO chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan welcomes India's decision to restart COVID-19 vaccine exports

Health Minister estimated the target of the fourth quarter this year to be around 100 crores and highlighted that vaccination of own citizens is the topmost priority

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Afghan girls will return to school 'as soon as possible', say Taliban

The number of girls in higher education institutions has increased from 5,000 in 2001 to around 90,000 in 2018

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NEET 2021: Group of 36 students ask NTA to conduct medical entrance again. Here's why

The students say that a lot of them did not get enough time to adapt to the new examination pattern of the examination, which was released almost two months prior to September 12

People embrace outside Heritage High School as Newport News Police are on scene responding to a shooting incident on September 20, 2021 in Newport News, Virginia (Pic: AP)

Two students injured in a shooting at a Virginia's Heritage High School: Police

The police however, did not disclose information as to how many suspects were involved and what their identities were, saying only that an investigation is going on

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IIT Madras launches digitally-empowered Executive MBA Degree Programme for working professionals

The programme will provide insights into contemporary technologies and management concepts for professionals in the field

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IIT Guwahati develops water repellant material to absorb oil selectively from oil-water mixture

MOFs are a class of compounds containing metal ions coordinated to organic ligands to form 3D structures, with the special feature that they are often highly porous materials that act like a sponge

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Microsoft and APSSDC launches online skill development courses for students at Andhra Loyola College

The courses include Web Development, Artificial intelligence, Advanced Excel, Cloud Computing and Data Analytics

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Rajasthan the most unemployed state after Haryana, say latest CMIE survey

According to the report, 55.75 per cent of the graduates and youths with higher education degrees are unemployed. On the contrary, this figure stands at an average of 20.21 per cent nationally

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COVID-19: Vaccinated passengers from India, other nations can travel to US from November

Once the protocols are in place, passengers from several countries, including the UK, India and Brazil and Europe would be allowed to enter the US with proof of vaccination

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India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 81.85 crore, according to health ministry

According to the health ministry, 33,12,97,757 vaccine doses were administered as the first dose and 6,26,66,347 vaccine doses were given as the second dose in the age group 18-44 years

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World Alzehiemer's Day: Noise pollution increases risk of dementia, doctors say

Doctors say with India fast racing towards becoming the most populated country in the world, and with improved healthcare delivery mechanism, aged population is on the rise in the country

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#ThrowbackToday: The Green Day album that gave us Boulevard of Broken Dreams

In today's #TBT, it's time to play every song there is on the album American Idiot, an album that proved to be a huge comeback for the band Green Day. Let's savour some of its music, what say?

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Keep your head calm and composed. The results will soon follow

The more you are resolute in handling your emotions, the more you will be potent with purpose in life

The Coach

Are rankings really that important? No, definitely not. It is important to surround yourself with the right people

It is important that the teachers are emotionally connected and passionate enough to go that extra mile to help, rather than those who just suggest joining tuition classes

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India to resume export of surplus COVID vaccines in October-December quarter, says Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Addressing the media, the minister said the government will receive over 30 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines in October and over 100 crore doses in the next three months

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Sanitation workers in Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women sacked for not having school certificate

The workers were allegedly asked to submit "all the documents required by the new contract company to the new contractor's office within the next 15 days"

Sayan poses at the subway. Though a city boy, he was trained at the School of Visual Arts in New York (Pic: Sourced)

How this young artist painted the journey of a city on one subway wall in Kolkata

The 240 feet long subway adorns Sayan’s rendition of both Kolkatas – the colonial and iconic structures that one associates with the city and the new Kolkata that is still growing

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IIT Madras is not a zoo or a dog park, not their core business to maintain dogs: Madras HC's new plans for campus strays

On Friday, the Madras High Court had asked the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that the 14 sick dogs in the institute's enclosure receive proper treatment

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Schools must be a safe haven for children, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Afghanistan and COVID impact

Discussing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and their future, Satyarthi expressed his displeasure over the global response towards the sufferings of thousands

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Why this parody of Manike Mage Hithe talking about protests at VBU and campus closure is super cool

The organisation has students from various universities who sing songs, perform on stage productions and much more

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Indian Embassy in Russia condoles deaths in a shooting incident at Perm State University

The embassy informed that it is in touch with local authorities and representatives of Indian students. "All Indian students at Perm State Medical University are safe," the embassy said in a tweet

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Study finds that children in abusive environments have neurodevelopmental lags

The study was initially conducted to examine the impact of multiple father figures on the cognitive development of newborn infants

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Jawaharlal Nehru University entrance exams commence from September 20 across 114 cities

The entrance exam will be held till September 23 and vivas and interviews will be held online for programmes that require it

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This Delhi author's new books will teach children how to accept diverse family backgrounds

Beyond race, gender, colour and ethnicity which have formed the bases for discrimination since the beginning of time, this book aims to bring to light a largely ignored issue

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APECET-2021 conducted across 48 centres in Andhra Pradesh for 32, 318 students

PCETs Special Officer M Sudhir Reddy said that 34, 271 enrolled for the test

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Block Education Officer in UP's Bijnor orders teachers to not bring their wards to school

The order is being strongly resented by teachers who claim that they bring their children with them because they have no one to look after them at home in their absence

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SC seeks Centre's response on door-to-door COVID vaccination for differently-abled in two weeks

Issuing notice to the Centre, a bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and B V Nagarathna also sought the assistance of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta about steps taken so far to vaccinate the diff-abled

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Women teachers worried about their future in Afghanistan; Ministry issues notice calling male students and teachers

Many women teachers have said that they are the only breadwinners in their families

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UNESCO, UNICEF say closed Afghan girls' schools violates fundamental right to education

Both UNESCO and UNICEF said that Afghanistan has made significant gains in education, especially in girls' education, and they should be preserved

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Afghanistan's secondary, high schools reopen for boys after more than a month of the country's takeover by the Taliban

Primary schools for boys and girls have already reopened and the government-run universities have remained closed

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Education, knowledge partnership holds great potential in ties: India's US envoy to new Indian students in US

Mentors from across industries interacted with students and shared valuable insights and experiences

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Backdoor entry in colleges should stop, lakhs of students work hard to get admission: Delhi HC

Admissions in all government and private medical colleges in the country have to be done through the centralised counselling system on the basis of NEET

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Detailed plan for reopening schools in Kerala will be prepared: Education Minister V Sivankutty

Sivankutty said deliberations with various departments are ongoing to ensure safety of the children attending the schools

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#ThrowbackToday: How the prestigious Cannes Film Festival became a big deal

In today's #TBT, we talk about the much-talked-about already, Cannes Film Festival. It has become huge now, but its humble beginnings are something that we would like to explore today

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Odisha decides to reopen colleges, universities for first year students from Monday

The order also read that hostels shall be reopened from September 19 for the students and all possible COVID-19 prevention protocols shall be followed

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Pratima Education launches a first-of-its-kind application to help commerce & MBA students

Pratima Education is striving to innovate new & more efficient ways to educate and serve students

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National Education Policy will benefit students, says Karnataka Higher Education Minister Dr CN Ashwathnarayan

Ashwathnarayan had commended the policy and had said that it takes freedom of the student to subject level

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First-of-its-kind study finds storks prefer canals over wetland; birds studied in irrigation heavy lands of Haryana

The studied woolly-necked storks have the largest number of chicks hatching and surviving of any stork species known

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Parents, teachers confused over reopening of schools in Kerala; Classes I to VII and Classes X to XII to open from November 1

The state government will allow students to continue in online classes as well; medical fraternity also supportive of the decision

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Due to the delay in salaries and other irregularities, UGC asked to takeover 12 colleges in Delhi

There is a delay in giving grants to 12 colleges which are 100 per cent funded by the state government

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Three government school teachers suspended for submitting fake OTET certificates

An RTI activist Abhimanyu Barik had sought information about the teachers employed in government schools of Barachana

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Students' credit scheme: Bengal government asks DMs to look into complaints against private banks for seeking collateral

The higher education department had introduced the "Student Credit Card" scheme to enable beneficiaries to pursue their studies without having any financial constraint

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Primary schools in Uttarakhand to reopen on September 21 after pandemic-induced closure

The classes will be held only for three hours a day and children will not be allowed to bring food to school

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Empty desk array at UN spotlights lost learning in pandemic; world leaders to converge next week

UNICEF says about 131 million children have missed out on three-quarters of their in-person instruction since March 2020

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Madras High Court directs Puducherry government to consider plea for establishment of separate board for school education

The bench permitted the petitioner to send a representation afresh to the Education secretary in Puducherry

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#ThrowbackToday: Meet Ötzi, the glacier mummy who is over 5,300 years old

It was ice that helped preserve this Iceman in such a remarkable way that now, he and whatever equipment he carried are huge clues from the past. This is what we are talking about for today's #TBT

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Social-mental-academic issues of children should be addressed says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The meeting stressed on the need to provide more training to teachers to enhance their professionalism

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NCRB Report 2020: Almost 20,000 cases of atrocities against SC/STs yet to reach a court in India

The number of cases chargesheeted out of the cases filed this year for crimes against SCs stood at 29142. While for STs the number of chargesheeted cases stood at 5344

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Kerala to have 15,000 start-ups in five years: Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister made the announcement while inaugurating a pioneering digital hub by the Kerala Startup Mission

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This school teacher in Srikakulam is taking his drawings to turn the school into an artwork

A portion of the walls outside the building has covered with paintings of plantation, save water, Swatch Bharat and COVID-19 precautions

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Rajasthan schools to resume offline classes for grades VI-VIII from September 20

The new guidelines announced on Friday is applicable to both private and government schools and will function in adherence with the COVID-19 protocols

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Research finds how schools can boost better sleep patterns in teens amid pandemic

According to the researchers, encouraging better sleeping habits could help reduce teenagers' stress and improve their ability to cope in times of crisis

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Central Teacher Eligibility Test to be held in CBT mode from December 16, announces CBSE

 The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through the CTET website. The application process will start from September 20 onwards

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Government school teacher takes classroom to students' doorsteps; Bags 'Best teacher' award presented by state government

Sakthivel, the teacher at government panchayat union primary school, has been taking classes this way for the past one and half a year

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Competition to be tougher for engineering seats this year thanks to great TNEA results, believe experts

It's a cut-throat competition but the good news is that the number of engineering seats in the state is more than the eligible candidates

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SC favours disbursal of Rs 25 cr for welfare of children orphaned during pandemic in Maharashtra

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and B V Nagarathna noted earlier this week that the state has about 19,000 children who lost a parent due to COVID-19 and 593 who lost both their parents

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Welcome to Reason: Are ‘Y-Breaks’ the fix for student stress?

Yoga breaks can be looked at as a tool to break the monotony of classrooms, and help students let off some steam, especially in a post-pandemic world

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Improvement exams for Uttar Pradesh Board Class 10 and 12 students to start from September 18

The UP Board exam results for Class 10 and Class 12 were announced on July 31. While the overall pass percentage of UP Board 10th result was 99.53 per cent, it was 97.88 per cent in the UP Class 12

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COVID-19 Update: India reports 35,662 new COVID cases, 281 deaths

Over 6.02 crore balance and unutilised vaccine doses are still available, according to the Ministry data. On Friday, India achieved a significant milestone in the battle against COVID-19

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E-Canteen Fundas: How to 10x your growth and land your objectives with OKRs

Pro Tip: Set 10x objectives in areas of greatest importance to you. 10x goals force you to utilise all resources at your disposal to full potential and find creative ways to achieve your objective

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J&K spending more money than other states to nurture talent of youth in education and sports, claims LG

On this occasion, he inaugurated 11 infrastructure projects worth Rs 43.91 crore at the main campus and offsite campuses in Ramnagar, Reasi, and Kathua

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English Blues: Developing communicative competence over grammatical competence

Many English language teachers’ obsession with grammar teaching and insistence on grammatical competence have killed learners’ curiosity and interest in learning English effectively

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#ThrowbackToday: Continuing to suffocate in the tight grip of unemployment

In today's #TBT, we bring up one instance that shows the rate of unemployment rates in India. This happened about five years ago in the state of Uttar Pradesh

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Noted theoretical astrophysicist Thanu Padmanabhan dies of cardiac arrest in Maharashtra's Pune

Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment had recently awarded him Padmanabhan the 'Kerala Sasthra Puraskaram', a lifetime achievement award.

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Schools for Class 8 to Class 10 finally open up in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district

The authorities have asked schools in the district to arrange for the accommodation of students arriving from neighbouring Kerala

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Girl wore shorts to an exam hall, forced to sit wrapped in a curtain at Girijananda Chowdhury Institute in Assam

The girl's father rushed to the nearest market to buy alternative clothes for his daughters but by then it was too late

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IIT Guwahati launches new centre to develop indigenous techology, to generate employment opportunities

The center will consist of nine laboratories including an Underwater Natural Resources Lab, Product Development Laboratory, Reverse Engineering Laboratory, among others

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Government school used to operate flour mill in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district, teacher suspended

The matter came to the light when planning officer Rohini Awasthi reached the primary school on Tuesday but was greeted by a flour mill operator instead of teachers and students

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Kerala govt hails SC verdict, says class XI exams will be held 

The minister said that once the details of the apex court verdict are available, the examination date will be fixed in consultation with the Chief Minister and other departments

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Lakhs of trainers needed in the next few years: Skill Development Secy

The Secretary also called for focusing on standardisation of trainers and finding demands in both domestic and world markets

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NITI Aayog ties up with BYJU'S to provide tech-driven learning 

Apart from dedicated centres for implementing support, students will also have access to digital infrastructure in the form of devices

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NEET-UG Live launches virtual counselling centre with helpline for NEET-UG

NEET-UG Live has an active online community of Career Experts who frequently host topic wise webinars, workshops, online classes and live career counselling sessions

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Ex-Education Minister Nishank's book released at 'Veda and World Peace' event

Speaking on the occasion, Nishank, said in his book he has written about the 'complex problem of existential threats' to the world and how the 'deep knowledge' of the vedas has the solution 

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Mid-day meals: Jharkhand's primary schools to finally get kitchen sheds for preparing fresh meals

The project, which will cover 12,000 primary schools in the state, has been allotted Rs 726 lakh by the centre

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Following the brutal rape and murder of 6-year-old, Telangana Women's Commission to conduct awareness programmes for school children

The Commission will conduct programmes to promote awareness among school children so that they can differentiate between good and bad touch

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Applied Math to be treated at par with Math for admission to UG courses in Humanities, Commerce

The commission has asked universities to take appropriate action for recognition of the new subject — Applied Mathematics — for admission of students in degree programmes

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Another IISc student ends life on campus; third suicide in 2021 in the NIRF's top ranked university

BS Research scholar was under depression; students blame ‘stressful environment’, ‘harassment’ from principal investigators

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Tamil Nadu students reports names missing from Engineering Admissions rank list. Here's where complaints can be filed

TNEA rank list was released on September 14 on the official website. Students can list complaints against missing names up until September 18

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COVID on the rise among school children in the US; third largest school district reports 245 new cases

The district has repeatedly missed its own deadline to provide free COVID-19 tests for the 9,400 students and 6,200 staff members who have signed up for the weekly testing programme

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Vacancies galore in government schools in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Minister demands education department to take action

Lok Sabha MP Kuldeep Rai Sharma said almost all schools are running without a principal, adversely impacting the entire education system and management of schools

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Novel coronavirus may infect a higher proportion of pregnant women: ICMR study

According to the study, the most common complication were a pre-term delivery and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

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Trend of 'cowshed' law colleges deprecated by Madras High Court; says it is damaging the image of lawyers

On verification, it was found that out of the one lakh lawyers in the state, only 67,000 were found to be entitled to practice

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Schools in Haryana to reopen for classes 1 to 3 from September 20, says state Education Minister Kanwar Pal

Classes will be held while strictly adhering to COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the education department

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Delhi: Over 40k children have enrolled in EDMC-run schools for new academic session according to senior official

This indicates the improved quality of education being imparted at the schools run by the civic body

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India hands over newly-constructed school building worth USD 76,347 to Nepal

The building is constructed in a manner which is conducive to the school needs and will boost the learning environment for students

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#ThrowbackToday: The accident that crushed artist Frida Kahlo's body, but not her spirit

In today's #TBT, we talk about artist Frida Kahlo who met with an accident at the tender age of 18 and dealt with the consequences of it throughout her lifetime. But in no way did that stop her

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They have vested political interests: Why the ABVP believes their protest for campus reopening is more legit than the JNUSU's

The students demanded that the phase-wise reopening be resumed and the students be brought back on campus as soon as possible

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UGC officials to DUTA: We are sympathetic but can't hire all ad hoc teachers

When the DUTA delegation placed their demand for absorption of over 4,000 teachers working on ad hoc basis, the officials said that the ministry has to take a call

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JEE Main topper Vaibhav Vishal's life hack to surviving exams while wearing a mask — shave off your facial hair!

While this year has been quite unnerving for students appearing for competitive exams with multiple layers of sanitation that almost feels like security checks, Vaibhav said he figured out a hack

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NCRB 2020: Several cases of "fake news" with an intent to create animosity between communities registered in the pandemic year

While Telangana and Tamil Nadu were states with most registered cases, several northeastern states had only one to three cases in 2020  

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Study says that Vitamin D may prevent severe COVID-19 symptoms

Ambient UVB radiation at an individual's place of residence preceding COVID-19 infection was found to be strongly and inversely associated with hospitalisation and death

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Researchers develop low carbon bricks using construction waste 

Low-C bricks do not require high-temperature firing, and avoid the use of high-energy materials such as portland cement

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COVID-19 pandemic made mothers hesitant to have another baby: Study

The delays prompted by the pandemic may lead to increased health risks for both mother and child, as well as the need for costly fertility treatments

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Medical research scholars should be excluded under Centre's policy of not granting NORI certificate: Bombay HC

A NORI certificate is issued by the home country to an applicant, certifying that he or she is under no obligation to return to the home country