Delhi University

Pending results for UG, PG courses will be declared by November 30, DU tells HC

The bench noted the submission made by the counsel for DU that the remaining results of postgraduate and undergraduate courses shall be declared by November 30

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Hindu non-profit organisation in US raises scholarship worth 100,000 USD  for low income students

Hundreds of Americans and Indian-origin people from various walks of life took part in the event organised by Hindu Charities for America (HC4A)

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CBSE to conduct Class 12 board practical exams in Jan-Feb 2021, theory exam dates to be notified later

CBSE said that preparations are on for conducting the board exams in early 2021 in which lakhs of students across India appear every year

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BJP MP Tejasvi Surya, supporters remove police barricades to enter Osmania University campus

Stating that Osmania University was the epicenter of Telangana movement, the MP from Bengaluru remarked that the martyrs didn't belong to Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)

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Tech firm working with top engineering institutions to develop competencies in driver assistance systems 

As part of the initiative, Continental India is currently researching scenario perception, especially enhancing safety towards pedestrians, bicycles, and animals, with on-road protection from potholes

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Researchers find people with eye disease, diabetes at 5-fold risk of severe Covid-19

The study investigated 187 people with diabetes (179 with type 2 diabetes and eight with type 1 diabetes) hospitalised with Covid-19

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Cyclone Nivar: ICAI reschedules CA exams in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to December 9

The notification added that the rescheduled Intermediate and IPC Examination shall be held on December 9, 2020. Admit Cards already issued would remain valid for the rescheduled date

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These seven girls from Chennai's govt school cracked NEET without any coaching. Here's how

Prema, a student who got a medical seat this year on her second attempt at NEET said that most students did not have to take any coaching as the school taught them well

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Govt school headmaster in Ariyalur farms own food for 15 years, creates awareness on organic farming

The headmaster said he has been interested in organic farming since his childhood. He decided to farm through organic farming on his 10 acres of land

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K'taka schools, PU colleges not to open in December: Technical Advisory Committee to decide on academic year soon

The state has 9,59,566 Class 10 students of the state, CBSE and ICSE boards, and 5,70,126 pre-university students

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VIT-incubated start-up Punar Healthcare's IoT-enabled, robotic rehabilitation solutions are 'moving'. This is why

Assistive, robotic and smart — Punar Healthcare, a start-up incubated at VIT, is working on devices that will allow doctors to remotely monitor the exercise patients do. This is indeed the future

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Desi answer to SHAREit? Here's how students from Chennai's Amrita Vidyalayam developed an app that can transfer files without using pen drives, Google Drive

Amrita Vidyalayam Senior Secondary School has also recently become recognised as one among the top 20 innovators of the ATL Marathon 2019, organised by Atal Innovation Mission

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NCW chief writes to Chief Secy, DGP seeking intervention in reports of missing girls from Maharashtra

National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken a suo motu cognizance of reports of about 21 young girls including minors allegedly missing from Govandi, Maharashtra

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High blood sugar ups COVID-19 death risk in non-diabetics too: Study

The findings show patients with abnormally high glucose levels were more than twice as likely to die from the virus than those with normal readings

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Students write to IITs, MoE, ask for one more crack at JEE Advanced for those who exhausted their last attempt during pandemic

It is understood that 238 students have written letters to the directors of 23 IITs, the NTA and the Ministry of Education seeking this relief

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Mizoram to ban bursting of firecrackers on Christmas, New Year 

Apart from firecrackers, the use of sky lanterns and other pyrotechnics including toy guns has also been banned. Prohibitory orders in this regard will be issued by deputy commissioner

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Around 38,000 new COVID cases take India's tally close to 92 lakh

Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state with 82,915 active cases and 46,653 deaths so far. The recoveries in the state stand at 16,54,793

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Teachers, staff of Cuttack govt schools flout social-distancing norms at COVID test centre

Due to gross mismanagement at the COVID test centre, the teachers in large numbers made a huge rush instead of waiting in a queue while maintaining the social distancing, exposing themselves a risk

Students of class VIII attend class in Vijayawada. (Photo | Prasant Madugula, EPS)

In Andhra Pradesh, 70 per cent of class VIII students attend schools

As many as 3,96,809 students went to schools against the total enrolment of 5,70,742. District-wise, the attendance percentage was the highest in Guntur, and the lowest in Visakhapatnam

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CA examinations in Kerala see 60 per cent attendance amid strict COVID regulations

 Of the 12,000 candidates who had registered for the examinations, being conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), only 60 per cent were in attendance

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Delayed news about financial support for govt school medical aspirants crushes TN student's dreams

Seventeen-year-old Thanga Petchi scored 155 in her maiden NEET attempt. She secured 438th rank in the merit list released under the 7.5 per cent horizontal reservation

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Two months after Pakistan reopens schools, govt decides to shut down again till January 10

there was a proposal to extend the current academic session until August and organise various board examinations in May or June

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Schools and colleges reopen in rural areas of Pune, attendance at 30 percent

Zilla Parishad Education Officer Ganpat More said there were over 1,200 schools and colleges in the district's rural areas and some 30-35 were expected to open on Monday

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No SSLC and PUC classes in Karnataka till appropriate decision, says CM Yediyurappa

Karnataka has reported 24,887 active COVID-19 cases, 8,36,505 recoveries and 11,654 fatalities, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW)

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Here's how Chennai-based HashHackCode is teaching coding to the differently-abled

HashHackCode's unique curriculum to teach coding involves student mentors teaching coding to the differently-abled

Pranay Wankhede, Co-founder, The Stage

The Stage can help you prep for that big interview and help you with your personal growth too

Pranay Wankhede, Founder and CEO of The Stage speaks about his start-up that helps students work on the skills required to shine in an interview as well as on their personal growth

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Pandemic pushes holding of Grama Sabha meetings for kids to November 2021, all panchayats to start pages on FB

As many as 96 gram panchayats on the outskirts of Bengaluru to hold Makkal Hakkugala Grama Sabha in November 2021. The RDPR has already sent a notice to PDOs to follow guidelines when they conduct the

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IIT Guwahati scientists develop advanced free-space communication system using light beams for error-free data transmission

IIT Guwahati developed a free-space optical communication system for one-to-one line-of-sight communication that is free from the distorting effects of atmospheric turbulence

The solar-powered unmanned autonomous survey craft developed by NTCPWC in IIT Madras

IIT Madras researchers develop solar-powered unmanned autonomous survey craft for Indian ports, inland waterways

It is a significant leap towards indigeniation of Indian Maritime Sector, which is currently dominated by Foreign Technology and is capable of delivering precise depth measurements

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Schools in Karnataka unlikely to open during winter after TAC recommends state government against it

The TAC is formed by the Karnataka Health and Family welfare ministry to advise the government on various aspects related to the pandemic

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PM Modi to unveil commemorative coin, postal stamp at Lucknow University's centenary celebrations

Modi will attend the celebration of Centennial Foundation Day of the University of Lucknow on November 25, 2020, at 5:30 pm via video conferencing

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Iraq government takes steps to fill the education gap in the country, will build 7,000 schools

Iraq suffers from a shortage of schools due to years of wars, conflicts, and corruption that have severely damaged educational institutions

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Fourth, fifth-year MBBS students, dentists to be allowed to assist in COVID hospitals in Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal

The Union Territory has reported 40,212 active cases, 4,81,260 recoveries, and 8,391 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's (MoHFW) update on Monday

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State-wide census to be conducted on school dropouts, differently-abled children in Tamil Nadu

Apart from that, children of migrant labourers working in brick kilns, stone quarry and other industries will also be listed in the census

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Karnataka to decide on reopening schools for this academic year on November 23

Schools and colleges were ordered shut when COVID-19 started spreading. But now the government is planning to reopen colleges and schools in a staggered manner

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Kerala state government to help Sainik School, but won't shoulder pension burden

It was reported on October 12 on the school’s fate on the brink of insolvency as its deficit has been steadfastly increasing since 2012 which led the students, the school authorities to seek help

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Facing flak, Odisha government revises norms for school merger

The Minister said that 6,048 schools in the State have less than 20 enrollment, of which around 3,000 have lower than 15 students

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Odisha schools which were temporary COVID centres still unclean, lack of hygiene worry teachers

While TMCs have been closed and the buildings vacated for reopening of schools, nothing has been done to clean them up and make them ready for academic activities

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Tamil Nadu's KalviTV has 2,100 on its YouTube channel, plans to broadcast on TV soon 

Meanwhile, the Special Officer of Kalvi channel has instructed the district educational officers to spread awareness about the video lessons streaming on Kalvi channel and 11 private channels

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Only 30% of Indian PhDs are women: GATI to set gender parity records straight

Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions (GATI) by the ministry aims to nudge higher education and research institutes towards supporting diversity

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First-year engineering classes for Anna University colleges start online today, two months late

First-semester classes for undergraduate engineering programmes in colleges affiliated to Anna University will begin on Monday

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Engineering studies see spike in Odisha amidst pandemic and recession

A growth has been seen in key areas which education experts feel may boost popularity of technical courses as soon as the situation normalises

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Malnutrition cases in Bengaluru are on rise amidst pandemic but parents fear admitting kids at rehabilitation centre 

Twenty-six children aged 0-5 years have been admitted at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) at Vani Vilas Hospital since it opened in August but the staff says the actual number is higher 

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Universities, colleges to reopen in Uttar Pradesh from Monday

The educational institutions will reopen with only 50 per cent attendance and students, on a roster basis, can attend the class in any enclosed area

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COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 91-lakh mark 

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 91,39,865, while the death toll climbed to 1,33,738 with 511 new fatalities including 121 from Delhi alone, the data updated at 8 am showed

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Floods of unimaginable magnitude washed through Mars, say NASA scientists after analysing Curiosity rover data

The finding, published in the journal Scientific Reports, hints at the possibility that life may have existed on the Red Planet

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Railways' study on its use of bio-toilets to be part of the curriculum at ISB

According to the document, the railways has given its nod to Indian School of Business (ISB) to use the study by them on the IR bio-toilets as curriculum for business schools

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Karnataka government to take decision on reopening schools on Monday

According to sources, some of the experts and officials have suggested the education department to start offline classes for high school from December

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Bengaluru's Bowring medical college named after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The institute was set up in 2018-19 on the campus of Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital in Shivajinagar in the heart of Bengaluru

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DU steps up effort to provide fee support, laptops, data cards after LSR student suicide

According to Lady Sri Ram college, the college administration has announced reduction in fee for a few courses, setting up a committee to provide laptops

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CoSAAP requests Arunachal Pradesh govt to exempt Class 10,12 teachers be exempted from poll duties

In a letter to the state chief secretary on Saturday, the confederation requested him to exempt teachers from poll duties who are engaged in teaching students of class 10 and 12 respectively

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Digital assessment platform for students to be launched in Kerala on Nov 22

SkEdu is a one-of-its-kind application that blends technological innovations with emotions for the mental well- being of the students, a KSUM release said

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Secondary school students in Thailand rally against govt for educational reforms

The rally was called by a group that calls itself 'Bad Students', mocking their status as rebels against traditional school rules and authorities

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US Consulate in Kolkata launches project for women entrepreneurs in the northeast

This global programme will help the women to explore not just the fundamentals of business and capital, but build a better future for families, communities, and their states

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Jadavpur University's evening History MA course to be continued, admission forms from Nov 23

Earlier this year the Board of Studies (BoS) of the Jadavpur University had decided not to continue the evening MA in History course from the coming academic year

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Social isolation amid COVID-19 outbreak linked to high blood pressure: Study

The most common reasons for admission were chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, abdominal pain, fever, cough, and hypertension

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What is 'Trumpish' Twitter tantrum? Here's all that you need to know about it

Donald Trump on Twitter is known for throwing tantrums and being temperamental. This tantrum-y behaviour of his has a word of its own now — Tantrump. And here's what its all about, folks 

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Hyderabad Children's Theatre Festival has gone virtual this time. Here's what you can expect

Children, gather around your screens. Because HCTF is going online and it will not disappoint. There are plays, Q&As and even a roundtable. Are you up for the various plays that it has in store?

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Because truly, words are all we have, folks. So use them wisely!

Here's the columnist Pro Tip for you: When you use words impeccably, you create magic with them. Use words for your good, to create what you desire. Stop using them against yourself or others.

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Generosity in the times of COVID: What makes us open our hearts and be generous? 

Why are we being so generous now? Is the call of generosity falling on more attentive ears than before due to the onslaught of COVID-19? Or is this just another farce? Monteiro thinks about this

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Don't be a sore loser like Donald Trump. If you do fail, fail with grace

This week, The Coach tells us how losing in something teaches us about winning and why we should introspect after to be better. And he used his own life story to teach us this important lesson 

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Coping with online learning: What to do and not as everything shifts to digital

Is learning online giving you sleepless nights? Still in a tug-of-war with the world of virtual education? Read on to find out what you should be doing to adapt to it quickly and efficiently. Read on

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Indian robotics-based startup to 'sample sewage' for COVID-19 traces

This method of contact-tracing is a complementary approach to individual testing for broader city-wide monitoring of the spread of Covid-19.

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Scientists discover oldest known human-made nanostructures in ancient artifacts in Tamil Nadu

The research, published recently in the journal Scientific Reports, revealed that these coatings are made of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) which have enabled the layer to last more than 2600 years

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Indians emerging as prolific users of filters in selfies: study

Unlike Germany, Indian respondents expressed low levels of concern about the impact of filters on their children's wellbeing

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Books by 3 Indian writers feature in 2020 '100 Notable Books' selected by The New York Times

The prestigious list also includes the work of fiction 'A Burning' by India-born Megha Majumdar

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Board exams to happen for sure, schedule to be announced soon, says CBSE Secretary

The comments by Tripathi come amid demands from various quarters for cancellation or postponement of board exams in view of rising COVID-19 cases

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Indian startup AI Farm is Call of Code's Asia Pacific regional winner

AI Farm will receive $5,000 (about 3.7 lakh) in the '2020 Call for Code Global Challenge' that asked developers to create solutions to help communities fight back against climate change and COVID-19

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Child-friendly gaming firm Roblox files to go public after increased use during pandemic

According to Roblox's prospectus, the company now has 31.1 million daily users who have spent an average of 2.6 hours per day in the game this year, reports The Verge

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A total of 4000 children in Assam want their issues to be part of political parties' manifestos

UNICEF has initiated the 'Reimagine' campaign globally, calling on partners, governments and all UNICEF supporters to build a better post-pandemic world

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First animal study in India on Coronavirus moves to its final stage: AYUSH Ministry 

The clinical studies are being pursued through another collaboration of the Ministry of AYUSH, the partner in this one being the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 

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Infectiousness peaks early in COVID-19 patients, finds Lancet study

Of the eleven studies that attempted to isolate the live virus, all eight studies included that used respiratory samples successfully managed to culture viable virus within the first week of illness

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Delhi government asks universities, colleges to give an extra 3-months to students from riot-affected northeast parts of the city for submitting documents 

The government said the students might have lost their marksheets and certificates during riots and the process of procuring duplicate documents was cumbersome and time-consuming

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Schools in Mumbai to remain closed till December 31 in view of rising COVID cases 

Schools in other cities of Maharashtra can reopen as per schedule taking into account local conditions and the prevailing pandemic situation, an official said

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Jagran Lakecity University's Chancellor Hari Mohan Gupta elected global second VP of Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific

Gupta was elected as the global second vice-president of AUAP recently and will serve a two-year term — from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2022

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Scottish writer Douglas Stuart wins the Booker Prize for his autobiographical novel 'Shuggie Bain'

Dubai-based Indian-origin writer Doshi, who was shortlisted among the final six authors for her debut novel Burnt Sugar, lost out on the top prize

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Hong Kong suspends classes lower primary schools after new COVID cases emerge in the city 

The suspension comes just over a week after kindergartens were ordered to close following an outbreak of upper respiratory tract infections

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Only 10 or 11 of every 10,000 content viewed on Facebook is on hate speech: Report

In its Community Standards Enforcement Report for September 2020 quarter, Facebook said it is including the prevalence of hate speech on its platform globally "for the first time"

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Telangana CM requests PM Modi to permit job seekers to write competitive exams in regional languages

In a letter, the CM stated, all the competitive exams for posts in central government, central PSUs, Railways, defence services and nationalised banks are held in only Hindi and English

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Gujarat government postpones reopening of high and higher secondary schools in the state amid rising COVID cases

The government also decided to impose night curfew in the state's financial capital Ahmedabad from 9 pm to 6 am

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41 projectors worth Rs 61 lakh stolen from Anna University in Chennai

During the pandemic lockdown the building had served as a corporation care center for patients in isolation

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Udupi government college students sent back after failing to produce COVID-19 negative reports

As many as 130 final year students in the UG and PG section were to attend the offline classes on Tuesday, however, only 15 turned up

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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University to start UG online counselling from Nov 26

The scheduled date and time of certificate verification will be intimated to the candidates through their registered email and mobile number, the University said

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Private school correspondents in Trichy demand quicker DTCP approvals for school buildings

Except for a few schools in each district, no other school is provided DTCP approval. Most of them have village panchayat level, a correspondent said

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Around 77 per cent Indians optimistic about economic recovery: IndiaLends report

Seven per cent of the respondents said they would opt for a loan to pay for upskilling courses, which points to the impact of COVID-19 on jobs and the need to utilise free time to acquire new skills

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UNICEF warns emergence of 'lost COVID generation' over pandemic's impact on children

According to the report, one in nine coronavirus cases in 87 countries were confirmed in children and adolescents under 20 years of age, or 11 per cent of all 25.7 million cases reported 

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PM to inaugurate global renewable energy meet on November 26

Over 200 speakers, including around 80 international speakers, will speak in various sessions. RE-INVEST also includes an exhibition with over 100 exhibiting companies

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UK's Oxford vaccine Phase-2 trial indicates strong results in older adults, says Lancet study

The Oxford Covid-19 vaccine has collaborated with Indian drug maker--Serum Institute of India (SII) for which phase 2 clinical trials are being conducted in India also

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Despite Mysore colleges reopening, hostels remain shut forcing students to delay return to campus

The University of Mysore which has the maximum number of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the region majority of whom come from rural areas of Chamarajanagar, Mandya and Hassan

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Newly sworn-in Bihar education minister, facing corruption allegations, resigns

Choudhary was suspended from the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) government in 2017 over alleged irregularities in appointments during his tenure as the vice-chancellor of the Bihar Agriculture University

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Schools at 8 Haryana villages set to have toilets soon to mark World Toilet Day 

Introduced under the company's initiative 'Hygiene that Empowers', the campaign focuses on encouraging the girl students to continue schooling by providing access to adequate sanitation infrastructure

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Times Higher Education Ranking: India at 15, IIT Delhi ranks as the most employable university in the country

IIT Kharagpur and Amity University have made a fresh entry into Top 250 Rankings this year with IIT Kharagpur at 195 and Amity at 236th rank

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Koppal residential schools under Minority Dept upload students' info online to ensure their scholarship

Respective heads of these schools, colleges and hostels have been instructed to depute teachers and get all relevant of information/documents from parents

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Indian tech start-up, 114 AI Innovation bags UK-US space contract

The joint UK-US pitch initiative aims to find, fund and fast-track innovation and technology that would give advantage to military personnel and operations in the space domain

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How MCC's campaign against cyberbullying is equipping students to stay safe on social media

Called #404 - Online Errors Found, an initiative by the Department of Communication at MCC, the campaign aims to throw light on the gravity of the issue of cybercrimes on social media

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855 Kodava students from financially backward families provided with scholarships 

With selfless contributions from the donors and members, the corpus of the fund currently stands at Rs 9.88 crore even as members are hopeful that the amount will touch Rs 10 crore by the end of year

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Uttarakhand postpones reopening of colleges after spike in COVID-19 cases

The Health Secretary had also cautioned the people against a surge in coronavirus cases and said it is likely to spread further during the winter season

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India's technological edge is powered by youth's talent and zeal to innovate: PM Modi at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020

Modi also stated that our youth can play a big role in devising robust cybersecurity solutions, which can effectively "vaccinate" digital products against cyber attacks and viruses

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IISc researchers developing viable portent-based heat and cold resistant vaccine, clinical trials pending

It remains stable at 37 degrees Celsius for an up to a month, and freeze-dried dozes could tolerate temperatures as high as 100 degrees Celsius