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Pune colleges finally reopen but first-day attendance remains low. Here's why

Gen Sec of Maharashtra State Principal's Federation has urged the government to allow all students and assured that institutions would conduct vaccine drives if they do

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IIT Gandhinagar to host their live JEE Open House. Here's what you can expect

Like every other year, this prestigious IIT is organising an open house for those JEE (Advanced) students who are brimming with doubts 

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Reserve 80 per cent jobs in Tamil Nadu for Tamils just like you promised, S Ramadoss tells Stalin

Ramadoss also said attempts are being made by private/public/government sectors to "impose" Hindi in Tamil Nadu

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CBSE is conspiring to wean students away from their mother tongue, says Punjab's Education Minister Pargat Singh

On October 19, the CBSE issued a date sheet for the Term-1 examination of Class 10 and Class 12. The exam will begin on November 30

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Survey reveals most students are looking beyond rankings when applying for higher education abroad

Most Gen Z students now place higher value on programmes that will help them become successful when applying to a university

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JAIN University to host Khelo India University Games in 2022, minister checks preparedness

KIUG was launched in 2018 with an aim to tap the growing sports talent in college and university campuses to represent India in international sports events like the Olympics

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Kerala SET registrations start: Here's everything you need to know

A notice released by the Centre said that the last date for online payment of a registered candidate is November 2 and admit cards can be downloaded from December 20 onwards

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NEET 2021 results won't be cancelled: SC dismisses petition filed by senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid

  A week ago, the apex court had dismissed another petition that sought the same and had asked the lawyer to not file any such petitions

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What The FAQ: What is Facebook's rumoured massive revamp all about?  

Facebook and controversy go hand in hand. However, Mark Zuckerburg seems to be fighting tooth and nail to shed that reputation

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JEE Advanced 2021 topper Mridul Agarwal: I want to explore why Indian universities are not in the top 20 globally

In 2020, about 1.5 million students took the JEE. All were competing for those limited 13,000 seats in 23 IITs across the country. Mridul can now get into any IIT of his choice

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Telangana High Court asks state government to come up with a fee regulatory mechanism for private schools

During the hearing on Tuesday, the petitioner contended that the absence of a regulatory mechanism gives rise to arbitrary discretion powers to the schools to determine tuition fee and other component

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Your personal data on your smartphone might be at risk via this huge stalkerware leak

Stalkerware apps are generally disguised under a fake app name with suspicious access to messages, call logs, location and other personal activity

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UGC NET 2021: Students confused, worried about future as exam dates postponed once more

The exam was again postponed from its scheduled date of October 17 and the National Testing Agency (NTA) has stated that new dates will be announced soon

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Colleges, universities resume physical classes in Maharashtra. Here are the rules you need to follow

Maharashtra Minister Uday Samant had said all the colleges and universities in the state can conduct physical classes from October 20 and students must be fully vaccinated

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TN raises the age limit for teacher applicants by five years to make it 45: Here's what it means for you

The Tamil Nadu Teachers' Association welcomed the move and lauded the government in a statement. Many aspirants now get additional time to try and get recruited as govt teachers

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Abandoned for over a year: Villupuram parents want govt schools to be cleaned and sanitised before reopening on November 1

Several schools were alleged to be used for illegal leisure activities by miscreants in the village, including liquor and drug consumption after campuses were allegedly left abandoned

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Public expenditure is correlated to quality of life, says this 15-year-old's research on healthcare policies

Narasimhan Raghavan is a Class XII student from Chennai whose research identified that there's an increase in quality of life index every time the government spends more on public health

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Instagram introduces new Collab feature. Here's what you can do with this co-author tool

Facebook is also testing a feature that would allow users on its platform to cross-post their posts, including photos or videos, over to their Instagram

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Should you really trust Facebook with your money? These US lawmakers think not

After facing intense criticism from lawmakers and regulators, Facebook had to shelve the "Libra" digital currency project

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Have a start-up in India? Here's how Microsoft's AI Innovate programme can help

The initiative will support startups in India leveraging AI technologies, helping them scale operations, drive innovation, and build industry expertise

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India records 18 per cent fewer COVID-19 cases during festive week. But is it reason to rejoice?

The COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update, released by the World Health Organisation on Tuesday, said that with just over 2.7 million new cases and over 46,000 new deaths reported globally

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Maharashtra Board Supplementary results today: Here's how you can check and download your marksheet

The date and time announcement for Maharashtra Supplementary Result 2021 for SSC, HSC was done by School education Minister of Maharashtra, Varsha Gaikwad

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These TN teachers have pooled in funds to paint the walls of their schools to welcome students back

All 19 teachers working in the government primary school in Periyar Street in Erode have pooled money to paint the walls of the school in vibrant colours

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Not fair to conduct achievement survey after students missed school for over a year: TN teachers and educationists

They suggested that the government allow students attend offline classes for at least two months before carrying out the survey

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Andhra Pradesh to introduce NEP in primary schools, make them part of nearby high school

Secondary grade teachers (SGTS) will be provided to classes 1 and 2 of such primary schools with a teacher-pupil ratio (TPR) of 1:30

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Madras High Court orders 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for Puducherry teacher who sexually assaulted UKG girl

Justice Velmurugan also noted that culprits are escaping due to technical reasons, and the investigation wing is also not up to the mark. Due to this, the culprits in most cases are escaping, he said

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DUET 2021: Answer key released. Here's how you can challenge it

If you are not satisfied with the answer key, you have the option to challenge it by October 21, 11:50 pm. A fee of Rs 200 per question challenged has to be paid for raising objections

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Who killed Odisha school principal Mamita Meher? Charred body dug up from under stadium refuels controversy

Mamita’s disappearance snowballed into a huge controversy with Minister Mishra finding himself at the centre of the storm. Opposition political parties charged the Minister of shielding the accused

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Amid COVID-19 third wave anticipation, Bengaluru hospitals see rise in cases of Bronchiolitis among children

Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection in young children and infants, which causes inflammation and congestion in the small airways (bronchioles) of the lung, and is caused by a virus

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Anna University plans major overhauling of engineering syllabus to better suit students. Here's how 

According to university officials, the entire process will be completed within six to eight months

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CISCE postpones Class 10, 12 board exams due to 'reasons beyond their control'

CISCE postponed the exams and said that the revised schedule of the examinations will be updated to all the stakeholders. 

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Why RSS wants New Education Policy 2020 to be 'implemented expeditiously'

Discussions were also held regarding the impact of the situation arising out of Corona and how much it has affected the education sector

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What happened on October 20: How the Sydney Opera House was finally completed without any architectural plans

An opera house with more than its fair share of twists — literally and metaphorically, and two rather special birthdays

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What's causing the heavy rains that's claiming lives in Kerala, Uttarakhand? Climate experts may have the answer

V Vinoj, Assistant Professor at IIT Bhubaneswar, suggests the need for a warning system. He added that the country needs to be climate-smart

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Mob storms into AIIMS Delhi, seek immediate action against students after Ramayana skit goes viral

The group plans to meet AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria on October 20 to register their complaint in writing against the students

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Close down the liquor shop near my school, pleads this 11-year-old from Tamil Nadu

There is also a private hospital near the liquor shop, thus causing trouble not just for students but also for patients

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IIT Bombay collaborates with Practically for nationwide business plan competition Eureka! Junior

Eureka! Junior is a one-of-its-kind business plan competition organised to promote entrepreneurship amongst school students of classes 6 to 12 across India

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FLAME University launches PhD programmes, candidates eligible for four-year fellowship

The admission process will consist of an entrance test, followed by an interview which will gauge the aptitude, subject knowledge and motivation of the applicant to pursue research

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Guidelines on merger of AP's aided schools released. Here's what the government wants you to know

The Government of Andhra Pradesh is gearing up for the merger of different schools to improve the quality of education and provide a better environment for studies   

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Assam: Children in the state are back to school after two years. Here are updates from the first day

As per the SOP issued, if multiple COVID cases are detected in school — the educational institution will be closed for seven days

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What The FAQ: What's all the fuss about Apple's rumoured 'Mixed Reality' headset?

While Apple has remained quiet on the subject, speculation is rife that the head-mounted device will be the best in the business. We break down the why, the when and the how for you

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This theatre practitioner needs your help to build a community centre in Uttarakhand. Here's what you can do

Former journalist Vandana Asha started an organisation that uses theatre as a tool to help communities talk about problems entrenched in their day-to-day life  

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CBSE's new exam format will benefit students, believe these school principals. Here's why

The first term exams will begin on November 30 for major subjects, while the schedule for minor subjects will be sent to schools separately

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With Classes VIII and XI reopening, Odisha govt issues detailed advisory. Here are the new timings and rules 

It asked schools to consider conducting classes in the open air, if possible, and have adequate soap and running water in all bathrooms  

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Open schools for young girls right now, writes Malala Yousafzai in an open letter to Taliban-led Afghan government

Even though Yousafzai's demand has a global recognition and value, it is very likely that the Taliban may simply ignore it

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SC, ST candidates were not given admission in Salem Govt College: Dalit outfit alleges irregularities in admssions

On Monday, Dalit Liberation Movement, Tamil Nadu President S Karuppaiah submitted a petition to Salem District Collector S Karmegam

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'Percentage of failure will be reduced' in two-phase CBSE Board Exams for Class 10, 12: Officials

The Examination Controller informed that conducting of the board in two-part is a recommendation of NEP and CBSE is trying to implement it

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Tamil Nadu NEET aspirant says "OMR was doctored", complains to CM Stalin and Education Minister

Maduppathi, in her complaint, said that the observer had promised to hand over her answer sheet to the invigilator and before that, she had put her thumb impression in the answer sheet

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Facebook's new feature will let you crosspost to Insta. Ain't that cool?

Facebook already allows users to cross-post their Instagram Stories and Reels to Facebook. When available, one would see the feature in Facebook's compose box

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Why mental health and wellbeing deserves a little more attention during the pandemic

Lockdown restrictions on social and leisure activity, social-distancing practices meant that for many people, increased isolation has been inevitable and serious

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Sanitised classrooms to vaccinated staff: Here's how Goa has prepped for reopening schools for Classes 9-12

The Goa Government on Friday permitted the schools in the state to reopen for physical classes for student in Classes 9 to 12 from October 18 with adherence to COVID-19 guidelines

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HPS Warangal to get new campus, 50 acres of land allocated by Telangana government

For the past few years, the Government of Telangana has been trying to promote Warangal city as a hub for education

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Tamil Nadu's doorstep education model launched in 12 districts. How will it fare?

After proper assessment of the impact, the project for Classes 1-8 students of government schools would be expanded to the remaining districts

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Hall tickets for Telangana intermediate theory exams will be out today. Here's how you can check it

Intermediate Public Theory Examinations (IPE) will be conducted between October 25 and November 3. More information is available on

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Madras University grad takes centre stage at Apple's launch of new products. Who is Susmita Dutta?

If we go by her LinkedIn profile, Dutta joined Apple nearly four years ago as system test design lead, before being elevated as audio engineering programme manager

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Why gender equality in freedom of expression remains a distant goal even after Nobel Peace Prize to female journalist

Irene Khan, the special investigator on the promotion and protection of freedom of opinion and expression, said that "women's voices are being suppressed by laws, policies of the state and society"

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AIIMS NORCET 2021: Registration to end on October 30. Here's all you really need to know

The registration process started on October 16 and will go on till October 30, 2021, but the applicants will still have a chance to correct or edit their registration forms for a few days

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IIT-counselling to become more student-friendly and error-free, assure officials

JoSAA officials said that two rounds of mock counselling are also being organised this year before the six rounds of actual counselling

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Karnataka to reopen schools for Classes 1-5 from October 25. Here's all you need to know

After a detailed meeting with members of the Technical Advisory Committee on Sunday, the Karnataka Government issued orders allowing the schools to resume offline classes

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AICTE joins hands with IOSR for translation of technical engineering books to Odia

The MoU was signed in presence of Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan who in his address said the collaboration will help in developing study materials for engineering education in Odia

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From NEET topper to accused of spreading communal hate: Rourkela's Soyeb Aftab apologises for mocking Hindus in Ramleela skit

The Ramleela skit presented by students of Delhi AIIMS triggered a backlash on social media and condemnation from various political parties for its derogatory tone and mockery


Ruskin Bond's new book is out! Is it really The Very Best of Ruskin?

According to the publishers, the book, a consolidated anthology of a selection from all of Bond's major books — including his complete novella "A Handful of Nuts" — is a perfect gift as well

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UIDAI to host Aadhaar Hackathon 2021 from October 28 to solve issues with help from young minds

The winners of each theme would be rewarded by UIDAI through prize money and other lucrative benefits. ll the young minds are encouraged to form teams and participate in this event

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DU Admissions: Over 7,900 applications approved from third cut-off list, 1.40 lakh in total

Delhi University had released its third cut-off list on Saturday, with the marks required to get admissions to undergraduate courses seeing a decline of 0.25 per cent to 1.5 per cent

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CBSE Board Exams: Class 10 exams from November 30, Class 12 from December 1. Here's all you need to know

But this is not the entire list. According to Examination Controller Sanyam Bhardwaj, the announced date sheet is only for major subjects

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Here's why students from Kerala migrate to universities in Delhi, Hyderabad for higher education

Quality education, esteemed faculty, stress on research, national exposure and the chance for cultural exploration woo the students to DU, especially, humanities students

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What the FAQ: What is COP26 and what does it mean for India and other countries?

With India's participation in COP 26, we hope that strict measures will be taken to reverse the impact of climate change

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Eleven more dogs die in IIT Madras in three months, death toll now at 56 in October 2021

Ma Subramanian, TN's Health Minister and also the Saidapet MLA, had visited the institute after Harish KB, an animal activist, had filed a police case against the institute for ill-treatment of dogs

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Dental student in UP's Moradabad found dead inside hostel room, police suspect suicide

Police said Vaishali's roommate Priya discovered her hanging from the ceiling fan in the hostel room in the afternoon

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Classes 1 to 5 students in Karnataka to return to school soon: CM Basavaraj Bommai 

With COVID-19 cases declining, the government reopened schools for students of Classes 6 to 8 on September 6 and for students of Classes 9 to 12 on August 23

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COVID vaccination centres now set up in Thane's colleges for students, announces Mayor

Such centres will help students attend physical classes as entry into colleges is permitted only to those who have taken both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine

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Now LED bulbs can directly produce white light, all thanks to IIT Madras researchers

There has been a worldwide search for materials that can directly emit white light rather than using these indirect techniques, which often leads to loss of efficiency

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National Achievement Survey is scheduled for TN's school students and this is why educators and parents are not happy about it 

Many parents are also not happy at their children being subjected to a skill test immediately after the reopening of schools on November 1

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Zini in a bot: This Alexa-like bot can be your friendly doctor who can judge 950+ symptoms

Zini is the real answer to having more access to medical care, said Dr Sharma. While the pandemic has brought the doctor to your phone, it has not solved the issue of a low doctor-patient ratio

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To motivate students to join the armed forces, this 'war trophy' Russian tank is now on display at a college in Odisha 

The armoured combat vehicle was obtained from the Directorate of Ordnance Services, Army Headquarters after necessary approvals 

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UCEED 2022 registration: Deadline extended. Here's all the info you are searching for

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED) 2022 will be held on January 23, 2022. Admit cards will be issued on January 8, 2022

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OSSTET 2021 results are out. Here's a step-by-step guide to check your score online

The Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET) 2021 results can be checked on the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha's official website

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These eco-activists from Mumbai are getting creative in their fight to save the city's 130-year-old Powai lake

A member of the Bombay High Court-appointed Wetlands Grievance Redressal Committee, Stalin D, said in a letter to authorities last month that crocodiles may be forced to enter the IIT area

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Kerala General Education Minister assures that COVID guidelines will be followed strictly while reopening schools

The minister also added that the schools may be opened only with the certificate of the authorised officials of the concerned corporation, local self-governments and public works department

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NMC will visit eight medical colleges in Telangana to assess the state's application to upgrade them  

In preparation for the visit, which is likely to happen in December, Telangana’s Department of Medical Education (DME) is making all the needed preparations in full swing

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Why is the JEE (Advanced) topper Mridul Agarwal's face on multiple coaching centre advertisements?

Now Mridul tells us that ALLEN is the only coaching institute that he went to. But why are others using his photograph?

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Why you must remember October 18: The Jungle Book movie was released, Veerappan was killed and Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan

The Jungle Book was Walt Disney's last movie. He died during the production of this most loved movie. Did you know that?

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Case filed against VCK functionary who allegedly gave a death threat to college principal 

The source further said that they filed a case against Pasumaivalavan under three sections, including IPC section 353 and further inquiry is going on

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There existed mysterious gap between inner and outer regions of the earlier solar system, finds MIT study

The results showed that a mysterious gap existed within this disk around 4.567 billion years ago, near the location where the asteroid belt resides today

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Meet the boy genius from an Odisha slum who cracked JEE Advanced. This is his inspiring story 

In the general category the student, P Manoj Kumar's position is 3,899, according to the JEE(A) result declared on October 15  

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Class XII student dies by suicide in Delhi, cities academic pressure as the reason in a note

A suicide note recovered from the spot revealed that the 17-year-old girl was unable to cope up with the pressure of studies and that may have forced her to take the extreme step, police said

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Education Loan Mela to be organised by Madurai district admin for govt school students. Here's what you need to know 

Education Loan Mela will be conducted at The American College, Madurai on October 20. Read on to find out more details about the timings and so on 

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Post four rounds of TNEA counselling, about 59% of the available seats have been filled 

As many as 89,187 seats out of the total 1,51,871 available ones have been filled. That's almost 59 per cent against last year's 42 per cent

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Demand to fill in vacant librarian posts in Kerala government schools intensifies, experts weigh in

Education experts have also suggested that reading is to be given top priority as students are returning to offline learning after a gap of 18 months  

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Rural library in Tamil Nadu's Rajapalayam renovated, has over 14k books now 

This particular library which was inaugurated is located in a Municipality Women's Hostel in Rajapalayam, Sakkarajakottai  

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CBSE term one date sheet out on October 18: All the details inside

This year, board exams have been bifurcated into two keeping in mind that owing to the pandemic, cases might rise once again

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NIT Warangal conducts awareness programme on JoSAA counseling, addresses admission process and choice filling

The director also informed that NIT Warangal is conducting this programme as a social responsibility to help the needy, especially those who are from a rural background

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As Odisha reopens class XI, govt asks schools to make campuses ragging-free, adhere to COVID protocols 

The school managements have been asked to ensure strict adherence to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued recently to keep COVID transmission in educational institutions in check

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Child rights panel urges inquiry into alleged violation of RTE by 57 DAV Schools in Odisha, demands report

The complainant also reportedly mentioned that these schools are using their own published books with low-quality content without following the NCERT curriculum as per law

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45 dogs died a slow, painful death: Animal activist files complaint against IIT Madras over dog death

In July, while responding to a PIL filed by an animal rights group, the institute said that 45 of the 186 dogs that it had captured had died

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RTI query reveals 157 new medical colleges approved since 2014; total number of medical colleges stands at 554

MoHFW said that Rs 2,451.1 crore has been provided under CSS since 2014 for the upgradation of existing state/central government medical colleges to increase the number of MBBS seats in the country

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NSUI cries foul on impending recruitment of teaching assistants to Saurashtra varsity, claims rigging of process by BJP members

The Congress' student wing has produced what they claim are screenshots of a WhatsApp group that was created to 'recommend' candidates for the posts

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Telangana gears up for first-year intermediate exams from Oct 25 even as parents and students remain dour

The Board of Intermediate Education says that all precautionary measures are in place for the exams which are to be conducted for 4.59 lakh students

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No scope for additional survey of parents before reopening schools, clarifies K'taka minister

Authorities are contemplating opening schools on Saturday and Sunday as well in order to complete the syllabus