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10 children fall sick due to food poisoning in Anganwadi centre, 5 still in ICU

All 10 kids in anganwadi had consumed egg and milk on Saturday morning and they fell ill after ten minutes 

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With influx of students from private schools, this govt school in Coimbatore desperately needs and upgrade 

Following the onset of the pandemic, nearly 120 students from private schools have joined this school. Earlier, the strength was 180 but now it has increased to 300  

Dr Mini Shaji Thomas was the first woman director of NIT Tiruchy

NIT Tiruchy bids adieu to its first woman Director, Mini Shaji Thomas 

Mini Shaji Thomas also released the strategic plan (2019-34) for the institute in 2018, after conducting several rounds of consultations with stakeholders and experts  

The campus remained out of bounds for the students on these three days (Pic:Prajanma Das/Edexlive)

Was the NAAC team that visited Visva-Bharati University unhappy after their three-day audit?

Senior professors said that the NAAC team were dissatisfied with a number of issues during their three-day visit that ended on November 26

A K Bhagi who won the elections

After 24 years, NDTF candidate AK Bhagi is the new Delhi University Teachers' Association President

It's been almost 24 years that the right-wing affiliated NDTF's candidate won the president post in these elections

MK Stalin, Chief Minister with Governor RN Ravi (Picture: Twitter)

TN CM urges Governor to get presidential assent on exempting state from NEET

On September 13, 2021, the state Assembly passed the TN Admission to Undergraduate Medical Degree Courses Bill, 2021

Mohammad Umar Kumar showcasing his art work | Pic: ANI

This Kashmiri teacher has been tasked with keeping glazed pottery alive in the valley. Here's why

Kumar is presently experimenting with blue-glazed clay pots, which he believes is an item of choice among customers who throng the shop at Hazratbal in Srinagar

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Resident doctors in Central hospitals of Delhi protest over delayed NEET PG counselling

AIIMS Resident Doctors' Association urged the Government of India to actively intervene in the matter and expedite the counselling process

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Centurion University's ninth convocation: Governor of Odisha urges students to dream high

The governor in his speech praised Centurion’s for its attempt to promote skill-based education and he appreciated the efforts of the university to remain responsible towards society

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Sikkim: Fifty more medical seats approved for locals at Sikkim Manipal Medical College, state to bear all costs till course ends

Admission to the 50 seats will begin this semester. The latest development takes the number of reserved seats under the state quota to a total of 80

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I have done my job with the highest level of integrity: Former Anna University VC Surappa after Kalaiyarasan Commission report

This was after the TN government alleged irregularities and procedural lapses in the university under Surappa

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Love bikes, love heritage? This Bengal heritage bike ride might be just the thing you're looking for

The ride, coordinated by Retd Col Sanjay Ghosh, will commemorate the UNESCO World Heritage Week as well. They will start from the Dankuni Toll Plaza and ride to Kenduli

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COVID cluster found in nursing schools in Mysuru; infected students were fully vaccinated

After Dharwad's 180+ cases, Mysuru has reported almost 50 cases of COVID-19 this week in a sharp spike

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Surging deaths, malnutrition amongst Afghan children amidst medical supply shortages owing to international sanctions

ITV News reported that medics in Afghanistan's largest children's hospital, Indira Gandhi, in the capital Kabul are also facing severe hardship. They haven't been paid for three months

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More students of Dharwad medical college test positive for COVID-19, total infections reach 281 in three days

Patients have not shown serious symptoms associated with the virus as they have taken both doses of the vaccine. The mass transmission possibly took place at an event held on college campus

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What The FAQ: What is multidimensional poverty and why do we need a National Multidimensional Poverty Index?

NITI Aayog released the National Multidimensional Poverty Index baseline report which is very telling of the state-wise poverty index

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia | Pic: PTI

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Sisodia seeks list of schools from Punjab to compare education models

Kejriwal to meet the teachers in Punjab who have been agitating for their demands. "Who can talk better about the improved situation in schools (of Punjab) other than teachers?" Sisodia said

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Delhi University second merit list towards post graduate admission to be released today. Here's how to check it

The payment for the second merit list can be done by the candidates till 1 pm of December 1 

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The Karnataka UGCET first seat allotment results to be released today by the KEA. Here's how you can check them

The state government has made reductions in the number of seats in three engineering colleges this year

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Tamil Nadu govt allows Anna University to conduct second phase of counselling to fill 400 vacant engineering seats

Top colleges said it's a good move as they would get a larger pool of candidates. However, tier-2 and tier-3 colleges fear that internal counselling will leave more vacant seats in them

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Cannot ignore performance of students from other boards: DU VC Yogesh Singh admits that current admission system has issues

Singh said that DU would open for practicals for all batches very soon. However, he said that for theory classes there was a problem as the disaster management Act allows only 50 per cent capacity

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Students wanting to study abroad in a fix as India's vaccines remain unrecognised in some countries 

Many fear that the new variant possibly evades existing vaccines. While vaccine makers have said that the vaccines can be tweaked to fight the 'Omicron', it will take months for them to develop it

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WHO identifies new Coronavirus strain as ‘variant of concern'. names it ‘Omicron’

Virologist Gagandeep Kang said that the next two to three weeks were a crucial period for India, during which the genomic surveillance of the virus also needed to be stepped up significantly

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What happened on November 27: When Appu reminded us of the Power of Youth and that time when donkeys served jail time in UP

Appu, the actor who left us too soon, and his song Power Of Youth should be playing on loop today! Also, a bizarre arrest that will leave you flabbergasted

Government Tamil Higher Primary School that lacks electricity (Picture: Ashish Krishna)

This 91-year-old gov't school in Bengaluru has been lacking power supply for the last seven years. Here's why

Official sources said that there are vested interests to demolish the school building and use the space for commercial purposes  

COVID test being done at Dharwad (Picture: Express)

Holiday declared for educational institutions near SDM Medical College in Dharwad after COVID cases rise

As per the officials in Dharwad, a total of 1,000 tests have been conducted and on November 26, 116 new cases were added to the previous list of 66 positive cases  

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Several ragging cases reported in colleges across Kerala, raises question on the functioning of anti-ragging cell

According to statistics published on the UGC anti-ragging website amanmovement.org, as many as 12 ragging cases have been reported in Kerala in 2021  

IMD has issued orange alert in Tamil Nadu (Picture: Express)

Holiday declared for schools and colleges in Tamil Nadu due to incessant rains, orange warning declared

The IMD said that a low-pressure area is likely to form under the influence of cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal which has led to continuous rains 

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Incessant rains in Tamil Nadu leads to postponing of Illam Thedi Kalvi scheme launch 

Due to incessant rains, schools were closed on Friday, November 26, and volunteers didn't get a chance to meet the school head and students  

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NEET PG 2021: Students approach HC to quash circular increasing reservation for SEBC to 27%

The matter has been listed for hearing on November 29. The students allege that the circular violates the SC's directions on SEBC reservation at the medical PG level

B C Nagesh, Primary and Secondary Education Minister interacting with students (Picture: Edexlive)

Karnataka reduces 20% syllabus for SSLC students to help teachers, students cope with reduced academic calendar 

Only 240 working days left for schools, the teachers have to rush in terms of covering the syllabus even before the study holidays for exams begin  

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Indigenous and ingenious: This team at IIT Kanpur has come up with a way to understand how polluted Ganga really is

The team focused on the need to build a technology that can be replicated as a network of observatories to help study pollutants in Indian rivers  

Sayoojya CS, a PhD scholar who lost her laptop

Kerala teachers, researchers launch campaign to find visually-impaired PhD scholar's stolen laptop

According to Sayooja CS, someone might have stolen the laptop from their car when she and her friends were spending time at the beach  

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TN health department says 1.3 crore remain unvaccinated, urges people to take the jab soon

According to the data shared by the officials, out of the 95 per cent who died of COVID-19, 84 per cent of them were completely unvaccinated

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Retired Allahabad High Court judge allegedly favoured a private medical college: CBI

It is alleged that a criminal conspiracy was hatched between Prasad Institute of Medical Sciences, the retired judge and other private persons in order to get a favourable judgement

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Due to heavy rains in Puducherry, government announces closure of schools and colleges

IMD in its forecast stated that a low-pressure area is likely to form under the influence of cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal 

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Junior doctors threaten strike protesting delay in NEET PG counselling; claim 'inhumane overburdening'

The resident doctors have declared a halt of OPD services, citing apathy from the government and the judiciary

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JNU finally releases the JNUEE results for post graduate courses. Here's how to check it

Results for MA, MSc and MCA courses have been released on the official website of the JNUEE

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COVID-19: Additional 116 cases takes the count to 182 at medical college in Karnataka's Dharwad

Two hostels of the institution were sealed after the initial 66 COVID infections came to light. According to official sources, 690 people have been tested so far

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Madras HC upholds powers of state child rights commission, issues fresh summons to Jaggi Vasudev's Isha Foundation

Among other things, the foundation runs a residential school for children. The foundation has been given four weeks to prepare its defence

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Push for e-learning in West Bengal as government partners with EdTech start-up

While the initial tie-up is for one year, it may be extended in the future. State board textbooks will now be available in a digital format

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J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launches smart schools in tribal areas

The LG believes that this is a “historic beginning” of a “new era of educational empowerment” of tribals in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that lives are changed when everything is connected

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What The FAQ: Why are tomato prices competing with petrol, or even gold, rates in India?

Tomatoes are tasty. This season they are pricey too. As expensive as petrol! But why is there a price rise? We break it down for you

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These young school students from Bengaluru are launching an ambitious satellite project

From tracking pollution levels to working out how toothpaste reacts in space, these school kids are working on sensors to answer some deep questions

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CISCE allows Class XII students to use calculators during Term 1 ISC exams

The semester 1 exams began on November 22 and are being conducted in MCQ format

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Thirty-three students from this international school in Bengaluru tested positive for COVID. Here's what happened

The students from SDM College had held a get-together on campus right before 66 of them tested positive

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School in Kerala's Alappuzha turns library digital, first of its kind in the district. Here's what it offers 

Officials said that even though the library was primarily set up for higher secondary students, high school students could also utilise it

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All schools in Haryana to reopen with full capacity from December 1

On September 1, the state government had reopened schools for Classes IV to V after the number of COVID cases started seeing a decline

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Kerala teachers demand increase in funds for mid-day meal scheme by forming a heart

The protestors demanded an end to constraints faced by school headmasters because of the paucity of funds for the mid-day meals

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IIT Gandhinagar allows international students to apply in second semester. Here's how 

The last date to apply to these programmes is December 10, 2021. International students may apply online through its PG international admissions portal

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NALSAR to launch an online course on the Indian Constitution in collaboration with Ministry of Law & Justice

Anyone who has passed Class 10 can enrol for this course. The online course will be made available to students on the eve of Constitution Day, which is celebrated on November 26.

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What happened on November 26: Recalling the horrific events of 26/11 that shook India, plus Lewis Carroll's absurd fixation 

The burning Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is an image imprinted in the minds of Indians for many reasons. Also, exploring absurdity through the prism of writers Eugène Ionesco and Lewis Carroll

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Karnataka's education department rushing to mainstream 15,000 out-of-school kids by November end

The department is busy compiling and cleaning data of out-of-school children, which includes children who have never been enrolled in school and those who have dropped out of school  

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These teachers from Tiruchy's Panchayat Primary School escort kids across the highway. Here's why

Over 120 students study in this school and they come from villages including Sooramadai, Merkukalam and Ramareddiyapatti which are on the other side of the road  

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Committee formed by Higher Education Department begins inquiry into irregularities in TN universities 

On  November 22, the Committee completed their first phase of the inquiry and took documents related to non-teaching staff appointments  

Chief Minister, M K Stalin attends Illam Thedi Kalvi Session with children (Picture: Twitter)

TN's Illam Thedi Kalvi scheme to begin in Madurai from November 26

Both primary and higher primary classes will be held at concerned schools located in the block. Concerned school management committee would be asked to monitor the classes  

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CBSE schools in Kerala to launch anti-dowry campaign from November 26

A collage of the videos being shot by the schools on the day will be shared with the Ministry of Education, Government of India and the Kerala Department of Education

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Now, foreign board students can take admissions in CBSE schools without prior approval 

The Board has released a list of equivalency of Classes X and XII foreign board with similar classes of CBSE    

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Over 3,000 govt school students chosen as Cyber Cops from across Telangana. This is what it means for them

Cyber Congress is a ten-month virtual programme for which two government school students and a mentor teacher have been chosen. The aim is to make them aware about cybercrimes

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CBSE Class X and XII Term 1 Board exams to begin from November 30, December 1 

This is the first time the CBSE is holding the Board exams in two phases and in the MCQ format

Tamil Nadu School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi | Pic: Express

TN School Education Minister asks private schools to immediately report child sexual abuse to these helplines

Poyyamozhi had earlier called for printing of the toll-free education helpline 14417 as well as the childline 1098 on school textbooks

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13 LPU professors make it to the top 2 per cent of scientists, as per Stanford University global list

A specialised division known as Division of Research and Development (DRD) has also been set up to provide direction to the research being undertaken at all levels in the campus

IIIT, RGUKT Nuzvid campus in Andhra Pradesh

Govt committed to develop IIITs as state-of-the-art educational institutions: AP's Edu Chief Secy

The official added IIITs will have a full range of infrastructure such as labs, libraries, computers and sports facilities, and asked the students to be more focused on education

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Two months after JNUEE 2021, still no word on the results. What is going on?

The exam was conducted from September 22-23 in the computer-based mode by the National Testing Agency

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Army officers pursuing course at IIM Indore test positive for COVID, institute shifts it online

Health officials informed that 13 people, including these nine army officers, had tested positive for the Coronavirus in Indore in the last 24 hours, taking the number of infections to 1,53,312

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SC issues notice to IITs, Centre on a plea seeking proper implementation of reservations

The plea alleges IITs are not following the transparent process of recruiting the faculty members, this has opened opens window for non-deserving candidates to enter IITs through connections

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Kerala Students Union to challenge reappointment of Kannur University VC in court. Here's why

KSU district president Mohammed Shammas said that they would take legal opinion and would file a case against the reappointment. He alleged that the appointment was illegal

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Jammu and Kashmir board releases date sheet for Class XI exams for the Jammu province

The exams will be conducted from December 11 to January 1, 2022. Here are all the details you need

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NEET PG 2021: Counselling postponed to next year. Govt to revisit criteria governing EWS quota

The centre has agreed to review the criteria for the Economically weaker sections and has said that the process will take at least 4 weeks. The matter has been pushed to Jan next year

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At least 66 medical students test positive for COVID in Karnataka after attending a party

MBBS students in two different states test positive for COVID after attending an event on the college campus. While one was a get-together party, another was an event organised by the college itself

Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Pic: ANI

PM Modi to inaugurate Dr BR Ambedkar School of Economics University's new campus in Karnataka on December 6

The university is at the moment running at the capacity of 240 students, this is according to vice chancellor NR Bhanumurthy who earlier spoke at an official meeting, the New Indian Express reported

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JEE Advanced to be conducted as per new syllabus from 2023. All the details inside

The JEE is the sole gateway for admissions to the IITs for engineering, sciences and architecture courses

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Did students who wrote NEET-UG 2021 in Hindi miss out due to mistranslation? SC asks NTA to get experts to examine the contentious question

Although the Agency has claimed that the mistranslation doesn't affect the answer, the students haven't agreed with their explanation

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Want to study in Russia for free? This webinar by the Russian House will answer all your questions

Each year 100 grants are exclusively available for Indian students. Out of these at least 20 are from Tamil Nadu

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What The FAQ: What is the National Family Health Survey all about and how is it conducted?

The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) Five was conducted in two phases and the results of phase two came out on November 24

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NFHS 5: Every fourth woman aged 20-24 fell prey to child marriage even as percentage drops

The percentage of women who ever experienced spousal violence was highest in Tamil Nadu (38.1 per cent), followed by Uttar Pradesh (34.8 per cent), Jharkhand (31.5 per cent), Odisha (30.6 per cent)

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What happened on November 25: The world lost Maradona and Castro, and got the father of automobiles in Benz

Maradona, who led Argentina to a World Cup victory in 1986, had managed to score what can only be termed as the most memorable goal in football history

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Andhra Pradesh might ask aided primary schools with enrollment less than 20 students to shut doors

The move can be viewed in light of the AP government's decision to stop funding private aided schools and shift to the CBSE and ICSE boards next year

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E-Canteen Fundas: No one's born a leader. So here's how you can become one 

Pro Tip: Leadership in its most basic form is leading your life in a way that it influences your life and that of others around you for the better

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Karnataka Law University may hold UG exams soon as High Court gives permission to proceed 

The single bench had found that the KSLU had decided to hold exams contrary to the directions issued by the state government to promote students without holding exams in view of the COVID-19 pandemic

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DU sets up a panel to study board-wise intake of students after Kerala students bag most seats in first list

Although there were calls to tweak the admission process, the University had decided to not introduce any changes midway

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Red warning: Anaemia spikes reported in children, women in the latest National Family Health Survey

The Health Ministry’s fact sheet released on November 24 covers 14 states and Union Territories clubbed under phase-2 of NFHS-5. The phase-1 findings were released in December last year

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Hostels turn containment zones, physical classes suspended after 73 students test COVID positive in 2 Odisha districts

A medical college is being blamed due to an outbreak at the annual college fest which saw a large gathering of students; exams have been shifted online

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SOA embarks on a new collaboration with the fifth-best university in Africa

The two universities will conduct joint academic, scientific and cross-cultural activities and organise short and long-term exchange of research, teaching personnel and students

RIP Puneeth Rajkumar

So long, Appu: Five lessons that we can all learn from Puneeth Rajkumar's life

A month after he passed on, The Coach gives us a glimpse into the human being that we all witnessed on the big screen. He recalls how Puneeth Rajkumar was a compassionate and a humble person

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Karnataka decides to provide eggs and bananas to kids in mid day meals from December 2021

From this December to March 2022, as many as 14,44,322 children from seven districts will get an egg every day in their midday meals for 46 school days

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Odisha government, Unacademy ink MoU to help meritorious students prepare for competitive exams

As per the MoU, a total of 3,000 students will be given scholarships in the form of one-year 'Unacademy Plus' subscriptions for competitive exams

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Kerala to roll out Centre-backed literacy scheme after 12-year gap in 5 districts

  The districts chosen in the first phase are Thiruvananthapuram, Idukki, Palakkad, Malappuram and Wayanad

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TN School Education Department directs block edu officer to give hill allowance to teachers at Karamadai block

The school education department will provide hill allowance of Rs 6,000 and winter allowance of Rs 1,250 to government school teachers

Online training is not just here to stay, but will ezpand in coming days – pandemic or no pandemic (Pic:EdexLive)

Why Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia believes online sports training is here to stay

Online might be the safe option now but as everything around us opens up and life gets back to normal, will it still survive? Bhaichung says it will grow

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"Take it as revenge and earn MBBS seat," High Court tells Kerala SC girl

Justice PV Kunhikrishnan issued the order while dismissing a petition filed by Shilpa S Jayadev of Alappuzha over reservation of medical seats

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Did a Muslim student speaking to his female Hindu classmate lead to attacks in Karnataka's Puttur?

According to the report by Mangaluru-based Prasthutha News, such cases of violence against Muslim students erupted after a programme on 'Youth for Hindutva' was held at the college by a politician

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Samsung R&D to recruit over 1,000 engineers from the IITs, BITS, IIITs and NITs

In 2020, the South Korean giant had hired 1,200 engineers from top engineering colleges including the IITs, NITs and IIITs

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Medical admissions to get easier in Tamil Nadu as cut-offs set to drop by 10 marks

The reason for this is that the number of MBBS seats in government and private sectors have increased reservation

AIOBCSA during the protest (File Photo)

OBC students' group asks 779 MPs to demand Caste Census in Parliament's winter session

The students see the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections as the right opportunity to get their demands approved, just like the farm laws were repealed

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SC notifies Centre and IITs to follow reservation policy for admission into research programmes and recruitment of faculty

The matter was listed before a Bench of Justices LN Rao, BR Gavai and BV Nagarathna

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Schools to reopen (again) in Delhi as govt gradually lifts pollution restrictions

Physical classes in schools and colleges had been suspended on November 13, after the capital reported severe air pollution  

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What The FAQ: What is the SDG Urban India Index that NITI Aayog released?

While Shimla topped the index, Coimbatore and Chandigarh came a close second and third. Here's all there is to know

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I am being fair to private schools as well as parents: Bengaluru Urban DC on private school fee row 

Now, parents have alleged that the DC has abused them and have written a letter to Chief Minister Bommai and the Karnataka State Human Rights Commission