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CBSE: Last date for registrations for Classes IX, XI extended to October 15. More details here

The registration of candidates will be done through the Pariksha Sangam link on the CBSE website

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At least 50 children fall ill after DPT vaccination in Aligarh; CMO says all have recovered 

The issue stirred up a controversy after a number of parents alleged that the vaccines were administered forcibly to their children without informing them

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Bangalore Uni issues clarification after ads claiming college offers degrees to PU II failed students

The university claimed that an advertisement that was issued in this regard tried to “lure” students who do not fit the eligibility criteria

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Read Constitution, Hindu Code Bill instead of fasting: Varanasi Uni guest lecturer posts on social media, gets sacked

Officials cited "widespread resentment" among students against the professor for the action taken by the university

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NEET counselling process has taken students for a ride: Aspirants, experts list concerns

The recent updates in the criteria for state counselling are another last-minute decision in a series of events that have hampered the counselling for the NEET PG and UG admission this year

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Civil Services exams: Banaras Hindu University begins free classes for SC category students

This initiative of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, will provide coaching to 100 candidates to prepare for the Civil Services exams

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KCET 2022: Freshers and repeaters share concerns as KEA announces final ranking list 

The new ranking list was released as per KEA's proposal — 6 marks in Physics, 5 marks in Chemistry and 7 marks in Mathematics were cut from the total 100 marks of the qualifying examination

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UGC to universities: Devise ways for students to pursue two academic degrees simultaneously 

The UGC said that the aim of allowing students to pursue two degrees simultaneously is to allow them to focus on one or more specialised areas of interest

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Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging NMC’s 50% fee order for private medical colleges on October 21 

To reiterate, the Bill insists that the fee for 50 per cent of seats in private medical colleges and Deemed-to-be Universities must be on par with the fee in government medical colleges

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KCET 2022: Revised results out now! Here are more details on how to check your scores

After extensive protests and a case in the High Court, KEA's proposal to release a fresh ranking list by following a different evaluation process was approved

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Centre for disabilities studies soon at Delhi University, focus is to make education more inclusive: Official  

Several courses, including those related to computers and skill enhancement, will be introduced under the centre: Official

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Karnataka: Teacher stripped, thrashed for allegedly sexually harassing girl student

After the preliminary investigation, the accused was suspended. Further investigation is underway

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Telangana gov't hikes ST reservation in educational institutions, government jobs from 6% to 10%

Earlier a bill on the 10 per cent reservation was passed by the Telangana Assembly in April 2017 and it was sent to the Centre for obtaining the President's assent

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JEE Council, Uttar Pradesh (JEECUP) Counseling Round 5 Allotment results today

The round 5 registration process commenced on September 28 and the last date for the registration pass was September 30

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UGC brings expert knowledge into the classroom. Lays down guidelines for Professors of Practice

The engagement of Professors of Practice will enable students to gain training in the field. Industries, in turn, will have candidates with the required skill to take on board, claims UGC

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IIT Kanpur extends registration deadline for GATE 2023. All details here

The GATE admit cards will be available from January 3, 2023 and the exam will be conducted on February 4, 5, 11 and 12

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Advocate General of Odisha Ashok Parija becomes KIIT-DU's new Chancellor

Parija was designated as a senior advocate by the Orissa High Court in 2003 and appointed as the Advocate General by the Government of Odisha in 2019

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Odisha: Medical aspirants, here is some good news. MBBS seats will likely increase by 200 this year

The OJEE committee started the registration process for enrollment of Odisha students in MBBS and BDS courses for the 2022-23 academic session

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IIM Bodh Gaya and Bihar's WALMI sign MoU. IIM will train engineers, officials of Water Resource department

The MoU will also include the development of effective time management skills among the engineers", said Sanjay Kumar Jha, Bihar Water Resources Minister

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As many as seven students score perfect 200/200 in TNAU UG admission rank list: VC

A total of 39,489 students applied for the 6,980 seats in 12 undergraduate programs offered by 18 constituent colleges and 28 affiliated private colleges under TNAU

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Karnataka Text Book Society prints errata of re-revised portions of revised textbooks 

As many as 70,000 copies of these booklets have been printed and the process of distributing them to 70,000 schools across the state will be completed within a week

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Schedule for ICMAI CMA December session exam for Foundation, Inter and Final courses released

According to the schedule, the CMA Foundation exam for the December session is scheduled to be conducted on January 13, 2023

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UGC pens letters to business chambers to join academia, help students acquire skills to meet industry demands

The objective was also to develop courses and curricula to meet the industry and societal needs and enable the HEIs to work with industry experts

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UGC's new guidelines are here and foreign students have exclusive 'supernumerary seats'. Here are all the details

Universities are free to choose the admission policy for foreign students, says UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar

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Karnataka: KCET revised ranking list to be out today, October 1

Student groups have appealed for a further delay so that COMEDK counselling can begin after KCET counselling commences

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Bihar: Indian sanitary pad manufacturer to provide year-long supply to Riya Kumari following controversial IAS officer's remarks

The National Commission for Women (NCW) took cognizance of the incident and sought an explanation

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Jamia Millia administration says students' safety top priority after shooting incident 

The institute authorities said that they immediately took action on the scuffle that broke out on the campus and resolved the issue

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CUET UG 2022: EFLU begins admission process for undergraduate programmes. More details here

Candidates need not pay any application or admission processing fee to register for the UG programmes

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CUET 2022: JNU to begin first semester for undergraduate students on November 7

In the first week of November, the students who have blocked their seats will come to the university for physical verification of admission

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Stranded Afghan students protest in front of Indian Embassy in Kabul, demand visa to continue studies 

They earlier said that while they were told to apply for the emergency e-visa, they haven’t received any positive response from officials in both countries

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NEET PG Counselling: First seat allotment results out now. Check all the details here

The MCC, in its notice, informed that any discrepancy in the result can be sent to the email ID mccresultquery@gmail.com till 5:30 pm of September 30, 2022

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NEET PG Counselling: States issue revised schedules for counselling. More details here 

On September 28, the MCC issued a notice cancelling the provisional seat allotment results for Round I of NEET PG 

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INI-CET Counselling case: Supreme Court issues notice to AIIMS Delhi. Next hearing on October 14

The exam is conducted for entrance into PG medical seats in Institutes of National Importance. The counselling for the July 2022 session was cancelled by AIIMS Delhi

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Delhi: Fresh school applications for EWS, special needs children to begin online from October 3 

Despite inviting online applications from September 3, approximately 10,329 seats in private unaided schools are still vacant at entry-level classes

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Former JNU student activist Sharjeel Imam gets bail in sedition case, will remain in custody in other cases 

According to a report by LiveLaw, he was accused of delivering “provocative speech” that allegedly led to the violence in Jamia Nagar in 2019

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#WhatTheFAQ: Understanding Supreme Court's latest ruling on abortion, marital rape

Yesterday, the apex court's judgement regarding the MTP Act marked a milestone. Here is everything that you need to know about it

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After scuffle broke out in Jamia library, shots fired at law student. What caused the violence?

According to sources, the cause of the fight was the ongoing elections at the law faculty at JMI. The police have launched an investigation into the incident

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IG or FB reels, YouTube uploads, vlogs will not be considered public performances for admission under ECA quota: DU 

"For admissions under the ECA supernumerary quota, a candidate's Combined ECA Merit (CEM) score will be considered," Taneja said

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More than 6,000 Myanmarese children are studying in schools of Mizoram: Official

Also, 68 children have enrolled for Class X Board examinations that are conducted by the Mizoram Board of School Education during the 2021-22 academic session

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Gender Cells, Internal Complaint Committees, Student Welfare Depts: Who is accountable for women's safety in college hostels?

With recent incidents on college campuses sparking debate on the measures taken by administrations to protect the students, it also seems to be a good time to reflect on preventive measures

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National Credit Framework received positive inputs from leaders of institutions: UGC Chairman 

The Chairman also highlighted that this will lay the foundation for the National School Qualification, National Skill Qualification and National Higher Education Qualification Frameworks

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Raipur: Rodents nibble feet of 17 MBBS girl students at college hostel 

The students stated that they had earlier lodged complaints with the medical college management about the rat menace but couldn't find relief

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Telangana: 85% of Category-B MBBS seats in private colleges reserved for students from the state

As per the latest amendment, 85%, 952 out of the 35% seats in Category B seats, will now be reserved exclusively for students from Telangana

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Bihar: IAS officer issues apology after snapping at student for asking about sanitary napkins

Ensuring action in the matter, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar also called a meeting and said that they are helping women and monitoring everything

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NEET PG Counselling: DGHS says withdrawal of results will not affect counselling schedule 

The MCC has also withdrawn seats of two institutes from the seat matrix of Round I of the NEET PG counselling 2022  

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NEET PG Counselling: Resident doctors condemn withdrawal of counselling results, seek rectification 

The MCC, in a notice issued on its official website on September 28, said that the decision was being taken "in larger public interest"

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Allahabad University to hold talks with protesting students on fee hike today, September 29 

During a protest against the fee hike on September 27, the students dug a five-foot deep pit on the campus and threatened to bury themselves

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NEET PG Counselling: MCC withdraws two institutes from seat matrix of Round I counselling 

The MCC had earlier announced that it will be withdrawing the provisional results for the first round of counselling that was posted on September 27

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Private Nursing colleges functioning without official nod: Madhya Pradesh HC asks for CBI probe

These colleges had moved the HC last year, seeking help to get their institutes recognised from competent authorities

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CFI to challenge PFI ban in court, calls it "undemocratic and anti-constitutional"

CFI rejected the allegations against it in connection with PFI and termed them "baseless and fabricated"

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IIT Hyderabad will launch an introductory Sanskrit certificate course called Prathama-Diksha in October

The course being conducted in an offline mode is open to all students, faculty, staff, family of faculty/staff, and even those who aren't part of the varsity  

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DU admissions 2022: Students to mandatorily register on Academic Bank of Credit portal from this year 

The portal provides credit mobility which can help a student to redeem credit that he or she has earned in different universities to get a certificate diploma and degree accordingly

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#WhatTheFAQ: Who is Lt Gen Anil Chauhan, India's new Chief of Defence Staff? What's special about his appointment?

Congratulations have been pouring in from across India for the new CDS. Here's all you need to know about the person and the post

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NIT Hamirpur and IIT Mandi sign MoU on research and academic workshops

This agreement will enhance the quality of students at the two institutes, said NIT-Hamirpur Registrar Prof Vinod Kumar

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No further delay or technical issues in the way of NEET PG Counselling 2022: DGHS assures FAIMA

MCC issued a notice on September 28 withdrawing the NEET PG 2022 Round 1 counselling seats which has upset students

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NExT exam mostly by September 2024, gov't invokes NMC Act provision and extends time limit to conduct exam

According to the NMC Act, the commission has to conduct a common final year undergraduate medical examination, NExT, within three years of it coming into force

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Rank list for MBBS, BDS admissions to be out in two or three days, says TN Health Minister Ma Subramanian

From September 22 to 27, Tuesday, 21,183 online applications were downloaded for admission to MBBS and BDS courses

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West Bengal: Board starts WBJEE 2022 counselling registrations through JEE Main scores

Candidates have time till October 10 for choice filling and till October 11 for choice locking

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INI-CET cancelled by AIIMS Delhi; students file plea in Supreme Court against the move

The students approached FAIMA and the association, in turn, met the newly appointed Director of AIIMS Delhi in this regard

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Bihar: Controversy sparks after IAS officer snaps back at student for asking about sanitary napkins

"Tomorrow you will say the government can give jeans pants too...you expect the government to give you family planning methods, and condoms," she said

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Jadavpur University prof allegedly sexually harassed students for years; formal complaint filed. Officials, students speak up

The students of the Architecture Department together have written a formal complaint to the Pro-VC of the university against the alleged professor, Dr Shivashish Bose

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Telangana: TSCHE will announce TS ECET 2022 final seat allotment results today, September 29

After the announcement of seat allotment, candidates have to pay the tuition fees and self-report for admission from September 29 to October 7

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BHU: Row erupts over question in MA History exam about Gyanvapi mosque - Adi Vishweshwar Temple

This led to a new row where protestors, mainly students, claim that the question is biased toward the Hindu side in the dispute

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Maharashtra: Senior gov't official, professor, two others detained for taking bribe from student

The ACB officials recovered Rs 3,15,000 cash from those detained, which they had collected from 11 students

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CUET PG 2022 application correction window opens today, September 29

The exam was conducted from September 1 to 12, 2022 for admission to the PG courses offered by the participating institutes

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Caste system explained in Class VI CBSE textbook invites criticism. Board issues clarification

The CBSE was criticised on social media for poisoning the minds of young children through the text on the caste system after the picture from the textbook went viral

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WB Teacher Recruitment Scam: SC shields Bhattacharya from arrest until Friday

The former president of the WBBPE will still have to appear at the CBI office in Kolkata to face questioning in the multi-crore scam, as ordered by the Calcutta HC

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Tamil Nadu: Directorate of Technical Education has released TNEA Round 2 counselling results

Round 2 choice filling concluded on September 27. By September 29, 5 pm, candidates are expected to submit acceptance of the seat allotment and documents

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MCC cancels NEET PG Round 1 seat allotment. Here's what students, parents, activists have to say

The students feel dejected and are unsure about the future, while FAIMA President calls the move "shameful" and speaks about some bigger concerns

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Breaking: Release of KCET fresh ranking list delayed by KEA. Here's the updated schedule

The fresh KCET ranking list was set to be released on September 29. This comes after the K'take High Court accepted the KEA's proposal for fresh criteria for KCET ranking for repeaters

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Breaking: NEET PG Counselling: MCC withdraws Round 1 results. Fresh schedule here

In a notice, the MCC said that since some colleges had failed to update their address on the portal, their seats were not visible to the candidates during the choice filling process

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#WhatTheFAQ: On Bhagat Singh's birth anniversary, recollecting his contribution and inspiring words

The Chandigarh Airport is renamed after Bhagat Singh as the Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport and here's how his ideas continue to have an impact   

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Government cancels 100 awards given to scientists; scholars and professors displeased

Though the awards are presented to senior scientists, scholars are afraid that this will lead to a lack of encouragement for many to pursue careers in Science

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Tamil Nadu: State Education Department seeks volunteers for five-year literacy drive

A total of five lakh people are expected to gain writing and reading skills through this programme in the state

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Delhi University student allegedly detained during midnight raid; students connect it to PFI ban

The Government of India has declared Campus Front of India (CFI), among other Popular Front of India (PFI)-associated organisations, as having “unlawful association”

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NEET UG 2022: Student aggrieved due to discrepancies in answer sheet; case heard by Delhi HC

The OMR sheets received by the student appeared to have been manipulated, where her roll number and details were overwritten

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UGC NET Phase 2 admit cards are out. The exam is scheduled on September 29

Meanwhile, candidates are required to carry a COVID-19 declaration and they are advised to avoid wearing full sleeves shirts or T-shirts and shoes

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ICMAI CMA Intermediate and Final June 2022 exam results announced. Here's how you can check it

The June session was conducted from June 27 to July 4, 2022. The inter and final papers were based on the 2016 syllabus

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CUET UG 2022: JNU begins registration for admission to undergraduate courses 

JNU is among the last central universities in Delhi that has opened its registration process for admission to undergraduate programmes

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Teachers have the most power in situations of bullying: Anoushka Jolly, youngest entrepreneur from Shark Tank India

Anoushka Jolly, the social entrepreneur from Shark Tank India, talks about bullying, how the trauma can affect one’s adult life and how Kavach can help  

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Tamil Nadu: Common question paper for term exams for primary school students sparks concerns

As the National Education Policy (NEP) envisages common board exams for Classes III, V and VIII, some teachers said the move may be in line with the national policy

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Maha gov't to withdraw bill curbing power of Governor to appoint VCs of state varsities

The amendment was aimed at curbing the powers of the Governor with whom the then Uddhav Thackeray-led government shared an uneasy relationship

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Centre bans PFI and its associates, including Campus Front of India, for five years citing alleged “terror activities”

The student wing of the organisation has also been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). Here are the details

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Maharashtra gov't doubles scholarship for minority community students 

In 2011, the scholarship for students from minority communities pursuing higher education was Rs 25,000

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DU admissions 2022: University asks students to exercise caution while filling up forms for admissions 

DU launched the portal for admission through CUET to its UG programmes for the academic year 2022-23 on September 12

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Allahabad University students threaten to bury themselves alive if 300% fee hike not withdrawn

The students have been protesting the hike for several days now. Some students jumped into the five-foot deep pit dug on the protest site on campus

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Did JNU mislead students about UGC funds? Commission says no proposal received from varsity

The UGC has clarified that it had released Rs 14 crore for hostel repair works in June this year and has not received any proposal for grants from the varsity, as claimed by JNU

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Telangana to power 1,521 government schools through solar energy. Here's the plan

A tender has been issued to install rooftop solar systems in government schools with the aim of powering 1,521 schools through solar energy in the next two months

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APPSC Paper Leak Case: Arunachal Pradesh to hand over investigation to CBI

The Arunachal Pradesh government has also constituted a committee to look into the SOPs of the APPSC

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Kallakurichi School Girl Death: Madras HC orders parents to hand over girl's phone to probe team

The Public Prosecutor has alleged that the parents were not cooperating with the CB-CID investigation even though they had demanded the probe to be transferred

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TS DOST 2022 special phase registration begins on October 1. Here's how to register

Those who have confirmed their seats with CCOTP (College Confirmation OTP) in college are not eligible for this phase   

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Mangalore University approves maternity, child care leave for all women PhD, MPhil students

The students can avail this leave only once in the entire duration of their higher education. The leave extends up to 240 days

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Arrest Manik Bhattacharya if he doesn't cooperate with teacher recruitment scam investigation: Calcutta HC tells CBI

The court has asked Bhattacharya to appear before the CBI today. It has directed the CBI to probe why and how OMR sheets were tampered with during the 2014 exam

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Breaking: EWS Reservation: Supreme Court reserves order in petitions challenging EWS reservation

The five-judge constitutional bench of the apex court, led by Chief Justice of India UU Lalit, heard the petitions over seven days

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JMI: Jamia Teachers' Association places 10 demands; calls off peace march after Registrar's assurance

The Association had decided to hold a peaceful protest march today, September 27 at about 12.30 pm in order to ensure that their demands are fulfilled

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JEE Advanced Extra Attempt: NCPCR writes to NTA, suggests eligibility criteria be reviewed

JEE Advanced aspirants, specifically, students from Class XII batches of 2020 and 2021, have been running from pillar to post demanding extra attempts
 

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NEET PG 2022 counselling: MCC to release Round 1 seat allotment result tomorrow, September 28

Candidates who are selected in Round 1 will get a six-day window, from September 29 to October 4, to report and join the allotted institution

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Probe intensifies into teacher recruitment scam in Karnataka, 5  top officials arrested

During the teacher recruitment process in 2014-15, officials allegedly handed over appointments to individuals who had not even applied for the posts