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Less than 50 pc of children able to cope up with learning loss post-pandemic, reveals survey 

The survey revealed that 58 per cent of teachers were of the opinion that children have missed out on social skills and now get distracted easily

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UGC NET phase 2 postponed, to be conducted between September 20 and 30 now

The first phase of the exam was conducted on July 9, 11 and 12, 2022 for 33 subjects in 310 examination centres 

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How to improve teachers' dignity, make education futuristic: NCERT survey asks crucial questions 

The survey is being conducted by the education ministry and the NCERT as part of the public consultation process for the formulation of the National Curriculum Framework 

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AP ICET 2022 results declared! Here are the steps to check them

They were declared by the Andhra University, which conducts the exam on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education

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Odisha +2 Arts results 2022 are out! Here are the latest updates

It must be noted that the result link has been activated and the candidates can check their scores now

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Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign: UGC asks higher education institutions to create awareness

The Central Government has launched the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign to mark 75 years of India's independence

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IIT Madras Placement season 2021-22: Highest number of job offers ever! 45 int'l offers too

As many as 80 per cent of students who opted for campus placements during the academic year have received job offers during the placements process itself

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Have objections to TS ICET answer key? Last day to raise objections is August 8. Here's the format!

The Answer Key, Response Sheets and the format for raising objections were released on August 4

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NEET PG 2022: Portal for issuing PwD certificates opens; Round I Counselling to begin in September

The MCC has issued an important notice today meant for the PwD candidates. The portal for the generation of PwD certificates is likely to open on August 8

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INTACH to bring back Nammoora Kathe to educate gov't school students about Bengaluru's heritage

It also plans to provide a comprehensive understanding of other dimensions of the city, including planning, natural and cultural heritage, and local traditions

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#WhatTheFAQ: It's raining love for cats today because it's International Cat Day. This is what it's about  

World Cat Day or International Cat Day was initiated by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (ifaw) in 2002 for various reasons  

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JEE Mains 2022 results are out. So now, what are the criteria for JEE (Advanced) 2022?

Those who were accepted in an IIT through JoSAA 2022 and did not report, withdrew from seat allotment round or their admission was cancelled can attempt JEE Advanced 2022

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JEE Mains 2022 results: Five students each from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh scored perfect 100 NTA score 

It may be recalled that as many as 14 people had secured the perfect score in JEE Mains Session I and the top spot had gone to Jasti Yashwanth VV S from Telangana

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Every Child, Every Scientist: MS Swaminathan Research Foundation to ignite interest in Science among students in this TN district

MSSRF would train the science teachers from each school for a day to continue the enhancement of science knowledge in students in their respective schools after they complete the training

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Ernakulam Rural police launches Valaratte Vadathirikatte to empower students against sexual offences

When it comes to the state-level, the number of cases registered till June 1, 2022 was 2,175 whereas, in 2021 and 2020, the numbers stood at 3,559 and 3,056, respectively

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Tamil Nadu's Tribal Welfare residential schools to keep track of students, especially girls; ensure they enroll for UG

This year, 1,618 students appeared for Class XII Board exams from 320 schools run by the department. Of these, 1,450 students passed

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Scientists and researchers in Bengaluru come up against NEP 2020

This happened during the sixth edition of the India March for Science. A gathering for the same was held at Freedom Park in the city  

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Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan visits IIIT Basara, says students' demands are genuine 

Addressing the media in front of the campus gate as the press was not allowed inside, the Governor said that the demands of the students were genuine

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JEE Mains 2022 Session II Paper I results are OUT. Follow these steps to check your score card

It may be recalled that as many as 14 people had secured the perfect score in JEE Mains Session I and the top spot had gone to Jasti Yashwanth VV S from Telangana

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CUET UG: New email ID, more teachers at centres — With this UGC Chairman hopes exam will be conducted "smoothly" now

Chaimran of UGC M Jagadesh Kumar went on to say, "Cancellation of the test in some centres was done keeping the best interests of the students in mind" 

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Seventy two government school teachers in Delhi to be terminated

A committee concluded that the candidates had sent proxies for the examination conducted by the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board in 2018  

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Contractual teachers in Punjab can now apply for regular posts, given one-time age relaxation

Regular posts refer to the Elementary Teacher Training (ETT) posts that are filled through direct recruitment, School Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains stated  

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All gov't primary school classrooms to be made into smart classrooms in Puducherry

The officials have planned to introduce smart classes in the primary schools by equipping them with audio-visual devices, smart televisions, projectors and e-content

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Will Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) change how industry sees dropouts? Plus, other pros & cons raised by profs, students

Professors and students share their thoughts on FYUP which is going to be implemented this academic year onwards. They highlight a few issues along with plus points   

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School students make rakhis for soldiers at the borders, hand them over to Rajnath Singh

The Defence Minister promised the school students that he would send the rakhis to the soldiers guarding the borders. A total of 1.5 lakh rakhis were sent

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CUET UG 2022: Here's the list of 53 centres where the exam was cancelled today, August 6

CUET was cancelled across 53 centres on August 6. The exam was called off due to "technical/logistics/administrative" reasons, informs NTA

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IIT Bombay students asked to change location of hunger strike, police called in

On the morning of August 6, the students received a WhatsApp message from a student representative that they were required to change their protest site

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JEE Mains 2022 exam results expected to be out today, August 6. Here's how you can check it

It may be recalled that on August 3, NTA released the Provisional Answer Keys for Paper 1 (BE/BTech), Paper 2A (BArch.) and Paper 2B (BPlanning)

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Odisha: 41 students from a residential school in Rayagada district test positive for COVID-19

On Thursday, August 4, a health team rushed to the school and collected samples of many students, of which, 29 girls were found to be COVID positive

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CUET UG 2022 Phase II Day Three: Technical glitches, admit card issues plague students   

The number of candidates who are facing this issue of receiving admit cards for the exam on August 6 even when they opted to appear for the exam after August 10 are several  

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#WhatTheFAQ: Who is Jagdeep Dhankhar, front runner in the Vice-Presidential elections happening today, August 6?

Elections to choose the next Vice-President of India will be held today, August 6. Jagdeep Dhankhar is expected to win with just the BJP support alone. Let’s find out more about the candidate and the

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AEEE 2022 results are expected to be announced today, August 6, by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

August 12 is the last date to register and by August 15 the trial allotment will begin. The first allotment will begin on August 17 and the second on August 24

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Telangana food poisoning case: 15 students from Jaipur Gurukul school, Adilabad, fall ill after consuming biscuits

Student leader B Rahul alleged that the education system has completely collapsed in the State due to various reasons

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NEET frisking row: "Which is your priority, your future or your dress?" staffer asked student; Kerala HC reserves judgement 

"She was compelled by the cleaning staff to remove the dress and to appear for the exam, asking which is her priority, either her future or dress," the police submitted

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Coach Calling: Feeling blindsided by life's curve balls? Fall back on these three solid tips to stay in control

The first step is to remember WHY we started down this path in the first place, our intent and motivation behind it

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Karnataka schools face harassment over non-payment of loans, seek gov't intervention 

KAMS has written to the Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai seeking his involvement by convening a meeting with the private loan companies and NBFC

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Karnataka: Why are parents asking for KSCPCR retrials? What does its chairperson have to say? 

In complaints against St Germain's Academy, Baldwin Co-Education Extension High School and Narayana E-Techno School, parents alleged similar interactions with the chairperson

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Gurgaon student who designed app for NASA now designs financial literacy app

The student from SunCity School studies in Class XI. He aims to make 7,500 Indians financially literate over the next 75 days  

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Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan launches own sports academy Da One Sports; to teach 8 different sports

The academy has started various programmes, like the Grass Root Innovation Program and the Sports Training Programme

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IIT Guwahati switches to full-physical mode; 7,400 students attend classes on campus

IIT Guwahati was the first among the IITs to bring back all students to campus and start offline classes back in March 2022, a statement from the institute said  

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Lok Sabha raises issue of some Urdu-medium schools observing Friday as weekly holiday in Jharkhand

The issue was raised during the Zero Hour by BJP MP Nishikant Dubey after the change in weekly holiday from Sunday to Friday was reported by local media by some schools  

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Kerala: Muslim youth display in-depth knowledge of Ramayana, earn praise from all

The two students were among five winners in the quiz contest conducted online by DC Books in July, to mark the ongoing Ramayana Month

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IIT Madras to collaborate with National Institute of Siddha for joint programmes

IIT Madras stated that the partnership will pave the way for exchange of faculty members and promote the exchange of students, as well as PhD and PostDoc scholars

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Punjab CM lays foundation stone for new medical college in the state

Mann stated that his government is committed to providing quality medical facilities to the people and the proposed institute will be a step in this direction

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Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat student exchange programme: LPU receives 52 students from AP

LPU organised an opening ceremony to welcome 52 students from different institutions of Andhra Pradesh to its campus, with the AICTE Chairman as the chief guest

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DSEU collaborates with ISS Facility Services India to train BBA Facility and Hygiene Management students

The ISS Group also informed that six scholarships would be provided to high-performing students in need. The company has set up a facility management lab at DSEU campus

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DU Academic Council meeting: Lack of funds, working hours of professors discussed

During the meeting, the National Democratic Teachers' Front (NDTF) raised their concerns about alleged irregularities in funds, appointment of professors

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IIT Bombay fee hike: Students continue protests, will go on hunger strike tomorrow, August 6  

The hunger strike will start at 11 am in front of the School of Management (SOM) where five students will sit on hunger strike and the others are expected to extend their support  

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IIT Delhi researchers make focal epilepsy detection non-invasive, develop patient-friendly diagnostic tool

Their study is titled titled 'Anatomical harmonics basis based brain source localization with application to epilepsy' and is published in Nature's Scientific Reports journal

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CUET UG 2022 Phase II Day Two: "This is the height of mismanagement," says a student 

An aspirant requesting anonymity said some students sat on a dharna outside the centre to register their protest

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Breaking: JEE Mains Session 2 results out tomorrow. Check final answer key here

Results will be out only on the official websites of the NTA. Head to these links to check your scores

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CUET 2022 Phase II Day 2: At a few centres, exams continue to be cancelled at the last moment   

Another batch of students storm Twitter with #CUETUG2022 stating the test centres are not mentioned on their admit cards for exams on August 7 and 8   

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UGC NET Phase II admit cards to be released by NTA tomorrow

The NTA is conducting the UGC NET exam for the Dec 2021 and June 2022 merged cycles in July and August this year. Phase II begins on August 12

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NIRF Rankings 2022: Here's the list of 11 higher educational institutions from TN that were felicitated by the Governor

Universities and colleges that secured top ranks in NIRF gave presentations on methodology and strategy adopted by them in achieving excellence

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CBSE Class X, Class XII Compartment exam dates announced. Details here

The CBSE Class X and Class XII compartment exams will be conducted from August 23 this year. Download the schedule now

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Viral video: Students cross a river seated on parents' shoulders in this Maharashtra village just to get to school

The people are demanding that a bridge should be built on the river soon so that children can go to school daily without risking their lives

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This is why researchers from University of Queensland say the young are better equipped to fight COVID-19

Alternatively, the researchers said, metabolic differences between children and adults could alter how virus-fighting genes express themselves

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#WhatTheFAQ: From the Great Flood of 99, to 2018 and now — Why does Kerala face the fury of rains every year?

As the state of Kerala stares at a repeat of the disastrous floods it witnessed in 2018, let’s find out why the state faces the wrath of rains every year and what is different about it this year

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Puducherry: Parents urge UT to implead deemed universities, private medical colleges against NMC memorandum

As per the NMC memorandum, the benefit of this fee structure will, first and foremost, be made available to those candidates who have availed the government quota seats

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Karnataka High Court issues notice to Karnataka Examination Authority after KCET repeaters file petition 

The KEA had issued a notice on August 1, 2022 putting off the verification process until further notice. However, it was orally stated by the authorities that it will commence on August 8

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IIIT Basara: Another 20 students fall ill after breakfast; varsity rules out food poisoning 

Among the other demands raised by the students during that protest were the appointment of a regular Vice-Chancellor and the change of the mess contractor

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Kerala rains: Ernakulam District Collector declares holiday after students reach schools, colleges on August 4; draws ire

Even the Ernakulam district collector's page is flooded with comments, which are mostly against the decision of the collector

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"People's perception of Presidency changed," says Principal after college receives 95,136 applications for 1,1,06 UG seats

The officials are hopeful that the number of girl students will also increase. Out of the total 3,316 undergraduate students in the college, only 873 were girls last year

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Ukraine-returned medical students from Kerala say Centre, states and NMC have left them in a lurch 

All-Kerala Ukraine Medical Students and Parents Association (AKUMSPA) secretary Silvi Sunil said a few students attempted suicide recently

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IIT-M students earn place in India Book of Records, conduct elections using blockchain

An IIT-M official informed that it is being claimed as the first time that such technology has been used in the poll process  

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Ukraine-returned medical students cannot be sent back now: Centre in Rajya Sabha

Questions pertaining to students who were studying in Ukraine prior to the Russia-Ukraine war were discussed in the Upper House on Thursday, August 4  

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UGC's letter to varsities, colleges: Refund fees if student cancels admission or migrates 

The letter was addressed to Vice-Chancellors of all universities and principals/directors of all colleges/institutes on August 2, 2022

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Future ready: IIT Kharagpur research team develops low-cost, fast-charging sodium-ion batteries and supercapacitors

They have developed sodium-ion batteries and capacitors, which can be used for next-generation energy storage technologies and in e-vehicles

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Delhi: Five school girls beat up classmate, upload video on social media

Delhi DCP informed that the victim has filed a written complaint regarding the matter, wherein she has assured that she would identify all five of her tormentors

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In a first, Lucknow University foreign students get Indian alumni cards

The cards were handed out at a farewell function held at the regional office of ICCR on the evening of August 3, Wednesday

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Vacancies in IAS, IPS posts still remain but Centre is ensuring maximum intake, assures Minister Jitendra Singh

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, the Minister informed that to ensure optimal intake of directly recruited IAS officers, the government has increased their annual intake to 180

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CUET UG Phase II: Questions not appearing on screen and last-minute exam cancellation, students have a lot to complain about

It was only some time ago that the NTA announced the cancellation of the second shift of CUET UG citing both technical and administrative reasons. Here's the ordeal the students have been through  

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CUET UG Phase II: Second shift cancelled across all centres, exam will now be held on August 12

The second shift of the CUET-UG 2022 scheduled for July 4, Thursday was cancelled across all centres, while its first shift was postponed for a few centres across 17 states

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#JEEMains2022ExtraAttemptforall is back: From JEE Mains answer keys to tech glitches, these issues have students vexed

The NTA released answer keys for the JEE Mains 2022 Session II and kept the portal open for representations and objections raised by the candidates, many took to Twitter to express their concerns  

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Central Universities (Amendment) Bill 2022 seeks to create the Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya: Edu Min

The Minister said that the plan was to unify different departments to create a new infrastructure where various transport sector elements will coordinate with each other on the platform of Gati Shakti

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Kerala Education Minister Sivankutty speaks about gender-neutrality, mid-day meals and more

He also spoke about a recent order by the state's child rights panel, which directed the government to turn all single-sex schools in the state to co-educational institutions

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Private school in Kolkata to launch its own nano-satellite, signs agreement with ITCA

The satellite will be launched by South Point High School, which is a part of the MP Birla Group. The project is a part of the government's 75 Students' Satellites Mission 2022

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NATA 2022 Phase III Exam admit cards expected tomorrow, August 5. Details here

The exam will be conducted on August 7. The admit cards are expected to be out tomorrow on the official website

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Karnataka HC to hear petition of KCET repeaters on August 8. No verification process to be initiated till then?

The press release went on to inform that as the High Court noted the urgency of the matter, "heard the learned counsel and adjourned the matter to Monday for orders"

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All that you need to know about Delhi University's new admission process for UG courses based on CUET scores

The Delhi University approved a new admission process for its undergraduate admissions based on CUET scores

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CUET UG 2022 Phase II is underway; students will get five marks for dropped questions

Universities and their affiliated colleges will set the cut-off list as per the marks secured by the students in the entrance test, Delhi University Professor Hansraj Suman had informed

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#JusticeForKCETdroppers: Petitions filed in Karnataka High Court; repeater students, parents continue protests    

A repeater shares that three separate petitions have also been filed before the High Court. Repeaters, parents and student organistions share their thoughts   

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CUET UG 2022: List of central universities exempted by Centre due to "operational difficulties"

Following is the list of universities that have been exempted due to operational difficulties, as mentioned by the Minister of State

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#WhatTheFAQ: After four years of work, why was Personal Data Protection Bill withdrawn?

The Bill that alarmed tech companies and privacy experts has now been withdrawn by the government after going through multiple changes and facing criticism. Why was the bill so controversial?

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CUET UG Phase II: NTA postpones exam in Kerala for August 4, 5, 6 due to rains

The fresh dates will be announced on the NTA's website. In an official notice, the agency said that the move was in the interest of the student community

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Andhra Pradesh Advanced Supplementary exams results: Girls secure 68.76%, fare better than boys

A total of 2,06,648 registered and appeared for the advanced supplementary examinations. Of them, 1,23,231 students completed their SSC with 64.23 per cent

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NEET frisking row in Kerala: High Court asks NTA to file detailed statement regarding the incident 

As per the complaint, the incident took place after metallic hooks were detected in the innerwear of some girls during screening

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KCET 2022 document verification for counselling postponed to August 8 amid protests 

With document verification to originally begin on August 5, parents and students have protested outside KEA offices, as well as the residence of Higher Education Minister Dr C N Ashwathnarayan

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Bhagavad Gita classes in Karnataka schools to commence from this academic year

The decision to introduce the text in schools has faced ardent opposition from activists, educationists and stakeholders. The discussion has been going on for the past year

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Andhra Pradesh gov't opens applications for Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme. Here are the details

The family income of students should not exceed Rs 8 lakh per annum and the maximum age of candidates should not exceed 35 years as of the date of publication of notification

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Amidst dissent and protests, DU Academic Council approves contested FYUP

The dissenting members pointed out irregularities in the formulation of the syllabi under the programme and said the process was undemocratic

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Accord central university status to Patna varsity, demands BJP MP from Bihar, in Lok Sabha

The matter was raised during a debate on the Central Universities (Amendment) Act, which converts the National Rail and Transportation University into an autonomous central university

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Mid-Day Meals Scheme workers not paid for four months in Karnataka, claim activists

The government's decision to increase the honorarium amount by Rs 1,000 hasn't received accolades from the activists, who have a host of other issues to highlight

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Railway Recruitment: Application fee to be refunded for women candidates after exam

The policy is being introduced as part of a slew of measures to increase the participation of women in the Indian Railways

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DU opens varsity courses for students from other institutions

The DU Academic Council approved the Competence Enhancing Scheme (CES), which allows students from other universities and institutions to enrol in courses from DU

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Did Sivankutty indicate gender-neutral uniforms for students? He refutes allegations

The Minister addressed various concerns of stakeholders in a meeting with representatives of various Parent Teacher Associations

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Now, only mother's Aadhaar registration mandatory for Anganwadi scheme. But activists fear this still doesn't help

Food rights activists say when it comes to linking Aadhaar with such schemes, there are multiple issues such as privacy and exclusion concerns 

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JEE Mains and NEET UG 2022 answer keys to be released soon. Stay updated

JEE Mains Session 2 ended on July 30 and NEET was held on July 17. Over 6 lakh and 15 lakh candidates attempted these exams, respectively  

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Six students from Gujarat clear IELTS, caught struggling to speak English before the court in the US

The agency in Gujarat, which was authorised to conduct the test, is now under the scanner and the police has said that CCTV cameras in the exam hall were turned off