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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

Soyeb had hogged the limelight nationally securing a perfect 720 out of 720 in NEET 2020 (Pic: EdexLive)

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

Saurashtra University Vice-Chancellor NM Pethani, said the final interviews had already been conducted for the appointment of 78 teaching assistantsPic: Saurashtra University

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

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Delhi University admissions 2021: Third cut-off list is out. Details inside

Only a few colleges under DU that hadn't yet filled up their seats released a third cut-off list; benchmarks down only marginally

Boy wonder Izhaq Shamas | Pic courtesy: Ninumol Shamas

Li'l Einstein: Meet this four-year-old Science wiz who just loves doing experiments

Acid-base test, liquid density test and solubility test are some of the experiments he performs practically

OckyPocky founder Amit Agarwal | Pic courtesy: OckyPocky

Let's do the OckyPocky and turn English education around for our youngest learners 

This is the first app in India that promotes interactive self-learning among preschoolers, teaching them English via regional languages

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This associate professor from Centurion University is working on research that could be used as a benchmark tool for genome engineering

Dr Mishra is currently heading the Department of Botany under the School of Applied Sciences and is also the team lead of the Centre of Genetics and Genomics at Centurion University

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Visually challenged at Kerala's SB College get extra help; free audio library set up 

Students of the Library Science department have offered to record audio versions of the textbooks in the syllabus 

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DU releases third cut-off list today, list for Jesus and Mary College and more out now

Admissions against this third cut-off list will be conducted from October 18 to 21. Here are all the details you need to know

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Tuition centre in Surat sealed after eight students tested positive for COVID-19 

This is the second time in October that COVID-19 cases were reported from an educational institution. Prior to this, a private school was shut temporarily after some students tested positive

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This 23-year-old from Coimbatore is training youngsters in Wushu for free. This is his inspiring story

A class VI student RN Rohan, who won bronze at the national level, shared, "My father, who heard that free classes for Wushu are being conducted for students in our village, admitted me here"

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Reopen lower primary schools from Oct 21, taking opinion polls from parents will only cause more delay, say experts

As the department will keep attendance optional, parents who are unwilling to send their children to schools can keep them at home, added experts

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NCBC asks UoH to correct reservation roster, VC promises to upload it on website within a week

The AIOBCSA, who were the complainants, considers this a win as the NCBC has directed the varsity to correct the violations in the roster

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TNOU to launch a short-term course on COVID-19 next month. Here's what to expect from it

Vice-Chancellor of TNOU, K Parthasarathy informed that the university has signed an MoU with Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University in this regard

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L&T steps into the EdTech space with an offering that hopes to bridge the gap between young engineers and the industry

Faculty from the industry, academia and within the company itself will add further to the goals of this EdTech which will also follow a vigorous process of skilling, assessment and certification 

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Odisha to reopen schools on Oct 21 for Class XI and Oct 25 for Class VIII

Following the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, these classes will resume this month itself, informed the School and Mass Education Minister

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In a first for any UK institution, Cambridge to hand over a looted Benin bronze statue to Nigeria 

The college set up a working group to examine the legacy of slavery and the group concluded that the statue "belongs with the current Oba at the Court of Benin"  

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All Afghan girls will be allowed to attend secondary schools, Taliban working on a framework: UN official

During the Taliban's previous rule of Afghanistan from 1996-2001, they denied girls and women the right to education and barred them from working and public life 

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How a whopping 17 students from this gov't aided school in a Kerala village made it into DU colleges

This comes barely two weeks after DU prof Rakesh Kumar Pandey accused the coastal state of 'Marks Jihad'

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CET seat allotment delay can have serious impact, warns K'taka educationist in a letter to principal secretary of higher edu dept  

He asked the department to expedite the CET process and suggested the government sync the last date for admissions to general degrees and admissions via CET to professional courses

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Need to think about why many Kerala students are joining institutes in Delhi, other places: Kerala CM 

"New courses should be started in the higher education sector. Each institution should have the necessary environment to increase academic standards," he added 

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I have the grouse that I could not study in this college: TN CM Stalin while inaugurating a new building at Loyola

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister MK Stalin recalled that Loyola College has always had a special connection with his family

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A new institute on waste management to be inaugurated today in Kerala, to focus on research and awareness

The Indian Institute of Waste Management and Research Centre has been established at Puthuppadi with the mission of giving a new direction to scientific waste management

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Will making Kannada compulsory under NEP widen the urban-rural divide? Lecturers weigh in 

Even as an optional, students would choose a skill-based course over language, as the latter would not be seen as a value addition in terms of employment, said another lecturer

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How these MCC students are working to solve the deer-dog conflict without harming anyone

Smrithi Wilson and Karthik, two BSc Zoology students, have started a Wildlife Conservation Club along with PFCI  

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CMS College, Kottayam to get a film institute and its own educational theatre

The theatre has been built to cater to the needs of the newly-introduced film production course

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NEET 2021 Answer Key and OMR sheets released; candidates have till October 17 to raise objections 

The answer key has been released on the NTA's official website Find the instructions to download it here

Pink Lungi founders Govindan K and Aishwarya Gopinath

This Instagram page will make you drool and go all nostalgic about Kerala's diversity. We chatted with its founder   

The Pink Lungi is a web space that talks about all things that a Malayali can relate to. Aishwarya Gopinath gives us the deets

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TN teacher metes out corporal punishment to student, gets caught on camera and arrested

After the video went viral, the student complained to the school principal, who in turn reported the matter to the education department  

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JEE Advanced 2021 topper Mridul Agarwal's house overflooded with joy: He never studied when he didn't want to

Students can access their JEE Advanced result by logging in at the using their registration number and dates of birth

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What happened on October 15: Kalam was born, China launched its first human space flight mission and Najeeb Ahmed went missing

Nobody would have imagined that the little boy of Rameswaram would play a key role in working for India's first Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV)

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JEE-Advanced 2021: Mridul Agarwal from Delhi zone bags top rank; Kavya Chopra topper among women

A total of 41,862 candidates have qualified in JEE-Advanced this year, of whom 6,452 are female candidates, according to officials

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Shashi Tharoor marks Vidyarambham; initiates toddlers into the world of education

The 65-year-old has always marked the occasion in the right spirit and he shared glimpses of it on social media this time

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Tamil Nadu Gov't to reopen playschools and kindergarten schools on November 1, all employees must be vaccinated  

Health Minister Ma Subramanian said that the state would take efforts to vaccinate children between 2 and 18 years against COVID once the Central Government releases a directive

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CBSE exams for classes X and XII to be held in two terms. Time-table out on October 18

These exams will have multiple-choice questions covering only the first half of the rationalised syllabus and will be conducted for 90 minutes

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JEE Advanced results out today. Here is all you need to know

Of the 2.5 lakh candidates who cleared the JEE (Main) exam this year, 1,51,207 have registered for JEE Advanced 2021

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DU VC issues order to fill up vacant principal posts in 20 colleges

The colleges have been functioning without a governing body since September 13. It is believed that the lack of permanent positions for principals is causing the problem

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Registration for JoSAA 2021 counselling to begin from October 16. Here's all that you need to know

The counselling schedule was announced on October 11, and from October 16 the registration process will commence