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Education Ministry names OP Jindal Global University 'Institution of Eminence'

This is a historic recognition for JGU as all legislative, regulatory and procedural requirements under the IoE regulations have been duly met, enabling JGU to function as an 'Institution of Eminence'

Published on 29th October 2020
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Researchers develop new smartwatch app that warns deaf users of nearby sounds

Smartwatches offer people a private method for getting notifications about their surroundings -- such as a phone call, health alerts or an upcoming package delivery

Published on 29th October 2020
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Pune varsity apologises after bizarre questions on 'jihad' feature in online exams

The question reads: "Jihad is an example of what type of terrorism?" with options "Religious, Revolutionery, Political, State-Sponsored"

Published on 29th October 2020
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Beating stigma with positivity: How Kerala's transgenders are carrying the state's education legacy forward

This year, eighteen transgender students passed the Kerala Government's Class XII equivalency examination. We spoke to three of them and understood their backstories

Published on 28th October 2020
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NEET topper Akanksha Singh felicitated by UP Chief Minister Yogi

Adityanath said that Akansha, who had secured 100 per cent marks and stood second in the country, has done the state proud

Published on 28th October 2020
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AIM launches circular economy hackathon for identifying innovative tech solutions by bright-minded students, start-ups

The idea of I-ACE was conceived during a virtual summit on June 4, between the Indian and Australian prime ministers, exploring innovative ways to boost the circular economy in India and Australia

Published on 27th October 2020
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Attention space buffs: NASA is all set to unveil an 'exciting' Moon discovery today

The US space agency said the discovery from Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will be unveiled at a media teleconference at 12 pm EDT (9.30 pm India time) on Monday

Published on 26th October 2020
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IIT Madras held its first ‘Mixed Reality’ Convocation on Sunday, 2,346 degrees awarded

This includes the highest number of PhDs awarded in an academic year – 353, which includes PhDs, Joint Degree PhDs with foreign institutions and Dual Degree PhDs

Published on 26th October 2020
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This police constable from Chamrajnagar is Mysore University's Economics topper. This is her inspiring story 

Kaveri scored 91 per cent in Economics subject alone and her total percentage for three years of degree is 83. Currently working as a police constable, she is preparing for Sub-Inspector Exams 

Published on 23rd October 2020
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India needs to fix domestic issues, economy to face the world with more credibility: Shashi Tharoor at UN

The former Union minister said he has always argued that India's international credibility is often a reflection of its domestic postures

Published on 23rd October 2020
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For teachers, the biggest competitors now are YouTube and Google: Panelists on the future of management education post-COVID

NEP is going to create a positive impact on how institutes will educate their students and how they will be welcomed at the workplace, added Dr Munirudheen A, Director, AI International College

Published on 21st October 2020
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Emmanuel Macron pays tribute to beheaded teacher Samuel Paty

The memorial service was attended by the teacher's family and some 400 guests. The coffin was brought into the ceremony on the shoulders of a guard of honour and to the sound of the song "One" by U2

Published on 22nd October 2020
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How the country’s first transgender-run Milk Cooperative Society in Kovilpatti has given them hope and an identity

Activist Grace Banu credits the District Collector, the District Revenue Officer and the relentless hard work of the transgender community in setting up the Cooperative

Published on 21st October 2020
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Kerala teacher, former student wrote a song for Jacinda Ardern. And the NZ PM wrote back to thank them

The song 'A leader called Jacinda' was written by M C Vasisht and composed and sung by his student Ashish Thomas George

Published on 21st October 2020
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Nigerian students in Chennai come together to show solidarity to youth protesting against police brutality in Nigeria

When Ishaku began to hear the news of the protests, he felt proud of the fellow youth of his country who he believed were ‘standing up for what is right’

Published on 20th October 2020

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