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Wealth and gender impact Indian students' performance in school, says study

Researchers from the University of Birmingham and the University of East Anglia on Saturday published their work in the British Educational Research Journal

Published on 12th July 2020
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Dharmendra Pradhan bats for Atmanirbhar Bharat, asks students in foreign universities to return

While the immediate economic impact may slow India down, this is an opportunity to pause, rethink, and redesign, the minister told the students during the e-meet

Published on 12th July 2020
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People with higher memory capacity more likely to follow social distancing norms: Study

The results also suggest learning social distancing as a new norm requires an effortful decision process that relies on working memory

Published on 11th July 2020
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Online entrance exams will worsen already dismal representation of marginalised students: Ambedkarite student groups write to MHRD, UG

The lack of internet connectivity and electronic gadgets has long been an issue that students have brought up ever since the lockdown was announced

Published on 10th July 2020
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Dangerous and Cruel: International students in USA scramble to device plans to cope with new rule

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a lawsuit this week to block the decision

Published on 10th July 2020
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American varsities including Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over visa row for foreign students

The lawsuit represents a swift response to the unexpected order issued this week by the federal government, as universities rush to protect the status of thousands of international students

Published on 9th July 2020
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Pakistan schools should reopen in September: Education Ministers

It was decided during the inter-provincial Education Ministers' virtual conference on Wednesday that educational institutions will be opened in the first week of September

Published on 9th July 2020
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Don't let it drop: How this Odia youth's documentary on water wastage is hot on the film festival circuit

The cinematographer for Last Drop is Swarup Ranjan and the sound mixing has been done by Pratap Kumar. The crew toured extensively to find the right locales to shoot this short documentary 
 

Published on 8th July 2020
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Why this NIT Rourkela alum's Smart Valve will have you go 'wow' with all the IoT flowing through

The team has also come up with a device they call EcoSmart, which is an intelligent lighting controller, and they aspire to get into the wearable device segment very soon, if all goes well        

Published on 8th July 2020
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Reservation is not a poverty alleviation scheme: OBC welfare group writes to PM against ‘creamy layer’ concept

Reservation is a right of representation; it is the constitutional right given to the historically discriminated backward classes, the Association wrote

Published on 8th July 2020
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Trump admin's policy change on global students misguided: US varsities, lawmakers, Congressmen

The new guidelines have created panic among international students, a majority of whom come from China and India

Published on 8th July 2020
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Why Prabhat Sinha quit a job in the US to set up a sports academy for underprivileged kids in rural Maharashtra

Prabhat Sinha tells us how with his Mann Deshi Champions programme, he is aiming to enable every girl child in rural India to play sports

Published on 7th July 2020
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Horrifying and Cruel: American academicians, lawmakers slam ICE's move to send back foreign students

US Senator Elizabeth Warren tweeted that kicking international students out of the US during a global pandemic because their colleges are moving classes online for physical distancing hurts students

Published on 7th July 2020
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IIT Guwahati introduces first-of-its-kind course on UN-Sustainable Development Goals 2030 as part of the BTech curriculum

The course will be offered to the second year B Tech students as a compulsory course, to reorient the thinking of young and dynamic individuals towards the path of sustainable development

Published on 6th July 2020
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CBSE to partner with Facebook to provide training on AR, digital safety, online well being

The three-week training, to be conducted in batches, will cover fundamentals of AR and ways to utilise Facebook's software, Spark AR Studio

Published on 5th July 2020

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