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UGC grants six months extension to MPhil, PhD students for thesis submission

The UGC had on April 29 issued guidelines on examination and academic calendar for the universities in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown

Published on 4th December 2020
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Student-made app Yibe is set to take socialising out of college and back to the streets. Here's how

The student duo who will represent India at the global workshop of the programme spent over 5 months perfecting the platform, Yibe Network which allows like-minded college students find each other

Published on 4th December 2020
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This Vijaywada IAS Academy named its Humanities Department after Sonu Sood. Here's why

Sarat Chandra IAS Academy had recently named a department after the actor. Sonu Sood says that he was honoured by the same

Published on 4th December 2020
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School kids to soon go without bags atleast one day in a month post lockdown

The letter sent to school education secretaries in all the states also said that from first to tenth grade, the weight of the school bag should not exceed 10% of the student’s weight

Published on 4th December 2020
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Jharkhand CM urges Harsh Vardhan to reconsider NMC's decision to stop admissions in 3 medical colleges in state

In his letter to Vardhan, Soren had said that the NMC has ordered, on the basis of some infrastructure and facility deficiencies, that this year there will be no fresh admission

Published on 3rd December 2020
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Breather for MPhil, PhD researchers as UGC extends deadline thesis submissions

The deadline for submitting their thesis has been extended to June 30, 2021, according to a statement by the UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain

Published on 3rd December 2020
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When will the CBSE board exam, NEET and JEE be held in 2021? Here's the latest update

CBSE generally release their Date sheet by this time every year but understandably it did not happen this year 

Published on 3rd December 2020
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This 2021 calendar conceptualised by a DU student and a photographer, features six models with disabilities

Titled Oddity: Don’t Bend, Don’t Blend, it aims to create awareness and raise funds to help out NGOs that help people with disabilities

Published on 2nd December 2020
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This software developer's Insta page is all about turning everyday inanimate objects into quirky drawings

From her first graphic novel to an Instagram page recently filled with quirky drawings of everyday kitchen ingredients, Devi Menon is boldly exploring her love for simple art

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Meet Suresh Nair, the BHU prof who's getting students to spread the message of peace through art 

Suresh K Nair's work has always celebrated messages of peace and equality. Here's why he regards his work as his social responsibility and ensures that his students practise the same

Published on 2nd December 2020
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UGC asks varsities and HEIs to promote cybersecurity courses to increase awareness

More than 1.5 billion children and young people have been affected by the closing of schools worldwide and many are online now taking classes and socialising, the UN's children's agency UNICEF said

Published on 2nd December 2020
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UK first country to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, rollout in days 

The government has formally accepted the recommendation from the MHRA, which means the two-dose vaccine can be injected into arms of high-risk categories within days

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Nishank goes LIVE on Dec 10: Here's why students, parents across India are tweeting their concerns with #EducationMinisterGoesLive

Students have been encouraged to share their feedback and queries about these topics via Twitter using the hashtag #EducationMinisterGoesLive  

Published on 2nd December 2020
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COVID-19 worsening gender-based violence, human-trafficking for women: United Nations

However, lockdowns and other measures implemented in the wake of the global health crisis have led to a "shadow pandemic" of rising gender-based violence

Published on 1st December 2020
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TN colleges want government to restore classrooms to pre-COVID state for students' safety

While extending the lockdown until the end of the year, the Chief Minister has also directed the hostels to open their doors, to help students resume their normal schedule

Published on 1st December 2020

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