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Pondicherry University says cost of running varsity has gone up 1000%, to justify fee hike

The University defended the fee hike by pointing out that for several years the fees of the University had remained the same  

 

Published on 3rd March 2020
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The perks of educating: How the EGS Pillay Group of Institutions is skilling their graduates for the industry

We find out more about the vision behind the EGS Pillay Group's mission to spread knowledge and help the society

Published on 6th January 2020
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This annual fest in Kochi helps underprivileged children study free of cost. Here's how

The Friends Forum currently supports a number of underprivileged students from three government schools in the city

Published on 5th November 2019
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Odisha parents' association calls CBSE's exam fee hike 'unconstitutional'; files PIL in High Court

 While the examination fee was hiked from Rs 750 to Rs 1,500 for General category students, it was increased from Rs 50 to Rs 1,200 for SC and ST students. Migration Certificate fee was fixed at Rs 35

Published on 1st November 2019
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IIT Roorkee student who teaches poor kids for free gets gold medal from Prez Kovind 

President Kovind felicitated him with the medal during IIT Roorkee's 19th annual convocation where eight other students were also awarded

Published on 4th October 2019
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Varun Gandhi to pay fees for Delhi tailor's son who cleared JEE but couldn't afford IIT

Varun Gandhi — a resident of South Delhi and not the BJP MP — and his family have come forward to finance Vijay Kumar's higher-education

Published on 9th September 2019
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Alekhya Reddy leads a life where she gets to travel without having a traditional 9 to 5 job

For a month, she curated new and interesting walks every day, lived and worked out of a fort and binged on Rajasthani food. It was the longest she has been cut off from family and friends 

Published on 24th July 2019
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This 12-year-old in Kochi runs a free library where people return books on time. Here's why  

12-year-old Yashoda D Shenoy runs a free library in Kochi. We talk to her about why she decided to start this project and where she got her books from

Published on 2nd July 2019
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Why is the SFI burning copies of the draft National Education Policy?

The BJP-led NDA government, the General Secretary of SFI, Mayukh Biswas said, had promised to bring out a draft in 2014 when they came to power which they finally achieved only a month back

Published on 25th June 2019
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NEET Results 2019: Not a single SC,ST student figures in the top 50 ranks, OBC students get 7

The number of scheduled caste students who appeared for the exam was 2,11,303 and about 99890 students passed which is about 51 percent  

Published on 5th June 2019
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How elder kids are trained to be mentors at Ishva Foundation's summer camp

Ishva Foundation and their recently concluded summer camp was a hit. Apart from this, their initiatives have helped children to the extent that they are now district-level sportspersons

Published on 1st May 2019
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Why TISS students are pushing their college to NOT give academic awards at their convocation

The students have written to the administration expressing concern over the award which they believe are against the ideals of justice and equality that they have learnt in the institution

Published on 29th April 2019
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Why Thirumurugan Gandhi believes that no one will be brought to justice for Thoothukudi shooting

The activist talks about the situation in Thoothukudi and how education is increasingly catering only to the rich and powerful and denied to the oppressed

Published on 20th February 2019
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This Pune-based organisation helps underprivileged students get accepted at IITs and other top institutions in India

In their one-year program, they also provide free food and accommodation for the year that the scholar spends with Dakshana

Published on 8th September 2018
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Bishan Singh Bedi launches vision screening campaign for underprivileged students

Former Indian cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi distributed free spectacles to 27 children of Government Boys Senior Secondary School, Pandara Park in New Delhi

Published on 20th August 2018

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