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Sri Lanka shuts schools again after a spike in COVID-19 cases

In a statement on Sunday, the Ministry said the decision to shut schools was taken after nearly 400 patients a rehabilitation center were infected with the virus in the past three days

Published on 13th July 2020
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Leave politics out of education and make our politics more educated: Ramesh Pokhriyal on criticism over CBSE's syllabus reduction

The HRD minister added that the only aim is to relax the stress on students by reducing the syllabus by 30 per cent and reiterated that it was only a one-time thing

Published on 9th July 2020
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Diversity, democracy, secularism, citizenship, demonetisation chapters dropped from CBSE syllabus 

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) notified the new syllabus for classes 9 to 12 for the 2020-21 academic session on Wednesday after rationalising up to 30 per cent of the curriculum

Published on 8th July 2020
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Schools in Sri Lanka partially open after being shut for nearly three months

Strict health guidelines were followed as students were subjected to temperature checks, frequent washing of hands and wearing face masks

Published on 7th July 2020
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Schools to reopen in Sri Lanka from Monday after over 3-month-long COVID-19 lockdown 

Ranjith Chandrasekera, the additional secretary to the ministry, said students from Grades 5, 11 and 13 will resume schooling on Monday

Published on 6th July 2020
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From online courses to refunds, here's how foreign varsities are trying to find a silver lining to the Corona cloud

Universities are not just taking their courses online but taking care of upcoming admissions as well by guiding students about visa and travel

Published on 20th April 2020
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Facebook launches online resource guide for educational communities

The online resource will help and guide education communities on how to collaborate by using Facebook's products and tools

Published on 13th April 2020
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Slow Clap: Why Modi Leaving Twitter, FB and Insta is a sign of our failure

Modi, on Tuesday, said that he will leave social media but a day after announced that he will let a woman take care of his social media for a day

Published on 4th March 2020
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Here's why marathon runner Barefoot Mallu ran from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in 27 hours

Bengaluru-based Aakash Nambiar, 30, a native of Kerala, began his long-distance run along the E11 highway on January 25 from the Abu Dhabi Corniche 

Published on 8th February 2020
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Why Mysuru photographer Samanvitha Rao believes that butterflies can teach us about climate change

Engineer-turned-photographer Samanvitha Rao has shot around 200 pictures of butterflies. She tells us why the climate is essential to preserve these creatures and the individual's role in saving them

Published on 29th January 2020
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Meet Veidehi Gite from Mumbai, who quit her job at the world's largest ad firm to solo travel the world

Veidehi Gite quit her job as Head of Communications at WPP in 2015 and now she is an award-winning luxury travel blogger.

Published on 2nd January 2020
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'Kolam' protests: TN police to probe Pak links of  protester detained at Chennai

The Chennai Police Commissioner said that Gayatri Khandhadai, a lawyer and researcher was associated with Bytes for All, a Pakistani human rights organisation and think-tank

Published on 2nd January 2020
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Confined to the campus, how Chennai law students protested CAA, police violence sans sound

In contrast to protests at most campuses across India, the students of the School of Excellence in Law gathered peacefully and made their protest count — with a reading of the Constitution's Preamble

Published on 17th December 2019
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This lady from Mysuru can tell you how to use bottle gourds grown at your home 

Seema Prasad carves handicrafts from 48 varieties of native bottle gourd available in Mysuru, thus giving underprivileged women and school dropouts a steady source of incom

Published on 11th December 2019
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Here's how this fisheries university became the best in Tamil Nadu in just 30 months 

The scope in agriculture and fisheries has increased in the past few years and fisheries studies is booming the most, said the VC

Published on 2nd December 2019

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