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NEET_2019

SC says no to postponing JEE, NEET from September: Dismayed lawyers and students ask for Parliament to be opened first

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the pleas that sought a postponement of NEET and JEE, citing a spike in COVID cases in the country

Published on 17th August 2020
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Greek to you, Sanskrit to me: What do phrases like 'hot potato', 'bone of contention' mean?

An issue over which there is continuing disagreement is called a bone of contention.   NEP draft was the bone of contention during the past year and it continues to be controversial

Published on 9th August 2020
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No imposition or opposition to languages under NEP: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice-President delivered the maiden Smt Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy Memorial Lecture virtually and during it, expressed his happiness with the National Education Policy and highlighted its merits

Published on 6th August 2020
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Ramayana parayanam not to worship Ram but his qualities: Venkaiah Naidu at PSBB's Dr Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy Memorial lecture 

The Vice President delivered the maiden Smt Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy Memorial Lecture virtually and spoke highly of the late Smt Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy and the impact she has left behind

Published on 6th August 2020
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US teen who executed Twitter hack owns Rs 22.5 crore worth Bitcoin

According to Tampa Bay Times, the Tampa teen made his first court appearance over the weekend and described in "greater detail how they say he pulled it off"

Published on 4th August 2020
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Madras HC says no legal hurdles stopping OBC reservation in All India Medical Quota, gives three month deadline to centre

 

The Court has granted the Centre three months to enact the legislation providing reservations for OBCs in the All India Quota in non central institutions

Published on 27th July 2020
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The Martin Macwan Interview: How India can take inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement

In the backdrop of the BLM protests, removal of Confederate statues, we speak to the academic and Human Rights Activist about his letter calling for the removal of Manu’s statue from Rajasthan HC

Published on 21st July 2020
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How Twitter has miserably failed to tame parody accounts in India

Most of these accounts are being used for the purposes of targeting a particular person or for the purposes of forwarding or perpetuating a particular philosophy, political, religious or otherwise

Published on 20th July 2020
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Learning English: What do words like 'fast-track', 'backtrack', 'back-pedal' mean?

To ‘fast-track’ means to accelerate or speed up the progress of something. The other words that can be used instead of ‘fast-track’ include hasten, quicken, rush and expedite

Published on 11th July 2020
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The Walls are Alive with the Sound of their Muse: Meet Telangana's wall art king and queen, Swathi and Vijay

If Bristol has Banksy and Mumbai has Tyler, Telangana has Swathi and Vijay. Their work, mostly concentrated in Hyderabad and Khammam, provokes thought and inspires everyone who looks at it 

Published on 8th July 2020
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Sonia Gandhi writes to Modi seeking 27 percent OBC reservation in medical colleges

The senior Congress leader wrote that the denial of the seats is violative of the objective of the Constitution

Published on 3rd July 2020
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Only 89 students in Kerala have no access to online education. Here's how the state brought it down from 2.6 Lakh, in a month

The Kerala High Court has made this observation while disposing of four writ petitions that sought an intervention to bridge the digital divide

Published on 3rd July 2020
Shashi Tharoor

Want Shashi Tharoor as your prof? He will be teaching foundation courses at Masters’ Union School of Business

Dr Tharoor will teach a foundation course at the Masters’ Union which will draw from his experience as an eminent thinker, writer and administrator

Published on 1st July 2020
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Why it is only people who are illiterate about viruses that will call the lockdown useless

The argument that India started the lockdown too late is not valid from a medical perspective and from a social one

Published on 29th June 2020
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With NEET 2020 likely to be postponed or cancelled, anti-NEET voices call for its permanent ouster

 

Over the years, activists, politicians, educationists alike have continued to consistently express their disapproval of the exam and criticised it of being exclusionary and discriminatory 

Published on 25th June 2020

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