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"Schools are like de-addiction centres now": What do students, teachers, parents and counsellors have to say about offline classes?

In gathering reactions from the schooling community, we zero in on the concerns and challenges facing them as regular schooling takes off in the COVID era

Published on 26th March 2022

Think about the fate of rural students: Why VTU VC Dr Karisiddappa is firm about conducting semester exams offline  

Dr Karisiddappa, asked, "While the students living in urban area will get internet, what about those living in the rural areas? Indian Universities will take time to grow technologically strong."

Published on 8th January 2021

AI, drones to get patronage from academia, industry and govt: Finance Minister in Budget 2022

Here are the sectors that were deemed as "sunrise opportunities" by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the Union Budget

Published on 1st February 2022

Coach Calling: A simple guide to identifying and conquering your fears this new year

With the COVID scare back, the Coach is here to give you some tips on how to manage your fear, be it at academics, work or play

Published on 2nd January 2023

Foreign students to stream back into China as COVID restrictions ease. What does this mean for Indian students?

Since the start of the pandemic, many Chinese students had to either postpone or cancel plans to study abroad over fears of contracting COVID

Published on 2nd January 2023

COVID fear in Karnataka's Gadag district leads to schools advancing dates of sports meets, gatherings

School managements are worried about cancelling other events in case the government orders a night lockdown or ban on public gatherings

Published on 31st December 2022
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COVID-affected batches demand extension of deadline for PhD thesis submission; will file petition in HC

Several students and student-led associations too took to Twitter to show solidarity with students who are raising this demand

Published on 30th December 2022

Invigilators implore Bharathiar University to pay remuneration for exam duty

A few colleges did not give remuneration to invigilators during the pandemic situation citing online exams

Published on 30th December 2022

Karnataka schools to follow previous COVID-19 guidelines: State Education Department

Private schools have already issued  Covid 19 guidelines to their students, faculty members and parents

Published on 30th December 2022

Masks made mandatory in Uttarakhand private, government schools amid COVID concerns

As per the Union Health Ministry sources, the next 40 days will be crucial as India may see a surge of COVID cases in mid of January

Published on 29th December 2022

Necessary evil or menace? Understanding why coaching centres still thrive despite suicides, mental health issues

Parents continue to feel the need for enrolling their wards into coaching institutes and students too, despite being aware of the stress, sign up

Published on 29th December 2022

Class X, Plus II exams may be conducted following COVID guidelines: Odisha Education Minister

The SA-II is expected to take place in February, while the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) is mulling over conducting AHSE 2023 in March: Sources

Published on 27th December 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: World's first nasal COVID-19 vaccine rolled out! What's the cost? Can you take it?

Bharat Biotech in collaboration with Washington University at St Louis brought out the vaccine, iNCOVACC

Published on 26th December 2022

JEE Mains 2023: Madurai MP urges Education Minister to allow Tamil Nadu students to apply

JEE (Mains) is held for admission to premier institutes such as the National Institute of Technologies (NITs), Indian Institute of Information Technologies (IIITs) and others

Published on 24th December 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: COVID alert; Omicron BF.7 is here. What is it all about? How is it affecting India?

This highly infectious strain is a mutant variant of the Omicron virus and has been detected in Odisha and Gujarat 

Published on 23rd December 2022

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