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Engineering student kills self by hanging himself from the ceiling fan of his hostel room in Nagpur

According to the police, Surnarayana, a resident of Korba in neighbouring Chhattisgarh, hanged himself from the ceiling fan using a bedsheet in his hostel room

Published on 19th July 2019
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Unable to fund daughter's IIT dream, Hyderabad auto driver tweets to KTR, gets help within hours

KTR paid the fees for two underprivileged girls who had cleared engineering entrance exams but were unable to pay the fees.

Published on 19th July 2019
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Meet Prabakaran, the lone TISS-Hyderabad student from the 'Land of Periyar' who continues to hunger strike  

Prabakaran who hails from Tamil Nadu is pursuing his second year of Masters in Public Policy and Governance  

Published on 18th July 2019
Hike Research scholars fellowship Strike

MHRD issues new memo, all research institutes must now pay revised stipends to PhD scholars

The MHRD had issued an Official Memorandum on July 16, hence clearing all confusions that the institutes raised about hiked stipends 

Published on 18th July 2019
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#PhDMeToo: Bipolar Calcutta University scholar harassed by colleague, alleges inaction by guide and VC

A former PhD researcher in the Department of Microbiology, he has accused a colleague and his guide of mental harassment — but other researchers say that his guide was absolutely not at fault

Published on 8th July 2019
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ICAI Result 2019: CPT June examination results declared, check scores on these websites

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) declared the result of the Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held on June 16 this year

Published on 18th July 2019
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Delhi HC directs IIT Delhi to decide sexual harassment complaint in eight weeks

The high court's order came on a plea seeking directions to the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi to take action on a report submitted by the Internal Complaints Committe

Published on 18th July 2019
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Spate of copycat suicides at SRM: Here's how we can make our hostel balconies safer  

Since suicides can sometimes be impulsive, should we do something more to prevent entry to spaces that can be potentially dangerous to students?   

 

Published on 18th July 2019
KIIT Athletic Academy

KIIT, Bhubaneshwar will name new athletic track after Dutee Chand

KIIT will dedicate its upcoming athletic track to Dutee Chand to mark her historic achievement

Published on 18th July 2019
IIT Madras

IIT Madras launches first-of-its-kind techMBA programme for undergraduate students

Department of Management Studies will offer the foundational techMBA courses during the third and fourth years of all UG programmes

Published on 18th July 2019
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Agriculture accounts for 70 per cent  consumption of ‘physical’ water in Hyderabad, IITH study 

The study was led by Dornadula Chandrasekharam, Visiting Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, and his Research Scholar Dagani Koteswar Rao

Published on 18th July 2019
TISS hunger strike

Hundreds of academics, activists, students, sign statement condemning TISS, Hyderabad closure

The statement said that it was worrying that these were the third round of protests on the question of accessibility and availability of hostel facilities for Dalit and Adivasi students

Published on 17th July 2019
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Why the Tamil Nadu DGP ordered a CB-CID probe into student suicides at SRM University

The three suicides had happened within a span of 60 days. The cases which are registered at Maraimalai Nagar police station will now be transferred to the CB-CID

Published on 17th July 2019
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TISS-Hyd Protests: Students file writ petition in Telangana HC to revoke campus closure  

The students have also released a statement in the form of a rebuttal to the sine-die notice, stating the events since June 26  
 

Published on 17th July 2019
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Meet Sminu Jindal, who is on a quest to make educational institutions accessible for differently-abled students

Stressing on the need for a change in mindset, Sminu says, “When people become aware, perspectives start changing, and only then, solutions start appearing”

Published on 17th July 2019

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