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Uttar Pradesh, Delhi have 15 of 24 fake universities in the country according to UGC's 2020 list

On Wednesday, the UGC had released a list of 24 self-styled unrecognised 'universities'. Eight of them are located in Uttar Pradesh

Published on 8th October 2020
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This 24-year-old research scholar from Odisha is discovering new species of snakes and spiders

These are the steps Rakesh Kumar Mohalik follows when he comes across anything new or different, just like he did with the yellow turtle in Balasore recently. We find out more about his work 
 

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Is your handwriting critical to success in the age of computers and text messages?

How much trouble can bad handwriting get you into and for how long? Monteiro ponders over it in his recent column

Published on 22nd August 2020
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Missouri woman prompts Merriam-Webster to redefine 'racism' 

Kennedy Mitchum, who lives in the St Louis suburb Florissant, said people would argue with her about the definition of racism and she realized the problem was in the Merriam-Webster's dictionary

Published on 10th June 2020
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Here's how Sitansu Mishra's Jobskul is making placements in colleges more effective

Jobskul is based on the model of 'Hire, train and deploy' implemented on their aggregator platform and operate pan-India. Their team provides skilled manpower to industries as per the requirement 

Published on 1st June 2020
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How JNU student body BAPSA has been working to provide food, aid for stranded migrant workers

Since many had already gone home, BAPSA decided that the members could help out in their individual capacities in their own hometowns

 

Published on 3rd April 2020
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Half of India's Central Universities still fail to fill SC, ST quotas in 2019, reveals HRD Ministry  

According to the data, out of 40 Central Universities, 19 haven't met the quota that should be allotted to SC, ST students — as many as 17 don't fulfil the OBC quota  
 

Published on 6th February 2020
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This man from Uttarakhand has covered 6,500 km and is walking further to seek ban on EVMs

Onkar Singh Dhillon is fighting against using EVMs during elections and promotes using ballot paper instead

Published on 30th 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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If you don't support the Left, they accuse you of going Right: Jitendra Sanu, BAPSA's candidate in JNUSU poll

Jitendra or as his friends fondly call him, Jitu, was one of the founding members of the Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students' Association 

 

Published on 2nd September 2019
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Looking for traditional weaves with a cool new design? This Insta page is where you need to be

Bhubaneswar-based Tania Khosla Taneja intends to pursue a design course alongside her work to supplement her present knowledge

Published on 2nd September 2019
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These men are hell-bent on saving Odisha's wetlands and all the birds that depend on it

Subrat Debata and the Aranya Foundation intend to make people sit up and understand the importance of wetlands and the species who call it their home

Published on 31st July 2019
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UGC releases a list of 23 fake universities. Full list inside

Eight of these universities are in Uttar Pradesh, followed by Delhi (seven). Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Puducherry have a fake university each

Published on 24th July 2019
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Tribal student from Orissa gets picked for the Commonwealth Pre Vadet Indian Judo team

Earlier, Majhi has played four state competition in which he bagged a gold, silver and bronze each. In the Commonwealth Pre Cadet selection last year, Majhi came at the third place

Published on 11th July 2019
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Classroom in a container: Divya Jain's organisation Safeducate helps train first-time job seekers 

From email etiquette and making presentations to warehouse management and truck driving, Safeducate helps trains job seekers in the skills required for various industries

Published on 19th June 2019

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