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Praveshotsav Campaign launched in Bihar to increase enrolment of children into schools 

The Bihar government plans to launch a 'Praveshotsav' campaign to enrol students in schools and ensures that special efforts will be made for enrolment of students from classes 1 to 9

Published on 27th February 2021
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DU awards 'digital degrees' to nearly 1,80,000 students during its 97th annual convocation

Over 156 medals and 36 prizes were also awarded to the students in person by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ''Nishank'', who was the chief guest of the occasion

Published on 27th February 2021
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Facebook waives fees for small businesses on 'Checkout on Shops'

Facebook has already said it will not collect any fees for paid online events from small businesses until at least August

Published on 27th February 2021
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Maharashtra board exams for classes XII, X to begin on April 23, 29 

These board exams are usually held in February and March, but this year their schedule has been changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 27th February 2021
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In its first mission of 2021, ISRO will soon launch Brazil's Amazonia-1 

PSLV-C51 rocket, which is the 53rd mission of PSLV will launch Amazonia-1 of Brazil as primary satellite and 18 co-passenger payloads from the first launch pad of the Sriharikota spaceport

Published on 27th February 2021
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Colleges and universities in Mizoram will reopen on March 1 

A meeting of education and health department officials instructed all college authorities to undertake mandatory thermal screening at the entrance and to strictly follow Standard Operating Procedure

Published on 27th February 2021
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Lockdown effect: Over 82 per cent children lost at least one mathematical, language ability during pandemic, finds APU study

Azim Premji University conducted a study in January 2021 to analyse the learning losses that students have suffered due to the long drawn break from physical classes

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Global Student Survey: Indians rank high on positivity about finances, prefer online learning

Around two-thirds (65 per cent) of students across the surveyed countries say they would rather want their university offered the choice of more online learning if it meant paying lower tuition fees.

Published on 26th February 2021
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Work from home, online classes causing eye and ear problems in children, adults, say Gurugram doctors

However, the doctors also asserted that one other reason which causes hearing problems is the noise pollution in Gurugram

Published on 26th February 2021
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TN board exams cancelled for two consecutive years due to COVID: Has this happened before?

Last year too, the Class 10 and Class 11 exams were cancelled by the TN state government due to the Coronavirus pandemic

Published on 26th February 2021
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With board exams looming, Govt school teachers in Tamil Nadu turn to rushed rote learning, excessive testing to help kids pass

Classes for +2 students only started on January 19 and now a month later, the government announced the board exam dates, so instead of teaching, the teachers are conducting test after test

Published on 26th February 2021
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Facebook says it will pay $1billion over three years to "support" the news industry

The social networking giant, which has been tussling with Australia over a law that would make social platforms pay news organisations, said it has invested $600 million since 2018 in news

Published on 25th February 2021
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WIth NEET PG centres in TN, Kerala filled in hours, CPIM MP writes to Health Ministry for an increase in centres

The lack of enough centres in the state has turned out to be a major issue for the aspirants in Tamil Nadu. Some have voiced their concerns on Twitter 

Published on 25th February 2021
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Teachers’ Association happy with TN government's decision to cancel exams for Class 9, 10, 11 students

The association said that they are happy with the decision because students are still facing the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 25th February 2021
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Now, colleges do NOT need prior permission from MEA to hold webinars, after academia protest

All government and government-aided institutes were asked to get the approval for not just the event and its topic, but the participants would also have to be cleared too

Published on 25th February 2021

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