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Why students and deer are dismayed by the wall dividing Madras University and Anna University

The wall also affects the deer movement on campus and students' access to labs, playgrounds, banks and libraries

 

Published on 26th June 2019
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Why is the SFI burning copies of the draft National Education Policy?

The BJP-led NDA government, the General Secretary of SFI, Mayukh Biswas said, had promised to bring out a draft in 2014 when they came to power which they finally achieved only a month back

Published on 25th June 2019
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SFI writes to MHRD and pulls the plug on fake universities offering DLitt degrees to VIPs. Full list inside

The list has nine universities. The organisation has also submitted a letter to the Ministry of Human Resource Development on Thursday

Published on 21st June 2019
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Kerala music college suffer from shortage of staff, no action from government

College Principal R Rajalakshmi said the functioning of the college has been affected severely by the staff crunch

Published on 25th June 2019
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At behest of MHRD, JNU to make Hindi compulsory, Student Union says they will not allow it

In October 2018, the MHRD and the UGC released a letter stating that all central universities must have Hindi as a compulsory language since it was the 'national language' 

Published on 24th June 2019
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Yogi government's new ordinance bar campuses from being used for 'anti-national' activities

The draft "Uttar Pradesh Private Universities Ordinance, 2019", which would bring 27 private universities under the purview of the proposed law 

Published on 20th June 2019
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TISS Hyderabad slashes high hostel fees after students issue statement of protest

The students had stated in a statement that those dependent on the post-matric scholarships would not be able to pay the high fees

Published on 20th June 2019
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Here's how a young IAS officer is driving an entire city to salvage our future — one small green step at a time

"We need to try to live in a circular economy where we try to recycle everything we use," says Dasari who has been working in this field for over five years now

Published on 20th June 2019
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Panai Sathish believes our Tamil culture is in our Palms, here's how he's conserving them

Since 2016, Sathish has had a prefix to his name, he's called 'Panai' Sathish. Panai, is the Tamil word for palmyra and Sathish has planted over 80,000 of them across Chennai.

Published on 17th June 2019
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Did WB varsity profs withdraw resignation after education minister assures action?

The university’s Arts Teachers Council had also led rallies along the Barrackpore Trunk Road and also organised sit-ins in front of the Rabindranath Tagore statue on campus  

Published on 19th June 2019
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NIFT alumni start a petition to reinstate jobs of 56 staffers who were fired for sexual harassment complaint

The termination came after a group of close to 13 support staff staged a protest at the campus stating that they got no resolution for their complaint on alleged sexual harassment

Published on 19th June 2019
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If absentees get attendance, they don't require a dean anymore: Why Ved Kumari resigned from DU's Faculty of Law

Ved Kumari was three months short of completing her tenure as the Dean when she resigned from the post. Her resignation has since sparked off some unpleasant revelations about the state of affairs

Published on 19th June 2019
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Activists protest outside Bihar Bhawan, seek Nitish Kumar's resignation over deaths of children 

Protestors said accused the Centre and the Bihar government of not being serious about containing the outbreak, and said the healthcare system in the state was mismanaged

Published on 18th June 2019
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MCC professors found guilty of sexual harassment back at work? Students told that they've 'apologised'

Though the committee had found that the actions of the two professors did constitute sexual harassment, the professors are back at work and students claim that the administration has 'moved on'    

Published on 18th June 2019
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This platform helps local retailers get back in the game by providing effective strategies for better interaction with consumers

Saksham Agrawal tells us about his startup Surelocal and how they are helping local retailers survive in a competitive market

Published on 18th June 2019

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