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NEET Exam Results 2020

NEET 2020: Women fare better, ST category sees a spike in pass percentage

Women fared better than men in the exam with a pass percentage of 57.14 (57.11 per cent in 2019) while 55.58 per cent of the men who appeared passed the exam

 

Published on 17th October 2020
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Indian students have adjusted to blended learning at UK universities, finds study 

As the 2020-21 autumn term got underway this month, they collated reports of universities putting in place a range of dedicated support measures for students flying in from overseas, including India

Published on 16th October 2020
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Why Anna University’s claims of not changing name, retaining reservation policy may not come through

TN education activist Prince Gajendra Babu points out that according to the UGC notification’s instructions the Centre could have more control over the University than the state

Published on 15th October 2020
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Centre issues fresh advisory to states on women safety; says police must adhere to laid down norms

The detailed three-page advisory of the Union Home Ministry came days after the alleged gangrape and murder of a women at Hathras in Uttar Pradesh sparked nationwide outrage

Published on 10th October 2020
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Labouring over India's new labour codes: Why academics, experts believe that it needs a lot more 'work'

Various labour unions have raised their voices against the floor wages being introduced by the new codes but not too many of them have been very vocal about the OSHWC Code

Published on 8th October 2020
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Hope Community Village in Alappuzha is one of India's first group foster homes

Set up in 1995, Hope Community Village offers a family environment for young children without following any of the ordinary institutionalising processes

Published on 7th October 2020
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Delhi HC declines PIL seeking institutions to charge only tuition fee in view of COVID-19

During the brief hearing, the bench said that universities have to pay their professors and also set up the infrastructure for online classes

Published on 7th October 2020
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This 21-year-old from Bengaluru is teaching kids about snakes in rural Karnataka to keep them safe

Herpatologist Spoorthi about the Haavu Mattu Naavu initiative that's creating awareness about snakebites and teaching rural Karnataka how to mitigate this 

Published on 4th October 2020
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Let's bid goodbye to old, overused terms: Common cliches you can avoid in the English language

Have the habit of using high-sounding phrases and old-fashioned words in formal letters and emails? Don't think that you can impress the reader by using them and overusing the word, 'please'

Published on 4th October 2020
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Hundreds of aspirants battle COVID-imposed restrictions to turn up at UPSC exam centres

The Supreme Court (SC) on September 30 declined to postpone the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination scheduled for October 4

Published on 4th October 2020
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Advocate moves Madras HC to stop forceful removal of 'thali', 'metti' of NEET candidates

When examination halls are fitted with CCTV cameras and invigilators are always present to ensure the proper conduct of the exams, there is no necessity for such frisking, said the petition

Published on 1st October 2020
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She says she is fine, but is she? How Dr Munjaal Kapadia's podcast is helping to de-taboo women's health

Making a topic like women's health a taboo buries it deep under the ground and this can not only give rise to increased physiological issues in women but their mental health might also be affected

Published on 26th September 2020
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Facebook employees can't use political images as profile pics

The change would prohibit employees from setting their profile pictures to images that promote specific political candidates or express solidarity with causes such as Black Lives Matter

Published on 25th September 2020
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Youth Leadership Academy to equip youths to face today's challenges: Kerala CM

The Chief Minister further said this while inaugurating the Youth Leadership Academy which would provide leadership and skills training to the youth of Kerala

Published on 24th September 2020
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Here's why cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty's Green Humour page will get you thinking about conservation with a laugh

In Rohan Chakravarty's world of comics, animals have tongues as sharp as knives and they use them to tell you about their woes in a way that forces you to sit up and care. Are you ready to plunge in?

Published on 23rd September 2020

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