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Tamil Nadu passes all private Class 12 students with disabilities

The Tamil Nadu government has exempted private students with disabilities from writing Class 12 supplementary examinations and has declared them ‘all pass.’

Published on 31st July 2021
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Governer to streamline working of University VC Search Committee, urges Anna University former VC

In a letter to the governor, Balagurusamy has appealed for the swift appointment of a Vice Chancellor at the university in order to avoid potential corruption from political parties

Published on 31st July 2021
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Here's how much fee parents who suffered income loss during COVID will pay in TN

Last year, Justice N Anand Venkatesh had permitted private institutions to collect only 75% of the fees, determined for individual schools by the Tamil Nadu Private School Fee Determination Comittee

Published on 31st July 2021
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With 1.70 lakh applications in just five days, 143 government colleges of TN see a rise in demand for seats amidst COVID pandemic

Academicians feel there is an urgent need to increase the number of college seats or devise alternative methods like second-shift classes to accommodate all students this year

Published on 31st July 2021
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Tamil Nadu worried over a slight increase in COVID cases in some districts

However much to the relief of the department, 17 districts including Chennai and Kancheepuram witnessed zero deaths due to COVID-19 on Tuesday

Published on 28th July 2021
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College admissions worry many in TN as several students are yet to appear for Class 12 exams

More than 39,000 private candidates, nearly 2,000 absentees, students with arrears, and registered students who wish to retake their Class 12 exams will be appearing for it next month

Published on 24th July 2021
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Ruby's Dilemma: Meet the TN engineering student whose game on climate change clinched Apple's WWDC21

Apple's WWDC21 was bowled over by this engineering student from Tamil Nadu because the game he developed brought climate change and its consequences into sharp focus. Here's how it happened 

Published on 22nd July 2021
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Supreme Court order aside, Tamil Nadu can get exemption from NEET, says Dr GR Ravindranath. Here's how

Dr GR Ravindranath, a member of a state government-appointed committee to study the impact of NEET on medical admissions in Tamil Nadu says that there are provisions for exemption

Published on 22nd July 2021
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Tamil Nadu class-12th exam result published; pass percentage at 99.79 per cent

Education Minister of Tamil Nadu Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi declared the result for more than 8 lakh students who appeared for the examination

Published on 22nd July 2021
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Chennai schools directed to launch complaint forums for reporting child sexual abuse

The move comes after the Madras High Court directed the state government to launch complaint boxes for victims of child sexual abuse. Activists however claim that they are rarely used by the schools

Published on 22nd July 2021
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TN MP Thirumavalan asks Education Minister to implement proper reservation in IITs and IIMs for SC, ST, OBC students

The MP from Tamil Nadu's Chidambaram put up a photo of him submitting a letter to Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Published on 21st July 2021
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Colleges in four TN districts to be merged with Annamalai University: Higher Education Minister K Ponmudi

The minister said measures will be taken to develop Annamalai University into an affiliated university soon

Published on 21st July 2021
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Class 12 TN results are out, admissions for first-year UG courses open on July 26

There were several complaints that private institutions had begun the admission process even before the class 12 results were out. Education Minister K Ponmudi had warned not to start the process bef

Published on 19th July 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Meet the man who gave us our rupee symbol 11 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we would like to introduce you to Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam, the man from Tamil Nadu who designed the rupee symbol that we use today. This is the story of how he happened to design it

Published on 15th July 2021
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Teachers, academics explain why Karnataka is the only Southern state where students prefer Kannada medium learning

Surprisingly, Tamil Nadu has seen a huge drop in students preferring Tamil over English. Less than 30 per cent of students chose Telugu and around 34.8 per cent chose to study in Malayalam medium

Published on 13th July 2021

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