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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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Let’s Teach English: How this Chennai initiative is helping underprivileged children speak English better

What began as a pandemic project currently has over 3000 volunteers and 40 organisations enrolled in the Let’s Teach English initiative in different states all over the country

Published on 24th February 2021
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Private schools in Gurugram reluctant to resume primary classes with COVID-19 cases increasing across the country

Schools will have to follow all COVID-19 related guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) before starting operations, said a senior education department official

Published on 24th February 2021
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No extra attempt for UPSC 2020 aspirants, says SC. Here's what it means for JEE (Advanced) students

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea that sought an extra attempt for them, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 24th February 2021
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Six winners emerge from fifth edition of India's largest online Arithmetic Genius Contest

The preliminary rounds of the contest were conducted during the tough pandemic times when children were forced to stay at home

Published on 24th February 2021
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With job market still bleak, LinkedIn finds 10 per cent growth in people who've turned founders, entrepreneurs

92 per cent of Gen X and 98 per cent of Baby Boomers say the strength of their work experience and academic qualifications makes them more confident

Published on 24th February 2021
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SC dismisses plea of scores of UPSC aspirants seeking another chance to attempt the exam

The Centre had told the Supreme Court that it is not in favour of one-time relaxation to UPSC civil service aspirants, to those who are age-barred, as it will be discriminatory to other candidates

Published on 24th February 2021
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NEET PG exam fees now over 5K for OBC, open category, almost 4k for SC,ST, PwD candidates

Even since it was established, the exam has drawn criticism for depriving students from marginalised communities and poor backgrounds of medical education

Published on 23rd February 2021
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50,000 teachers, heads of private schools in Karnataka stage massive protest against fee reduction

The rally by nearly 50,000 people from the railway station to Freedom Park in the city centre blocked the 2-km road and disrupted traffic for hours

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Unemployment rates in the UK shoot up as fresh COVID restrictions shut businesses

The figures however don't show the full impact of COVID-19 restrictions on employment because some 1.9 million workers remain on furlough

Published on 23rd February 2021
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This 26-year-old from Odisha recounts working at the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh during the lockdown

Baisali Mohanty hails from Odisha and currently, she works for the United Nations. She is also credited to have started the Oxford Odissi Centre while studying at Oxford. We listen in to her story...

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Oorna Permaculture Farm sticks to sense and sustainability while conducting workshops that bring you closer to nature. Meet the 30-year-old Hyderabadi artist behind it

Would you like to visit a farm? Oorna Permaculture Farm is different though. They have cobbed and poured walls plus they follow the principles of permaculture. This 30-year-old artist behind it all

Published on 23rd February 2021

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