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IIT Madras held its first ‘Mixed Reality’ Convocation on Sunday, 2,346 degrees awarded

This includes the highest number of PhDs awarded in an academic year – 353, which includes PhDs, Joint Degree PhDs with foreign institutions and Dual Degree PhDs

Published on 26th October 2020
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UoH Students’ Union to carry on hunger strike for fourth day, expect positive response from admin

The students say that they will continue to strike till they hear that their demands have been met and they get assurance from the University that the seats would be filled

Published on 22nd October 2020
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How Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences is providing Odisha's youth access to quality education

The children of KISS are educated, modern and they use their knowledge to improve their lives - be it through practice of better hygiene

Published on 20th October 2020
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Having private universities more important than reviving Nalanda: Manish Barriarr, Patna teacher and Oxford grad contesting Bihar Elections 2020

He is not the babu from Oxford but the Patna boy who connects to people on the ground level, says Manish Barriarr, a teacher-turned-politician

Published on 20th October 2020
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Researchers find that brain, not willpower, decides if you will lose weight or not

The findings, published in the journal NeuroImage, support a prevalent neural theory that people with an increased neural response to seeing and smelling food consistently overeat and gain weight

Published on 19th October 2020
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64 reserved PhD, MPhil seats may go vacant: UoH Students’ Union on hunger strike against new qualifying criteria

12 percent of PhD seats reserved for the OBCs, 42 percent for SCs, 56 percent of the STs, 75 percent for the Physically Challenged category could go vacant this year

Published on 18th October 2020
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UoH students' union launches hunger strike to protest against 'discriminatory' qualifying criteria in entrance exams

Union members staged the hunger strike at the Administration Block to seek reimplementation of the 1:6 criteria wherein shortlisted candidates are six times the total vacant seats

Published on 18th October 2020
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Odisha group keeps its mission alive, all 19 underprivileged medical aspirants crack NEET exam 

These successful students are products of Zindagi programme run by a non-governmental organisation of academician Ajay Bahadur Singh, who himself had similar experiences

Published on 17th October 2020
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Why Dalits and the underprivileged in India have built-in barriers to accessing mental health care

Mental healthcare even for so-called privileged communities is dismal, so one can only shudder to imagine what it must be for those from non-privileged backgrounds

Published on 11th October 2020
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UPSC CSE to be held on Sunday: Here's everything that you have to know about the exam

After much hue and cry and petitions, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday dismissed a petition which sought the examination's postponement

Published on 3rd October 2020
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Bihar woman breaks 10-day long fast after health worsens, UPSC stays mum

UPSC aspirant Priya Kumari who hails from Patna was on a hunger strike since September 11, seeking a postponement of UPSC Prelims

Published on 23rd September 2020
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How Odisha Knowledge Corp has helped youngsters hold on to their jobs during the pandemic 

The pandemic-induced job losses have us all worried, especially the youth. But OKCL is doing all it can — while adhering to UN’s SDGs — to help the youngsters. This is how they are doing it

Published on 19th September 2020
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This Bihar UPSC aspirant has been on a hunger strike for 5 days to get the prelims postponed

The students have been appealing to various authorities through social media platforms, seeking a postponement until the COVID curve plateaus

Published on 15th September 2020
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Congress, SP ask govt to come out with policy, resources to address exponential growth of mental health issues during COVID

Raising the issue during the Zero Hour in the Upper House, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said reports indicate that one in seven persons in India is suffering from depression

Published on 15th September 2020
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Enough is Enough: How young protesters forced Nepal to better manage the Coronavirus crisis

Top officials were accused of corruption in local media over the government's purchases of medical equipment and supplies from abroad

Published on 11th September 2020

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