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Anant National University Collaborates With AWHCT to Document Heritage Houses in Ahmedabad

Through this opportunity, students of Anant National University will develop the skills of observing traditional buildings along with gaining an understanding of the traditional construction techniques, and understand architectural transitions from the

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Jamia Millia Islamia students call off hunger strike after administration accedes to demands

A group of Jamia Millia Islamia students called off their hunger strike on Monday after the administration gave them written assurance to meet their demands of appointing Turkish teachers and shifting language programme to MMAJ Academy of International

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UNICEF, NASSCOM sign MoU to strengthen child rights

New Delhi, Oct 8 (PTI) UNICEF and NASSCOM Foundation Monday signed an agreement to strengthen child rights through "meaningful business interventions", an official statement said. With this Memorandum of Understa

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Educational institutes providing services to NRI students eligible for export incentives

Institutes providing education to non-resident Indians (NRIs) will be eligible to claim services export incentives under the commerce ministry's SEIS scheme. Providers of eligible services are entitled to duty credit scrips on net fo

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Educators Learn Productivity Tools at Tech Dive 2018

ScooNews preps the next wave of skills in school education to transform Teaching & learning with Tech Giants Microsoft, Adobe, Extramarks and Ebix Smartclass The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet hosted top educators from across India at

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HC dismisses plea seeking reservation for kids born to physically challenged people

A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and P T Asha said "the rule does not provide any reservation for children of the physically handicapped." According to petitioner, three per cent of the total available seats for a

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IIT scientists develop material that can harvest water from fog

Taking a leaf from nature's book, a team from IIT Mandi has developed a material that can harvest water from fog. Researchers worldwide are working towards developing techniques that can harvest water from unexpected sources, such as fog

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IIT KGP and REDOC SPI tie up in Doctoral Education

Kolkata, Oct 7 (PTI) IIT Kharagpur and REDOC SPI, a French network of doctoral schools, have come together to strengthen institutional collaboration in doctoral education and research. Through this initiative, interaction and collaboratio

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Jio to Connect GOVT Schools, Colleges with High-Speed Net to make U'khand 'Digital Devbhoomi':Ambani

Dehradun, Oct 7 (PTI) Having invested over Rs 4,000 crore in Uttarakhand, richest Indian Mukesh Ambani Sunday said his telecom venture Reliance Jio will in the next two years connect most of the 2,385-plus government schools and college

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Presidency University Hunger Strike Enters 7th Day

Kolkata, Oct 7 (PTI) The indefinite hunger strike by a section of the Presidency University here entered seventh day on Sunday, while one of the fasting students has been hospitalised in serious condition. Ten students we

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UNICEF Praises PM Modi for 'Investing' Political Time in Health, Sanitation Issues

Mumbai, Oct 7 (PTI) UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for investing the "political time and efforts" in issues like health and sanitation. She said people start looking around at ot

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How to Help Children with Dyslexia

"Reading is complex. It requires our brains to connect letters to sounds, put those sounds in the right order, and pull the words together into sentences and paragraphs we can read and comprehend. People with dyslexia have trouble matching the letters they see on the pa

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JNU to Offer Sanskrit, Pali Courses Online

The three courses will be M.A. (Sanskrit), Certificate of Proficiency in Computational Linguistics and Certificate of Proficiency in Pali The

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Girl, 10, Becomes One of the Youngest Bharatnatyam Arangetram Performers

While children her age largely remain glued to electronic gadgets, watch cartoon films or are burdened with school assignments and tuition, Manaswi, 10, chased her passion. The young girl's passion for one of the most difficult Indian classical dance form

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Illegible prescriptions: MP college to impart handwriting

In a bid to protect budding doctors from any unpleasant situation they might find themselves in future because of illegible prescriptions, a state-run medical college in Madhya Pradesh has come up with an intersting idea. Under the proposed plan, graduate

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Increasingly Human - Like Robots Spark Fascination and Fear

Sporting a trendy brown bob, a humanoid robot named Erica chats to a man in front of stunned audience members in Madrid. She and others like her are a prime focus of robotic research, as their uncanny human form could be key to integratin

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Jamia Milia University ''Agrees'' to Appoint Turkish Teachers

The Jamia Millia Islamia University administration has accepted the students' demand to appoint Turk

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India Not Adequately Harnessing Potential of Women in Science

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday expressed concern over the low participation of women in higher science, saying the country is not adequately harnessing their scientific potential and it is a collective responsibility to overcome this social and s

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NASA Probe Nearing Interstellar Space

NASA's Voyager 2 probe is approaching interstellar space and has detected an increase in cosmic rays that originate outside our solar system, the US space agency said. Launched in 1977, Voyager 2 is a little less than 17.7 billion kilometres from Earth, o

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30 Minor Girls Oppose Lewd Graffiti in Bihar School, Thrashed

Thirty minor girls of a school in Bihar's Supaul district were beaten up by a mob after they protested against lewd comments on a wall allegedly written by boys of a neighbouring school, police said Sunday. Three persons, including a woman, have been arre

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Climate Development Tipped for Nobel Economics Prize

The 2018 Nobel season, marked by the lack of a literature award for the first time in 70 years, winds up Monday with the economics prize which experts say could go to research on the climate or development. The Nobel economics prize was created by the

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Aspirin May Cut Liver Cancer Risk

Regular use of aspirin -- defined as taking two or more standard-dose tablets a week for over five years -- may reduce the risk of developing primary liver cancer, scientists claim. The study led by

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Sellers at the red light: Whose children are they anyway?

Manoj watches cynically from the sidelines of a street in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar as five-year-old Shahrukh Kasim peddles pens and his elder sister begs for alms at the red light. Keeping an eye on them from a distance is their mother, b

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Out of the helicopter and into the wild

Free-range parenting is the concept of raising children in the spirit of encouraging them to function independently and with limited parental supervision, in accordance of their age of development and with a reasonable acceptance of realistic personal risks. Seen as the

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Sharda University Discussed Students Fight with District Administration

A Kashmiri student was beaten up after a fight broke out between groups of Indian and Afghanistan students at a Sharda University in Greater Noida on October 04, 2018. "An Indian student from Kashmir was roughed

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Haryana's MDU Ranked Cleanest GOVT University by HRD Ministry

Haryana's Maharashi Dayanand University has been ranked the cleanest government university by the HRD Ministry

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Tech Capabilities also going to determine how nations deal with each other

Besides diplomacy, "technological capabilities" are also going to determine how different nations deal with each other, a foreign policy analyst said Friday, and asserted that India's international relations approach has been to balance the two aspects.

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JNU Admin Plans to Place Teachers Under Conduct of Central Services Rules

The Jawaharlal Nehru University plans to place teachers under the Conduct of Central Services Rules, which would restrict them for making public statements against the administration, a member of the academic council said Friday. The varsity held its academic council meeting on Friday a

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UNICEF, NSE Stress on Investment in Education, Skills Training

UNICEF and National Stock Exchange (NSE) Friday stressed on the need for urgent investment in education and skills training to meet the skill gap among the rapidly growing global population of adolescents and young people. During a panel

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IIT KGP to set up Academy of Leadership

IIT Kharagpur is all set to establish an 'Academy of Leadership' which intends to develop innovative programmes combining the core curricula in science and engineering disciplines with philosophy and liberal arts. "This academy will be based not only on s

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Salaries in India May Rise 10% in 2019, Highest in APAC

Salaries in the country are projected to increase by 10 per cent in 2019, the highest in the Asia Pacific region, according to a report. While noting that the salaries had risen by the same quantum in 2018, it attributed the high salary increments compare

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World Teachers’ Day: International Teachers’ Day on October 05

According to UNESCO today is international teachers' day which is also known as World Teachers' Day. Today the wor

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TCS partners University of Tokyo for digital technology research

Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday said it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Industrial Science (IIS) at University of Tokyo to collaborate on technology research and facilit

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Punjab govt comes up with own IELTS

With the youth in Punjab, nothing sells like Canada. Hoping to tap into the emigration craze, the state Education Department has come up with a plan to improve their English skills by launching a programme called the 'IELTS'. Only in this case it stands

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Indian universities need to give emphasis to innovation: PM

Indian Universities and higher educational institutions need to give equal emphasis to innovation as they give to knowledge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday stressing that life would become a burden without innovations. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of 'Confer

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CBSE Board Exam 2019: CBSE Board Changed the exam pattern of English for class 12

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is the examination conducting body of Class 12 and 10. It was founded on November 03, 1962. It Headquarter is located in Preet Vihar, Delhi. CBSE has chang

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JNUSU calls for University Strike Today

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union has called for a university strike on October 5 to protest against the administration for not inviting them for the academic council meeting. The students' union said, the

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Protest in Jamia over non-availability of Turkish language teachers

Some students of Jamia Millia Islamia University are sitting on a protest claiming there are no teachers to teach them Turkish language. However, a spokesperson from the varsity said they have hired a teacher and two more teachers will jo

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Education Minister of Different Countries attend 'happiness class' in Delhi school

Education ministers of Afghanistan and the UAE were among other dignitaries who attended a "happine

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Odisha GOVT to Restructure Cadre of Primary School Teachers

Odisha government Thursday decided to restructure the cadre of primary school teachers and head masters following which the agitating teachers called off their protest. According to a statement released by the Chief Minister's Office, the

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Punjab cabinet approves regularisation of over 8,000 teachers

The Punjab cabinet Wednesday approved regularisation of 8,886 teachers recruited under the central education programmes, an official spokesman said. The cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, decide

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NIT-Tiruchy sets up centres of dynamic excellence

NIT-Tiruchirapalli, formerly Regional Engineering College, has set up 'centres of dynamic excellence' to train students, practising professionals and industries in order to create a robust technical education eco-system.

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Refund fees if one withdraws admission or face action: HRD ministry

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has warned higher educational institutions of strict action if they do not return the fees of those withdrawing admissions. Institutions are bound to return fees and original documents of students in case a can

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Delhi govt-school principals to get training at Cambridge

The Delhi government is sending as many as 60 principals of its government schools to the prestigious Cambridge University in England for a training programme. Announcing the decision on Monday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said

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India faces an 'enormous challenge' of supporting its younger population: UNICEF

India which is home to the largest number of adolescents in the world has an "incredible advantage" but also faces an "enormous challenge" of supporting its younger population, UNICEF Executive Director Henriett

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ONGC to pump in Rs 1.68 cr for school drinking water in Assam

Oil major ONGC Tuesday said it is carrying out a drinking water project in over 50 schools across Assam in this financial year, entailing an investment of Rs 1.68 crore. During 2017-18, ONGC's School Drinking Water Project had benefitte

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Never dreamed my research would take the direction it has: Nobel Medicine Prize winner Allison

James Allison, the winner of the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize, has said he never dreamed that his research would take the direction it has. The American immunologist and Tasuku Honjo of Japan jointly won on Monday the 2018 Nobel Medicine P

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Exercise can help cut depression, schizophrenia symptoms

Exercising two or three times a week can reduce symptoms of depression and schizophrenia, according to experts who suggest that a structured physical activity regime can complement standard medication and psychotherapy to better treat mental health conditions.

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Animated video launched to create awareness on breast cancer

An animated video aimed at creating awareness on breast cancer has been launched by the Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Oncology and Reseach (SRIOR) recently. The video, claimed by the institute to be the first of its kind, uses animated cha

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Javadekar appeals universities to replace 'British-inspired' convocation attire with Indian dresses

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday appealed universities across the country to replace their "British-inspired" convocation attire with traditional Indian clothes as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. Asserting that