Bhajan at Schools

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Islamic Body Expresses Resentment Against Imposing Bhajans & Surya Namaskar On Muslim Students In Schools

Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU), headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, expressed resentment against making students chant bhajans and asking them to perform ‘surya namaskar’ in schools. MMU, an association of around 30 Islamic religious and educational organisations in Kashmir, seeked for the ban of such impositions, stating that it is hurting the religious sentiments of Muslim students. Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti also commented on it, calling… read-more

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 03:35 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, Surya namaskar, Bhajans, Hindutva, BJP

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Suicide

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Class VIII Boy Commits Suicide After Being Thrashed By School Principal: UP

In Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli, a class VII student allegedly committed suicide, after being beaten by a class teacher. Identified as Yash Singh, the child was thrashed by the school principal and teacher, after they caught him cheating in an exam, and committed suicide after he came back home. The Uttar Pradesh police registered a case against the school principal under the abutment of suicide and launched an investigation.

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 - 03:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Suicide, Class VIII, Private School, FIR Registered

Courtesy: Times Now News

Islamia University Building Collapse

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Islamia University's Under Construction Building Collapsed, 2 Rescued: Gorakhpur

In Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur region, an under-construction of Islamia University collapsed on September 21 night. Two people buried under the debris of the collapsed building were rescued safely confirmed the concerned officials. Furthermore, the NDRF, SDRF and State Management are continuing rescue operations in the region, said Gaurav Grover, Superintendent of Police of Gorakhpur. Moreover, UP CM Yogi Adityanath condemned the incident and… read-more

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 10:45 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Gorakhpur, Islamia University, Building Collapse, Two Rescued, NDRF

Courtesy: ANI

Lovely Professional University

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First-Year Student From Lovely Professional University Dies By Suicide In Punjab’s Jalandhar; Protests Erupt

In Punjab’s Jalandhar, a first-year student studying at Lovely Professional University died by way of suicide on September 20. The police reportedly received a call at around 5:30, regarding the demise of a first-year B. Design student. A suicide note has been recovered from the spot, which cites “personal reasons”. A large amount of students stormed the university campus to stage a protest. 

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 03:20 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Punjab, Jalandhar, Lovely Professional University, Suicide, Student Death

Courtesy: ANI

Food poisoning

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Telangana: 31 Students Of Asifabad Welfare Residential School Fall Ill

In Telangana’s Asifabad, 31 students fell ill and were admitted to a hospital after consuming contaminated half cook food at the hostel mess. On September 19, the students of a Kagaznagar Minority Residential School in Kumurabheem-Asifabad district were shifted to hospital, after they reportedly fell ill due to food poisoning. … read-more

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 04:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: food, Asifabad, Welfare Residential School, Food Poisoning, students

IIT-Mumbai

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Canteen Worker Arrested For Peeping Into Girl's Hostel Bathroom

In Mumbai, IIT Bombay student spotted a mobile phone looming outside the bathroom window in the girls' hostel. In regard to this incident, the administration arrested a night canteen worker, who was peeping on a resident while she was in the bathroom. The Dean and SA Dean entered the premises and looked into the matter. The matter has been registered with the Powai Police Station.

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 03:49 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IIT Mumbai, Girls Hostel, Canteen Worker, Bathroom Video, Girls

Chandihgarh University

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All Women SIT Team To Probe Chandigarh University Video Leak Incident

Acting upon the directions of Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann, the Police formed a three-member all-women special investigation team to probe the Mohali's Chandigarh university video leak incident. Notably, opn September 19, the SIT team started investigating allegations levelled by students of Chandigarh University that a hosteller had recorded several objectionable videos of women students in the common washroom. Furthermore, the recorded video has… read-more

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 07:13 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Chandigarh University, Mohali, Women SIT Team, Objectionable Video, investigation

Courtesy: Zee News India

KTR

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Telangana IT Minister To Distribute Byju's Tablets Under "Gift A Smile"

Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao is all set to distribute Byju's android tablets for students of Rajanna-Sircilla government schools, soon. The step was announced on the occasion of KTR's birthday, under the "Gift a Smile' initiative. Recently, KTR tweeted that he is keeping the promise to distribute tablets with special features, to enhance education, made on July 24, his birthday and will complete distribution in a week.

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 04:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: KT Rama Rao, Telangana IT Minister, Gift A Smile, birthday, Rajanna Sircilla

Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle

Mohali Chandigarh University Protest

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Protest Against "Objectional Video Leak' Continues At Chandigarh University

In Mohali, protests continued in Chandigarh University over the alleged 'leaked objectional videos', by a girl. On September 19, the Deputy Inspector General of Police GS Bhullar spoke to the protesting students and tried to pacify them saying "implicit faith is necessary" and "law is being followed". The DIG said, "We will keep coming to you, implicit faith is necessary". The police also dismissed the suicide rumours.

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 09:25 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Chandigarh University, protest, Objectionable Video, Law & Order, Mohali Police

Union Education Minister

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Union Minister Adopts TB Patients From 4 Odisha Districts, Aims TB-Free India

Union Education minister Dharmendra Pradhan has adopted all TB patients from Odisha's four districts. On September 17, Pradhan said that he has adopted all TB patients from Angul, Deogarh, Dhenkanal and Sambalpur districts of Odisha to help realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of a TB-free India by 2025 as well as to mark the latter's 72nd birthday. Notably, PM Narendra Modi aimed to make TB-free India in next five-years.

Sun, 18 Sep 2022 - 04:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: union education minister, Pradhan, TB Patients, PM Modi Vision, TB-Free India