Spring Fest 2023

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IIT Kharagpur Is All Set For Thrilling 4-Day Spring Fest

Awaited cultural fest of IIT Kharagpur is all set to kickstart from January 26-January 29. The 4-day 'Spring Fest-2023', Asia's most prominent and the largest college fest in IIT will witness an enthusiastic audience, participants from over 800 colleges and approximately 130 events, including dance, music, drama, fashion, and many other shows. The highlight of this 4-day fest would be prominent names from entertainment including Sunidhi… read-more

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 03:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: iit kharagpur, College Fest, Sprint Fest, Exclusively, Indian Colleges

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IIT Kharagpur Spring Fest Announces Social Initiative 2023: PUKKAR

Along with the melange of various cultural arts, yearly Spring Fest comes up with a unique social initiative, understanding its responsibility towards the betterment of society. Every year the fest we aim at a social cause and strives to resolve it to its fullest. We read-more

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 05:18 PM / by Krishan Roy

Tags: Spring Meet, iit kharagpur, Social Issues, UNICEF

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Jharkhand Girl Commits Suicide

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Jharkhand School Girl Set Herself Ablaze After Forced To Remove Clothes

In a shocking incident, a Jharkhand girl set herself on fire, after being forced to remove her clothes. On October 15, a class-IX student took the drastic step, after a female invigilator asked her to remove clothes, suspecting her of cheating and hiding chits in her uniform, for the exams. The police registered a case based on the victim's statement and launched an investigation. Meanwhile, the victim is undergoing treatment.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 05:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jharkhand School, Burn Alive, Cheating In Exam, FIR Registered, school teacher

Courtesy: Zee News India

Saibaba

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Bombay HC Acquitts Ex DU Professor GN Saibaba In Maoist Link Case

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court acquitted former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba in an alleged Maoist links case. On October 14, the bench reviewed his case and ordered his immediate release from jail. Notably, GN Saibaba was arrested in Maoist Link Case in 2017, after a trial court convicted Saibaba for his alleged links. Saibaba, who is on wheel-chair is lodged in Nagpur Prison Jail.

Fri, 14 Oct 2022 - 04:41 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi university, Professor GN Saibaba, Nagpur Prison, Bombay HC, Maoist Link

Hijab Controversy

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Hijab Ban At Educational Institutions Will Remain In Place, Says Education Minister

In the latest development of the Karnataka Hijab Row, the Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh said, they will continue with the Hijab ban until the Supreme Court verdict. Nagesh said, "The Karnataka High Court order will remain valid." Notably, on October 13, the two-bench judge of SC gave a split decision in the Karnataka Hijab Row. Therefore, now the matter has been referred to a larger bench including CJI

Fri, 14 Oct 2022 - 11:03 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Karnataka Hijab Ban, Supreme Court Verdict, Minister BC Nagesh, Karnataka HC verdict, Education

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JNU

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JNU Starts Admission Process In Post Graduate Programmes 2022-23

Jawaharlal Nehru University has started the process for admission to postgraduate programmes and candidates can fill out application forms online till October 25. JNU is offering admissions in MA, MSc, MCA, MPH, M.Tech, PG Diploma and Advanced Diploma programmes for the academic session 2022-23. In addition, after the NTA announced CUET-PG results on September 26, the university took admission to CUET-PG-Students. Moreover, the classes will… read-more

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 09:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: JNU, Admission, Post Graduate Programmes, students, Academic Session 22-23

Byju's

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Byju's To Fire 2500 Staff Under New Plan, Aims Profit By March 2023

Edtech Byju's decided to plan their 2022-2023 strategy and become a profitable organisation by March 2023. In a statement, co-founder Divya Gokulnath said, to optimise its marketing and operational cost, which will lead to the retrenchment of 5% of employees or about 2,500 people in the next six months. Moreover, Byju will start focussing on building brand awareness with new partnerships and hiring 10,000 teachers for Indian and overseas… read-more

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 01:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Byjus, New Plan, Market Strategy, New Teaching Staff recruitment, EdTech

Somesh Kumar

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CS Somesh Kumar Holds Teleconference To Review TSPSC Exam Arrangements

In Telangana, approximately 3.8 lakh students are scheduled to appear for Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) Group I examinations, on October 16. In regard to this, State Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a video conference with the concerned education department officials, district collectors, SPs, and other officials to make elaborate arrangements, including rooms, police security, control room and smooth exam conduct across… read-more

Wed, 12 Oct 2022 - 09:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Telangana CS Somesh Kumar, TSPSC Exams, Teleconference Meeting, Public Exams, Review Arrangements

ADEK Honours Indian-Origin Teacher

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ADEK Recognizes Indian-Origin Teacher And Honours With 'Best Teacher' Award

Greeshma Rajesh Anil Kumar, the 35-year-old computer science teacher in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, has been awarded the best teacher award.  Kumar, an Indian-origin teacher has been awarded by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) for his dedication and contribution to education in Abu Dhabi. Notably, Greeshma Rajesh Anil Kumar is a teacher at Mayoor Private School.

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 08:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Abu Dhabi, Best Teacher Award, Indian Origin Teacher, ADEK, Private Schools

Nobel Prize

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Nobel Prize For Economics Announced To 3 US-Based Economists

The Nobel Prize in economic sciences for year 2022 has been awarded to three U.S.-based economists "for research on banks and financial crises." The Swedish Academy announced the last Nobel Prize Award on October 10, to Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond and Philip H. Dybvig. Notably, Nobel prizes carry a cash award of 10 million Swedish kronor (nearly $900,000) and will be handed out on Dec. 10.

Mon, 10 Oct 2022 - 06:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nobel Prize, Economists, US Based Winners, Swedish Academy, Prize