Students tested positive for Covid-19.

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400 Students Tested COVID Positive After Schools Re-Opened: TN

Owing to the re-opening of schools in Tamil Nadu, Health Secretary J Radhakrishanan revealed that almost 400 students in the state have tested positive for covid-19. Besides, the state health department is regularly monitoring the situation as the infection rate is at its peak. However, the situation in the state was not alarming and most of the cases were isolated and sporadic.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 04:06 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: SCHOOL REOPEN, Covid-19, Tamil Nadu, Health Service

Courtesy: ABP Live

President Ram Nath Kovind.

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President Kovind Grants National Service Scheme Awards 2021

The National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards 2019-20 to be virtually granted by President Kovind from Rashtrapati Bhawan on September 24. Meanwhile, about 42 awardees will be awarded in three different categories i.e. University/ +2 Councils, NSS Units, Programme Officers, and NSS volunteers. These awards are conferred every year for exemplary social service by the NSS volunteers, Universities/Colleges, (+2) Councils, NSS Progarmme Officers.… read-more

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 01:29 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Ram Nath Kovind, NSS, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi

Courtesy: ANI

Manish Sisodia

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Delhi Govt Schools Conduct 'Mega' Parent- Teacher Meet

A Mega PTM was conducted in Delhi Government schools, and it is shown that 97% of the parents stated that more such meetings should be conducted to enhance the children's performances. SCERT conducted a study which cited that 70% of the parents believed that the "school-environment" has been changed as they are well maintained and cleaner than before. During PTM parents and teachers discussed the academics of the children.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 04:36 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Delhi, Education Minister, Manish Sisodia, Schools Reopen

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Professor Yogesh Singh appointed as the new VC of Delhi University

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President Ram Nath Kovind Appoints Prof Yogesh Singh As New VC Of Delhi University

President of India Ramnath Kovind appointed Professor Yogesh Singh as the Vice- Chancellor of University of Delhi, on September 22. Yogesh Singh is an NIT Kurukshetra alumnus and holds an MTech and PhD in computer Science. He was also the Vice- Chancellor at Delhi Technological University and the Director of Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology. 

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:50 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: Delhi university, DTU, VICE CHANCELLOR, President Ram Nath Kovind

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Jawaharlal Nehru University

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JNU Resumes For Third-Year Ph.D. Students; COVID Certificate Mandatory

The JNU classes have been resumed for third-year Ph.D. students from September 23, while the final-year students of MSc and MBA or final-year Btech students will resume their offline classes from September 27. However, the students will have to present a negative COVID RT-PCR certificate within 72 hours. Besides, the entry of busses in the campus will be permitted following the COVID protocols.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 11:49 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: JNU, Covid-19, college reopens, Delhi university

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Supreme Court

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NDA Women's Entrance Exam Not To Be Postponed To 2020: SC

Central Government's request to postpone the scheduled Women's entrance Exam on November 14 for the National Defence Academy has been rejected by the Supreme Court. As per reports, the Supreme court denied the Postponement request as the applied candidates are willing to give the entrance exam at the previously planned date. The SC also ordered the defence department to collaborate with UPSC, so that the exam can be conducted Properly… read-more

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 09:30 AM / by Balaji L

Tags: Supreme Court of India, Women Empowerment, Postpone, NDA

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Schools reopened in Rajasthan

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Classes Resume For 6th To 8th Std Students In Rajasthan

After opening classes for students of classes 9 to 12, the Rajasthan government further resumed the classes for students of classes 6 to 8 with only 50% capacity on September 20. However, canteen and morning assembly prayer at the schools aren't allowed as per the guidelines. ''The turnout of students is average,'' said a school teacher. Moreover, the govt will also resume classes 1 to 5 from September 27. 

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 12:47 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Rajasthan Government, Covid-19, Schools, Education

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Jublee Tamuli with her father at the entrance exam center.

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Assam Teen In Short Dress Stopped From Entering Exam Hall

In a bizarre incident, an Invigilator barred a 19-year-old girl, Jublee Tamuli, from entering the exam hall to take the test of Assam Agricultural University (AAU) because she was in a short dress. However, the girl was allowed to take the exam only after she wrapped a curtain around her legs. Tamuli said it was the ''most humiliating experience'' as no dress code was mentioned on the admit card. 

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 12:16 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Teenage Girl, Assam, Exam Hall, Short Dress, ENTRANCE EXAM

Courtesy: The Quint

Madhya Pradesh dining tables at a govt school

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Mid-Day Meals To Be Served On Dining Table With 'Dignity': MP

In MP government schools, students can now have "dignified Mid-Day meals" by sitting on dining tables, a departure from the current system of dining on the mat floor.  Rural development minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia recommended the idea of installing benches for the students in Guna district, MP. The scheme is worth 50,000 per school and aims to cover 100 schools under 80 Grampanchyat in Bamori. 

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 04:58 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Madhya Pradesh, Government School, Mid-day meals, Rural Development Ministry

Courtesy: The Indian Express

CET Exam result

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IPU CET Results To Be Announced on Sept 20: Karnataka

IP University's Common Entrance Test (CET) 2021 will be announced on September 20 after 4 PM. The exams were held on August 28, 29, and 30 for different streams. Almost 2 lakh students registered for the test in 2021. Students can access the results by clicking here. The results of the second… read-more

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 12:44 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: CET, Results, Karnataka, Education

Courtesy: The Times Of India