IIT Madras Student Allegedly Commits Suicide
In Tamil Nadu's IIT Madras, a third-year B.tech student allegedly committed suicide, confirmed sources on March 14. Identified as Pushpak, a native of Andhra Pradesh died by hanging himself from the ceiling. The incident allegedly happened exactly a month after another IIT Madras student died by suicide in his hostel room. The police has registered a case and launched an investigation into the matter.
Tags: IIT Madras, Student, Suicide Case, Education(3624), Police Investment
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Another Flight Pee Incident Reported, Accused Arrested At IGI Airport
Another incident of pee-gate on flight reported on March 4. As per sources, an American student in a New York-Delhi Air India flight, allegedly urinated on a co-passenger, under the influence of alcohol. Getting into details, the student apologized, following which victim did not complain. However, a flight crew informed to the Air Traffic Control (ATC) at Indira Gandhi International Airport, following which the accused was arrested.
Tags: Student, Flight Pee Gate, arrested, IGI Airport, Passengers
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Youth Organizations Protest In Kerala As Student Dons Savarkar Costume
Youth Congress and Youth League marched in Malappuram to protest the participation of a student disguised as V D Savarkar at a government school during Independence Day festivities on August 16. The event occurred at Kizhuparamba Vocational Higher Secondary School. On Independence Day, school officials planned a procession of students costumed as independence warriors. The school has requested an explanation from the subcommittees in charge… read-more
Tags: Kerala, youth organization, V D Savarkar, Government School, Student, dressed
Bihar University Student Gets 151 Out Of 100, University Confirmed Error
In a bizarre incident, a student of Bihar University scored 151 out of 100, which went viral on social media platforms. A BA Honours student scored 151 marks in his political science paper, which was later rectified by the Lalit Narayan Mithila University, which accepted their mistake due to typing error. They immediately issued a new mark sheet to the student. Meanwhile, Bihar Education Minister said, "don't make an issue".
Tags: Bihar University, Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Scores, Viral, Student
Courtesy: Zee News
Kerala PG Student Dies After Taking Covishield Dose, Parents Demand Compensation
Parents of a post-graduate student in Kerala demanded compensation of Rs 10 crore after their daughter died after taking the Covishield vaccine. They blamed the Central government, Serum Institute of India for the complications and filed a petition in the Kerala HC. "Nova Sabu might have suffered from thrombocytopenia, thrombosis syndrome, which is an immunogenic response to the Covishield vaccine, a rare condition due to Covidshield… read-more
Tags: National, COVISHIELD, Student, Compensation, Education
Courtesy: India Today
PhD Student Molested Inside JNU Delhi Campus
A female PhD student was allegedly molested in Jawaharlal Nehru University, police confirmed on January 18. They said that a call regarding the molestation incident inside the campus was received, following which Police officers rushed to the spot. "The accused on bike, tried to molest the student, but had fled from the spot, after she raised alarm". Meanwhile, a case has been registered, while accused is being nabbed.
Tags: Student, JNU, Molestation, Accused, Delhi Police
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Students To Receive 50% Refund From FIITJEE, If Quits Mid-way
The Pune Consumer Forum on September 2 directed the FIITJEE authorities to refund a 50% amount to students who decide to drop their two-year course in the mid. However, a case was filed against FITJEE in 2016 where a parent from Maharastra's Pune had demanded a refund. Moreover, according to the Supreme Court judgment, any institute can only take fees for one semester or a year.
Tags: FIITJEE, Education, Pune Consumer, Student
Student Approaches HC For Re-Evaluation of NEET Exam Paper
Vasundhara Bhojane, a NEET candidate has filed a petition in Nagpur High Court, after receiving '0' out of '720' in NEET. According to Bhojane, there must be a technical error in the results because she has a good academic record with 93.4% in class X and 81.9% in class XII. She asked NTA to provide an original copy of OMR sheet. However, NTA has been asked to respond before October 26.
Tags: NEET 2020, Maharshtra, Education, Student
Courtesy: The Times of India