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Maharashtra Universities To Stop Convocation Ceremonies

The Higher and Technical Education Department, Maharashtra has decided to cancel the graduation ceremonies from various universities in the state from the next academic year starting in June 2023. This decision came from the Higher and technical education minister Chandrakant Patil. Furthermore, students can access their degrees from their DigiLocker accounts. The minister said the practice of wearing robes and holding grand ceremonies will… read-more

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 09:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra Government, university, convocation, Education(1522), Private Institutions


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Use Of ChatGPT For Drafting Tragic Incident E-Mail Creates Controversy

A university in Tennessee, US, used chatgpt to write an e-mail for an unfortunate Michigan shoot incident, Developed by OpenAI and launched in November 2022, the Chatbot is trending, especially for writing purposes. However, the recent use of ChatGPT for drafting an e-mail and issuing without editing the mention of correspondence created outrage amongst students who expressed anger and wanted an apology from the University. 

Thu, 23 Feb 2023 - 12:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Michigan Attack, Chatgpt, university, E-Mail, University Students

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Shot Dead

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Jamia Student Shot At Hospital Premises Amid Student Groups Fight: Delhi

At Jamia Millia Islamia University, a law student Noman Choudhary (26) was shot amid a brawl between two student groups, on September 29. The police were informed, who rushed to the spot and shifted Noman to Holy Family Hospital. However, a member of another student group Zalal, tried to attack Noman again and shot him in the hospital premises, causing brain injury to Noman, following which a case was registered.

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 10:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jamila Millia Islamia, university, Student Fight, Shot, Hospital Premises

Courtesy: ANI

UK graduate scheme

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UK Govt Releases New Scheme For World's Top 50 Non-UK Universities; Indian Universities Not Included

Under the new High Potential Individual (HPI) visa, graduates from the world's top 50 non-UK universities will be able to work in the UK. The list included two universities from China and two from Hong Kong. Unfortunately, no Indian universities were included on the list. The UK government has been reprimanded since none of the IITs reached the Top 50 list. 

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:25 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: United Kingdom, India, university, graduate scheme, China

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LPU Sacks Professor Over Use Of Derogatory Language Against Lord Ram

Lovely Professional University has sacked a faculty member over alleged use of derogatory language against Lord Ram. The varsity released a statement which read, "We wish to clarify that the views shared by her are absolutely personal." The statement also added that the incident was regretted. LPU Vice-President has shared that the assistant professor was fired on 23rd April with immediate effect.

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 10:00 AM / by Varun Das

Tags: lord ram, religious sentiments, Lovely Professional University, offensive, university

Courtesy: NDTV

Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia inaugurated the Delhi Teachers University

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Deputy CM Manish Sisodia Inaugurates Delhi Teachers University: Delhi

Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on March 4, inaugurated the Delhi Teachers University to prepare highly qualified teachers. "This university will set even better standards than other premier institutions of the country like IITs and IIMs," Sisodia said. The university will aim to develop capacities and practical skills among the teachers. However, the university bill was passed on January 4, 2022, and within two months Delhi Teachers’… read-more

Sat, 05 Mar 2022 - 11:59 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Delhi Teachers, university, Delhi, Manish Sisodia, Delhi Government

Courtesy: ANI

Front side of one of the blocks of Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora

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Islamic University Kashmir's Testing Lab Gets NABL Accreditation

The Islamic University, Awantipora, Kashmir has joined the list of prestigious institutions  engaging in the testing of food products. It's Food Technology Laboratory has now been accredited by the National Accreditation Board. The board has authorised University's Food-Testing Laboratory to provide certified testing and analysis reports for food samples. This is for the first time that any University laboratory in J&K has been granted… read-more

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 04:54 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Islamic University, J&K, Awantipora, Food tech, university

Courtesy: Brifly News

Scene outside of a Perm State National Research University in Russia

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8 Death, Several Injured In Shoot Out At Russian University

In a dreaded attack, a university student shot dead at least eight people and injured several others at Russia's Perm State National Research University on the morning of September 20. Reportedly, students and the university have locked themselves to save their lives while some managed to escape through windows. However, the attacker has been detained. The investigation agencies have launched a probe to know the cause of the incident.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 06:54 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Gunman, university, Russia, Perm, hatred

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik.

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Odisha Govt Allows Colleges, Universities & Hostels To Reopens

Noticing the improvement in the COVID-19 situation, the Odisha government has allowed the colleges and universities to reopen for the first-year students from September 20. Besides, the government also ordered to reopen the hostels from September 19 for the students. However, it's mandatory for all to follow COVID-19 protocols to attend the institutions. But those who reside in containment zones have been restricted to come to college and… read-more

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 11:27 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Odisha government, College, university, Reopen, Covid-19

Courtesy: ANI

IIT Kanpur

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IIT Kanpur To Introduce Multi-Lingual Institute

IIT Kanpur has declared building a new institute named Shivani Centre for the “seamless integration of students from Hindi and other Indian languages (OILs) backgrounds.” The institute will offer course content in regional languages that will enable the students to get preferred jobs in sectors with restricted opportunities at the end of the academic session. Besides, the institutes will help in the development of self-expression and… read-more

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 10:06 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Hindi, Indian Languages, Education, university, IIT kanpur

Courtesy: The Indian Express