Monday, August 15, 2022
Education

Schools, colleges in Coimbatore to have anti-drug clubs

The Coimbatore district administration has directed all schools and colleges to launch anti-drug clubs, following the rising menace of narcotics use among students.
CHENNAI: The Coimbatore district administration has directed all schools and colleges to launch anti-drug clubs, following the rising menace of narcotics use among students.

K'taka HC refuses to quash case against teacher for shaming 5-yr-old in class

The Karnataka High Court has refused to quash a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) against a female teacher who pulled down the pants of a 5-year-old girl student in the class.
BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court has refused to quash a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) against a female teacher who pulled down the pants of a 5-year-old girl student in the class.

Jindal Global Law School achieves new milestone with more than 100 students placed in top law firms, corporation

A total of 103 students at Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) secured offers from the illustrious and distinguished law firms, corporate houses, and banks of the country in the first round of placements at the O.P. Jindal Global University.
SONIPAT: A total of 103 students at Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) secured offers from the illustrious and distinguished law firms, corporate houses, and banks of the country in the first round of placements at the O.P. Jindal Global University.

Meet Hayer orders to constitute high level committee to probe irregularities in aided and private colleges

CHANDIGARH: Higher Education Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer has directed that a high level committee be constituted to probe the allegations regarding the irregularities in Aided and private colleges. He was chairing  meeting with Principal Secretary Jaspreet Talwar, DPI (Colleges) Rajiv Kumar Gupta and other officers to review the functioning of the department. 

CUET-UG exam to now take place from August 24-28

NEW DELHI: The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUET) UG examination, scheduled for August 4 across 17 states but postponed till August 12 due to administrative and technical reasons, will now be held from August 24.

IIIT Basar students shocked after workers caught taking bath in kitchen

Pressure is mounting on the authorities of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies (RGUKT) at Telangana's Basar town to take action after a video clip of two workers taking bath inside the kitchen of one of the messes went viral.
HYDERABAD: Pressure is mounting on the authorities of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies (RGUKT) at Telangana's Basar town to take action after a video clip of two workers taking bath inside the kitchen of one of the messes went viral.

Examination dates for CUET PG announced, to begin from Sep 1

The examination dates for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET PG) 2022 have been announced.
NEW DELHI: The examination dates for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET PG) 2022 have been announced.

Prof Ashok Banerjee assumes charge as new director of IIM Udaipur

Prof Ashok Banerjee on Monday assumed charge as the new Director of IIM Udaipur.
JAIPUR: Prof Ashok Banerjee on Monday assumed charge as the new Director of IIM Udaipur.

BJP slams TRS govt over claim of providing quality food to students in Telangana schools

The BJP on Monday hit out at Telagana's ruling TRS over its claim of providing quality food to students in school.
NEW DELHI: The BJP on Monday hit out at Telagana's ruling TRS over its claim of providing quality food to students in school.

Doesn't Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR)'s heart ache and conscience shatter when he watches little children suffer from excruciating pain and hunger? it asked.

6.8L students to appear for 2nd phase CUET-UG exam on Aug 4

The second phase of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-UG exam for the current year will be conducted on August 4 for students seeking admission in various undergraduate courses at different colleges across the country.
NEW DELHI: The second phase of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-UG exam for the current year will be conducted on August 4 for students seeking admission in various undergraduate courses at different colleges across the country.

Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya graces the 2nd convocation of IILM University, Gurugram

The second annual convocation of IILM University was held on Monday at IILM University Auditorium, Gurugram Campus in the presence of Governor of Haryana, Bandaru Dattatreya.

Gurugram:The second annual convocation of IILM University was held on Monday at IILM University Auditorium, Gurugram Campus in the presence of Governor of Haryana, Bandaru Dattatreya.

CBSE Class 12 results: Noida, Bulandshahr girls score 500/500

Getting 500 out of 500 marks, two girls -- Yuvakshi Vij from Noida and Tanya Singh of Bulandshahr -- have scored 100 per cent marks in CBSE Class 12 results declared on Friday. Tanya Singh, a student of Delhi Public School in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, has also topped the CBSE Class 12 board examination.
NEW DELHI: Getting 500 out of 500 marks, two girls -- Yuvakshi Vij from Noida and Tanya Singh of Bulandshahr -- have scored 100 per cent marks in CBSE Class 12 results declared on Friday. Tanya Singh, a student of Delhi Public School in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, has also topped the CBSE Class 12 board examination.

Student groups try to lay siege to Telangana minister's office

Leaders and activists of student organisations affiliated to the Left parties on Wednesday tried to lay siege to the office of Telangana Education Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy here.
HYDERABAD: Leaders and activists of student organisations affiliated to the Left parties on Wednesday tried to lay siege to the office of Telangana Education Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy here.

Parents worry as 7-yr-old students taught 'abbu', 'ammi', 'biryani'

Amid massive controversy over shifting of weekly holiday from Sunday to Friday in some Jharkhand schools, a similar incident has surfaced in Rajasthan's Kota where parents allege that a book for Class 2 students contains community specific words which can hamper their growth.
JAIPUR: Amid massive controversy over shifting of weekly holiday from Sunday to Friday in some Jharkhand schools, a similar incident has surfaced in Rajasthan's Kota where parents allege that a book for Class 2 students contains community specific words which can hamper their growth.

'In an outright war, India's military will be no match for China's AI-backed war machines'

If India and China were to fight a war in the near future, India faces the prospect of losing the war within ten days. China could take Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh with a minimum loss of life, and there is very little that India could do about it, says military expert and best-selling author Pravin Sawhney.
NEW DELHI: If India and China were to fight a war in the near future, India faces the prospect of losing the war within ten days. China could take Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh with a minimum loss of life, and there is very little that India could do about it, says military expert and best-selling author Pravin Sawhney.

GNDU first university to start BSc (Hons) Early Childhood Care and Education in North

AMRITSAR: Department Of Education, Guru Nanak Dev University is the first institute in North India to start 4 years Bachelor’s of Science (Hons) Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) under the scheme of School of Education,PMMMNMTT, Govt of India w.e.f session 2022-23.

IIT Madras best educational institute, Delhi's Miranda House tops in colleges

IIT-Madras has been declared the top educational institution in India in the overall ranking of all higher educational institutions while the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore has been adjudged as the best university in the country in the NIRF-2022 national ranking.
NEW DELHI: IIT-Madras has been declared the top educational institution in India in the overall ranking of all higher educational institutions while the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore has been adjudged as the best university in the country in the NIRF-2022 national ranking.

  Kids weep after teacher is transferred to another school in UP

 School children crying and refusing to let go a teacher who has been transferred, is a very rare sight, especially in Uttar Pradesh.

Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh):School children crying and refusing to let go a teacher who has been transferred, is a very rare sight, especially in Uttar Pradesh.

DU teacher suspended for alleged sexual harassment charges

An associate professor of Delhi University (DU)'s College of Vocational Studies has been suspended for alleged sexual harassment charges levelled against him by a female colleague.
NEW DELHI: An associate professor of Delhi University (DU)'s College of Vocational Studies has been suspended for alleged sexual harassment charges levelled against him by a female colleague.

VCK for more free NEET coaching centres in TN

The Dalit political outfit Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) on Tuesday requested the Tamil Nadu government to set up more free NEET coaching centres in the state.
CHENNAI: The Dalit political outfit Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) on Tuesday requested the Tamil Nadu government to set up more free NEET coaching centres in the state.

Need to develop world class higher educational institutes: Education Minister

NEW DELHI: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday underlined the need to develop world class higher educational institutions to prepare 21st century-ready students.

Centre warns edtech companies against unfair trade practices

The Central government on Friday warned edtech companies against unfair trade practices.
NEW DELHI:The Central government on Friday warned edtech companies against unfair trade practices.

Guidelines for TN teachers to ensure kids above 8 yrs have basic literacy by 2025

The Tamil Nadu school education department has chalked out an elaborate plan to ensure that all children above the age of eight years in the state have basic literacy and numerical ability by 2025.
CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu school education department has chalked out an elaborate plan to ensure that all children above the age of eight years in the state have basic literacy and numerical ability by 2025.

Bihar: Over 2 dozen students fall ill after consuming mid-day meal

Over two dozen students on Thursday fell ill after consuming mid-day meals in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, officials said.
PATNA: Over two dozen students on Thursday fell ill after consuming mid-day meals in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, officials said.

K'taka disbands Textbook Revision Committee

BENGALURU: In a major development, the Karnataka government has disbanded the Textbook Revision Committee headed by writer Rohith Chakrathirtha.

NEET-PG exam results out, announces Mandaviya

NEW DELHI: The result of the National Eligibility Entrance Test-PG (NEET-PG) has been declared, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced on Wednesday evening.

Expert talk at RBU on law, psychology

MOHALI: Rayat and Bahra University School of Law here today organised an expert talk on ‘The relationship between law and psychology: A study of interdisciplinarity in research’ by Seema Gupta, Rehab psychologist and mental health counsellor from the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).

Young Founder Summit by College Smart to foster business skills in students

CHANDIGARH: Young Founder Summit- a three day boot camp competition is going to be organized by College Smart for young high school students of India to foster entrepreneurship among them from June 3 to 5 at Hyatt, Chandigarh.

Shruti Sharma tops UPSC, all three toppers are women

NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results for civil services exams of the year 2021. Shruti Sharma has secured the first position, while Ankita Agarwal came second and Gamini Singla got the third rank. Women have won the all top three positions this year.

BPSC issues show cause notice to official for carrying smartphone in exam hall

PATNA: The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has issued a show cause notice to a Block Education Officer (BEO) for carrying smartphone in the examination centre in Purnea district.

Odisha govt to spend Rs 1500 cr for development of new technical university OUTR

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government has decided to invest Rs 1500 crore in three years for the complete revamp of the Odisha University of Technology and Research (OUTR), Bhubaneswar, officials said on Tuesday.

UP Board exams to be held on new pattern

LUCKNOW: Examination for the students of Classes 9 and 10 will be conducted on a new pattern, as recommended in the National Education Policy (NEP).

No delay in NEET PG 2022 exam, letter being circulated fake: Health Ministry

NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry on Saturday clarified that the National Eligibility Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET PG) 2022 has not been postponed, adding that a letter being circulated in this regard is fake.

IIT Jodhpur team develops AI algorithm to detect cataracts

JODHPUR: A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur has found that eye images acquired by low-cost near-infrared (NIR) cameras can aid in low design costs, ease of use, and practical solutions for cataract detection.

Over 6 lakh students appear for II PUC exams in K'taka

BENGALURU: As many as 6.84 lakh students on Friday appeared for the II PUC (Class 12) examinations in Karnataka amid tight security against the backdrop of the hijab row.

UP universities to adopt grading systems

LUCKNOW: The higher education department in Uttar Pradesh has prepared a 10-point grading system for three UG courses - BA, B. Sc and B. Com - in state universities.

Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri Campus organized Hackathon

MOHALI: CGC Jhanjeri conducted Hackathon in offline mode at its campus and short-listed teams for the Smart India Hackathon 2022. Dr. Adarsh Pal Vig Chairman, Punjab Pollution Control Board was Chief Guest at the moment Puneet Mahajan Sales Head VIVO Punjab, Gurmeet Sharma Chief Operating Officer EESPL and Sunny Kumar Founder and CEO Chandigarh Institute of Drones were Guests of Honor. The event started with Lamp Lighting Ceremony.

OP Jindal Global University inks landmark MoU with Spanish government for Spanish language teaching

SONIPAT: The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Spain in the presence of Jose Mar�a Ridao Dominguez, Ambassador, Embassy of Spain in India, and Alfonso Perez-Hernandez Egart, First Secretary, Embassy of Spain.

AICTE urges institutions to consider admitting Indian students returned from Ukraine

NEW DELHI: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has asked technical institutions across the country to consider admitting students who have to leave their studies in the middle due to the Russia-Ukraine war.

Jindal School of Psychology students gain diverse experience with leading organisations

SONIPAT: The Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling (JSPC) utilises both in-class (theory) and experiential (hands-on) learning to ensure all students gain a comprehensive education in the psychological sciences. To that end, students are required to complete five internships during the three-year B.A. (Hons.) programme.

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