Monday, October 02, 2023

IIT-K develops device to monitor lung health

LUCKNOW: The Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IITK) has developed an affordable, unobstructive and compact technology that can monitor lung health of patients continuously.

SC deprecates practice of contractual teaching staff in educational institutions

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court said that it is unacceptable and undesirable for an educational institution to operate only with contractual teaching staff.

Ragging death: JU’s internal probe panel suggests rustication of 4 students

KOLKATA: The internal probe committee of Jadavpur University ((JU) constituted in the wake of the death of a fresher submitted its probe reported on Tuesday wherein it suggested immediate rustication of four students of the prestigious university.

IIT Kanpur develops new 'protective layer for microwave metamaterial absorbers'

KANPUR: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK), have developed a novel "Protective Layer for Microwave Metamaterial Absorbers and Method Thereof," that has got the Indian patent number 445111.

NEET politics hots up in TN after another aspirant commits suicide

CHENNAI: A 19-year-old student in Chrompet, Chennai, committed suicide on August 12.

Years of mismanagement reduce Jadavpur Univ to suicide hotspot

KOLKATA: Coming under the national scanner for all the wrong reasons seems to have become a regular affair for West Bengal. The latest is the mysterious death of a fresher student of Jadavpur University (JU), allegedly because of mental harassment and ragging by a group of senior students.

CUET-UG result declared, 5685 students score 100 percentile in English

NEW DELHI: Result of Common University Entrance Test for undergraduate courses (CUET-UG) was declared by the National Testing Agency on Saturday.

Atishi visits IIM Ahmedabad to explore youth entrepreneurship initiatives

NEW DELHI: Delhi Education Minister Atishi visited the Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE.CO) at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad on Saturday.

Collapse of higher education sector worse than law & order collapse: Kerala Guv

Thiruvananthapuram:Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan cautioned on Tuesday that the collapse of the higher education sector is "worse" than the collapse of the law and order.

Kerala University red flags SFI leader's degree claim

Thiruvananthapuram:Hours after the student wing of the CPI(M), the Students Federation of India (SFI), gave a clean chit to its leader Nikhil Thomas in the certificates case, the Vice Chancellor of the Kerala University said that it was strange that a student can study for degree at two universities at the same time.

Calcutta HC seeks report on Bengal govt ordinance on rejigged V-C appointment norms

KOLKATA: A division bench of Calcutta High Court's Chief Justice T.S. Sivagnanam on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government on the latter's recent ordinance rejigging the formation of the search committees meant for appointment of vice chancellors in the state universities.

Harjot Singh Bains approves formation of promotion cell in school education department

Move aimed at ensuring continuous promotions in every cadre of School Education Department: Education Minister

UP govt school teachers to be trained in spoken english

Prayagraj:Around 8,500 English teachers of 7,000 government and aided secondary schools of Uttar Pradesh will be imparted training in spoken English.

1,200 foreign students seek admission in Lucknow University

LUCKNOW: About 1,200 students from 60 countries have applied for admission in the Lucknow University (LU) in the undergraduate and postgraduate courses for the academic session 2023-2024.

'Abaya' controversy evokes strong criticism in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The controversy triggered by the refusal of a college principal to allow students inside the college wearing an 'Abaya' has evoked strong criticism in Kashmir.

Teachers' scam: Calcutta HC questions pvt agency's access to 'confidential section'

KOLKATA:The Calcutta High Court on Monday sought to know how a privately outsourced agency got access to the "confidential section" of West Bengal Board of Primary (WBBPE), as the optical mark recognition (OMR) sheets used in the recruitment examinations for primary teachers were supposed to be stored in that specified segment.

US school system sues Meta, Google, Snap over mental crisis among students

San Francisco:A school district in the US state of Maryland has sued Meta, Google, Snapchat and TikTok for allegedly contributing to a "mental health crisis" among students.

43% candidates skip UPSC preliminary exam in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: Nearly 43 per cent candidates skipped Civil Services preliminary examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) here on Sunday.

16-year-old NEET aspirant commits suicide in Kota

JAIPUR: Sixteen-year-old Aryan from Bihar, who was pursuing NEET coaching in Rajasthan's Kota, committed suicide, said police on Thursday, adding that he had come to the city around a year ago.

Violations in appointment of teachers, award of PhD degrees will be checked: UGC

NEW DELHI:The UGC has taken a decision to check violations in the appointment of teachers and award of PhD degrees in higher educational institutions (HEIs).

16 candidates from J&K clear UPSC Civil Services exams

JAMMU: Sixteen candidates from J&K have made it this year to the select list of UPSC Civil Services exams.

Gurugram school shuts for renovation, offers students to shift to Delhi branch

GURUGRAM: An International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in Gurugram has shut operations overnight citing 'renovation', leaving the career and future of around 70 students, 20 permanent and remaining part-time staff in lurch.

Kerala: College principal summoned over anomaly in college union polls

Thiruvananthapuram:The Kerala University on Wednesday summoned the principal of a premier college after anomalies were detected in the college union elections.

1 in 5 Australian secondary school students behind on literacy, numeracy skills

Canberra:One in five Australian secondary school students struggle with basic literacy and numeracy, a new report revealed on Monday.

CBSE Class 12 result: 87.33% students pass, girls outshine boys

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday declared the Class 12 exam results in which 87.33 per cent students have passed. This year the pass percentage of girl students has been 6 per cent higher than that of boys.

Over 55 per cent pass Telangana intermediate exams

HYDERABAD: Telangana Board of Intermediate Education on Tuesday declared results of intermediate first and second year (11th and 12th class) exams.

30 student activists detained by police at DU north campus

NEW DELHI:Delhi Police have detained 30 activists of student outfits AISA, SFI and others from Delhi University where they were protesting in solidarity with wrestlers demonstrating at Jantar Mantar, an official said on Wednesday.

NSUI stage protest at T'gana minister's house over pvt universities

HYDERABAD: The National Students Union of India (NSUI) Telangana unit leaders tried to lay siege to the house of Education Minister, P. Sabitha Indra Reddy here on Tuesday to protest against the government for allowing private universities without giving proper permission.

DPS bomb threat turns out to be a prank by one of its own students

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police have identified the sender of a bomb threat that was issued to a top school in Delhi, 'Delhi Public School' (DPS), as one of its own 16-year-old students.

UGC asks universities to allow students to write exams in local languages

NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities across the country to allow students to write exams in local or regional languages.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar signs MoU with IIT Bhubaneswar on artificial intelligence

Bhubaneswar: To integrate medical science with technology for providing a better and more equipped healthcare service, Bhubaneswar based AIIMS and IIT have signed an MoU to promote academic and research collaboration in various areas of health and technology.

Free coaching classes in Rajasthan University for students eyeing IAS, RAS

JAIPUR: Students aiming to take competitive exams like IAS and RAS will get free coaching in Rajasthan University after Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot launched the scheme.

Jindal Business School breaks into QS World University Rankings, Law School retains No. 1 slot in India

SONIPAT: Writing a new chapter in its institutional history, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has made it to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 for two subject areas - Law & Legal Studies and Business & Management Studies. It is the fourth time in a row that QS has ranked JGLS as Indias No. 1 law school.

QS Rankings: IIT-D among top 50 institutions in the world for Engineering and Technology

NEW DELHI: In the 13th edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, which was released on Wednesday, IIT Delhi was listed as one of the top 50 institutions in the world for Engineering and Technology.

Allahabad HC expresses over sealing of Rampur school

Prayagraj:The Allahabad High Court has expressed 'strong displeasure' over the sealing of Rampur Public School, run on the leased land of Maulana Jauhar Ali Research Institute, and said that it is wrong to seal schools at the time of examination.

Bizarre govt college order: Mathematicians to teach philosophy, botanists will tackle economics

SRINAGAR: A bizarre order issued by the authorities at the government degree college for women in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district has baffled people here.

LG Secretariat writes to CM's Office to address financial crisis in DU colleges

NEW DELHI: Acting upon representations made by National Democratic Teachers Front (NDTF) and Delhi University Principals' Association (DUPA) in connection with fund cuts by the Delhi government to 12 Delhi University colleges, the L-G Secretariat has written to the Chief Minister's Office to address these concerns.

OP Jindal Global University announces the launch of JGU-Model United Nations 2023

SONIPAT: O.P. Jindal Global University proudly announces the launch of the JGU-Model United Nations 2023 (JGU-MUN).

IIT-B modifying under-graduate curriculum to 'reduce stress' on students

MUMBAI: In a major announcement a week after the death of a Dalit student on its campus, IIT-Bombay said that it is working out changes in the under-graduate curriculum starting from the 2022 batch, here on Saturday.

Pakistan university bans mixed-gender gatherings

Peshawar:In a bid to avoid any "untoward incident", Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Gomal University has imposed a complete ban on mixed gatherings of students and coupling (male and female) on its premises, the media reported.

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