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Under lockdown in Europe, Indian students go online to protest inequalities back home, keep up with academics
World

Under lockdown in Europe, Indian students go online to protest inequalities back home, keep up with academics

"All of us are fighting a global coronavirus pandemic, along with a failing political economy at the age of 24/25. And at the same time, we are trying to navigate through life — none of us are prepared for that. It is unprecedented,” says an Indian student living under lockdown in Europe

Narendra Modi govt's major outreach to minorities: 80% resources for education, health, skill development; 33-40% for women-centric projects
India

Narendra Modi govt's major outreach to minorities: 80% resources for education, health, skill development; 33-40% for women-centric projects

The ministry has also considered a proposal of Aligarh Muslim University for construction of two hostels each at Malappuram, Kerala and Murshidabad, West Bengal.

Funds for scholarships to children of manual scavengers remain under-utilised; discriminatory rules exclude sewer workers of benefits
India

Funds for scholarships to children of manual scavengers remain under-utilised; discriminatory rules exclude sewer workers of benefits

Though in existence in various forms since 1977-78, the scheme, Pre-Matric Scholarships to the Children of those engaged in occupations involving Cleaning and Prone to Health Hazards, has largely remained under-utilised with several states yet to identify manual scavengers, one of the main target groups of the scheme

Five crore minority students to get scholarships in next five years, 50% beneficiaries to be girls, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
India

Five crore minority students to get scholarships in next five years, 50% beneficiaries to be girls, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that several scholarships such as pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means will be provided to five crore students from minority communities, including 50 percent girls, in the next five years.

Narendra Modi's first decisions set tone of second term in office; welfare likely to be focus of NDA-II regime
Politics

Narendra Modi's first decisions set tone of second term in office; welfare likely to be focus of NDA-II regime

The decisions taken within 24 hours after Modi and his Council of Ministers were sworn in have heightened expectations from the first regular budget of the Modi 2.0 government. If this much could be given by an executive order then people would surely hope for more to be contained in finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech

World Sanskrit Conference shows that Sanskritic scholarship in India remains afraid of gender and caste
Life

World Sanskrit Conference shows that Sanskritic scholarship in India remains afraid of gender and caste

Ananya Vajpeyi and Kaushal Panwar opened and traversed a faultline in Sanskritic scholarship whose very acknowledgement is a courageous act.

Doodle 4 Google contest can get kids from Class 1 to 10 a Rs 5 lakh scholarship
News & Analysis

Doodle 4 Google contest can get kids from Class 1 to 10 a Rs 5 lakh scholarship

Deadline is 6 October, the winning doodle will get featured on Google's homepage on Children's Day.

Israeli National Council for Higher Education awards scholarships to 10 students from Jindal Global University
India

Israeli National Council for Higher Education awards scholarships to 10 students from Jindal Global University

Ten students from the Jindal Global University have been awarded given a scholarship to Israel for a month-long 'Identity-Based Conflict Resolution' course.

TISS students and alumni protest near HRD ministry, reiterate demand for resumption of financial aid to SC/ST students
India

TISS students and alumni protest near HRD ministry, reiterate demand for resumption of financial aid to SC/ST students

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences students and alumni staged a demonstration near the HRD Ministry against the withdrawal of scholarships for SC/ST scholars.

Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki-starrer finds no investors over lack of 'popular' male lead
Bollywood

Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki-starrer finds no investors over lack of 'popular' male lead

Scholarship, starring Konkona Sen Sharma and Kalki Koechlin does not have a 'popular' male lead, which is why investors don't want to back it.

Democrat minority politics send Chinatown plumping for Trump, other Asians may follow suit
World

Democrat minority politics send Chinatown plumping for Trump, other Asians may follow suit

Most Asian communities in the US, including the Chinese, may vote for Republican candidate Donald Trump, and not Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, thanks to the minority politics by the Democratic party

Harish Rawat seeks clearance of Rs 123 crore for scholarship to SC, ST, OBC students
India

Harish Rawat seeks clearance of Rs 123 crore for scholarship to SC, ST, OBC students

Harish Rawat met Union Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot and sought clearance of Rs 123 crore in scholarship dues of the state's SC, ST and OBC students.

Cisco invests $10 million on cybersecurity scholarship program
Biztech

Cisco invests $10 million on cybersecurity scholarship program

Cisco has announced that it is introducing a new Global Cybersecurity Scholarship program and enhancing its security certification portfolio to keep up with the constant battles that companies fight against cybercrime.

Pornhub launches $25,000 scholarship for students, and they don't need to get naked for that
Life

Pornhub launches $25,000 scholarship for students, and they don't need to get naked for that

The popular adult website Pornhub has launched a $25,000 scholarship to help students across the globe pay for their school and it has nothing to with explicit material.

Bazinga! The Big Bang Theory sets up $4million scholarship fund for young scientists
Life

Bazinga! The Big Bang Theory sets up $4million scholarship fund for young scientists

The Big Bang Theory is now funding a scholarship for real-life science students at a university.

Remarks against Sania only to argue for students denied scholarship: BJP
Politics

Remarks against Sania only to argue for students denied scholarship: BJP

Telangana BJP president G Kishan Reddy on Friday tried to defend his party MLA's controversial remarks about Sania Mirza.

J&K girl denied passport to pursue US scholarship because of ex-militant uncle
India

J&K girl denied passport to pursue US scholarship because of ex-militant uncle

A 15-year-old girl at an orphanage in Jammu and Kashmir has claimed she was being denied a passport which would allow her to study in the USA as her uncle was a former militant, although state government officials have clarified that was not the case

Doodle 4 Google Reaches its Final Leg
News & Analysis

Doodle 4 Google Reaches its Final Leg

Doodle 4 Google - the run to pick the best designed doodle