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64 school students test COVID- 19 positive in Odisha's Raygada
Health

64 school students test COVID- 19 positive in Odisha's Raygada

Forty-four residents of Anwesha Hostel at Kotlaguda were found to be positive for COVID-19

Lebanese students struggle to complete their education after fleeing Ukraine war
World

Lebanese students struggle to complete their education after fleeing Ukraine war

Beirut said in late March that around 1,000 students had managed to leave Ukraine, long a destination for Lebanese seeking more affordable universities

BHU starts interest-free loan scheme for economically weak students
India

BHU starts interest-free loan scheme for economically weak students

To avail the scheme, recommendation from two faculty members is necessary.

Number of Indian students in US rose by 12%, from China dropped by 8%
World

Number of Indian students in US rose by 12%, from China dropped by 8%

In its annual report, US Citizenship and Immigration Services said the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact international student enrolment in the United States in 2021

UGC set to introduce reforms to inculcate value and ethics in students
India

UGC set to introduce reforms to inculcate value and ethics in students

Reports claim that UGC has approved a set of revised guidelines which advises all universities to start a foundation course on human values and professional ethics for the undergraduate level

Russia-Ukraine conflict: CMs writes to MEA over Indian students' evacuation, Oppn slams Centre
India

Russia-Ukraine conflict: CMs writes to MEA over Indian students' evacuation, Oppn slams Centre

The Indian Embassy issued a third travel advisory on Thursday asking Indian nationals to remain safe and not leave homes unless necessary and stressed on carrying their documents at all times

Union Budget 2022: All about PM e-Vidya programme and why it was mentioned in Sitharaman's speech
Business

Union Budget 2022: All about PM e-Vidya programme and why it was mentioned in Sitharaman's speech

The PM e-Vidya programme, an online learning portal, was launched in 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Michigan school shooting: Three dead, eight wounded in Oxford after 15 year-old opens fire
World

Michigan school shooting: Three dead, eight wounded in Oxford after 15 year-old opens fire

It was the deadliest school shooting so far this year, according to Everytown For Gun Safety, a group which keeps statistics of mass shootings and lobbies for gun control

Six students dead after ferry capsizes in eastern Sri Lanka
World

Six students dead after ferry capsizes in eastern Sri Lanka

The ferry was travelling from Kurinchakeni to the town of Kinniya. It was in operation due to the construction delays of the new bridge being built in the area

Afghans say can't endure hard-line Taliban, pack bags hoping for a chance to leave
World

Afghans say can't endure hard-line Taliban, pack bags hoping for a chance to leave

Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in the frantic days between the 15 August Taliban takeover and the official end of the evacuation on 30 August.

Supreme Court allows Kerala to conduct Plus One examinations offline
India

Supreme Court allows Kerala to conduct Plus One examinations offline

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea challenging Kerala government's decision to hold physical exam for Class 11.

As COVID-19 poses challenge to childrens' well-being, here are five tips to help them through lockdown
World

As COVID-19 poses challenge to childrens' well-being, here are five tips to help them through lockdown

Loss of well-being was shown to be the greatest cost of lockdowns for students schooling from home in 2020.

Facilitating legitimate travel a top priority: American diplomat on allowing Indian students to go to US
India

Facilitating legitimate travel a top priority: American diplomat on allowing Indian students to go to US

In view of surging COVID-19 infections, President Joe Biden authorised a travel ban for certain non-immigrants from India under a Presidential Proclamation that came into effect on 4 May

Class 12 Boards 2021: Parents' association pens letter to Narendra Modi requesting cancellation of exams
India

Class 12 Boards 2021: Parents' association pens letter to Narendra Modi requesting cancellation of exams

The India Wide Parents Association suggested using an alternative method of assessment 'because the delay in the exam dates is affecting the students' mental health'

TNDTE Results 2020: Tamil Nadu directorate declares polytechnic diploma scores, check tndte.gov.in
India

TNDTE Results 2020: Tamil Nadu directorate declares polytechnic diploma scores, check tndte.gov.in

It is important to note that the Directorate of Technical Education (DOTE) also released the results for the Typewriting (English and Tamil) and Accountancy exams

JEE Main-NEET 2020 exams row: Opposition leaders are at loggerheads with academicians as Centre pushes for entrance tests
India

JEE Main-NEET 2020 exams row: Opposition leaders are at loggerheads with academicians as Centre pushes for entrance tests

While the the Centre's decision to hold NEET, JEE exams amid COVID-19 has found support among academicians, more Opposition leaders have joined the bandwagon opposing the move

From limiting screen time to number of classes per day, HRD ministry issues guidelines for online education
India

From limiting screen time to number of classes per day, HRD ministry issues guidelines for online education

In the guideline called 'Pragyata', the HRD ministry has recommended that the duration for online classes for pre-primary students should not be for more than 30 minutes

Google Assistant will have a Family Bell feature that can help in homeschooling children
News & Analysis

Google Assistant will have a Family Bell feature that can help in homeschooling children

The Family Bell is an alarm-like reminder that can be broadcast from a Nest Home smart display or speaker at a set time.

AUD students demand e-learning aid
India

AUD students demand e-learning aid

Aditi Sharma, an MA Sociology student at Ambedkar University Delhi, highlights the demands made by students looking for administrative support in e-learning.

Isolated abroad during coronavirus outbreak, how some Indian students are dealing with the crisis
Learning

Isolated abroad during coronavirus outbreak, how some Indian students are dealing with the crisis

Indian students may not consider themselves 'stranded' owing to the crutch of technology but they do have substantial issues to deal with at a young age.