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US colleges divided over requiring student vaccinations

April 12, 2021 6:34 pm

Universities including Rutgers, Brown, Cornell, and Northeastern recently told students they must get vaccinated before returning to campus next fall.

IIMC students demand to open campus, waive off fees

April 06, 2021 11:52 am

The group of students of Hindi journalism, Urdu journalism, and Radio and Television departments of IIMC alleged that despite promising to hold offline classes in the second semester, the institute has been holding classes online since March 30.

How to tackle ongoing challenges of online classes for students

February 05, 2021 5:27 pm

Attending online classes for over 10 months, with the possibility of this continuing for longer, has been difficult for students. It is important for family members and teachers to understand this

College reopening issue resolved, students demand online exams in MCQ format

February 04, 2021 10:58 pm

On Wednesday, Minister for Higher and Technical Education Uday Samant announced that colleges and universities could resume classes by February 15 with 50 per cent attendnace on rotational basis.

Mamata to give Rs 10k to students ahead of polls; here's what her counterparts announced in their states

December 23, 2020 10:15 pm

Ahead of West Bengal elections, CM Banerjee also promised a 3 per cent hike in dearance allowance for state government employees from next month and cheaper RT-PCR test.

In small town Telangana, an attempt to embed coding skills in students

October 31, 2020 4:57 pm

The training programme selected one student each from classes 8 and 9 in the 13 schools along with a teacher from the school.

Chinese, Indians constitute 48% of foreign students in US in 2019: Report

August 29, 2020 4:12 pm

Forty-eight per cent or 733,718 of all active SEVIS records hailed from either China (474,497) or India (249,221) in 2019, a slight increase from 47 per cent in calendar year 2018

Writing their exams in paddy fields, kirana shops, these students balance studies, work

July 17, 2020 2:27 pm

Another boy wrote his paper while sitting in a kirana shop where he was helping his father. Likewise, students are posting pictures which show the conditions in which they are living.

How do students get to know the spunky Gandhi? A teacher devises a study plan

September 30, 2019 11:45 am

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: How can you expect children to understand that non-violence requires courage of the highest order when society as a whole celebrates and even rewards violence?

Speak Up, Speak Out

September 01, 2019 6:55 pm

Remembering teachers who left their mark on those they taught. First up, the bad-tempered and impatient one who taught us to love literature and the value of the spoken word.


Number of Indian students in the US doubled since 2012-13: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A study by the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange shows that the number of Indian students in the US has doubled in the last five years.

What the Jio institute is expected to earn in its first year: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Reliance’s Jio institute, recently declared an ‘Institute of Eminence,’ puts it at par with the likes of IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay, IISc and BITS . Here's a look at its earnings projection in today's News in Numbers. See more:

College student stabbed to death, two injured

March 01, 2016 5:15 am

Shamli (UP), Mar 01 (ANI): A student was stabbed to death by unidentified people at a bus stop in Budhana, Uttar Pradesh in a clash allegedly regarding a girl. In this clash, four students were injured out of which two students are critical. Three NCC students were at the stop waiting for the bus to their village when suddenly 10 to 12 boys arrived with knives and attacked the three boys. Police has begun investigations in the case.

Students in Coimbatore display self-made drones

February 28, 2016 2:17 pm

Coimbatore, Feb 28 (ANI): The students from standard third to eight participated in an International Robotics Festival organised by robotic academy IroboChakra in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city. They were trained into making simple robots and drones after which they created their own functional robots and displayed the same before the people. The participants made drones, Robo Arms, Power saw, Truck robo, Humanoid among others. The students also explained their creations. The winners of the competition will compete at the international level in May 2016 in the United States. robotic academy.

JNU row: Umar, Bhattacharya surrender

February 24, 2016 6:32 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans, surrendered before the Delhi Police last night. Following a medical check-up, the two were interrogated on Wednesday for around five hours and will be presented before the magistrate later in the day. Khalid and Bhattacharya are among the five students who, along with JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, had allegedly shouted anti-national slogans at an event organised in the university campus on February 9.

Security tightened outside JNU

February 23, 2016 2:05 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The security was increased outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Tuesday in view of the unrest going on the campus. The JNU has turned into a fortress as the five students, accused of involving in 'anti-national' activities, are still in the administration block of the varsity, while police keeps vigil outside the gates.

Kashmir University students raise slogans in Kanhaiya's support

February 23, 2016 2:05 pm

Kashmir, Feb 23 (ANI): A group of students at Kashmir University on Monday raised slogans in support of Jawaharlal University students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar. The students also were also seen raising slogans demanding 'azadi' from the government.

JNU row: Constitute inquiry committee, says teachers' union president

February 22, 2016 2:54 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Addressing a gathering on Monday, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Teachers Association president Ajay Patnaik on Monday said an inquiry committee should be constituted and internal mechanism of the varsity should be strengthened. Demanding that sedition charges against students be dropped, Patnaik added that such charges are a matter of great concern.

ABVP condemns Umar Khalid's speech in JNU

February 22, 2016 2:45 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Monday condemned speech of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid, accused of raising anti-national slogans, saying the students shouting 'Save JNU' slogans are the same people supporting Khalid's speech on Sunday night. An ABVP activist said the speech has again deteriorated the image of JNU, adding that some professors are continuously supporting such students. Another activist demanded that students and teachers indulged in 'anti-national' activities should be first punished by the university and then by the judiciary.

JNU students continue protest over Kanhaiya’s release

February 19, 2016 9:31 am

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The students of the Jawarharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday continued their protest demanding release of Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been booked on charges of sedition. Thousands of students joined protests, paralysing the prestigious JNU, after Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on Friday following a demonstration that authorities have called as 'anti-Indian'.