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    Anshu Gupta through Goonj has brought back dignity to the act of giving and wants it to become a movement

    Anshu Gupta thinks of TED Talks as one of the most beautiful platforms for disseminating information, especially the part where the crux of the idea is derived quickly, rather than dragging it into a one-hour-long presentation. He is not new to the platform of TED and nor are we new to his work which engages rural people in community...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    Overly enthusiastic DU right wing parties distribute pizzas to woo voters even on 'No Campaign' day

    Bribing is not new to the country's politics so it's not very surprising that college elections also have their share of bribing incidents. The only difference is political parties offer people cash, electronic gadgets, ration supplies or clothes- parties in schools have a smaller budget so they can only afford short term benefits for...

    • 2 days ago
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    Parents clash over caste concerns during MBBS counselling, demand OC seats be kept 'reserved' and not open for SC/ST students

    Almost 30 angry parents protested outside the counseliing centre at the Government Medical College at Omandurar Estate on Friday, alleging that the selection committee was giving away the seats meant for the 'open category' students to students from the OBC, SC and ST caste categories. The parents started to...

    • 2 days ago
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    Delhi University Students' Union elections to be held on September 12

    The annual election for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) will be held on September 12, the varsity announced on Monday.The last day for filing the nomination for candidature for the posts of President, Vice President, Joint Secretary and Secretary is September 4 and the final list of the candidates will be announced by the evening of September 6, the university...

    • 2 days ago
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    CMC is NOT protesting against NEET, only the single-window counselling: CMC Director Dr Sunil Chandy

    Reports have led us to believe that CMC, Vellore is admitting only one student to their MBBS programme this academic session because they're unhappy about NEET. The first part of that sentence is true. The second, is apparently not. Clarifying their stance, CMC Director Dr Sunil Thomas Chandy said that their longstanding gripe was against...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Eaten up with jealousy, Class VIII student from MP poisons classmate who got more marks than her

    A Class VIII student allegedly poisoned her classmate by mixing mosquito repellent in her water bottle, apparently envious of her for securing higher marks in exams, police said here today. The accused girl later allegedly tried to commit suicide, fearing police inquiry into the incident, and was stated to be serious, an official said. She put the...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    IIT Kharagpur to launch Genomics Study for beginners

    IIT Kharagpur has launched an ambitious programme to encourage beginners of undergraduate engineering courses at the institute to enrol for Genomics Study. "To engage the brightest young engineering minds in biology research, particularly in genomics and genome engineering, IIT Kharagpur is going to start the genomics laboratory facility for engineering students from all the branches of...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    JIPMER to become the first central institute to have PET-CT facility for underprivileged patients

    The Centrally sponsored Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research in Puduchery will soon offer a facility for poor patients through advanced nuclear imaging technique. The institute Director S C Parija on Monday laid the foundation after performing rituals on the precincts of the hospital to establish the PET-CT (Position...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    UGC forms panel to study idea of deemed varsity status to IIMC

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) has set up a panel to study a proposal to grant deemed university status to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC). The IIMC, one of the prestigious journalism schools in the country which functions under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, offers diploma courses in journalism, advertising and public relations. According to...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    Delhi High Court seeks centre, police reply on probe plea into illegalities in NEET 2016

    The Delhi High Court on Monday sought a reply from the centre and the police on a plea seeking court- monitored CBI/SIT probe into the alleged illegalities in the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET), 2016, to admit students into post graduate medical courses. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also issued a notice to...

    • 4 weeks ago

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