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Kerala approves bill to regularize MBBS admissions, move to benefit 180 students

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Photo: PTI Bengaluru: The Kerala assembly on Wednesday approved a bill to regularize MBBS admissions, which had previously been deemed illegal by two official panels, apart from the Medical Council of India. The Kerala Professional Colleges (Regulation and Admission in Medical Colleges) Bill 2017 will benefit about 180 students of two colleges—Kannur Medical College and Karuna ... Read More »

Number of Indian students in UK on the rise: Envoy

Kolkata British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith said on Thursday that the number of Indian students in the UK was picking up after going through a decline in the last few years. He added that there was no attempt by the UK government to hold back foreign students willing to pursue university education in their country. “There was a decline ... Read More »

Number of UK degree students receiving firsts soars

Graduates celebrate at Warwick University. From 2017-18, tuition fees will rise to £9,250 a year. Photograph: Russell Boyce/Reuters One-third of UK universities and colleges are awarding firsts to at least 25% of their students, four times as many as five years ago, figures show. In 2015-16, 50 institutions gave at least one-quarter of degrees the top grade, while 10 awarded ... Read More »

7 Convincing Reasons That Students Need Technology in Classroom

Technolog­­­­y– a word that is ruling the modern times with its unparalleled services and unbelievable possibilities. We have come to a point where it has become almost impossible to drag ourselves away from this new-generation companion. Nowadays, technology has stepped in into classrooms as well. More and more schools and coaching institutes are opting for technology in classrooms for enhancing ... Read More »

IIT Kanpur students told to wear kurtas, pyjamas and churidaars at convocation

The IIT Kanpur convocation ceremony will be held on 15 and 16 June. Photo: HT Lucknow: Keen to shed what it calls a “colonial tradition”, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has directed its students to don ethnic attire like kurtas, pyjamas and churidaars during their convocation ceremony, in place of the ceremonial black robes and head gear. The ... Read More »

Bihar Students Continue Protest Over Poor Intermediate Result

Bihar Students Continue Protest Over Poor Intermediate Result (File Photo) PATNA: Hundreds of Class 12 students in Bihar who have failed in their exams continued their protests here for the second consecutive day on Thursday demanding re-checking of their answer sheets, police said. More than 8 lakh of over 12 lakh students who appeared for the Class 12 exams, conducted ... Read More »

EDUCATION | MORE SUBSIDIES TO SUPPORT STUDENTS NEXT YEAR

Officials of the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau introduce the revamped centralized kindergarten registration scheme The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) expects to spend 14 percent more on subsidies for students who attend schools that are part of the city’s free education system. Additional subsidies have also been planned to support Macau students studying in Guangdong’s non-tertiary schools. Aside ... Read More »

WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy Must Be Rolled Back, Students Tell Court

WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy Must Be Rolled Back, Students Tell Court Two Indian students are mounting a legal challenge to Facebook, seeking to wind back changes to WhatsApp’s privacy policy that they say threatens the rights of millions of users. Karmanya Singh Sareen and Shreya Sethi filed a public-interest litigation, akin to a class action, in the Delhi High Court ... Read More »

US wants its students to study the importance of India

The Passport to India initiative seeks to increase the number of young Americans annually learning in India on study abroad and internship programs. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: The US government wants its students to know more about India—from its ancient trade history to the present day start-up ecosystem as the country’s growth story may have “far-reaching implications” on the “life ... Read More »

At least 25 Indian students asked to leave US varsity: report

A screen grab of Western Kentucky University website. New York: At least 25 of a total 60 Indian graduate students at Western Kentucky University have been asked to leave their computer science programme after the first semester as they do not meet its admission standards, a media report said on Tuesday. The move will force the students to return to ... Read More »