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‘How to study over how to score’ — why more Indian parents are choosing foreign school boards

Data shows that more and more parents are sidestepping CBSE and admitting kids into IB and IGSCE schools with eye on college abroad. But critics are worried about ‘class system’.

Fear, anger, conflicting claims — story of Chandigarh University’s ‘women’s secret video leak’

While the students claim the accused female student made '60 videos', the police said no videos were found on her phone. An all women three-member SIT constituted to probe matter.

India’s foreign student numbers grew 42% in 7 yrs. Where are they from? Still the same countries

Data from govt's All India Survey on Higher Education shows the countries, mostly South Asian, sending students to India remain the same. Intake from Bhutan & Malaysia has gone down.

After slight delay, CUET-UG results out. Participating universities to prepare merit lists

The results, which were to be cleared at 10 pm Thursday, were delayed by a few hours owing to a huge database. NTA said the universities will decide their own counselling procedure.

CUET-UG 2022 results at 10 pm on 15 Sept, candidates can download scorecard from official site

The National Testing Agency conducted the first-ever common entrance test to the country’s central universities in July and August this year.

MNC jobs, fat salaries — after IITs, IIMs, lesser-known pvt colleges are acing placement game

With offers of Rs 40 lakh and above as starting salaries, students from such colleges are getting placed in top companies. Industry experts say firms today put 'skills over pedigree'.

Over 6 lakh applicants for 70,000 seats – Delhi University launches its admission portal

Admissions to all central colleges, including the Delhi University, are taking place through the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) this year.

Unfit teachers, infra — 239 ‘unrecognised’ schools in Mumbai, but closure can put 5,000 kids at risk

BMC says notices will be sent & 'action taken soon'. Some of the schools, catering to underserved communities, say they have applied for recognition but process is slow.

Blocks, puzzles, puppets — Modi govt releases policy paper on toy-based learning for school kids

Designed to help school kids aged 3 to 18 years understand basic concepts of science and math, and develop sensory and motor skills, the proposal is in accordance with NEP 2020.

‘Merger of NEET, JEE with CUET is an idea we are floating, but no decision yet’, says UGC chief

Jagadesh Kumar's comments came days after Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said there are no plans to merge JEE & NEET with the Common University Entrance Test for next two years.

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CDS Lt Gen Anil Chauhan has a lot to do. But first, fast track what Gen Bipin Rawat started

The fact that the Narendra Modi government waited nine months to appoint Gen Anil Chauhan as the second CDS shows that it has complete faith and trust in him.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

Eye on indebted cooperatives, Maharashtra sets up asset reconstruction firm, 1st state to do so

Maha ARC Ltd, incorporated Monday with initial capital of Rs 111 crore, will restructure firms under financial distress that have direct links to state govt. RBI yet to issue licence.

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Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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