Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicCollege students

Topic: College students

How you can make college students get enough sleep — pay them to go to bed

Students would rather give up screen time rather than time with friends to get to bed earlier and sleep longer. Financial incentives are the key.

ThePrint’s story helps Shakti Mills rape survivor raise money—‘Ready for a new chapter’

Public personalities including film producer Manish Mundra, actress Richa Chaddha and film critic Stutee Ghosh offered to pay for her education.

‘Diluted’ degrees, learning loss, worse job prospects — why DU teachers’ body is against FYUP

In a letter to UGC, Democratic Teachers’ Front, an organisation of DU educators, argues that Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) could set both students and teachers back.

Al Qaeda chief’s support ‘unwelcome, wrong, bid to create rift’, says Karnataka girl Muskan’s dad

In a video statement, al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri hailed Muskan Khan, Karnataka student who made headlines by standing up to a crowd that heckled her for wearing a burqa to college.

‘Will college degrees carry same weight abroad as university’s?’ UGC reform norms find few takers

UGC guidelines, titled ‘Transforming higher education institutes into multidisciplinary institutions’, were put up on regulator's website last month, open to public feedback until 20 March.

The right answer to the wrong hijab question is still a wrong answer

The controversy was conjured up to reignite Hindu-Muslim divide, so that while the hoodlums do their job on the street, intellectuals debate the merits of hijab.

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

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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