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Screenshot from PM Modi's address to students at the 22nd convocation of IIT-Guwahati Tuesday | Twitter | @NarendraModi

NEP aims to open campuses of foreign universities in India, PM Modi says

Addressing students at IIT-Guwahati convocation, Modi said NEP will connect education with technology and make technology an ‘integral part of our students’ thinking’. 
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IIT Guwahati suspends two students for hunger strike, ‘misrepresenting facts’ to media

The two PhD students were protesting against IIT Guwahati administration’s decision to ask a suspended faculty member to vacate official accommodation.
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High court tells IIT Guwahati to refund Rs 1,500 ‘alumni fee’ to 8 students

The IIT Guwahati students had petitioned Gauhati High Court, questioning the institute's authority to charge a fee on a mandatory basis.
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‘Everything is abnormal’ at IIT Guwahati, students allege they’re being driven to suicide

IIT Guwahati students say there’s a lack of professional counselling and empathy among teachers, which is driving some to take the extreme step.
Muga silkworm

IIT Guwahati scientists using Muga silk to create 3D-printed human organs, implants

IIT-Guwahati scientists have been working with silk proteins to create artificial implants that mimic biological architecture of real tissues & bone cartilage.

On Camera

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (R) and US President Donald Trump speak during the first US presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on 29 September

Trump-Biden debate had no highlights, only lowlights

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his democratic challenger Joe Biden must have been one of the nastiest presidential debate in US history.
File image of Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj | Photo: ANI

India will not meet its Rs 2.1 lakh crore disinvestment target in 2020-21, DEA secretary says

Govt retains its Rs 12 lakh crore borrowing limit for the full financial year, which means it can borrow Rs 4.34 lakh crore in the second half.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Ordnance factories hit back at Army claims, cite export orders, accidents of other equipment

In a statement, OFB said only 19 per cent of the accidents involving defence ammunition between January 2015 and December 2019 could be attributed to the board.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.