Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Students

Students quizzed on Indian Constitution, history, politics as fourth edition of ConQuest begins

The South-regional round of the quiz was held at St Joseph’s College of Law, Bengaluru. As many as 75 teams participated from various colleges across south India.

Not tracking, just want to connect with students on social media, HRD ministry assures

Ministry official says move only to share 'best practices', day after HRD ministry diktat, urging students to follow its handle, causes an uproar. 

Listen parents, this is why kids younger than 6 are getting headaches, blurred vision

WHO advises that children aged less than 5 years should not be allowed screen time of more than an hour/day. Indian doctors tell us why.

Rahul Gandhi’s interest-free education loan can’t help much if banks are student-unfriendly

Applying for a student loan in India is the classic case of low-paying, entry-level jobs requiring rich experience.

NIT-Kurukshetra orders students not to gate-crash weddings, threatens disciplinary action

NIT-Kurukshetra issued a circular on 16 March, describing such behaviour as 'unethical and immoral’.

CBSE to combine Class X marksheet and certificate into one document from 2019

Class 12 students will, however, continue to get separate documents for marksheet and certificate of examination.

India issues demarche to US over arrest of Indian students, seeks consular access

This is the first time India has issued a demarche to US since the row over diplomat Devyani Khobragade in 2013.

Ambedkar University students allege manual scavenging on campus, confront administration

Students claim workers are being made to open and clean manholes without any safety gear, as mandated by the law. University administration denies it.

Higher education isn’t a guarantee for positive employment outcomes

There isn't enough evidence to suggest that superior employment outcomes are a result of skills and knowledge students acquire in higher education.

Modi govt set to offer professional diplomas with bachelor degrees to create 10 lakh jobs

It will be a 10-month diploma course that can be pursued along with regular bachelor degrees. Subjects include interior designing, banking, retail. 

On Camera


J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.