Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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Topic: university

Pakistani students take a dig at LUMS university with ‘missing persons’ notice in Lahore

Students at Lahore University of Management Sciences have called for changes at their university following the expulsion of a student in his final year for providing tuitions.

Preparing for entrance exams? Here are 15 tips to help you study

Create a study plan, stay organised, and try to maintain a balanced diet and exercise.

More Indian women enrolled for higher education in 2019-20, report shows

Increasing Gross Enrolment Ratio is one of the key aims of the new National Education Policy. Modi govt wants to touch a 50% GER by 2035.

Panic in AMU as 18 professors die of Covid in 20 days, V-C wants campus samples probed

Several retired professors of the AMU are also believed to have lost their lives to Covid-19. Students say it is hard to keep up with classes amid the gloom.

Former UGC chairman says move on final-year exams unfortunate, online mode will be biased

In a letter to the UGC chairman Dhirendra Pal Singh, former chairman Sukhadeo Thorat reiterates demands by students across the country to cancel final year exams.

One look at Allahabad University will tell you how inbreeding is ruining India’s academics

Panjab University, MS University of Baroda, Aligarh Muslim University all showed great potential in the 1960s. Then they started recruiting more of their own.

Something’s wrong with how university VCs are picked. Exam delay debate is one fallout

The traditional insistence on completing the syllabus instead of pruning it will only be a drag on an already-delayed academic calendar due to Covid.

Students mustn’t protest? Universities were world spaces till Germany brought in nationalism

Every time campuses such as JNU and Jamia erupt into protests, students are told to study not agitate. But can world ideas be fitted into a nationalist framework?

JNU protest over fee hike reminds me of how St. Stephen’s students called a strike & won

India’s public universities must ask why Ratan Tata, Indra Nooyi and Narayan Murthy find value in donating to Ivy League universities and not to ours.

How China makes it possible for a German to study ancient Indian math in its university

China has wisely and energetically created new universities with a high standard of faculty recruitment at a global level in the past three decades of economic growth.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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