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COMEDK 2018 Exam Dates Announced, April 19 Last Date to Apply

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For the current academic year 2018-19, COMEDK will hold an online examination all over India on Sunday, the 13th May 2018, across 300 centres for the Engineering programs and about 20,000 seats are being offered by around 190 colleges in the state of Karnataka. The test will be followed by offline counseling. Following the National Eligibility -cum- Entrance Test (NEET) ...

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JEE Mains 2017 Results Out, Cut-Off for Advanced Likely at 110

The results of JEE Mains 2017 admission test for admission to NITs and centrally-funded institutes were published today and more than 10 lakh students who had appeared for the JEE Main 2017 examination on April 2 in 2000 Centres in 109 cities can now check their results and the rank before applying for JEE advanced for admission to IITs. Surprisingly, ...

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Scholarship for Students Pursuing Education in Foreign Universities

Government scholarships for students undertaking higher education in foreign universities in the field of art, agriculture, law, medicine, engineering are as follows:- National Overseas Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe Students: The scheme is implemented by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Under the scheme, financial assistance is provided to meritorious Scheduled Tribe students for pursuing Master level courses, Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Research ...

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BUDGET 2017 – A Look at Every Clause

Budget 2017-18, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday has three significant changes embedded in it. First, presentation of Budget advanced to 1st February to enable the Ministries to operationalise all activities from the commencement of the financial year. Secondly, merger of Railways Budget with General Budget to bring Railways to the centre stage of Government’s Fiscal Policy. Thirdly, ...

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Want to be With Younger Brain? Take Stairs, Be in School, Suggests Study

Moving over from the aspiration to keep the body young, researchers have now focused on keeping the brain younger and their findings showed that taking the stairs improves your brain’s health and that school educations has an immense positive effect on your brain. Researchers led by Jason Steffener, a scientist at Concordia University’s Montreal-based PERFORM Centre, found that the more ...

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai Tops British School Exam

Youngest Nobel peace prize winner Malala has topped the British School of Exams and scored six A grades, the highest possible, and four As, the second highest in her General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations. She was the youngest person ever to win a Nobel peace Prize, she was declared joint-winner along with India’s children’s rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi. ...

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#DegreeDikhaoPMSaab is Trending on Twitter

This morning Twitter is trending with #DegreeDikhaoPMSaab as many of the twiterati are questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show his degree. Apparently, PMO has refused to share the information about the qualification of PM Modi after an RTI was filed seeking information about his education details. Also read: Xiaomi’s First ‘Made in India’ Smartphone Redmi 2 Prime Launched One tweet ...

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Exclusive Satellite for Farmers Now, Says Minister

The government of India is considering an exclusive satellite for farmers to help in weather forecast and provide timely services for farming and agriculture, said minister Jitendra Singh in a reply to a starred question in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Besides weather, the satellite-enabled services to support farmers include agro-advisory, agromet services, soil moisture and agricultural extension activities to support ...

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Chhattisgarh: Fake Candidate Writes Exam for Minister’s Wife

A fake candidate in place of state education minister Kedar Kashyap’s wife has allegedly sat for a PG exam conducted by an open university held in Bastar on Tuesday. After getting a tip-off, a local media team, reached the high school where the exam was being conducted by Pt Sunderlal Sharma(OPEN) University. The media personnel asked the in-charge of the ...

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CNR Rao rues lack of scientific infrastructure in India

Eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao has rued the lack of basic infrastructure for science in India saying the quality of education in India needs to be considerably improved. Delivering a public lecture on “Celebration of Science” at Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi on Wednesday, the Bharat Ratna-awardee lamented that India lacked behind considerably in the world of science. “No academic institution in ...

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Education Good to Earn Money, Not Happiness: Study

Better education may help you earn more, but not happiness as those with low education attain happier lives in many cases, claims a new study. Getting a good education may not improve your life chances of happiness, showed the findings published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. “These findings are quite controversial because we expected to find the socioeconomic factors ...

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India takes steps to achieve higher space education goals: Minister

Informing the Lok Sabha on future space missions and education in space sciences, Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply on wednesday, said the Department of Space has taken multi-pronged approach to provide Space education to the youths. The Department has taken up severa steps to disseminate or to provide formal education on important subjects coming under Space Technology, Space ...

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How FaceBook helps Students Score Better?

A survey of over 1,600 college students about their Facebook behaviour has revealed that using social media to make friends and create the support network can help them get good marks, showing the cascading effect than direct impact. According to Reynol Junco, associate professor of education at Iowa State University, if students are committed to their social circles, then they ...

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Public Spitting Still Main Cause Spreading TB; Time to Spread Awareness?

While TB or tuberculosis is raising its ugly head again, more than its new drug-resistance character, the root-cause has come under focus. The public spitting, a habit indigenous to India since the ancient times, still persists, say authroties and doctors. One of the worst offenders of public spitting are drivers of vehicles and paan-chewing public and no matter what the ...

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Education: Key to Climate Adaptation

According to a recent study from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), education makes people less vulnerable to natural disasters such as floods, landslides and storms that are expected to intensify with climate change. “Education is key in reducing disaster fatalities and enhancing adaptive capacity,” said Wolfgang Lutz, director of IIASA’s World Population Programme. Investing in empowerment through ...

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Ethiopia Studying Indian Self-Help Groups to Empower Women

Ethiopia studying Indian self-help groups to empower women A strong network of self-help groups (SHGs) has managed to improve the social condition of women in Ethiopia and the east African country is now studying Indian models to ensure their financial empowerment. "We have these neighbourhood groups. They almost control every household," Tesfayenesh Lema Agregaw, director (Youth Affairs) in Ethiopia’s ministry ...

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Westernised Education Dealt a Blow to Indian Values and Culture, says Rajnath Singh

The main objective of education is "comprehensive development of the personality," said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh while addressing people at the Chopsani Schools Centenary celebrations in Jodhpur on Wednesday. Criticising the present system for not fulfilling the main objective, Singh said, westernised education concept brought by Britishers is responsible for dealing a severe blow to the values and culture ...

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Educational News: Australian varsity signs MoU with two oldest IITs

In a bid to strengthen relationship with India in the areas of research and teaching, an Australian university has signed agreements with two Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The University of Wollongong (UOW) in New South Wales (NSW) has signed memoranda of understanding (MOU) with two of the oldest and most prestigious institutes, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Bombay, a university ...

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