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Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides
India

Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have long been the academic dream. However, getting into the country's most coveted institute is as tough as it is stressful, as aspirants go through back-breaking preparation to crack JEE Advanced.
Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed
India

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.
Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed
India

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.
This samosa-seller has cracked CA exam, after 5 failed attempts
India

This samosa-seller has cracked CA exam, after 5 failed attempts

A 27-year-old Odisha man, who supported his family by running a fried-food cart, has cleared the CA Final 2019 examination, one of the most difficult professional tests.
TN government launches TV channel for students preparing for JEE
India

TN government launches TV channel for students preparing for JEE

In a bid to promote and boost education among all, the Tamil Nadu government launched an exclusive educational television channel called Kalvi Tholaikkaatchi (Education TV).
This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp
India

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.
CBSE issues new rules for registration of Class IX/XI students
India

CBSE issues new rules for registration of Class IX/XI students

In an attempt to streamline all-examination related processes, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has advanced the process of registration for students of Classes IX and XI, who are set to appear in the 2021 board examinations.
How this hearing impaired woman cleared UPSC in first attempt
India

How this hearing impaired woman cleared UPSC in first attempt

The Union Public Service Commission exams are as feared as they are admired. However, Indian Administrative Service officer Saumya Sharma cleared the exam in her first attempt despite her hearing disability and a viral fever on the day of the exam.
Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni
India

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

Each year, the University Grants Commission releases a list of fake universities across India. Out of the 23 fake universities- which are "self-styled, unrecognized institutions functioning in contravention of the UGC Act"- 14 have been on the list since 2005.

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