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After 'Kaamyaab', SRK to produce movie on Muzaffarpur shelter case

18 Mar 2020

After 'Kaamyaab', SRK to produce movie on Muzaffarpur shelter case

Even as he remains missing from the silver screen, Shah Rukh Khan continues to bring forward socially relevant stories through his production house.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur gets life imprisonment

11 Feb 2020

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur gets life imprisonment

On Tuesday, Brajesh Thakur, the owner of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home where minors were raped, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court.

Detained before CAA-protest in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar Azad sent to Delhi

27 Jan 2020

Detained before CAA-protest in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar Azad sent to Delhi

Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who has emerged as one of the loudest critics of the Citizenship Amendment Act, was sent to Delhi this morning from Hyderabad, where he was detained last evening before a planned peaceful protest.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur, 18 others, convicted

20 Jan 2020

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur, 18 others, convicted

Brajesh Thakur, who ran a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur where minor girls were raped and assaulted, was held guilty by a Delhi court today.

#CBSE2020: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

17 Jan 2020

#CBSE2020: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

With less than a month to go for the Class 10 Board Exams, students must be well-prepared by this time.

#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home

08 Jan 2020

#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home

Nearly two years ago, the gut-wrenching horror meted to girls staying at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur sent shockwaves across the nation.

#CBSE2020: Tips to score over 90% in Class-10 Social Sciences

02 Jan 2020

#CBSE2020: Tips to score over 90% in Class-10 Social Sciences

Social Sciences is a subject dreaded by a majority of CBSE Class 10 students; many students find the subject difficult as it involves a vast syllabus.

#CareerBytes: Five scholarships for Indian students wishing to study abroad

28 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: Five scholarships for Indian students wishing to study abroad

Many students in India dream of studying abroad at top international universities to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

#CBSE2020: How to prepare for Class 10 board exams subject-wise?

23 Dec 2019

#CBSE2020: How to prepare for Class 10 board exams subject-wise?

A student's performance in CBSE Class 10 board exams is crucial as it decides which stream one should choose for a bright career.

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

16 Dec 2019

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

Over 2 lakh to appear for Delhi University entrance test

06 Jul 2019

Over 2 lakh to appear for Delhi University entrance test

More than 2.22 lakh students, including including M.Phil and PhD aspirants, have applied for Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET), which has begun from Wednesday and will continue till July 8.

NTA to conduct entrance examinations for admissions to DU courses

02 Jun 2019

NTA to conduct entrance examinations for admissions to DU courses

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the entrance exams for over 180 undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the Delhi University.

#CBSE2019: Last-minute preparation tips for Class-10 Social Science board exam

24 Mar 2019

#CBSE2019: Last-minute preparation tips for Class-10 Social Science board exam

The CBSE Class 10 Social Science board exam would be held on 29 March and with only a few days to go, students must be well-prepared by now.

#CBSE2019: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

10 Mar 2019

#CBSE2019: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

The 2018-19 CBSE board exams for Class 10 have already begun, and there is nothing called as "over preparation." The students can use all the tips and tricks.

#CBSE2019: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

11 Feb 2019

#CBSE2019: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

The 2018-19 CBSE board exams for Class 10 will begin from 21 February and with less than two weeks left, students must be well-prepared by this time.

How to learn Social Science in an interesting way?

08 Feb 2019

How to learn Social Science in an interesting way?

For many students, Social Science can be a tricky subject. It is dreaded by many who find it difficult because of the vast syllabus while some find the subject boring.

Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order

08 Feb 2019

Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order

RJD national president Lalu Prasad has flayed his arch-rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Supreme Court's order to transfer Muzaffarpur sex scandal to a POCSO court in Delhi.

#CBSE2019: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

07 Feb 2019

#CBSE2019: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

The 2018-19 CBSE board exams for Class 10 will begin from 21 February and with less than two months left, students must be well-prepared by this time.

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

27 Jan 2019

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for selecting Institutions of Eminence (IoE) has put in a recommendation to increase the number of IoEs from the current 20 to 30.

Javadekar: Hindi not compulsory under New Education Policy (NEP)

10 Jan 2019

Javadekar: Hindi not compulsory under New Education Policy (NEP)

Hours after reports stated that the New Education Policy (NEP) draft contained a provision for making Hindi compulsory in all schools till Class 8, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar dismissed such claims, calling these reports 'mischievous'.

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

07 Jan 2019

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

Months after the abuse meted on girls living inside a government-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar came to light, disturbing details have emerged.

#CBSE2019: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

30 Dec 2018

#CBSE2019: Memory tips and tricks for Class 10 students

The 2018-19 CBSE board exams for Class 10 will begin from 21 February and with less than two months left, students must be well-prepared by this time.

#CBSE2019: 7 websites that provide NCERT solutions for Class-10 subjects

24 Dec 2018

#CBSE2019: 7 websites that provide NCERT solutions for Class-10 subjects

The CBSE has announced the date sheets for the 2018-19 Class 10 and 12 board exams. Class 10 exams will be held between 21 February and 29 March.

#CBSE2019: Tips to score over 90% in Class-10 Social Sciences

24 Dec 2018

#CBSE2019: Tips to score over 90% in Class-10 Social Sciences

Social Sciences is a subject dreaded by a majority of CBSE Class 10 students; many students find the subject difficult as it involves a vast syllabus.

Mumbai: TISS student commits suicide, professor booked for abetment

13 Dec 2018

Mumbai: TISS student commits suicide, professor booked for abetment

On Tuesday, a professor of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was booked for abetment to suicide, after a 24-year-old MBA student of the institute took his own life by jumping off a 14-storey building in Powai.

#CBSE2019: How to prepare for Class 10 board exams subject-wise?

08 Dec 2018

#CBSE2019: How to prepare for Class 10 board exams subject-wise?

A student's performance in CBSE Class 10 board exams is crucial as it decides which stream one should choose for a bright career.

Maratha quota Bill, ATR to be tabled in Maharashtra Legislature

29 Nov 2018

Maratha quota Bill, ATR to be tabled in Maharashtra Legislature

The much-awaited draft Bill, which provides for reservation to the Maratha community will be tabled in the Maharashtra Legislature today.

PhD-holders from top foreign universities eligible for direct recruitment: UGC

28 Nov 2018

PhD-holders from top foreign universities eligible for direct recruitment: UGC

Doctoral degree holders from the top 500 foreign universities are now eligible for direct recruitment as assistant professors in Indian universities, according to the UGC.

SC transfers 16 Bihar shelter home abuse cases to CBI

28 Nov 2018

SC transfers 16 Bihar shelter home abuse cases to CBI

The Supreme Court today directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the probe into allegations of physical and sexual abuse of inmates at 16 shelter homes in Bihar.

#CBSE2019: How to score 90%+ in Class-10 Social Sciences Exam?

26 Nov 2018

#CBSE2019: How to score 90%+ in Class-10 Social Sciences Exam?

Social Sciences is one of the five main subjects in the CBSE Class X board exams but a lot of students find it difficult because of the vast syllabus.

#MeToo: Former TISS student accuses graduate adviser of sexual harassment

28 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Former TISS student accuses graduate adviser of sexual harassment

On Saturday, a former student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) accused her graduate adviser of sexually harassing her while she was pursuing her M.A. in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (now called M.A. in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations) from 2004-2006.

Muzaffarpur home sex scandal: Prime accused shifted to Bhagalpur jail

11 Oct 2018

Muzaffarpur home sex scandal: Prime accused shifted to Bhagalpur jail

Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal, was today shifted to Special Central Jail in Bhagalpur from the Shaheed Khudiram Bose Jail, Muzaffarpur, a prison official said.

After 377 struck down, ex-TISS student alleges he was raped

28 Sep 2018

After 377 struck down, ex-TISS student alleges he was raped

A former student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai, has filed a complaint with the institute's internal complaints committee, alleging that he was raped by a visiting speaker.

Bihar: 16 girls raped in shelter-home, police dig for buried-body

23 Jul 2018

Bihar: 16 girls raped in shelter-home, police dig for buried-body

The Bihar police started excavation in a shelter home of Muzaffarpur after it was alleged that a minor was killed and buried there.

Heartwarming: Financially-challenged girl gets admission, courtesy DU professors

09 Jul 2018

Heartwarming: Financially-challenged girl gets admission, courtesy DU professors

High cut-offs, tests and interviews weren't challenging enough to scare away this 18-year-old, who had applied for Journalism under Delhi University's Bharati College.

DU admission 2018: Exam dates for B.El.Ed announced

15 Jun 2018

DU admission 2018: Exam dates for B.El.Ed announced

Delhi University has announced the entrance exam dates for admission to the 405 seats under its Bachelors of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed) course.

Family of UP cop who 'shot himself' refutes suicide claims

30 May 2018

Family of UP cop who 'shot himself' refutes suicide claims

After Uttar Pradesh police officer Rajesh Sahani allegedly shot himself with his service revolver in Lucknow Tuesday, his friends and family have demanded a CBI probe into his death, refuting claims that he committed suicide.

Planning to study abroad? Here are 8 prestigious international scholarships

27 May 2018

Planning to study abroad? Here are 8 prestigious international scholarships

Many Indians seek opportunities to study abroad at top universities after Class-12 or graduation. However, many face financial obstacles that often prevent them from pursuing their dreams.

Application for various courses in DU to start next week

12 May 2018

Application for various courses in DU to start next week

The Delhi University (DU) is starting its admission process for various courses next week.

Defying 80% disability, this Bengaluru boy scored 94% in Class-X

10 May 2018

Defying 80% disability, this Bengaluru boy scored 94% in Class-X

A 16-year-old Bengaluru boy scored 94% marks in SSLC examinations.