Eamcet paper leak: Telangana orders retest ignoring parents’ appeals

A file image of Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao. He has asked police officials to investigate the parents of 200 students who paid money to brokers regarding the EAMCET paper leak case. Photo: AP Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Tuesday cancelled a state-level medical and dental entrance examination after a leak of question papers […]

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Mock tests on your smartphone

The RiSE app provides free chapter-wise practice tests segregated according to difficulty level, time-based and topic-wise tests as well as detailed reports after each test to analyze performance. Preparation for competitive exams such as IIT-JEE (Indian Institutes of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination) and AIPMT (All India Pre-Medical Test) is critical for aspirants looking to crack them. […]

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Modi government shifts IIIT Amethi campus to Allahabad

A secreen grab of IIIT Allahabad website Amethi, Uttar Pradesh: After a run of 11 years, curtains came down on IIIT Amethi campus when its 148 students were shifted to the Allahabad campus on Tuesday. This is the third major project to be shut down since the Modi government came to power at the Centre […]

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Super 30, Khan Academy may soon offer courses at common service centres

The common service centres scheme is now offering various skill development and education courses. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: Common service centres (CSC), which facilitate affordable online services in rural areas, may soon be offering educational coaching from the well-known Super 30 coaching institute as well as global online tutorials provider Khan Academy. CSC e-Governance […]

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NEET: Supreme Court to hear plea alleging question paper leak today

The plea relies on a press conference by a district senior superintendent of police in Uttarakhand, who claimed that a syndicate had leaked the NEET 2 questions, which were shared on messaging platform WhatsApp. New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday a plea seeking the court’s intervention in the recently concluded National Eligibility […]

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Online gaming may boost school grades: study

The study found that teenagers who used Facebook or chat every day scored 20 points worse in maths than students who never used social media. Photo: Bloomberg Melbourne: Parents, take note! Teenagers who regularly play online video games may have improved school results while spending time on social networking sites such as Facebook could do […]

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Govt school students in Kerala to wear handloom uniforms

A file photo of Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Thiruvananthapuram: In a bid to give a boost to handloom products, Kerala on Wednesday decided to use handloom materials for school uniforms which is distributed among students of government-run schools in the state. The decision was taken at the state cabinet meeting, chief […]

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NITI Aayog invites public comments on national medical commission bill

A file photo of NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint A high-level committee headed by NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya has proposed to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a National Medical Commission. The four-member committee formed in March made its preliminary report public on Wednesday and invited public comments on […]

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