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Tamil Nadu releases merit list for MBBS, BDS seats

The Directorate of Medical Education on Wednesday released the NEET-based merit list for MBBS and BDS admission. Counselling for special category will begin at 11 am on Thursday. There won’t be a break in counselling until September 4, said Health secretary J. Radhakrishnan, who released the list. Candidates who have been called for counselling on Thursday will receive an SMS ... Read More »

Teachers haven’t turned up since Aug. 15 in Udhampur school

The students in the Nanansoo village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur have been, for days, waiting for their teachers outside their primary school as teachers haven’t turned up to teach since August 15. Parents claim that the students wait outside the locked government-run primary school in the far-flung and the remotest corner of Udhampur for two hours every day. Local ... Read More »

IIT Kharagpur Accepts Resignation Of Whistle-Blower Professor

IIT Kharagpur has accepted the resignation of whistle-blower professor Rajeev Kumar, whose compulsory retirement order was quashed by president Pranab Mukherjee days before he demitted office. IIT Kharagpur had suspended Mr Kumar for “misconduct” in May 2011. In the same year the Supreme Court had lauded him as an “unsung hero” for his efforts to reform the IIT Joint Entrance Examination ... Read More »

Delhi govt will take over 449 private schools only if they fail to return extra fees: Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi government will take over around 449 private schools, which have been served show cause notices over charging extra fee, only as a “last resort” if they do not roll back their decision, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday. Addressing a press conference, his first in nearly four months, Kejriwal said the government does not intend to “interfere”, ... Read More »

JNU students’ ‘assault’: Officer suspended

A group of students of Jawaharlal Nehru Universitry (JNU) including a woman, was reportedly assaulted by local goons near Asola Sanctuary on August 14 and was later mistreated by police in Haryana’s Surajkund police station. Four days later to the incident, the sub-inspector who allegedly refused to register the case has been suspended. Faridabad Police spokesperson said Suresh Kumar was ... Read More »

JNU students allege assault and molestation at Asola sanctuary

Seven students, including three from Jawaharlal Nehru University were allegedly beaten up by a group of people at Asola Wildlife Sanctuary in Faridabad on August 14 evening. The incident occurred at around 9pm. The students said the attackers also “molested” a female student when they resisted. The woman claimed that the police had also misbehaved with them when they went ... Read More »

Centre approves law, no NEET in TN for one year

Union law ministry on Wednesday gave its nod for a Tamil Nadu Ordinance to exempt the state from NEET for MBBS/BDS admissions under government quota this year. Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who went through various legal aspects of the draft Ordinance, cleared it after consulting attorney-general K K Venugopal, a senior official said. The official said the Ordinance would be ... Read More »

TN students of MBBS and BDS move to SC, seek start of counselling soon

The medical students from Tamil Nadu moved to the Supreme Court seeking directive for the state government to start medical counselling soon. This came after the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET), which was made mandatory for admission in the MBBS and the BDS courses across India last year, got separate petitions filed at the Madras and Gujarat High Courts where ... Read More »

Will Tamil Nadu get NEET waiver?

Ending six months of suspense over the fate of MBBS/BDS admissions in Tamil Nadu, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Centre would “cooperate” with the State Government to grant a one-time exemption from NEET-based admissions through the ordinance route. The exemption from NEET will be only for admission to government medical colleges ... Read More »

No Gandhi Jayanti Holiday In Rajasthan Universities This Year

The new calendar issued by the office of Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh does not have Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 as a holiday this year. In the new calendar, there are holidays only for Moharram and Diwali in October. Governor Kalyan Singh is also the chancellor of all state universities. Holiday calendar was issued according to the gazetted holiday calendar issued ... Read More »

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