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Waive dining, hostel charges for SC, ST students: Panel to TISS

New Delhi August 13

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has directed the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, to waive off dining and hostel charges for students from the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes categories. The commission, which visited the Mumbai campus of TISS in June, reiterated…

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UGC approves BITS-Pilani off-campus centres

New Delhi August 11Resolving its three-year-old standoff with Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), the University Grants Commission (UGC) this week approved the institute’s branches in Goa and Hyderabad.

The HRD Ministry will issue a notification announcing “regularisation” of the two off-campus centres next week…

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Either get the fees refunded or cancel schools’ affiliations: Commissioner

Punjab August 9 Even after one year, the management of 45 schools across five districts in Punjab have not refunded Rs 15 crore collected as ‘development funds’ from 60,000-odd students.

Now, Commissioner, Jalandhar Division, has issued letters to the District Education Officers (DEOs) of these districts to either…

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India wins 2 golds and 2 silvers at International Chemistry Olympiad

New Delhi August 06

Four Indian school students have won two gold and silver medals each in the recently concluded 50th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) held in Bratislava in Slovakia and Prague in the Czech Republic.

Vadodara’s Dhyey Sankalp Gandhi and Jishnu Basavaraju from Hyderabad won gold medals while…

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