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After Free Electricity, Akhilesh Promises Laptops To Students if Party Voted To Power

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

"The party has already promised 300 units and free electricity for irrigation purposes. The party resolves to provide best quality laptops to the youth and students on coming to power," Yadav told news persons here.

TN CM lashes out at Centre on NEET, calls for all-party meet on Jan 8

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Contending an all-party delegation MPs under DMK Lok Sabha member T R Baalu couldn't secure an audience with Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday, the Chief Minister claimed that the Centre had not acted on the Tamil Nadu Assembly Bill seeking exemption for the state from NEET.


COVID-19: MP vaccinates over 10 lakh in 15-18 age group on day 1 of drive

The vaccine option for this age group is only Covaxin, according to guidelines issued by the Union health ministry on December 27.

Community Service Must Be Made Compulsory For Students: Vice President

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Highlighting the contributions of visionary spiritual leaders like legendary social reformer Sree Narayana Guru and St Chavara in various fields, the Vice President also urged other states to take a cue from Kerala in the fields of education, social justice and women's empowerment.


IITs unable to generate sufficient internal receipts, remain dependent on govt for grants: CAG report

The report is on "Performance Audit of Setting up of new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)" for the period 2014-19.

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28 December, 2021

K'taka govt to implement 'e-RUPI' for cashless education scholarship fee payment

Outlook Web Desk

e-RUPI will be used to ensure a leak-proof delivery of education fees of eligible students by paying digitally to the college or institute by the Karnataka government.


20 December, 2021

UP govt to distribute free smartphones, tablets to one crore final year students

Outlook Web Desk

The statement said a large number of students, including girls, from every district of the state will participate in the programme on December 25. Adityanath will distribute 60,000 smartphones and 40,000 tablets to the youths at the event, it said.


17 December, 2021

Bengal govt asks banks to look into complaints under student credit scheme

Outlook Web Desk

Over 1,20,000 applications have been submitted under the initiative till Monday, and of them, 50,000 have been sent to banks for approval, the official said.


15 December, 2021

CBSE Question Paper Mess: Experts Suggest Five Steps To Avoid Controversial Content

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

CBSE question paper controversy: Experts say that a handful of senior officials of the Exam unit should take a look at the manuscripts of the important subject papers.


10 December, 2021

Evangelist Cop: Ganauli’s Lal Bahar Has Helped To Launch 200 Village Libraries In 15 Months

Sharmila Bhowmick

Bahar is an inspector with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). He has launched a mission to open libraries in villages across India.


22 November, 2021

Delhi Univerity's New Academic Session For First-Year UG Students Begins

Outlook Web Desk

"It is like a festival on the first day of college with students from various states, speaking different languages mingling with each other. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, everything is being done online. We held the orientation session last week for the students. The college does not feel like a college without the students."


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30 October, 2021

Blacklist Colleges With History Of Hate Crime Against Kashmiris, Demands J&K Students’ Body

Naseer Ganai

The demand by the J&K Students’ Association comes in the backdrop of alleged incidents of intimidation and attacks on students from Kashmir in different states following Pakistan’s win over India in the ongoing T20 World Cup.


21 September, 2021

Munna Bhais Still Flying High In High-Profile Entrance Examinations

S.K. Singh

Experts believe that the swindlers have taken control of the entire system and they are doing so without any fear. They suspect that one can get 99.5 percentile only if one gets the question paper in advance.


16 September, 2021

Students Return To Colleges, Campuses Restore Pre-Pandemic Cheer

Jheelum Basu

After befriending gadgets for attending online classes and and stuffing them with countless e-books for over a year, students finally are back to the real books and are enjoying the majestic aura of the varsity libraries.


13 September, 2021

In Pandemic Times, How Is College Life Different From Schools?

Lachmi Deb Roy

‘From a very young age, we were asked to study hard and get into a good college. College days will be fun, they said. Who would have predicted a monstrosity of a pandemic to take over the world and particularly, an experience of a lifetime?’


12 September, 2021

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

Sugata Mitra

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.


11 September, 2021

J&K To Prioritise Vaccination Of Students Above 18 For Reopening Educational Institutions

Outlook Web Desk

'We are trying to vaccinate students aged above 18 years on priority and professors and teachers in the academic institutions as well because the aim is to restart the institutions,' said J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha


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30 August, 2021

Mandatory Thermal Screening, Staggered Lunch Breaks: DDMA Announces Guidelines For Delhi Schools Reopening

Outlook Web Bureau

No student would be forced to attend physical classes and the consent of parents would be mandatory.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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