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73.93 pc pass HSC, equiv exams

47,286 students secure GPA 5; Colleges with 100% pass more than double WT24 Desk The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations were published on Wednesday, showing a pass percentage of 73.93, Agencies report. This year’s pass rate is 7.29 percent higher than last year’s when the overall pass rate in the examinations was 66.64 ...

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HSC, equiv results Wednesday

WT24 Desk The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on Wednesday (17 July), Agencies report. A top official of the education ministry confirmed the date to Prothom Alo earlier on 8 July. “The results of the HSC and its equivalent examinations will be handed over to prime minister Sheikh Hasina at her ...

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31% teaching posts vacant at IITs: Govt data

According to data presented by HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, of the 8,856 teaching posts across 23 IITs, 6,043 are filled, while 2,813 are vacant. Of the 7,413 teaching posts at 31 NITs, 4,202 are filled, while 3,211 are lying vacant. WT24 Desk Premier educational institutions such as Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are ...

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Delhi University members object to lessons on Gujarat riots, homosexuality and caste

During the meeting, while the syllabi of all other courses were passed without objections, the syllabus of English department faced criticism. WT24 Desk A section of a Delhi University (DU) panel has recommended dropping a lesson from the syllabus under the BA (Programme) course as it portrayed “two members of a right wing group in wrong light”. They also objected ...

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Classes suspended for flood

34 Lalmonirhat schools affected WT24 Desk As many as 34 schools have stopped taking classes as many parts of the district got inundated in flood triggered by heavy downpour and onrush of water from upstream over past few days, Agencies report. Water level of Teesta river was measured at 52.97cm, at Teesta Barrage Dalia Point at 3pm Saturday, showing flood ...

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Colleges should inform government before appointing guest lecturer: Minister

Authorities in state-run and state-aided colleges should apprise the Higher Education department before appointing any guest lecturer and not proceed on their own, Chatterjee told reporters here on Friday evening. WT24 Desk West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee has said that state-run and aided colleges should inform the government before appointing any guest lecturer, PTI reports. Authorities in state-run and ...

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427 school buses, vans fined for lacking safety measures in Noida

Every day, the police are conducting special drives against traffic violators, drink driving, drinking in public places, illegal spa centres, etc. The action against school buses is the 11th drive under the initiative. WT24 Desk The district police Thursday fined 427 school buses and vans attached to 129 schools in Noida and Greater Noida for not adhering to safety guidelines, ...

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7K educational institutions from across world declare aclimate emergency

In a joint letter, they talked about a three-point plan that includes going carbon neutral by 2030 or 2050 at the latest, mobilising more resources for action-oriented climate change research and skills creation, and increasing the delivery of environmental and sustainability education across curricula, campus and community outreach programmes. WT24 Desk Networks representing over 7,000 higher education institutions from across ...

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Govt brings e-revolution to campuses, to connect with students across India

Even before a new session begins, all leading universities and other higher education institutions in the country are busy setting up social media cells to connect all students and staff with MHRD. WT24 Desk Even before a new session begins, all leading universities and other higher education institutions in the country are busy setting up social media cells to connect ...

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‘Rohingya children at risk of floods, landslides’

Education disrupted because of damage to learning centres, Unicef says WT24 Desk Thousands of people in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps and host communities are facing the risk of flooding and landslides after several days of heavy rain, Unicef said on Tuesday, Agencies report. Some of the over 4,000 families affected in the camps, have been relocated to safe places. Unicef ...

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