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Schools can run extra classes for class 10th, 12th only between 7 and 11 am, directs DIoS

The decision was taken following pressure from school administrations wanting to run extra classes for students of Class 10 and 12, as they wanted to rush through the course and prepare the students better for the board examination. WT24 Desk The district administration has allowed schools that want to finish the syllabus for students appearing in board examinations to run ...

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Heightening the connection of music education in schools

WT24 Desk From improved reading skills to securing successful communication skills and a passion for creativity, music education opens up a multitude of academic avenues for young learners, according to SINEWS. Tied to a range of non-academic benefits, 21st century music education has also shown signs of increased student focus and connectivity to lessons. Demonstrated by a recent four-year research project ...

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As techies struggle to stay current, varsities are tying up with industry to help

Amid advancements in AI, machine learning, big data, colleges and industry are collaborating to streamline software engineering curricula. WT24 Desk In the field of software engineering, it’s hard to be industry-ready. Developing technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), data analytics, big data and blockchain are making advancements at a pace colleges may find hard to keep up ...

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Missing university student found dead in Gazipur

WT24 Desk A university student, missing since May 12, was found dead in the city’s Kamarjuri area on Thursday, Agencies report. Ismail Hossain Jisan, 24, a student of European University of Bangladesh, was the son of Sabbir Hossain of Gazipur’s Kathora.  He was a driver partner of ridesharing service. Jisan had remained traceless since he accepted a trip from Dhaka’s ...

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High court seeks DU’s reply over games removed from sports quota

Justice C Hari Shankar issued the notice to Delhi University seeking to know its stand on a plea by 11 students who contended that the varsity had removed 12 games, including cycling, yoga, ball badminton, softball and archery. WT24 Desk The Delhi high court Monday sought the response of the Delhi University on a plea by several students challenging the ...

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US billionaire to pay off $40 m student debt

WT24 Desk A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans __ estimated at up to $40 million, Agencies report. Robert F. Smith, this year’s commencement speaker, made the announcement while addressing nearly 400 graduating seniors of the all-male historically black college ...

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Registration process for Rajasthan engineering colleges begins

The applicants have to fill personal, educational and payment details on the portal. They will be required to give their scanned photograph and signature, JEE Main 2019 card showing their all India rank (AIR), valid mobile number and e-mail ID, Aadhar card, category certificate and Class 12 mark sheet WT24 Desk About 14 government and 87 private colleges are expected ...

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Maharashtra gives nod for promulgation of ordinance on Maratha quota

Promulgation of ordinance will pave the way for admissions to post-graduate medical courses under the Maratha quota. WT24 Desk The Maharashtra government has received permission from the Election Commission (EC) to promulgate an ordinance for Maratha reservation in post- graduate medical courses, PTI reports. Sources said the issue would be discussed in the state cabinet meeting to be held on ...

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Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity

Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ meals WT24 Desk All state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make school meals more environmentally friendly and reflect changing dietary advice, The Guardian reports. Given wide acceptance that diets ...

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