IIT Roorkee wins GRIHA Trophy for design of terminal building at Bagdogra Airport

Students from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee won the GRIHA trophy at a contest organised by the GRIHA Council to promote the concept of green buildings. The trophy was presented to the winners at a virtual felicitation ceremony during the 62nd edition of National Association of Students of Architecture Convention…

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First round of counselling for UG courses begins at GADVASU

Ludhiana, October 24 Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana started the counselling for admission to various undergraduate degree and diploma courses for the session 2020-21. Giving detailed information, Dr. H S Banga Registrar of the university, told that first round of counselling was held for admission…

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Online Course on Vaccine Economics for COVID-19 at IIHMR

Jaipur, October 24 With COVID-19 dramatically altering vaccine decision making globally, the world is faced with new challenges on how to maintain routine vaccine coverage and plan rapid deployment of a coming COVID-19 vaccine. To address questions associated with these emerging challenges, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA…

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Number of MBBS seats increases from 500 to 1,100 in GMCs of JK

Jammu, October 24 The number of MBBS seats in government medical colleges (GMCs) in Jammu and Kashmir has increased from 500 in 2018-19 to 1,100 seats for the current academic session 2020-21, an official spokesman said. In this regard, the health and medical education department has got a letter of…

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Top 5 merit-cum-means scholarships for Indian students

The incidences of meritorious students dropping out due to lack of financial resources are quite common in India. Considering this unfortunate situation, many government departments and private organisations offer merit-cum-means scholarships to financially support meritorious and deserving students coming from economically weaker sections of the society. These scholarships, which are…

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Google internships to remain virtual in 2021

San Francisco, October 22 Google has announced to keep its summer internship programme virtual in 2021, as the tech giant continues to prioritise health and safety during the ongoing pandemic. For the first time in Google history, thousands of students from 43 countries started their summer internships virtually this year….

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The DU dream — A reality check

Sanjay Arora You are dying to follow the trail of your academically accomplished friends who are headed to a college under Delhi University. Your family, at the same time, wants you to stay in Chandigarh and opt for a local University so that you can continue your studies while staying…

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Masterchef Sanjeev Kapoor launches online culinary academy

Renowned Indian chef and leading entrepreneur, Sanjeev Kapoor, has launched the country’s first celebrity online culinary academy in collaboration with Knorish, the one-stop technology platform fuelling over 10,000 online academies. The pioneering online academy has been ideated to enable a plethora of entrepreneurs, homemakers, professionals and cooking enthusiasts to train,…

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How sensible is a decision to study abroad amid Covid-19?

Q. I have finished my graduation in Political Science (Honours) from a reputed college in north India. I have got admission in Master’s in International Relations in Australia National University. At the same time, I am quite sure of getting into JNU Delhi as well. My parents can afford…

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Post-matric scholarship and DRDO JRF

Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Chandigarh The Department of Education, Chandigarh Administration is inviting applications for Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Chandigarh 2020-21 from students belonging to OBC community who are the permanent resident of Chandigarh for studies at the post-matriculation level in India under the Government…

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Stanford Graduate School of Business launches on-demand online courses

Mumbai, October 21 Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) has announced on-demand online courses on Executive Education to help learners experience same-day access to research-based content on the topics relevant to their business challenges and context, bridge theory with practice, and make a real-time impact in their organisations. …

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Amazon extends work from home option till June 2021

San Francisco, October 21 Amazon is allowing its corporate employees to avail the work from home option, if their roles permit, till June 2021. Amazon had earlier said that it expected corporate workers to return to office by January next year. An Amazon spokesperson told the media that the extended…

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Ambedkar university announces second cut-off list

New Delhi, October 21 Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) released its second cut-off list for admission in undergraduate courses on Wednesday with the highest cut-off being 98.25 per cent for Psychology for aspirants from outside the national capital. The candidates from Delhi will need 97 per cent marks for admission in…

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Positive workplace policies attracting more women to Data Science space: survey

Mumbai, October 21 Gender positive workplace policies are attracting more women to the Data Science space, as a significant percentage of women believe that there are more opportunities for them in the AI and Analytics field now than five years ago, says a survey. According to a survey by…

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