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Kanpur boy scores 100 percentile in JEE (Mains), brings laurel to state

KANPUR | Meet meritorious Naman Gupta of Kanpur who is one amongst 15 candidates in country who have scored hundred percentile in Joint Entrance Exam (Mains)-Paper I (B.E/BTECH), the result of which was declared on Saturday. He also emerged as the state topper in this exam. JEE (Mains) was conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). […]

IIT Hyderabad launches India’s first B.Tech course in AI

Hyderabad :  Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) on Thursday announced the launch of a full-fledged bachelor’s programme in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology from the new academic session, a first for the country and only the third globally. IIT-H is already offering an Masters in Technology programme in AI-Machine Learning (ML). Besides IIT, Carnegie Mellon University […]

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Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test cancelled after paper leaked

Bhubaneswar :  The Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) was cancelled and a probe ordered after its question paper was leaked on the social media on Wednesday, even as the first sitting of the examination was underway. “This was an unfortunate incident. We were forced to cancel the exams of both the sittings after the question […]

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No plans to make Hindi compulsory: Javadekar

New Delhi | Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday countered media reports on government’s intention of making Hindi compulsory, saying that no language is being given a compulsory status in the new National Education Policy (NEP). “The Committee on New Education Policy in its draft report has not recommended making any language compulsory. […]

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IGNOU question paper leak: Police register FIR, quiz students

New Delhi (2 Min Read) : Days after question paper of BCS-031 test of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) leaked through WhatsApp, the Delhi Police has registered an FIR in this connection and interrogated around 20 students, an officer said on Monday. On the complaint of IGNOU Registrar S.G. Swami, the police on Saturday […]

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IIT-Delhi-built sensor could prevent elephant deaths on railway tracks

New Delhi : Elephant deaths on railway tracks may be averted when a sensor built by a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) is put to test. If all goes well, it may be installed along the tracks frequented by elephants and prevent their cruel deaths. “The sensors are yet to be installed. […]