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Diet tips for students: Three best foods to eat to sharpen memory and boost performance during exams

It’s important for students to eat a healthy diet that will fuel their body, boost performance in the class or exams. Here are some of the best foods that can help boost memory and focus. Diet tips for students: 3 best foods to sharpen your memory  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New Delhi: There’s no denying the fact that diet plays a vital ... Read More »

To boost global rankings, IITs woo foreign students, faculty

IITs targeting Asia to scout for students, EU and the US for faculties. Photo: Mint New Delhi: As the most sought-after institute in the country, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) never felt the need to reach out to aspiring students or faculty. It has always been the other way round. That’s set to change. In their effort to improve their ... Read More »

CBSE paper leak: Students hold protest at Jantar Mantar seeking justice

In the wake of reports claiming paper leaks, the CBSE had on Wednesday announced the re-examination of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The shrill cries of ‘we want justice’ pierced the serene morning air at Jantar Mantar on Thursday as hundreds of students gathered in New Delhi, protesting against the re-examination of Class 10 ... Read More »

DU Admission For Foreign Students From 15 February; No Entrance Test

Delhi University (DU) has invited applications from February 15 for foreign nationals for admissions to its undergraduate, postgraduate, M.Phil and PhD courses for the 2018-19 academic year, a release said. “The university offers over 250 programmes at various levels and there is no entrance test for foreign nationals,” the release issued by the Registrar said. Eligible foreign applicants are informed ... Read More »

Tammy Bruce: Drain the education swamp – College students’ tyrannical behavior must be stopped

Editor’s note: The following column first appeared in the Washington Times. How many conversations have we had with our friends, family and co-workers wondering what happened to the millennials? We expect a new generation to have new ideas and new ways of approaching the world. So how do we explain when a new generation is steeped in bullying, complaining about hurt feelings, ... Read More »

Texas Education Agency waives some testing requirements for Harvey-affected students

Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath discusses the scope of financial losses to Texas public schools affected by Hurricane Harvey at a House Public Education Committee hearing at the state Capitol on Oct. 12, 2017.  Erika Rich for The Texas Tribune The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath is not changing state standardized test dates for students affected ... Read More »

Australian government scholarships for 52 Indian students: Envoy

Representative graphic NEW DELHI: Australian envoy Harinder Sidhu on Friday announced that 52 Indian students will be offered the Australian governments prestigious Australia Awards-Endeavour scholarships and Fellowships for 2018. Three Australians will also undertake learning opportunities in India as part of these awards. “I congratulate the successful applicants. They have been selected on the basis of their potential to build educational, research and professional ... Read More »

IIT Roorkee students win international competition by developing ‘Evacool’

As a part of the ‘Go Green in the City 2017’ held at the Schneider Electric headquarters in Paris, two IIT Roorkee students developed a low-cost earthenware cooling technology named Evacool. As a part of the ‘Go Green in the City 2017’ held at the Schneider Electric headquarters in Paris, two Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee students developed a low-cost ... Read More »

UP board exams: students will now write under CCTVs

Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Rajive Kumar said the move is aimed to ensure copying-free board exams to be held across state. Photo: Hindustan Times Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday issued directions to install CCTV cameras in all board examination centres by December to check copying. Chief secretary Rajive Kumar said the move is aimed to ensure ... Read More »

IIT Bombay students to now be fined for forgetting IDs, notification issued

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) students will have to be more punctual now as each time they forget their ID cards, while entering or exiting the campus, they will be fined.  Soumyo Mukherjee, Dean, Student Affairs issued a notification informing the students that a fine of Rs 200 would be imposed on those found not carrying their ID ... Read More »