IIT Bombay explains fee hike reasons, tells protesting students govt cannot subsidise beyond a point | 08 AUG 2022 | Theenn.com

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1. IIT Bombay explains fee hike reasons, tells protesting students 'govt cannot subsidise beyond a point'.

Students of IIT Bombay on Saturday got a bit of relief when after 15 days of protest against the fee hike, the administration reduced Rs 1,800 from the Semester Mess Advance (SMA) component of the fee structure.


2. Hyderabad boy bags Rs 1 crore scholarship to study in US varsity that gave 17 Nobel laureates.

Vedant Anandwade, of Hyderabad, received a scholarship of Rs. 1.3 crore from Case Western Reserve University in the United States for his pre-medical undergraduate studies in neuroscience and psychology.


3. PM-led Niti meet today on strengthening NEP.

The Niti Aayog governing council will on Sunday deliberate on the key elements of the New Education Policy and look for ways to strengthen it by addressing issues of access, foundational literacy, use of technology, foundational learning and teacher education.


4. Goa to implement hundred per cent NEP in higher education from next academic year: CM to Centre.

The Goa government will implement a hundred per cent of the syllabus in higher education institutes along the lines of the National Education Policy from the next academic year, chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Sunday.


5. Hunger strike by DU law students seeking postponement of exam enters day 2.

The hunger strike by a section of Delhi University's Faculty of Law students entered its second day on Sunday with students saying there has been no response from the department or the university over their demand for postponement of their examination.


6. Madras HC quashes proceedings against 11 Law students for raising slogans against Sri Lankan Govt.

The Madras High Court has set aside the criminal proceedings pending against 11 Law college students pending before a Magistrate Court in George Town here.


7. IIT Delhi, Koo collaborate to drive public awareness on air pollution.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi through the Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT), an Industry Academia Interface organization for IIT Delhi has announced a partnership with multi-lingual social media platform - Koo to create awareness on the need to curb air pollution and build a cleaner environment.


8. NMC invites applications to practise medicine from persecuted minorities from Pakistan.

The National Medical Commission on Friday invited applications from persecuted minorities from Pakistan who entered India on or before December 31, 2014 and obtained citizenship, for grant of permanent registration to practice modern medicine/allopathy.


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