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UP Board exams begin

Lucknow, March 16 The exams for classes 10th and 12th for the Uttar Pradesh Board began on Thursday, education officials said.

Indian-American teenager wins top science prize

Washington, March 16 Indian-American teenager, Indrani Das, won the top, $250,000 prize in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search competition for her research on treating brain injuries and diseases.

Cabinet nod to introduction of bill on IIITs

New Delhi, March 15 The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave approval to introduce a bill in Parliament to provide statutory status to 15 IIITs set up in public-private partnership.

CCEA approves 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

New Delhi, March 15 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the opening of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) under the civildefence sector.

Father cries foul in Dalit JNU student’s death

New Delhi, March 15 The father of a Dalit JNU student, who was found dead two days ago at a friend's house in south Delhi, has ruled out suicide, alleging that his son was battling caste-based harassment discrimination in his academic pursuits at the university.

AIIMS autopsy rules out foul play in JNU student’s death

New Delhi, March 15 The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday ruled out any foul play in the death of a 28-year-old Dalit student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, who allegedly hanged himself in his friend's room here on March 13.

Browse Satyajit Ray’s notes on National Digital Library app

Kolkata, March 15 Auteur Satyajit Ray's Kheror Khata (red books or manuscripts), where he jotted down minute details associated with his films, are now being made available by National Digital Library of India on your phones or tablets through an Android app.

IIT Kharagpur students asked to go green with innovations

Kolkata, March 15 Aspiring entrepreneurs at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, have been asked to go green with their innovations.

JNU student Order reserved on lie detector test

New Delhi, March 15 A Delhi court hearing the case of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed on Wednesday reserved order for March 20 after it was told that a lie-detector test is illegal unless undergone voluntarily.

IIT-Madras to hire foreign faculty, increase industry-funded research

Chennai, March 15 Attracting foreign nationals as faculty members, increasing the industry-institute research partnerships and donations from Indians and alumni, nurturing entrepreneurial skills among its students and drawing top corporates to its campus for job placements are some of the goals the Indian Institute of Technology - Madras (IIT-M) is pursuing, said a top official.