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Karnataka government directed all schools to observe every 3rd Saturday as ‘No Bag Day’.

In Karnataka the Primary and Secondary Education department on Friday issued an order stating that the weight of the school bag will not be more than 10 per cent of the student’s body weight and directed all the DDPIs to implement the same from June.   The department’s order will be applicable to all the Read More…

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DMK manifesto bats for abolition of NEET, metro for Tier II cities in TN

DMK on Tuesday promised to do away with the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical admissions and ushering in quota in the private sector in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha election. “The NEET for medical admissions will be scrapped,” DMK chief MK Stalin said while unveiling the salient features of his party’s manifesto. Also Read More…

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48 hours straight skating : 545 Indian students make Guinness world record

545 students set a Guinness world record by skating nonstop for 48 hours in Belgaum, Karnataka. The Shivaganga Skating club organised the largest roller skating session on November 10, 2018 in which skaters from Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh took part. Out of the 545 students, 200 were from Mumbai’s Read More…

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India seeks consular access to students detained in USA

India seeks consular access to students detained in US said External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.   India has sought consular access to its students detained by the US authorities and has impressed upon the Trump administration the need to address the situation at the earliest, the external affairs ministry said on Friday.   Asserting that the Read More…