NTA Releases IGNOU PhD Entrance Exam Centre City Ahead Of Issuing Admit Card

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the exam centre cities for the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) PhD entrance test scheduled for February 24, 2022. The IGNOU PhD entrance exam centres 2022 are the venues wherein the tests will be held. IGNOU PhD entrance exam centre 2022 has been allotted to candidates on the basis of the centres selected at the time of filling the PhD entrance test application form. Students due to appear the entrance test can check the advance intimation slip on the official website —…

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The seed of the matter

In times of a pandemic, increasingly the shelves of supermarkets are dotted with food that is touted as healthy. So, soft drink bottles have been nudged out to make way for healthy drinks and a few of those that seem to be ubiquitous are the ones infused with chia seeds, which have their origins in South America. While these might be a new entrant on the health scene, India has always been abundant in the seeds that we consume. Come summers and musk melon and water melon seeds were consumed…

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JEE Main 2022 new exam dates out: Check admit card date, intimation of city and other details

JEE Main 2022: The revised examination dates for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2022, has been announced by the National Testing Agency, NTA, on the official website, the link for which is jeemain.nta.nic.in. As per the new schedule, the JEE Mains session 1 exam will be held on April 21, 24, 25, 29 and May 1, 4, 2022. “Meanwhile, representations are being received from the candidates seeking the change of dates of Session 1 of JEE (Main) – 2022 on account of the clashing of their Board Exam dates…

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How to Prepare for the End of COVID Student Loan Forbearance

Since March 2020, student loan borrowers have been given a break from paying their federal student loan payments. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., the government passed the CARES Act, a federal stimulus package designed to bolster the economy. It gave student borrowers financial relief by placing their payments in forbearance and slashing interest rates to 0 percent. That pause on payments has been extended several times, most recently in late December 2021 with student loan forbearance now scheduled to end on May 1, 2022. That gives borrowers time to…

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Primary Classes Of MP Schools Reopen After Break Due To COVID-19

Classroom teaching in the primary section of Madhya Pradesh schools resumed on Monday after remaining closed since March 24 last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said. However, they added that attendance, despite a cap of 50 per cent of class strength, was low. “Schools were shut since March 24, 2020. Students seemed enthusiastic to be back in class after such a long gap. Those who did not have mobile phones to attend online classes seemed to be more excited,” Bhopal District Education Officer (DEO) Nitin Saxena told PTI. Queried…

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Diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics: A message to China from the West

Tension between China and the Western allies has escalated with Canada and the United Kingdom following the US and Australia’s diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics. France said it would consult its European allies on the boycott call.   The US and the European countries announcing diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in China have criticised the Chinese Communist Party (CPC), the ruling party in the country, alleging human rights violations in Xinjiang. China has been under attack from human rights activists and the international community over alleged mistreatment of the ethnic Uyghur…

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In a graphic: How Goa’s politics could take a turn because of five new politicians

Since joining the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on October 29, tennis icon Leander Paes has become the party’s face in Goa, doing rounds of the state and meeting with citizens across the social spectrum. In these meetings, he frequently highlights his Goan roots, insisting he is a son-of-the-soil who might have been away from the state, but not from its culture. His father, Vece Paes, is from Assolna in Velim constituency, a Congress bastion till 2017. Paes has been focusing on the issues like unemployment, women’s safety and mining. He has…

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Here’s the very short list of colleges offering tuition discounts for distance learning this fall

Nearly all college students think distance learning should cost less. Very few schools agree. After most colleges and universities moved online in the spring, three-quarters of all college students were unhappy with the quality of the education they received. Now, roughly 93% of undergraduates said tuition should be lowered if classes continue remotely in the fall, according to a recent survey of more than 13,000 students by online note-sharing platform OneClass et only a small handful of schools are planning to charge less next semester. While a number of colleges and universities have offered a…

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Indian-Origin Scientist Finds Likely Cause For Fall Of Indus Valley Civilisation

Shifting monsoon patterns linked to climate change likely caused the rise and fall of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation, according to a study by an Indian-origin scientist which analysed data from North India covering the past 5,700 years. The analysis by Nishant Malik from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in the United State used a new mathematical method to study ancient climate patterns in North India over time, providing insights about past climates using indirect observations. The research, published in ‘Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science’, noted that by…

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Dedication of Vendhar Nagar College of Agricultural Sciences and launching of Telemedicine centre, KTR ,SRMIST

 A visual function was held yesterday (24.08.2020) to dedicate Vendhar Nagar College of Agricultural Sciences, one of the group Institutions of SRMIST and to launch Telemedicine center at SRM Hospital, Kattankulathur. Video screens were installed at Vendar Nagar (college Venue), Baburayanpettai (Near Achirupakkam) and SRM campus, Kattankulathur to live stream the event and the function coincided with the Birth anniversary of our beloved Founder Chancellor Dr.T.R.Paarivendhar, Member of Parliament. [“source=srm-university.blogspot”]

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