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Day: September 2, 2020

Nearly 44% students don’t appear for exam in Lucknow district

Several media reports show that nearly 44 percent of all the JEE aspirants who registered for the exam didn’t show up in the Lucknow district, even as the joint entrance exams kick off in the middle of the Coronavieus pandemic. https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/news/story/jee-main-2020-nearly-44-students-don-t-appear-for-exam-in-lucknow-district-on-day-1-1717805-2020-09-02Read More

Music Festivals of India: Northeast series

Ziro Music Festival As the year gears towards its end, around the month of September you will find youngsters in college, friends, seniors and all that music enthusiast crowd flooding social media with queries in search of tickets to this very coveted fest that takes place in the north eastern hill state of Arunachal Pradesh. […]Read More

Earlier Sunny Leone, now Shinchan’s name turns up on West

As popular cartoon character Shinchan’s name turned up on the merit list of a West Bengal college, it has filed a police complaint regarding the same.Shinchan’s name appeared at the top of north Bengal’s Siliguri College’s BSc Honours merit list. Earlier actress Sunny Leone’s name had turned up on the merit list of Ashutosh College […]Read More

46 additional special suburban trains to run on NEET JEE

Western Railways is set to run 46 additional special suburban trains for JEE and NEET candidates to be able to travel smoothly to their exam centres. General passengers will not be able to travel by these trains which will be running only on the exam dates. https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/news/story/jee-and-neet-2020-46-additional-special-suburban-trains-to-run-on-exam-dates-says-wester-railways-1717435-2020-09-01Read More

45% candidates skip exam in Gujarat amid Covid-19 crisis

Around 45 percent candidates from Gujarat skipped the Joint Entrance Exams, JEE. JEE 2020 started today i.e. September 1, 2020, for admission in engineering and pharmacy courses.An official stated that the percentage of students skipping the test stood at 25-30 percent in earlier years and the current figure raised by 10-15 percent. https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/news/story/jee-2020-45-candidates-skip-exam-in-gujarat-amid-covid-19-crisis-1717543-2020-09-01Read More

Teachers who taught me Life: A Tribute

By Debaroopa Bhattacharyya Ms. Dina Lekharu Teacher of English and Social Sciences Holy Child Convent Guwahati, Assam I was all of 8 years, when on my first day in class III B , my new class teacher Ms. Dina Lekharu walked into the room with a broad grin and a twinkle in her eyes, welcoming […]Read More