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TN Medical College forced to discharge non-NEET students

The Medical Council of India has forced a medical college based in Nellur, Tamil Nadu to discharge 36 students who were admitted to the college outside the NEET system.NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is the pan-India entrance examination for recruitment for all medical colleges in the country.According to

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Permission sought to open 39 Ayurveda colleges in Uttar Pradesh

Various private entites have sought the central government's permission to open 39 Ayurveda colleges in the state of Uttar Pradesh, according to data obtained from the ministry of alternative medicine or AYUSH.Uttar Pradesh is already home to 48 out of the country's 341 Ayurveda colleges.Ayurveda, literally the study of life,

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NEET 2017 medical entrance exam to be conducted in 8 languages

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test medical entrance test for academic year 2017-18 will be conducted in eight languages, the government of India said.The decision was taken by the government after consultations with State Governments.The eight languages are Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu and Tamil.The language will not

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NIIT acquires Bangalore-based Perceptron’s business

NIIT, an Indian multinational company in skills and talent development, said it has acquired the business of Bangalore-based start-up Perceptron Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd.Established in 2014, Perceptron focuses on developing learning platforms that combine deep analytics and semantic computing to ensure better learning outcomes."Taking forward NIIT's thrust on digital transformation

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NIIT to train Chinese students in big data and analytics via new center

NIIT, an Indian multinational company in skills and talent development, launched its flagship training centre at Tongren Polytechnic College in China to develop next generation IT professionals in the field of big-data and analytics.Earlier in April 2016, NIIT entered into a strategic agreement with Guizhou province to help the provincial

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Aptech to open 1000 preschools in two years under tie-up with Montana

Training provider Aptech Ltd said it is entering into preschool education through an alliance with Mumbai-based Montana International Preschool.Montana International Preschool powered by Aptech (MIPA) plans to set up 1000 preschools in India over the next two years.Aptech is the latest education company to enter the pre-school market. TIME, a

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Government launches online library for blind people with TCS

The government, in association with NGOs, set up an online library called Sugamaya Pustakalaya for visually impaired people.This online platform offers e- books across diverse subjects and languages and multiple accessible formats and is powered by TCS access.With the help of SugamAya Pustakalaya -- set up with the help

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Government signs MoU with University of Latvia for Ayurveda research

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) and University of Latvia to provide a structured framework for taking forward academic research activities in Ayurveda.An Ayurveda professor will be sent to the University through deputation.University of Latvia had developed the first Ayurveda

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Six new IITs to be set up in AP, Goa, Jammu, Kerala, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, approved setting up of six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, Goa, Jammu, Kerala and Karnataka.They will be initially established as societies and later converted to 'full IITs' by amending the IIT Act of 1961.At

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